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Indigo Yoga offers a variety of yoga styles including but not limited to tranquil Flow/ Vinyasa yoga classes, Hot/ Bikram yoga classes and seasonal outdoor classes. Our classes are suitable for all levels of fitness, all ages, and all stages of life.

Indigo Yoga Studio is situated in Paulshof, Sandton, Johannesburg (Between Lonehill, Bryanston, Rivonia and Sunninghill); North of the N1 highway. The closest offramp from N1 highway is Rivonia Road.

We offer private yoga classes at the studio and private healing sessions. Private yoga classes are conducted in our studio and sessions are 60 min. Healing sessions include various modalities and services including but not limited to: Thai Sen Foot Reflexology, Energy Balancing,  Reiki, Munay-Ki, Transformational Healing,  Quantum Healing and Cord Cutting. Healing sessions booked by appointment only.

Age is a number and we firmly believe that a yoga practise should be sustainable through all stages of life. Yoga is a healing practise that should support your body. Yoga asana practise is not about being able to touch your toes but what you learn on the way down about yourself. The focus is on the journey. The posture is not a destination but merely a way point through an adventure. The adventure is getting to know your self. Coming to terms with what your body will allow you to do and what not. Allowing your self to rediscover and revisit belief patterns and finding time to listen to and honor the messages your body holds for you. Yoga is a journey of learning a new language. The body’s language which merely reflects what the soul has been experiencing. The messages our bodies holds are an ancient reflection of our emotional state and past trauma, joy and experiences.

Pregnancy and Yoga. All our classes are open to pregnant students. We find that many fit pregnant students (who had a regular yoga practise prior to pregnancy) struggle to find a studio where they are welcomed. Most fit pregnant students require a space to practice mindfully and are still able to do a normal low intensity class with proper adjustments to suit their pregnant bodies.  Our studio regards pregnancy as a stage of life and not a condition. Practising mindfully during all stages of life promotes a regular yoga practice that is sustainable. We understand that yoga hold various unequalled benefits for pregnancy. Yoga is one of the few forms of exercise that is suitable and supportive to pregnancy. Breathing properly in pregnancy is crucial for both mother and baby. Yoga provides tools to cope with the challenge of a constantly changing body cannot be replaced by any other form of exercise. Mental resilience combined with the physical and emotional balance that yoga provides should never be underestimated.

Personal attention and assistance is very important to us. Yoga will support holistic living and we encourage all family members to participate. Soon to come will be our kid’s yoga classes!

Yoga will transform your life.  Note that yoga is not purely a form of exercise and will influence your whole life on all levels. We promote yoga at our studio as a non-religious yet very spiritual experience which most often results in physical, mental and emotional balance and well- being. Some side effects may include a feeling of blissful happiness, glowing healthy complexion, ease of movement, weight release and increased fertility. Should any of these side effects seem unbearable please refrain from practising yoga. Note that some old injuries may be permanently healed.  During the healing process they may present themselves as recurring injuries but if a student practise awareness they may notice that the pseudo symptoms will pass quickly as the body heals itself. Please discuss any of these incidences with your teachers to ensure that you are being mindful and not ignorant.

May you be glowing with joy, wellbeing and gratitude, every day!

Benefits of Yoga

  • Facilitates a physical, mental and emotional detox, eliminating toxins.
  • Yoga works on all the systems of the body which includes the:
  • Respiratory system: increasing your lung capacity, improving circulation; cardio-vascular workout due to the nature of many of the movements which improves & requires a combination of strength, flexibility and endurance.
  • Improving your Central Nervous system – decreasing stress held within the body, nervous tension and anxiety.
  • Massages the Glandular system which aids metabolism and calcium absorption into the body. Each posture has its specific benefit, targeting a specific organ, system or muscle group.
  • Realigning the Skeletal system.
  • Great for cross-training by improving flexibility–assist all athletes (rock climbers, cyclists) to retain strength with increased flexibility to prevent and heal injuries.
  • Facilitates focus and concentration & increases productivity.
  • Through focus one is able to meditate or find silent moments, which brings peace to mind.
  • Enhances sleep and aids against insomnia.
  • Increases energy available and vitality in the body.
  • Aids with balance, helps with depression by bringing the body and brain chemicals back in balance.
  • Balance weight and increase muscle tone. Note that consistency and a regular practise is essential to enjoy consistent benefits.
  • Yoga slows down the ageing process allowing more oxygen uptake into the bloodstream & cells (including those of the skin) making them more vibrant and elastic.
  • Strengthens the bones through weight-bearing postures and prevents future bone degenerative diseases. Increase in bone density has been reported by various students.
  • Cleanses the blood through strong breathing, which also increases your lung capacity, and more oxygen in your body is a strong healthy body.
  •  Reducing accumulation of fats around the waist and abdomen & Dissolving fat
  • Curing stomach ailments including constipation, indigestion, aiding peristalsis, reducing flatulence, IBS by balancing stomach acids. Strengthening digestive organs and increasing digestive fire.
  • Toning of the liver and spleen.
  • Strengthening the back, hips and legs.
  • Strengthening the spinal cord.
  • Correction of digestion and respiratory problems.
  • Strengthening the heart and spinal column.

 

Benefits of a regular yoga practice in pregnancy:

  • Eliminating/ reducing water retention.
  • Helping sciatica and balancing diabetes.
  • Easing menstrual cramps over time.
  • Strengthening the womb.
  • Strengthening and cleansing the kidneys.
  • Alleviating and preventing constipation and haemorrhoids.
  • Ease natural labour by preparing and strengthening body and pelvic floor.
  • Practising breathing techniques to provide coping mechanisms to alleviate labour pain.

 

Benefits of yoga for Kids/ Teenagers:

  • Balance and enhance Emotions/ mood through balancing hormones & brain chemicals. Excellent to treat ADD and ADHD naturally without any negative side effects.
  • Increase concentration & grows new neurological pathways.
  • Assists neuromuscular-development.
  • Promotes development of the vestibular system.
  • Encourages midline crossing motions; motor development on both sides of the body.
  • Develops a strong and flexible body.
  • Increases balance, body awareness and coordination.
  • Improves posture and alignment.
  • Develops core strength, essential for good posture and correct physical alignment.
  • Reduces injuries and improves performance.
  • Improves digestion, circulation and elimination.
  • Strengthens the immune system.
  • Relaxes the body, promoting better sleep.
  • Improves quality of breathing & lung capacity.