This class aims to practice and explore the fundamental yoga practices, that lead to the stilling of the turnings of the mind – the practice of yoga.
Regardless of your current ability, beginner or advanced, revisiting and understanding the basic practices and becoming more proficient in them leads to an inner stillness, knowledge and a steady foundation from which your personal practice will grow holistically, safely and progressively.
All aspects of practice will be explored, alignment, posture, focus point, attitude, breath, relaxation, concentration, meditation and philosophy.
I look forward to meeting you.
Class: Yoga Fundamentals
Rachel began her personal practice in her late teens. As a climber and fell runner yoga provided a space to recharge and explore body movement in an alternative way. Later the practices and philosophy of yoga began to inform how to move within the landscape without pushing and with more mental and physical balance, yoga came to inform all aspects of life.
Training at first with the British wheel of yoga, and then as a experiential yoga therapist with Yoga Anubhava through the British based Sara Delamore and Indian based Dr Mukund Bhole (joint director of research until 1995 of the Kaivalyadhama yoga research institute).
Rachel guides you through a practice to find space and clarity within your internal frame, helping you to engage with each practice at a level that is right for you, encouraging each student to think openly and independently. You will find the practices precise but without limitation, fun and reflective, encouraging and supportive and encompassing all aspects of the eight limbs of yoga.
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