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. Please refer to the webpage here for details.

Session numbers are limited to ensure that everyone receives optimum attention and guidance, so pre-booking is essential. Also, please complete the Client Enrolment Form before your first visit.

All workshops need to be booked and paid for in advance. Pre-booked events are non-refundable. However, in the event of a cancellation, and with at least one week's notice, the booking fee can be commuted to a future booking. If I am able to recycle any place cancelled later than one week before the event, the booking fee can be commuted to a future booking. No-shows and cancellations within 24 hours are non-refundable. For further details see Terms and Conditions of Booking.

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.
RESERVE LIST ONLY

Sunday 20 August 2017
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 10 September, 15 October, and 26 November (all Sundays).

Thu 7 September 2017
FREE T'ai Chi taster class

A talk, demonstration and short taster class to introduce you to the ancient Chinese art of T'ai Chi. New beginners class starts the following week on Thu 14 Sep. For T'ai Chi bookings and information, please contact Stephanie Padbury on 01509 218043.
Location: The Lotus Room.
Time: 1345 - 1445.
Cost: FREE!

Saturday 23 September 2017
Autumn Restorative: Reflect & Release

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An Autumnal morning of Restorative Yoga to reconnect, reflect and release. 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.
Level: All abilities.
Location: The Lotus Room.
Time: 1000 - 1200.
Cost: £15 booked and paid in advance.
RESERVE LIST ONLY

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.
RESERVE LIST ONLY

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.
RESERVE LIST ONLY

Saturday 2 December 2017
Yoga & Creativity Morning: Aroma Malas

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A mini-retreat beginning with yoga and relaxation, then downstairs to the art room for tea and cake. Create a mala-style aroma bracelet with semi-precious crystals and lava aroma diffuser beads. Choose from a selection of organic essential oils to add to your mala. A beautiful gift for a friend or yourself - perfect to wear during your yoga, meditation and relaxation.
Level: All abilities and no creative experience required.
Location: The Lotus Room.
Time: 1000 - 1300.
Cost: £20 booked and paid in advance. yoga and relaxation, creative materials and complimentary refreshments, plus your own mala-style aroma bracelet to take home.

Saturday 23 December 2017
Winter Restorative: Rest & Retreat

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A Midwinter morning of Restorative Yoga to rest and retreat during this busy time of year. 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.
Level: All abilities.
Location: The Lotus Room.
Time: 1000 - 1200.
Cost: £15 booked and paid in advance