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Back to Beginner Friendly What will the Beginners + course cover?

We will teach you all the essentials you will need to begin your yoga journey, instilling you with the groundwork and confidence to attend regular classes or begin a home-practice.

Who is it aimed at?

Complete beginners who have never done yoga before. However, students who have already practised some yoga and want to deepen their understanding of the wider context of yoga are also very welcome.

You will learn some key postures from each of the main groups including standing poses, forward & back bends, twists, sun salutations and simple inversions. We will also look at the importance of alignment in all postures, how to work towards experiencing ease & stability in your poses and the importance of the breath – its effect on your practice and using it as a simple way to start meditating.

Course Curriculum:

Week one

  • Overview of yoga postures and introduction to some basic postures and movements – learn safe and strong alignment tips
  • Introduction to simple meditation and breathing and their benefits
  • Introduction to Savasana, the final relaxation pose

Week two

  • Strengthening and opening the upper body
  • Freeing and strengthen the shoulders and upper back
  • Deepening Downward Facing Dog
  • Exploring backbends and looking at variations that work for the body

Week three

  • Opening the hips, releasing into the quads and hamstrings
  • Deepening forward folds and looking at variations that work for the body

Week four

  • Focusing on the spine while twisting
  • Incorporating forward folds, back bends and core while twisting and releasing

Week Five

  • Exploring arm balances
  • Variations given that work for the body

Week Six

    • Bringing together everything from the past five weeks into a full class practice including elements of breathing techniques, postures and meditationAnother chance to ask questions
    • Guidance on where to go next with your yoga practice

 

How many people are in the class?

Only 8 students maximum.  A private group class in our smaller studio, where you will be together with other complete beginners.

How much is it?

£75 for 6 classes of one hour.  Purchased in blocks of 6 weeks.  If you miss a class, no credit can be given.  We recommend you complete all 6 weeks so the you can progress to our ‘open’ timetable of 35 classes each week.

10% discount will be given to all students purchasing a class pack if done so within the 6 week course ready to use for your open class timetable.

When are they?

We are adding more courses for everyone all the time so its best to check out the Workshops page by pressing Sign Up button below – all our current courses will be listed.

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Each course will require a minimum of 4 students to commence