‘I really look forward to those workshops because they feel so nourishing, nurturing and reviving. Just what’s needed at the moment!’ RM
Monthly Yoga & Meditation Evenings
When – 17:45-19:00 April 5th
Where – Live on Zoom and in-person at AgeUK, Sevendials, Brighton map
Price – £10 (£7 conc)
Level – Open
All levels of experience are welcome to join us for our monthly evening of gentle yin yoga, guided mindfulness meditation and deep relaxation. Please contact me for payment and login details.
Day Retreat at the Yoga Garden Yurt – Suppleness & Stability
‘I just wanted to thank you for a lovely day yesterday – I felt calm and better balanced at the end of it. It was great to be introduced to the wonders of the Knepp Estate, not least to see the stork in flight!’ Cathy
When – Sun 23rd Apr 10:30-16:00
Where – The Yoga Garden, Dial Post RH13 8NN
Price – £65 (£60 conc)
Level – Intermediate
Join us for a day of mindfulness and yoga in the heart of the West Sussex countryside. Our day will include yoga asanas (both held and flowing) to stretch out and nourish our bodies and mindfulness techniques to help us notice when stress and tensions are arising. We will also take advantage of our beautiful surroundings and enjoy a mindful walk around the Knepp Estate.
Yoga for People with Learning Disabilities
What is Yoga?
Yoga is an ancient practice that originated in India around 5000 years ago. The word yoga stems from the Sanskrit word “Yuj” meaning to yoke, join or unite. Yoga is best known in the West as a set of practices that include stretching and strengthening the body, breathing and deep relaxation.
The Middle Path
The term ‘The Middle Path’ (or ‘Way’) refers to the Buddha’s discovery that the way to enlightenment could not be found in extreme asceticism nor in self-indulgence. He used the analogy of a sitar to demonstrate this idea: if the string is stretched too tight it breaks, if it is too loose it will not play.
I first studied Satyananda yoga with my mum and then with the Sivananda organisation in 2002. I moved to France, to live and work at an ashram in order to experience yoga as a complete lifestyle. I went on to live and teach in Paris for three years including four months spent living at the Centre International Sivananda de Yoga Vedanta. I have been teaching children’s yoga since 2003 having trained with Calm for Kids. More recently I have enjoying studying with Donna Farhi and am inspired by Paul Grilley and Sarah Powers.
I am also a student of Zen Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh and have spent many inspiring days at his retreat centre Plum Village in the south of France. His teachings on mindfulness in daily life greatly influence the classes I teach. I taught meditation as part of a yoga teacher training course and am now working on a new project to help bring mindfulness into mainstream education.
Photo credit – Luca Sage
Sun salutation with mantras
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