Aqua Yoga is a low impact form of yoga that is practiced in shallow water. A new and exciting modality for any yoga practice. Many students may find yoga on a mat somewhat limiting or frustrating, and may have difficulty getting into certain poses. Yoga in the pool is an amazing place to experience the many benefits of yoga.The feeling of weightlessness in the water takes the stress out of challenged joints and stabilizes them to free muscular tension and discomfort. Experienced yoga students are finding that they can take their practice to a whole new level by practicing familiar or new poses on a deeper level.
Aqua yoga strengthens and tones the body while relieving tension and renewing energy There are also added advantages of practicing in the water: Immersion in water assists the heart in venous return and pulmonary function. Something that the gravitational field in a land based class cannot offer. As water reduces the effects of gravity on the body, blood flows back to the heart with less effort resulting in a lower resting heart rate.