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Workshops/News

ADULT YOGA

SHARLENE'S CREATIVE YOGA WORKSHOPS

ACCESSIBLE ASHTANGA - Explore the breath and the moving meditation of Ashtanga Yoga. Adapt the practice for where you are at in the present moment.
At The Longford Centre, Longford Road, Cannock WS11 1QN.
Sunday 18th November 2018. 10am to 3pm.
Cost £35
**FULLY BOOKED**

SUMMER OF ... ACCESSIBLE ASHTANGA ... LOVE WORKSHOPS ‘19. Wednesdays:
August 14th - focus on Standing Sequence
August 21st - focus on Seated Sequence
August 28th - focus on Finishing Sequence
6.30-8.30pm
at Littleton Green Community School, Cannock, WS12 4UD
£15 each 2hr workshop payable in advance.
More opportunities to explore Accessible Ashtanga Primary Series further.
Including pranayama, meditation and/or yoga nidra.

FUSION YOGA RETREAT at THE MOAT HOUSE ACTON TRUSSELL,
STAFFORDSHIRE, ST17 ORJ.
Saturday 12th October to Sunday 13th October 2019.
An exploration of ACCESSIBLE ASHTANGA meets FREESTYLIN’ VINYASA
and MEDITATIONS with PRANAYAMA.
Cost £110 for Saturday/Sunday or £70 for Saturday or £40 for Sunday
(please note accommodation and food is extra - all options discussed when I forward the itinerary for the weekend).
Contact me for further details.

ACCESSIBLE ASHTANGA for BACK CARE - Ashtanga Yoga can benefit those suffering from back discomfort and issues considerably if approached in a sensitive manner. Come along and enjoy this workshop full of adaptions and discovery.
At The Longford Centre, Longford Road, Cannock WS11 1QN.
Sunday 15th March 2020. 10am to 3pm.
Cost £35 (payable in advance).

FREESTYLIN’ VINYASA in the SUMMERTIME - Oftentimes we adapt our practice for the change in seasons. We will explore a summertime practice with appropriate vinyasa, pranayama, meditation and yoga nidra.
At The Longford Centre, Longford Road, Cannock WS11 1QN.
Friday 19th June 2020. 12noon to 3pm.
Cost £30 (payable in advance).

ACCESSIBLE ASHTANGA for your CONSTITUTIONAL TYPE - An exploration of how we can adapt our practice depending on our constitutional type. Achieving a sense of balance via a focus on our energy levels and our temperament.
At The Longford Centre, Longford Road, Cannock WS11 1QN.
Sunday 15th November 2020. 10am to 3pm.
Cost £35 (payable in advance).

Remember our workshops are both explorative and progressive. So I will consider your previous attendance when planning - something for everyone who attends!


ADDITIONAL WORKSHOPS AVAILABLE:

ACCESSIBLE ASHTANGA meets FREESTYLIN’ VINYASA - Oftentimes we find a posture in the Primary Practice which we may need to modify. And sometimes a mini-vinyasa is needed in order to achieve the next posture in the sequence. Creativity, discovery and exploration all the way!

ACCESSIBLE ASHTANGA with PRANAYAMA PRACTICE - An opportunity to explore Ashtanga Yoga further with appropriate exploration of pranayama practices (breathing practices) relevant to centring, asana practice and meditation.

FREESTYLIN' VINYASA - Explore the traditions of ‘vinyasa’, consider themes to create your own sequences and achieve the creative confidence to design your own sequences for you and/or your students.

ACCESSIBLE ASHTANGA - Explore the breath and the moving meditation of Ashtanga Yoga. Adapt the practice for where you are at in the present moment.

CHILDREN’S YOGA WORKSHOPS - explore many ideas for children of all ages and abilities. Create adventure stories for fun and/or to work with an existing theme i.e. in school. Consider lesson planning too!

MEDITATION MATTERS (1) - Discover effortless techniques to calm down, take stock and enjoy a free-flow of energy.

MASTERING YOUR MEDITATIONS (2) - this is a stand-alone workshop or as a follow-on workshop to MEDITATION MATTERS (1).

YOGA FOR CYCLISTS - Whether you are a mountain-biker, road-racer or leisure-rider explore cross-training with yoga.

Please note: For half day workshops, i.e. 12 noon to 3pm, it would be best to have a light lunch before the event. For an all-day workshop bring a light lunch. You shall also need usual yoga equipment - mat, block, blankets etc. These events are for those with 2 years experience of practicing Yoga. BWY and YAproff. teachers can gain 3 to 4 points towards CPD depending on the workshop chosen. Workshops are paid for in advance, refunds will only be given if I'm notified a month in advance of the event taking place.


You can now like/follow us on FACEBOOK at Cannock Yoga, Penkridge Yoga, Staffordshire Children’s Yoga, Yoga in Staffordshire and Accessible Ashtanga. See you there!


DIRECTIONS
THE LONGFORD CENTRE - Park on either car park off Wolverhampton Road (more spaces available) or Longford Road. Walk into the main building/reception and bear left for the Bracken Room.

LITTLETON GREEN COMMUNITY SCHOOL - Park on the car park. Walk to the right side of the building and there is a door-way halfway down. Go in and turn right into the SCHOOL HALL.

PRINCEFIELD FIRST SCHOOL - Park on the car park. See the entrance in front of you and walk around the left hand side of the school. The double doors will be open to the SCHOOL HALL.


NOVEMBER NEWS
It was a pleasure to teach you all during our Accessible Ashtanga day. Many ideas, much knowledge, fun and way too much cake flying around. Thank you for your continued support everyone and I’ll look forward to teaching you at the next one!

OCTOBER NEWS
I’m fond of teaching ... and very much enjoy been taught too. So on my ‘Ashtanga-Travels’ this month I was taught by Stu Girling where we explored the ‘Gatekeeper postures’ etc.

AUGUST/SEPTEMBER NEWS
Lovely challenging yoga workshops by Lucy Crawford just down the road from Old Trafford, Manchester. Much fun in August! Back to class now everyone! Yay!

JUNE NEWS
Fantastic workshops by Gregor Maehle - practicing pranayama, yogic meditation & Ashtanga Primary series. As well as philosophy & lectures. We shall explore some of Gregor’s work during our FUSION YOGA RETREAT (see above).

APRIL NEWS
Smashin’ Om Manchester show. Some fresh new articles sent out and some more on the way!

MARCH NEWS
Thank you everyone who supported our ‘Freestylin’ Vinyasa Workshop’ - lots of knowledge and creativity flying around - excellent!
Followed by BWY Yoga Fest the weekend afterwards - completely spoiled with yoga in March.

JANUARY NEWS
An excellent 4 day Ashtanga Intensive with Lucy Crawford in Cambridge. Brilliant!

NOVEMBER NEWS
Fantastic Meditation Matters (1) Workshop. Thank you to everyone who took part.
‘What a lovely workshop. I found it very soothing, liked the pace and very interesting references’.

SEPTEMBER NEWS
My article 'Finding Space with the Goddess Bhuvaneshwari' is in the OM Yoga & Lifestyle Magazine - happy days!

JUNE NEWS
Another of my articles made it into BWY's magazine Spectrum. Check out Facebook Cannock Yoga for further details.

JUNE WORKSHOP NEWS
Yoga workshops David Swenson were fantastic - exploring the primary series, inversions, bandhas and pranayama etc. June was a sound month for my own self practice/study - svadhyaya. A reminder to all our Cannock and Penkridge yogi's to keep practicing and exploring your own ideas over the summer break.