Mindfulness Yoga 1

Ref: C2340850

The course is adapted to the needs of the individual. We will work on a range of asanas (yoga postures) seated, standing, lying and inverted. We will practice both the 7-Way stretch and Salute to the Sun every week. The focus will be on mind, body and breath working together. Each session will finish with a mindfulness meditation and guided relaxation.

Course aim

Mindfulness Yoga and Relaxation 1 is for everyone. Yoga will be practiced with awareness and the role of the breath being key.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers

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

  • Be familiar with a range of asanas.
  • Know how to practice the 7-Way stretch for the term.
  • Know how to practice Salute to the Sun.
  • Know how to practice the mindfulness breathing meditation.
  • Be familiar with the guided relaxation.

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
  • You may be asked to undertake additional work in your own time to support your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor

What else do I need to know?

  • Please bring a yoga mat and a block. The latter can be purchased from the tutor if you so wish.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading is required but research on the subject on the internet or in the library may be helpful
  • Www yogawithnerissa Nerissa's Yoga Group on fb

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • Progress to a course with another provider
  • Become involved with the WEA in a range of voluntary work and other activities including campaigning as a WEA member
  • Access the WEA What Next? booklet here http://www.wea.org.uk/learn-wea/what-can-i-do-next

Download full course information sheet

Mindfulness Yoga 1

Enrolment Conditions

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

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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