Yoga always has something to offer people no matter what their age, health or predisposition. Yoga helps to increase flexibility, maintain a healthy weight, reduce stress, receive peace of mind, and maintain health and wellbeing. With Mrs Shilpa Kulkarni, you can experience higher dimensions of traditional Hatha yoga, Asanas and Pranayama.

Course aim

Introduction to Yoga by challenging mind and body.

Who is the course for?

Adults with or without previous experience, who can do exercise without supervision.

What topics will this course cover

Chanting, Relaxation, Breath awareness Warm up Sun Salutations Asanas Yoganidra/relaxation/Shavasan Pranayam - Breathing techniques Chanting Feedback

What will it be like?

WEA classes are friendly and supportive. You will be encouraged to work together with your fellow students and tutor. You will be asked to share your ideas and views in the class and work with the group to give and accept feedback in a supportive environment. The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you to be actively involved in your learning. You may be asked to undertake work to support your course outside of your class.

By the end of the course I should be able to:

identify their own natural breathing rhythm experience peace of mind, and connect more closely with their inner voice perform the 6 steps of 'Sun Salutations' demonstrate 'Asanas' for between 1 and 3 minutes demonstrate 'Pranayama' for 1 minute

How will I know I'm making progress?

Your tutor will make sure you are making progress towards your learning goals through a range of methods appropriate to you and the course.

What else do I need to know, do or bring?

Just wear comfortable clothing for exercise/ where you can stretch

Reading and information sources

Just come in the mind set for exercise

What could the course lead to?

You can take practice further to include yoga in your daily routine. Lots of literature is available about yoga. Yoga provides a means for people to find their own way of connection with their true selves.

Download full course outline

Yoga Course Outline

Enrolment Conditions

You can enrol online if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • are paying with a credit/debit card or are not paying a fee because of a qualifying benefit
  • have a valid email address
  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2016
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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