Jivamukti Yoga & Meditation in Essex, Cambs, Herts, London - UK
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Upcoming Events

An overview of events outside of my regular class schedule

 

Photograph © 2016 Andy Nathan, Svadhyaya Yoga.     

Yoga, Running & Injury Management (A How-To Workshop)
Jul
21
2:00 PM14:00

Yoga, Running & Injury Management (A How-To Workshop)

This might seem obvious - are you looking to:

  • Stay fit and strong?
  • Optimise performance?
  • Get the most from your training?

This workshop is specifically intended to support runners maintain and optimise performance in every run - even the casual easy ones. Doesn't matter whether you just run round the block and would like to look deeper into the subject of supporting running with expert guidance and yoga, or if you are a full blown runner's high addict knocking out ultras each weekend somewhere desolate..

Currently nursing an injury? Then come! You can get face time with Andy Powell while Siobhan is taking the group through drills and exercises.

Expect:

  • Coaching drills and exercises from an elite running coach;
  • An injury clinic with a sports physiotherapist;
  • Yoga optimised for runners by an experienced yoga teacher who recovered from running injuries through yoga.

We advise you to book now, as this will sell out. Limited Spaces.

With experts:

  • Andy Powell - Senior Physiotherapist working with The English Institute of Sport;
  • Siobhan Rootes - England Athletics Running Coach, Head Coach Race Life (and personal trainer);
  • Andy Nathan - Yoga, Mindfulness and Meditation Teacher
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Find Freedom: Retreat to the Mountains of Malaga - May 2019 Retreat
May
11
to May 18

Find Freedom: Retreat to the Mountains of Malaga - May 2019 Retreat

  • Casa Mayor Yoga Retreat Centre (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Are You Ready to Escape to the Mountains?

If you took a week's holiday and became stronger, fitter, healthier, more focused, more relaxed, more in tune with what you really want and more inspired, how could that change your life?

Imagine learning and practising the tools you need to unlock your deepest wishes and transform your life.

BOOK - HERE 

Rediscover your Magic: Yoga, Meditation & Mother Nature

Focus on your wellbeing and you for a whole week.  That feeling after class multiplied by a thousand.  No day-to-day chores, or life admin - just YOU time.  On this retreat you will learn techniques to help you: 

  • feel more relaxed and grounded
  • become physically, mentally and emotionally stronger
  • create long lasting positive change through yoga, journaling, mindfulness, and meditation 
  • Deepening your practice deepens your ability to live courageously and compassionately.   

This retreat is for you if:

  • you love being close to nature
  • you want to discover (or rediscover) how yoga, meditation & mindfulness practices can help you feel (and look) amazing
  • you want a healthy holiday that has a good balance of strong, focused yoga practices and deep relaxation (in addition to quality free time each day for rest and relaxation)
  • you want an affordable yoga holiday somewhere warm and hidden away, but also only 15 minutes drive from the nearest town (Comares) and 45 minutes drive from the sea
  • you are looking to spend quality time with like-minded people

Fees include accommodation, all yoga sessions and food (no lunch on arrival or departure days).  Flights and transfers are not included.  Nearest Airport is Malaga (45 mins by car).  Transfers can be arranged once flight details are provided and these will be at an additional cost to participants.   Car hire is another viable option.  

TERMS: Deposit is non-refundable.  Options for payment are monthly (direct debit) for 10 consecutive payments) or lump sum - final payment due 9 weeks before arrival. Full terms and conditions HERE.

Location: Casa Mayor Retreat, Malaga Mountains, Spain close to the local pine forest. Nearest town is 15 minutes away (Comares) - one of the famous and very photogenic 'pueblo blancos' or white villages, which dates back to Moorish times..  Malaga is 45 minutes drive away.  Nearest beach is 40 minutes drive away.  Accommodation is shared in twin or 3 bed rooms.  In the Farmhouse 2 twins have french windows and the 3 bed have shared bathroom facilities (there are additional showers and toilets by the yoga shala).  The remain 6 twin rooms have en suites and balconies.

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Jivamukti Yoga and the Bhagavad Gita
Jun
30
10:00 AM10:00

Jivamukti Yoga and the Bhagavad Gita

Krishna Wisdom and Jivamukti come together to present:

A full one day retreat at Bhaktivedanta Manor!

