Friday 12th, 19th, 26th January, 2nd, 9th, 23rd February, 1st, 8th, 15th and 22nd March 2024
10.00am to 11.00am
To continue using gentle yoga and breathing exercises to increase awareness of the body and mind. Using asanas (poses) we will build strength and stability within the body. We will also introduce a range of pranayama (breathing) meditation and relaxation techniques to reduce your stress and anxiety levels to allow the mind to relax be still and calm.
- Describe the impact of yoga on well-being
- Demonstrate 3 methods of meditation practice
- Perform 3 breathing exercises
- Demonstrate 5 yoga poses
About the course: You will continue to deepen your knowledge and understanding of yoga by building strength, improving posture and boosting circulation by practicing gentle stretches while using the support of a chair. Relaxation will assist in connecting to the body and mind to achieve balance and harmony
Who is this course for: Anyone who feels they can practice some yoga in a chair and would like to develop their skills further by using use gentle stretches and breathing techniques
Previous knowledge or experience: No previous knowledge or experience is required. 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: Wear suitable loose comfortable clothing. Don’t forget a bottle of water
Next steps: Further yoga or other fitness courses
If a learner decides to withdraw from a course before a course begins, the following charges should be made:
- 5 working days or more before course starts a full refund will be issued
- No refunds will normally be made if a learner withdraws from a course less than 4 working days before the start of the course
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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