Basic Elements - 4 week Course
A four week course offering an introduction to yoga, or as a refresher to return to practice.
Starting Tuesday 11th January
Teaching you the fundamentals of a Yoga Practice, from Postures, Breath-work to guided meditation. With each week covering different elements, along with an understanding to why they are introduced in a class.
The course will cover:
Physical postures: known as "Asanas" introducing you to alignment for your body and learn how to adapt/modify your practice. The benefits of the poses and key "Sanskirt" (yoga terminology for the names of poses) names which are frequently used during a class. Including how to move and adapt Sun Salutations - commonly applied in any "flow" class.
Breath-work: Understand the importance/benefits of utilising your breath during a class as well as learn different breathing techniques to enhance mindfulness and relaxation.
Philosophy of chakras: Understand the 7 main energy systems, how they correspond with our major organs, nervous system and energetic body. Learn poses and guided meditation to activate different energy systems.
Meditation: Yoga is an ancient form of meditation, learn simple and effect techniques and understand the reason behind ending a yoga practice in a "savasana" (lying meditation).
When: 11th Jan - 1st Feb | 9:30am - 10.30am