Yoga and Mindfulness

Ref: C3745171

The course is suitable for students who are new to Yoga or have some previous experience. They will be guided towards making progress at their own pace and according to their own ability. The course will include a variety of different techniques, asanas (postures) and breath work. Particular attention will be given to coordinating movement with the breath, thus providing a calming experience. The basic ideas behind mindfulness will be discussed and several techniques will be taught, which will allow the students to bring mindfulness into everyday life leading to a reduction in stress and anxiety.

Additional information about this course

In partnership with East Surrey College for Richmond Fellowship

Course aim

To provide an introduction to both Yoga and mindfulness. The students will learn basic Yoga postures, enabling them to establish a regular home practice. They will learn mindfulness techniques and be able to apply them in everyday life.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners
  • This course is for improvers

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

  • Feel confident practising Yoga at home
  • Feel healthier along with a reduction in aches and pains
  • Understand how to bring mindfulness and meditation into everyday 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

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 or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • Progress to a course with another provider

Download full course information sheet

Yoga and Mindfulness


This course is funded by East Surrey College

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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