You will learn basic steps leading to classical yoga postures. You can expect to enhance your flexibility, co-ordination and strength. You will improve your breathing through breath awareness and will learn relaxation techniques to promote and encourage inner harmony.

Course Content

Your lessons will include various combinations of the following:
* short relaxation and breath awareness
* warm ups
* Postures including sitting, standing, lying, kneeling, forward bends, back bends, side bends, twists, balancing and inverted.
* Variations and moderations of the above
* Final relaxation and recovery
* Yoga concepts.

Safety Information
We want to keep you safe while you are at RHACC and as such all on-site classes will have additional hygiene procedures in place, as per government guidelines. Please note that if guidance changes, we may need to make changes to your course, such as reducing numbers attending onsite, or in the event of lockdown, postponing or moving the course online. Please act responsibly and do not attend the class if you display any of the symptoms of Covid-19 or have been in recent contact with someone who has. Please see government advice here.

Entry Requirements

To be eligible for this course you must be 19 or over on the start date of the course.

All exercises are suitable to all and you are encouraged to make progress at your own pace

First Class Requirements

You will need to wear loose, unrestrictive clothing and bring socks. Avoid meals 2 hours before class. Mats are provided but you may wish to bring your own light blanket and non-slip mat.

Attendance Requirements

Regular attendance is recommended.

Assessment Methods

You will be observed by tutor observation and self-evaluation.

Additional Information

You will need to wear loose, unrestrictive clothing and bring socks. Avoid meals 2 hours before class.


Remote Learning:
Some of our courses are now delivered through remote learning, including video conferencing (using Microsoft Teams, Zoom, Skype) and email contact with your tutor.

If your course is indicated as an ONLINE COURSE, you will need either a PC (with a camera and microphone), laptop, tablet, smartphone and access to the internet to be able to join the lessons. Lessons will run at the published time – so be ready and set up to join in.

We hope you will enjoy this new approach to learning – many of our learners have commented on how they are enjoying the classes and have improved their IT and digital skills in the process.

Please don't worry if some of this is new to you - you are not alone! See here for guidance on how to use our simple software. If you are experiencing any problems with connection or installing software for your online class please contact our eLearning support team via the Student Intranet Portal: We are here to help you.