These classes are ideal for any fitness level and provide a safe environment to begin your yoga practice. Everyone’s different, so one of the most important things is learning to understand your own body’s strengths and ways, giving you skills to progress at a pace comfortable for you. Most people start off pretty inflexible, but don’t let this put you off! Improving over time is one of the results of practice and most people find that they can touch their toes within a few sessions. Classes are flowing and mindful and end with a deep relaxation to rejuvinate mind and spirit.
This general class is dynamic, with each asana moving from one to the next in balance and counter balance – stretching, strengthening and toning the whole body following the breath with vinyasa flow while considering alignment and mindfullness. Instructors demo poses and use hands on adjustment to bring deeper awareness. Classes are varied in style, drawing from the deep well of yoga rather than being a particular brand or style. Ending in a deep relaxation to rejuvinate mind and spirit.
This dedicated pre-natal class means you will be in the best hands during this important time. Classes will reflect the important changes within your body and energy levels and are a great preparation for pregnancy, they are open to any level of experience, so even if you have been practicing for years or new to yoga, you will enjoy and gain a lot from these classes! We have a weekend 75 minute and a weekday 60 minute pre-natal class afterwork hours.
FRIDAY NIGHT YIN
Melt away your stress and create space for inspiration and vitality. Yin is a slow, subtle practice which offers a deep state of relaxation and release of stress and tension. It is a practice much needed in today's difficult, hurried times, offering us a way to leave behind our ideas of how we should be and to discover a more genuine way of being. Poses are held supported for three minutes or more to work on the joints, connective tissues, and energy system of the body, encouraging deeper flexibility mentally and physically as we hold and breathe into these shapes. In the process, lasting healing and rejuvenation takes place, recharging the entire body.
A powerful and fluid asana practice to invite the sun into the body. Movement, posture, and breath are integrated into a dynamic and creative sequence that offers the opportunity for challenging asana for those who seek it and requires a strong dristi (focus). The krama ( evolution) of the sequence will offer variations for all levels.
YANG TO YIN
Ready yourself for the week with a balanced offering of dynamic flow and restorative yoga with Yang to Yin. We start by building heat in the body with an upbeat strong & slightly sweaty practice inspired by dynamic Rocket and Ashtanga Yoga and then unwind and sink into stillness with a generous helping of Yin yoga- postures held for some time supported by props, relaxing music and candles . Every Sunday from 5:00-6:30pm.
This one-on-one attention means that we can properly assess your posture and form, giving appropriate adjustments that are relevant to you. These sessions are very benefical as an initial assessment or if you wanted to truly set the pace that works for you. We can also do private group sessions. Available from £45. Email Elizabeth to book.
WHAT TO BRING
Wear comfy clothing and don’t eat before any yoga class or therapy (main meals: three hours; snacks: one hour). Mats, blocks, straps and blankets are all provided.