We will learn to do some warm-up exercises and some asanas, yoga postures, to stretch the body. We will practice different breathing techniques which will help to focus the mind. The class will begin and end with a guided relaxation to help to bring some calmness within.

Course aim

This is a morning yoga session to help you to stretch your body, focus your mind and help you to relax.

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:

  • I can warm up by body by stretching my neck and shoulders.
  • I can hold and move into and out of the seated forward bend.
  • I can follow a guided meditation to aid 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

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • The tutor will assess you throughout the class observing your yoga practice and offer advice or support as needed.

What else do I need to know?

  • Please bring a yoga mat with you. If you have a yoga block this would be beneficial, and if you have a blanket you can use please bring one with you.

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

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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

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

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