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8th July - 4th August 2018

Adult Courses 2017

Body and Mind

Health and wellbeing have always been popular at Marlborough College Summer School and this year is no exception. We will do our best to get your blood pumping with Fitcamp, but if that sounds a little too strenuous, you could opt for Top and Toe Massage.

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Fit Camp

Fit Camp

New for 2017

COURSE No. 277-280

TUTOR: Keith Bradshaw

This course offers a variety of practical training classes as well as analysing food plans. It will include classes such as circuits, kettle bells, HIIT (high intensity interval training), boot camp and sprint interval training. The course will analyse your current food plan and discussions will be held around how different food plans and weather specific training can be adapted in order...

Following the Dream

Following the Dream

New for 2017

COURSE No. 281

TUTOR: Emma Therese Lewis

Drawing on years of research and practice in this area, Emma offers an immersive, practical experience for those interested in deepening their relationship to dreams. Echoing the practices of ancient and indigenous peoples who regularly met to contemplate and confer on dreams which guided their lives, her research concurs that this practice still provides the direct experiences and guidance necessary to nourish...

An Introduction to Mindfulness for Life

An Introduction to Mindfulness for Life

New for 2017

COURSE No. 282

TUTOR: Carol Dodson

Meditation is a wonderful practice for relaxation. It calms the mind, easesanxiety and stress and contributes to an overall feeling of happiness, leading to a deeper appreciation of life. This five day course will focus on mindfulness meditation with breathing work. Each day, you will look at a different transformational lesson that will help you understand yourself better and develop your own unique...

Iyengar Yoga

Iyengar Yoga

New for 2017

COURSE No. 283

TUTOR: Sylvie Corruble

Iyengar Yoga focuses on proper (structural) alignment while developing strength, flexibility and balance. It incorporates the use of props such as straps, bricks and bolsters when necessary, to help you work with any limitations and make some poses more accessible, relieving any pain and discomfort. This course is suitable for beginners as well as regular yoga students who wish to deepen their...

Qigong for Vitality and Wellbeing

Qigong for Vitality and Wellbeing

COURSE No. 284

TUTOR: Emma Comfort

The practice of Qigong is rooted in the Chinese belief that mankind is balanced between heaven and earth and that we draw energies from both these sources. Qigong works towards healing the body, mind, soul and spirit and then maintaining their health. By slowing and deepening our breathing we regulate our blood flow, which in turn strengthens our internal organs and refills...

A Beginner's Guide to Martial Arts

A Beginner's Guide to Martial Arts

New for 2017

COURSE No. 285,286

TUTOR: Richard Herbert

This course is designed for all age groups, abilities and levels of fitness who wish to try martial arts. During the course, you will learn a set series of moves based upon a traditional Tae Kwon Do pattern and modern kickboxing syllabus. This course will also improve your confidence, fitness and ability to defend yourself. The course is non-contact with all striking...

Yoga for Mobility

Yoga for Mobility

New for 2017

COURSE No. 287

TUTOR: Sylvie Corruble

This Mobility Yoga course has been adapted to suit anyone wishing to improve flexibility, strength and mobility. All fitness levels are welcome, as each pose can be modified to suit your needs, enabling you to go at your own pace. People with conditions such as arthritis, high blood pressure, back pain and stress will find this course beneficial. As most exercises can...

Herbal Health

Herbal Health

New for 2017

COURSE No. 288

TUTOR: Sarah Williams

This course will show you how to identify common medicinal herbs and the different forms in which they can be used. It will give you the confidence to use these marvellous plants for yourself, friends and family. Learn which herbs to use for a variety of common ailments such as colds and flu, digestive problems, stress, anxiety, insomnia and many more....

Pilates: Resist and Reform

Pilates: Resist and Reform

COURSE No. 289

TUTOR: Rosalind Hoyes

This is a fun course using balls, toning circles, bands and weights to add variety to Pilates mat work. Whether you are a beginner or a more practised Pilates devotee, you will come away full of challenging and stimulating ways of enhancing your Pilates practice. Using the small equipment can isolate and intensify the work of core muscles and enhance your awareness...

Nutrition for Everyday Life

Nutrition for Everyday Life

COURSE No. 291

TUTOR: Lucinda Bevan

This course aims to develop your understanding of foods, their healing and protective powers and helps to apply this knowledge to everyday life. Good nutrition can be empowering, it can help to increase energy levels and motivation and ease aches and pains as well as support serious health conditions. Lucinda will cover some basic science such as brain function, the digestive system...

Qigong for Wellbeing

Qigong for Wellbeing

COURSE No. 292

TUTOR: Mark Pogson

If you are interested in improving your health and fitness the Chinese way, this course will teach you a selection of exercises closely related to Tai Chi to enhance your energy and vitality. You will learn both gentle and more dynamic aspects of 'energy cultivation' to help you feel more alive. Engage in mindfulness, soft deep breathing, flowing stretches, energy awareness and...

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