EDINBURGH YOGA CLASS INFORMATION

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Day Time Class Level Teacher Location Buy
MON 1.30-2.30 PM Chair Yoga OPEN EVA SUNSHINE YOGA button
MON 6.00-7.30 PM Addiction Recovery OPEN JOHN SERENITY CAFE button
TUE 6.30-7.30 PM Vinyasa Flow IMP* LAURA Arthur Conan Doyle Centre button
WED 12.30-1.30 PM Gentle Flow OPEN SARAH Arthur Conan Doyle Centre button
WED 5.30-6.30 PM Gentle Flow OPEN SARAH Arthur Conan Doyle Centre button
THU 10.00-12.00 AM Move, Breathe, Learn English OPEN Naomi Saheliya button
THU 6.00-7.00 PM Vinyasa Flow OPEN AMY Arthur Conan Doyle Centre button
FRI 6.00-7.30 PM Community Yoga OPEN JOHN SERENITY CAFE button
SAT** 6.00-7.15PM LGBTQ+ Yoga OPEN AMY SANTOSA YOGA STUDIO button

IMP* Improvers – at least one term’s experience necessary.

SAT** This class is running on the 23rd June, 28th July and the 13th October.

WHERE POSSIBLE CLASSES ARE CASH FREE, PLEASE BOOK AND PRE-PAY FOR YOUR PLACE.  (JUST CLICK ON THE “+” UNDER BUY).

PUBLIC YOGA CLASSES – OUR 2018 TERM DATES

Block 1: 8th January – 1st April (12 Weeks)

1 Week Off

Block 2: 9th April – 1st July (12 Weeks)

1 Week Off

Block 3: 9th July – 30th September (12 Weeks)

Block 4: 1st October – 23rd December (12 Weeks)

WHICH CLASS?

If you are unsure of your level or have any questions about our Edinburgh yoga classes, please feel free to contact us for more details.

Gentle Flow

Suitable for absolute beginners and also seasoned yogi’s who prefer to move gently, this class concentrates on the fundamentals of a yoga practice. Focus is on connecting breath and movement, alignment and building a steady foundation as well as promoting deep relaxation. The class includes meditation, pranayama (breathing exercises) asana (postures) and savasana (deep relaxation).

Vinyasa Flow

Developing strength and flexibility through a flowing approach to yoga where the breath is used to develop a sense of connection between body and mind encouraging deep relaxation. The class will include elements of meditation, pranayama (breath work), flowing standing postures, balances, seated asana, backbends and inversions, with a strong focus on alignment to ensure a safe and satisfying flow class leading to a deep relaxation (savasana).

Chair Class

CHAIR BASED YOGA CLASS AND RELAXATION

“Yoga teaches us to cure what need not be endured and endure what can not be cured” bks iyengar

Suitable for people with long term health conditions, those living with chronic pain and also mental health disorders, this class offers you the chance to gain all the benefits a regular yoga practice offers without compromising your health by overdoing it in any way. Each session includes gentle stretching, strengthening and balancing poses as well as meditation, breathing techniques and deep relaxation.

Class is held on Mondays 1.30-2.30 at Sunshine Yoga (The Fourth Craw, 6-8 Alexander Dr, Edinburgh EH11 2RH).

Drop-in for five pounds or pay for five classes in advance for 20 pounds. If you have any questions please contact us.

LGBTQ+ Class

Suitable for all LGBTQ+ folk, beginners as well as seasoned yoga practitioners, this group provides a supportive and safe space to explore the physical, mental and spiritual benefits of yoga practice. Experienced Edinburgh Community Yoga teacher, Amy Hughes will lead a variety of yoga postures, pranayama (breathing exercises) and meditation, helping us to experience greater flexibility, strength and acceptance of ourselves whilst also ‘switching off’ to bring deep relaxation and quieten the mind. To book your place see the timetable above. Or for any questions about our Edinburgh yoga classes timetable, please contact us today.

Addiction Recovery

MARK – Minded Addiction Recovery Kit

A programme of yoga for people in recovery from addiction and substance misuse funded by MARS Goodness Grant to keep costs low. No-one will be turned away because of their financial situation.

Monday 6-7.30 – Yoga 8 week MARK course with individual coaching session from recovery/life coach.  The eight week programme offers participants the opportunity to develop invaluable skills for remaining in sobriety such as self-discipline, positive and responsible thought and action, self-reflection. Important skills of psychological regulation and tolerance of sensation can be used to downgrade cravings and as an aid to restore physiological and mental balance following substance misuse.

We advise that participants should already be sober or clean and committed to a path of recovery when beginning the MARK course and should contact a GP with any medical concerns prior to beginning.

Community Class

Our community class is open to all and is an opportunity to take time for yourself, to meet new folk and to enjoy yoga together. We offer a 90 minute hatha class which includes yoga poses, breath work and meditation and also some social time afterwards where we share food, discuss topics and sometimes watch inspirational films.

Edinburgh Community Yoga, 25 Palmerston Place EH12 5AP | Tel: 07966 502 085
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