If you've never taken a yoga class or have had very limited yoga experience, it could be a bit intimidating, but fear not. At Harmony Yoga and Wellness in Wantagh, every teacher is certified, gentle and considerate, and takes into account each student's needs. You will be encouraged to explore your body's capabilities, but won't be pushed beyond them. The idea is to gradually improve your strength and flexibility, not to risk injury by pushing your body too far, too fast.
Contact us for a free consultation by email or phone to determine which class would be most suitable for your experience, health and fitness level.
To get started, all you will need is to come in comfortable clothing that will not restrict your range of motion. Whether it's baggy or form-fitting is entirely up to your comfort. No one is here to judge anyone, and there are no fashion police.
Yoga practice is generally done barefoot, however, if you tend to feel cold, you might wish to wear socks with a non-slip material on the bottom. Regular socks can be slippery, which could cause an injury, and we want you to be safe.
If you have a yoga mat, please bring it with you. If you don't, that's OK too, because we keep several on hand that can be used by people who are just starting their yoga practice.
Most beginning yoga classes will be a mixture of warmup, standing poses and mat work (seated and/or lying down), followed by a guided meditation to end the class.
During the class, we may use a number of different tools to either make it easier or more challenging, as needed. Those tools include blocks, straps, elastic bands, weights, Pilates rings, wedges, bolsters, pillows, blankets, chairs and more. All of these tools are provided by Harmony Yoga and Wellness, so - no equipment - no problem!
Yoga has been known to reduce blood pressure, stress and anxiety, increase flexibility, strength and peace of mind, improve the body's ability to heal and overall well-being.
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Harmony Yoga and Wellness,
Healing Arts Center
3050 Merrick Road
Wantagh, NY 11793