The nights are drawing in, the squirrels are busy hoarding their bounty and Samhain (All Hallow's Eve, Halloween, Day of the Dead- where the veil between worlds grows thin) is just around the corner.
Here in the UK we are blessed to experience all four seasons. (sometimes in one day!). We can't change these seasonal weather shifts, but we can maintain internal balance by adjusting our lifestyles and nurturing ourselves. It's also natural for us to feel these changes within us. Maybe you've begun to crave warming soups and casseroles, apple crumble (and custard), a long hot soak in the bath...
Listen to these cues, maybe light candles and incense around the house, Turn off your phone and get some early nights, wear layers of warm comfy clothes, make a hot chocolate -every now and then.
There are so many wonderful yoga practices that can help us too. Yoga Nidra is incredibly restorative and restful, so my offering to you is a FREE GIFT of a 20 min yoga nidra. Click here or below for a link to the recording and also to learn more about yoga nidra.
Read on for news & events that aim to lift & light you up & guide you through this darkest quarter of the year.
Firstly, I'd like to say a huge Thank you to all those who supported our recent kirtan "Singing for Peace"
It was a truly lovely and heart-felt evening and in honour of this special event, £45 has been donated to the registered charity Children of Peace. https://www.childrenofpeace.org.uk/
Children of Peace is a small, non-partisan charity dedicated to building friendship, trust and reconciliation between Israeli and Palestinian children, aged 4 - 17, and their communities. Their aim is to develop a shared spirit via arts, education, health and sports programmes; so future generations might live and work peacefully side-by-side.
In my yoga class and on my Blog, I'm continuing the journey through the Yamas and Yoga Philosophy. I also explain the fascinating Law of Circulation and how it is inextricably linked to the third yama: Asteya.
Half Term Class Dates Reminder:
No classes on Tuesday 31st Oct. or Thursday 2nd Nov.
Friday 3rd Nov is still on.
Winter Wreath Making Workshops
Proving very popular, why not ease into this winter’s seasonal spirit and get in-touch with nature by creating a traditional, beautiful moss-based wreath.
Four workshop options:
Sat 2nd Dec. 2:15pm -4:40pm
Sat 2nd Dec. 6:15pm-8:30pm
Sun 3rd Dec. 2:15pm -4:40pm
Sun 3rd Dec. 6:15pm-8:30pm
This is a lovely treat for yourself, a gift for a friend, or a great way to spend time with friends or family whilst making something gorgeous and truly unique. You take away a treasure to grace any home whilst knowing that it wa
s sustainably made by you! and - fully compostable after use.
No artistic ability is required & all materials and tools are provided.
Last years feedback: "It was wonderful and exceeded expectations - the quality of materials and choice available was amazing. Superb instructions and demonstrations. I felt like I was in the hands of an expert. I never thought I would be able to make anything decent - I am not at all crafty or artistic. I really surprised myself and made a beautiful wreath!"
All this for just £35
"Rest, Release & Restore"
Saturday 9th Dec. 2:15pm- 4:45pm. Only one space remaining. It could be yours. Feel held, supported and nurtured allowing all your tensions and stresses to gently melt away..... ahhhhh lovely!
"Celebrating the Winter Solstice"
Thursday 21st December 6:45pm-8:45pm.
This evening marks the longest night and celebrates the return of the sun's energy and magnificence. Come and celebrate this poignant and pivotal moment with light themed yoga practices. Surrounded by candles and the warming fire, you'll leave feeling more connected with a light in your heart, radiant and glowing.
***only a couple of spaces remaining***
If you're interested in more than one workshop, I offer a discounted Multiple Workshop Pass.
Not keen on booking online? That's ok. Contact me to discuss other options
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