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Free Yoga for Mental Health Awareness | Windsor
On Wednesday 23rd September between 8 and 9am, Open Minds is hosting a free yoga class in Northey Street Park, Windsor as part of the You Plus program. The You Plus Suite is a collection of 5 programs focusing on creating a natural connection into broader community citizenship for people who have been effected by or are living with a mental illness. This yoga session is just one of the many available activities throughout Brisbane. The You Plus Fitness element aims to increase the engagement in health and fitness activity of individuals who are vulnerable to preventable lifestyle related illnesses. It has been created to encourage those living with a mental illness reconnect with loved ones and their community.
You Fitness (Yoga)
This particular free yoga session on the 23rd on Brisbane's north is hopefully just the first of many of its kind. These session will focus on how a person's psychological and physical wellbeing can affect their overall health in various ways. Introducing yoga can assist with not only physical but psychological health and wellbeing. Yoga is a great stretch for our muscles and bodies and it can relax the body and the mind. There are various other sessions in other parts of Brisbane too! Be sure to check out the website for more details.
Open Minds is a leading non for profit organisation who work with people to enhance their mental and emotional wellbeing. They initially formed as an organisation back in 1912 and do some great work with people throughout the community. They run a wide variety of programs and tailored support services to many individuals throughout the community. You can find some more detailed information about the Open Minds organisation by clicking here.
You can register for these free programs online by clicking here.