Learning in Libraries - Yin and Yang Yoga for Wellbeing

Yin Yoga focuses on embracing stillness and just being in the moment; this lesson is open to all abilities, even complete newbies. The perfect break during a busy day!

9 June 2021 midday to 1pm

Learning in Libraries Online

Wednesday 9 June to 7 July 2021
12 to 1pm

This is a free online course using Zoom. No account is required
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Suited for those who would like to quieten their mind and relax their body or those with an active fitness regimes that would benefit form the joint protection it offers.

The first half of the session includes basic Hatha asana (yoga shapes) such as Warriors and balances to stretch and build strength in the body, the second half of the class is floor-based, slower and more meditative with yin asana which are held for 3-5 minutes and using lots of cushions and pillows to support the body to find deeper stretches followed by a relaxing guided meditation

By the end of the course you will be able to...

  • Perform Warriors 1, 2 and 3 to build all over body strength
  • Display knowledge of their own body by using pillows and cushions to support their unique body in floor-based asana
  • Demonstrate stillness during meditations during Savasana to find deep relaxation

You will need...

  • Yoga or exercise mat, a blanket or 3 pillows/cushions
  • Wear suitable loose comfortable clothing
  • Don’t forget a bottle of water

Booking is essential