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 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.
Location: The Lotus Room.
Time: 1000 - 1200.
Cost: £15 booked and paid in advance
RESERVE LIST ONLY

Tuesday 26 December 2017
Boxing Day Yoga: Flow & Restore

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. Restorative sessions are limited to 12 places to ensure that optimum attention is given to students, so please book early.
Level: All abilities.
Location: The Lotus Room.
Time: 1015 - 1200.
Cost: £15 booked and paid in advance.

Monday 1 January 2018
New Year Restorative: Restore & Restart

A New Year’s Day session of Restorative Yoga to restore and restart, focusing in a positive way on the year ahead. 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. Restorative sessions are limited to 12 places to ensure that optimum attention is given to students, so please book early.
Level: All.
Location: The Lotus Room.
Time: 1015 - 1200.
Cost: £15 booked and paid in advance

Saturday 20 January 2018
Yoga & Creativity Morning: One Word

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A mini-retreat beginning with yoga and relaxation, then downstairs to the art room for tea and cake. Explore and illustrate your power-word or mantra for the year ahead. Mixed media collage, creative guidance provided.
Level: All. 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 work of art (sized to fit a standard frame) to take home.

Saturday 10 February 2018
Fundraising Event: Packed with Love

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A heart-warming yoga session including a deep relaxation. The entrance fee of £15 per person will go directly to The Bridge. Our only limitation is studio size – how many people do you think we can fit into The Lotus Room?
Level: All.
Location: The Lotus Room.
Time: 1000 - 1100.
Cost: £15.

Saturday 17 February 2018
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.
Location: The Lotus Room.
Time: 1000 - 1230.
Cost: £25 booked and paid in advance. Includes yoga and meditation tuition, didgeridoo sound therapy and complimentary refreshments.

Saturday 31 March 2018
Yoga & Creativity Day Retreat: Journal of Joy

Details to come.
Level: All. No creative experience required.
Location: The Lotus Room.
Time: 1000 - 1600.
Cost: £75 booked and paid in advance. Includes yoga, meditation and relaxation, complimentary refreshments and lunch (v), creative materials and support, plus a gift to take home.

Saturday 14 July 2018
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.
Location: Launde Abbey, Leics, UK. Map.
Cost: £70 booked and paid in advance. Please contact for further information.

Launde Abbey Photos

December 2018
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. 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.