Lucy McCarthy's Yoga Classes
Yoga Nidra Element Series: Sacred Space
Morning Mojo 3: 30 Min Morning Yoga
This beautiful hatha vinyasa yoga class is the sweetest start to your day. Class invites in a bright-hearted, energising quality to the rest of your day. This yoga class is an invigorating deep dive into back-bending in many forms and expressions and will leave you feeling uplifted, awakened and heart centred.
Sacred Refuge: Heart Chakra Yoga Nidra
Yoga Nidra Elements Series: Earth
This yoga nidra takes us on a journey of deep grounding and centring. It is a really beautiful yoga nidra to take if there are feelings of overwhelm or anxiety. It guides us into a place of quiet steadiness, to come away feeling centred, soothed and ready for life's challenges.
Yoga for Beginners: Yoga Flow
Yoga for Beginners: Introducing Backbends
The third class of the yoga for beginners course has us build on the learnings of the previous classes and discover more new poses such as low lunge and locust, plus develop a gentle supported backbend with bridge pose. There will also be time for a seated meditation on the breath, and rest in Savasana.
Yoga for Beginners: Breath-Led Movement
This second class in the yoga for beginners course allows us to review and develop all the key yoga poses and techniques from the previous class, and start to put them together into a gentle sequence led by ujjayi (victorious) breath. Discover new poses, such as cobra and mountain, and learn how to use the breath with your movement. You will need a couple of blocks, a chair and a cushion to sit on.
Yoga for Beginners: The Basics
In the first class in the yoga for beginners course, we explore poses which form the foundation of a yoga practice and experience breath led movement. Learn about different breath techniques and how to move with the breath. Prepare for poses such as downward facing dog, cat and cow, twists, sphinx and child’s pose, and move through half sun salutations. Also expect an introduction to meditation and demystify Sanskrit terms. Finally, experience savasana and rediscover the lost art of rest. You may wish to have two blocks to hand.
Yoga Nidra Elements Series: Fire
This yoga nidra stokes our fire within. It takes us on a journey to empowerment and invites us to stand in our power. If you have never practiced Yoga Nidra before you are in for a treat! It is an ancient practice known as Yogic Sleep. It takes place laying down so is accessible to all levels. The teacher then takes you on a guided journey with their voice. It leads you into a deep state of bodily relaxation, then moves onto quiet the mind and open the heart. This practice is truly powerful and deeply healing.
Morning Mojo 1: 15 Minute Morning Yoga
Waterfall of Oms
Cultivating Courage Meditation
A seated meditation with mudra and mantra; call on the goddess durga for your strength and courage. This is a seated guided meditation with mudra (hand gesture) and repetition of mantra (sacred yogic chant) to invite the brave, courageous, inner warrioress within us to come forth! A simple yet potent centring and empowering practice to steady the mind and embolden the heart. Suitable for all trimesters and life in general!!