Yoga Intermediate - Part 2 Course

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Yoga Intermediate – Part 2

Professional Development/Personal Achievement

By successfully completing this course, you will:

  • Gain skills and knowledge to expand an existing practice, as a foundation qualification towards further studies, or for personal interest
  • Be awarded the BSY Professional Certificate of Merit

You can study this course from the comfort of your own home; in your own time and at your own pace; with helpful support and encouragement from our friendly tutors.

Building on the lessons learned in Part 1, this introduces you to a further range of postures and opens up a whole new world of well-being. Yoga has long been used to promote fitness of body and mind, and many people have benefited from its practice. Yoga heightens our awareness and enjoyment of the present moment. It teaches us to transcend the tensions and anxieties of life, so that we may become completely alive in the present.

Syllabus

  • Lesson One
    • Kneeling Postures
      • The Cat
      • Extra Bits
      • Problems and Difficulties with the Cat
      • What Will the Cat Do for Me?
      • Backwards Bend
      • Extra Bits
      • Bottom Lift
      • Problems and Difficulties
      • What Will The Backward Bend Do for Me?
      • The Child
  • Lesson Two
    • Kneeling Postures (Continued)
      • The Rabbit
      • The Dynamic Rabbit
      • Problems and Difficulties
      • What Will the Rabbit Do for Me?
      • Japanese Posture
      • Problems and Difficulties
      • What Will this Posture Do for Me?
      • Kneeling Twist
      • What Will the Kneeling Twist Do for Me?
    • Kneeling Up
      • The Kneeling Up Position
      • The Fencer – the very simplest version
      • An Extra Movement
      • Problems and Difficulties
      • What Will the Fencer Do for Me?
      • The Simple Camel
  • Lesson Three
    • Kneeling Up (Continued)
      • The Simple Camel (Continued)
      • Problems and Difficulties
      • What Will the Simple Camel Do for Me?
      • The Simple Gate
      • An Extra Bit to Add
      • Problems and Difficulties
      • What Will the Gate Do for Me?
      • Kneeling Upright Twist
      • Extra Bits
      • Problems and Difficulties
      • What Will the Kneeling Upright Twist Do for Me?
    • Standing About on One Leg (Standard One-Legged Balances)
      • The Art of Standing on One Leg
      • The Mountain Posture
      • Three Simple Balances
      • What Will the Three Little Balances Do for Me?
  • Lesson Four
    • Standing Balance Postures (Continued)
      • The Pantomime Horse
      • What Will the Pantomime Horse Do for Me?
      • Simple Stork Posture
      • Pointers to Watch
      • What will The Simple Stork Do for Me?
      • The Stork
      • What Will The Stork Do for Me?
      • The Dancer
      • Problems and Difficulties
      • What Will the Dancer Do for Me?
      • A More Difficult Dancer
      • Problems and Difficulties
      • The Simple Tree
      • The (Standard) Tree
      • Problems and Difficulties
      • What Will the Tree Do for Me?
  • Lesson Five
    • Standing Balancing Postures (Continued)
      • One-Legged Balances
      • Simple Version
      • The More Difficult Version
      • The Sideways Version
      • Problems and Difficulties
      • What Will the One-Legged Posture Do for Me?
    • Standing on Your Own Two Feet (And Trying to Balance)
      • The Umbrella
      • Bird-in-Flight
      • The Windmill
      • A Bird Landing
      • Standing Balancing Twist
    • Stand Up Straight
      • Plant Your Feet in the Earth and Point Your Head to Heaven
      • The Woodchopper
      • Problems and Difficulties
      • What Will the Woodchopper Do for Me?
  • Lesson Six
    • Standing Postures (Continued)
      • The Jack-Knife
      • Big Knee Bends
      • What Will the Jack-Knife Do for Me?
      • Standing Chest Stretch
      • Problems and Difficulties
      • What Will the Standing Chest Stretch Do for Me?
    • Side Bends
      • The How, Why and Wherefores of Sideways Bending
      • Hip Bend 1
      • Hip Bend 2
      • Hip Bend 3
      • Sideways Bends
      • Variations
  • Lesson Seven
    • Side Bend Postures (Continued)
      • Half Moon Posture
      • Problems and Difficulties
      • What Will these Side Stretches Do for Me?
      • The Hip Stretch
      • What Will the Hip Stretch Do for Me?
    • Standing Twist Series
      • Rishi’s Posture
      • An Extra Stretch
      • What Will Rishi’s Posture Do for Me?
      • The Cross-Legged Twist
      • What Will the Cross-Legged Twist Do for Me?
  • Lesson Eight
    • Standing Twist Series (Continued)
      • Problems and Difficulties
      • What Will the Standing Twist Series Do for Me?
      • The Transverse Twist
      • Movement 1
      • Movement 2
      • Problems and Difficulties
      • What Will the Transverse Twist Do for Me?
    • Squats
      • A Very Easy Squat
      • Basic Squat on Toes
      • The Flat-Footed Squat
      • The Hugging Squat
  • Lesson Nine
    • Squats (Continued)
      • The Overhead Squat
      • Problems and Difficulties
      • The Chair
      • Problems and Difficulties
      • What Will these Squats Do for Me?
    • Play About with the Postures
    • Time for a Rest
      • What is Relaxation?
      • The Relaxation Ritual
  • Lesson Ten
    • The Relaxation Ritual (Continued)
      • Problems and Difficulties
      • What Will the Corpse Posture Do for Me?
      • The Dolphin Posture
      • How Do I Relax My Mind?
    • Practice Makes Perfect
      • For a Beginning – Five Minutes a Day
      • Two Practice Routines
      • Choice of Postures
      • Salute to the Sun
      • The Warm-Ups
      • Breathing
      • Relaxation

No practical training is required to complete this course.

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