Wellbeing & Fitness Evening Courses

Healthy Eating at Home, Work & Play (Course Code: 49)

This course will help participants choose the right balance of carbohydrates, protein & fat for meals and snacks from supermarkets, local shops, work canteens and exercise & sports venues. The objective of the course is to make convenient healthy changes in your food choices.

Yoga (Course Code: 50/51)

A very mindful & safe practice using a somatic approach in yoga which is more sensory based – mind-body connection.  Students are asked to bring a set of yoga blocks and a yoga mat with them. to class .

Mindfulness (Course Code: 52) 

This course is a highly experiential 8-week Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation and the main components are participation and commitment.  You wouldn’t expect to learn to play an instrument or a sport merely by reading a book on the subject, likewise learning to develop a meditation practice is no different than any other skill that involves both mind and body – practice is the key.  Working as part of a group helps to encourage participation, intention and a collective energy which can have a profound impact on motivation, support and inspiration.

This 8-week programme involves a blended approach that includes experiential exercises, formal meditation practices, mindfulness tips and techniques, and the realistic application of mindfulness in everyday life.

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Yogafulness (Course Code: 53) In this practical course, you will explore all dimensions of the human being in a positive, supported, holistic, and knowledgeable way.

What you will learn is based on Classical Yoga, adapted to the modern challenges of the 21st century. Here, the human being is approached as a whole, understanding the interconnectivity and interdependency of body, emotions, mind, and awareness.

By attending this course and mastering the execution of the taught techniques you will enhance your cognitive functions including memory and memory recall, mental clarity, attention, and processing speed, train your mind to stay focused for an extended period and improve awareness of the self and mood.

Learn tools to reduce stress and anxiety by reducing the levels of cortisol and adrenaline, regulating your heart rate, calm your mind.

Have better sleep, by releasing physical, emotional, and mental tension.

Improve physical flexibility, strength and balance,  respiratory function, digestive function, eyesight and boost your immune system.

 Learn how to intentionally relax, focus, stay calm or increase your levels of energy and vitality.  Discover how to regulate your inner chemistry.

Students are asked to bring a yoga mat with them to class.

Pilates Beginners (Course Code: 54)

If you are new to the world of Pilates or you haven´t done it for a while, this class is for you. Pilates is a workout focusing on your core strength as well as for conditioning your full body, improving your flexibility and raising your mind & body awareness. Want lean abdominals and strong body without having to lift weights and staying in the gym for hours and hours? This is the class to join.

Students are asked to bring a yoga mat with them to class.

Pilates Mixed Abilities (Course Code: 55)

If you have already taken part in a Beginners group but want to remain at that level for a bit longer, this is the group for you.

Students are asked to bring a yoga mat with them to class.

Pilates Improvers (Course Code: 56)

If you have already taken part in many Pilates courses before and you want to join again, this is the class to come to. Flowing from one exercise to another, this class is on a higher level and will make you feel great afterwards. Join me and not only feel great , but also see your body changing day by day!

Students are asked to bring a yoga mat with them to class.

 

Classes for all evening courses will be delivered onsite for the September 2024 term.

 

Course Payment

We are pleased to inform our learners that online enrolment and payment is now possible for our evening classes. This will be available through our college website, www.ballsbridgecollege.com. Postal enrolment and payment by cheque and postal order will continue to be accepted.

There will be no enrolment evenings this term.

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