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Fitness | BSY | ABC | Level 2 | Duration: 80 hours

Yoga Beginners

This course will provide you with a comprehensive introduction to yoga – including the control of the mind and body through breathing and gentle movement. As well as giving you a theoretical introduction, you will be guided through relevant exercises. You will study warm-up routines, rhythmic breathing, rolls and lifts, eyes and neck exercises, shoulders and finger exercises, and learn about relaxation techniques.

The course has ten lessons:

  1. What is Yoga?
  2. Breathing
  3. Rhythmic Breathing?
  4. Warm-up Routine
  5. Rolls and lifts
  6. Out in the Sun
  7. Salute to the Sun
  8. Eyes and Neck
  9. Shoulders and Fingers
  10. What is Relaxation?

Entry Requirements: Level 2 English

Format of Course Materials: Paper-based

Assignments: Ten written assignments

Exams: None

Prison Support Requirements: Support completion and submission of assignments

Tutor Support: Yes

What’s Next? HFE Level 3 courses, Nutrition and Health Level 2 (NCC)

Find Out More: From BSY’s website directly

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