Yoga for All

Ref: C3675762

Yoga improves your flexibility and strength. Movement is coordinated with breathing enabling you to gain a sense of calm and equilibrium. All classes focus on a range of exercises to ease stiffness in the joints, gentle stretches to encourage flexibility, a range of postures that improve both strength and flexibility, breathing practices that encourage a sense of calm and a deep relaxation. All practices can be adapted to suit your individual needs, yoga is a non- competitive practice - everyone is welcome.

Course aim

We will on focus using a chair as an excellent prop in a variety of yoga practices. We will focus on relieving neck/shoulder tension and careful neck alignment in postures,gentle breath, movement and sound release to encourage inner calm.

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:

  • Use a chair as a useful prop to enhance your practice of a variety of yoga postures including twists, hip openers, forward bends.
  • Practice seated yoga sequences that encourage flexibility and upliftment and improve your posture.
  • Demonstrate improved practice of a range of Side bends, paying attention to equal side bending.
  • Demonstrate inner calm through breathing practices that link with simple movements and gentle sound release.
  • Practice a range of exercises to relieve neck and shoulder tension and learn to pay attention to neck alignment in all asanas.

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?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion
  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • Demonstration and Instruction will be provided. Individual support will be provided.

What else do I need to know?

  • Please bring a Yoga mat, Block( if you have one) and a small blanket for your relaxation.

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
  • Progress to a course with another provider
  • Become involved as a volunteer for a WEA partner or another organisation

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Yoga for All

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  • 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

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