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English Yoga Classes in Barcelona

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Written by Daniella

One of the disciplines we love doing most in the world is yoga. This sport is all about exercises that require flexibility, strength and good posture, and it also improves relaxation. You can practice yoga at any age, but it can be especially effective for people of a certain age.

If you don’t speak Spanish (yet) and you have moved to Barcelona, there is some good news, because there are yoga classes in the city that are being taught in English. And that is why today, ShBarcelona shares more information on yoga classes in English in Barcelona.

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Yoga in English in Barcelona

Yogalinda

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Yogalinda’s specialty is a particular type of yoga called Hot yoga. Hot yoga is very similar to traditional yoga, except for the fact that all yoga poses are performed in a studio at a 40°C room temperature.

Yogalinda’s studio is in the Poblenou neighbourhood in the Sant Martí district, and it is actually very close to the beach. The focus is more on a cardiovascular workout, with attention for breathing, posture alignment, flexibility and strength.

High temperatures warm the muscles right from the start of the session, so poses are very unlikely to do the body any harm. In addition, the temperature helps muscles being more flexible, which makes stretching into each pose a lot easier.

The blissful feeling you get from a Hot yoga session makes you want to come back to Yogalinda’s again and again. Hot yoga can also support losing weight.

Hot yoga will help you:

  • Improve your flexibility
  • Lose weight
  • Build strength
  • Reduce stress
  • Relieve back pain
  • Improve your body’s energy
  • Improve digestion and blood circulation
  • Sweat, improving your skin, blood and muscles

Yoga classes usually last 75 minutes, and normally they are Spanish, sometimes in English.

Hara Yoga Studio

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Hara Yoga Studio is not only a centre specialized in the human body’s well-being, it also considers the body to be so much more than just a physical object.

That is why Hara is also a spiritual centre, stating that the body is the natural shell of one’s spirit. The word ‘Hara’, used separately or in an expression, always refers to the condition of human beings as a whole.

It believes that specific spiritual qualities are needed to have people act in fairness, thus influencing the existence of everything.

You can take part in an unlimited number of yoga classes at Hara Yoga, and there are different styles to choose from, such as Hatha yoga, Vinyasa yoga, Ashtanga Vinyasa yoga, Jivamukti yoga, Restorative yoga, Iyengar yoga and Yin yoga.

Classes can be in English and Spanish, and Hara Yoga Studio is located in the more quiet Sarrià – Sant Gervasi district.

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Vasu

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Vasu is a private yoga teacher. His Hatha yoga classes are of the Sivananda type, and they can be practised at any level and age.

Classes include a series of Asanas (poses), Pranayama (breathing techniques) and relaxation, and they are in English.

Vasu teaches yoga at his home in Barcelona. He has been teaching yoga for 17 years, and he first started training European students at his centre in Varkala, India. Now he gives yoga classes and workshops, and he organizes retreats in several European countries.

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About the author

Daniella

Daniella enjoys everything the city of Barcelona has to offer. She writes, translates and loves discovering Catalonia and its beautiful nature.

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