Article Category - "Yoga & Meditation"
Soothing frazzled minds, restoring tired bodies
Slow and deep Yoga explorations: this is the best ‘go-to’ practice to soothe, nourish and bring yourself back to yourself
Untying the Knots – self-massage for the neck and jaw using small therapy balls reaching spots that even Yoga can’t reach!
Somatic Yoga Unwinding – soothing painful, muscular tension in the shoulders and creating spacious elongation through the spine
Belly Love – a serotonin-releasing practice to melt deep patterns of tension in the belly, restoring your supply of happy chemicals
These practices are the most potent practices that I know of to soothe and nourish our bodies and souls – to find that place of deep rest in ourselves.… Read more
Many of us who set intentions for the coming year often find those resolutions slipping from our grasp.
Renew that enthusiasm through this heart opening and back bending workshop which is designed to help you step out of your comfort zone and explore your fullest potential by releasing your hearts to every desire you have.
Using progressive postures to deepen your experience of opening of the front body, balancing poses to bring stability in standing with conviction, cultivating strength in the back body to create space and clear the debris to move forward with the confidence in your intentions.… Read more
The many benefits of Qi Gong can be classified into four main areas:
- Promotes physical and emotional health
- Develops fitness and vitality, which is used not only in martial arts and sports but also in our daily work and play
- Ensures longevity
- Enhances mental freshness.
There are three main approaches to achieve these aims, namely, graceful body exercises to achieve health, breathing techniques to develop vitality, and meditation to train the mind.… Read more
Reboot Your Body, Mind & Motivation.
During this fun & interactive workshop, you will learn how daily stress impacts upon our physical body, and you will discover how easy it is to interrupt poor neuromuscular patterns & reawaken muscles that have become confused and switched off. Just like putting a new fuse into a blown circuit.
We’ll take a look at how to use breath to manage stress & anxiety. How to avoid Tech Neck (Forward head posture, developed through looking down at mobile phones and other devices)
We will begin by exploring how our thoughts influence our nervous system, how our hearing and sight affect our balance and why, when you override poor breathing patterns the body responds immediately.… Read more
At the beginning of February, Imbolc, the Celtic Fire Festival, celebrates and welcomes the coming of spring and the return of increasing light and warmth. Life begins again as seeds swell, sprout and grow while the roots draw nourishment from the darkness of the earth.
We will be working with kriya (particular sequence of postures), energising pranayama (breathing techniques), meditation, mantra (sound) and mudra (hand positions) and visualisation techniques, that connect us with our own creative potential of inspiration and transformation.… Read more
A heart-centered practice of inner connection, movement, and release to journey forward into the New Year with space and strength. Taught by Máirín O’Grady.
Over two workshops we will gently move into the body, boosting our energy levels after the Holiday Season. Through a relaxing guided meditation, we will drop our awareness into our hearts and listen there for guidance, creating room for our intentions through a personal journaling practice.
We will reflect on the year that’s been, celebrating our victories and letting go of what no longer serves us.… Read more