SATURDAY MORNING WORKSHOPS FOR 2015                                                                                   1. Yoga for Sport & Fitness **  MARCH 7th 9.30am–1.00pm     Redwick Hall  NP26 3EA      – £25 – Prevent injury in ligaments and tendons: release tightness in hips, hamstrings and shoulders to achieve a lightness and freedom in movement through challenging sequences and unusual postures that stretch the boundaries.  £25  2. BackContinue reading

New Class starting at Mathern Village Hall on Friday 2nd May 2014!

  Trial free class on that first Friday at 9.30am to 11.00am. Thereafter £6.50, payable by term or half-term. Are you looking for a restorative, relaxing class to de-stress and revitalise? This class is suitable for both beginners and more advanced using held positions (at your level) to release tensions throughout the body enabling easier movement and preventingContinue reading “New Class starting at Mathern Village Hall on Friday 2nd May 2014!”

Yoga in-store

News this week is that the big supermarket we have in Chepstow (subtly not mentioning the name) is to offer Yoga in some of their ‘family destination’ stores! Baby gyms and cooking are going to be offered too. Is that taking blending different activities together too far? Walk in with your yoga mat and leave withContinue reading “Yoga in-store”

Wind-down in the Willows

Magor Marsh’s Open Day invited visitors to stretch and wind-down amongst the reed beds on a hot and sunny afternoon, Saturday 20th July.  Down dogs, warriors and yoga games for younger participants joined the more familiar sights of dragonflies, herons and trees in Magor Marsh. Organiser, Kathy Barclay, reported “People really enjoyed themselves and were fully engaged in theContinue reading “Wind-down in the Willows”

Yoga for Pregnancy

Pregnancy is enhanced by the practice of gentle yoga poses, quiet periods of bringing the awareness to the breath and the growing baby within. The Daily Mail online has published an article about Hilaria Baldwin’s favourite poses for preventing back-ache during pregnancy. The Spanish born yoga teacher has produced a video on WhatToExpect.com but as some commentatorsContinue reading “Yoga for Pregnancy”

NEXT WORKSHOP

Sunday 19th May 9.30am – 1pm REDWICK VILLAGE HALL Get your body moving through flowing yoga moves, increase your stamina through strengthening exercises and feel fit as you prepare for summer days and long evenings outside. Tone your body for the beach and enjoy your summer adventures, whether it’s hiking the hills, canoeing the rivers or badminton atContinue reading “NEXT WORKSHOP”

BEAT THE BLUES

If you’re feeling blue after a long winter, psychiatrists advise heading for a yoga class. Science has now proven that yoga can help people suffering from mental illnesses; depression and anxiety, post traumatic stress, alcohol dependency, eating disorders, ADHD and epilepsy. The Yoga, The Brain and Mental Health Conference in November 2012 brought psychiatrists, scientistsContinue reading “BEAT THE BLUES”

New Yoga Class

On Wednesdays from 10th April a new class will start at the beautiful Redwick Village Hall, near Magor, at 10 – 11.30am. 6 week course beginning with a free taster session to help those who have no experience of yoga to decide if it’s right for them and give an incentive to those who wantContinue reading “New Yoga Class”

HAPPY HIPS FOR EVER! The Beijing Osteoporosis Study of 2002 found that a group of Chinese had 80% – 90% less osteoporosis in the hips than a similar group of Americans. One of the reasons attributed to this was that Chinese, whatever their age, rest and work in a ‘squat’ position. Westerners tend to useContinue reading

Get Fit for the New Year!

Feeling sluggish? Boost your energy and feel alive!  Llandogo Village Hall                Saturday 26th January 2013 10am – 1.30pm Shape up for the New Year!  After the treats and excesses of the Christmas and New Year breaks, we all check how well we’re fitting into our clothes, whether we’ve put on weight or simply how we’re feeling.Continue reading “Get Fit for the New Year!”