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As we enter into a new year with 2024, we’re treated to that familiar time where we consider making changes to our lifestyle, whatever those resolutions may be.

Now we may be a little biased, but whether you want to slow things down, become more active, or are just hankering for something new, yoga provides both an accessible and fulfilling, easy to maintain option to promote both your physical and mental wellbeingthat’s two birds with one stone when it comes to New Year’s resolutions.

So without further ado here’s…

Ten reasons to choose yoga as your New Year’s resolution for 2024

  1. Yoga provides strength through conditioning. It helps to improve both your muscle mass, and bone density without the need for complicated sessions at the gym. But if you enjoy sports and other forms of exercise, maybe try Yoga for Cyclists and Sports.
  2. Not only that, yoga encourages mental clarity via concentration, whether that’s in an easy and gentle manner, or in an activating and engaging morning session.
  3. You don’t have to be flexible to do yoga – and what better way to discover that than in a beginner session.
  4. It helps manage anxiety and stress, while increasing feelings of emotional and social well-being as according to the World Health Organisation, it helps manage anxiety and stress, while increasing feelings of emotional and social well-being. For men looking to improve mental and physical health, yoga is a great means to unwind.
  5. From the super-fit, to those just dipping their toe in, yoga is suitable and fulfilling for people in all states of health.
  6. It brings you a heightened awareness of your own body, which is not only satisfying, but useful in injury prevention.
  7. Iyengar yoga which we practice at Cheshire Yoga is the most popular form around the world, focusing close attention on alignment and posture to provide you the best results.
  8. To teach Iyengar you must be highly-qualified with at least 6 years of Iyengar specific experience, meaning you’re in capable hands with our yogis.
  9. Yoga, especially Iyengar Yoga is highly accessible through it’s use of props to enable everyone to access and benefit from the poses, not just the super bendy.
  10. And it lasts a lifetime – from dynamic sequences to quiet restorative work using props, there is always a practice for you.

Don’t just take our word for it, find out how we’ve helped hundreds of students fulfil their mental and physical goals through yoga.

If that sounds good to you, consider trying out a new class in 2024. We offer a range of single sessions so you can just dip your toes in before committing to a full course.