3 new sessions starting this month! CrossFit Kids, Yoga and Assault!

ASSAULT Tuesday 20th October (£6 per session):
A circuit based training session for all. You do not have to have to have completed a introduction with us to take part in this session. Assault thinks differently, be prepared for the unexpected.

“Circuit training” is typically a form of body conditioning or resistance training at high-intensity. Targeting strength building and muscular endurance.

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BREATHE FREESTYLE FITNESS YOGA (£6 per session, date to be confirmed this month):
Freestyle Fitness Yoga targets flexibility, stability and strength. It is a fitness programme that incorporates deep stretch, yoga postures and modern evidence based fitness practices.

Freestyle Fitness Yoga Instructors are taught how to understand Yoga postures from an anatomical and physiological perspective. This means that they can provide a unique stand-point on traditional Yoga. They understand their students potential for strength gains and their limitations for flexibility resulting in constant progression.

FFY instructors are all innovative and unique, they are taught to quietly and mindfully mentor their students by coaching and progressing each individual within a group as they want class participants to understand their bodies potential and be the best that they can possibly be.

What is FFY?
FFY is a fitness program that incorporates stretch, strength & Yoga postures. Every element of FFY is validated from a fitness perspective. Any one taking part in a FFY class can expect to improve their strength and flexibility, seeing the benefits within 8 weeks. They will learn how to understand their bodies and begin to move more effectively and efficiently, improving posture, self awareness and confidence. It is a brilliant way to tone up your entire body and also help to prevent injuries due to changes in your flexibility.

FFY is:
• suitable for all levels of fitness and for both men and women
• suitable for both beginners and more advanced participants
• a mixture of standing and seated exercises

How does FFY differ from traditional Yoga?
FFY concentrates on movement, breathing, transitions from one posture to another and progression. There is no dogma, chanting or use of Sanskrit terms as postures are prescribed from a modern fitness perspective. We adopt a mindful method of teaching that reflects the Buddhist traditions of Yoga in a more contemporary and social environment. We avoid prescription of extreme postures that exceed optimal ranges of motion in favour of individual strengths and performance. During FFY moves and postures can be sequenced together to the beat of the music making transitions seamless and graceful.

Who is FFY appropriate for?
FFY is designed with you in mind, creating a powerful programme of strength, endurance and flexibility. We fuse traditional Yoga postures with contemporary Fitness principles allowing you to own your practice and release the modern Yogi. Yoga allows you to find an equilibrium state in body and mind, FFY champions your skills and offers an understanding of your limitations. You will achieve personal peace and perfection through your workout with FFY.

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CrossFit Kids (date to be confirmed this month)
CrossFit Kids is a method for teaching CrossFit to children ages 3-18. Based on the principle of Mechanics, Consistency and then Intensity, CrossFit Kids emphasizes good movement throughout childhood and adolescence. Consistently good mechanics translates to physical literacy, enhanced sports performance and fewer sports injuries for kids. Not only that, a vast body of research indicates that exercise is beneficial to cognitive function, which means consistent adherence to the program can have a positive impact on children’s academic achievement.

CrossFit Kids is to be BIG FUN for all ages. Broad-Inclusive-General fun. Fun means we provide an active alternative to sedentary pursuits, which means less childhood obesity and all-around better health for our children. Further, the needs of second graders and high-school “varsity” wrestlers differ by degree and not kind; the program is scalable for any age or experience level and accounts for the varied maturation status one can find in a class full of kids. CrossFit Kids is designed to be minimalist; and often requires little or no equipment up until the age of around 12, allowing a wide array of socioeconomic groups an opportunity to be physically fit and physically active throughout their lives.

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Cuba's Yampier Hernandez warms up before his Olympic boxing qualifier match against Colombia's Oscar Negrete in Guatemala City April 30, 2008.    REUTERS/Daniel LeClair  (GUATEMALA)

Cuba’s Yampier Hernandez warms up before his Olympic boxing qualifier match against Colombia’s Oscar Negrete in Guatemala City April 30, 2008. REUTERS/Daniel LeClair (GUATEMALA)

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