This course has started, but it may still be possible to join it. Please call 03000 41 40 25* and ask to be put through to the Centre where the course is running
Our Yoga classes are open to anyone who would like to improve their fitness and health and enjoys group exercise classes. This course is a mixed ability class; suitable for beginners, more experienced and advanced students. As with all Yoga classes we advise anyone with a pre-existing medical condition to seek advice from their GP before exercising. Pregnant students should not attend classes until they are at least 16 weeks pregnant.
Yoga beginners will learn basic postures, experienced and advanced yoga students will develop their practice of yoga postures, breathing and relaxation techniques. Your tutor will explain the benefits and how you can apply them to your daily life and you are encouraged to practice regularly at home.
You will need to be able to follow verbal instructions, observe and copy physical movements and use spatial awareness within a group. By the end of this course you should be able to:
• Demonstrate and hold a variety of postures using correct alignment
• Practise control of breath to assist relaxation and stamina
• Identify the benefits of Yoga practice throughout various life stages
• Link a number of postures to perform a flowing sequence
• Recount at least three ways in which exercise can benefit health and wellbeing throughout various life stages.
Who is the tutor?
About the Tutor: Jane Collins
Jane has been practising Yoga for over 15 years and qualified in 2012 as an Iyengar teacher after 3 years intensive training. She taught a beginners’ class in Tunbridge Wells in 2013 and has covered for other teachers. She is a school teacher and also enjoys introducing her students to the benefits of Yoga.
How will I be taught?
This course will be delivered online. Students will join the class from home and be able to exchange and in interact with other learners as they would in the classroom (speaking, listening, writing in the chat box). This measure is dictated by circumstances and the course will be delivered back in the classroom as soon as possible. You will be taught by a qualified yoga instructor. Our teaching methods include demonstration, explanation, discussion and times for question and answer sessions. Your tutor will demonstrate movements and talk you through all exercises. You will be carefully observed to ensure that you are working safely. At the end of the course you and your tutor are asked to assess the progress you have made.
What do I need to bring with me?
Please read the following information carefully. You may be advised not to take part if you are not dressed appropriately. You will need supportive, comfortable clothing that allows ease of movement. Denim jeans, formal trousers, skirts or dresses are not suitable for this activity. Yoga is generally practiced in bare feet or socks and all movements are performed on a mat. Students need a mat to work on and may wish to use a towel during their class.
Please have fresh water nearby and avoid eating one and a half hours prior to exercising.
What can I do next?
Specialist advice is available from your tutor to help identify the next suitable course for you. Alternatively visit our website www.kentadulteducation.co.uk.
What do I need to join the course
Following Public Health Coronavirus advice, this course will be delivered online and will resume in our fitness studio as soon as we are advised it’s safe to do so.
You can access the class from your computer equipped with a camera and a microphone, from a laptop (where the camera and microphone should be built-in), a tablet or a smartphone.
To assist us in providing a safe and healthy environment for you to exercise you will be asked to complete an electronic Confidential Health Questionnaire.
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. If you have a long term medical condition that limits your physical activity and not checked with a health professional, please do not participate in this class.
Our health questionnaire asks questions such as:
- 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 problems?
If you think you have a disability and think it may affect your learning or you ability to use any of our services, please ask to speak to us in confidence as soon as possible. We will be happy to discuss your options with you and will do our best to provide appropriate support.
Joining your course
Real time Online
Instructions will be sent to you by your tutor
If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 40 25* and quote the Course Code MAI/74453/H/LC.