There are many different types of yoga classes out there today and many benefits from doing them. Yoga has also been know to help improve skill level for different sports; golf being one of them. Yoga helps athletes of any level develop mental focus, patience and concentration.
As golf can be a tricky sport, many deal with stress and frustration on the course. Yoga not only benefits the body but also the mind; practicing keeping you mind calm can improve your game immensely.
Yoga for golf focuses on these key properties:
- Quieting the mind and proper breathing techniques to achieve focus and relaxation.
- Achieving body symmetry, balance, and alignment through the swing to increase power.
- Enhancing flexibility and core development to improve mobility, strength, power and endurance.
- Overall prevention of body injuries
Yoga can be a great warm-up or cool-down activity for golfers.
Big Sky offers the ultimate Golf & Yoga experience with Wellness Golf Packages, for Whistler & Pemberton area. Yoga on the Green classes are available every Wednesday.
Increase your fitness level and help your golf game by practicing yoga
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