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Yoga: Back To Basics

Suitable for beginners and those who wish to go back to basics. Experience for yourself how yoga can help improve posture, balance, strength and flexibility as well as calm the mind. Enjoy a mixture of basic yoga postures (asanas) to stretch and strengthen the body as well as guided relaxation to further quieten the mind.
  • Who is it for?

    The course is aimed at students who are beginners or those with some experience who wish to go back to basics.

  • What does it cover?

    This course will introduce students to a variety of lying, kneeling, seated and standing asanas (postures). You will be encouraged to participate at a level suitable for your current level of health and fitness and, when needed, alternatives to some of the asanas will be offered.
    Classes will include:

    - Gently preparing the body (e.g mobilising joints)
    - A selection of asanas (postures)
    - Breath awareness and relaxation

    By the end of the course, with guidance, you should:
    - be better aware of how your breathing can help to focus and calm your mind
    - feel confident participating in a variety of basic yoga postures.
    - be comfortable engaging in guided relaxation.

  • What will it be like?



    Wear loose comfortable clothing that does not restrict movements (sports top, loose sports trousers, T-shirts etc) and that does not restrict your breath. Standing practice is done barefoot (or with anti-slip socks if you prefer).

  • What else do I need to buy or do?

    A medical checklist/Par-Q needs to be filled by all prior to starting the course. Please consult your G.P. for advice and guidance if you have any medical conditions that might affect your ability to participate safely.

    Regular attendance and commitment to the full duration of each class is important.
    You should attend with an empty stomach or have waited at least 2 hours after a light snack before doing a yoga class

  • What could it lead to?

    Continue to consolidate your knowledge and experience the benefits of yoga by enrolling in this course or another yoga class next term.

Available Courses

Yoga: Back To Basics

Suitable for beginners and those who wish to go back to basics. Experience for yourself how yoga can help improve posture, balance, strength and flexibility as well as calm the mind. Enjoy a mixture of basic yoga postures (asanas) to stretch and strengthen the body as well as guided relaxation to further quieten the mind.

26 April 2024 – 12 July 2024
Friday, 10:15 to 11:45
Course Code:620
£122 / £43
12 Meetings
High Street, Stratford
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29 September 2023 – 15 December 2023
Friday, 10:15 to 11:45
Course Code:618
£122 / £43
12 Meetings
High Street, Stratford
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12 January 2024 – 22 March 2024
Friday, 10:15 to 11:45
Course Code:619
£112 / £39
11 Meetings
High Street, Stratford
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Gentle Yoga For Relaxation

A gentle yoga class for those who wish to use their yoga practice to enhance relaxation, mobility and flexibility.

22 April 2024 – 15 July 2024
Monday, 19:15 to 20:45
Course Code:605CS
£117 / £41
11 Meetings
High Street, Stratford
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Flex And Strengthen

Want to build up or maintain your strength and flexibility? Using breath, core exercises, yoga poses and stretching we will work on flexibility, and building muscle tone to stretch and strengthen your body. Taught in a friendly and fun environment why not come and give it a try?

22 April 2024 – 15 July 2024
Monday, 18:00 to 19:00
Course Code:602CS
£79 / £28
11 Meetings
High Street, Stratford
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Gentle Yoga And Meditation - Online

A gentle class to help calm the mind, improve posture, balance, strength and flexibility. The course includes gentle asanas (postures), breath awareness, concentration/meditation techniques and guided relaxation.

23 April 2024 – 09 July 2024
Tuesday, 14:00 to 15:30
Course Code:629
£121 / £42
12 Meetings
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26 September 2023 – 12 December 2023
Tuesday, 14:00 to 15:30
Course Code:627
£121 / £42
12 Meetings
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09 January 2024 – 26 March 2024
Tuesday, 14:00 to 15:30
Course Code:628
£121 / £42
12 Meetings
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