Yin & Yum
Nov
22
11:00 AM11:00

Yin & Yum

In this yin focussed yoga session we explore yin qualities such as femininity, listening and stillness.   The feminine holds the seeds of creation and potentiality.  We are resting and restoring the body through postures that reach the connective tissues rather than the muscles.  If you find it difficult to relax or “switch off” be guided through techniques which will help you experience parasympathetic mode - the opposite of stress!  

This will be an hour long yin practice which is fully accessible to all bodies, followed by yoga nidra - a complete guided relaxation from head to toe.  

There will be a feast of yin flavoured foods and calming drinks for nourishment afterwards.

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Yum & Yang
Nov
23
11:00 AM11:00

Yum & Yang

The energy of yang is masculine, active and dynamic.  It holds the elements of light, heat, day and Earth which we cultivate in our practice through ujjai breath and postures designed to build strength.  We work through moving, flowing postures and explore the yang tissues - muscles -creating flexibility, agility and power.  We look to strengthen our core, legs and arms with a whole body physical work out involving pranayama (breathing) to ignite the fire in our bellies.  You may even build up a sweat, which is also healthy, as it is the bodies natural detoxification process!  

This is a 1.5 hour vinyasa flow class completed by savasana, all levels are welcome.

The yang meal will complete our day, we hope feel enegised by the fuel is provides post yoga.

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Snow Flow Yoga with Roxy Fitness
Nov
16
6:00 PM18:00

Snow Flow Yoga with Roxy Fitness

**This event is now full! If you'd like to be added to the wait list in case there are any cancellations, please email ecoyogasurf@gmail.com. It'll be first come, first served and we'll email you last minute if there's a free spot.**

Join me at the London Quiksilver and Roxy showrooms in Brick Lane for a snow inspired yoga class.  Yoga is the perfect way to condition our bodies for riding, as it creates more strength, flexibility, awareness, connection and control.  Pranayama (breathing) and meditation also train our minds to be calmer, clearer and more susceptible to functioning in "the zone".  

Tap into the stillness and stability of mountain energy and join team Roxy for this opportunity to explore a vinyasa flow sequence specifically for boarders.   There'll also be elements of yin to help relax and restore, so it's not all work!  Balance is the key, especially as you're gliding down the slopes.  Even if you're not into snow sports, this is a great way to take your yoga practice to the next level.  

And all for a great cause too!  There'll be a raffle with Roxy prizes and all proceeds going to Bukit Lawang Trust in Sumatra.  

Mats are provided.

The yoga is donation only, with limited spots which need to be booked, email me at ecoyogasurf@gmail.com for any questions and reserve your place here:

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Naturally Balanced
Sep
1
6:30 PM18:30

Naturally Balanced

  • Well Being Studios, MMI, st agnes (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

“Naturally Balanced” invites you to expand your awareness and embark on a holistic journey using pranayama, meditation, yin yoga, vinyasa flow and Ayurvedic based Quantum sequencing. 

This workshop is about connecting with the element of water and harnessing this energy within your body and your practice – we are 60% water after all. 

We will begin by working with the connective tissues, ligaments and fascia through yin yoga. By creating space in the “yin” tissues we allow for a greater range of movement through the joints and we can go deeper into our “yang” practice. We will seamlessly transition into sequential movement, embody the ebb and flow of the ocean through our breath and bring these two into union. Our Vinyasa flow follows the Quantum method which honours traditional Indian Ayurveda and the assessment of the “doshas”; a recognition we were born with a certain and specific balance, and any ailments we suffer with are due to an imbalance in our true nature or energetic make up.

We will work on postures to strengthen, root down and ground the Vata energy (air/movement) that tends to keep us up in our heads. Meditative core work helps to stir the Pitta (fire) in our bellies, create stronger support for our spine and encourages us to stay cool under pressure. Arm balances help challenge our sense of stability and inversions turn our world upside down stirring up the Kapha (Earth and Water) within us.

Like water we have the power to be as still as a lake or as wild as the waves. Use this workshop to explore your many sides and many layers. You will leave feeling more connected, mindful, grounded and energised!

Price: £10 per person

To reserve a place: email ecoyogasurf@gmail.com

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International Yoga Day
Jun
21
10:00 AM10:00

International Yoga Day

The International Day of Yoga aims to raise awareness worldwide of the many benefits of practicing yoga. To celebrate there are FREE beach yoga sessions in Cornwall throughout the day on Wednesday 21st June.

Simply look for the ROXY flag and join the session at the alloted time. Sessions are suitable for all levels, and are simply about joining together for health and wellbeing, taking our practice outside and enjoying the wonderful coastline Cornwall has to offer.

