Mindful Yoga - Managing Stress St George & Sutherland Community College

Mindful Yoga - Managing Stress

Heighten your awareness of the connection between your body, breath, and mind for improving your health and wellbeing. Learn mindfulness through the yoga practices of breath awareness, gentle stretching, and deep relaxation. Experience a deeper sense of peace and become more skillful in managing stress. Life can be a stressful experience, deplete our energy, and at times overwhelming. Yoga has been practiced for over 5,000 years and is still practiced today for enhancing health and wellbeing as practices are highly effective and easy to perform.

This class gives you the yoga tools to enhance your daily life, so you can experience more peace, mental clarity, and vitality. The focus of this class is to experience the healing and health-enhancing benefits of mindfulness through the application of yoga practices in the class and extending into your daily life. The gentle yoga stretches combined with breathing techniques assist in dissolving tension held in the bodies' muscles, increase strength and flexibility. Thus, reducing the impact of stress-filled and busy lives. Learn to let go of stress-energy and experience a lightness in your step, freedom from long-term tensions, and an increasing sense of wellness.

Course Outline:

  • Explore, experience, and discuss yoga practices to manage stress
  • Gentle stretches, breathing techniques, meditation, deep relaxation

Learning Outcomes:

  • Yoga practices and skills to manage stress
  • Awareness of benefits of applying mindfulness to daily life
  • Increased calmness, flexibility, and balance

What to bring:

  • Bring a yoga mat
  • towel and/or blanket
  • Coloured pens, notepad/journal
  • It is recommended not to eat two hours before class.

About the Tutor:

Your tutor has been a practitioner of yoga and meditation for almost 30 years. She is an accredited Hatha Yoga teacher and Holistic Counsellor. Experienced in running classes for managing stress and empowered living. She is community-focused and engages in Therapeutic Gardening outreach programs and pastoral care specialising in Mental Health.

Other Information:

  • To ensure resources are ready for you at the start of your course, we ask you ideally enrol at least one week before the course commences.
  • All courses need a minimum number of students to run ("we try our hardest to get those") . If your course does not have enough students it will be cancelled before the commencement and you will be informed.

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.