the workshops

Dedicated to Bikram Hot and Dynamic Yoga

See what workshops we have available

 

Hippy Therapy TYQ Exclusive


with Michael Eley

14 April at 1.30pm - 75 minutes

A lot of yoga is just sitting around on the floor, in fact that’s where some of the best stuff happens! Sometimes sitting on the floor’s not so easy though, especially if you’ve got tight hips. In fact most of us do because we spend so much time sitting around on chairs. This workshop will concentrate on the hips: whether your goal is to be able to sit in lotus pose for hours on end or just to get up and sit down more easily, you’ll improve strength and flexibility of the hips. Getting the hips to move more freely often takes the pressure off the lower back and knees, and can be therapeutic for the whole body, especially if you spend a lot of time sitting (or cycling or running or lifting heavy weights or gardening or cooking or cleaning or pretty much anything...).
The workshop won’t be held in the heat, and is suitable for all levels.

Free to autopay members or drop in at £20 or class cards apply

 
 

Bikram Yoga Basics Workshop

With Martin Wieser
31 March at 1.30pm - 90 minutes

This workshop is designed for students in their first six weeks of practice. It is a great platform to deepen the understanding of the postures, get tips and individual corrections and ask questions.
Lear the correct alignment, understand therapeutic benefits of yoga and make the most of your practice.

Free to members and introductory offer holders or drop in at £20 or class cards apply

 

Spring Cleaning with Yin Yoga

with Laura McDonald
Sunday 3rd March 2019
12.30 - 2.30pm - 2 hours

Description:

As the darkness of winter fades and the green shoots start to appear, we enter the season of the wood element in Traditional Chinese Medicine. The meridians that are connected with the wood element are the Liver and Gallbladder, both organs that are responsible for the body’s natural detoxification process.

After the stagnation of winter, the earth goes through a transformation and so do we. 

In this workshop you will:

  • stretch the connective tissue of your body

  • stimulate the energy or chi flow around the myofascial meridian lines of the body

  • stimulate the flow of chi around the body with a targeted Yin postures

  • shed old layers and do some 'spring cleaning’

  • leave feeling energised and ready to make new plans

Suitable for all levels, no previous experience in Yin Yoga practice necessary

Price: £25; Unlimited monthly Members £20

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Meditation Bliss with ‘Yoga bliss with Nina’

with Nina Rashid
Sunday 17th March
1.30pm - 75 min

Join senior teacher Nina for an hour of meditation, including some gentle breathing techniques, a Metta loving kindness guided meditation, followed by a soothing, blissful guided meditation.

A lovely way to spend Sunday afternoon. Nina will also answer questions about different styles of meditation, Yoga nidra and relaxation.

Nina is also a publisher on the most popular meditation app in the world, Insight Timer.

In this class you will experience:

  • nurturing and healing powers of meditation

  • you will be guided into a state of blissful tranquility

  • meditation trains you to be resilient, the more you can learn to stay with positive and negative thoughts, emotions and physical sensations, the more strength you can bring to each moment and experience

  • feeling of being relaxed, stronger, lighter and more positive

    Price: Free to members or class card and drop in at £20

ADVANCED CLASSIC BIKRAM HOT YOGA

with Almania Colombo
Sunday 28th April
1.30pm (90 min)

Practise the classic sequence of 84 postures that make up the Bikram Advanced class with Almania Colombo, International Yoga Sport Competition Champion. This year in Beijing Almania took the gold medal. This is the second time she’s got the first place.

You don't need an "advanced" practice to try the class, just a willingness to try! This class is not suitable for first time students, and it is recommended that you are familiar with the postures from the Bikram beginners class.

In this class you will:

  • discover your potential

  • get inspired by the beauty and possibility of the body as demonstrated by Almania

  • discover how much further you can go in your practice

Price: Free to Members or class card or Drop in at £20

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Handstands, Headstands & Everything Upside Down

with Michael Eley
Sunday 24th March
1.30pm - 3.30 (2 hours)

Inversions are a great way of bringing your attention to a single point of focus. To stay balanced requires an unbroken thread of concentration. But they don’t happen overnight, you won’t get very far by randomly throwing yourself up there and hoping that something sticks!

In this practical workshop you will learn:.

  • how to build the necessary support for handstands, headstands and forearm balancing

  • how to get into inversions, how to stay in them and how to get out of them

  • how to put principles into practise to make the whole experience of inversions more familiar

Suitable for all levels: whether you can do inversions or not

Price: £25; Unlimited monthly members £20

 
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Silent Bikram Hot Yoga Class 

with Martin Wieser 
17th of March at 3.15pm, and every 3rd Sunday of the month thereafter, (90min)

Original Hot Bikram Yoga Sequence performed in silence.

Our silent class is a great way to find a new awareness of breath, stillness and focus in your practice. The teacher is practicing side by side with the students and provides minimal queues on the sequence of the poses and their timing only.

In this class you will:

  • find an opportunity to turn your attention inwards

  • listen to your breath

  • experience a more meditative practice in the way yoga is traditionally practised

  • you will reliably achieve stillness and calmness

Recommended for regular practitioners, familiar with the sequence.

Price: Free to Member or Class Card or Drop in at £20

 

Enhance your Wellbeing

Nutrition talk with Buffy Rowe
Sunday 7 April,
1.30pm - 2.45pm (75 min)

In this nutrition workshop you will:

find out ways to support your energy levels, quality of sleep, concentration, and enhance your general wellbeing.

receive tips on how to make positive dietary changes

understand how even little changes can make a huge difference.

There will be opportunity to ask questions at the end and you will receive by email information covered in the session.

Introducing Buffy Rowe (who you make recognise as one of our regular TYQers)

As a Naturopathic Nutritional Therapist Buffy supports people to reach their optimum health and well-being through diet and lifestyle advice.

She was a professional violinist for many years before becoming a nutritional therapist. Inspired by her own personal health ‘turn around’ she studied at the College of Naturopathic Medicine in London and now have a private practice based in Muswell Hill. In her clinical practice she aims that each client leaves fully empowered with the knowledge of how best to fuel their daily life and support their long term health for getting on with living!

Price: Free to members; Drop in £20 or class cards apply

 
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Gong Bath 

with Melanie Fismer
17 March at 8pm, 1 hour

Relax, release and rejuvenate with the Sound Bath.
Lie down, relax and journey inwards, as Melanie  will guide you through a soothing sound journey. Experience a healing high frequency of gongs, native flutes & shamanic drums, luring you into deep meditative states of sonic bliss...

Everything is made of vibration... everything moves, oscillates, breathes & sings with resonant frequency. Stress, an annoying tube journey, negative thought patterns, traumatic events can knock us all out of alignment...

so relax & receive a soothing sonic tonic that will subtly begin to spin your cells back into harmony.

The gongs send out pressure waves, that stimulate neurones in your frontal cortex - usually only achieved through years of meditation - so the gong takes you into deep theta states, releasing a whole orchestra of happy chemicals into your brain & body...from dopamine, seratonin, endorphins & beyond!

The healing will contribute to balancing out both hemispheres of the brain, stimulating your immune system, releasing toxins from your body & coaxing you into a happier, healthier state of mind...

Free to members or drop in at £16 or class cards apply