I have prepared a 3 week course on the introduction of yoga for a community class. This class is to introduce the student to yoga. The history of yoga will be explored and various components of a yoga practice.
Yoga for Beginners
Yoga for beginners is a introductory course to the practice of yoga. This is a 3 week course that will focus on the origins of yoga, the 8 limbs of yoga and the beginning postures of yoga. This course will provide a brief look into the practice of yoga as a method of complementary medicine. At the end of this course students will be able to decide if they want to add a yoga practice to their health journey.
History of yoga
Introduction of the 8 limbs of yoga
How yoga can be used in Complementary Medicine
Introduction to Yogi breathing
Introduction to yoga postures
Is a yoga practice right for you?
Pen, Paper and comfortable clothes
Assignments are due at the end of each week.
General Course Outline Handout
History of Yoga
- What are the origins of Yoga
- The History of Yoga
- What are the 8 Limbs of Yoga
- How Can Yoga be utilized in CAM
- What is Yogi breathing
- Introduction to Yoga postures
- Is Yoga right for you