A classical hatha yoga class including dynamic asana (standing postures, balances, forward folds, twists, backbends, sidebends, hip openers, arm balances, inversions, core strengtheners and sun salutations) pranayama (heating, cooling and cleansing breathing techniques) concentration/ meditation exercises and relaxation. Suitable for students with some experience and beginners with good fitness levels.
Suitability - Who should attend?
This class is suitable for complete beginners and students with some experience, regardless of age, gender and fitness level. You will need to be able to follow verbal instructions, observe and copy physical movements and use spatial awareness within a group. Students should have a good level of fitness to do this course. if in doubt, please seek medical advice before enrolling on the course.
Training Course Content
Attending a weekly yoga class will improve your general health and wellbeing. Arrive, feeling tired, stressed and achy maybe, and leave refreshed, relaxed and energized.
Over the duration of the course we will be working in a progressive manner, establishing an integrated yoga practice which will include the following:
- Surya Namaskar practice (sun salutations)
- Asanas (Yoga postures)
- Pranayama (breath awareness practices)
- Guided relaxation, including Yoga Nidra
- Concentration & meditation techniques
Mary Ward Centre
The first thing you will notice about the Mary Ward Centre is the stunning Georgian building, in the peaceful surroundings of Queen Square. An adult education centre with a difference, whatever you want to learn, you’ll find it here. From...