Yoga for All

Ref: C3680159

Make a positive start to the New Year by joining our Yoga For All course at The Corner Studio, Scarborough YMCA. Yoga is a holistic practice that improves both your physical and mental well being. We will develop awareness of breathing - encouraging you to feel calm and focused, connect breath and movement - encouraging coordination and joyful movement. We will explore a balanced range of asanas/postures adapting them to suit your own needs. All classes end with a guided deep relaxation. This course will focus on specific practices to ease neck and shoulder tension , a deeper look at forward bending poses and enhancing relaxation practice with positive affirmations to uplift our mood.

Course aim

The purpose of this course is to teach Yoga as a holistic practice, benefiting both body and mind. This course will focus on practices to relieve neck and shoulder tension. We will also focus on safety in Forward Bending Asanas.

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:

  • Practice a variety of gentle stretches that help to alleviate tension in the neck and shoulders.
  • Have a better understanding of the purpose of Forward Bending Poses and know how to practice them safely to meet your own needs.
  • Learn to deepen your breathing in postures - encouraging greater body awareness and focus.
  • Practice - Janu Sirasana/ Head To Knee Pose - a seated forward bend
  • Enhance your relaxation practice and improve your mood through positive affirmation.

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

Bring a mat.block and blanket.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

View full course information sheet

Yoga for All

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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