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Build Strength with Yoga Workshop

Build Strength with Yoga Workshop
Let’s face it, in most public classes we tend to shy away from the things we’re not so good at. Incorporating postures that require a strong core and upper body can seem daunting and even a bit risky. After all, standing on your head is not something one does every day, well not yet anyway! 
In this mixed ability 2-hour strength workshop, I’ll give you a series of vinyasa sequences designed to safely build core and upper body strength.
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Posted on September 26, 2017

Core & Restore Workshop with Paula Flood

Core & Restore Workshop with Paula Flood

Recent studies suggest that stress is the biggest factor in abdominal weight gain for both men and women. In this workshop, you will learn how to take care of your core with a unique combination of breathing, yoga and relaxation techniques.

These Include
  • Kapalabhati or Breath of Fire: tones the abdomen and purifies the whole body
  • Uddiyana Bandha: strengthens the abdominal muscles and diaphragm, improves digestion
  • Restorative yoga: releases deep-held tension, soothes the nervous system, allowing your body to recover from the negative effects of stress
  • Yoga Nidra: promotes profound relaxation and feelings of well-being

By integrating the action of core muscles with the breath, we work gently with our soft centre.

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Posted on August 20, 2017

Breaking Down the Barre – Beginners Workshop

Breaking Down the Barre – Beginners Workshop

Barre is a fitness class based on the technique and style of a traditional ballet class. The great thing about Barre is you do not need to be a dancer to attend this class (no tap shoes or pointe work required).

This sweet practice is a fusion of ballet, Pilates and yoga that will leave you with improved posture, muscle definition, increased flexibility and reduced stress.

In addition, this class will suit just about any fitness level.… Read more

Posted on July 30, 2017

Eating Your Way Through Menopause

Eating Your Way Through Menopause

How we eat during the transition of Menopause will greatly influence whether we see this as a time to be endured, or whether we see it as an opportunity to grow out of our old ways, and embrace the opportunity for a new way of life.

Nourish

In our workshop this coming Saturday we will explore many different ways to nourish and sustain a sense of ease and empowerment and learn how our beloved yoga practice may have to change in order to maintain our hormonal and emotional balance.… Read more

Posted on July 4, 2017

Somatic Yoga – Unwinding with Deirdre O’Connor

Somatic Yoga – Unwinding with Deirdre O’Connor Re-wire patterns of muscular tension

Somatic Yoga Unwinding teaches us through slow, mindful movements how to re-wire our patterns of muscular tension effortlessly and without pain

It dissolved many tight knots for me, so that not only was I able to breathe deeper, but my yoga practice deepened and I let go in places I wasn’t able to up to that point.

It also has a powerful effect in resetting the muscles of anxiety in our bellies and chest and our nervous systems helping me cope with my old familiar anxieties, releasing sluggish breathing patterns so that our whole body get washed with prana-filled enlivening breath.… Read more

Posted on June 21, 2017

Become a mum & baby yoga teacher – Open Day Saturday 1st July

Become a mum & baby yoga teacher – Open Day Saturday 1st July

Looking to train as a postnatal yoga instructor? – Join us for this opportunity to speak with our dedicated and experienced senior yoga instructors Melissa Curtis as she explains the benefits of teaching yoga to mothers and their new babies.

This hour-long session will give you some insight to what a mum and baby class involve, unique yoga asana that allows mother and baby to bond while giving mother the essential skill of relaxation and mindfulness techniques.… Read more

Posted on June 20, 2017