Yoga with Gillian Gee

Ref: C2346415

A Yoga course consisting mainly of practical work on movements and Yoga asanas with breathing techniques integrated. Each session will include a relaxation practice and depending on the theme a concentration technique. There will be repetition of some asana and techniques for recognition of Yoga practices, to encourage development of a home Yoga practice. A variety of asana and techniques will be included to maintain interest, with different Yogic philosophical concepts introduced. Safety will be emphasised throughout each session enabling the individual to maintain and improve flexibility and strength, with confidence.

Course aim

To enable the individual to experience Yoga techniques with guidance for the development of mind/body harmony, the course will include the practice of asana, breathing, relaxation and concentration techniques.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners and improvers

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

  • Participate in various movements and Yoga Asanas in each session to maintain and develop overall flexibility employing the Yogic concept of Ahimsa, non-harm.
  • Employ techniques to improve control of the respiratory system within the class environment and for safe home practice.
  • Identify then reduce tension throughout the whole body to increase a sense of general well being.
  • Evaluate the effects of concentration/meditation techniques experienced and describe the relevance and benefits of a focused mind.
  • Recall aspects of Yoga philosophy included in the course, which supports the physical practice of Yoga.

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

Please bring a yoga mat, block or cushion, and wear loose comfortable clothing

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

View full course information sheet

Yoga with Gillian Gee

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 2021
  • 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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