An online yoga class for 'remembering ourselves'. We will consider the idea of nourishment at each layer of our being – body, breath, mind, heart and soul. This model of five layers of being is found in the Taitirriya Upanisad and is most commonly referred to as the panca kośa (five bodies).
As those of us in England settle in to our second national 'lockdown', here is a new yoga nidra practice called 'Gathering Our Resources'. It is an invitation to reflect on what it is we need to be nourished at all levels and to set an intention to gather those things in.
"Yoga is a process of action and reflection."Judith Hanson Lasater Sometimes we may be taking a stance, making an action or deliberately changing something about our body or our breath. At other times we allow ourselves to step back and to reflect, to remain curious and to witness ourselves from a wider perspective. Both of… Continue reading Sunday 18 October – ONLINE – Action and Reflection
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
This class will only go ahead if Northumberland changes to Tier 2 restrictions. Saturday 19 December, 9.30-11am at Shilbottle Community Hall, £10 A theme in my classes this year has been abhyāsa vairāgya, the balance of doing and being. This class will include practices that require us to take action and practices which invite us… Continue reading Saturday 19 December – Midwinter Yoga Class – Shilbottle Community Hall
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.