Yoga - Mixed Ability - Summer

Course code: ZCAU109P

Subject area: Learning for Wellbeing

Study level: Part Time

Course level: U

Course details

5:30pm - 6:30pm


20th Apr 2023 - 29th Jun 2023

Abingdon Campus

Contact details

01235 555 585

This course gives you the foundation skills and confidence if you have never done Yoga before and are curious about exploring the practice. It also allows you to continue your Yoga journey if you are a little unsure of bringing yourself back to your practice.

This course is aimed at all levels and abilities, all are welcome to this friendly class. Our experienced tutor is able to adapt to individuals’ physical needs. She will break down work poses with safe alignment, accommodating injury and modifications as needed.

What the course will cover:

The course will look at the fundamental practices of yoga. You will move through and experience the most frequently used Yoga poses, becoming familiar with their feeling and sensation as well as names.

We will work with and experience Pranayama practices to complement our physical practice. You will be introduced to breathing practices and methods to help you during your practice and to facilitate a deeper understanding of the importance of using our

breath in our practice.

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

· identify the most frequently used yoga poses and their names
· recognise and practise Pranayama practices
· recognise the importance of using our breath in our practise

Please note there will be no teaching session on 01.06.23

Abingdon and Witney College is subject to Ofsted regulation and is required to work with all its students to make sure they understand Government initiatives around Safeguarding, Prevent and Fundamental British Values. Information on these matters will be shared with you during your course.

You will also be asked to complete monitoring paperwork, which helps us to deliver course content to the highest quality.

Continue with the same class to maintain your fitness and general wellbeing or progress to other fitness and exercise classes.
No previous knowledge or experience necessary. All welcome.

Courses can fill fast, so please enrol early to avoid disappointment. Decisions on whether a course is to run are made two weeks prior to the start date - an email will be sent to you should there be changes to your course or if it is cancelled. Please check your inbox leading up to your course, including the junk folders. For anyone without an email account, our Admissions team will phone you instead.

For the first week of the course you will need to bring a valid form of identification; this includes passport, driving licence, debit/credit card, Birth Certificate or National Insurance card.

Please note - you should be 19 years old or over at 31st August 2022 prior to starting the course.
Courses offered by the college are fully or partly funded by the Government and the published fee takes account of this funding.

Before starting a course, the College is required to check you meet conditions relating to that funding, e.g. age, residency status within the UK/EEA, prior qualification level and employment status. In some circumstances (such as with online enrolments), these checks can only be completed after you have enrolled and paid.

If you are unable to pay in full for this course at the time of enrolment, and the course tuition fee is £300 or more, an instalment plan is available. If this is your preference, please do not enrol online but rather call the Admissions Team on 01235 216400 to enrol.

Once enrolled, Admissions will take the first instalment payment from you and pass on your details to the Finance team who will email you to set-up your payment plan. Please return a fully completed instalment plan to Finance as failure to do so could result in being withdrawn from your course.

The rules on fee reduction are complicated, we would encourage you to talk to our Admissions Team on 01235 216400 to discuss these options. You can find more information on our Fees and Bursaries page - search "Fees and Bursaries" at the top of the page.

16 - 18 Fee

19+ Fee

Tuition Fee: £55.00
Exam Fee: £0.00

Total Cost: £55.00

19+ Reduced Fee

Tuition Fee: £33.00
Exam Fee: £0.00

Total Cost: £33.00

As this is a non-accredited course, there is no formal qualification. However, you will be asked to complete activities that demonstrate how you are progressing on your course.
The course will include a mixture of demonstration, observation, and practical exercises. The tutor will be available to support you throughout. As this is a non-accredited course, there is no formal qualification. However, you will be required to measure your progress by completing a RARPA form which represents the Recognition and Recording of your Progress and Achievement.