Article Category - "Yoga & Meditation"
The time of year of diminishing light and colder temperatures challenges us both energetically and emotionally.
It becomes increasingly hard to stay motivated, to take action and keep our spirits high. Yet winter is also a time of hibernation and provides us with the opportunity to nourish ourselves, to go inward and reflect upon what seeds to plant for spring to come.
This kundalini yoga workshop brings light into the winter darkness while exploring challenges and opportunities inherent in winter times.… Read more
Yin for Stress Do you find yourself fatigued? Do you feel like you never have enough time to yourself?
The effects of a yang lifestyle, constant busyness and bombardment of media, can leave us feeling drained physically and mentally. Our nervous system is flooded and overloaded without time to wind down and chill out. When we’ve eased this tension we can feel our feelings, think more clearly and access energy more readily in the body.… Read more
1. Learn how to release the major muscles of breathing so that our breath becomes effortless, supporting our ability to deepen our yoga practice and find greater ease within poses.
2. Let go of the major muscles of anxiety in the abdomen and chest that cause shallow breathing leading to worry, low moods, constipation, IBS, apathy and tiredness, asthma, even insomnia
3. Release sluggishness and brain-fog and enliven yourself through increasing your natural supply of oxygen and mood balancing neuropeptides
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Take time to enjoy a yoga flow in the peaceful ambience of candlelight and a fabulous soundtrack.
Candlelight flow is a mellow flow class practised by candlelight for an even more, relaxing experience.
The slow gentle flow of postures will enable you to create a fit, healthy, strong, more flexible body – at your own pace. Tune into the natural rhythm and notice how with less effort things unfold in their own sweet time.… Read more
Restorative Yoga is a slow mindful mellow yoga that will help to support you during times of stress, fatigue or if you’re just plain overworked! Working with supported and quieting forward bends and gentle twists, this is the perfect antidote to a busy, stressful lifestyle.
Cultivate deep relaxation with reclined breath awareness and meditation to begin the practice. We will then work with a combination of props and some very restful poses to soothe the nervous system and rejuvenate both mind and body.… Read more
New research in neuroscience confirms that the practice of mindfulness can literally re-wire your brain, turning down the volume on negative thought patterns associated with anxiety, depression, pain and addictions.
Mindfulness practices build mental and emotional resilience and can re-set our ‘happiness’ baseline so we feel happy more often, regardless of circumstances.
You will learn the skill of ‘interoception’ – paying deliberate attention to momentary fluctuations in bodily sensations.
Through the practice of mindful movement and body scanning, we will strengthen the mind-body connection, helping you to feel calm and centred.… Read more