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MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR STAYCATION
Have fun this summer on and off the mat. We make it easy to get some movement into our summer staycation. This is a course to chop and change, and get inspiration from, rather than rigidly taking the course one step at a time. Just get creative, get playful with your family and friends, roll out your mat on the beach, in your garden, in your campervan – wherever you are! Classes to move to, play with, and to help you unravel after travel, after hiking or your summer adventures.. Just move for joy, and find that when you move more, you live more, even when you’re enjoying your jollies!
- Includes 31 classes
- Classes include partner yoga, post travel yoga, audio yoga classes, energy resets, classes to stretch post walking, hiking and cycling, mat free classes
- All level classes
- Playful classes
- Yoga, barre, movement and somatic online classes
Flow Towards Freedom: Bountiful Body
21:42 | Lucy McCarthy
A beautiful, well-round 20 minute flow yoga class to get you in your body finding joy from the simplicity of moving and breathing mindfully. Connect deeply to your body and the miracle that is it is with this wonderful, all-levels yoga class. You will need two bricks or blocks.
|21:42||Lucy McCarthy||All Levels|
Pump Up Your Prana
51:55 | Dirish Shaktidas
Get up and get moving with this soul sweat extravaganza! Stretch your body and clear your mind with these prana (life-force) filled moves that are made to awaken your energy! This is an exhilarating yoga class and dance experience, called Shakti Dance, which enhances coordination, increases your dynamic flow of energy, and awakens your creative spirit! A perfect relief from a hectic workday or an intense week. Open to all levels, this class will move you to flow into your body bringing regeneration, enhancing coordination, increasing stamina, and giving you a whole new repertoire of movement. Follow step by step dance movements that target the shoulders, hips, back, and other tight areas that may hold stress. The class is taught in 8 phases which gradually add layers to connect with your dynamic flow of energy and self-expression. Finishing with a supreme relaxation and balancing movement meditation to develop inner peace and harmony. Dance experience not necessary. Hit 'play' on this playlist
|51:55||Dirish Shaktidas||All Levels|
Gentle Movement Pick Me Up
11:06 | Amy Holly
This is a somatic movement class for when you're slightly low on energy, feeling anxious, you need a gentle work break or are looking for a warm up class. Drawing on Amy’s contemporary dance background as well as her love for Qigong and Tai Chi, this sequence helps us to feel grounded, connected, composed and calm. Also perfect as a Barre cool down class.
|11:06||Amy Holly||All Levels|
Energising Cardio & Standing Abs Workout
13:30 | Amy Holly
A fun workout and an invigorating way to start your day. This Barre class will build strength in the core and arms as well as work on your fitness. If you are looking to change up your core routine then standing abs are essential. Probably only seen in dance and boxing, standing while working the abs adds a whole new dimension to your workout. It’s short enough to fit into a busy day but long enough to really make a difference. Put this class with another short class to give you a longer workout and to target specific areas.
|13:30||Amy Holly||All Levels|
Creative Spirit Meditation
29:44 | Ava Riby-Williams
You are an inherently creative being. Connect to this truth and your own creative essence with this guided visualisation meditation. Simply find a comfortable position and let Ava take you on this journey of discovery. After the meditation, Ava will offer a mantra for you to add your voice to (or simply to listen and enjoy) in order to seal in the practice.
|29:44||Ava Riby-Williams||All Levels|
Permission To Play (1): Shoulder's Tea-time
14:03 | David Kam
Mobilise and gently strengthen your shoulders creatively. This playful movement class is a must for those dealing with shoulder injuries or tight shoulders. If you have an injured or weak shoulder, or are just protecting your shoulder, but would like to retain strength in your shoulder, the shoulder's teacup is a fabulous exercise, inspired by qigong. Also a fantastic warm up for safely practising speciﬁc movements like wild thing and crowning your pigeon. You will need two blocks or books.
Permission To Play (2): Bolster Olympics
11:33 | David Kam
A simple game in which we stand on the bolster and perform the 'olympics'! This challenges your balance and ﬁres up your feet, in turn strengthening your legs particularly your ankles. A great workout for the hips, too. Find out what happens when the surface you stand on is not what you’re used to in this fun, playful movement class. You'll need a bolster.
