Charity Led Class – Sunday 14 December

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Annual Christmas Community Class  -  Sunday 14 December.  All proceeds going to the amazing Kids Company organisation … all welcome!

Please join Helen and Natalie for our annual Christmas Charity Class which will be held at in the lovely Studland Village Hall around the corner.  This will replace the scheduled Led Primary series class on Sunday morning and will be open to all levels of practitioner … just come and do what you can do and help us raise as much money as we can for this amazing charity. All proceeds will go towards Kids Company.

This will be a Donation only event and there will be time to get together afterwards for tea and cake.  We look forward to seeing as many of you as we can and if you can come and join us please sign up for the class online via our class schedule so that we will have an idea of numbers attending.  Thank you for your support.

Christmas Gathering and Open Afternoon

 

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We are really looking forward to seeing everyone tomorrow for our Christmas gathering.  We have had a huge interest in the morning taster classes and so some of these are now fully booked so please contact us or check online before coming to any of these so as not to be disappointed.  We still have lots of space for the closing mediation with Juliette and plenty of cake and lovely things to drink for those of you coming along to the afternoon ‘Open House’ between 1pm and 4 pm, where you can come and look around, meet us,  find out about next year’s events and enjoy some cake, hot chocolate and mulled wine. We will also have Gift vouchers for sale to use for classes or workshops next year and discounts on blocks of classes and monthly passes bought on the day.

Here is the schedule for the day, including the morning taster sessions with our lovely teachers .. these are all 20 mins long and free to join but spaces will be limited so drop us a line or book on line via our class schedule if you’d like to come along

11.00 – 11.20 Gentle yoga and Breath Awareness (Helen)
11.30 – 11.50 Intro to Ashtanga yoga (Araxy) 
12.00 – 12.20 Yoga Nidra (Nat)
12.30 – 12.50 Vinyasa flow (Tracy)


1.00 – 16.00 ‘Open House’ … pop in and say hello, have a drink and chat to the teachers about all the lovely things we have going on here … oh and did I mention that there will be cake too!

16.00 – 16.20 Closing Meditation (Juliette) … all welcome!

New Blog Post … Autumn at The Space

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New Blog Post … Autumn at The Space

What an amazing last few weeks we have had here!  It has been wonderful to welcome so many new faces to our little practice space and growing yoga community here in Studland, from the regular students in our early morning Mysore self practice classes, the new students coming along to the various evening classes here and everyone who came to join Eddie Stern’s 3 day workshop a couple of week ago.

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Christmas Charity Class … Sunday 14 December

Save the Date!  On Sunday 14th December we will be holding our annual Christmas fundraising class.  This is an opportunity to get together and practice whilst raising money for an really worth while cause.  There will also be Cake afterwards!  More details about the time and venue coming shortly …

Autumn at The Space

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What an amazing last few weeks we have had here!  It has been wonderful to welcome so many new faces to our little practice space and growing yoga community here in Studland, from the regular students in our early morning Mysore self practice classes, the new students coming along to the various evening classes here and everyone who came to join Eddie Stern’s 3 day workshop a couple of week ago.  It really was an amazing 3 days and we felt so blessed that Eddie agreed to come and share his immense knowledge and experience of yoga here with us,  all with his wonderful compassion and humour.  The lovely village hall was packed, as was most of Studland village, over the weekend as people came not just from our local community but also from across the South of England and Dorset.  We were even blessed with some more Autumn sunshine! There were many highlights over the course of the workshop but for me personally it was listening to his talk about the work with the Urban Yogis project in NYC, which was pretty inspirational … so much so that we have been inspired to start working on a similar project over here … but more of that later … It was also really wonderful to hear so many people chanting together in the afternoon sessions in our Space.  I had always thought that the accoustics here are pretty good and we certainly got to really try them out.  The sounds during the beautiful Puja blessing ceremony on the Saturday evening which Eddie led were amazing.  I felt so lucky to have been a part in creating this practice space and and overwhelming sense of how much our community can do here as we move forward into next year and beyond.  Thank you to everyone who came along to join us and a big thank you also to my wonderful support team of Rebecca Reeves, Scott Johnson, Sophie and Ella who made the whole workshop run smoothly!


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In other news, we have been busy organising some exciting events and workshops for 2015 and beyond.  These will be updated to our website and booking schedule as the details are confirmed and we will let everyone know about things first via our monthly news letters which you can subscribe to if you would like to be kept up to date.  We have also just completed another Ashtanga Foundation course here which was great.  It is always fun to be able to work with these small groups to introduce the fundamental elements of this practice and have the time to explore different things with the Students. Dates for the next course, which will be early in 2015, will be posted up soon and we have also added a new ‘Introduction to the Primary series Level 1′ class to the timetable on a Wednesday eve.  This technique class is designed as a follow on for those that have completed a Beginners / Foundation course or students who have practiced yoga before but are new to the Ashtanga vinyasa method.  The earlier level 2 class will then take students a little further, with the emphasis on developing a self practice.

There will be more classes coming to the timetable over the next few weeks including, by popular request, a new Yoga for Pregnancy class on Wednesday mornings at 10.30 starting later this month and a gentle all level led Ashtanga class on Thursday mornings. We always welcome feedback too so do let us know if there is a particular class or time that you would like to see on our schedule and we will see what we can do ….

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