Foundations of Hatha Yoga


Day course

Bev Alderson

20 October 2020


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Have you ever wondered what Yoga is all about but not felt confident or flexible enough to commence general classes? Or have you had a break from Yoga and would like to refresh your practice from the roots up?

Then this Foundations of Hatha Yoga Workshop is for you!

During a full day we will take a deeper dive into the following components of yoga:
• An overview of the paths and 8 Limbs of Yoga
• Key principles of the physical practice
• Two yoga practices suitable for beginners and refreshers
• Basic alignment of some of the key postures
• A closer look at the most common sun salutations
• How to modify your practice to suit your individual requirements
• An introduction to the nervous system and how yoga elicits relaxation
• Essential breathing and relaxation techniques

The focus of the day will be to enhance your understanding of the broader context of Hatha yoga and build your knowledge and confidence in your practice.

Hatha Yoga is a popular form of Yoga which includes a wide variety of physical postures and breath integration to strengthen the body, enhance flexibility and focus the mind.

Tutor information

Bev is a general and workplace Yoga, Mindfulness and Stress Effectiveness Teacher with a strong corporate background, having spent 18+ years performing high pressured management roles in both the UK and Australia.
Understanding first-hand the impacts of a high-pressured lifestyle, Bev brings a fairly unique and authentic perspective to her work. She has a practical delivery style and draws upon her personal experiences and the principles of stress effectiveness, mindfulness and yoga to support anyone wishing to create more balance in a busy world.
Bev completed a Diploma in Yoga with the highly respected Qi Yoga School in Sydney in 2012 and with Sivananda in India in 2015. She also completed a Certificate in Stress Management with the London Centre for Coaching and Counselling in 2014, an ILM with the Stress Management Society in 2014 and a Diploma in Meditation with the British School of Meditation in 2016.

Covid information

Dillington House wishes to reassure everyone that we are working closely with Somerset County Council to ensure every measure is being taken to make Dillington House a safe place for everyone.

All course participants will be sent further guidance prior to the course date.

Dillington House is following Government guidelines and adhering to new guidance including local or national lockdowns.

All places booked can be transferred or refunded in the event this course is cancelled. Individuals who are affected by local lockdowns will be able to transfer to an alternative course. All other terms and conditions apply.