Hatha Yoga

Course Overview

Gain strength, flexibility, muscle tone and improve your general wellbeing, while you learn to relax and concentrate with our Hatha Yoga classes!

Hatha yoga uses a combination of breathing, exercise and deep relaxation to align the body and clear the mind. You will learn vinyasa and asanas (stretching and yoga postures), pranayama (breathing techniques) and meditation and relaxation techniques.

This course is suitable for beginners and requires no prior experience.

By the end of this course, you may experience relief of stress, stabilised blood pressure, assistance in digestion and weight loss, assistance in achieving a better night’s sleep and a positive effect on overall health and energy levels.

Macquarie Community College operates from a range of venues across Northern and Western Sydney. We have campuses in Blacktown, Carlingford, Chatswood, Epping, Mt Druitt, Richmond, and Ryde. Enrol now!

Learn more about this course

What you will learn

Course outline

Topics can include:

  • Vinyasa and asanas (stretching and yoga postures)
  • Pranayama (breathing techniques)
  • Meditation and relaxation

Please note: This is a guide only.

Course outcome

  • Students will experience a range of yoga practices that enhances their general wellbeing, improves flexibility and strength, and creates centredness.
  • Yoga can assist in the relief of stress, stabilise blood pressure, assist in digestion and weight loss, assist in achieving a better night's sleep and have a positive effect on overall health and energy levels.

What you need to know

Entry requirements

No prior experience of yoga is necessary.

What you need to provide

  • Yoga mat (sticky mat to assist in standing and seated postures)
  • Blankets (to sit on and use throughout the class)
  • Comfortable and flexible clothing
  • Cool drink

Other information

  • Students sign a medical/ information form at the first class.
  • If you are new to exercise or have a pre-existing condition, please seek information from their GP before participating.
  • Avoid eating a heavy meal two hours before the class. Please do not drink for one hour prior to class or during the class. Please have plenty of water earlier on during the day.
  • Ladies: For comfort, avoid bras with underwire for yoga classes.
  • Student's health needs are considered and alternative postures are provided to meet individual health issues, level of strength, flexibility and fitness.
  • In this course, we progress from an introduction to the history and philosophy of yoga to experiencing the connection or union between the breath, movements, and the mind.
  • The course includes meditation and relaxation practices and provides an overview of yoga for those who have never practiced yoga before.
  • Intermediate students will also be able to learn a higher level of Hatha Yoga in this course.

Class details

Start Date06 May 2024
End Date01 July 2024
Time7:00pm - 8:30pm
TutorChristine Ford


Delivery Mode

To meet the needs of our students Macquarie Community College balances delivery and engagement across permanent, regular and temporary delivery sites and offer face-to-face, remote zoom classes and self-paced learning options.

Ways to Study

  • On campus

Our college campus locations are:

    • Blacktown
    • Chatswood
    • Carlingford
    • Epping
    • Ryde
    • Mt Druitt
  • Virtual classroom
  • Complete workplace training
  • Combine ways to study


How you got questions? Please see our comprehensive FAQ page for everything you need to know about Macquarie Community College, our policies, student support, application and enrolment procedures.

How to Enrol

Step 1 - Choose Your Course

  • Select the non-accredited short course you are interested in.
  • Find a day and time that suits your schedule.

Note: Enrolment is open to anyone 18 years or older.

Step 2 - Enrol and Verify

  • Click ‘Enrol Now’ after selecting your course and schedule.
  • Enter your details on the enrolment page.
  • Verify your email through a secure link sent to your email address.
  • Complete the secure checkout and payment process.

Ensure you read the Terms and Conditions available at: Macquarie Community College Terms and Conditions. For assistance, call customer service at 1300 845 888.

Step 3 - Receive Your Enrolment Details

  • You will receive an immediate enrolment confirmation email upon successful enrolment. Check and read the attached Terms and Conditions.
  • The payer of the enrolment will receive a tax invoice immediately after processing.
  • You will receive a course reminder email a day before your class begins.
  • For Online Zoom classes, a Zoom link and password will be emailed the day before class. Use the same link and password for subsequent sessions if applicable.