Feel Your Pleasure
25:01 | Ava Riby-Williams
A perfect gentle yoga class and somatic practise for winding down, or if you’re experiencing some self-doubt, heartache, exhaustion, or just want to shower yourself in some loving self care. This creative, slow, sensitive yoga class has us moving into our own love, presence and sense of feeling. It starts with a heart-warming practice of pleasure-finding in the objects around us, and moves through sensual, fluid movements to find our own place of pleasure. Expect a creative, unusual class which is more about the feeling than any shapes or traditional poses. Move with an open mind and find your pleasure!
|25:01||Ava Riby-Williams||All Levels|
Five Minute Energy Reset
04:28 | Lucy McCarthy
A quick, powerful shake-up class to shake off stagnant, negative energy. Includes full body shakedown, lions breath, fountain breath. For whenever you feel like you need to change your energy naturally! Perfect to start the day or to take a short break during the day.
|04:28||Lucy McCarthy||All Levels|
Homecoming To Wholeness Relaxation Meditation
10:11 | Lucy McCarthy
A deeply relaxing meditation journey through the give layers to leave you deeply relaxed and holistically connecting you to your entire being. Wonderful as a savasana, or anytime you need to pause, re-set and relax.
|10:11||Lucy McCarthy||All Levels|
Afternoon Yoga Boost
16:23 | Rakhee Jasani
This yoga class is the perfect energiser for when you're needing an afternoon work break. Better than coffee! A mostly standing yoga class which includes some somatic moves to wake you up and give you a shake up! Expect some simple yoga, joint mobilisation and shaking - great to help you to reset and re-invigorate. This class can be done without a mat if necessary, so is perfect for when you're on the go or in the workplace.
|16:23||Rakhee Jasani||All Levels|
Post Run Stretch
25:33 | Clive Fogelman
A hip and hamstring focused lengthening yoga class. A fantastic class after a workout or a run, or even perfect for after you've been travelling to lengthen your hamstrings and hips and feel a deep release. Part of this class is near a wall.
|25:33||Clive Fogelman||All Levels|
Yoga For Athletic Recovery
34:38 | Clive Fogelman
A recovery sequence for athletes designed to create openness and facilitate deep release in the body. A great complement to any physical activity, with hip openers, hamstring stretches, back bends and calf stretches - ideal after exercise of any kind, or indeed after a dynamic yoga class!
|34:38||Clive Fogelman||All Levels|
Yoga for Cyclists: Quads
12:28 | Lucy McCarthy
This short beginner-level class focuses on the quads which can get really tight after a lot of cycling. You will need access to a wall for some really deep quad-stretching. This practice will also be useful for many sports which requires strength of quads, including running, ski-ing, horse-riding and many games such as football, rugby and even tennis.
Yoga for Cyclists: Hamstrings
20:38 | Lucy McCarthy
Lucy gives us some wonderful simple stretches for the backs of the legs, hamstrings, hips, shoulders and lower back - areas which can tighten up with a lot of cycling. With stretched muscles, you'll find you can go so much further...Try these stretches if you're a regular cyclist, if you're preparing for a cycling holiday or after a big ride. Props: Strap or belt.
Get Off Your Mat
29:52 | Naomi Absalom
Changing a known route can shift us into the now. This yoga class is a somatic movement flow for those feeling the call to explore even further beyond the four corners of the mat. Great for teachers or those with a more intermediate practice. This is a sequence Naomi often shares in her teacher's practices. A creative, playful and challenging class.
Yoga To Re-Centre
37:16 | Naomi Absalom
A creative movement practice that embodies the natural interchanging states of contraction and expansion. Moving from the centre out and back in again, this yoga class mirrors the flow of life, the shift in energy; expect juicy, fluid and fluent creative somatic movements. Challenge yourself to move in different ways, move with natural, fluid strength and flexibility. Perfect for when you've been at work all day and you just want a juicy, hip-freeing class to liberate your mind and body from modern life! Mostly wrist-free.
Wakey Shakey Up & At 'Em
21:31 | Naomi Absalom
A fabulous class to wake up to, or to wake yourself up to whenever you need do take a break. A perfect study break, post-travel class, a cheeky little cracker to shift your mood and perspective instantly.
|21:31||Naomi Absalom||All Levels|
(6) Spaciousness: The Warm Up Sequence
08:52 | Daniel Peppiatt
Many of us don’t know where our tension resides so there is always the possibility of learning to create space in the body where it might not be right now. This class explores spaciousness through controlled articular rotation - a form of pandiculation - or the natural opening movements seen in the animal world.
|08:52||Daniel Peppiatt||All Levels|
10:57 | Daniel Peppiatt
A class to move the body away from mechanical repetitive movement patterns and into spontaneous, organic and intuitive freedom. Before you do this class, you will need to warm up your body with Spaciousness: The Warm Up Sequence. Then you will be ready to get creative, spontaneous and free, finding entirely new ways to move. You will begin in a moving plank exercise, finding balance in a variety of ways, using different parts of the anatomy. And then we go onto our back to explore how movement feels there. Enjoy!
