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Article Category - "Yoga & Meditation"

Befriending Anxiety with Xenia Pestova Bennet

Befriending Anxiety with Xenia Pestova Bennet

This 2-hour workshop will be led by performance anxiety specialist and professional pianist Dr Xenia Pestova Bennett, a lecturer at the University of Nottingham, yoga instructor and wellness coach.

Anxiety can manifest in many different areas of our lives – we are currently battling an international anxiety epidemic, identified is the most common mental health issue along with depression. The Mental Health Foundation estimates that anxiety is among the primary drivers of disability worldwide.… Read more

Posted on March 2, 2020

Restore and Renew with Sophia Pallaro

Restore and Renew with Sophia Pallaro

This restorative workshop is an opportunity to enjoy some deep rest and to replenish your reservoir of energy.

Restorative Yoga is a form of mellow yoga that works with a combination of props and some very restful poses to soothe the nervous system and rejuvenate both mind and body. Dwelling in the stillness that allows us to be present with our experience, we will be able to feel supported and safe.… Read more

Posted on March 2, 2020

Qigong Workshop – One Finger Shooting Zen

Qigong Workshop – One Finger Shooting Zen

One-Finger Shooting Zen is an amazing exercise to develop internal force and mental clarity, which not only enhance our levels of Qi, but more significantly give us good health, vitality, longevity and spiritual joys.
This workshop consists of traditional Shaolin Stance training that helps build up Qi/Internal Force within the body. This incorporated with breathing techniques and flowing hand movements that will leave you feeling harmonious and full of energy.

One-Finger Shooting Zen is perfect for everyone who wishes to improve their practice, be it Yoga, Sports, Meditation, Combat etc.… Read more

Posted on March 2, 2020

A Bridge Too Far with Bev Porrino

A Bridge Too Far with Bev Porrino

A strong backbend workshop with senior yoga teacher Bev Porrino. This workshop will take a look at why some students find back bends challenging.

With the use of foam rollers, balls, our own hands and yoga postures, we will lubricate and release the connective tissues so that we can move from gentle backbends to deeper more advanced postures with power and with strength. We’ll take a brief look at anatomical differences in a generic group so that we can focus on correct alignment and modifications for your own body.… Read more

Posted on March 2, 2020

Candlelight Restorative Yoga with Mary Williams

Candlelight Restorative Yoga with Mary Williams

Give yourself the time to restore the self in this deliciously restful, rejuvenating restorative yoga practice.
As we begin to ease out of winter give yourself the space to feel warm, cosy and calm on the inside and out.
Through this practice, you can enjoy a mini-hibernation to restore your mind, body and energy. We will begin with a guided meditation to bring you into the space, staying low to the earth, moving through gently supported twists, heart openers and supported forward folds.… Read more

Posted on March 1, 2020

Beginners Yoga Course – Wednesday

Beginners Yoga Course – Wednesday

This beginners yoga course is perfect for those completely new to yoga or haven’t been in a while and would like to refresh. Learn the basic postures, breath work and develop a great yoga foundation.

Yoga is one of the original concepts which today would be labeled as holistic. That means that the body is related to the breath; both are related to the brain; in turn this links with the mind, which is a part of consciousness.… Read more

Posted on March 1, 2020