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Pranayama year long course Feb 2020-Feb 2021$240

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Pranayama

A year long course to help you to understand how you breathe, how to breathe to your full capacity and then how to use yoga pranayama ( breath techniques) to enhance your physical, mental and emotional well-being.

The course is spread over 7 sessions throughout the year with daily private practice that is mentored by me and with the support of the group. You receive regular emails and course notes. The class runs at the pace of the group, there is plenty of time for discussion and catch-up when life events get in the way!

Pranayama Graduates Monthly Extension Class 2020  

Odette Rowe in yoga poseA two hour intensive monthly class for graduates of my year long pranayama programme ( or those who regularly attend my classes). Now that you understand the way you breathe and can use more of your lung capacity you are ready to explore the breath technology of Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan.

Each month we explore a new therapeutic breathing practice, exploring pauses, nostril dominance, purification, how to breathe in strokes for different brain focus, and how to whistle your way to happiness. These practices bring  healing and a meditative quality to your practice.

Kundalini Breathwalking and Wonder Wander –  Saturday Feb 29 10am-midday $30

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Breathwalking combines yogic breathing with a mindful walking practice to enhance fitness, reduce stress and cultivate a happier outlook. This practice has been the most popular with my meditation students over the last few years, with many adopting this as part of their lunchbreak. Come along and learn a variety of breathwalking patterns that you can fit into your everyday life.

A wonder wander combines a breathwalk with a trip to a beautiful scenic reserve. Activities can include foraging, flower essence making, creating a dye bath with weeds, meditation and a shared meal. Our activities for this session will include Green-breathing and making a land essence.

Meditation For Beginners April 2020  – 6 week course

Spring meditation

Meditation is a daily tool to create communication between you and your mind, and between your body and your mind. It is an excellent way to connect with yourself and your breath. Just as you have a daily shower to cleanse your body, meditation clears the subconscious mind allowing us to see all our patterns and habits.
Meditation is also beneficial for our bodies. It can be used to release tension, assist with chronic pain, regulate blood pressure, and soothe our nervous and digestive systems.
This course will help you to find a happy sitting style, establish a daily practice and  test drive various meditation techniques to discover one that suits you and your lifestyle.

Dawn Sadhana – dates to be confirmed

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While a daily home yoga practice is something we all strive for, there is something special about joining a group for a pure Kundalini Sadhana. This is a gathering before dawn for yoga and chanting and seeing the sun rise. Throughout 2020 I will be offering a this several times for all those keen to experience it. Check back here for further details.

Red Tent Gathering for women of all ages –  Around the New Moon each month

The Red Tent is a place for women to gather, rest, meditate and just be themselves. Each gathering involves a bit of meditation, some sharing (if you wish), setting an intention, perhaps learning something new and then a simple feast. All ages and all stages of life are welcome. Babies that are being breastfed are welcome so their Mum can get some nourishment and support. Bookings are essential.

Pelvic floor intensive – please contact me if you wish to go on the waiting list for the next workshop.

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A two hour yoga intensive to rekindle your relationship with your pelvic floor muscles. Learn how improving our breathing and posture can support the muscle tone and release tension from the pelvis.

* Learn how to breathe for the pelvic floor

* How to tone the pelvic floor through breathe alone

* Posture awareness

* Stress and tension assessment

* How to pee and poo! Yes adults need to be toilet trained

* How to deal with stress and urge incontinence

* Yogic inversions to energise the pelvis and decompress the pelvic organs

* Kundalini Sat Kriya to tone the pelvis

Future Hormonal Balance workshops – 3 levels and dates to be confirmed. Please register your area of interest on the contact page.

Hormonal balance is something that affects our entire well-being and can also be an indicator for other health issues. I am offering separate workshops to address these specific needs.

Happy Hormones in the Menstruating Years – A whole day workshop to learn cycle awareness, how to ease PMS and period pain, how to eat to enhance your cycle and how your yoga practice needs to adjust to support your cycle. This workshop is for anyone who is menstruating or mums who would like to give their daughters a healthy start. Perfect for anyone with PMS, cramps, endo, an irregular cycle or just a bit out of tune.

Peri-menopause – a whole day workshop to learn how to cope with an irregular cycle, PMS, hot flushes, brain fade and insomnia. Yoga techniques such as pranayama, yoga nidra and restorative relaxation to ease symptoms and find acceptance in times of change.

Post-menopause –  a half day workshop dedicated to developing a home practice to support symptoms such hot flushes, blood pressure changes, insomnia and boosting bone density.

When your Psoas Suck! Yoga for Hip Pain dates tbc $60

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A four hour intensive looking at all contributing factors towards hip pain. Breath, alignment, stress levels and pelvic awareness are explored to release the flight and fight response that switches our psoas ON.  Learn how to move, how to breathe and hydrate your psoas for happy hips.