Wednesday’s 15th May-19th June 2019
A class for women and men who are new to yoga.
A beginners environment ensures all participants can feel relaxed and enjoy the benefits of yoga whilst developing their practice in a tailored class alongside others who have had no previous experience or knowledge of yoga.
The course covers the foundations of asana practice, including familiarising you with the various styles of yoga asana, pranayama (breath) & the philosophy & origins of this ancient and beautiful practice. We will also look at yoga from a modern day science based window to further understand our unique body types and how this can influence and shape our practice This six week block will be held at Melissa’s private shala in Seymour. (Shala is a sanskrit word for a gathering space for students of yoga) “a place of yoga.”
Wednesday’s , 6 – 7:15pm, 15th May to 19th June 2019
Week 1: Introduction to yoga & gentle practice
Week 2: Vinyasa flow: Introduction to the sun salutations (Surya Namaskar) The skeletal system and its influence on your practice
Week 3:Vinyasa flow, fundamentals of often repeated movement patterns & how to practice safely
Week 4:Yin Yoga: A yin yoga practice and insight into what makes a yin practice unique
Week 5:Pranayama & meditation, the breath & restorative yoga
Week 6: A final group yoga flow practice and Q&A
Includes weekly take home Beginners notes