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.
Holistic yoga classes and workshops for women and babies. Yoga for Pregnancy - Preparing for Birth - Postpartum Recovery Yoga - Baby Massage - Yoga for You and Your Baby
Yoga, Relaxation and Meditation. Friday mornings 9.30-11am. A warm welcome awaits for all ages and abilities.
In restorative yoga practice we use props to support the body in positions of comfort and ease, to facilitate stillness. After even just a few minutes of this supported stillness it is possible to feel a deep sense of relief.
Patanjali's Yoga Sūtra clearly presents yoga as a path of meditation. While contemporary yoga practice is often represented by postures (they are easy to photograph), these eight limbs remind us that yoga is a holistic practice, affecting every aspect of our lives, from the social to the spiritual via the body, breath and mind.
This traditional treatment takes place on the floor on a comfortable mat and you remain clothed throughout. It involves the use of rhythmic palming, rocking and and acupressure techniques, along with facilitated stretching.