Bridges to Learning Managing stress using relaxation

Ref: C2526405

If feeling stressed is part of your everyday life it may lead to health problems. Understanding what stress is and how it affects the body and learning how to release it is paramount to our well-being. By recognising and relieving stress using stress releasing techniques whilst remaining seated and practising mindfulness we can let go of the constant overwhelming feeling of being stressed and absolutely enhance our health.

Course aim

Feeling stressed can leave us feeling exhausted so we need to understand how stress can harm the body and learn how to control it, this workshop looks at techniques we can use to recognise and release stress in the mind and the body.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • You will need to be able to follow links to join our WEA live video learning platform: WEA Zoom. If you’d like to understand more about our video learning platform, Zoom please visit: http://bit.ly/WEAonline and http://bit.ly/ZoomSpec
  • This course is for a group of around 15 students studying in a live video-learning platform conference and an online digital learning environment platform from the comfort of your own home.
  • 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 stress and tension in the mind and body.
  • Understand how stress affects the physical and mental body.
  • Perform stress releasing movements whilst remaining seated.
  • Relax and use relaxation techniques, mindfulness and meditation to create a peaceful mindset.

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?

  • What you need: You will need an internet connection, speakers, a microphone and a webcam so that you can use our video learning platform, Zoom. If you’d like to understand more Zoom please visit: http://bit.ly/ZoomSpec
  • Nothing else is needed
  • Please use a comfortable and supportive chair to perform the seated movments.

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?

Download full course information sheet

Bridges to Learning Managing stress using relaxation

Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • 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 2020
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • 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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