Engage Yoga Sunshine Coast - engage_yoga_faq


What is Yoga?

The word yoga in Sanskrit means ‘to yoke’ or to ‘have union’. In yoga we use the breath and our postures to unite the body with the mind, the heart and the spirit. For a more detailed explanation click here

What do I need to bring to class?

A water bottle and your smile. Mats and props available at the studio. Please let your teacher know if you have any injuries, illnesses or pain before each class.

How long does the class go for?

75 minutes. Please arrive 5 minutes before class begins.

What are the benefits of Yoga?

Yoga supports a healthy and happy lifestyle, it lowers blood sugar, helps you focus, relaxes your system, improves your balance, maintains your nervous system, releases tension in your limbs, helps you sleep deeper, and boosts your immune system functionality.

Yoga improves your flexibility, builds muscle strength, perfects your posture, prevents cartilage and joint breakdown, protects your spine, betters your bone health, increases your blood flow, drains your lymph nodes and boosts immunity, ups your heart rate, drops your blood pressure, regulates your adrenal glands.

What is Meditation?

Meditation is a practice that involves turning the mind and attention inward and focusing on a single point. Eg, breath, thought, image, or object.  Mediation is short moments of awareness or making friends with the mind.

For details on the many benefits of meditation click here

"Jo’s yoga classes have really helped strengthen my knee before and after surgery.
As she is a Registered Nurse I feel very safe in her class with my long standing injuries and health issues."