Aqua Yoga is practiced in the pool, offering all the benefits of stretch, relaxation and deep breathing with buoyancy and water resistance. It is accessible to everyone irrespective of age, fitness level, previous yoga experience and swimming ability. The class is conducted in swallow water.
What are the Benefits? Our bodies bear less weight in water, the muscles are relaxed and can be stretched and strengthened with less incident of injury. It is super low impact, making it ideal for anyone with joint pain to improve strength, flexibility and range of motion. The buoyant effect of water takes the pressure off the joints, alleviating pain or discomfort some may feel during traditional exercise. Aqua Yoga will help build body awareness, reduce pain, improve balance and reduce stress.
Who can benefit from AQUA Yoga? Everyone. It can help those with arthritis, hip or knee replacement, multiple sclerosis, anxiety, depression, balance issues and beginners who want to try yoga. Aqua Yoga is a compliment to any athletic workout and Yoga Practice. As our bodies change and mature with time, when you add the element of water to a Yoga practice there are endless positive benefits.
Example: The closing pose, Savasana is done with 1-2 noodles, floating on the calm water and letting go. Just a lovely experience in the element of water, settling and ending your practice with peace, tranquility and total relaxation.
Introducing NEW Aqua Fit Yoga* class including more aerobic endurance stimulating the cardiovascular system to melt, tone and condition your entire body. A boost of resistance training with water weights, kick boards, noodles and tire tubes. AFY* class includes exhilarating cardio movement, yoga poses and meditation. Join the fun and preview a class in November.
Where: Lakeside Pool and Spring Park Pool , Celebration Florida. Both pools are geothermal sourced for heating and cooling with soothing salt water.
Times: Mornings Tuesday & Thursday @ 10:00 am, Lakeside Pool. Special Evening class on Thursdays @ 5:30 pm, Spring Park Pool. Class is about 50 minutes of fun.
RESERVATIONS REQUIRED: The Town of Celebration requires reservations to be made before attending class. SIMPLE & EASY to do: Text @407-764-8510 or send email (NinaFlashYoga@gmail.com or AquaTerraYoga@gmail.com) with your name, class day and time.
What “you” need to bring: Towel, water bottle & sunglasses.
Cost: $10 for Celebration residents, $12 for non-residents. Payment received before class is greatly appreciated and reserves your spot. Visit the “About “page for easy payment options.