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Courses for Adults

Spring Adult Showcase - Introduction to Yoga

Subject Area
Sport & Uniformed Service
Start Date
March 2023
Study Mode
2.5 hours

Have you always wanted to learn more about yoga or wanted to become a yoga instructor?

This course offers an introduction to the different elements of yoga. More than just a physical workout, yoga is a full mind and body exercise. Learn more on this fun course!


This session will cover the following:

  • Introduction to yoga
  • Philosophy of yoga
  • Complete a yoga session
  • Meditation
  • Work with others to create a yoga session

You'll be instructed by the yoga instructor and will complete activities, as well as receive information and guidance about yoga. When you've successfully completed the activities, you'll be given a York College Certificate of Attendance.

Please wear comfortable clothing suitable for exercise, and bring a yoga mat and water.

Who is this course aimed at?

This course is aimed at those interested in learning about yoga, becoming yoga instructors, or those looking for an opportunity to learn a new skill, start a new hobby or enjoy some relaxation of the mind and body.


At York College we have a range of sport facilities to enhance student learning.

Our students also have access to a fantastic range of College-wide facilities such as the Learning & Research Centre, study hubs, computer areas with accompanying multi-function printers and helpdesk advice.



All materials are included.

Date & time

Event: Saturday 18th March, 9.00am-3.30pm

Course: 9.30am-12.00pm

Reasons to choose this course

This course is a great opportunity to learn a fun, new skill and improve your yoga abilities and knowledge.

Skills you will develop

You will develop your knowledge on a variety of physical poses, as well as wider knowledge of ideas in yoga.

Course progression

We are currently researching to see if there is demand to put on a Level 3 Yoga Practitioners course, as required by the fitness industry.

For further information on the sport courses we offer, visit our Sport & Uniformed Services curriculum page.

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