.yoga weekend workshops and courses

Oxford Yoga Weekend

with Gingi Lee

Dates

     11–1pm Saturday 8 November 2014
     2–4pm Saturday 8 November 2014
     11–1pm Sunday 9 November 2014
     2–4pm Sunday 9 November 2014

Cost £85 (4 sessions); £22 (1 session)

Payment NatWest Bank a/c no.08310483 'I.Macdonald', sort code 54-21-23, attn.Gingi.

Bookings email Ian MacDonald

Venue MORTIMER HALL, OXFORD OX3 0PH (Old Marston Village Hall) next to a small public library, 50 yards off Marston Ferry Rd, midway between Headington and Summertown, 1 miles from Oxford city centre. Ample free parking. Bring a snack as no shops nearby.

 

Saturday: Exploring the Primary Series Part 1
Introduction to the practice. Establishing breath control and core strength. Breakdown of the first half of the Primary Series, focusing on technique.

 

Saturday: Exploring the Primary Series Part 1
Breakdown of second half of the Primary Series, focusing on technique. Relaxation and meditation.

 

Sunday Mysore Self Practice

Mysore-style class. Adjustments will be given.

 

Sunday Exploring The Second Series

Introduction to the Astanga Yoga Second Series, exploring postures and focusing on technique. Asanas will be broken down and supplementary postures introduced to ease in more challenging postures! Open to all who have completed, or are near to completing, the primary series.

 

 

Yoga Beginnings

with Gingi Lee

Dates

     2–4pm Saturday 10 January 2015
     2–4pm Saturday 18 April 2015
     2–4pm Saturday 27 June 2015
     2–4pm Saturday 12 September 2015

Cost £25

 

This 2-hour workshop is for those who are interested in starting a yoga practice but would like to dip their toes in first before joining a regular class or a longer course. The workshop will look at the foundations of movement and breath synchronisation, giving insight in to yoga and its many benefits as well as elements of meditation, breath work and relaxation.

Book online HERE

 

 

Establishing a Mysore Practice

with Gingi Lee

Dates

     2–4pm Saturday 7 February 2015
     2–4pm Saturday 6 June 2015
     2–4pm Saturday 31 October 2015
Cost: £25

 

This workshops is ideal for people who have been working in the led classes (Level 2 & 3) and are interested in making the transition to Mysore Self Practice classes. The workshop will demystify the Mysore experience and delve in to the theory, philosophy and application of this powerful and life-changing practice. It will give you confidence to move in to the Mysore classes and establish your own self practice where you can work to your own breath and explore yoga as a moving meditation.

Book online HERE

 


Exploring Adjustments

with Gingi Lee

Dates
     2–5.30pm Saturday 7 March 2015 (with 30 minute break)

     2–5.30pm Saturday 3 October 2015 (with 30 minute break)
Cost: £45

 

Primarily geared towards teachers and trainee teachers, this workshop is also suitable for those practitioners wishing to deepen their personal practice. Receiving hands-on adjustments can be powerful and integral part of developing an advanced physical yoga practice and this practical workshop will focus on that essential process. In this workshop we will explore:
     • The physical and energetic experience of being adjusted and the      benefits of a good adjustment
     • How to tune into the adjustment to experience it in its fullest way      (but also see the signs of when things don't feel right).
     • How the lines of energy work in your body with the movement      the teacher is directing you towards as (s)he moves with you
     • Tuning into the breath and energetic lifts (bandahs) as you      receive adjustments in order to deepen the experience.

Book online HERE

 

 

Relaxation & Meditation

with Gingi Lee

Dates
     2–4pm Saturday 9 May 2015

     2–4pm Saturday 14 November 2015
Cost: £25

 

Completely unwind, relieve stress and discover a place of deep inner calm. This workshop uses restorative yoga postures and qigong to reduce stress and enhance the process of complete relaxation. The outcome is a feeling of lightness, stillness, rejuvenation and a sense of connection to the inner self. Meditation and breathing techniques will quieten the mind, encourage a letting go of distractions and will help balance your emotional state in a positive way. The aim of this workshop is to give you the fundamentals to incorporate in to your own yoga practice or everyday life.

Book online HERE