Body&Brain is a holistic Korean mind and body exercise training that is designed to awaken your body and brain to its highest potential. Regular classes help you improve your physical health, reduce stress levels and stabilise emotions. Techniques include tapping, shaking, stretching, core strength building exercises, meditation, breathing and Ki Gong sequences. Through classes you gain physical endurance, higher energy levels and a calm and clear mind amongst other benefits.
Most classes have the same structure: warm up, stretching, high energy exercises, cooling down, tea and sharing time.
Body&Brain focuses on the development of the body's core strength as the basis of physical, mental and spiritual health.
Rather than focusing on a strict set of poses, it incorporates a wide variety of mind-body exercises so each day of your practice will ultimately be different.
People of all ages, body types and fitness levels may participate comfortably in a our classes.
Body&Brain exercises help practitioners develop greater awareness and sensitivity to the well-being of their bodies, through developing a better understanding of Ki energy, it's pathways through the body and blockages. Body&Brain also includes a unique emphasis on the brain as the determiner of health and well being; during a class you will experience your brain waves slowing down from Alpha to Beta states as you reconnect with your brain stem - the core of the brain that maintains all the basic functions in your body.
Monday's - Detox Yoga - Increase heat and strength in your core, meridian stretching, breathing, relaxation and meditation.
Tuesday's - Deep Breathing Yoga - Deep meridian stretching, breathing exercises relaxation and meditation.
Wednesday's - Energy Yoga - Meridian stretching, tapping, vibration, relaxation and energy meditation.
Thursday's - Ki Gong - A peaceful martial art from South Korea. Joint opening, gather core energy and follow the standardised natural forms that arise from a deep meditative state.
Friday's - Vibration Yoga - dance, shake, stretch and deep tapping to completely revive and refresh your physical and energy bodies.