Better breathing for better health
Time: 12:15 - 13:15
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
Course Code: FJB06
Duration: 3 sessions (over 3 weeks)
What is the course about?
Yoga breathing and movement practices to enhance breath capacity. Experience how better breathing can reduce stress and anxiety, clear and calm the mind, increase one’s energy and revitalise for the week ahead.
This is a live online course. You will need:
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera is best (e.g. a PC/laptop/iMac/MacBook), or a tablet/iPad/smart phone/iPhone if you don't have a computer.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.
What will we cover?
• The benefits of pranayama - yogic breathing practices
• Synchronising the breath with movement
• Preparing for a comfortable breathing practice
• Seated yogic breathing practices.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
• Describe the benefits of better breathing
• Name and describe at least 3 breathing practices
• Identify 3 breathing practices that feel specifically right for you to practice regularly at home.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
All levels are welcome. You do not need to have previous experience of yoga to join this course. You will need to be able to follow verbal instructions, observe and copy physical movements and use spatial awareness.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
• Explanations, demonstrations and guidance
• Individual practice
• Hand outs.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
There are no other costs.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Chose from a wide range of other courses in our Health and Wellbeing programme.
For 20 years Sarah has been teaching people who do not usually have access to yoga. She is the leader in the field of yoga for deaf people. She also works with people recovering from, or living with, specific physical and emotional health issues (including those living with dementia) through delivery of Chair Yoga classes across Westminster and K & C, and at Triyoga. Sarah qualified as an Inner Yoga Trust and British Wheel of Yoga registered teacher / practitioner. She danced from the age of four, and was first moved by Yoga when she was 16, though it has not always been easy for her to access as she is partially deaf. She has taught Deaf Yoga classes for staff members at DCAL (Deafness Cognition & Language Research Centre), Deaf Plus, Sign Health, DeafWorks, Oak Lodge School, Remark!, Special Yoga Centre, Sense and the Deaf Multilingual Community Service. Sarah’s yoga is an expression of and has evolved from her understanding of the teachings and a mix of Scaravelli informed, Iyengar and Satyanada Yoga. Her practice as a teacher responds to sensory, physical and mental /emotional needs. firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note: We reserve the right to change our tutors from those advertised. This happens rarely, but if it does, we are unable to refund fees due to this. Our tutors may have different teaching styles; however we guarantee a consistent quality of teaching in all our courses.