Yoga For Beginners

If you are new to yoga then this 6 week Yoga For Beginners course has been created just for you! We really want to help you build your yoga practice on a solid foundation, and we will do our best to create a patient and positive environment for you to grow in 😀

 

The next Yoga For Beginners course begins on Monday 1 June 2020.

 

How This Course Could Change You

 

During these 6 weeks you can look forward to:

 

  • Learning the secrets of how to practice yoga successfully so that you feel great each time you practice.

 

  • Becoming familiar with key yoga postures, such as Downward Facing Dog, Tree, Warrior, Cobra and many, many more.

 

  • Having a thorough understanding of each yoga technique we will teach:  Why it works, what the benefits are and how to do it properly.

 

  • Feeling lighter in your body and calmer in your mind.

 

  • Rapidly building confidence in your yoga ability.

 

  • Loving your mind, body and soul. Yoga is about union, and you will learn to connect with yourself in a really deep and meaningful  way.

 

Course Timetable

 

Your classes will be held live each week in a private Facebook Group called Yoga For Beginners.

 

  • Monday evenings, from 7:15 – 8:15 pm (UK time): 1 June*, 8 June, 15 June, 22 June, 29 June and 6 July.
    *Note that the first session, on 1 June, is from 7:15 – 8:30 pm.

 

  • Recordings of each class will be uploaded to this group and held there for at least 6 weeks after the class was first delivered.

 

HOW DOES IT WORK?

 

Access to classes is based on membership of the private Facebook group:

 

Trial Class : £10 (new students only)

  • This will give you 24 hour membership of the group, during which you can attend any live classes taking place.

 

  • If you take the trial after 1 June then you will also have access to the recordings of previous classes and other useful content.

 

Individual Membership : £72

  • This will entitle you to membership of the group up to midnight on 6 July from the date that you join.

 

  • You will have the opportunity to participate in the 6 live classes.

 

  • You will have access to video recordings of each class and other useful content.

 

Household Membership : £108

  • This option is especially created to encourage families and friends who are living together to practice yoga together!

 

  • As per the Individual Membership (see above), except that it entitles an unlimited number of people from the same household to join the private Facebook group.

 

Drop-in : £15 

  • This will give you 24 hour membership of the group, during which you can attend any live classes taking place.

 

  • You will also have access to the recordings of previous classes.

 

Introduce a Friend Discount

 

Encourage your friend to take a trial and if they sign up for the full term then you will both get a one week discount off the term pass 🙂. In other words, the Individual Membership drops down to just £60 and Household to just £90! You get one week discount for EACH new friend that joins, which means that you can get the whole term for FREE if six of your friends sign up!

 

Sounds Fantastic! How Do I Join?

 

In just 4 simple steps:

 

Step 1 : Pay the appropriate amount on line, eg £10 if you are a new student and wish to book a trial:

 

Bank:                  HSBC (First Direct)

Sort Code:          40-47-61

Account No:       28181306

Account Name:  Dr M Shah & Mrs M Shah

Reference:           Full Name

 

Step 2 : Put in a request to join our private Facebook group: Yoga For Beginners

Step 3 :  Provide us with your email and contact number and sign the Waiver we will send you.

Step 4 :  We will admit you into the group -> Enjoy 🙂

 

What Our Students Say. . .

 

“Brilliant class. Thoroughly enjoyed. Thank you so much. Looking forward to the next session 💖 “

“Thank you! I loved it. Over too quickly. 🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼 “

“Super class. Such deep stretches. “

“I enjoyed every minute of your session and I hope to get back here tomorrow to repeat the experience after an other day in front of the computer.”

“After working on Skype and Collaborate today, your lovely yoga session has given me back my energy and calm!”

 

Please click here to see more about why our students love our classes.

 

FAQs

Can I join your classes if I haven’t done yoga before?

Absolutely! In fact, the ‘Yoga for Beginners’ course has been specifically designed to cover all the elements required to build strong foundations for your yoga practice.

Is yoga only for the flexible?

No. On the contrary, as we practice yoga, we find that the stiffness in our body is gradually replaced by flexibility.  This is one of the many changes people notice in their bodies just a few weeks after taking up yoga.

Are there any age limits or health restrictions?

Although there are no age limits or health restrictions, our classes are most suitable for those who can carry out normal movements unaided. If you have any specific health conditions then please ensure that your GP or other qualified medical professional has given their consent for you to practice yoga. Children under 12 should be accompanied by an adult.

Is it ok to eat before doing yoga?

It is best to practice on an empty stomach: allow at least 3 hours after a heavy meal or 2 hours after a light meal before your yoga session.

What about drinking water?

Drink some water before or during class as it is important to stay hydrated, but empty the bladder and bowels if possible beforehand. Of course, take a loo break whenever you need to, even while the class is in progress.

What equipment do I need?

Please invest in a good quality yoga mat, one that has a good grip so that you do not slip. You may find that other accessories, such as yoga blocks, may also help.

What clothing should I wear?

Wear comfortable clothes that will allow your skin to breathe, e.g. the kind you would wear if working out in the gym. Yoga is usually practiced in bare feet, but if you wish to wear socks then please ensure that they will not slip on your mat.  Have something warm like a shawl, blanket or jumper to cover up when the body temperature drops during periods of relaxation.

Can I wear jewellery during class?

It is advisable to not wear any jewellery or watches during class; please remove anything that is a potential hazard or can interfere with your practice before the class begins.

How do I practice yoga safely?

The golden rule for safety is to listen to the body and practice with care and awareness: we work with our body, not against it and we never force it into positions of pain or extreme discomfort.

How can I get the most out of my yoga session?

The secret is in the mind-set! Carry out your practice with an attitude of playful curiousity, immerse yourself completely into the present moment and enjoy the experience without worrying about achieving any goals or seeing ‘results’. Yoga is non-competitive and non-judgemental: it is your personal journey and, paradoxically, the more we ‘let go’ the need to achieve, the more we gain from our yoga practice!

I am interested – How do I join your classes?

That’s great! Please provide some brief details about you, including your name, contact number, email and interest in yoga and drop us an email to ‘mehul@mandmyoga.co.uk.’ or ‘miti@mandmyoga.co.uk.’.

You are also most welcome to give Mehul a call on 07931 71 77 88

ANY QUESTIONS?

 

We would love to hear from you, so please feel free to contact us with any questions you may have:

 

  miti@mandmyoga.co.uk / mehul@mandmyoga.co.uk

    07988440365 / 07931717788

 

 

Twisted Lizard Pose, an example of a beginners yoga posture.