This course has started, but it may still be possible to join it. Please call 03000 41 22 22* and ask to be put through to the Centre where the course is running
This is an online course delivered using Zoom, in real time, with live interaction with your tutor and fellow learners.
In this course students will learn to centre and balance the body and mind and find optimal spinal alignment as a foundation for core strength and stability.
You will learn basic postures and sequences, using breath control with relaxation, meditation techniques through a yoga and Pilates method of body conditioning this unique combination of a balanced body and mind can be attained, then self confidence will follow.
At the end of the course, students will be able to work through a combination of techniques to improve flexibility, increase muscle strength and tone, creating postural alignment.
Who is the tutor?
About the Tutor: Jayne Samson
The daughter of a dance teacher, Jayne trained as an exercise instructor in 2000. Her classes combine the enjoyment of dance with the benefits of exercise. Her aim is to create exercise classes that are fun, effective and suitable for every ability.
Jayne has subsequently qualified to teach exercise for the older adult, Zumba, Zumba for kids and more recently as a Yoga teacher in 2016.
How will I be taught?
Teaching methods will include demonstration, explanation, discussion and times for question and answer sessions. Your tutor will demonstrate movements and talk you through all sequences. Activities will be adapted to suit individual needs and capabilities. You will be carefully observed to ensure that you are working safely and be encouraged to monitor and record your progression on the course.
To assist us in providing a safe and healthy environment for you to exercise you will be asked to complete a Confidential Health Questionnaire. Your progress will be monitored through a Learning record and your own personal learning diary or fitness log.
What do I need to have with me?
Please bring a non-slip mat intended for Yoga, a blanket and socks for relaxation, a bottle of water. Please wear loose comfortable clothing, you will be asked to exercise in bare feet.
What can I do next?
Specialist advice is available from your tutor to help identify the next suitable course for you.
What do I need to join the course
This course is suitable for all, as it is a mixed ability group. People of all ages, beginners and those with some experience of Yoga or Pilates are all equally welcome.
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 and bring a referral letter from your doctor to your tutor. If you have not checked, or if it is not suitable, please do not participate in this class.
- 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
Pregnant students should not attend classes until they are at least 16 weeks pregnant
If you have a disability and think it may affect your learning in the classroom, or using any of our other services, please speak to us in confidence as soon as possible. We will discuss options with you and do our best to provide the support you would like.
Joining your course
If you require any information about joining this online course then please call 03000 41 22 22* and quote the Course Code ONL/109434/K/NC.
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