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 FINAL Beginners Course

A step by step introduction to nourish your mind, body and soul, without feeling confused, uncomfortable or left behind!

Nervous about taking the first step?

I get it.

After everything you've been through and everything that's going on in the world, you're feeling stressed and anxious.  You've been so busy looking after everyone else you've had no time to take care of yourself.  And you've got the aches, pains, stiffness and exhaustion to prove it.  

You know that yoga could be just what you need to release all that tension built up in your mind and body, and get back to the 'real you'.

But...

everyone you've seen doing yoga is young, skinny, bendy and fit so how will you be able to get yourself into the same shapes?

I've got a secret to share with you:

Yoga is NOT about what you can or can't do with your body.

I know that's hard to believe when all you see are yoga teachers doing crazy acrobatic poses on clifftops, but there are so many hidden layers that never get mentioned in most yoga classes.

I'm here to reveal these secrets and show you that yoga is about SO much more than the shapes we make.

 

If you can breathe, you can do yoga with me.

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Find out what yoga is REALLY all about!

  • Commit to nourish your mind, body and soul

  • Start at the very beginning to understand what yoga is all about and how it can help you

  • Discover how to adapt yoga asana (poses) with plenty of options to suit you, no matter what your age, gender, size, level of flexibility or movement challenges!

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  • Learn how to build flexibility and strength, and ease aches, pains and stiffness 

  • Learn how to let go of stress and anxiety, and achieve a calmer, more peaceful state of mind

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  • Join a friendly community of beginners who are all in the same boat, so we can laugh and learn together

  • Receive personal support, guidance and encouragement from me in this small group, where you can ask questions and discuss any challenges to make your introduction to yoga as smooth as possible!

  • Finish the course knowing you understand the basics of yoga, and can attend any yoga class with confidence​​​

What will you learn?

In this six week face to face course I'll introduce you to accessible yoga, step by step.  

Week 1: What is yoga?

We start at the very beginning and explore the key elements that make up a yoga practice.

Week 2: Physical poses - Asana

Learn how to get into the basic yoga positions, stay strong and stable, and increase your flexibility.

Week 3: Breath - Pranayama

Discover the incredible power of the breath in yoga, explore different ways to breathe, and learn how to use it to support you in the poses.

Week 4: Focus and Balance - Drishti

You'll be amazed at how our eyes can help us get into the poses in yoga, and find that all important balance!

Week 5: Strength - Bandhas

Uncover the magic tricks that build your strength from the inside, making challenging poses seem like a breeze.

Week 6: Flow - Vinyasa

Bring together everything you've learnt so far, discovering how to find the flow in your breath and movements, and bring stillness to your busy mind.

Can't wait to get started?

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But I still don't think I can do it...

I'm worried about messing up in front of everyone and feeling like an idiot

You're not alone!  If you knew everything about yoga and could do it all, there would be no point you doing this course.  Believe me, the other students will be concentrating so hard on what they're doing they won't notice what you're up to, so we can all mess up, laugh and carry on knowing we're amongst friends!

I can't sit still and I think I'll be bored

When we're so used to rushing around it's hard to slow down!  That's why I'll ease you in gradually, making sure there's plenty of movement and always something to focus on, with the opportunity for more stillness when you're ready for it.  Even my most restless students learn to love my guided relaxations!

I don't have anything to wear!

You don't need yoga clothes to do yoga - a t-shirt and jogging bottoms works fine as long as you're comfortable and can move around easily.

I tried yoga before and I had a bad experience

I'm really sorry to hear that - it obviously wasn't the right introduction for you.  But would you give up on eating at restaurants just because you had a bad experience at one restaurant?  This course is different, and it's designed to make people who have been confused, uncomfortable and left behind at other yoga classes feel right at home.

I don't feel like I have a 'yoga body'

Yoga is NOT about what you can or can't do with your body.  This course will show you that it's so much more than that and everyone (yes, even you) has a yoga body!

So now you know you CAN do yoga, what are you waiting for?​

What do my students say?

"Thank you for a lovely introduction into yoga. I really enjoyed your beginners course, loved your teaching style and was so happy that I could follow your instructions. I especially loved the relaxations."

Why did you choose this course?

"I wanted to try yoga & was delighted to find a class for total beginners. It was a perfect introduction to see if it was for me. I was worried about the breathing techniques and this was covered in the class."

What did you enjoy most?

"The feeling of stretching out my body letting go of tension, being calm and focusing on my breathing in a supportive atmosphere." 

"The patience and friendliness of Anna. So encouraging with great, clear instructions so I knew what I was supposed to be doing. A beautiful, relaxed setting."

How did the course help you?

"The course has had a big impact on my breathing which has improved my mindfulness. I feel more relaxed and look forward to every class."

"It has helped me to relax & focus on just that special time for me within the crazy life I lead."

What would you say to others thinking about joining this course?

"I would wholeheartedly recommend this class. I would tell anyone to go for it, I’m so pleased I did."

"I would most definitely recommend. It was a great introduction into the world of yoga."

"I would definitely recommend. The atmosphere is very relaxed, friendly and non judgemental."

Sound good?  Come and join us!

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How much?

Choose the price that suits your circumstances

Here's what you'll get when you join my Beginners Course today:

  • 6 x 1 hour 15 min yoga sessions

  • Use of yoga blocks & straps to make positions more comfortable

  • A spacious venue in a central location with free parking

  • Personal support, guidance and encouragement from me

  • A friendly community of Beginner yoga students just like you to share this experience

All this for:

  • £12 per session - Standard price

  • £14 per session - Supporter price - give back to your community

  • £10 per session - Community price - experiencing financial hardship

Community Supported pricing makes my yoga classes more accessible if you're experiencing financial hardship, and enables those with greater financial resources the opportunity to give back to your yoga community.

Click here for more information and guidance on choosing the price that suits your circumstances.

It's decision time!

So what's it to be?

Will you keep battling on with your stress, anxiety, aches and pains, hoping they'll magically disappear? 

Or are you ready to take your first step into yoga with me, and discover the incredible benefits for your mindbody and soul?

We start on:

  • Wednesday 10 April 10.00-11.15am at The Parish Hall Danescourt

This is the FINAL Beginners Course I have planned.  I definitely won't be running another one before September and I can't promise there will be another one even then!  

These courses are very popular and usually FULLY BOOKED so if you don't want to miss this final opportunity to start your yoga journey with me - save your space today!

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