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image for Workshop/Course item typeYoga for All (Mondays)** CANCELLED ** at YMCA Scarborough - CLOSED

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Workshop/Course, from 25 May 2020, £76

Yoga For All

Yoga For All

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11 Sessions with Nicola Bailey - Each class will include the practice of gentle stretches that ease tension, a range of asanas to build strength and flexibility, breathing practices often coordinated with movement that help to calm your mind. All classes include a Deep Relaxation which will help to relieve stress and also replenish your energy levels. Practices can be tailored to suit your individual health needs, everyone is welcome. You will be encouraged to move with care for your own body and to find Inner Calm.

Course aim
We will focus on Dru Yoga inspired sequences that improve flexibility, ease stiffness and uplift mind and body. We will use chairs/the wall to enhance and support our practice, practices to stretch our hip flexors and Calming breath techniques.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?
This course is for beginners
This course is for improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:
practice flowing sequences that ease tension, calm and focus the mind and uplift mind and body.
describe and understand how the wall and/or a chair can be useful props to enhance and support you in different Yoga Postures.
practice exercises and poses that help to stretch the iliopsoas muscle, helping to ease back tension and improve posture.
understand how to be kind to your neck and shoulders, paying attention to their comfort in postures.
demonstrate a range of Calming Breathing Techniques, learning to still the mind.
How will I be taught?

The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning
You may be asked to undertake additional work in your own time to support your learning
What kind of feedback can I expect?

You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
You will be given continuous support and feedback throughout the course.
What else do I need to know?

A Yoga mat and you may want to bring a blanket for the relaxation.
Pre-course work, reading and information sources
No pre reading or pre course work is required
What can I do next?

Progress to another WEA course
Progress to a course with another provider
Become involved with the WEA in a range of voluntary work and other activities including campaigning as a WEA member
Access the WEA What Next? booklet here

Credit cards accepted (with charge)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsAccepts groups

Disabled access

We have a 290-seat theatre which hosts top-quality amateur productions all year-round, including plays, dance shows and well-known musicals. We have a number of rooms available for hire, including our theatre.

Event details

Dates Times
Mon 1 Jun 2020 10:00 to 12:00
Mon 8 Jun 2020 10:00 to 12:00
Mon 15 Jun 2020 10:00 to 12:00
Mon 22 Jun 2020 10:00 to 12:00
Mon 29 Jun 2020 10:00 to 12:00


You may be entitled to attend for free if in receipt of benefit. Please follow link/call number provided.


St. Thomas Street,
North Yorkshire,
YO11 1DY



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Map reference: TA 042887  Lat: 54.28366 Long: -0.39981

By road:
Follow signs for the Railway Station. With the station on your right, turn left at the traffic lights onto Northway, then right at the next set of lights onto Victoria Road. Follow through a pedestrian set of lights, and over a roundbout. Parking is available just over the roundabout. YMCA is situated just of the corner.

Parking: with charge


  • Credit cards accepted (with charge)Credit cards accepted (with charge)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Disabled accessDisabled access

We have a 290-seat theatre which hosts top-quality amateur productions all year-round, including plays, dance shows and well-known musicals. We have a number of rooms available for hire, including our theatre.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesBaby changing facilities


  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system
  • YesVisual alarm system


  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • 7
      Number of steps to entrance
    • YesHandrail by steps
  • YesRamp to entrance
    • YesHandrail by ramp
  • YesEntrance is well lit


  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair


The Leisure Centre has a coffee bar which serves hot and cold drinks and confectionery.