Ref: C3530434

Research has found that yoga outperformed aerobic exercise by improving balance, flexibility and strength. Come and join our friendly yoga class based in the heart of the Bristol community, You can expect stress reduction as a short mediation is included at the end of every class, meet new people and improve your mind and body awareness.

Course aim

Achieve mental and spiritual well being in this Hatha yoga class aimed at all levels of students

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers
  • This course is open to everyone, if you have any health issues please talk to the tutor before the start of the class. This information is confidential.

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

  • Demonstrate the ability to perform yoga movements in various combinations and forms
  • Identify two major muscle groups and their application to yoga
  • Improve personal strength and flexibiity

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning
  • Varous website and reading books are recommended for those who would like to practice at home

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • Feedback is a continual part of assessing yoga poses with some adjustments made when and where applicable

What else do I need to know?

  • Please bring a bottle of water and a towel to lie on, all other resources are provided

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • Progress to a course with another provider
  • This course could lead to a range of job opportunities. Follow link to National Careers Service for more details
  • There is a possibility of a higher level class avaialble at the end of this course

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As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you book. Please could we ask that you check the list below to ensure you meet our basic criteria:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2018
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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