What is the course about?
However we move through our lives our backs take the toll. Poor posture, repetitive and habitual movements create stresses and strains which over time will cause stiffness, restrictions and consequent back pain and ailments. Postures become further compromised and deteriorate and as the body gets tired, ill or upset the back takes the strain adding pain to the stress.
On this course you will learn postures and movements to create space in the spine and back, to relieve pain and increase mobility, all of which will help improve posture. You will also learn to relax the mind and body.
What will we cover?
Basic anatomy and physiology of the back
Different back conditions and self-help
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
Practise Yoga exercises at home to relieve pain
Improve strength & flexibility of your back
Release stressed muscles and mind
Improve your ability to relax.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
This course is suitable for complete beginners to yoga and students with experience who want to work specifically on their back.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
Demonstration & Practice
Hands-on adjustment (optional)
Questions are encouraged at all times.
You will be expected to practise at home.
This course will be delivered online, and will involve tutor presentation and class discussion. Student preparation and homework outside class times is strongly encouraged. To fully participate in this online class you will need:
- An email address
- A reliable internet connection
- A computer/laptop/tablet with a fully updated browser (preferably google chrome). Your device will need a microphone, and preferably a camera.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
No other costs. Please bring clothing suitable for exercising. All equipment will be provided.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
You can join a Gentle or Beginners Yoga course.