BEGINNERS YOGA COURSE

The thought of yoga can be intimidating for anyone who hasn’t attended a class. We conjure up thoughts that convince us that yoga is not for us. ‘I can’t even touch my toes’ ‘I have a bad back or knees’ ‘Oh, I can’t sit still’. But these are the exact ailments that we address in our practice to heal our bodies and minds.

 

Did you know that all of the 12 main body systems are nourished through a yoga practice?  Did you know that yoga is more than just the asana (postures) you see posted on Instagram? Did you know how healing the practice of yoga is? 

 

This 6 week beginner course  will introduce you to Yoga. We will give you the confidence to practice yoga in a way that honours your body, adjusting and refining postures. We start with acknowledging our limitations and gently begin to heal and strengthen. 

 

This course is for anyone who has never stepped on a yoga mat or those wanting to deepen their knowledge and move deeper in their practice.

 

Each week we will explore a different area of yoga philosophy and practice.

 

Week 1 - Introduction to Yoga History and Philosophy

Goals and Intention

 

Week 2 - Pranayama and Mindfulness 

Awareness and Mudras

 

Week 3 - Bundhas,  Alignment and Props

Sun Salutations and Standing Postures

 

Week 4 - Musculoskeletal Anatomy and Energetic Connection

Twists and Hips

 

Week 5 - Meditation Techniques

Back Bends and Forward Folds

 

Week 6 - Creating your own practice

Seated and Reclined Postures

 

This course includes unlimited access to all weekly yoga classes during the duration and is designed to provide a deeper understanding of Yoga with a different topic being covered each week.

Modules cannot be completed individually. Course is capped at a maximum of 10 people. Please note this course is non-refundable or transferable. 

 

What to bring?

Note pad and pen. 

 

For more information or any questions please contact us at forthefolk@outlook.com or on 0406 111 663.

Date:        Saturday 18th July, 2020.

Time:        2:00pm - 3:30pm  

Cost:        $225 including Unlimited Weekly Yoga Classes 

Teacher:   Melissa Gibson

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