Tue, 19 May|
New Moon Wild Woman Yoga & Yoga Nidra ONLINE
An invitation to stay connected to the seasons and cycles of our bodies and nature through movement and rest amidst all of the uncertainty and change.
Time & Location
19 May 2020, 17:00 – 18:30 BST
About The Event
New Moon Wild Woman Wind Down & Yoga Nidra
Tuesday 19th May 2020 5-6:30pm
Zoom online (link sent on booking)
An invitation to stay connected to the seasons and cycles of our bodies and nature through movement and rest amidst all of the uncertainty and change. A restful, nourishing practice for the new moon ♥
NOTE: As part of my insurance if you are new to my classes I need to have an email or phone consultation of sorts with you first. And everyone needs to fill in and return the health form before joining the session. Thank you so much for understanding ♥ Feel free to invite anyone you might like to join you.
Learn about my online classes and download the health form here: www.moonforestflow.com/onlineyogaguidance Learn more about Wild Woman Yoga here: www.moonforestflow.com/wildwomanyoga
LUNAR PHASE FOR THIS PRACTICE
NEW MOON ~ we will be approaching the new moon later in the week - the new moon is the low point of the lunar cycle, a time for rest, retreat and visioning. It also marks the start of a new cycle, an opportunity to shed old skins and step into something new.
PRACTICE FOCUS: Looking back to look forwards - envisioning a wilder future
My birthday week mixed with arriving into the premenstrual phase could make this is a feisty and playful practice. I like to wait until a day or two before class to sense into what it is I feel like bringing and of course I'll check in with you at the start to see what it is you would like <3
I feel like it will be around exploring the behaviour of hunter gatherer lifestyles and our primate ancestors in the wild to look at ways to live more in tune with our bodies wild origins. Envisioning a new and wilder future and putting some ideas together around what that might look like.
WILD WOMAN WIND DOWN
A gentle yoga practice that is fluid and adaptable to the waxing and waning of our needs and natures as women. Wild Woman Wind Down is an adaptive and feminine approach to yoga that seeks to support, nurture and empower women through all life stages and cycle phases.
An invitation to fully surrender to the seasons and cycles of your life and practice in a way that nourishes and supports your body wherever you might be in your menstrual cycle or greater life cycle. It offers full permission to be released from the expectations of consistency, predictability and infinite resource. Each practice ends with the deeply restorative and restful practice of Yoga Nidra.
The practice is both informative and experiential and includes information about how our yoga practice can best support our bodies during the difference phases and life stages.
- Gentle fluid asana (Well Woman Yoga inspired)
- Yoga asana for different phases of the menstrual cycle, stages of life (pregnancy, menopause etc.) and conditions depending on the needs of the group
- Restorative postures
- Yoga Nidra (Deep Relaxation practice)
Learn more: www.moonforestflow.com/wildwomanyoga
WHAT TO EXPECT:
Zoom as a platform offers us the chance to each see each other face to face as a group no matter where in the world we are! You can mute your end at any time and turn off your video! The link will be sent to you via email on booking. It's free and super easy to use. Please download in advance and test your audio/video to avoid any delays on your end.
Arrive early for a tea, a chat and some card pulling if you want to anytime from 16:45
Opening check in ~ at the start of the session we'll do some centring to land and arrive and then split into breakout rooms of 2-3 to share for 2-3 minutes each like we would in a women's circle, holding quiet space for each other without response or comment. Totally optional - you can always choose to not join a room and move, breath, lie down, drink tea, journal instead!
Wild Woman Yoga - Wild Woman Wind Down
~ Gentle fluid asana (Well Woman Yoga inspired)
~ Yoga asana for different phases of the menstrual cycle, stages of life (pregnancy, menopause etc.) and conditions depending on the needs of the group
~ Restorative postures
~ Yoga Nidra (Deep Relaxation practice)
Read more here: www.moonforestflow.com/wildwomanyoga
Yoga Nidra ~ Our practice will end with a Yoga Nidra, a practice of deep rest through wakeful sleep that blends the benefits of deep sleep, deep meditation and deep relaxation into one effortless practice.
