IYENGAR YOGA INTRODUCTORY COURSE
If you are looking to re-start your yoga journey with us, want an introduction as a beginner, or you wish to find your confidence after a break from physical exercise, then join the eight week Introductory Yoga Course.
Choose from of either one class per week for eight weeks, or the Intensive option of up to three classes per week for eight weeks. You will learn the postures suitable for the beginner student, with new postures introduced each week, and then consolidated. Basic yoga philosophy is also included within the classes.
LEVEL 1 YOGA CLASSES
Start your yoga journey or build on what you’ve learned in the Introductory course.
This class is about learning and consolidating. Working towards new poses and becoming familiar with what your body is ready for. You may not be ready for some poses and that is okay, as you will learn how to adapt poses for your best practice.
We welcome everybody to give these classes a try.
EASY PACE CLASSES
Easy pace gives time to ease in to postures, setting up a good foundation, mindfully moving in and out of postures, to access greater freedom in joints and create healthy movement patterns. Emphasis is on creating time to wind down, connect deeply and energise the body and mind. This is a gently active class, as well as a deeply restorative class for either the beginner or more mature practitioner.
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These classes offer simple and practical methods to calm the breath, relax deeply, quiet the mind, release stress and experience a deep inner peace. Meditation is a natural and rewarding process where we learn to befriend ourselves thereby deepening our capacity for being present and aware. Each week teachings, practices and reflections and discussions are incorporated throughout the one-hour session.
The teacher of this course is Jenny Forsyth. She teaches and practices yoga at Unfold.
“In my classes I encourage students to explore and experiment with practices that bring mindful, loving awareness to their inner and outer lives.”
CHILDRENS’ YOGA (ages 5 – 10 years)
Classes are 45 minutes of creative, playful exploration of yoga postures, breathing, stories, games, and relaxation. Children develop strength, focus, flexibility, balance, and awareness of their own inner calm and confidence. This time nurtures each child’s very own nature and helps them connect with their loving, vibrant and positive energy.
TEENAGERS’ YOGA (ages 11 – 16 years)
Our teen classes helps our youth cope with stress, develop resilience, and improve self-esteem. Taught in the calm, supportive and invigorating studio, the sequence of postures are suitable for those with no yoga experience and are designed to both support and energise young people.
Currently we offer prenatal yoga within our general classes if you have some prior experience in yoga. If starting new, some of our classes can be recommended. Please contact us to see suitable class times. Within our general classes our teachers can offer suitable modifications and alternatives to safely support a nourishing yoga practice throughout the trimesters of your pregnancy. Starting classes at 13 weeks is advised unless you have already been practising yoga with us prior to your pregnancy.
Yoga creates a special time of connection, nourishment and empowerment during pregnancy, and provides a deep support for the woman in preparation for birth and motherhood. Yoga is an ideal practice during this time of wonder and change which develops strength, mobility and balance in all aspects of a woman’s life, mentally, physically and emotionally.
Book a private class with Loretta, principal teacher at Unfold. Private sessions are offered to either current practitioners of yoga, or people completely new to our studio.
For current practitioners: Assessment and clarification for your personal practice. Opportunity for the teacher to engage with your interests offering insight and recommendations for your practice. Helping to gain fresh awareness as well as renewed purpose and confidence in practice.
New to yoga or to our studio? Wish to understand how yoga can assist any specific conditions or injuries? A one on one session can be valuable and give the newcomer and the teacher time to assess, learn and recommend before joining a regular group class.
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