Introduction to Yoga
Yoga improves health and wellbeing and helps you to deal more effectively with the stresses of life. Using the breath to connect to our body and calm our mind, the classes will use classical Hatha yoga postures and meditation, to improve body alignment, build strength and flexibility and reduce stress.
Poses can be modified to be accessible to everyone.
Purpose: Community Learning
Duration: 4 hours over 4 weeks, Wednesdays 2.00pm – 3.00pm
Next course: 27 January 2021
What will I need?
In order to access Ruskin’s online courses, you will need a computer/laptop/tablet/smart phone with:
- a webcam
- speakers and microphone
- portable headset
- access to Google Meet
You should also be able to send and receive emails, open links in emails and open and save documents.
If you need assistance, please contact Student Services on 01865 759600.
You will need to complete a short confidential health questionnaire which will be made available on google classroom.
Yoga is practised in bare feet and comfortable clothes. If you have a yoga mat, that’s ideal. if not, you can pad the floor with a bath or beach towel. If you find sitting cross-legged or kneeling on the floor uncomfortable, having a cushion or a kitchen chair to hand is helpful.
By the end of this course you will be able to:
- Recognise the signs of stress and tension and use yogic techniques to reduce these symptoms
- Develop greater body awareness
- Understand basic alignment principles
- Improve strength and flexibility
- Increase self-confidence
How will I be assessed?
During this course you will be assessed through:
- Verbal feedback
By the end of the course, you will have the knowledge to practice safely at home and the confidence to join general yoga classes.
What will it cost me?
The cost for this course is £20. It is free if you are unemployed or earning less than £17,004 per annum.
Please call us on 01865 759600 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.