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Mind, Body, Yoga! - Yoga for Beginners

$219 Limited inc GST / $197
Mind, Body, Yoga! - Yoga for Beginners

Learn the foundations of a yoga practice: simple yet powerful breathing practices (pranayama) and the Power of Now in yoga-mindfulness practice. Central to our approach is individualising practices to

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Learn the foundations of a yoga practice: simple yet powerful breathing practices (pranayama) and the Power of Now in yoga-mindfulness practice. Central to our approach is individualising practices to meet the needs of each person.


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COURSE PRE-ENROLMENT INFORMATION

  • Mats, blocks and straps are provided, though you are welcome to BYO. For your comfort, we also recommended you bring along a pillow, eye cover and a blanket.
  • Please advise the teacher if you have an injury or health concern.
  • Not suitable for Pregnancy.
  • Not suitable for those with recent/acute injuries.


COURSE OUTLINE
In our beginners yoga course you will learn the foundations of a yoga practice. Central to our approach is individualising practices to meet the needs of each person. The 8 week course will include:

  • Essential yoga postures (asana)
  • Breath-centered approach
  • Deep relaxation techniques
  • Simple yet powerful breathing practices (pranayama)
  • The Power of Now in yoga-mindfulness practice


CLASS ETIQUETTE

  • DO bring your own yoga mat if you can (it’s more hygienic), and treat other’s mats as their own personal space – and PLEASE avoid walking/treading on any except your own.
  • DO practice on an empty stomach. Typically, what happens in yoga and in digestion aren’t a happy match.
  • Eat 90 mins to 3 hours before your practice.
  • Easily digested small snacks (eg. Fruit) may be eaten up to 1 hour before class.
  • DO inform your teacher of any injuries, special conditions, health problems BEFORE the practice.
  • DO stay at home if you’re sick. Spreading your germs around isn’t very friendly – and you’d probably be better off resting anyway.
  • DO modify any poses in order to remain in appropriate/safe range and sensation for YOUR body and YOUR practice.
  • DO wear comfortable, non-restrictive clothing (jeans and skirts/dresses don’t work).
  • Layered clothing works well
  • Loose/gaping clothing may reveal more than you think in some poses!
  • DO position yourself in class so you can see and hear the teacher.
  • DO listen to verbal cues provided.
  • DO stay in the room until the class is completed.
  • Leaving before final relaxation is never recommended, and if necessary should be unique not habitual.
  • Leaving during final relaxation is absolutely discouraged, as it is disruptive to your fellow student’s relaxation.
  • DO drink plenty of fluids before and after class – even during if you so desire.
  • DO raise any questions and/or concerns about your practice with your teacher.


PLANNED LEARNING OUTCOMES
By the end of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Perform Simple yoga sequences for strength, fitness, relaxation and release.
  2. Begin to apply a number of simple mindfulness based tools and techniques to relieve stress and calm the mind.

Note: Please complete the WEA Sydney – Student Health Assessment and Class Agreement form and bring to the first session of your class.

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