Mindful Yoga with Cate
Tuesday 20th, 27th September, 4th, 11th, 18th October, 1st, 8th, 15th , 22nd, and 29th November 2022
10.00am to 11.00am
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 yoga. Yoga 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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