Yoga for Beginners
The Avenues Adult Education Centre
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This course is designed for beginners and those with no yoga experience and would like to gain an understanding of yoga to develop their own personal yoga practice.
There are no entry requirements.
How to apply
For information on how to apply, please call 01482 615 349 / 616 580 or email: email@example.com
Each session will begin with a foundational discussion on yoga, covering the importance of breath, meaning of vinyasa, effect of yoga on both the body and mind and the benefits of a consistent practice.
You will cover and practise foundational yoga postures (asanas) and their benefits on strengthening and stretching the body incorporating breathing techniques (pranayama), relaxation and guided meditations to rest and restore at the end of each class.
You will build your yoga practice progressively from one week to the next, and by the end of the five weeks you will have a firm foundation on which to continue your own yoga practice whether that be at The Avenues Centre or even on your own!
Some of the overall benefits you can expect to experience from this course are:
- Improved breathing and breath control
- Improved strength and flexibility
- Improved balance
- Enhanced mindfulness
- Stress management
- Sense of community
What you will need
- Comfy clothing – layers are best as you will heat up and cool down quickly after your session
- Bottle of water
- Light snack – cereal bar/fruit
Yoga mats, blocks and blankets will be provided but feel free to bring your own.
This course uses RARPA as its method of assessment.
RARPA stands for Recognising and Recording Progress and Achievement which is the process of assessment for non-accredited learning. It is a means of validating the outcomes of programmes which do not result in qualifications. RARPA is a five-stage process which measures and records learners’ progress, achievements and attendance.
Where can it lead?
You could progress on to courses such as:
- Full cost mixed ability classes
- Wellbeing courses
- Counselling courses
As a Hull Training and Adult Education learner you have access to our Careers Advice Service. Our advisers are on hand to guide you through options and support you to achieve your full potential. Ask your tutor to refer you, if required.