Lucy’s yoga method prioritises breathing, and movements which are coordinated with the breath. Classes begin with a short period of rest, feeling into the body and becoming aware of the natural breath. A typical class will then include flowing sequences, some restorative poses and relaxation, finishing with breathing practices and/or meditation. While physical distancing is required to prevent the spread of COVID-19 we are unable to hold yoga courses here at A Space to Be. Lucy is offering a courses online and at Shilbottle Community Hall instead and a monthly email with some online resources.
A compilation of online resources created April - July 2020, during the corona virus pandemic. Video, audio and good old fashioned stick figures to support your home practice.
https://youtu.be/ecp2JKDmpJg 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.https://aspacetobe.thinkific.com/
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)
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
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)