JUNE YOGA WORKSHOPS with NATALIE BARTON and CLAIRE MACE
Saturday 22nd & Sunday 23rd June 10am-1pm
Holyhead St Mary’s Church Hall, Longford Road, Holyhead LL65 1TR
£25 for one workshop, £45 for both. Concessionary rates available.
SATURDAY WORKSHOP: SOFTNESS AND STABILITY
A Forrest Yoga workshop with Natalie Barton, assisted by Claire Mace, suitable for beginners and intermediate students
Structure is necessary to function in a world that is at times complex and chaotic. Feeling grounded and supported and strong is helpful. But when does that become too much structure? When it becomes too hard, defensive and always ‘on alert’.
Many people carry around hidden core tension on some level. This leads to an internal closing off and shutting down, and it is not always easy to let go.
In this workshop Natalie will lead you through a Forrest Yoga sequence exploring the balance between being open and being closed, between hardness and softness.
You will tune into where you hold core tension and explore softening it, but creating enough stability and structure to allow everything to flow.
Natalie Barton has been teaching yoga classes for 12 years in her home town of Leicester. For the last 6 years she has refined her teaching under the guidance of modern pioneer of yoga, Ana Forrest. Her teaching is clear, direct and inspiring.
SUNDAY WORKSHOP: THE CENTRE AND THE EDGES
A Forrest Yoga workshop with Claire Mace, assisted by Natalie Barton, suitable for beginners and intermediate students
Do you live in your centre or do you live at your edges? In this workshop we’ll explore the core, the periphery and the connections in between.
Your vital life functions are in your middle, in the very centre of your being. Your ability to move in the world, to relate to objects and others, happens through the periphery, via the arms and legs.
When you are mildly or severely stressed, then your arms and legs get ready to carry you to a place of safety. Only when you relax do your central life functions like digestion and cellular renewal work most effectively.
In this workshop Claire will guide you into an exploration of your core, your edges, and joining the dots in between them, using tools from Forrest Yoga and Restorative Yoga.
Claire has been teaching yoga classes since 2010 and has trained in Hatha Yoga, Forrest Yoga and Restorative Yoga. She is fascinated by the power of yoga to support health and longevity and to improve emotional regulation and stress levels. She will be running a Yoga Teacher training locally in 2020.
- Your yoga mat
- Two large blankets
- A yoga towel or regular towel
- A water bottle
St Mary’s Church is located between Market Street and Longford Road in Holyhead. The church hall is round to the side of the main church (not in the church). It is usually possible to park either in the car park below the church at the start of Market Street, or park above the church in the St Mary’s church and school car park just off Longford Street. If you get lost, call me on 07970 409 724.
£25 for one workshop, £45 for both workshops. Concessionary rates available if you are low-income or unwaged, please get in contact to arrange.