Yoga for Runners
Here's OMBE's FAQ about our Yoga for Runners class...
Q. What are the benefits of Yoga for Runners?
A. Cross training is an important way to prepare the body for peak performance.
A consistent yoga practice helps runners to:
*Increase flexibility, particularly good for runners to loosen up and relax their muscles, relieve arthritis, or back pain.
*Learn proper body alignment, great for injury rehabilitation.
*Gain better balance.
*Improve concentration and consciousness to help runners mentally prepare for their race.
Q. What occurs during a typical Yoga for Runners class?
A. Yoga for Runners focuses on body awareness, specifically core strength, balance, endurance, and deep stretching, mainly focusing on the lower body. The class is a moving, flowing style that mirrors a run and teaches students to connect to their breath. All levels and abilities are welcome and encouraged to participate!
Q. How often should I take Yoga For Runners?
A. Yoga For Runners is beneficial for any type of runner from joggers to ultra marathoners. Committing to a consistent yoga practice will support the body’s performance over time by bringing the body into balance and teaching techniques that reduce wear and tear on joints to make running a life-long, sustainable activity.