*PRANA VINYASA FLOW a graceful and energising practice, linking breath with movement. This class has a strong focus on the core and the dynamic element will make you sweat. Combining a number of yoga styles; this class includes strength, stretching, breathing, balance and relaxation, always with possible adaptations making the class suitable for all levels. Expect to work hard as you build heat in the body. Your practice ends with an extended relaxation, as you finally unwind.
*SEASONAL YOGA aligns the changing energies of nature and the seasons in a practice that improves physical strength and flexibility, giving balance, harmony and an enhanced sense of wellbeing. The practice is an antidote to the stress and anxiety of modern life. As the energy of the seasons change so to does the emphasis of our practice.
Spring – Building energy, stretching and strengthening the core. Detoxing the body. A time for new beginnings and setting new goals.
Summer – A deepening, higher energy practice to stimulate the circulation and energise the body, strengthens and cleanses.The season of living life to the full.
Late summer – Works on immunity and consolidates the energy created in summer. Feeling physically strong from core together with a developing sense of self awareness helps us feel centred and peaceful.
Autumn– focus is on breath/movement coordination. Concentrated and mindful in our practice helps us deals with the ins and outs of life.
Winter – A gentle restorative practice. Here we stay longer and go deeper into each posture, increasing flexibility, rejuvenating the nervous system and creating inner peace. It’s also a time for meditation and reflection .
Moving our bodies with intention along the energy channels, helps to strengthen, rebalance and re-energise, allowing us to reconnect with nature, realise our potential and feel wonderful.
Fine tuned to the seasons and our own changing energies a structured Seasonal Yoga course helps us reach our potential, living in balance with healthy bodies and peaceful minds.
*BACK AND JOINT CARE A gentle yoga class specifically designed to build strength, mobilise joints and develop and maintain a healthy spine. Beneficial for people suffering with back or joint problems, arthritis, fibromyalgia, osteoporosis or lack of mobility. This class will ease you into yoga, whatever your age or ability. Using modified poses to relieve stiffness, reduce pain and fatigue, improve muscle and bone strength. Ali’s personal experience with years of back pain, gives her great empathy for those managing painful mobility problems.
*YOGA FOR SLEEP Yoga has a wide range of benefits for mind and body. But did you know that yoga can also help you fall asleep quicker, get a better night’s sleep, and improve your quality of sleep overall? While certain yoga poses help build energy, other yoga poses can help relax your mind and body so you can fall asleep, stay asleep, and wake up feeling refreshed. Before you reach for that sleeping aid, instead try this yoga class and see what it can do for your quality of sleep. No more counting sheep with Yoga for Sleep!
• Trouble getting to sleep
• Waking in the middle of the night
• Waking too early
• Sleeping too short or too long
• Daytime exhaustion
We will discuss the relationship of sleep recovery techniques to issues such as:
• Adrenal fatigue/ burnout
• Parental sleeplessness
• Mental health and sleep problems
• Identifying post-traumatic insomnia
• Coping with menopause-related sleep issue
Small group classes.
Alternatively; you may benefit from one to one or semi private sessions tailored to your specific sleep analysis. Consultations or private sessions can be taught in your own home or studio setting. Contact to book.
*PRIVATE/SEMI PRIVATE CLASS a class tailored to your own requirements. Benefit from one to one or semi private tuition; advance your practice with particular focus on specific areas that you may wish to work on. Classes are taught in your own home or studio (semi private).
*TRADITIONAL YOGA This class combines stretches, strengthening and balancing postures. Breath control, guided meditation and extended relaxation. The focus on the union of the breath with movement enables you to achieve space in both mind and body.