Yoga can do more than just relax your body in mind — especially if you're living with diabetes.
There are some specific yoga poses that work directly with your pancreas and blood sugar levels, helping you manage fluctuations of energy and may help lower blood pressure while also improving circulation.
Many experts recommend yoga for diabetes management, especially Gita Style Yoga which is renown for the management of diabetes, and has been leading yoga and diabetes since the 1960's
Many individuals with diabetes have a reduced capacity to engage in yoga or exercise because of weight,,or sometimes physical unfitness, limited joint mobility, and other diabetes-related complications, including cardiovascular disease, diabetic foot problems. and neuropathy nerve damage which leads to pain, weakness, numbness or tingling in one or more parts of the body.
There are many different causes of neuropathy, one of the most common being diabetes.
The Gita Style yoga program is the program for anybody who has diabetes.
We offer a 5 week program this is run over 5 private sessions , where we will explore yoga and diabetes and work with various techniques for you to practice at home and for the rest of your life.
The program also includes a very gentle simple yoga, it is good for anyone who has not practiced yoga before , the program is specifically structured and tailor made to address your body and what it can and cannot do.
Some do like to keep up a weekly or fortnightly session as part of their routine, this is also a very good option , if you wanted to incorporate this yoga therapy as part of your personal routine, This is the better option as the aim is to keep your hormones and insulin balanced and main a quality of life.
All private classes are followed with a deep individual personal relaxation.