Please join me for a Refreshing lighthearted yoga class on Saturday mornings in the River Room either at 8-9.30am or 10.30am-12 noon but watch this space for changes
I teach the Saturday morning classes as one-off classes – a kind of lucky-dip mix of yin yoga, hatha and vinyasa flow -the class is different each week but I hope will always leave you walking out of the River Room bouncy, light, relaxed and refreshed into the rest of your weekend!
This is a mixed ability class and so beginners are welcome although a degree of physical fitness is advisable.
Drop-in £9 or if you have paid for a block of my other classes (see River Room website for information www.theriverroom.org.uk) you can use the ‘tickets’ for Saturdays.
hope to see you on the mat on Saturday mornings!
Sonia’s unique style has been created over the years as a blend of Ayurveda (Traditional Indian Medicine Health practices) and Seasonal Yoga. Her classes are a blend of long heldremedial poses, slow restorative vinyasa sequences andstrong core work designed to connect into and bring outstrength and balance. Sonia now incorporates her extensiveAyurveda and Yoga knowledge, massage techniques, seasonalposes, diet and lifestyle practices and breath work to help each student find their best way of easing imbalanced, strained, misaligned, stressed or painful bodies back into balance.
The style of Yoga taught in the classes below include long held remedial poses, slow restorative vinyasa sequences and strong core work designed to connect into and bring outstrength and balance. Also taught in class are massage techniques, seasonal movement, diet and lifestyle practices and remedial breath work to help you find your best way of easing imbalance, strain, misalignment, stress or pain back into balance.
For more information, please contact Sonia firstname.lastname@example.org and see her personal website http://www.soniawelch.co.uk/
I qualified as a chartered physiotherapist in 1999 and specialised in orthopaedics and trauma. My great passion from an early age was horse riding and through that I collected numerous injuries, imbalances and tight areas all of which were much improved when I started Pilates.
I continued daily Pilates throughout both my pregnancies and caesarian rehabs and then as my strength program for my current passion, fell running.
I qualified as a teacher with Body Control Pilates in 2015 and have run classes in Bentham, Milnthorpe, Lancaster, Ellel and now Halton. I still work part time at Spire Fylde Coast hospital in Blackpool and I do private 1:1 Pilates sessions.
Body Control is my preferred method of teaching Pilates as it places emphasis on correct alignment and muscle use so teaching the body to be efficient as well as strong. Pilates can range from an all-over “tone-up and de-stiffen” to a super hard abdominal and core workout for those in training for other sports.
For further information about my classes, please contact me on hotcatpilates
I have been running a regular class for cyclists, focussing particularly on steadying and expanding the breath, opening the hips, hamstrings and shoulders and strengthening the core and inner thighs. As a whole range of people have been coming to this class, most often seeking stretching, strengthening and release in relation to some kind of sporting activity, I thought I’d expand the class to include runners, climbers, canoeists, walkers etc. This class is suitable for beginners or for those of you with more experience as you will be invited to engage with the sequences according to your own ability and energy on the day. My aim is for you to feel fully open and relaxed by the end of the class.
The classes will run at 7.30 – 8.45pm on Monday nights.
I believe that it’s worth coming to weekly classes in order to feel the progression but am also aware that this won’t work for everyone. And so drop-in is also possible. See www.rebeccayoga.org.uk for more details
If you’d like any more information please email Rebecca on email@example.com or call 07907374278
Rozz teaches Iyengar yoga for mixed ability classes.
Rozz qualified as an Iyengar teacher 1998 and reached Junior Intermediate level 1. She has been practicing yoga for 20 years. Rozz‘s approach enables students to practice postures regardless of age or fitness level, sometimes using props to assist alignment in the postures.
This Hatha & Vinyasa Yoga class combines creative flow with a focus on specific postures and parts of the body. We synchronise breath with movement, build up strength, flexibility and finely tune our external and internal alignment. The class is for mixed ability but a certain level of physical fitness is advisable. It is a class in which you can choose to take it relatively easy or work up to stronger challenges, depending on how you feel on the day.
As in all my classes, this is about more than working your body – everything we practice physically in yoga is intimately informed by an ancient, rich and fascinating philosophy going back thousands of years and yet more relevant today than ever. I weave aspects of this philosophy into the teaching of breathing techniques, physical postures, relaxation and meditation. Through my classes, my aim is for you to feel wonderfully stretched, spacious and strengthened, your breathing smooth and regular and with a deep sense of calm and alignment with what matters in life.
firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 07907374278
Traditional Yoga & Meditation
Tuesdays – 6 to 7.15pm
This class offers a step-by-step approach to vibrant energy & health, through traditional Yogic teachings
- happier relationships
- better posture and postural awareness
- improved breathing
- reduced anxiety and calmer emotions
- greater focus, concentration and memory
- deeper levels of relaxation and awareness
Through focusing on mindful body-breath co-ordination, we can achieve harmony and balance in all aspects of our lives
A basic level of fitness is required, but the sessions are open to beginners and experienced practitioners
Oliver has over fifteen years experience and trained in South India. He is a recognised Yoga Sadhak of Gitananda Yoga, a Dakshini Marga Tantra which dates back hundreds of years
Please contact Oliver if you have any questions: email@example.com and 07514 904812
Emmaline is a Yoga Alliance Senior Yoga Teacher with over 20 years continuous learning & teaching experience. Her classes are a dynamic flowing style of yoga, harmonising breath & movement to give strength, grace & freedom. The class integrates the physical, psychological & spiritual aspects of yoga & includes hands-on adjustments, breath awareness, meditation and deep relaxation. The theme of each class is supported by the current season, eclectic music, readings, spoken word and references to yoga philosophy texts.
Emmaline teaches SEASONAL VINYASA YOGA // Tuesday 7.30-8.45pm //Just as the Earth easily flows through the seasons, it should be only natural that our bodies wish to do the same //
A traditional Ayurvedic consultation is used to assess how to use the five remedial home treatments for your improved health.
Advice on diet, lifestyle, self massage, yoga poses and
are given via email after your first consultation.The Ayurvedic consultation takes between 1 – 2 hours and is followed up by an email package of Ayurvedic recommendations.
Please contact Sonia Welch here for more information or to book.