Yoga for a healthy back

Course Dates: 14/09/20 - 14/12/20
Time: 16:45 - 17:45
Location: Online

Learn simple Yoga techniques to relax, stretch and strengthen your back, neck and shoulders safely. You can alleviate pain and discomfort, increase your mobility and generate a feeling of wellbeing.

This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.


What is the course about?

The perfect body is an exception not the rule. Performing the same actions day after day leads to underuse of our maximum potential range of movement and then our posture deteriorates and stiffness becomes habitual. When we are healthy, young and carefree we often remain unaware of our poor posture and we feel okay as stronger muscles take over the work of weaker ones. Our body adapts and compensates. However when we get older or are tired, ill or upset, we become conscious of the strain and experience pain. On this course you will learn exercises to relieve back pain ad increase your mobility which will help to improve your posture. In each class you will also relax your body and your mind.

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.
- Earphones/headphones/speakers.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.

What will we cover?

Basic anatomy and physiology of the back
Different back conditions and self-help
Yoga exercises

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
Follow me
Hands-on adjustment (optional)
Mini lecture
Questions are encouraged at all times.
You will be expected to practise at home.

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.


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Reviews below are by students who have attended this course, regardless of the course teacher. Please be aware you may not be booking onto a course with the same teacher.

The course is well-paced but tailored well to suit individual needs. You can surprise yourself with how much you can achieve.
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Review by Anonymous / (Posted on 17/03/2020)
Go for it.
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Review by Vera / (Posted on 31/07/2019)
I would recommend this course to people who are mentally or physically disabled to increase their wellbeing. I would say it's a great class.
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Review by Anonymous / (Posted on 18/06/2019)
Go for it.
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Review by Vera / (Posted on 28/05/2019)
I have advised my friends to attend this course, it helps to maintain a good posture.
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Review by Anonymous / (Posted on 27/05/2019)
Tutor Biographies
Sarah Scott Tutor Website

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.

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.

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Course Code: FEB39

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Started Mon, day, 14 Sep - 14 Dec '20

Duration: 14 sessions (over 14 weeks)

Full fee: £149.00
Senior fee: £119.00
Concession: £101.00

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