A quiet and meditative yoga class at Shilbottle Hall consisting of a series of simple, supported postures and breathing practices intended to promote deep relaxation and prepare for meditation. 9.30-11am, £10
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 nurturing alternative to standard 1:1 Yoga lessons, this session for individuals or pairs includes a relaxing foot soak, restorative yoga, self care massage and guided relaxation (yoga nidra). Each session is crafted to give you the space you need to nurture yourself and to empower you towards integrating these self care practices into your… Continue reading Restorative Yoga and Self Care Massage
Today I would like to share with you these words from Bob Sharples (an Australian psychologist and meditation teacher). He writes about 'meditation' but you could substitute this for 'yoga', 'relaxation' or even just 'practice'. Don’t meditate to fix yourself,to heal yourself,to improve yourself,to redeem yourself.Rather, do it as an act of love,of deep warm friendship… Continue reading Self Care Vs Self Improvement
Sundays 8.00-9.00pm, via Zoom, register here. Weekly online yoga class with Lucy Maresh. Practices are chosen to be accessible for beginners and experienced practitioners alike. The focus is on yoga techniques for relaxation and efficient breathing. Sunday evening classes will continue throughout June on the theme of Niyama and are supported by a weekly newsletter containing video… Continue reading Online – Sunday Night Live – Self Care (Niyama)
You may be surprised to see just how many bolsters we actually have here at our disposal. Well, they have all been acquired so that I might create very cosy, inviting and supported spaces for the practice of yoga. At my restorative yoga workshops I like to provide all participants with two bolsters and plenty… Continue reading Going In and Out