New to Yoga
New to yoga?
Although all our Level 1 and All Levels classes are open to beginners, we strongly recommend you complete a beginners’ course first to ensure you start your yoga practice with the best possible foundation.
If you want to try a class first so you know what to expect, we offer all new clients 21 days of unlimited classes for just £30 (Proof of identity required).
Read more about what yoga is, the benefits of yoga practice and what a general class involves in our Frequently Asked Questions.
Beginners’ yoga courses
We offer regular six week beginners' courses those who’re new to yoga, want to brush up on yoga basics or are simply curious. Courses run for six consecutive weeks and must be booked in advance.
What our beginners’ yoga courses cover:
- Basic philosophy of yoga
- Techniques for breathing and bodily alignment
- Key yoga postures
293A Deansgate (behind Philip James Estate Agents and opposite The Hilton Hotel)
0161 834 6283
Saturday Beginning Vinyasa Yoga 6 Week Course
With Dana Baniel
This 6 week course introduces the classic body of yoga postures (asanas) and basic sequences, including sun salutations, the basis of all vinyasa practice. 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.
Power Of Intention Yin Yang Workshop
With Gavin DeMarines
Set your intentions for the year ahead with this Yin Yang workshop designed to bring balance & focus to body and mind.
Hot Yoga Teacher Conversion Course
With Danny Solomon, Fiona Finsbury
A Continued Professional Development Workshop of 16 hours, open to 200hr qualified Yoga Teachers. This workshop is ideal for teachers who would like to be on the cover list and teach hot yoga classes at The Life Centre North.
Yoga for Anxiety 6 Week Course
With Mick Timpson
A six-week course of yoga based meditations, practices and techniques for calming the mind and body.
Total Body Flow with Yoga Injury Prevention Tips
With Laura Burkhart
During this workshop we’ll move through a well-rounded practice focused on refining your alignment and injury prevention. Yoga injuries have been on the rise. There have been recent updates in the yoga world on posture alignment. As we flow the through the practice we’ll take moments to pause and explore asanas that can cause potential injury overtime and how to make the asana safer. It’s important to move in a way that minimizes harm and maximizes the longevity of your asana practice.
Relaxing On The Earth: Yin & Restorative Workshop
With Manjunaga Yoga
Turn inwards and allow yourself to give your body to the earth.
Explore the deeply relaxing practice of Yin/Restorative yoga, focusing on restorative and meditative practices. An opportunity to turn inward, slow down and soften more deeply.
Tuesday Beginners 6 Week Yoga Course
With Karen Hadgett
This 6 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.