Svarga Dvijasana (Bird of Paradise) symbolises a flowering plant (strelitzia reginae). Rising from the ground up from Malasana (yogi squat) or Parsvakonasana (Bound Side Angle Pose), our body mirrors a bud bursting forth from its stable roots in the Earth. Once above the ground, the ‘flowering’ requires us to open our chest and to extend […]
Opening up the side body This 45 min class will help create space and strength in the side body. Working with poses like Parigasana, Ardha Chandrasana and seated poses like parivrtta Janu Sirsasana and taking time to observe the effects of opening up the ribs and side waist. This can be really helpful to release […]
Our immune system is a concept: a combination of lots of systems working together. Yoga can help support the functioning of the immune system through breath, movement, gravity, and “squeeze and soak” to stimulate circulation. When the body’s fluids flow properly we strengthen the immune system and aid the expulsion of waste and toxins. This […]
A strong power yoga class specifically designed for men, with an emphasis on core work, strength drills, dynamic movements. We’ll also look at deep focused breathing targeted to common areas of tension in the male body – shoulders, hips and hamstrings.
A dynamic power yoga class mixing Sun A and Sun B in a beautiful fluid flow. This graceful practice will strengthen you while also using more creative movement.
Join Alix in a dynamic flow to invigorate your whole body and calm your mind. The class is a complete practice, with sun salutations, standing, balancing and inverted postures, backbends and twists. You will have the opportunity to challenge yourself as variations are offered for more advanced poses. The class will leave you energised, but […]
Think of upper body strength, and perhaps lifting heavy things is the first thing to come to mind. There is probably a similar amount of power and coordination to hold something or someone, to mould and sculpt with one’s hands, to breathe, speak, and sing; to hold one’s head high or respectfully bow it down. This […]
Let us share the ingredients that form the primordial soup out of which spring all the aspects of yoga and all the benefits. The beauty is in the detail and the simplicity of what we have with us right now, so we explore the intricacies and challenges of the basic poses that everyone can practise […]
Tap into your individual power through the element of fire. Both Manipira Chakra (the third energetic sphere that governs power/self-esteem) and Tapas (the important practice of discipline/austerity) link to fire: the element of ‘transformation.’ Invoke that which you wish to transform through this heat building and dynamic sequence. If you find it helpful — silently […]
A slow flow power class to encourage openness through your shoulders and hips. Learning the foundations of Sun A and B, building up as we flow.