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Yoga classes run by gay men for gay men at
Yogabase 255 Liverpool Road, Islington, London N1 (Angel tube)
Wednesday 8pm: beginners £8
Sunday 7pm: beginners £8
Friday 6.40pm: more advanced £9
Discounts: £15 for 2 consecutive classes or £20 for 3 consecutive classes within 7 days (more):
Book online Davidtierney@btinternet.com or phone 0207 625 4521
Classes are taught by David Tierney, Iyengar yoga teacher and Sports Therapist, more
“My aim is to apply a scientific approach to yoga practice. I will teach you how to use yoga postures to develop muscular-skeletal physical health and strength with minimal risk of strain or injury…” more
These classes develop techniques for:
strength, stamina, suppleness more
relief of backache, stiff joints, tension more
good posture more
Techniques are developed from physiological practices analysed and tested for efficacy
Particular features include:
safe limits to avoid injury more
muscular strength to protect joints more
natural joint alignment more.
good posture to relieve pain and
promote emotional well being .more
practices analysed and tested for efficacy.
The FAQs: Classes for beginners and more advanced
What to wear, what to bring and what to eat
Why yoga for gay men?
..and if I’m not a gay man?
Research finds most low back pain is caused by poor posture and weak muscles. more
Muscle strength, balance and good posture can help deal with pain and discomfort in the back, hips, knees and shoulders more.
Learn and practice postures and exercises that can help make and keep you fit and pain free more
Psychological conditions often have physical symptoms. Yoga works on both levels more
Postures and breathing techniques induce different moods - some calming, others enlivening helping relieve insomnia, anxiety, depression and fatigue more.
Relaxation techniques are taught in class but your ability to relax will be greatly enhanced with regular practice of the postures. The skills learned in posture work can help give you the control necessary to relax and be generally more calm and in control. more
Sports therapy uses massage, joint mobilisation, posture and exercise work to treat common sports injuries and similar muscle and joint conditions including back pain that occurs in muscles and joints when strained through misalignment or overuse. It can relieve pain, promote recovery from an injury and prevent recurrence of the problem more
Treatment aims to help your body in its own healing process. It can relieve pain by soothing the nerves of muscles and joints and by stimulating the body’s natural pain-killers and pumping nutrients into the injured area. Posture work and specified exercises can help realign joints and rehabilitate the injury and help prevent the problem recurring. more
Sports therapy and yoga are complimentary.
Consultation and treatment are available at the studio in St John's Wood, at the Yogabase studio in Islington or at your home.
020 7625 4521