This class will energise your body as well as calm and centre your mind. After a busy morning you can enjoy an hour of yoga to revitalise you for the rest of the day. The class includes a variety of asanas (postures) to stretch and strengthen your body, as well as a short relaxation and breathing meditation.
Who is this course for
All levels welcome.
This class will offer a Dynamic Hatha style of yoga to build strength, suppleness, breath and body awareness. The class will energise you and pep you up for the rest of the day.
What does this course cover
Each class will include:
- opening relaxation, giving you time to 'arrive' and connect to breath and body awareness - deep stretches and breath awareness practices to open the body and focus the mind - gentle warm up exercises to mobilise joints and establish good alignment - sun salutations and a few standing and or sitting poses - relaxation and a few moments of sitting still to focus the mind and build mental concentration
Standing/ sitting postures will include forward bend, side stretch, backbends a twisting posture and a balance pose (occasional, not all during each class).
- Show good co-ordination of physical movement and general proficiency in standing yoga poses - Be able to synchronise movement with breath - Employ yoga techniques to help reduce stress, relax and enjoy body awareness - Experience a sense of body awareness during both physical movement and stillness - Be stronger and more flexible throughout the body - Be able to manipulate the breath for a short period - Be able to sit still and concentrate the mind for a few minutes - know enough to practice at home safely.
Mary Ward Centre is an adult education centre with a difference. We provide a wide range of subjects for people at all levels and run courses during the day, evening or weekend to suit your timetable. Get inspired and enjoy excellent teaching in an environment where each individual’s learning experience is valued. That’s what makes Mary Ward Centre ‘the friendly place to learn.’
Please get in touch via the links above for more details or to book your place.
If you will be redeeming a CraftCourses gift voucher on this course, the voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.