Workshops & Day Retreats

Unless otherwise stated, all workshops and day retreats are held in the The Lotus Room, First Floor, Unity House, 21 Fennel Street, Loughborough, LE11 1UQ. Map.

Places are limited, so all workshops need to be booked and paid for in advance. If you have to cancel, and give at least one week's notice, I will refund your payment in full. If I am able to recycle any place cancelled later than one week before the event, I will give a credit voucher which can be used for another event. For further details see Terms and Conditions of Booking.

Sunday 9 July
Mindful Mamma - Mindful Hypnobirthing™

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The Mindful Mamma class is the original one-day Mindful Hypnobirthing™ class which accompanies the bestselling book Mindful Hypnobirthing by Sophie Fletcher. In the class, you will learn simple but very effective hypnosis and mindfulness techniques including how your partner can support you during the birth by understanding what happens, why it happens and what to do about it; how your mind affects your body during labour; the importance of your birth hormones; how to make your environment comfortable, wherever you give birth; how to release any fear you may have of birthing; and how to stay in your birthing zone and in control of your own responses.
Location: The Lotus Room.
Time: 1000 - 1600.
Cost: £130, which includes mp3s for you to practice at home.

Visit http://www.mindfulmamma.co.uk/fernanda-salfity/ for more information and to book a place. Alternatively, you can contact Fernanda Salfity at fernanda.salfity@mindfulmamma.co.uk. Additional classes will be held on 20 August, 10 September and 15 October (all Sundays).

Saturday 15 July 2017
Launde Abbey Summer Day Retreat

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Nestled in peaceful country surroundings in the heart of the East Midlands, yet only 30 minutes drive from Leicester you will find the beautiful and recently refurbished Launde Abbey Retreat Centre.

Here, you can enjoy a full day of yoga, meditation, and relaxation. Coffee and homemade biscuits are served on arrival, a delicious 2-course lunch in the restaurant will be available and tea and homemade cakes before departure. There will be time to explore the grounds, discover the 'secret' walled garden or simply relax. There are plenty of comfortable indoor and outdoor seated areas including the well-stocked library.
Level: All abilities.
Location: Launde Abbey, Leics, UK. Map.
Cost: £65 booked and paid in advance.

Launde Abbey Photos

Saturday 22 July 2017
Weekend Restorative

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A supported practice that uses a variety of yoga props to allow you to hold poses for longer, giving you all of the benefits of deep, passive stretching. Restorative yoga encourages the body to rest and the mind to dissolve into a blissful state of being, as opposed to doing. Due to limited spaces (a maximum of 12), this is a repeat of the Weekend Restorative of 3 June 2017.
Level: All abilities.
Location: The Lotus Room.
Time: 1000 - 1200.
Cost: £15 booked and paid in advance.

Saturday 5 August 2017
Summer Restorative

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Restorative Yoga is a supported practice that uses a variety of yoga props to allow you to hold poses for longer, giving you all of the benefits of deep, passive stretching. Restorative yoga encourages the body to rest and the mind to dissolve into a blissful state of being, as opposed to doing. Due to limited spaces (a maximum of 12), this session will be repeated on Saturday 19 August 2017.
Level: All abilities.
Location: The Lotus Room.
Time: 1000 - 1200.
Cost: £15 booked and paid in advance.

Saturday 19 August 2017
Summer Restorative

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Restorative Yoga is a supported practice that uses a variety of yoga props to allow you to hold poses for longer, giving you all of the benefits of deep, passive stretching. Restorative yoga encourages the body to rest and the mind to dissolve into a blissful state of being, as opposed to doing. Due to limited spaces (a maximum of 12), this is a repeat of the Summer Restorative of 5 August 2017.
Level: All abilities.
Location: The Lotus Room.
Time: 1000 - 1200.
Cost: £15 booked and paid in advance.

Saturday 7 October 2017
Yoga & Creativity Morning: Dreamboards

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A mini-retreat beginning with yoga and relaxation, then downstairs to the art room for tea and cake. Create your own vision-board to represent your dreams, your goals and your ideal life. When you surround yourself with images of who you want to become, how you want to live, and what's most meaningful to you, your life will shift to match those images and desires.
Level: All abilities and no creative experience required.
Location: The Lotus Room.
Time: 1000 - 1300.
Cost: £20 booked and paid in advance. Includes yoga and relaxation, creative materials and complimentary refreshments, plus your own dreamboard to take home.

Saturday 14 October 2017
Flow & Restore

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Let go, de-stress and breathe more deeply with a combination of movement and rest. The session will begin with a series of active, energising postures balanced with the breath to stretch, strengthen, and invigorate the entire body. This will be followed by passive and deeply relaxing restorative yoga, concluding with a deep relaxation to allow energy to naturally flow to the areas of the body most in need of rejuvenation and healing.
Level: All abilities.
Location: The Lotus Room.
Time: 1000 - 1200.
Cost: £15 booked and paid in advance.

Saturday 18 November 2017
Yoga & Healing Sound (with Gregg Chapman)

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A morning of yoga and meditation, combined with the vibrations of the ancient Australian didgeridoo to bring deep relaxation and healing to mind, body and soul. (Didgeridoo sound therapy with Gregg Chapman)
Level: All abilities.
Location: The Lotus Room.
Time: 1000 - 1230.
Cost: £20 booked and paid in advance. Includes yoga and meditation tuition, didgeridoo sound therapy and complimentary refreshments.