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Beginners Yoga Course

Yoga for beginners is a course for people who like to explore more about yoga in depth from the beginning at a slower pace. We will meet twice a week for five weeks so there is plenty of time to learn and explore the yoga practice.


328 Adams St SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108 NM, US 87108

Type of Event

  • Course

Yoga Styles



Feb 4 to
Mar 7
18:00 pmto19:30 pm

Although there are recommended textbook for this course, you will still receive handouts with plenty of information!



Full Description

Yoga for beginners, will lead yoga students to explore the fundamentals of yoga. The fundamentals are important and set a strong foundation in the yoga practice for a yoga novice. A brief of history of yoga will be introduced, additionally, this course will put a strong emphasis on yoga breathing. You will learn ujjayi breath and how to synchronize this yoga breathing method with the yoga movements; when you move into a pose, while you hold the pose, and when you move out of the pose; this is called vinyasa. Vinyasa links one pose to the next, and without the correct breathing method, it virtually impossible to practice vinyasa, or any yoga for that matter.

Although there is recommended textbooks for this course; you will still receive handouts of information.

Recommended textbooks for this course; most of the text is available on Amazon

“The Sivananda Companion to Yoga: A Complete Guide to the Physical Postures, Breathing Exercises, Diet, Relaxation, and Meditation Techniques of Yoga”
The Heart of Yoga: Developing a Personal Practice Revised Edition by T. K. V. Desikachar
Ashtanga Yoga: The Practice Manual Hardcover – August 20, 2007
by David Swenson
A brief history of yoga

Basic yoga poses and their benefits

Ujjayi breathing

Kapalbhati (cleansing breath)

Anuloma pranayama also known as alternate nostril breathing

Vinyasa and more