A perfect way to start your day leaving you feeling gently energised, stronger and a sense of clarity and focus. This Kundalini yoga class uses the Surya Kriya. This gentle yoga class practice starts with right nostril sun breathing. Mostly gentle and accessible postures (if you need something quite gentle, just give the frog sequence a miss) are done with a beautiful backdrop of music, mantra and drumming. There’s some drumming, chanting and it ends in 1 minute silent mediation.
Calming Anxiety and Overwhelm
Low oestrogen affects ability to produce the hormones that make us feel happy and calm, and causes low brain energy that affect our mental focus, memory and make us feel overwhelm. Join Petra for this simple class to calm anxiety and overwhelm. It includes gentle movement to improve vagal nerve tone, Ocean breath with sound to soothe your nervous system, a restorative Supported Child’s pose with the option to ‘retreat from the world,’ and two breathing and meditation practices: Mind Meets The Breath and Ladder Breath.
Hatha Yoga To Feel Openness
A sense of open body and mind is essential to get the most out of life. Being open to all that life throws at us, as well as being physically open, flexible and strong helps us to feel like we can take on all of life's challenges. This hatha yoga class is designed to create openness and spacious in the body and mind. Starting with a bridge pose sequence for a feeling of openness in the chest and heart, moving to supine twists and gate pose to open up the side body. Then a beautiful sequence of gently paced standing poses, giving plenty of time for long breaths in all yoga poses, to connect with the spaciousness in the body. The class explores both openness within the body and that can support an openness to our mind and how we move forward from our practise into the rest of the day.
Hatha Yoga To Feel Stillness
Dropping into stillness at the start of the day can be a wonderful way to start the day, especially if we haven't had such a restful night's sleep, and we're wondering how we'll get through the day. If we look to start the day when we're tired with an energising class, this can easily deplete us. This very gentle hatha yoga class is, however, designed to cultivate a sense of relaxed stillness and steadiness. The class teaches us how to conserve and hold our mental, as well as our physical energy. There is the invitation to focus on the breath and hold poses, focusing on the breath. Holding poses, focusing on gaze in some poses to find stillness in body and closing eyes in others to find stillness within. This class will start and end with a period of quietness and stillness, exploring how much value that can bring into our practise and how we feel for the rest of the day.
Mindful Yoga Walking: Take a Walk in Nature
Take your yoga practice outdoors! Mindful Yoga Walking is a way to explore our yoga practice in a new way by fully immersing ourselves in the sensory delights of the outdoors. This longer outdoor practice includes a variety of exercises designed to enhance freedom of movement, deepen self-connection, and nourish the soul. The beauty of Mindful Yoga Walking lies in its flexibility and freedom. It allows us to strip away the constraints of conventional practice and align our yoga with your surroundings. The key to this practice is awareness and showing up. By taking the first step to step off the mat and into nature, experience the transformative power of this unconventional yoga practice. Designed for anyone seeking a deeper connection through movement.
Hatha Yoga To Feel Gratitude
This short and gentle hatha yoga class combines movement and holding poses from standing and on the floor and incorporates a variety of ways to integrate gratitude into our practise. With a lovely, long gratitude meditation to round off the class. A really gentle way to start the day and provide balance when moving through life's challenges.
Mindful Yoga Walking: Yoga Without A Mat
Mindful Yoga Walking is a practice to take yoga outdoors, without a mat. You just need to take a walk, breathe and take some shapes in the outdoors. Class starts with setting intentions and grounding. Shoulder movements are then introduced to release tension and align the body and mind. A short run and lunges follow, focusing on balance and core strength. To enhance stretches and poses, we’ll be encouraged to engage with our surroundings, using trees or outdoor benches as support. Walking sun salutations creatively integrate walking with the fluid movements of a traditional sun salutation. Shoulder openers encourage increased flexibility and strength. The practice concludes with a grounding pose before a harmonious closure and reflection on the dedication given to the body, mind, and spirit during this session. Lizzie emphasizes the importance of awareness in this practice, offering the option to use the pause button to adapt the practice to your needs. By combining yoga and nature, Mindful Yoga Walking provides an enlightening journey of self-discovery. Just put on some headphones and enjoy your Mindful Yoga Walk!
Mindful Yoga Walking: Taking Yoga Outdoors
Mindful Yoga Walking is yoga without the mat. It’s a great way to get outside, to get connected to the outdoors and the natural world, and do some movement and yoga whilst exploring the outdoors. By recreating the indoor practice outdoors, you can experience the transformative power of this unconventional yoga practice. The practice is designed for anyone seeking a deeper connection through movement. This class includes a variety of simple yoga poses, including shoulder movements, downward dog, a lunge and warrior three designed to enhance freedom of movement, deepen self-connection, and nourish the soul. Feel the breath in the body, tune into the energies of the outdoors, there is so much to learn from our breath and nature. Experience the transformative power of this unconventional yoga practice. The practice is designed for anyone seeking a deeper connection through movement.
