Mindful Movement & Play

Not necessarily Yoga, Pilates or Somatics but inspired by and including some or all. In these videos you will find new and inspiring ways to move and stretch your body, find and test your boundaries and connect more deeply with yourself.

 

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  • Mental Reboot08:47
    Mental Reboot

    David Kam

    Get back to focus and mental clarity! The ultimate coffee alternative to stimulate the brains back to focus. Perfect for those who are looking to boost productivity or simply in need of refining your coordination skills. Expect fun co-ordination games that you can do almost anywhere which will make your brain ache!!



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  • Play With Inversions08:53
    Play With Inversions

    David Kam

    A tutorial for those who have a strong inversion practice, either headstand or forearm stand and who are looking for a challenge when already stable upside down. This class is best done with a partner. Build control in your centre whilst in an active inversion through multiple leg variations.



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  • Five Minute Energy Reset04:28
    Five Minute Energy Reset

    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.



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  • Functional Back Care: Somatic Spine15:33
    Functional Back Care: Somatic Spine

    Mollie McClelland Morris

    A somatic movement class of gentle, but deep practice to bring awareness to the lower spine and sacroiliac area. This class is deeply restful and unwinding for the spine and can leave you feeling relaxed, but moved in interesting ways. Help your body access its own intelligence through embodiment, touch and intuitive movement. Class takes place entirely on the floor. You will need two blankets.



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  • Playful Movement: Core Integration20:27
    Playful Movement: Core Integration

    David Kam

    Build your strong core with this playful movement class to cultivate integration in the way you move with your body. Strengthen your abdominal region and harness directional clarity in your movement to encourage connectivity of both the upper and lower extremities through your centre. A wonderful class to learn the correct, strong and stable technique for doing many ab strengthening exercises. You will need two bricks.



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  • Functional Back Care: Slinky Spine21:24
    Functional Back Care: Slinky Spine

    Mollie McClelland Morris

    A class to move and articulate the spine in unusual ways. This class will bring awareness to different spinal movements, and help you loosen up, and feel better in your spine. This standing up class can be used as a warm up for other practices, a tune up for your spine, or an energetic way to start your day. Mollie explains the anatomy of the spine, where you will find most movement in the spine and then explore your mobility, range of movement of the spine from standing. No mat or props needed - take these movements out to the park and integrate them into your daily movement practice to keep healthy, pain-free back and shoulders.



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  • Playful Movement: Lower Body Focus29:40
    Playful Movement: Lower Body Focus

    David Kam

    A playful, fluid way to work on a series of goddesses, working through including squat, crow pose, wide legged forward band and inversions. This movement class focuses on fluidity and sensitising the lower extremities, particularly developing hip mobility through a sizzling series of goddesses in succession. Also be ready for some wonderfully playful ways to work with your balance and find lightness through transitions. You will need a brick or block.



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  • Happy Hamstrings41:21
    Happy Hamstrings

    Mollie McClelland Morris

    This class focuses on exploring the range of hamstring movements, so we don’t overstretch the hamstrings, but instead hydrate, nourish and expand into our own potential. Expand to work your hamstrings in their full range, and remember, when stretching it’s healthy to move at between 60-80% of your potential. A really great class for all of us who are tight in the legs from everyday life. Mostly wrist-free. You will need a ball and an elastic theraband, if you one.



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  • Playful Movement: Upper Body Focus29:11
    Playful Movement: Upper Body Focus

    David Kam

    The first in the Athletic Artist Series. An empowering, creative movement sequence to mobilise the upper body from the neck and shoulders down the entire arm line. Particularly suitable as a morning practice to get your day off to a blazing start.



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  • Permission To Play: Yoga Jenga!10:54
    Permission To Play: Yoga Jenga!

    David Kam

    A game for the mobile and curious who are looking to play! Two rules. To add or to remove. To resist or to surrender. A nice way to ease into bearing weight on your hands and gradually across any parts of your body. A full body game which can even be turned into a dynamic massage. Play to your heart’s content!



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  • Wake Me Up Before you Yo-ga03:51
    Wake Me Up Before you Yo-ga

    Andrea Kwiatkowski

    A mini-morning dance energy shake up. Have fun with simple, accessible, fun movements! Wake up and energise with dance.These steps are said to improve brain function, muscle brain function and muscle memory. Suitable for all!! A perfect class for whilst you wait for the kettle to boil or before you get into the shower!! You'll need nothing but an open mind.



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  • Permission To Play (3): Leg-endary Strength09:53
    Permission To Play (3): Leg-endary Strength

    David Kam

    Have fun strengthening your legs and develop responsive legs through your own terms of Warrior three, Half Moon pose, Reverse Half Moon, Pistol Squats, in a much more fun and realistic setting. Make your leg strengthening and yoga balances more playful!



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  • Permission To Play (2): Bolster Olympics11:33
    Permission To Play (2): Bolster Olympics

    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.



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  • Permission To Play (1): Shoulder's Tea-time14:03
    Permission To Play (1): Shoulder's Tea-time

    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.



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  • Beyond Asana46:40
    Beyond Asana

    David Kam

    This all-round class celebrates free-form movement as ways to spark conversations with your body. This class is an offering of a template and you can journey in your own way, whether that's calming and restorative or dynamic. Sourcing movement from a deeper place of breath towards pleasure. You will venture beyond the conventions of traditional postures through an open level blueprint. Free for you to tailor towards your desired level of intensity from the dynamic to the restorative calm.



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  • Playful Joint Isolation06:32
    Playful Joint Isolation

    Dan Peppiatt

    A fun way to explore movement and joint isolation. Through visualisation and movement, play the game of organic joint mobility. Expect to learn a game that you can play to learn to isolate your joints, and you can do anytime, rather than playing right now with the video. Bring a sense of playfulness and willingness to do something completely different!



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  • Explorative Movement01:06
    Explorative Movement

    Naomi Absalom

    A conditioning, strengthening movement class in which we explore movement, away from a traditional yoga asana class. Naomi brings in lots of different elements to give space and range around all of the joints. With plenty of different movements, this class doesn’t focus on the end shape or posture, but is all about the integrity and how things feel to you during practice. You will need two blocks and a smallish book.



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  • Play the Game: Joint Articulation10:05
    Play the Game: Joint Articulation

    Dan Peppiatt

    This free movement exploration class is a really playful way to learn to articulate your joints. So often our joints can be stiff, and this class will help you to move within your own range of motion, but using really fun, playful moves. Dan demonstrates one way of playing with joint articulation, and this is a tool which you can use to express your own movements, in your own time, as he gives ideas for ways to move, rather than demonstrating what you can do right here right now. His demonstration may be more mobile than many of our own movements can be, just check out this fun tutorial and get some ideas for ways you can play with keeping your own joints mobile. You will need a tennis ball.



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