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14th July - 10th August 2019

Adult Courses

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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Improver Pilates

Improver Pilates

COURSE No. 269,270

TUTOR: Jo Williams

This is a course for those who already have some experience of pilates. Discover what it can do for you in terms of strengthening the core, streamlining and mobilisation. There is no need to be an expert, just have an understanding of the principles involved such as core connection, postural alignment and a basic awareness of your own body mechanics. There...

Iyengar Yoga

Iyengar Yoga

COURSE No. 271

TUTOR: Sylvie Corruble

Iyengar Yoga focusses on structural alignment while developing strength, flexibility and balance. It incorporates the use of props such as straps, bricks and bolsters 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 practice. Everyone will...

Following the Dream

Following the Dream

COURSE No. 272

TUTOR: Emma Therese Lewis

Drawing on years of research and practice in this area, the tutor offers an immersive, practical course for those interested in deepening their relationship to their dreams. Echoing the practice of ancient and indigenous peoples, who understood the wisdom in following and conferring on the dreams guiding their lives, her contemporary research concurs that this approach still provides the direct experience and...

Weight Loss and Psychological Wellbeing

Weight Loss and Psychological Wellbeing

COURSE No. 273

TUTOR: Margo George

This inspirational course aims to give deep and personal understanding of the mind-body connection and how we create our experience of life. If you have struggled with your weight, emotional eating, anxiety, stress or motivation, this course will provide you with simple and practical strategies for living a lifestyle that effortlessly gives you the health and wellbeing you desire. The tutor combines...

Ayurvedic Medicine Made Simple

Ayurvedic Medicine Made Simple

New for 2019

COURSE No. 274

TUTOR: Sarah Williams

Ayurveda, the traditional medicine of India, is becoming increasingly popular in the United Kingdom. It shows how and why each person is different and how this knowledge can be used to help you formulate a tailor-made plan to live a long and healthy life and, if necessary, to treat different diseases and symptoms. This course will show you the basics of Ayurveda...

Fit Camp

Fit Camp

COURSE No. 275-278

TUTOR: Keith Bradshaw

This course offers a variety of practical fitness classes as well as technique and training advice. It will include classes such as circuits, weights, HIIT (high intensity interval training), swimming and water based resistance, running technique and the use of gym equipment. This will be supplemented by discussions on nutrition, goal setting, sports psychology and setting an exercise programme. The course will help you identify...

Beginner Pilates

Beginner Pilates

COURSE No. 279,280

TUTOR: Jo Williams

Pilates can benefit your posture, alignment and general body mechanics. Sitting for long periods of time or a repetitive requirement of movement as in various sporting activities can all lead to muscular imbalance, stress hot spots and ultimately the inevitable discomfort and pain associated with 'overdoing it'. One way to alleviate the tension, restore the balance and improve body mechanics is to...

Yoga for Mobility

Yoga for Mobility

COURSE No. 281

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...

Taoist Yoga: Stretching the Chinese Way

Taoist Yoga: Stretching the Chinese Way

COURSE No. 282

TUTOR: Mark Pogson

Are you interested in improving your health and fitness the Chinese way? This course will teach you a selection of stretching exercises to enhance your energy awareness and vitality. You will learn both gentle and more dynamic aspects of this practice, which is closely related to tai chi and qigong, to help you feel more alive. Most yoga originates from the...

Making and Taking Herbal Medicine

Making and Taking Herbal Medicine

COURSE No. 283

TUTOR: Sarah Williams

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

The Oriental Approach to Diagnosis and Health

The Oriental Approach to Diagnosis and Health

New for 2019

COURSE No. 284

TUTOR: Cyla Higley

The Chinese are well known to have documented various healing systems going back thousands of years. You will look at the Chinese view of the five elements, its translation into the acupuncture meridian system and how this can be used to identify any issues and help you stay healthy. You will also touch on other Oriental systems including Japanese and Tibetan. You...

Yoga Nidra

Yoga Nidra

New for 2019

COURSE No. 285

TUTOR: Sylvie Corruble

Yoga nidra is a method of relaxation that aims to calm the body and the mind.It is based on body awareness, breathing, visualisation and creating a state of complete quietness. A different visualisation will be offered each day so that you can discover the most effective technique for you. Yoga nidra can be used to relieve tension and it can also...

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