This course will consist mainly of practical work on Yoga Asanas with Breathing techniques integrated, each session will include a Relaxation and depending on the theme a Concentration technique. Different Yoga Philosophical concepts will be introduced.

Course aim

This course will allow the individual to experience Yoga techniques with guidance for the development of Mind/Body Harmony.

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:

  • Perform various Yoga Postures in each session to maintain and develop overall flexibility employing the Yogic concept of Ahimsa, non-harm.
  • Use techniques to improve control of the respiratory systems within the class environment and for home practice.
  • Identify then reduce tension throughout their whole body to increase a sense of general well being.
  • Evaluate the effects of concentration/meditation techniques experienced and consider the relevance of a focused mind.
  • Recall aspects of Yoga philosophy included in the course, which supports the physical practice.

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
  • The tutor will provide verbal feedback.

What else do I need to know?

  • Please bring a Yoga Mat & Wear Loose Comfortable Clothing, Blocks will be provided.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Continue to attend a regular weekly Yoga class, for progression. Development of Home Practice will be encouraged, Hand-outs will be supplied Details about attendance of Yoga events and courses will be discussed

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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 2019
  • 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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