Sivananda Yoga - With Faye Greening

Ref: C3531990

We will be following a traditional Sivananda yoga class. This comprises of pranayama (breathing exercises), asanas (postures) and relaxation.The Sivananda style of yoga is one of the most traditional systems of yoga. The Sivananda practice is deeply rooted in classical yoga coming from a lineage of great yogis from India. Swami Vishnudevananda (1927 – 1993) developed this system and named it after his guru Swami Sivananda (1887 – 1963). There is a core sequence that includes a balanced set of 12 postures, we will go through these in detail. This course is a fully online with no physical meeting space, accessing the course through Canvas our virtual learning environment and zoom a video conferencing software.

Course aim

An introduction to a traditional Sivananda yoga class.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • You will need your own personal email address so that you’re able to login to the WEA’s digital learning platform: WEA Canvas. You will need to be able to understand how to follow URL links to pages on the internet. If you want to understand more about Canvas please visit: http://bit.ly/WEAonline
  • 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:

  • do a sun salutation sequence
  • understand what pranayama is
  • realise the importance of relaxation in the yoga practice

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 tutor will guide you through a yoga sequence for you to follow.

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • The tutor will observe you in the class and give you feedback as necessary.

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
  • You will need a personal email address to join the WEA’s digital learning platform, Canvas so that you can receive resources, record your progress and achievement and to work with others and share ideas. If you want to understand more about our digital learning platform please visit: http://bit.ly/WEAonline
  • You will need your own yoga mat.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

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Sivananda Yoga - With Faye Greening

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

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