Pranayama Long Course – Feb 2019 – Feb 2020 Sliding scale starting at $240 or weekly payment of $4.60
Pranayama is the yogic practice of conscious breathing to rejuvenate the body and create deeper connection with Self. It is perfect for those who regularly attend yoga class or have completed Breathing 101 and want to go further. This course draws on pranayama across various yogic traditions to bring you a balanced foundation.
This 12 month course is a commitment to daily practice with 8 workshops, weekly emails and personal mentoring.
Pelvic floor intensive – Sunday March 3rd 9-11am – $30
A two hour intensive to rekindle your relationship with your pelvic floor muscles. Improving our breathing and posture can engage the muscle tone.
Then we learn a simple daily practice for pelvic organ shift to release the effects of gravity. Information is provided on how to use tissue salts and sitz baths to keep your muscles elastic.
The Autumn Equinox is a season to find the balance of light and dark, shed all clutter, fill our lungs with the cooler air and enter into deep, deep rest. The focus is on the lung and large intestine meridians, using yoga to help clear the lungs, create harmonious digestion and clear the mind.
This session will cover:
- Acu-yoga for lungs and large intestines
- Classical balancing postures
- Kundalini sets for apana (elimination) and happy tummy times
- Learn to breathwalk so you can keep exercising outdoors over the colder months
- Restorative yoga – bonding with bolsters
- Mediation and pranayama for a good clear out of your inner attic
- Our activity is making FIRE CIDER for winter health. Also foraging recipes for hawthorn and fennel.
Sound – mantra and resonance for voice – April 14th 9-11am $30
A workshop for even the most fainthearted scaredy-cats to find their voice. The Kundalini yoga tradition has a vast repertoire of mantra and sound to open the throat chakra and resonate sound vibrations throughout the entire body. In this workshop you will learn mantras, how to accept the sound of your own voice ( it doesn’t have to be tuneful or pleasant!) and how to integrate this tool into your daily life.
Sleep Therapy – yoga for insomnia and dreamwork – Sunday May 19th
It takes more that a few postures at bedtime to set yourself up for a good sleep. We need to be preparing for sleep throughout the day! Learn how to do this, how to live according to the Chi body clock and also how to make the most of your dreams. You might be waking/not sleeping as your body is trying to tell you something important. Postures, breathwork, meditation and dream journaling can hold the key to better rest.
When your Psoas Suck! Yoga for Hip Pain – Sunday June 16th 9am-1pm $60
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.
How to change your life without getting out of bed – Sunday July 21st 9-11am $30
We all tend to lose our mojo in midwinter. Instead of fighting against the duvet, embrace it and find a way to do your yoga practice in comfort. Learn several yoga kriyas that can motivate you to emerge from the horizontal…. or not. You might feel inspired instead to write, plot and scheme in bed, making the most of hibernation. Feel free to turn up in your P.J’s and be comfy.
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.