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.
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 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)
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)
During the current COVID-19 public health crisis, we have had to close our doors. However, Lucy is teaching some classes online, and we invite you to join us in committing to a daily practice of 20 minutes deep relaxation via our Separate Together Retreat.