Upcoming Courses & Workshops

Beginners Yoga Course - Evening with Maria Mascarenhas. Next held on Mon, 17 Dec 2018 at 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
This enrollment runs from Mon 5 Mar 2018 - Mon 9 Apr 2018

6 week course £90

Time: Mondays 7.30 - 9pm 

This course is designed for anyone who wants to find out what yoga is all about. It is perfect for anyone who wants to try yoga and is still finding the courage to step into that first class. If is also ideal for anyone who has just begun taking classes but would like to understand a bit more about all aspects of yoga and to break down the postures a bit more. In addition to working with the postures, there will be an introduction to breathing practices and meditation as well as an introduction to yoga philosophy so you can have a full understanding of what is meant by 'yoga'. Each session will also include time for questions.

By the end of the course you will have developed the confidence to attend a group class and take the next step on your yoga journey.

The course will be limited to 10 people to allow everyone to have individual attention.

WEEK 1: Introduction to the course; Finding a sitting position; Understanding the importance of the breath; Foundations – making friends with your feet

WEEK 2: Introducing rest poses; Introduction to meditation; The importance of relaxation

WEEK 3: What are the chakras?; Hip opening, backbending and twist poses;

WEEK 4: What is the psoas muscle and why do we care about it; Postures for the health of the psoas; Working on our core; Introducing bandhas

WEEK 5: Sun Salutations; Finding your balance; Introducing Yoga Nidra

WEEK 6: Overview of the different styles of yoga; Introduction to mudras; What is an inversion? What is the significance of chanting?

If you have any queries either before or after booking, then please email maria@yogaseasons.co.uk or call Maria on 07949 928 974

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