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. Bookings essential via Eventbrite

Where: Oasis – Student Wellbeing Centre – Function Centre Opposite Car Park 5. Oasis is located downstairs in the building.

You will need to bring your own yoga mat.

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

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