Yoga

Yoga with Lucy Maresh Summer 2021

Lucy teaches yoga in the spirit of ‘the viniyoga of yoga’, an approach to the specific application of yoga for individuals developed by TKV Desikachar. She brings to this a particular interest in restorative yoga (as developed from BKS Iyengar by Judith Hanson Lasater) and in yoga for women. Subscribe to Lucy's monthly email for updates, invitations and online resources.

Mother Nurture, Pregnancy

Yoga for Pregnancy, Birth and Beyond

Lucy’s pregnancy yoga classes include relaxation, meditation and simple, flowing yoga sequences. They are non-competitive and suitable for any level of yoga practice and experience including complete beginners. Classes are suitable for women who are 14-42 weeks pregnant and even beyond – we love to meet your babies when they arrive! Please subscribe to our… Continue reading Yoga for Pregnancy, Birth and Beyond

A Space to Be, Being in the Cycles

The Inner Seasons

Have you ever considered your own internal weather? I suspect there have been days you felt your disposition was sunny and bright, and other days you have been heavy with dark clouds and ready to explode with thunder and lightning - I am sure that can't be just me! I woke up this morning to a light dusting of snow here in Shilbottle. It was a fantastic reminder of our famously unpredictable weather - a little flurry of Winter in the middle of an otherwise blossoming Spring.

Mother Nurture, Yoga

Mother Nurture Yoga with Lucy Maresh

Lucy has been running yoga groups for pregnant women and babies here in North Northumberland since 2009. These classes include prenatal yoga, birth preparation, postnatal yoga, baby yoga and massage, relaxation and meditation for mothers and babies and opportunities for friendship and connection.

A Space to Be, Separate Together Retreat

Permission to Stop – Free Booklet

I have edited and compiled some of my posts from last year into a PDF booklet. It contains thirty eight printable pages with practice ideas, words of encouragement and favourite poems. Less an instruction manual and more a friendly companion on your mat, I hope this booklet may support you in continuing or renewing a daily… Continue reading Permission to Stop – Free Booklet

Mother Nurture, Postnatal

Yoga for You and Your Baby

Yoga and wellbeing for women and babies 0 - 12 months, online or in Shilbottle (near Alnwick) Northumberland. These unique classes combine gentle postpartum recovery exercise for new mums with songs, massages and movements for the babies. Postnatal Yoga is healing from within and includes breathing exercises, pelvic movements, postural awareness and lifting/carrying techniques as… Continue reading Yoga for You and Your Baby