Classes resumed after the holidays on Tuesday 8th January 2019. FEEL FREE TO JUST DROP IN. NEWCOMERS ALWAYS WELCOME!
Every Monday 10-11am Vinyasa Yoga
A class based loosely around the Ashtanga yoga series but with less structure and a more playful approach, often to music. Each class includes some pranayama (breathing exercises); sun salutations; standing postures; seated postures; and time for meditation, or guided relaxation. A down-to earth, energising, rejuvenating class for mixed abilities .
Every Tuesday 6.15-8.15pm Ashtanga Yoga
Ashtanga yoga full Primary Series led class, suitable to those familiar with Ashtanga yoga or for newcomers willing to take it gently and give it a go! The series includes pranayama (breathing practices); sun salutations, standing postures, seated postures, finishing postures (including shoulder stands and headstands) and meditation with guided relaxation or Yoga Nidra to finish. A dynamic, energising, class increasing strength and flexibility whilst stilling the mind.
*NEW* Beginners 6-week Ashtanga Yoga course starting on Thursday 24th January (see below)
Every Wednesday 10-11am Gentle Yoga
A class suitable for people of ALL ages and abilities comprising gentle Hatha yoga stretches to peaceful music, and Yoga Nidra - a profoundly relaxing and rejuvenating guided meditation. With a strong emphasis on breath-work, meditation and mindfulness, this class is particularly suited to people in recovery from addictions, PTSD sufferers, as well as women going through the menopause.
Every Thursday 10-11am Vinyasa Yoga
A class based loosely around the Ashtanga yoga series but with less structure and a more playful approach, often to music. Each class includes some pranayama (breathing exercises); sun salutations; standing postures; seated postures; and time for meditation, or guided relaxation. A down-to earth, energising, rejuvenating class for mixed abilities.
Thursday 6.30-7.30pm From 24th January 2019 for 6 weeks Ashtanga Yoga Beginners Course
The course will give you the opportunity to learn the basics of Yoga practice including Yogic breathing, warming Sun Salutations, foundation postures and relaxation. Come and give Yoga a try, all welcome! If you have any questions or would like to join please contact the teacher Rachel Simcock by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone/message 07531236768 The 6 week course cost is £50. Booking is essential to ensure your place on the course as there are limited spaces.
All classes at South Leith Parish Church Halls, Henderson Street, Leith There are signs to direct you where to go inside the building.
Mats are provided at each class, or please feel free to bring your own. Please also bring a warm hoodie and socks for keeping warm during the relaxation part of the class. Blankets are also provided.
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