|10:57||Daniel Peppiatt||All Levels|
(8) Exploring Spontaneity
06:18 | Daniel Peppiatt
A continuation of Dan’s Spontaneity Class, here are more ways to encourage yourself to move in different ways. Before you start, remember to warm up your body with Spaciousness: The Warm Up Sequence. Then you will be ready to focus on using different body parts in spontaneous ways. Beginning in kneel, you will explore different movements in your hands, arms, fingers. Then you move into movement explorations with your shoulders (be careful), and then the lower body can be integrated with this.
|06:18||Daniel Peppiatt||All Levels|
(11) Putting It All Together
07:52 | Daniel Peppiatt
Make sure you do the Warm Up first and then get ready for some fun. This is a playful exercise using the grounding, stability, spaciousness and feelings of freedom that we’ve found. You will need something to make 3 marks on your floor – ideally 3 flat blocks but 3 pieces of sticky tape or 3 cushions will do.
|07:52||Daniel Peppiatt||All Levels|
Fun Partner Yoga
25:01 | Robin Watkins - Davis
This fun partner yoga class light hearted, because yoga doesn't have to be serious, and a lovely activity to do with friends and family. Class starts off with breathing together, then solo warm up and continues with various partner poses including, paired warrior, plank, downdog, twists and forward folds. Ends with guided relaxation. This class will make you laugh, play and have fun!
|25:01||Robin Watkins - Davis||All Levels|
Acro Yoga 1: Calibration
06:46 | Acro Yoga Dance
This is the first of our Acro Yoga Series, which is yoga for two people. The first class is a callobration, where you learn to work with your partner, and trust your partner during the very basics of Acro Yoga work. Building alignment, strength and trust in one another.
|06:46||Acro Yoga Dance||All Levels|
Post Travel Wind Down
14:09 | Clive Fogelman
A perfect travel yoga class to practise anywhere, anytime and after any type of travel. There is no need for a mat, just access to a wall and a chair. You can do these stretches in a small space; perfect for the hotel room. These gentle stretches will target those parts of the body that typically most feel tight after travelling. They are also really useful for grounding yourself when you arrive in a new space or destination.
|14:09||Clive Fogelman||All Levels|
Gentle Yoga For Travel
23:55 | Catherine Annis
This all-levels, gentle yoga class is perfect class to relax and ground you, whilst gently mobilsing your joints to help you to recover from travel and is wonderful for sorting the body and mind to help combat the effects of jet lag, but the class is also a perfect antidote for any long periods of sitting, and when you just need deep nourishment. Perfect if you’ve travelled, or if you’ve had a long day at a desk, this class stretches your spine and hips, decompressing your lower back, stretching your hamstrings, You will need a bolster and access to a chair or any furniture you can put your feet on!
Haven for the Heart
28:44 | Joo Teoh
In this audio class, Joo leads you through a Qi Gong sequence to create a haven for the heart. This gentle class is perfect for those days when things get a little too much to handle, or you feel vulnerable or shaken up. Use this slow flow to retreat to a safe space and reconnect with yourself to rediscover what it important and true for you; learn to trust your innate wisdom. This audio class is ideal for taking your practice outside to the garden or park. You may wish to grab a blanket as the class starts laying down.
|28:44||Joo Teoh||All Levels|
Yoga & Qi Gong for Inspiration, Transformation & Growth
41:12 | Joo Teoh
This audio class will focus on three qualities associated with meridians within the body. In Traditional Chinese Medicine, the lung meridian represents inspiration, the spleen meridian represents transformation and the liver meridian represents growth. This gentle Qi Gong and yoga inspired sequence is ideal for when you feel a bit stuck and need some encouragement or motivation to cultivate expansion. You may wish to use a chair or a park bench to assist you with some of the movements.
|41:12||Joo Teoh||All Levels|
41:30 | Zephyr Wildman
This post-travel sequence is great for getting movement back into the spine, hips, legs and shoulders after a long period wihout being able to stretch out. The class starts with gentle lateral stretches and then gets more dynamic and fun. This class is fantastic after travel, the office or as a morning energiser to get you going for the day.
|41:30||Zephyr Wildman||All Levels|
Post Travel Yoga for Hips, Shoulders and Backs
33:59 | Zephyr Wildman
This post-travel sequence is perfect for easing hips, shoulders and backs. Travel does create downward pressure on backs, shoulders and hips, a tightening and weakening of muscles. This class is designed to aliviate pain and discomfort from the travel or from sitting still for lengths of time. A great class after any long journey to stretch out, or indeed after a day sitting in the office.
After Travel: Digest and Stretch
26:32 | Zephyr Wildman
If your gut sometimes feels sore, uncomfortable or 'stuck' after flying, or driving long journeys, this yoga class is for you. Zephyr leads us through some wonderful poses to assist digestion, help the stomach release any tightness and get some circulation back into the limbs. Also includes an amazing anti-sitting stretch. Definitely worth 30 minutes after your journey to arrive with comfort and ease. A couple of foam blocks would be really useful.