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A Beginner's Guide to Yoga

Learn the basics of yoga and experience its many benefits

  • Ended
  • 750 South African rand
  • The Space Between

Service Description

Perhaps you’re an outright beginner, curious to know more, or an occasional visitor at workshops. There is such an abundance of different yoga styles we’re spoilt for choice and sometimes confused! This is a short course designed to give beginners the chance to experience the basics of yoga and its physical, mental, emotional and spiritual benefits. Course facilitator, Atma, has been practising various yoga styles for over 50 years and teaching for 30 odd years. She was the first Kundalini Yoga teacher in the Cape from 1998, and has been involved with teacher training, presenting many workshops and retreats. For 12 years, Atma owned Little Samadhi Karoo Retreat in Barrydale. Course Structure: Session One: A short history of yoga Asana and alignment Extension and contraction Energy connection Pranayama - The science of breath Relaxation Session Two: Some well known classic asanas (basics) The spine and how to keep it healthy Lifestyle “Do I have to become a vegetarian?” The ancient art of Ayurvedic healing Session Three: Chakra journey - an asana as we visit each one Glands and hormones and the part they play throughout life Mudra - hand gestures and their meaning and effect Mantra - the yoga of sound Session Four: Pranayama - the breath of life Meditation and it’s impact on the mind

Cancellation Policy

Drop-in bookings are class specific and are therefore non-refundable and cannot be rescheduled. We have a 12-hour cancellation policy for class bookings paid with class cards. Any cancellations made more than 12 hours before the scheduled class start time will automatically be credited back onto the relevant class card. All bookings for classes that are not cancelled 12 hours prior to the scheduled class start time will be charged in full. Class cards cannot be refunded. Please ensure you purchase the correct class card (Essential or Specialist). Please take note of your class card expiry date and attend classes before then. Therapies and private lessons not cancelled 24 hours before the booking time will be charged in full. Courses are paid for in full at the start of the course and are not refundable

Contact Details

  • The Space Between, Plettenberg Bay, South Africa

    064 786 8556

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