The morning will consist of a 3-hour yoga workshop with Jivamukti certified and legend Andy Nathan and the afternoon will involve Kirtan and an in-depth study of Bhagavad Gita, workshopping of key concepts with His Grace Kripamoya Mahashai.

Snacks and a Vegan lunch will be provided.

Tickets available via Eventbrite HERE

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Restore, Relax, Renew - 2 hours for You
Jun
16
2:00 PM14:00

Restore, Relax, Renew - 2 hours for You

A relaxed, calming get-away for 2 hours. Learn how to be still, deeply relax and renew your energy.

This delicious, short, afternoon will help you to feel more calm, in control and grounded, through restorative yoga, meditation and specific calming breathing exercises, finishing with a yoga nidra (guided relaxation). Perfect tools to keep you focused, calm and relaxed with the summer holidays imminent.

Limited to 12 spaces only. Reduced fee if you bring your own bolster and props.

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A Simple Recipe for Joy: Jivamukti Yoga Workshop
May
20
10:00 AM10:00

A Simple Recipe for Joy: Jivamukti Yoga Workshop

This workshop will feature the 'classic' elements of a Jivamukti yoga.  Expect deep meditation, steadying pranayama, uplifting chanting, and a physical practice of strong standing postures, lengthening side, forward and back bends, rotating around the central intention of happiness and freedom (twists) and a test of your balance (on feet and hands).  A solid heartfelt intention, single-pointed focus and dedicated practice can bring about a new way of being.  

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Instruments of Kirtan - A Day Retreat
Nov
11
10:00 AM10:00

Instruments of Kirtan - A Day Retreat

Following from the great success of our May day retreat, please join Balaram and me for another day retreat of satsang, yoga and study from 10am to 5pm. 

Tickets include a vegan lunch.  On sale HERE now!

The morning Jivamukti workshop will be all-levels and include chanting, meditation, philosophy and a dynamic asana practice. 

In the afternoon session Balaram will lead us through a workshop teaching us about the practice of kirtan and the instruments of kirtan. We will also learn to play some of these instruments!

*Please download a health form once you have registered for a class or workshop (if hosted directly by me) and bring with you,  Download the Healthcare Form HERE

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Time Out - A Day of Two Halves
Oct
8
10:00 AM10:00

Time Out - A Day of Two Halves

Re-boot Yourself!

Taking note of where we are in our lives and in time and space..  Tickets on sale HERE.  Early Bird *SOLD OUT.  

**ALSO OFFERED AS 2 HALF DAY WORKSHOPS:

  • Time Out - working out all the tension, stress, anxiety, frustration from the body, mind and spirit in the morning with a full Jivamukti Yoga workshop

  • Time In - rooted in more introverted practices such as journaling, group work, reflection, meditations and restorative yoga.

Spend the day working through various practices including chanting, meditations, mindfulness, pranayama, Jivamukti Yoga and an afternoon practice rooted in more introverted practices such as journaling, group work, reflection, meditations and restorative yoga.

Expect a complete re-boot.

*Please download a health form once you have registered for a class or workshop (if hosted directly by me) and bring with you,  Download the Healthcare Form HERE

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Bhakti Retreat - Wales w Kirtan London
Oct
1
to Oct 6

Bhakti Retreat - Wales w Kirtan London

I'm super excited to have been invited to teach Jivamukti Yoga on the Kirtan London 6 day retreat at Buckland Hall, Bwlch, Brecon, Wales between 1st-6th October.

From Yoga and Bhakti seminars to delicious, healthy feasting and of course soul stirring Kirtans with Jahnavi and friends, you're sure to have a spiritually nourishing experience.

BOOK NOW 

£365pp (in a room of 2persons) & £515pp (in a private room)
(All prices include transportation from Bhaktivedanta Manor, Aldenham, WD25 8EZ)

If you have any questions regarding the form or the retreat, please don't hesitate to contact us via: info@kirtanlondon.com

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Yoga Garden Party
Jul
29
11:45 AM11:45

Yoga Garden Party

I'm so excited to be teaching Jivamukti Yoga at this wonderful event in Kent at 11.45am.

Up to three yoga classes can be pre-booked per person at the time of booking at a cost of £10 per class.  Additional classes can be booked on the day, subject to availability.

The Yoga Garden Party 2017 will take place on Saturday 29th July at Bore Place (formerly Commonwork Farm), Kent.

Bookings go live at 9am on 8th May. Sign up to the mailing list to register your interest now. Email charityyogaday@gmail.com for further details.

