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Take time over your practice with this rhythmic flowing yoga class. Focus will be placed on moving with bodily integrity and proper alignment. Suitable for all students with healthy bodies and some yoga experience.
A stronger, upbeat, flowing yoga class to get your body moving and your heart beating. Good for strength, conditioning and flexibility, this is a light hearted class where you are encouraged to try new things. It's recommended that you have at least 6-months consistent vinyasa yoga practice. Not suitable for beginners.
A class suitable for all levels from beginners through to advanced practitioners. Expect a carefully sequenced yoga class with postures linked together in a gentler way than in our 'Mindful Flow' and 'Vinyasa Flow' classes. A great class to get to know your body better and tidy up your practice.
This class takes place at floor level using props to support the body to create a sense of deep rest and relaxation. Suitable for all levels and bodies, this class is perfect for those of us who want (need!) to slow down and relax.
Iyengar Yoga was developed by and named after B.K.S Iyengar in the 1960s. It places emphasis on precision and alignment and is excellent for building strength and flexibility.
Iyengar yoga is about quality of movement rather than quantity. Classes move at a slower pace than many others but you’ll find you have to work hard to maintain strength in postures you're holding for a longer time.
This class is suitable for everyone and you will be shown how to use props to make postures more accessible so you can find your own level.
A series of long-held, floor-based poses, usually focused on the lower part of the body - the hips, pelvis, inner thighs, lower spine.
These areas are especially rich in connective tissues and can be tight and dense for many of us.
The poses are held for up to five minutes, sometimes longer to enable a sense of deep release. Props are used to support the body. This class is suitable for everyone but perfect for those of us who sit for a job as well as sporty people who use their legs to run, cycle or climb.
Yoga for beginners
Tuesday 6pm and Saturday 10:15am
Starting something new can be a little daunting sometimes. This series of eight classes is designed to support you in building strong foundations for a healthy yoga practice. Classes are limited to only ten people and everyone is a beginner like you!
Meditation has been practiced around the world and across cultures and traditions, to quieten and focus the mind in order to experience ones highest self.
In the yoga tradition, meditation is usually considered part of the seventh limb of yoga, as described in Patanjali's yoga sutras - Dhyana or concentration. Unlike some traditions, meditation for us is not necessarily about subjugating the mind into complete stillness. Rather, it's a process through which we become more aware of the ebb and flow of thoughts, and start to harness and focus the mind on a chosen idea, theme, physical or energetic sensation.
This class is suitable for all.
Pranayama is one of the classical eight limbs of yoga.
Daily stressors, tensions and physical habits can create physical and energetic obstacles in our bodies. Without even noticing it our breathing can become gradually more shallow or stilted, we develop unconscious breathing patterns restricting the flow of breath and prana (life force).
When we work on freeing the breath through pranayama (breathing exercises) we are also working on letting the life energy flow through the body. It has the effect of energising, relaxing and healing the body, letting everything fall into place. Literally it is an increase and balance of life energy in your system.
This class is suitable for all.
Our Hatha Raja classes include practices from the eight limbs of yoga beyond 'asana' or posture. Emphasis is given to pranayama (breath) and meditation as well as to classical asana that calm the mind and create balance in the body. The class also integrates philosophy, mantra (chanting) and mudra (hand gestures) to give you a wider experience of the yoga practice.
This class is suitable for everyone.
Friday 6:30pm and Sunday 10am
Based on the teachings of beloved yoga master Sri Dharma Mittra, these classes are recommended for those with at least 3 months experience of yoga. You do not need able to achieve all of the postures, just come with a willingness to try new things and be inspired!
This challenging yet playful practice includes balances, twists, stretches, back bends and inversions. Although Dharma Yoga is a physical practice, it is also a deeply spiritual journey that will introduce you to the many facets of yoga including pranayama (breathing techniques), kriyas (purification techniques), mudras (hand gestures) and meditation.