Workshops & Courses

Beginners’ Courses

We offer regular beginners yoga courses at our London centres in Notting Hill and Islington. These courses are suitable for complete beginners and for anyone looking to brush up on their yoga basics. So if you are new to yoga, or simply curious our beginner yoga courses are a perfect way to get started.

Browse all upcoming beginners courses below and book online or contact our reception team.

Find out more about what to expect in our beginners courses in New to Yoga.

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Thursday Beginners Course - 4 Weeks

With Zhozeh Zarrindast
20 Apr – 11 May 2017, 19:45–21:00

The Life Centre, Notting Hill
15 Edge Street, London W8 7PN

020 7221 4602

£55

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In this course, students will receive personal attention from an experienced teacher week to week providing an ideal environment for learning.  Building upon the core poses and working at a pace that ensures learning, students will build strength and knowledge, as well as cultivate greater mental clarity and calm.

The Beginners Course is the ideal way to begin your practice and discover yoga in a safe and fun space.  Perfect for beginners, people who like to learn sequentially or anyone looking to revisit the fundamentals of yoga. On completion of the course you will have the experience, confidence and knowledge to attend any of The Life Centre’s Yoga Level 1 or Level 1-2 classes.

This Course will include an extra special treat on the last day as Romaan, who has 3 years experience guiding Yoga Retreats, will join the class and allow you to drift into a sweet Savasana bathed into the healing sounds of Didgeridoo.

Beginners Course Offer
Continue your yoga journey with a half-price 10 class pass for £65.00 or a half-price unlimited pass for £70.00. Available to purchase up to two weeks after the completion of  your Course or New Client Offer. 

**** If booking for more than one person, please call 020 7221 4602. Please do not book via the website. ****

Times

4 Week Course
Thursdays
16 Mar – 6 Apr
19:45 – 21.00

Requirements

A 20% discount is available to senior citizens, registered unemployed and full time students. Available to purchase in centre only proof of status is required.

Eligibility

No experience necessary

Capacity

15

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Saturday Beginners Yoga Course - 5 Weeks

With Zhozeh Zarrindast
22 Apr – 20 May 2017, 12:30–13:45

The Life Centre, Notting Hill
15 Edge Street, London W8 7PN

020 7221 4602

£65

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This 5 week course introduces the classic body of yoga postures (asanas) and basic sequences, including sun salutations. A focus on healthy alignment principles and an introduction to breathing practices (pranayama) will help build strength, flexibility and create a foundation for your yoga practice.

In this course, students will receive personal attention from an experienced teacher week to week providing an ideal environment for learning.  Building upon the core poses and working at a pace that ensures learning, students will build strength and knowledge, as well as cultivate greater mental clarity and calm.The Beginner Course is way to begin your practice and discover yoga in a safe and fun space.  Perfect for beginners, people who like to learn sequentially or anyone looking to revisit the fundamentals of yoga.

On completion of the course you will have the experience, confidence and knowledge to attend any of The Life Centre’s Yoga Level 1 or Level 1-2 classes.

Beginners Course Offer
Continue your yoga journey with a half-price 10 class pass for £65.00 or a half-price unlimited pass for £70.00. Available to purchase up to two weeks after the completion of  your Course or New Client Offer. 

Times

5 Week Course
23 Apr- 21 May
12:30 – 13:45

Eligibility

No Experience Necessary

Capacity

14

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Wednesday Beginners Yoga Course - 5 Weeks

With Lisa Sanfilippo
3–31 May 2017, 20:00–21:15

The Life Centre, Islington
1 Britannia Row, London N1 8QH

020 7704 0919

£65

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This 5 week Beginners Course is for everyone - older and younger, men and women, athletes and desk-bound bodies.  You’ll learn essential poses and simple breathing techniques each week to build flexibility and strength, reduce stress, sleep better, boost your metabolism, and increase sustainable energy.

Lisa emphasises deep understanding of how your body works (bio-mechanics), and outlines each practice’s beneficial effects on your life. The course will help you to feel confident in level 1 classes. Lisa offers some optional, simple ‘yoga homework’ to help you de-stress in between sessions.

You’ll learn in an exploratory, playful, and intelligent way.
•    A clear course format helps you to know where you’re going week upon week-so you can chart your learning through the course
•    Each session focuses on a different ‘class’ or type of pose and specific area of the body so you understand what you’re doing and why
•    Lisa explains basic yoga ideas and philosophy in a practical, down-to-earth way
•    By the end you will have a full spectrum class to increase your confidence in attending group classes and learn how to choose an ongoing class

Beginners Course Offer
Continue your yoga journey with a half-price 10 class pass for £65.00 or a half-price unlimited pass for £70.00.
Available to purchase up to two weeks after your course finish date.

Times

5 Week Course
Wednesdays
3 – 31 May
20.00 – 21.15

Requirements

A 20% discount is available to senior citizens, registered unemployed and full time students. Available to purchase in centre only proof of status is required.

Eligibility

Open to all levels.

Capacity

30

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Monday Beginners Yoga Course - 4 Weeks

With Leone Roberts
8 May – 5 Jun 2017, 20:15–21:30

The Life Centre, Notting Hill
15 Edge Street, London W8 7PN

020 7221 4602

£55

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This 4 week course introduces the classic body of yoga postures (asanas) and basic sequences, including sun salutations. A focus on healthy alignment principles and an introduction to breathing practices (pranayama) will help build strength, flexibility and create a foundation for your yoga practice.

In this course, students will receive personal attention from an experienced teacher week to week providing an ideal environment for learning.  Building upon the core poses and working at a pace that ensures learning, students will build strength and knowledge, as well as cultivate greater mental clarity and calm. The Beginner Course is way to begin your practice and discover yoga in a safe and fun space.  Perfect for beginners, people who like to learn sequentially or anyone looking to revisit the fundamentals of yoga.

On completion of the course you will have the experience, confidence and knowledge to attend any of The Life Centre’s Yoga Level 1 or Level 1-2 classes.

Beginners Course Offer

Continue your yoga journey with a half-price 10 class pass for £65.00 or a half-price unlimited pass for £70.00. Available to purchase up to two weeks after the completion of  your Course or New Client Offer. 

**** If booking for more than one person, please call 020 7221 4602. Please do not book via the website. ****

Times

4 Week Course
Mondays
8 May – 5 June
20:15 – 21:30

Please note there is no class on 29 May due to the Bank Holiday

Requirements

A 20% discount is available to senior citizens, registered unemployed and full time students. Available to purchase in centre only proof of status is required.

Eligibility

No experience necessary

Capacity

27