Yoga at Castle Royle

Castle Royle Golf & Country Club offers a range of Yoga classes, which are included in the price of your Health & Fitness membership. Situated in Knowl Hill, our club is within easy driving distance of Reading, Twyford and Maidenhead.




What is the definition of yoga?

Yoga originated in India about 5,000 years ago, and has been adapted in other countries in a variety of ways. It is an ancient form of exercise that focuses on strength and flexibility and breathing to boost physical and mental wellbeing. The main components of Yoga are postures (they are a series of movements designed to increase your strength and flexibility) and breathing.

What are the health benefits of Yoga classes?

•    Increase in your Strength
•    Increase in your Flexibility
•    Increase in Balance

There is some evidence to suggest that it can help reduce high blood pressure, heart disease, aches and pains, including low back pain, depression and stress.

Yoga is very popular if you have arthritis for its gentle way of promoting flexibility and strength. Some research suggests that Yoga can reduce pain and mobility problems in people with knee osteoarthritis.

Who is Yoga suitable for?

Yoga is a form of exercise that can be enjoyed from childhood to your advanced years.  Each varying style has slight differences in exercise sequences but each form Yoga can be suitable for all fitness levels.  

What style of Yoga would suit me?

There are many different styles of Yoga, such as Ashtanga, Iyengar and Dru.  Some styles are more vigorous than others. Some may have a different area of emphasis, such as posture or breathing. Many teachers develop their own practice by studying more than one style.  The key is to choose a class appropriate to your fitness level and your personal preference.


Yoga in Twyford

Join a Yoga class today to experience the health benefits.   Fill in our Enquiry Form so we can tailor a perfect fit for all your Health and Fitness Needs. Alternatively, click the link on the right to enquire.