Gentle Yoga - Gosport Discovery Centre - Tuesday 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th January, 6th, 20th, 27th February and 5th March 2024


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Gentle Yoga

Gosport Discovery Centre

Tuesday 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th January, 6th, 20th, 27th February and 5th March 2024

9.45am to 11.00am

Use gentle yoga and breathing to increase feelings of comfort and relaxation in the body. Gently work joints and muscles through their full range of comfortable movement to improve overall health. We will also introduce a range of mindfulness techniques to reduce your stress levels.

  • Perform at least 4 different yoga postures
  • Identify improvements to mobility and flexibility
  • Apply at least 4 different meditation/ relaxation methods
  • Identify the benefits of breathing exercises

About the course: Yoga has been used for centuries to improve physical and mental health. Gentle stretches and strengthening to release tightness, improve alignment and reinvigorate underused muscles. Focusing the mind on the body and breath takes it away from worries. Regular practise of relaxation has massive health benefits as it allows the body’s own healing systems to be more active

Who is this course for: For those who wish to use gentle stretches and breathing techniques to feel more relaxed and lower stress with mindful techniques

Previous knowledge or experience: No previous knowledge or experience is required however the course does include floor work so you will need to be able to get onto the floor and back up again. You will be required to complete a health check form prior to the course commencing

How will I learn: Tutor demonstration, verbal cues, tutor feedback

How will I be assessed: Tutor feedback, self-assessment (increased flexibility, feeling more relaxed, ability to do more complex asana etc)

What shall I bring: Yoga or exercise mat, wear suitable loose comfortable clothing. Don’t forget a bottle of water

Next steps: Follow on Yoga, Self-help Relaxation Techniques for your well-being

Attendance is expected at each session to ensure that you get the most out of your learning experience and to minimise disruption for other learners. Please advise the venue/tutor of any absence you may have.

You will be contacted by a member of the learning in Libraries team prior to the course. We are unable to process your booking without a phone number.

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