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Yoga

Price:
£191.00
Starts:
22/02/2021
Day of week:
MON
Ends:
12/07/2021
Location:
Herne Bay Football Club, Herne Bay
Level:
Level 2
Time:
18:30 - 20:00
Duration:
17 weeks

Beginners will learn basic postures and those with some experience will develop their practice of basic yoga postures, breathing and relaxation techniques. Your tutor will explain the benefits and how you can apply them to your daily life. You will be recommended to practise regularly at home.

By the end of this course you should be able to:

Demonstrate and hold a variety of postures using correct alignment
Practise control of breath to assist relaxation and stamina
Identify the benefits of Yoga practice
Link a number of postures to perform a flowing sequence
To assist us in providing a safe and healthy environment for you to exercise you will be asked to complete a Confidential Health Questionnaire.
Please take a moment to consider the list below. If you have suffered from any of the conditions listed, please check with a medical practitioner whether it is suitable for you to undertake an exercise programme and bring a referral letter from your doctor to your tutor. If you have not checked, or if it is not suitable, please do not participate in this class.
- Do you ever have pains in your chest?
- Have you had any operations or injuries in the last year?
- Do you often feel faint or have spells of dizziness?
- Are you receiving medication for any condition?
- Do you have high blood pressure?
- Do you have a bone or joint problem, such as arthritis, osteoporosis, back or knee problems?

Who is the tutor?

About the Tutor: Dawn Lavell

Dawn Lavell has studied, practised and taught yoga for Adult Education since 1994, focusing on experiential anatomy, movement repatterining and embodiment of the deeper teachings of yoga.

She will invite a calm, easy flow of breath that takes us into a state of quietness and lightness, by offering a series of simple positions, which will assist in relaxation, strength, stamina and spinal alignment.

My wish is for you to become agile, calm and energetic, in short, to get you into better health.

View all courses taught by Dawn Lavell here

How will I be taught?

You will be taught by a qualified and experienced Yoga tutor. Teaching methods will include demonstration, explanation, discussion and times for question and answer sessions. Your tutor will demonstrate movements and talk you through all sequences. Activities will be adapted to suit individual needs and capabilities. You will be carefully observed to ensure that you are working safely and be encouraged to monitor and record your progression on the course.

To assist us in providing a safe and healthy environment for you to exercise you will be asked to complete a Confidential Health Questionnaire. Your progress will be monitored through a Learning record and your own personal learning diary or fitness log.

What do I need to bring with me?

You will need supportive, comfortable clothing that allows ease of movement. Denim jeans, formal trousers, skirts or dress are not suitable for this activity. You should wear shoes with a soft sole. Sandals, boots or any footwear with a high heel are not recommended. You may be advised not to take part if you are not dressed appropriately.

Students need to bring a mat to work on and may wish to bring a towel. Please bring water and avoid eating one and a half hours prior to exercising.

What can I do next?

Specialist advice is available from your tutor to help identify the next suitable course for you. Alternatively visit our website www.kentadulteducation.co.uk.

What do I need to join the course

No prior knowledge or experience is required.
This course is for anybody interested in learning yoga basics or improving basic yoga practice further in a mixed group.

Please take a moment to consider the list below. If you have suffered from any of the conditions listed, please check with a medical practitioner whether it is suitable for you to undertake an exercise programme and bring a referral letter from your doctor to your tutor. If you have not checked, or if it is not suitable, please do not participate in this class.
- Do you ever have pains in your chest?
- Have you had any operations or injuries in the last year?
- Do you often feel faint or have spells of dizziness?
- Are you receiving medication for any condition?
- Do you have high blood pressure?
- Do you have a bone or joint problem, such as Arthritis, Osteoporosis, Back or knee
problems?

Pregnant students should not attend classes until they are at least 16 weeks pregnant.

If you have a disability and think it may affect your learning in the classroom, or using any of our other services, please speak to us in confidence as soon as possible. We will discuss options with you and do our best to provide the support you would like.

Getting to your course

Find us

Herne Bay Football Club
Stanley Gardens
Herne Bay
Kent
CT6 5SG

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 40 25* and quote the Course Code WHI/88105/J/LC.

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