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Free live 10 minute tasters every weekday evening at 10.15pm
in the private Facebook group:
Free Yoga with Body and Soul
 Recordings available afterwards in the group

Relaunching: Monday 13th September
Meditations, Breathing Techniques, Mudras and Mantras -
something different every evening!

JOIN THE YOGA COMMUNITY WITH 

BODY AND SOUL

£50 for 13 weeks (reducing in £5 increments after Week 4)

All live zooms, recordings and outdoor classes included with Unlimited Access Membership


TRIAL MEMBERSHIP
for new starters
Pay £5 for the first week of unlimited access
then only £10 for remaining 2 weeks to 2nd October 2021
OR

Continue with pay as you go option at £5 per class


Email [email protected] for more information

Then book online: BOOK A CLASS 


GOLD - UNLIMITED ACCESS & RECORDINGS 

£50 per quarter (13 weeks) decreasing weekly after the first three weeks - so no-one ever has to pay more than £5 a week and, if you join at the beginning of the quarter, you effectively get three weeks completely free!

Gold Membership includes ALL live zooms and outdoor classes plus Tuesday 1-1 Tutorials (first come, first served booking) and zoom recordings to use whenever you want up to a week after the live class (recording link emailed straight to your inbox).


TRIAL MEMBERSHIP - New Zoom Students

£5 for one week of unlimited classes (live zoom and recordings as above).  No commitment or pressure.  If you choose to become a Gold Member just pay whatever the balance is for remaining weeks after your trial week (see above).
Next renewal date will be 2nd October 2021 for ALL Gold Members!


PAY AS YOU GO FOR INDIVIDUAL CLASSES

Individual classes are £5 each with a recording of the class you attend available on request.  


Payment by bank transfer (email for details) or cheque - email me for details. Cash is accepted for outdoor classes if you don't do online banking (correct amount only please, in a plastic bag or envelope). 


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WEEKLY TIMETABLE 

Zoom Sessions open 10 minutes before official start time to allow for setting up and chat.  Presentation classes are taught without stopping and (within safety limits) participants are welcome to do their own thing without being observed or corrected.  
Interactive classes are more personal and I may stop to watch the participants and offer individual corrections and adjustments.  It is up to participants to choose whether they have their camera on or not.  However, I recommend cameras on for interactive classes in order to get maximum benefit from the session.


SUNDAY 

Stretch & Flow Yoga 10.00 to 11.30am 

TUESDAY 

Outdoor Yoga in Lodge Farm Park 11.00am to 12.00 / 1.00pm to 2.00pm

Individual Consultations (email to book - other times may be available on request) 

1-1 Slot 1: 5.15 to 6.00pm
1-1 Slot 2: 6.15 to 7.00pm

Back friendly Yoga 7.15 to 8.15pm

WEDNESDAY 

Wellness Yoga 10.00 to 11.00am

THURSDAY 

Movement & Mindfulness 11.00am to 12.15pm
FRIDAY

Yin and Restorative (gentle mat based stretches) 7.00 to 8.00pm


SATURDAY WORKSHOPS (ad hoc dates to be announced soon 
The first workshop will be "Breaking down Sun Salutations"


Class Descriptions

Stretch & Flow Yoga 

Zoom Presentation class: just turn off your camera and go with the flow.  It is your choice to stay for the complete Dru relaxation (savasana) or take a short savasana to make it a 75 minute class.


Backcare Yoga 

Zoom interactive class - suitable for EVERYONE and especially for people with back issues looking to increase their confidence to get moving in a supportive group environment.


Wellness Yoga 

Zoom interactive class - from my patio (weather permitting) to where-ever you choose to be (indoors or out).  This is a lively, fun class where I share my daily practice with you.


Movement & Mindfulness 

Zoom interactive class - chair and standing movement leading to seated mindfulness practice. 


Family Yoga (not on timetable at the moment - available by request)

Zoom interactive class for children aged 6 and upwards with a participating adult.  All ages, with or without children, are welcome to join this fun, upbeat session. This class only takes place if there is sufficient interest - email to let me know your individual requirements.  Recordings are only made available with the consent of participants.


Yin and Restorative Yoga (Gentle Stretch Class)

Zoom interactive class - gentle and passive stretches in this mat based class leading to 10 minutes total relaxation. 


Tuesday Outdoor Yoga in Lodge Farm Park 

MORNING            -    11.00am to 12.00 midday

AFTERNOON       -    1.00 to 2.00pm                            

Booking requested so I can continue to manage social distancing - although number no longer have to be limited.  No charge for children under 14 (accompanied by a paying adult).  

Please bring your own mat and wear layers you can easily take off/put on.  Classes are usually under the trees in Lodge Farm Park where there is shade and limited cover from light rain.  In heavy rain we can use the bandstand in Raphael Park (over the road).  If that happens I'll text to let you know.


One to Ones 

The Tuesday 1-1 is included for Gold Members and new starters.  Outside that time the usual rate for a one hour private class is £30 - via Zoom at a mutually agreed time.  Alternative times can be available for new students (one time offer only).


Individual (after initial 1-1) or Group Zooms: £30 per hour
This service is available for individuals, family groups or friends.

