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Yoga DATE Change

Description

Learn how to relax and relieve stress and tension through deep breathing exercises, relaxation and meditation. 

Tutor : Willie Kiernan

Tips on getting the most out of your yoga class

  • Wear comfortable clothing to the class 
  • Please bring a yoga mat and a blanket to the class. If you haven’t got a yoga mat any non slip mat will do. If you haven’t got a blanket a sleeping bag or a large towel will do.
  • For your own safety, yoga is practised in bare feet.

Course Outline

Week 1 Introduction to basic yoga poses.

Week 2 Getting familiar with poses.

Week 3 Basic poses more fluidly with some extra backbends.

Week 4 Basic class with more focus on abdominal work.

Week 5 Basic class with extra focus on lower body and working on tight hamstrings.

Week 6 Basic class focusing on digestion

Week 7 Basic class with emphasis on balancing poses.

Week 8 Special attention will be given on focusing on any areas that need special attention or any particular area requested from the class.

Class Outline

5 mins Initial relaxation

5 mins Introduction to yoga and its principals

10 mins Breathing (Deep breathing on back and seated)

10 mins Warm up: Sun Salutations

5 mins Warm up: Single and double leg raises

10 mins Bridge, Fish. Possibly Shoulder stand

10 mins (Seated poses) Cow face, Seated forward bend, Inclined plane

5 mins Gentle twists

10 mins (Standing poses) Triangle, Tree, Mountain

15 mins Final relaxation

5 mins Questions and finish

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Programme For Yoga Class 8 weeks

 

 

 

Tutor Willie Kiernan

 

 

 

Week 1 Introduction to basic yoga poses.

 

Week 2 Getting familiar with poses.

 

Week 3 Basic poses more fluidly with some extra backbends.

 

Week 4 Basic class with more focus on abdominal work.

 

Week 5 Basic class with extra focus on lower body and working on tight hamstrings.

 

Week 6 Basic class focusing on digestion

 

Week 7 Basic class with emphasis on balancing poses.

 

Week 8 Special attention will be given on focusing on any areas that need special attention or any particular area requested from the class.

 

 

 

Basic class (90 minute Class)

 

5 mins.             Initial relaxation

 

5 mins.             Introduction to yoga and its principals

 

10 mins            Breathing (Deep breathing on back and seated)

 

10 mins            Warm up: Sun Salutations

 

5 mins              Warm up: Single and double leg raises

 

10 mins            Bridge, Fish. Possibly Shoulder stand

 

 

 

10 mins            (Seated poses) Cow face, Seated forward bend,
Inclined plane

 

5 mins              Gentle twists

 

10 mins            (Standing poses) Triangle, Tree, Mountain

 

15 mins            Final relaxation

5 mins              Questions and finish

 

 

Please inform the teacher of any medical conditions or injuries you have so that poses can be adapted to suit you..

 

Every class will include breathing exercises, cooling down exercises and relaxation. We will also focus on a different theme each week.

Week 1:

Gentle stretching for the whole body.

 

Week 2:

Stretching and toning the legs

 

Week 3:

Opening the hip joints

 

Week 4:

Lengthening and strengthening the spine

 

Week 5:

Opening the shoulder joints and toning the arms

 

Week 6:

 Improving spinal alignment

  

Week 7:

Improving strength and stamina

 

Week 8:

How to practise yoga at home

 

 

 


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