Yoga

30 October Study Retreat Day

An opportunity to immerse yourself in a complete practice of active and restorative asana (postures), pranayama (breathing) and meditation. Each yoga day will be structured around a philosophical theme and is aimed at experienced practitioners and teachers. Accommodation is available for anyone that would like to travel from further afield.

Yoga

Yoga with Lucy Maresh

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.

A Space to Be

Welcome Home

Join us here in Shilbottle for yoga, massage and quiet retreats in our Airbnb accommodation.  Just a few miles from the beach, we have beautiful sea views, open countryside, big skies and a well equipped yoga studio with underfloor heating.

Established in 2009, our mission has always been to create a space for yoga, wellbeing and quiet retreats – a space to ‘just be’.

A Space to Be, Separate Together Retreat

Blooming in Your Own Way (sauca samtosa)

A rose does not compare itself with the other roses, it just blooms! This month I am writing and teaching about the Niyama - five ideas from the Yoga Sutras that are about our personal habits. I think of them as a simple yogic model of self care and am almost a little amused to… Continue reading Blooming in Your Own Way (sauca samtosa)

Separate Together Retreat

Self Care Vs Self Improvement

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