Course Information

Restorative Yoga


Subject area: Sport

Course Type: Part Time

Course Overview

Take time to relax and gently replenish your energy and enjoyment of life with this specialist yoga class for anyone who wants to follow a gentle but effective exercise regime. It is also suitable for people who have not exercised for some time, have a chronic condition or who are recovering from illness or injury.

Course Content

Using yoga postures to gently stretch, relax and refresh the body. Learn relaxation techniques that can be used in daily life to manage stress levels and improve wellbeing. Increase body awareness and work on balance using a combination of gentle yoga, stretches and breathing techniques to increase wellbeing. You will be given the opportunity to explore the links to other forms of exercise and therapies as well as simple relaxation techniques to improve rest and sleep.
Bring a bottle of water for re-hydration.

Entry Requirements

Enrolment numbers to our courses are reviewed regularly. To avoid disappointment it is advised to enrol early. Courses with low enrolment numbers two weeks prior to the course start date are at risk of getting cancelled. When you enrol on the first week of the course you will be required to bring along one form of identification. This could be a passport, driving licence, debit/credit card, Birth Certificate or National Insurance card.
There are no formal entry requirements. This course is for anyone who would like to be more aware of their body, fitter, mentally and physically stronger and who would like to be more relaxed. You will be required to complete a short medical questionnaire at the start of the course.

Please Note: Students should be 19 or over at 31st August 2017.

Learning Methods & Assessment

Teaching will be by a mixture of demonstration, pracitice and group work. There is no accreditation for the course so informal methods of assessment will be used. These include self- assessment, discussion with your tutor and observation.

What Qualification Will I Receive?

This is a non-accredited course, there is no formal qualification

Where Next?

The college provides a number of yoga classes throughout the academic year.

Fee Information

Trips and visits may be offered as part of your programme of study but these will be optional and fees will be collected throughout the duration of the course. Details of cost will be provided during the enrolment process if not already above.

There are bursaries available to help you with other course cost, call 01235 216 298 for more information.

All tuition fees currently given are for the 17/18 academic year.

The 19+ full fee button displays the full fee that may apply, the rules on fee reduction are complicated and we would encourage you to talk to our Admissions staff on 01235 555 585 to discuss your options. Also see the Course Fees & Finance page under the Info Centre link at the top of the screen.

  • Adult full fee

Course Details

Time: 11:30 - 12:30

Days: Thursday

Date: 19 Apr 2018 - 28 Jun 2018

Location: Hanney War Memorial Hall

Contact Details

Abingdon Campus: 01235 555 585

Witney Campus: 01993 703464
(Common Leys)