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”

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”

Yoga Classes – September 2017

Our focus for this year will be Anahata – the heart chakra. Anahata colours our life with love, compassion and beauty. Through our yoga pracite we’ll fill our hearts with love and generosity – give ourselves the time and space we deserve to feel loved and give love with joy and radiance. In our asanaContinue reading “Yoga Classes – September 2017”

Stretch & Relax – September 2017

In our Stretch & Relax classes this year we’ll be going back to basics to remind ourselves of how yoga can help us to live a happier life free from suffering – often this means tackling minor ailments that we simply put up with.  Things like tension headaches, back pain, joint pain and constipation.  AllContinue reading “Stretch & Relax – September 2017”

Yoga and Meditation 9th Jan – 17th Feb 2017

Following our theme Bringing About Balance we will be working with Mantra to still the mind and relaxations to calm the nervous system – all good for us after the busy period of Christmas and New Year. Our asana will focus on improving energy flow in the body with the Shakti Bandha series. We willContinue reading “Yoga and Meditation 9th Jan – 17th Feb 2017”

Give The Gift of Yoga (with 50% off!)

Stuck for what to give to a loved one this Christmas?  Think they might like to begin yoga??? For a limited period, I’m offering Gift Vouchers at 50% face value, (cost £18 – value £36) to be redeemed in January 2017 at my Beginners Yoga class. If you are interested – contact me here toContinue reading “Give The Gift of Yoga (with 50% off!)”

Yoga Fit October 2016

Our mission in Yoga Fit this year is to get a strong core!! Last term we worked with the plank and this term we’ll be moving on to a standing balance ‘Warrior lll’ which needs all the core strength we can muster. In our usual lively approach we’ll work through all the parts of theContinue reading “Yoga Fit October 2016”

Stretch & Relax Yoga – November 15 Term

This term our theme of ‘FREEDOM’ will shift from the hips up to the spine. We’ll be working with a number of asana (postures) to free up the different areas of the spine and learning/feeling the difference this can make to how we feel and live our lives. One of our main postures will beContinue reading “Stretch & Relax Yoga – November 15 Term”

Yoga and Meditation November 15 Term

This term in the Yoga and Meditation (90 minute classes in Preston and Ryhall) we’ll be continuing our strengthening of the hands and arms with a particular focus on the forearm area. To this end we’ll be playfully challenging ourselves with the forearm plank and the wonderful Dolphin Pose… Our meditations will be inspired byContinue reading “Yoga and Meditation November 15 Term”

6 Exercises to relieve tension

1 Tadasana Remove your socks and shoes if possible. Allow the feet to spread out on the floor or your mat, positioning them directly under your hip joints. Bring awareness into the soles of the feet and feel your weight sinking down evenly through the whole surface of the sole. If you feel unbalanced, bringContinue reading “6 Exercises to relieve tension”