 

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Yoga Connects Festival
Jul
7
to Jul 9

Yoga Connects Festival

  • Garslade Farm & Camping Site (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Excited to be teaching here!

Buy tickets HERE
What to expect? A Shamanic Opening Ceremony on Friday 7th July with Shamana Akasha Jenita Wacha followed by a shamanic trance dance. Yoga for every level in beautiful nature, live music, DJ's, The Cosmic Zone with psychics, tarot and healers, A spa to indulge in massage and relaxation therapies, fire pits to sit around connect and star gaze, Delicious Vegan and Veggie Food, 100% Plastic Free Festival and we are moving toward Leave no Trace ethos, we are a Fur Free Zone because we love animals, Acro Yoga, Experts talking on intersting and edgy subjects, visits to the famous destinations of Glastonbury Tor and Chalice Wells, spring water available to drink at the festival, childrens activities with Wild Spirits team, Gong Baths and Sound, Shamanic Opening Ceremony and talks on shamansim, Cacao Ceremonies, Exstatic dance, hugs, fun and lots of friends to welcome and surround you with loving vibes.

It is a 10 min journey to Glastonbury town and we will be supplying shuttle buses so you don't need to bring a car. Join The Connection Tribe for our new adventure!

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Jivamukti & Bhakti Yoga at the Manor
May
27
10:00 AM10:00

Jivamukti & Bhakti Yoga at the Manor

The morning will be a very special heart-opening Jivamukti Yoga workshop with Andy (modified to suit all levels of practice), and the afternoon will be filled with a tour of the manor including time at the Goshala with the sacred cows, great food, an inspiring lecture from one of the esteemed Monks and closing with a beautiful and uplifting kirtan with Balaram Nityananda and friends.

Limited spaces will be available as we are looking to keep this event intimate.
Pay only £30.

Book HERE

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Yoga Like Water Spring Retreat
Apr
27
to May 1

Yoga Like Water Spring Retreat

THIS RETREAT IS NOW SOLD OUT! 

Cannot wait for this one!  An intimate retreat by the sea.

It is such an honour to be invited offer a Jivamukti yoga class and more to support Dan Peppiatt in his vision for a yoga and meditation retreat with all proceeds going to charitable causes.

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Dec
30
6:30 PM18:30

LEAVE IT ALL BEHIND: PURIFICATION THROUGH PRACTICE - A SPECIAL END OF YEAR CLASS

A FREE END OF YEAR CLASS. 90 MINUTES IN DURATION.

Book via Camyoga website.

We will have the opportunity to choose something that is no longer serving us, burning it up and becoming purified through chanting and practice, empowered to face the New Year with positivity, determination, open hearts and open minds.

“Tapas is derived from the root “tap” meaning to blaze, burn, shine, suffer pain or consume by heat. It therefore means a burning effort under all circumstances to achieve a definite goal in life. It involves purification, self-discipline and austerity. The whole science of character-building may be regarded as practice of tapas”.  BKS Iyengar - Light on Life

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SPIRITUAL CINEMA SATSANG - WHAT IS REAL? THE STORY OF JIVAMUKTI YOGA
Nov
27
6:00 PM18:00

SPIRITUAL CINEMA SATSANG - WHAT IS REAL? THE STORY OF JIVAMUKTI YOGA

A spiritual cinema Satsang showing a recently released documentary film, 'What is Real?', featuring our Jivamukti teachers David Life & Sharon Gannon, and the inspirational worldwide yoga community they have inspired.

With tea and cookies. Donations to charity
To book please email info@yogastudioely.co.uk

'What is Real?' tells the real-life story of two visionaries, Sharon Gannon & David Life, who started teaching yoga in the Lower East Side in the mid-eighties. The yoga method they developed, Jivamukti Yoga, became wildly popular amongst New Yorkers, caught on with celebrities, and soon spread around the world.

The film is directed and narrated by South African native Jay Mac, and portrays the extraordinary journey of his life surviving personal tragedies, working in the frantic world of advertising, and how he was transformed by his journey to becoming a Jivamukti Yoga teacher.

Including rare and unseen footage from the early days of Jivamukti Yoga, with cameos by luminaries like Grammy-nominated musician Krishna Das, who began his musical career playing at the yoga studio. Celebrity practitioners Michael Franti, Sting, Donna Karan and Russell Simmons also make appearances, along with a host of many lesser-known but equally interesting yogis and local personalities.

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