Mindful Yoga has finished for 2020, but will back in January 2021, starting on the 12th January. Bookings via Eventbrite.

Yoga is an ancient movement meditation practice that can assist in developing mindfulness skills, a feeling of calm and more control over your emotions and reactions. It is a powerful tool that can assist in improving focus and thinking more clearly.

Slow, mindful yoga is not the same thing as strong, physical exercise yoga – it is a different practice with different goals. The goal of slow, mindful yoga is building awareness, self-regulating the nervous system, and deepening self-understanding.

The Mindful Yoga class, taught by counsellor and qualified Yoga teacher Maureen is open to any student or staff at Flinders University who would like to practice a gentle style of movement meditation. It is suitable for people of all ages, physical abilities and fitness levels. There is a specific focus on experiential practice of mindfulness skills, relaxation skills and gentle movements, suitable for stress management.

When: Mindful Yoga Classes are run every Tuesday from 12-1 during term times. Registration is required due to Coronavirus restrictions.

Where: OASIS Community Centre – Function Centre Opposite Car Park 5. OASIS is located downstairs in the building.

What: Read Maureen’s excellent intro to the class.

You can earn 10 Horizon Award points for this activity if you attend 5+ sessions. Maureen can provide you with an attendance slip where you can record your attendance as evidence for gaining the Horizon Points.  

By attending activities such as this, you are developing skills that will not only help you at university but also in your future career. Participating in professional development activities while at university can give you the edge when it comes time to apply for jobs and will help you develop positive professional habits.

Horizon Professional Development Award

  • Free professional development program for all Flinders students
  • Formal recognition for activities you participate in
  • Over 150 activities/experiences to choose from
  • No time restrictions

Join Horizon and get the employability edge.

Find out more at flinders.edu.au/horizon

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