Beginners 4 Week Yoga Course Saturday 8th – 28th January 11.45am – 1pm – £100
An introduction to the basic principles of Yoga, looking at benefits, contraindications with an exploration of Pranayama (breath) to highlight the many benefits for body and mind! We shall explore core awareness/bandhas and how they aid your practice. A balanced course showing elements of effort and surrender in some of the key postures bringing awareness to confident alignment and the relevant muscle groups used.
Description of each session:
WEEK 1: Opening up with pranayama, the importance of for the physical practice and the mind, finding the foundation of the feet to support the standing postures. Using some warm up poses to promote the foundation of the hands particularly during weight bearing.
WEEK 2: Exploring variations of Sun Salutation with modifications and sprinkling in some strength work. We shall look at plank pose in an accessible and safe way.
WEEK 3: Working with the movements of the spine in forward folds and backbends, seated and standing – Cobra, Locust, Ustrasana, Bridge variations.
WEEK 4: Introducing twists, seated and lunge variations and chair poses.
We provide mats and props, just turn up with a positive attitude!
Tickets are non refundable, unless we can find a replacement.