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Learn Japanese yoga with our yoga and meditation courses in Sydney

Ever wanted to know why you do what do on the mat? Curious about the health benefits of yoga? Would you like to get more of an understanding of yogic philosophies? Or simply wouldn’t mind understanding Japanese Remedial Yoga and why it is a therapy? Ever thought about what it takes to be a yoga teacher? Ever felt like sharing your yoga with others but not sure how to do it safely?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, then this course is for you! In this short course, you will be introduced to the Japanese 8-fold Yoga Postures & Asanas, delve into Yin and Yang, look at the relevance of yogic philosophies today and how to share yoga with others.
You will learn the Remedial Yoga beginners series of classes which includes therapeutic breathing techniques, dynamic postures and asanas that will help you and your family balance the mind, body and spirit.

This course includes the base level of how to teach a beginner (or someone new to this style) and how you can practice yoga with safety and confidence.
Join the Republic of Yoga today, a community rich in yoga, oriental therapies and health.

Course content

Week 1

  • What is yoga, and it’s relevance today
  • Yoga & the therapeutic breath
  • Basic safety techniques for sharing yoga with others
  • Postural Assessment Read your body
  • Beginners One Class – Better Movement through Body Balance Floor Postures

Week 2

  • The Yin and Yang of Yoga
  • Yoga Health Philosophies Striving for optimal health
  • Dynamic meditation techniques
  • What makes us healthy vs What makes us sick
  • Beginner Two Class Strength & Vitality – Standing Postures

Week 3

  • Healing touch massage techniques
  • Yoga and the seasons
  • 5 Elements & Health
  • Beginners Three Class Healthy Stability

Week 4

  • What is Mind, Body, Spirit? It’s not a religion, its science.
  • Healing with Food Natural Medicines
  • Trust the Yoga – the body’s healing abilities
  • Yoga Adjustments and Variations

Please bring to class

  • Comfortable clothing – yoga is practised barefoot. Please wear fitted, stretchy pants, and a t-shirt.
  • A bottle for drinking water and Keep Cup for tea.
  • A towel
  • A small blanket for relaxation
  • Your own yoga mat
  • Please note that yoga is best done on an empty stomach.

Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire (PAR-Q)

Our sports courses are designed to be fun and keep you healthy. A sensible step before you start is to complete a Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire (PAR-Q).
PAR-Q is a self-screening tool that should be used by anyone planning to increase their physical activity. PAR-Q is designed to help you help yourself. It is a sensible first step if you are planning to increase your physical activity by enrolling in this course.

This course has no current classes. Please join our waitlist and we will notify you when we have places available. Join Waitlist

This course has no current classes. Please join our waitlist and we will notify you when we have places available. Join Waitlist