Self Awakening Yoga Therapeutics, Hatha Vinyasa and Deep Relaxation with Essential Oils
Sat, 26 Aug 2017 at 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Self Awakening Yoga Therapeutics, Hatha Vinyasa and Deep Relaxation with Essential Oils.
An afternoon of connecting to the different energies within. Slow down and tune in with Self Awakening Yoga Therapeutics, ignite your inner strength with Hatha Vinyasa and seal the previous hours of connection through surrender from a Deep Relaxation with Essential Oils.
Workshop includes herbal tea break! Note this is not 3 hours straight of yoga asana (poses), there will also be guided meditation and pranayama.
This enrollment runs from Fri 1 Sep 2017 - Fri 29 Sep 2017
Investment £45 - 5 week course
Nourish and relax your mind, your body and your baby with our 5 week prenatal course.
Pregnancy Yoga is a safe, simple and natural method of preparing for the miracle of childbirth. Our prenatal class helps to prepare for birth in lots of ways which includes, movement of the body by strengthening and stretching, breathing techniques & pelvic floor work.
Linking the postures with breath, combined with relaxation techniques, will help bring more awareness to the mind and body helping you connect with your baby and sending positive energy to your baby throughout your practice and pregnancy.
Pregnancy yoga classes combine relaxation techniques with stretching, strengthening, and breathing exercises to teach women the essential skill of being able breathe correctly throughout their pregnancy and birth.
In our classes, we focus on all areas of the body to help relax, nourish, create space, soften and open the body and you can be sure that you will have a safe, gentle and effective class guiding you through your journey and preparing you to bond with your baby from the very beginning.
You will be encouraged to do as little or as much of the class as you feel able to, always remembering to listen to your body and what it is telling you on that day. We always end our classes with relaxation (the best bit!) where you can really relax the body and mind and absorb the amazing benefits of your class to you and your baby.
The Benefits Our Pregnancy yoga classes at Ananda will help to :-
Improve circulation Soften and open the body Relieve Anxiety and stress Strengthen the pelvic floor and uterus Alleviate nausea and heartburn Relieve Water retention Relieve Lower Back Pain by building strength helping to support the back Strengthen the Body and mind to help Prepare for an Active Birth Speed up Labour by using gravity and movement Promote the Optimum Foetal Position Open the chest and shoulders Open and create space around the hips Strengthen and tone the lower body Assist with your general wellbeing
The Teacher It is so important in finding the right teacher to help you on your wonderful journey as this will help with your enjoyment of your pregnancy yoga classes and help you connect. Our pregnancy yoga teacher at Ananda is a mother herself who understand this important time, a time to nourish and take good care of yourself, she is certified to teach and has a certification in prenatal and post natal yoga.
Our classes are open to all pregnant ladies in their second and third trimester and advise you can start from 12+ weeks. As always check with your midwife and/or doctor before starting a prenatal yoga class and preferably it is advisable to start after you have had your first scan. You are then able to continue attending classes up until your birth date and you don't need to have practised yoga previously to attend, you will still feel all the amazing benefits of your yoga practice. Similarly, if you have practiced yoga previously, we can modify so that you can get a good, but most important, a safe practice too.
Meditation For Life
Sat, 2 Sep 2017 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Investment £60 -
£40 if you are repeating this workshop
Meditation for Life Course Ideal for people who have always wondered about meditation but have never had the time to find out On this full day course we will explore what is Meditation and how to integrate this practice in to your life. The practice of meditation is no longer restricted to Buddhist Monks, Christian Contemplatives and Yogis. It has become part of our popular culture and brings with it positive and often rapid results. Recommended by Doctors as a way to de-stress, combat hypertension and ease depression, by sports coaches and business managers to keep focused and relaxed, More and more people from all walks of life meditate to de-stress and to help deal with the complexities of modern living. Its easy to learn and need only take 10 minutes a day. We will explore how we can use meditation and other disciplines to enhance our lives making us more positive, confident, healthy and happy. Over the course of the day we will look at different types of meditation, and we will enjoy practicing different methods finding out what is most suitable for us. Do bring a pen and paper, please bring a packed lunch - we have a microwave, fridge, kettle, teas and coffee, and place to eat.