EVENTS IN 2019
SUMMER YOGA & DRAWING WEEKEND
Friday 12th-Sunday 14th July 2019 at Lower Coxbridge House, Nr Glastonbury
Get away from it all and take time to relax, unwind, stretch out & explore your creative side in this fabulously inspirational weekend. No experience of yoga or drawing necessary.
• Daily releasing, calming & uplifting yoga sessions
• Mindfulness & guided relaxation sessions
• Outdoor yoga (weather permitting)
* Fun, relaxed drawing workshop- all levels (incl no experience)
• Hot tub
• Two nights in lovely, spacious accommodation in a beautiful, unique country cottage (2/3 per room)
• All delicious meals (vegetarian/vegan**)
• Light refreshments & fresh fruit
• Free time to spend at your leisure
* Close to Glastonbury to go exploring
• Large gardens with hammock
* Stunning views of Glastonbury Tor and countryside
Acupuncture sessions & massage therapy available (arranged directly with therapist).
The sessions will be tailored to your ability and experience and are suitable for all artistic and yoga abilities. The aim of this retreat into help you unlock your body and mind as well as your creative and playful side; to explore, learn something new or hone skills, and get away from it all to enjoy some fabulous 'me' time with other like-minded people.
Yoga will help you relax, unwind and shed tension and enable you to open yourself to the possibilities of drawing. You will also learn how drawing is enriched and flows when you experience the world from a calm place in mind and body.
Drawing is a wonderful, mindful, freeing activity; you learn to look in a different way, you investigate, engage with all your senses, and have some fun releasing your mind to allow your imagination to flow.
PRICE PROVIDED SHORTLY- PM to reserve a place
**Intollerances and allergies catered for
Detox & Re-energise Yoga Session
Friday 11 January 7.00-8.30pm
Does Christmas leave you feeling stressed and tired?
Do you feel sluggish after too much food/chocolate/alcohol?
Does it feel like the holiday season is about everybody else, with very little time for yourself?
Want to feel healthier and have more energy?
Would you like some time to relax, recharge and get something just for you?
WELL, we can help! When you come to this fabulous session of yoga, mindfulness and detox techniques to help you to unwind, feel cleansed and re-energised after the excesses and stresses of the festive period.
You will be taken through specifically chosen yoga postures and tailor-made sequences, powerful and effective mindful meditations and invaluable detox and energy enhancing techniques.
And so you can come away feeling stretched out, calmer, lighter, more energised and rejuvenated and get tips to take away for home.
ONLY £15 per place.
**BOOK BY 8 DECEMBER AND RECEIVE AN EXTRA GIFT**
New Year Reset and Recharge
Sunday 13 January 2019: 3.30pm - 5.30pm at Beechwood Club, Fishponds
Want something to look forward to in the New Year?
Want to detox and get more energy after the over-indulgences, sometimes exhausting and stressful festive season?
Start the New Year feeling uplifted and calm; stave off those winter blues to feel released, positive, energised and deeply relaxed to tackle whatever comes your way in 2019.
You'll have two hours just for you to immerse yourself in some luxurious relaxing and unwinding. So this is your opportunity to take some time out to relax and get some quiet moments and step off that tread-mills to and get away from the over-busy and sometime stresses of life.
You will indulge in calming and soothing yoga whilst bathed in the soft glow of candlelight and beautifully relaxing music. You will fully relax in yoga nidra (deep yogic sleep), release both your body and mind through guided relaxation exercises and be taken into deeply restful mindfulness meditations and powerfully mood-enhancing specialist techniques to complete your fabulous session.
And you will also receive an extra special something at the end of your time with us.
And all for £20 when booked and paid for by (thereafter £25). NO PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE NECESSARY.
BUT *LIMITED PLACES AVAILABLE*
Bring a friend DISCOUNT: How about sharing this experience to make it even more special? Well when you book for and bring a friend or loved one with you, you will receive a FURTHER 10% discount on both places (which must be booked and paid for together) (i.e. £36 for two in the early bird-deal).
Get Inspired Vegitarian & Raw Food Masterclass with Yoga Day
Sat 26 January 2019: 10.00am-3.00pm at at Beechwood Club, Fishponds
Want to eat healthily? Want to feel great and have more energy? Ever thought of eating more vegetarian, vegan or raw food but don't know where to start and/or thought it boring? Want to get more creative with your food? Want to get the best for your body? And want sweet treats without the sugar?
Well you can start your new year with a health boost through yoga and moreish nutritious food!
Learn how to create and prepare innovative, delicious food in this hands-on food workshop with the goddess of raw, vegetarian and vegan food Like It Raw's Olga Ferriera.
