Active for Life - Yoga | Ramsgate Library

Active for Life - Yoga at Ramsgate Library

Active for Life - Yoga at Ramsgate Library

Price: £30.00 Starts: 06/08/2019 Time: 10:00 - 11:00
Tutor: Dawn Lavell Ends: 03/09/2019 Location: Ramsgate Library
Level: Mixed Level Day of Week: TUE Duration: 5 weeks

About this course

In this Yoga course in Ramsgate beginners will learn basic postures and those with some experience will develop their practice of the 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 practice regularly at home.

At the end of the course students should: Be able to demonstrate and hold a variety of postures using correct alignment; Be able to practice control of breath to assist relaxation and stamina; Be able to identify the benefits of Yoga practice;
Be able to link a number of postures to perform a flowing sequence; Be able to demonstrate postures with awareness of relevant Health and safety.

How will I be taught?

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?

Please bring a non-slip mat intended for Yoga, a blanket and socks for relaxation, a bottle of water. Please wear loose comfortable clothing, you will be asked to exercise in bare feet.

What can I do next?

Specialist advice is available from your tutor to help identify the next suitable course for you.

What do I need to join the course

This course is suitable for all, as it is a mixed ability group. People of all ages, beginners and those with some experience of Yoga are all equally welcome.

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

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.

About the Tutor: Dawn Lavell

Dawn Lavell is qualified with the British Wheel Of Yoga and has taught in Adult Education since 1993.

View all courses taught by Dawn Lavell here >>

Getting there

Ramsgate Library
Guildford Lawn
CT11 9AY

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 2222 and quote the Course Code BRO/83801/H/LC.
Course Code: BRO/83801/H/LC Book Now

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