Ref: C2525677

Recognise and relieve stress in the body and mind by learning techniques involving moving meditation, relaxation and passive meditation. Suitable for everyone, the gentle mobility exercises are performed whilst seated and the introduction of 'Tai-Chi' into the session will bring about a sense of peace, calm and well-being.

Course aim

This course is designed to help students to recognise and relieve stress and tension in the body and the mind to create a sense of peace and calmness and enhance their overall well-being.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers

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

  • Recognise and release any stress and tension held in the physical body, by performing specifically designed mobility exercises.
  • Perform seated Tai-Chi movements to help create a sense of peace, calmness, and enhance my well-being.
  • Relax to music especially designed to calm and relax me.
  • Use visualisation and meditation techniques to bring about a total sense of well-being and enhance my overall health.

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
  • The techniques and skills learned in the classroom can be practised at home for maximum benefits to enhance health and well-being.

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?

  • Nothing else is needed
  • All materials will be provided

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

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course

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  • 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

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