Yoga is a form of gentle exercise employing precision exercises, breathing and relaxation as a means of enhancing the union of the mind and the body. Yoga tones muscles, increases flexibility, stimulates the nervous system and helps to correct postural imbalances. The Studio Maxi Dance offers two yoga styles:
Pranajama yoga is an ancient practice concerned with breath control. In the yoga tradition, the breath is said to carry a person's life force. Prana means life force or breath sustaining the body; Ayama translates as to extend or draw out. Together two mean breath extension or control.
Hatha yoga - Hatha means willpower, and it refers to a disciplined practice and behaviour using willpower and energy. Hatha yoga is the path of practice and purification - internal, as well as external. It is therefore an additional yoga path to the four traditional paths. Regular practice of these exercises requires willpower and discipline and that is why this path is called Hatha yoga