Online or In Person – Yoga for You: 1:1 Yoga Sessions

The purpose of individual yoga tuition is to support you in developing, maintaining (or re-kindling) a regular home practice. The sessions are held in the spirit of 'the viniyoga of yoga', an approach to the specific application of yoga for individuals developed by TKV Desikachar. While this approach provides a fairly traditional framework for the… Continue reading Online or In Person – Yoga for You: 1:1 Yoga Sessions


Weekend Retreat

A two or three night retreat for individuals or groups of up to three, arriving on Thursday or Friday after 4pm. The basic package price is per person and includes two nights bed and breakfast accommodation, a yoga session tailored especially for you, a massage of your choice and lunch on Saturday. You will also have access to unlimited tea, coffee or juice and receive a goody bag with some organic toiletries, note-cards and other little treats.

A Space to Be, Separate Together Retreat

Self Care Facial Massage Recorded live, July 26 2020. Self care face massage based on ayurvedic marma points.For relaxation and facial rejuvenation - grab your favourite face cream or essential oil.(8 min 46 seconds) This is an excerpt from the final Sunday Night Live class. To access the whole one hour class "Opening from Within" please register here.

A Space to Be, Separate Together Retreat

Lockdown Harvest Home Practice Resources

This weekend is the traditional harvest festival of lammas or lughnasa (Celtic). Here are the online fruits of lockdown at A Space to Be Yoga Retreat: Separate Together articles on the website. Home Practice Resources - video classes. Mother Nurture Yoga - online course for pregnancy, birth and beyond. A Space to Be Soundcloud - guided relaxation and breathing practices.… Continue reading Lockdown Harvest Home Practice Resources

A Space to Be, Separate Together Retreat

Opening from Within (aparigraha)

My classes this month have contained opportunities to explore opening and closing and what I have been describing as 'unfurling' - a journey from flexion to extension. For me, unfurling implies an opening that somehow seems to come from inside us. This is the way I understand aparigraha.  Aparigraha is the fifth of the yama, usually translated… Continue reading Opening from Within (aparigraha)

A Space to Be, Separate Together Retreat

Lines in the Sand (brahmacarya)

The fourth yama is brahmacarya. This Sanskrit word has various connotations in Indian culture. It means celibacy, but is also to do with the phase of our life when we are young and still learning and developing - a time perhaps we should be concentrating on our studies and avoiding distractions. I choose to interpret… Continue reading Lines in the Sand (brahmacarya)