Yoga for a healthy back
Time: 16:45 - 17:45
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
Course Code: FEB39
Duration: 12 sessions (over 12 weeks)
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.
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?
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.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
As this course is online, you will need a yoga mat. Please wear clothing suitable for exercising.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
You can join a Gentle or Beginners Yoga course.
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.