Mindful Yoga with Cate - Fleet Library - Tuesday 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st January, 7th, 21st, 28th February, 7th, 14th and 21st March 2023


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Mindful Yoga with Cate

Fleet Library

Tuesday 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st January, 7th, 21st, 28th February, 7th, 14th and 21st March 2023

(no lesson 14th February)

11.15am to 12.15pm

An introduction to Hatha Yoga and the principles of the different elements of yoga.  We will work within your own capabilities and give you the confidence to practice at home.

  • Perform a number of yoga postures to your own ability (minimum of 4)
  • Practice yoga breathing and be aware of its uses
  • Practice simple techniques of yoga meditation and relaxation

About the Course: About the Course: Hatha Yoga is actually what most people would call yoga.  This is a system of yoga pioneered in India by a 15th Century Yogic Sage named Yogi Swatmarama.  Hatha Yoga is a system of yoga most popular in the world and is commonly practiced in the West.

By using a combination of postures (asanas), relaxation, breath work (pranayama) and meditation we will explore the wealth of benefits that yoga practice can bring to the individual.

Who is this course for:  course is suitable for anyone who would like to try yogaYoga has been linked to decreasing stress, depression and anxiety.  Those who do yoga also often report feelings of wellbeing, happiness and overall contentment

Previous Knowledge or Experience: No previous knowledge or experience is required

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.

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