DETAILS OF THE PROGRAMME
The Yoga in Health Care Alliance has created a 10-week yoga programme for the West London CCG.
There is significant research demonstrating that yoga practice can have a significant effect on health, happiness and wellbeing. The Yoga4Health programme is designed by experts to help people improve their health and wellbeing in supportive environment if you:
- Suffer from stress or anxiety or mild depression
- Need to lose weight
- Need to improve your heart health
- Need to lower your risk of Type 2 diabetes
- Just need help to feel well, healthy and supported…
And you are registered with a GP in West London, you may be eligible for a free 10-week yoga course designed to work with all of the above.
The Yoga4Health programme is a 10-week yoga course commissioned by the West London Clinical Commissioning Group, for patients registered at a GP in West London.
Do I need Yoga Experience to
Join the 10 Week Course?
What will the classes involve?
- Breathing practices
- Simple yoga postures
- Meditation and Mindfulness
- Discussion at the end
What is expected of me if I join?
As well as attending 10 sessions of two hours each, you will also be asked to do some yoga at home between sessions. You will be given guidance via home practice sheets and/or YouTube videos. How much home practice you have time for will be up to you. There will be around 15 people in each class.
University of Westminster will be evaluating the effectiveness of the Yoga4Health programme, so you will be required to answer some questions about your health before you start, during the programme and afterwards. Your personal details will be kept private and confidential at all times.
What is Unique About the Yoga4Health Programme?