Beaches & times:

SOUTH FISTRAL - 10am
MAWGAN PORTH - 1pm
PORTH - 3pm
GWITHIAN - 6pm

Bring a mat/towel, water and wear flexible warm clothes.

Yoga is an ancient physical, mental and spiritual practice that originated in India. The word ‘yoga’ derives from Sanskrit and means to join or to unite, symbolizing the union of body and consciousness. Today it is practiced in various forms around the world and continues to grow in popularity.

The theme for the 2017 celebration, organized by the Permanent Mission of India to the United Nations, is 'Yoga for Health.' The theme highlights the fact that yoga can contribute in a holistic way to achieving an equilibrium between mind and body. The organizers believe that this approach to health and wellbeing can make a direct and useful contribution to humankind's quest to achieve sustainable development and move towards lifestyles that are in harmony with nature.

https://www.facebook.com/IntlDayofYoga21June/

YogaRama was founded by Natalie Fox, 300hr certified yoga instructor, specialising in vinyasa flow, yin and quantum yoga. Her classes are anchored on uniting the body with the breath, mindfully exploring movement in an alignment focussed, flowing practice and with an overall emphasis on joy!

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SURF FLOW VINYASA
Jun
21
to Aug 30

SURF FLOW VINYASA

  • Swan Dive Pilates and Yoga (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

As surfers we are looking to develop many aspects yoga has access to - balance, agility, flexibility, breath holding, core stability...  

In the heart of Cornwall's surfing mecca Newquay, we explore the marriage and synchronicity between yoga and riding waves; diving deeply into functional movement to help become a better surfer.   

To keep those more seasoned on the mat we will be playing with arm balances and inversions, with plenty of preparation poses to ensure those new to yoga move safely and confidently into a stronger practice.  

With vinyasa, the focus is the breath so dedication to Ujjai pranayama is required, as well as curiosity, awareness and self compassion.  We approach the sequences just like we approach an incoming swell, letting go of our egoic concerns and opening our heart to the lessons (and potential bliss) that arise.  

Just like the ocean, we honour the gifts our practice has to offer - most prominently, time spent undistracted and present within the moment and our bodies.

Pricing: Drop in classes are £8

Surf instructors/competitive surfers/concessions: £7

Full 11 week course: £80 (1 week free)

Email: ecoyogasurf@gmail.com to sign up

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South West Permaculture Regional Convergence 2017
Jun
9
to Jun 11

South West Permaculture Regional Convergence 2017

  • Permaculture Association (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

NURTURE THROUGH NATURE YOGA WORKSHOP

Sunday 11th June, 9-10am

Using permaculture as the framework of wisdom, yoga philosophy as a traditional spiritual and physical practice and Ayurvedia as a tool for wellbeing we can apply integrating systems and inter-connection within the body, mirroring the concept of the macrocosm and the microcosm; spiralling down into the root of people care: SELF CARE. 

During my Permaculture Design Course in New Zealand, which incorporated yoga, meditation and satsang running parallel to the practical course I was inspired to unite my understanding and love of yoga with the pillars and principles of permaculture.

We will take a journey inward, exploring and energising zone 00, with the permaculture principles as our navigation and narrative.

Suitable for all permies, new to yoga or not, flexible or not, it will be postures and techniques accessible for all!

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Jun
8
6:30 PM18:30

Spring into Summer

NURTURE THROUGH NATURE SERIES (Kapha)

Move, bend, flex and feel the burn in this active and dynamic vinyasa flow workshop.  Out with the old toxins and in with fresh prana!  Challenge your mindset and shake up any stickiness left over from your winter routine.  Longer days and allow for us to outdoor Island life and much more daily movement so embrace summer with a kickstart of energy through your yoga practice and banish any residues of winter stagnation.

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Jun
1
to Jun 3

Shifting with Ease

NURTURE THROUGH NATURE SERIES (Pitta)

As the seasons shift we can get caught up in our goals and ambitions, missing out on witnessing the gentle unfolding of each moment and the joy that comes from letting go of control.  This is a yin centred, flowing and mindful workshop, designed to allow you to slow down, tune into the heart and listen to the body so we can change gears consciously and with “stirra and sukka” (Steadiness and Ease).

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May
25
6:30 PM18:30

From Mountain to Waves

NURTURE THROUGH NATURE SERIES (Vata)

Using the foundation of mountain pose to transition into trickier balancing postures, tapping into stillness through meditation techniques and the perfection of the ujjai breath to gain a deeper understanding, stability and presence within each pose.  Learn about the art of lift in order to stand tall and ride out the wobbles that come with an integrated flow of strengthening standing and balancing postures. 

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