Mindfulness Yoga 1

Ref: C2342794

We will work with yoga postures seated, lying, standing and inverted. This will include the 7 Way Stretch for the term as well as Salute to the Sun. Each session finishes with meditation and a guided relaxation. The sessions are adapted to the needs of the individual.

Course aim

This course is suitable for absolute beginners as well as those with experience. We will work with yoga movements that stretch, strengthen and relax the whole body plus 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:

  • Understand how to practice the 7 Way Stretch.
  • Understand how to practice Salute to the Sun.
  • Understand how to practice the loving kindness meditation.
  • Gain an understanding of a range of yoga movements
  • Gain an understanding of 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?

  • Yoga mat and block.

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 co.uk Nerissa's Yoga Group on facebook

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
  • Become involved as a volunteer for a WEA partner or another organisation
  • Access the WEA What Next? booklet here http://www.wea.org.uk/learn-wea/what-can-i-do-next

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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 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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