Yoga for Seniors

Course Overview

You are never too old to try Yoga! Our Yoga for Seniors course ensures that at any age the timeless benefits of yoga can be embraced.

This introductory course is thoughtfully tailored to cater to the unique needs of seniors. We will cover common yoga practices, including gentle postures, breathing techniques, and relaxation and meditation methods, fostering both physical and mental well-being.

This course offers a passive and accessible experience of yoga, making it suitable for seniors with varying levels of mobility and fitness. Whether you are new to yoga or have limited prior experience, our seasoned instructors ensure a welcoming and supportive environment for all participants.

Join us and explore the enriching advantages yoga brings to your body and mind, promoting flexibility, balance, and a sense of inner calm!

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

If you have not tried yoga before, yoga for seniors is an ideal course for you.

Topics include:

  • Outline of yoga postures and relaxation techniques
  • Principles of iyengar style of yoga
  • Health benefits

Course outcome

  • Students will become familiar with a series of yoga poses and relaxation techniques to assist with relief from pain, discomfort, stress and anxiety in the body.
  • Students will experience the unique experience of the iyengar style of yoga.

What you need to know

Entry requirements

This level is for the complete beginner and assumes no prior knowledge. It will also suit students with some basic experience.

What you need to provide

  • A yoga mat, blanket and cool drink
  • Wear loose, comfortable clothing

Class details

Start Date06 May 2024
End Date01 July 2024
Sessions8
DaysMon
Time9:00am - 10:00am
TutorBernie Petersen

$170

Class details

Start Date06 May 2024
End Date01 July 2024
Sessions8
DaysMon
Time10:00am - 11:00am
TutorBernie Petersen

$170

Class details

Start Date08 May 2024
End Date26 June 2024
Sessions8
DaysWed
Time10:00am - 11:00am
TutorBernie Petersen

$170

Class details

Start Date10 May 2024
End Date28 June 2024
Sessions8
DaysFri
Time10:00am - 11:00am
TutorBernie Petersen

$170

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

FAQ

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

Anyone 18 years or older may enrol into our non-accredited short courses by: • choosing the course you are interested in and; • finding a day and time that is suitable.

Step 2

After selecting your course and class. click ‘’Enrol Now’’ and enter your details. • You will be asked to verify your email through a secure link sent to your email address. • Once you have returned to the enrolment page you will proceed through the secure checkout and payment process. • Alternatively, you can call customer service on 1300 845 888. To view our Terms and Conditions, please visit: https://www.macquarie.nsw.edu.au/terms-and-conditions/

Step 3

Once your enrolment has been processed, you will receive the following emails: • Enrolment confirmation: you will receive this immediately after your enrolment has been processed. Please check and read your Terms and conditions. • Tax invoice: the payer of your enrolment will receive this immediately after your enrolment has been processed. • Course reminder: you will receive a reminder the day prior to your class commencement. • Zoom link (for remote zoom classes only): you will receive a Zoom link and password the day prior to class commencement. If your course has multiple sessions, use the same link and password to access each session.