Yoga and Relaxation

Ref: C3677468

The course will promote total well-being through use of warm-ups, asanas (postures), mindfulness, relaxation and guided discussion in a non-competitive, supportive environment. The course is particularly aimed at those coping with stress and on-going mental health challenges. there will be sharing of positive ideas and how techniques can help in daily life.

Course aim

The course aims to improve physical and mental well-being through yoga practices, relaxation and mindfulness.

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:

  • Practice postures to encourage upper body strength
  • Practice Warrior poses and Salute to the Sun to improve physical and mental well-being
  • Use counting with breathing to help focus the mind
  • Practice and discuss mindfulness in daily life

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
  • Practice, demonstrations, discussion and visualisation

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
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed
  • Wear comfortable clothing, you are also welcome to bring your own yoga mat and props if you prefer.

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
  • Improve your health and well-being and feel ready to move on in other aspects of your life.

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Yoga and Relaxation

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

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