Our Focus for 2019/20

The focus for our yoga practice this year will be the Elements – Earth, Fire & Wind There are actually 5 elements that we experience in all matter and in our bodies – the three above plus Water and Ether – we will save these for next year. Up to Christmas we’ll have a thinkContinue reading “Our Focus for 2019/20”

Give Yourself A Hug!

In the Summer term our beginners yoga classes will focus on our arms and shoulders. We have been moving through the body – starting from the ground up – working to strengthen, stretch and inform ourselves about all the different parts of our physical body. In this final term we will loosen, strengthen and stretchContinue reading “Give Yourself A Hug!”

Nourishing the Mind & Body

In the summer term (June/July 2019) our yoga classes will nourish the mind and body looking at the concepts of UP & DOWN. Spending time bringing our focus to the souls of the feet and the crown of the head (please bring a block if you have one). We will work between Up Dog andContinue reading “Nourishing the Mind & Body”

What are the Chakras?

Chakras are talked about a lot in yoga – but what exactly are they? The simple answer is energy centers. The ancient yogis developed the concept of many energy pathways called ‘nadis’ criss-crossing all around the body. In a similar way to our veins or nerves, however they are not visible. The energy that runsContinue reading “What are the Chakras?”

Weekly Yoga Classes – September 2018

This year our yoga classes will revolve around the theme of OPPOSITES. This concept was used widely in yogic literature to help us understand ourselves and the world in which we live. Our first pair of opposites will be BIG and small. As always with Hatha yoga we begin with the physical body and usingContinue reading “Weekly Yoga Classes – September 2018”

Stretch & Relax – September 2018

In this year’s Stretch & Relax classes we’ll be taking a tour around the body seeing how each part feels for us on a personal level and also how improvements with one area can often alleviate issues in others… We will begin with our FEET which form the foundation o f our standing postures andContinue reading “Stretch & Relax – September 2018”

LOTS OF MONEY RAISED AT OUR YOGA PARTY : )

A HUGE BIG SMILEY THANK YOU to everyone who cooked, donated, photographed and joined in the ‘community’ yoga for our Yoga Party. We raised a whopping £492 for the Leicester based charity Hope Against Cancer. For those that couldn’t attend, here’s a flavour of the evening… Firstly, we did about an hour of yoga –Continue reading “LOTS OF MONEY RAISED AT OUR YOGA PARTY : )”

Yoga Party – 23rd June 2018 – in aid of Hope Against Cancer

YOGA PARTY IN AID OF HOPE AGAINST CANCER Come along for a fun evening of gentle yoga, a meal and a raffle. This is a fabulous opportunity to meet properly the people who you practice yoga with. And you can bring your husband/wife/friends too! Everyone is welcome! We all have been touched by cancer –Continue reading “Yoga Party – 23rd June 2018 – in aid of Hope Against Cancer”

No Classes 27th & 28th February 2018 Due to Severe Weather Conditions

Due to the severe weather conditions and the forecast of more snow, I’ve decided to cancel the classes today at Preston and tomorrow at Ryhall (27th and 28th February 2018). Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause or perhaps it’s a relief to you???  Let me know! Keep warm, be patient and stay safe!  (WeContinue reading “No Classes 27th & 28th February 2018 Due to Severe Weather Conditions”

Next term – 19th February to 30th March 2018 – Yoga Classes In Tinwell, Preston & Ryhall

In keeping with our theme of the heart we will work opening the heart space with the Bow pose (Dhanurasana). This is an excellent posture for improving the digestion and so we’ll also be thinking about food – our love of food. There will be some time spent considering our relationship with food, how weContinue reading “Next term – 19th February to 30th March 2018 – Yoga Classes In Tinwell, Preston & Ryhall”