Why not have a Zoom Yoga Party and split the cost?
Email [email protected] to arrange a free consultation/chat.  Also ask about Garden 1-1s which are now possible either in my garden or yours by arrangement. 


FREE ACTIVITIES

Facebook Livestream Meditations/Ten Minute Tasters (see above)


  • Recordings of the 2020 Facebook yoga classes are still available for free access in the private Facebook group: Free Yoga with Body and Soul.  


If you use You Tube please remember to click Subscribe - it costs nothing, helps Body and Soul Yoga and gives you easier access next time.


Never practised yoga with an online class before?  Worried about using Facebook?  

Read my blog (regularly updated on my new look website).

September Theme: Surrender

AFFIRMATION:  

"I surrender to what is."


Quote of the week: 

"Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop."
Rumi (1207-1273), Persian Poet


Yoga classes in Romford and Hornchurch combining classic Hatha with flowing Dru sequences - suitable for everyone.  New students and complete beginners especially welcome at all my classes - expect small, friendly and supportive groups with a mix of ages and abilities.  

Mid block starts and drop-ins usually available.  Modifications and chair alternatives offered when appropriate.

email: [email protected] to book


HAVERING CLASSES (PRE-COVID)

Stretch and Flow Dru Yoga - morning in Tesco Community Room, Roneo Corner 

Every Sunday 10.00 to 11.30am  

£5 Trial class, then £30 per 6 week block (£8 drop-in) 
Classic Hatha yoga blended with flowing Dru activations, EBRs and sequences suitable for all abilities including complete beginners.  
Please bring a mat if you have one.  Blocks and Blankets provided.


THURSDAY LUNCH CLUB

Movement and Mindfulness (over 50s) - morning in The Golden Lion, Romford

Every Thursday 11.30 to 12.45 followed by shared lunch 1.00 to 2.00pm 

£5 Trial class, then new flexible CLASS CARD £55* for 6 classes or £30 for 3 classes to be taken any time within 16 weeks (6 card pass) or 8 weeks (3 card pass) - *includes after class food from Body and Soul Picks  

Fun, easy to do movements - standing or chair based only.  Suitable for everyone including people who have difficulty getting up and down from the floor.  The last part of the session introduces chair based breathing and mindfulness techniques.  

No mat required.  Just wear loose, comfortable clothes and bring water and a blanket or shawl.


OUTDOOR CLASSES 

Lodge Farm / Raphael Park, Main Road, Gidea Park

£5 pay as you go - NOW IN OUR SEVENTH YEAR!

A fantastic way for all the family to try yoga in a fun and informal environment, get outside and get moving.  


REDBRIDGE CLASSES

Yoga is completely free to New City College (NCC) students and staff (term time only).  Participants are invited to "pay forward" with donations to Our Mala - a charity that works with refugees and asylum seekers, helping them to overcome trauma with yoga, English classes and other support.  

Email [email protected] to book - and always email to  cancel if you can't come.


Yoga for ESOL - NCC Redbridge (Ilford Site), Balfour Road - opp. station,
Monday 4.00 to 5.00pm  

Ladies only class for all physical abilities - combining a fun, Bollywood style warm up and gentle yoga with language learning (ESOL) - suitable for all English levels from pre-entry to advanced.  It is held in a studio room and incorporates videos, powerpoint presentations and slides via the Smartboard facility.  Mats supplied.


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Mary Griffiths

Email [email protected] if you would like a yoga class at your club or company.

I take bookings for individual instruction, small groups and one off sessions.  Why not get together with a few friends or work colleagues and have a yoga party?  Great for clubs, hen nights and wellness events.

Sessions by zoom until Covid restrictions are lifted.

Popular options from traditional mat yoga include Chair Yoga, Mindfulness and Laughter Yoga.

Charges negotiable depending on location and requirements but as a rough guide:
From £30ph for regular bookings
From £50ph for one off sessions

 

Moon Journal.

Join Ingvild Skodvin Prestegard's online community as we follow the moon's journey through 2021.

New Moon: 

As the New Moon returns I am filled with immense gratitude.  I spend time in nature and feel how connected I am to the earth and the seasons.  I feel humble and thankful.
Affirmation: I am grateful.

Moon Journal Facebook Community Page


Email to book courses or check drop in availability
[email protected]


Uniting Body and Soul with Yoga


Sunday morning class - Tesco Community Room, Roneo Corner 
email [email protected] to reserve your place

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Review Service

Ask Body and Soul Yoga to your class/studio or send us a product sample and we will publish an honest, unbiased review on our REVIEW page including a link to your website or Facebook page*. 

Email [email protected] to arrange a visit.

* Subject to our approval conditions


Guest Blogs

Kirsty McArdle who, until last year, headed the Clear Village project in charge of Bedfords Park Walled Garden and now devotes her time to healing workshops: www.healing-alchemy.org; and 

Kate Gardner, a fellow Yoga Professionals qualified instructor living the life in Ibiza.  Kate uses DoTerra Essential Oils to enhance her yoga practice.  She also leads pre and post natal groups from her island home: www.theyogasanctuaryibiza.org.     


Got something to say?  If yoga has inspired you or changed your life in any way why not share it?  Let us know if you would like to write a guest blog and we'll publish your article on the website.