Yoga for Busy Minds (Stress Reduction)

When and Where

10 Sep 2020 - 10 Dec 2020 (21 hours, 14 weeks)
Days and times
Thursday 14:30 - 16:00
Waterloo Centre


Full fee
Concession fee
Senior fee now part of Concession fee

Quick Facts

Philippe Close
Course code

What you will learn

Yoga to help you set aside time to step back from the worries and stresses of daily life. Experience very gentle and calm yoga movements that help you reconnect and rest. Moving to a place of safety which helps you relax and release tension in the body and helps you let go of patterns which cause stress.

By the end of the course you will be able to

  • Release tension and stress in the body
  • Explore Yoga poses that promote rest
  • Learn and experience Yoga within the Scaravelli Tradition
  • Increase awareness of feelings and sensations in the body
  • Practice simple breathing techniques that promote calm

Class format and activities

This course will be delivered on line. This course will prepare you for exploring yoga movements that help undo tension, learning breathing techniques that promote calmness and exploring the inner-life of the body. You will learn strategies for reducing stress, explore relaxation techniques that help promote healthy sleep patterns.

In order to ensure that you make the best possible progress on your course, you will have regular feedback from your tutor, in a constructive and supportive environment.

Entry requirements

This course is for anyone, particularly if you need to set aside time for yourself. No previous experience. However, anyone who thinks they may be suffering from serious/clinical anxiety or depression are strongly advised to see their GP first before joining the class and to advise the teacher of any treatments they are undergoing.

What you need to know before you enrol

Excellent attendance and punctuality is required from all students.

The teaching and is tailored to match the needs of each student. All movements in the class are designed to be explored with a feeling of ease, so you should always feel included and safe.

What you will need for your class

In order to access online resources for your course, you will need the following: Loose, comfortable clothing that allows you to move easily. The college provides yoga mats; however, you can bring your own yoga mat if you would like, this is completely optional.

What you can do next

Further study in Yoga and Movement classes. Ongoing practice at home.