AW Yoga

Accredited course - interview required.

Course information sheet

Fees: Standard £ 66 Conc £No conc. Full £479 * Enrol online for standard fee payers only

Day Time Weeks Centre Start End Code Enroll
Thursday 13:00 - 15:00 10 MAC 27/09/2018 06/12/2018 DP1050
Thursday 13:00 - 15:00 10 MAC 10/01/2019 21/03/2019 DP2050
Thursday 13:00 - 15:00 10 MAC 02/05/2019 11/07/2019 DP3050

What will the course cover?

This Yoga course will introduce students to movement, meditation and exercise. There will be breathing and flexibility based exercises and students will build up their confidence and develop social skills.

Who is the course for?

People with learning and other disabilities who have an interest in yoga and healthy living

What skills, knowledge or experience do I need to start this course?

No previous experience is necessary.

What should I be able to do by the end of the course?

Better understand of your own body, improved movement and flexibility and be able to use breathing and meditation to support healthy living.

How is the course organised?

Begun with a class disussion to help learners prepare for exercises and meditation, breathing and movement exercises to increase flexibility and fitness, and meditation and breathing to calm and relax the body and mind.

What extra study or practice is expected outside of the class?

Students may like to use techniques learnt in the class at home.

How will my progress be assessed?

Your tutor will assess your starting point and develop your Individual Learning Plan. Throughout the course you will be assessed by your tutor and LSA against the course and your own personal goals.

What can I expect to go on to after this course?

Learners can continue with the class at the same level, move onto the Pre-Employment Skills project, progress to Employment based courses or onto Inclusive classes or mainstream provision

Are there any other costs and what do I need to bring?

Suitable clothing and footwear

What support is available?

There is a Learning Support Assistant in every class to give special help where needed and support the tutor in class, along with learners own personal support if necessary. Specialist aids are also available such as hearing loops, roller-ball mice, large and keyboards. Makaton symbols and images are used where possible to help understanding. Senior Learning Support Assistants are available to support with enrolling, information, guidance and communicating with learners homes. Tutors who have the same learner will also work together to make sure all teaching and support is pulling the same way across all their classes