Intermediate level (aimed at those with some understanding of dance – Ballet, Contemporary and Jazz dance styles). Concession rates available.
We are not currently running adult gymnastics.
Ballet is an ideal discipline for developing poise and posture, co-ordination and rhythm. Classes are available on a drop in basis working on basic ballet technique and freedom on movement.
Physical postures strengthen and tone muscles and, when performed in rapid succession, can provide cardiovascular conditioning. Meditation and deep breathing can reduce stress, thereby lowering blood pressure and inducing relaxation. Mind/body awareness can influence mood and self-esteem to improve quality of life. At the Harringay club we focus on Iyengar yoga. Most yoga classes are available on a drop-in basis. The Iyengar method of Yoga is initially learnt through the in-depth study of asanas (posture) and pranayama (breathe control). With over 200 classical yoga Asanas and 14 different types of Pranayamas (with variations of many of them) from the simple to the incredibly difficult. Iyengar yoga is excellent for re-aligning the body & improving posture, making the body strong & supple, the mind alert & calm. It can also heal aches & pains, ease stress, lift mood & bring vitality & health.
A great sport that develops discipline, awareness and skills in Praying Mantis Kung-Fu. This class is available on a drop-in basis.