Yoga Beginner's Course
We will be practising a classical form of yoga, Sivananda Yoga in 8 weeks progressively and systematically at a mindful pace. In classical yoga, we place importance on the learning of pranayama (breathing exercise) and acquiring the skills of relaxation on top of the yoga poses. Tips of good daily habits will be shared too.
Type of Event
The course spans over a period of 8 weeks on every Saturdays 09:45am - 11:15am
WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?
2 Pranayama (Breathing exercises)
- Alternate Nostril Breathing
- A moving sequence of 12 poses
12 Poses (See benefits of 12 poses here)
- Head Stand (NOT teach in Beginners Class, but a taste of it at the end of course may be given to the students)
- Shoulder Stand
- Sitting Forward Bend
- Half Spinal Twist
- Standing Forward Bend
Some variations of these 12 poses will also be added to the class progressively.
Varieties of relaxation poses will be given in between different stretches :
Savasana (corpose pose), Child pose and Crocodile pose.
Clear and precise instructions will be deliver to guide you in using your mind to relax different parts of your body.
One of the most important to learn is FINAL RELAXATION. It is practise at the end of the class to help you release all tensions from your body part by part starting from toes moving up all the way to the head.
5 points of yoga
Yoga can also be practise off the mat if we adopt a more conscious lifestyle to help the wellbeing of daily routine.
Below are the 5 points that will be shared with you during the course.
- Proper Exercise
- Proper Breathing
- Proper Relaxation
- Proper Diet
- Positive Thinking and Meditation