Hatha Yoga To Feel Balanced
This creative Hatha Yoga class explores different aspects of balance - the balance between flowing and holding, movement and stillness, outward looking and inward looking, challenge and rest as well as exploring a few standing poses. Overall cultivating a balance between body and mind. A great way to start the day.
Hatha Yoga To Feel Inspired
A Hatha yoga and somatic movement class which is perfect to set ourselves up for the day feeling inspired. Ideal for those mornings where we will feel a bit stuck and need an uplift. This somatics and yoga class is designed to explore the spaces in our practise where we can be creative, curious and find new potential in our practice. Expect a more challenging, fun class where we'll be encouraged to move in new directions.
The Human Method: Somatic Movement: The Ribs
It's time to get curious about how your body interconnects and works and the most subtle level. This somatics class is an exploration for feeling the very subtle, felt experience of the ribs and how tiny movements effect the whole body. The ribs wrap around the torso, encasing the organs. When more space is perceived through the external body, this can influence the internal body. The whole class is simply lying down doing tiny movements and feeling what you feel. It is suitable for all bodies. This class will leave you feeling spacious and restored. You will need a carpeted floor to lie on and wear clothes that keep you warm and allow you to move around.
The Human Method: Somatic Movement: Pelvis
This somatics class is an exploration to clarify the movements of the pelvis. This class takes place entirely on the back and is a very subtle exploration into the workings of the pelvis. It is a class for the curious and those who wish to explore subtle movements. The pelvis connects the upper body to the lower body. When we are clearer on our understanding of how your individual parts interact, your whole self becomes clarified. You do not need a yoga mat, just a carpeted floor to lie on and wear clothes that keep you warm and allow you to move around.
Nahid de Belgeonne - The Human Method: The Shoulders
This somatics class takes place entirely on the back. It's a great class to learn about the movement of the shoulders whilst relaxing completely. This is a subtle exploration to clarify the movements of your shoulders. When we are clearer on your understanding of how your individual parts interact, the whole self becomes clarified. This class needs a rolled up blanket, as well as a carpeted floor to lie on and wear clothes that keep you warm and allow you to move around.
The Human Method: Somatic Movement for Head, Neck and Jaw
A somatic exploration class to help release head, neck and jaw tension. This class is brilliant to learn more about our body, and become curious about how our individual parts interact. With a greater understanding of the individual movements, the whole self becomes clarified. The entire class takes part on the floor, supine, with just very small movements so that we can become curious about the way our body works. No need for a yoga mat, just a comfortable, carpeted floor to lie on and wear clothes to keep you warm and allow you to move around.
The Human Method: Somatic Movement for Breathing
This somatics class is an exploration to unlock our patterns of breathing. This c lass takes place entirely on the back, supine. Once we start to breathe to our full capacity, we notice ourselves feeling calmer, more focussed, and better able to sleep. Most of us tend to breathe too fast, not breathe to our potential, and not breathe at all when life gets difficult. At times of stress, many of us find it difficult to pay attention; the breath is an easy way in. This class will help to make breathing muscles more resilient, reduce shortness of breath, improve lung capacity, manage respiratory complications and reduce the impact of respiratory problems on your mental health. Particularly those recovering from illness, injury, or feeling emotionally overwhelmed, stressed, or anxious, will benefit from this class.
Jivamukti Yoga: Your Daily Practice
This Jivamukti yoga class explores the power of repetition. Starting swiftly with Jivamukti sun salutations, this class focuses on how consistency and repetition of movements can have a transformational effect on the body, mind and spirit. Move through this dynamic vinyasa class, and explore the effect of repetition in your own body and mind. You may need a block.
Vinyasa Energy Boost
Get energised and feel revitalised - even in a short time. Perfect for building heat in the winter, or whenever you're in need of some inner fire. This short, punchy vinyasa practice will give our whole being a big energy boost. Starting with Kapalabhati, to build heat, then building heat through the core, opening the spine with twists and build to a sweet lunge backbend.
Barre Fitness Energy Flow
A fabulous Barre class for all body strength and balance. This upbeat, and quite challenging Barre workout is strengthening muscles without increasing bulk and will improve stamina, balance and posture. The focus of this class is 'every move you make' because every move has to come from the core! Done regularly barre workouts will increase your bone density, which will help prevent conditions like osteoporosis.