Olga combines her Portuguese heritage and Spanish upbringing with her love of food to bring fabulous flavours and creativity to her dishes and shows you how delicious and inspiring vegetarian and vegan food can be!
After a 90 minute energising yoga session to get your energy and appetite fired up, you'll prepare carefully crafted dishes under Olga's expert tuition and take away recipes and tips to help you to eat healthy, nutritious and delicious food at home, but which also feels indulgent as Olga is the mistress of sweet but sugar-free raw chocolate desserts and treats...!
Then you'll sit down to enjoy the fruits of your labours as we'll have a delicious lunch of all the dishes made.
Here is what others have said about Olga's food:
"I'm not vegetarian but after tasting Olga's food, I'd happily eat this every day!" Greta S
"I had my eyes opened to the taste of vegan food which was delicious." Tracy D
"After just 2 days of eating Olga's food I can feel the difference; my skin looks brighter and I feel so much more full of energy!" Cindy F
"I never knew vegetarian or raw food could be so delicious!" Joyce W
"The food is amazing; Olga is a star!" Chris V-B
AND this whole day is ONLY £70!
**BUT TICKETS ARE LIMITED**
So to benefit from this great day, grab your place now
Warrior Yoga Workshop - yoga with weights
Sat 9 February 2019: 10.30am-12.30pm at Core Strength Studio, nr Bristol Bridge, Bristol Centre
An exciting workshop of yoga with weighs to build extra strength and stability to your body and build confidence and a great sense of achievement!
We'll be using small hand and ankle weights in familiar postures to bring an extra dimension and challenge.
By adding weights to your yoga practice you can:
*Make familiar postures more challenging
*Develop lean muscle mass and actively improve functional flexibility whilst building strength
*Alter weight distribution and centre of gravity to improve balance and core stability
*Build upper-body strength without necessarily needing to practice inversions or arm balances
*Combine the physical effort of weight training with a mind calming meditative approach
*Help to protect against osteoporosis
*Stabilise joints to reduce risk of injury
*Improve whole-body metabolism by building lean muscle
* Have more fun!
This workshop is suitable for all levels of ability and experience and plenty of options for modifications will be given. If you have any specific concerns about existing injuries or medical conditions, just message me.
ONLY £30 INCLUDING a brand new set of ankle and hand weights to take away for home practice!
**MUST BOOK & PAY BY 20 JANUARY IN ORDER FOR WEIGHTS TO BE AVAILABLE IN TIME**
Or £15 if you bring your own ankle and hand weights.
TO SECURE YOUR PLACE PAYMENT MUST BE MADE AT TIME OF BOOKING.
Get a Stronger Back & Core Workshop
Sat 23 February 2019: 10.00am-12.00pm at Beechwood Club, Fishponds
Fed up with feeling weaker in the core than you'd like?
Frustrated by back stiffness, aches and/or pain?
Prefer to feel stronger and more toned?
Want better balance and stability?
Want to feel fitter?
As a sports therapist as well as yoga teacher, I can help you get fitter and stronger in your core and back as you'll learn effective yoga postures and other proven physical therapy exercises and techniques in the session, which you can take away and use at home too.
You will effectively release, stretch out and strengthen as well as support and stabilise your core (abdominal) muscles, low back, hips and hamstrings which can often cause or contribute to back issues.
This will help ease tension and stiffness, bringing relief to that area, help keep you injury free as well as tone and firm up your belly area.
Want better balance? Well you will learn how a strong core can improve your balance and stability too.
If this looks good and sounds like something you can benefit from, then get in touch to secure your place.
ONLY £20 (if booked and paid for by 23 January 2019 (£25 thereafter).
Bring a friend DISCOUNT: How about sharing this with someone else to make it even better? So when you book and pay at the same time for a friend or loved one to bring with you, you will receive a FURTHER 10% discount on both places (which must be booked and paid for together) (i.e. ONLY £36 for 2 in the early bird-deal).
**Please note that full payment in one sum will be needed to secure the early-bird and the 10% bring-a-friend deal. Only if cancellation is made before 24 January 2019 can a full refund be given.
Hips & Hamstrings Workshop
Sun 28 April 2019: 3.30m-5.30pm at Beechwood Club, Fishponds
This 2 hour workshop is specifically designed for these common problem areas which means that we will focus on effectively releasing and really stretching out the hips and hamstrings using yoga postures and special physical therapy techniques (from my knowledge as a Sports Therapist). You will learn how to will ease tension and stiffness bringing relief and openness to those areas (and also to the low back).
We will also strengthen to bring support and stability to the muscles to help keep you in good fitness and injury free. You will be given tips for home to help keep those areas free, strong and in good shape after the session.
Only £20 if booked and paid for by 1 March (usual price £25).