April Theme: Trust
AFFIRMATION: I place my trust in myself, other people and the world around me.
Quote of the week:
"Trust in dreams, for in them is hidden the gate to eternity."
Khalil Gibran, Lebanese Writer
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
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.
Raphael Park, Main Road, Gidea Park
Occasional Sunday afternoon workshops
£5 pay as you go - dates to be confirmed
A fantastic way for all the family to try yoga in a fun and informal environment, get outside and get moving.
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,
Room 12 Second Floor
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.
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.
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
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Uniting Body and Soul with Yoga
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.
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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.
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Mid block starts welcome subject to space (see below for full terms and conditions)
price includes a light lunch from the Body and Soul Pick List and social time afterwards
All classes* run continuously throughout the year (with occasional exceptions eg Easter and Christmas). Block payment guarantees your space and results in a substantial discount on the drop-in price. Mid block starts are usually available and new starters can receive the discount by paying for however many classes remain in that block. Let us know if you are planning a holiday or have already made an appointment within the block - it may be possible to only pay for the classes you will attend (drop in rate would apply if your plans change).