The word Yoga means union of the body, mind and spirit. Hatha Yoga comprises of physical movements that work every area of the body. This is combined with balancing postures, focused breathing and mindful relaxation. All these work together to help the body into its optimal physical state leaving the mind clear and relaxed helping the students achieve their own unique potential.

Course aim

To have a working knowledge of Hatha Yoga and the health benefits this brings.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers
  • All students work within their own range of movement and every learner's outcome will be different.

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

  • Identify, name or demonstrate one seated Asana (pose / posture)
  • Identify, name or demonstrate one standing Asana (pose / posture)
  • Identify, name or demonstrate one inverted Asana (pose / posture)
  • Identify, name or demonstrate one breathing / Pranayama practise.

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

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?

  • You will need to dress in comfortable clothing that is suitable for Yoga practice. Mats and Yoga equipment are provided.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Join the British Wheel of Yoga. Attend other local Yoga courses.

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Yoga

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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