Yoga can be used as a tool to help us calm and centre our nervous system. It has been known to increase body awareness, relieve stress and improve our concentration among other amazing health benefits. If you have any injuries please ensure you speak with your doctor before practicing yoga.

Some of the benefits yoga can have on your mental health:

  • Yoga can help to relieve stress and anxiety.
  • It helps to build your confidence and sense of self.
  • It can make you more mindful.
  • It can boost your strength and endurance.
  • It can reduce sleep disturbances.

Join our Yoga Event!


Join a calming yoga and meditation virtual session on Stress Down Day on Friday 26th March 2021 at 6pm. Qualified instructor, Salvo, will guide us through a routine of stretches and into a beautiful state of relaxation.

Suggested minimum donation £5. Any donations made will go to supporting veterans of the emergency services, many of whom are also veterans of the armed forces. Thank you so much for your support!

Sign up here!

 Yoga Video


Follow along to five simple yoga poses that will leave you with a feeling of calm and relaxation.


You should understand that when participating in any activity, live event or online session through Stress Down Day and FirstLight Trust you agree that you do so at your own risk. You accept that you are voluntarily participating in these activities, assume all risk of injury to yourself and those you are responsible for (i.e. children/family/others who participate in any online/real time session). You agree to release and discharge FirstLight Trust and Stress Down Day from any and all claims or causes of action, known or unknown, arising as a result of online/real time sessions. During the session, if you feel any discomfort then please stop immediately. Yoga is about what works for you and not about pushing your limits.

Rules and regulations

  • We value your attendance. We do not tolerate harassment of event participants in any form. Participants asked to stop any harassing behaviour are expected to comply immediately. Event participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the event at the discretion of the organisers.
  • Please note this session will be recorded. Please ensure your camera is turned off and your microphone is on ‘mute’ throughout the session; provided you follow these instructions you will not appear or be heard on the recording.
  • Please ensure you have registered to the event or session through Eventbrite prior to the start date. There may be a specific date you need to sign up by, you can check this on the events’ Eventbrite page.
  • The events will start promptly on their given start time. Please ensure that you join the event no later than ten minutes before the event to ensure that you do not miss anything.