Read more here: www.moonforestflow.com/yoganidra
Read more here: www.moonforestflow.com/yoganidra
MY TEACHING STYLE
When it comes to yoga I love to work hard, play hard and rest incredibly hard! I like to sweat, dance, roll around, laugh, cry, try things I don't think I can do, explore things I love and liberate myself from the confines of structure and form to invoke feelings of freedom and wildness.
I love to explore challenge as I feel yoga can reveal to us that we are capable of so much more than we think we are and helps to challenge self-limiting beliefs.
Working Towards Being Completely Permissive & Inclusive
I seek to offer an inclusive, supportive, autonomous and nurturing environment which offers the space and freedom to explore the practice in a way that suits and serves your ever shifting mental, physical and emotional needs. I am defiant and rebellious and don't enjoy being told what to do so I try not to tell you what to do either and instead use permissive invitational language whilst still providing enough containment to hold the practice space safely.
My intention: Freedom
My intention as a teacher is to invite the exploration of freedom and unearth the many individual pathways to liberation through movement, self enquiry, meditation, breath, community and rest. Exploring resistance, defences and habitual patterns through the lens of movement, meditation and relaxation to discover the freedom to breathe well, move well and live well.
I offer: Wildness
I offer movement inspired by our wild nature; playful, spontaneous, fluid, cyclical, rhythmic and self-guided and regularly weave stories, themes and ideas from daily life and nature into the practices. My teachings are very much rooted in the modern day whilst also drawing inspiration from the traditions of the practice and the old ways.
I choose: Honesty
I choose to bring the truth of how I feel to each and every class because I truly believe the more human we can be with each other, the easier it becomes for us to be human.
Explorations of the Feminine are inherently inclusive and as such these circles are open to all who identify as women including trans, non-binary or any other expression or identification of femininity. These circles value diversity of expression, experience and perspectives.
Open to all ages, life stages and cycle phases, including babies and young children (with adults).
How to Attend:
~ Click ticket link, register and choose your ticket price based on your income/situation right now
~ Choose manual payment for bank transfer, bank details will be emailed to you automatically on booking or Paypal if you prefer
~ A Zoom link will be sent to you in the confirmation email you will simply need to download the software and sign in before the time of our call
FREE to anyone who needs it via Suspended Yoga - choose the SY ticket option ♥
FREE to key workers
FREE if you're broke it's totally ok to use the Suspended Yoga programme
Name your price - If you're able to pay something towards the class choose a donation amount at checkout
Location: Zoom (link on booking)
~ Your space doesn't have to be perfect, silent and without interruption because that's just not always possible, especially right now!
~ But if you are able to carve out this time just for you that would be a real treat ♥
~ You might like to make sure everything's working at least 30 mins or so before the call so that there's time to troubleshoot
~ It might be nice to set up your space with your mat, blankets, cushions, eye cover, candles, special items, cup of tea/hot choc/cacao/coffee to make this a comfy, cosy time just for you
~ Yoga mat
~ For these slower style practices bring a few cushions and pillows, a bolster if you have one, a few blankets, eye cover, anything that will help you get really comfortable in our restorative postures and during the nidra but equally it can be a low key affair too!
~ Fully charged laptop/device with audio and video capacity if possible
~ Hot drink / water
~ Playlist (link sent separately in joining info email or your own tunes if you want music)
Choose manual payment to pay via bank transfer (details will be emailed)£12.00
Choose manual payment to pay via bank transfer (details will be emailed)£10.00
Choose manual payment to pay via bank transfer (details will be emailed)£7.00
Choose manual payment to pay via bank transfer (details will be emailed)£6.00
Choose manual payment to pay via bank transfer (details will be emailed)£3.00
Free for Key Workers
Free for key workers (also free for anyone else who needs it via suspended yoga)£0.00
Free via Suspended Yoga
Free classes via my SY Programme: https://www.moonforestflow.com/suspendedyoga£0.00