LEARN THE BASIC ACTIONS INVOLVED IN YOGA POSES (ASANAS) FOR A SAFE PRACTICE PROGRAMME
Week 1 STANDING POSES-BASIC ACTIONS OF THE LEGS AND LOWER BODY
Week 2 STANDING POSES-BASIC ACTIONS OF THE ARMS AND UPPER BODY
Week 3 STANDING POSES-FORWARD BENDS
THE BASIC STANDING AND FORWARD BENDING POSES: they form the foundation of any regular practice
Week 4 STANDING POSES-FORWARD BENDS AND TWISTS
THE FOUNDATION POSES WILL LEAD ONTO STANDING AND SITTING TWISTING POSES: principles learned during the previous classes will become useful in the practice of more challenging twisting actions
Week 5 BACK BENDS-STANDING POSES AND BACK BENDS
BACK BENDING POSES: principles learned during the first two classes will be consolidated and will become useful in the practice of back bends.
Week 6 RESTORATIVE PRACTICE-USE OF PROPS FOR A TYPICAL RESTORATIVE SEQUENCE
During the final session a restorative sequence will be practised. Some time will be given to the use of props according to individual needs for maximum benefit. Salamba Sarvangasana (shoulder stand) will be practised with a chair.
THROUGHOUT THE COURSE, THERE WILL BE A CHANCE TO: TOUCH ON A FEW SIMPLE CONCEPTS BASED ON YOGA PHILOSOPHY.