• Sports and Recreational

Hot African Yoga (Legon Session)

  • Accra, Ghana
  • 30
  • English

Description

During Hot African yoga sessions, participants engage in a series of physical and mental exercises aimed at promoting flexibility, strength, relaxation, and mindfulness. The session typically begins with a brief period of centering and grounding, where participants focus on their breath and set an intention for the practice. The instructor guides the class through a series of yoga postures, which can be standing, seated, or lying down. In addition to physical and mental benefits, yoga sessions often aim to create a welcoming and inclusive atmosphere, fostering a sense of community among participants. The instructor may incorporate principles of mindfulness, gratitude, and self-compassion, promoting overall well-being.

Itinerary

The session begins with a gentle warm-up, consisting of light movements and stretches to prepare the body for the yoga practice. It may include neck rolls, shoulder rolls, gentle twists, and loosening up the major joints.

The instructor guides participants through a series of standing poses that focus on balance, strength, and flexibility. 

After the physical poses, the session continues with various breathing exercises to enhance breath awareness and control.

The session ends with a period of mindfulness and meditation, where participants are encouraged to focus on their breath, cultivate present moment awareness, and deepen relaxation. 

Participants lie down on their backs with their eyes closed, allowing the body and mind to fully relax and integrate the benefits of the practice.

The instructor ends the session by expressing gratitude, offering a final intention, or inviting participants to bring the benefits of the session into their daily lives.

Frequently Asked Questions

It is recommended to wear comfortable, flexible clothing that allows for a full range of movement. Choose breathable materials and avoid anything too tight or restrictive.

Absolutely! Yoga sessions are typically open to practitioners of all levels, including beginners. Just inform the instructor about your level of experience, and they can offer modifications and guidance to suit your needs.

No, yoga sessions are tailored to accommodate various levels of ability. The instructor will offer modifications for each pose so that you can choose the variation that suits you best. You are encouraged to listen to your body and work at your own pace.

It’s generally recommended to practice yoga on an empty or light stomach to avoid discomfort during certain poses. If you need to eat something before the session, opt for a small, easily digestible snack at least an hour before the start.

It’s important to listen to your body and avoid pushing beyond your limitations. If a pose causes pain or discomfort, ease out of it or modify it to a version that feels more comfortable. You can always ask the instructor for guidance or assistance.

Meeting And Pickup

Meeting Point

University Of Ghana Sports Directorate, Accra, Ghana

End point

This activity ends back at the meeting point.

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