Families Get Active - Family Yoga

Ref: C3678305

The course is for all the family, inclusive of ages and abilities. There will be something for everyone to get involved with. From guessing what animal a particular yoga pose is to making up your own pose and animal. To noticing the benefits of stretching and moving ( all yoga poses can be adapted ), Introducing the benefits of breathing practices, and how they too can be beneficial and fun. There will also be short concentration practices. It is engaging, interactive and fun. Please wear loose comfortable clothing, and make sure that you do yoga on a surface that isn't going to be slippy. Students will be encouraged to make notes after the session and share them with the family and feed back to course tutor.

Course aim

This course is an introduction to yoga for families of all ages and abilities. Highlighting Its creative and fun aspects, whilst also acknowledging how yoga helps to support our physical, mental, emotional and energetic well-being.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This is a live lecture delivered by a subject specialist in an online webinar video learning platform. You will need to be able to access the internet on a device with speakers or earphones. There will be opportunities to take part in discussions and chats. If you’d like to know how to use Zoom please visit: http://bit.ly/ZoomSpec
  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers

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

  • I will know the Origins of yoga
  • I will be able to name 1-3 yoga poses
  • I will be able to name 1-3 benefits of yoga
  • I will have a greater awareness of the breath
  • I will be able to name 1-3 benefits of a yoga breathing 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
  • You may be asked to undertake additional work in your own time to support 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

What else do I need to know?

  • 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
  • It would be helpful if you had access to the internet (Mobile phone, tablet or computer at home or through a library etc.)

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?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • Progress to a course with another provider
  • Become involved with the WEA in a range of voluntary work and other activities including campaigning as a WEA member
  • Become involved as a volunteer for a WEA partner or another organisation
  • Access the WEA What Next? booklet here http://www.wea.org.uk/learn-wea/what-can-i-do-next

Download full course information sheet

Families Get Active - Family Yoga

Enrolment 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 have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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