Garstang Library
TUE - 13/09/2022
10:00 to 12:00
6 week course
FREE to Lancashire Residents
Few Places Remaining
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Fulwood Library
FRI - 16/09/2022
10:00 to 12:00
5 week course
FREE to Lancashire Residents
10 Places Remaining
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Course Overview

This course is designed for those who wish to gain an introduction to yoga, some key practices and moves. All postures have been adapted to incorporate the use of a chair, making the course suitable for people with limited mobility or physical disabilities / difficulties. The course contains both practical and theory elements with learners also being encouraged to reflect on the benefits from engaging in a range of yoga practices.

What will I learn?

At the end of the course, learners will be able to:
Participate in a range of chair-based yoga practices.
Describe at least three chair-based yoga practices / postures and how regular practice can benefit your physical and mental health and wellbeing.
Reflect on your experiences of participating in yoga practices and create a personal exercise plan to take forward.
Use the platform Microsoft Teams to interact with the course material and others.
Choose appropriate progression onto further learning.

How will the course be assessed?

Learners attend via the online platform Microsoft Teams on a set day and time. The sessions will be delivered live and learners will be supported to work through the course content. In addition to this, learners will be given access to Moodle (VLE – Virtual Learning Environment) so activities can be completed during and between sessions to record progress and achievement.

Materials and other information

So the course can start on time, it’s important to be ready to join your online course 15 minutes prior to the official start time.

Please wear comfortable clothing and use a safe stable chair to practice on.

You will also be asked to complete a health screening questionnaire (PARQ) before you begin to be certain you are safe to participate. This will be emailed as a link to complete online before the session.

The Additional Learning Support Team work across college supporting students with a variety of learning needs in different ways.  Support can be requested at enrolment or at any point throughout your course. For more information email als.lal@nelsongroup.ac.uk

For more information on booking onto a course, telephone 0333 0031717

It would be useful to have a pen and paper so you can make notes throughout the course

Progression and Careers

The teacher will use a range of activities to review learner’s knowledge throughout the course and identify any gaps and additional information required
Learners will receive feedback in order to further develop their knowledge
Learners will assess their knowledge at the start of the course and again at the end against the learning outcomes. This allows you to identify how much you have learnt and where you might need to do further study or research.
Learners will also be supported to set an individual target(s) for the course based on personal goals and aspirations.