About the Yoga Course: There is so much yoga available these days, it can feel like a circus, adding to feelings of inadequacy, comparison, worry, self doubt - taking us away from the essence of yoga. We are all different; in our range of movement, patterns in our minds, where we hold stress and how we breathe. Sometimes yoga can feel like we are trying to fit our bodies into shapes, this course will help you embrace those differences and know how to work with rather than against them.
Course Structure: This 5 day course will cover the 4 cornerstones of a yoga practice;
Asana - Postures - mindful movement, using the body to realise holding patterns. Balancing strength & softness.
Pranayama - Breathing practices - learning how to breathe effectively - understand the link with your nervous system. How to use breathing to manage stress, anxiety and mood, quickly and effectively.
Yoga philosophy - Patanjali's yoga sutras - learn the art of compassion, patience, acceptance, gratitude - qualities at the heart of yoga.
Mind -Meditation , mindfulness, concentration, mantra
Relaxation - Yoga nidra, the queen of relaxation practices,
Deepen your awareness and understanding of the link between the body, mind & breath. Exploring Yoga energetic systems such as the Koshas (sheaths / layers) & Chakras (Energetic maps). Take these practices off your mat and into your everyday life - learn to live with more ease, compassion & connection with your body & life. Experience the magic of yoga - there is truly something for everyone.
Ideal for: Anyone who want to explore how to take yoga off their mat and into their lives to find more ease & resilience for the ups and downs of life. Course Duration: 5 Sundays
Start Date: January 2019 January 2020 - Dates Coming Soon!
About the Yoga Course: The course combines specific yoga therapy techniques to;
Enhance the functioning of the nervous system to improve well-being
Increases self-awareness through the practice of mindfulness
Improves emotional regulation & resilience
Reduce habitual patterns of though and behaviour
Both mindfulness and therapeutic yoga are well known to help improve stress, anxiety and depression. All sessions are taught in a compassionate and safe setting.
Course Structure: We meet once a week for two hours over an 8-week period. During each session you will learn how the mind, body and brain work together from a scientific perspective and explore how to use practices that will promote wellbeing. Sessions include a 1 hour 10 minutes yoga practice, breath work, additional mind-body activities and a group discussion. During the first two weeks of the course we focus on regulating breath, as a mode to alter the functioning of your nervous system, so that you can manage stress with greater ease.From weeks 3 – 5 we concentrate on the relationship between body and mood and in weeks 6 – 8 we focus specifically on the mind. To support your practice you are given a comprehensive manual and a CD or download with eight tracks, which coincide with each week of the course.
Ideal for: No previous yoga experience required - suitable for anyone with anxiety, depression or stress.
Course Duration: 8 Weeks.
Start Date: January 2020 - please get in touch if you want more info.
About the Yoga Course: This workshop is for anyone who is interested in yoga & how it can improve your wellbeing. Whether you’ve been practising for years, out of practice or never stepped onto a mat - you will be warmly welcomed.
Yoga has many potential benefits for everyone! Science is now able to prove the powerful effects that yoga can have on our health & Wellbeing. Benefits include; increase strength & flexibility of body & mind, reduce stress, aches & pains, improve sleep difficulties, memory & concentration, reduce irritability & anger, increase energy levels & mood.
Course Structure: We will explore some of the basic principles of a yoga practice; Breathing, Asanas (postures), Yoga Philosophy & Relaxation - ending with Yoga Nidra (sleep yoga!).
In this workshop you will have the opportunity to develop an understanding of the ancient practice of yoga & how it can be adapted for modern day living. Explore for yourself its effects on your body and mind.
Ideal for: Beginners (No previous yoga experience required), those returning to practice after a break, injury or illness or curious about a new teacher! Course Duration: 1.5 hours
Start Date: Wednesday 25th April; Thursday 26th April; Missed it? More dates to follow
About the Yoga Course: This 6 week beginners course - level 1- provides an introduction to the practices of Hatha / Vinyasa Yoga. We will explore together the foundations of a safe & embodied yoga practice, alongside understanding how it can support our Health & Wellbeing in modern day life. A small group - max 8 people. A fun & safe space to explore the practice of yoga. Everyone is welcome - no yoga experience necessary.
Course Structure: Over the six weeks we cover;
What is yoga?
Theory and Philosophy
We will explore how our bodies move and link this to our breath. Discover the Sun Salutation (Surya Namaska) breaking down each asana (posture) within it and looking at the steps/stages (Kramas) to achieve each posture. Combined with breathing practices & the introduction of the Yogic Philosophies of Patanjali’s sutras. Ending each session with relaxation - an important part of staying in balance! Ideal for: This course is for those who are complete beginners, coming back after injury / illness or want a refresh. All levels of experience welcome.
Days; Wednesday & Thursday Time & Duration: Wednesday 9:30 - 10:45am Thursday 7:30 - 8:45pm Missed it? More dates to follow. Cost: £72