Wild Woman Yoga

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Wild Woman Yoga is a practice of exploring movement that honours and nourishes our wild and cyclical ways.

It is an invitation to surrender to the flow and be released from expectations of consistency, predictability and infinite resource.

 

A shift from rigid repetition and ambition to fluid spontaneity and contentment. 

 

An encouragement to practice in a way that is fluid and adaptable to the waxing and waning of our needs and nature.

A remembering of the freedom that lies beyond form.

A call back home to our wilder selves.

Live classes

On Demand

Inclusivity

Explorations of the Feminine are inherently inclusive and as such open to all including any person who identifies as a woman, any expression or identification of femininity as well as non-binary gender expressions.


 My work is inclusive of but not exclusive to those with wombs and periods. You don't have to have a womb or periods to practice with me or join a circle but if you do I'm here to accommodate that.

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Rewilding our Bodies, Hearts & Minds

 

At the heart of my Wild Woman Yoga classes is the idea of rewilding:

Taking down fences, reinstating what has been missing and letting nature take its course. Trusting in the unfolding natural processes beyond human management to bring nature back to equilibrium.

Wild Woman Yoga is an invitation to take down the fences of our domestication, reinstate those things that have been missing and release control. Stepping into acceptance and surrender as we let nature take its course led by the wisdom of our intuitive bodies. 

Exploring a shift from the constrained, habitual, repetitive and rigid movements of a domesticated life to the liberated, intuitive, fluid, self-guided movements of a wilder one.

When we connect to autonomy, intuition, boundaries and a wild & cyclical approach in our practice it can support these important qualities in our lives off the mat. 

When we remember the fluid, non-linear, un-managed movements of our wilder ancestry it can help us to break free from using our practice as just another method of keeping our bodies under tight control.

‘The body is like an earth. It is a land unto itself. It is as vulnerable to overbuilding, being carved into parcels, cut off, over mined, and shorn of its power as any landscape. The wilder woman will not be easily swayed by redevelopment schemes. For her, the questions are not how to form but how to feel.’~ Clarissa Pinkola Estés

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Wild & Cyclical

A womxn’s yoga practice, for me, is one that honours the cyclical nature of our bodies and lives and as such can be nurturing and replenishing at certain times and fierce, wild and free at others.

 

Like the lioness we have the capacity to be both gentle, caring nurturers and fierce, fiery protectors, our wildness can be expressed in both a gentle purr and a ferocious roar.

 

As such my classes fluctuate with the phases of the moon offering an invitation to stay connected to the seasons and cycles of our bodies and nature through movement, rest and connection.

Some classes are restorative and gentle & others are more dynamic offering the space to explore different approaches for different phases of the cycle & life.

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The Class

My weekly yoga classes and on demand offerings fluctuate with the lunar phases offering an opportunity throughout the month to explore the restful, the dynamic and everything in between but you are always invited to practice at the pace you feel each and every time you arrive on your mat.

I will always offer more dynamic options when we're primarily resting and vice versa because we're all cyclical creatures and each and every day brings a different experience.

 

New Moon - Wild Woman Wind Down
Restorative . Restful . Relaxing

Restorative yoga, gentle stretching & meditation
Great for inner winter (menstruation), the inner winter of life (menopause), the 1st & 3rd trimester of pregnancy, post-natal recovery (including post loss + abortion) and when you're knackered or stressed

 

Waxing Moon - Wild Woman Yoga

Replenishing . Energising . Uplifting
Replenishing & energising movement
Great for inner spring (pre-ovulation), the 2nd trimester of pregnancy and when you need replenishing movement

 

Full Moon - Wild Free Flow
Intuitive . Wild . Free

Intuitive, wild & free - explorations of natural movement to unleash your wildness & connect to your instincts

Great for inner summer (ovulation), an energised inner autumn (luteal), the 2nd trimester of pregnancy and when you feel pumped or in need of uplifting and reinvigorating

Waning Moon - Wild Woman Wind Down
Gentle . Nourishing . Releasing 

Gentle, nourishing movement, longer held asana and a longer relaxation
Great for inner autumn (luteal phase), the inner autumn of life (peri-menopause), the 3rd trimester of pregnancy, post-natal recovery once all is well and any time you need to de-stress and chill

Your Experience

Periods

If you have periods this class will offer cycle adaptions and each week we explore practices for the different seasons of the cycle but cyclical living isn't only the remit of people with periods so you totally don't have to have periods to join us.

Pregnancy

If you are pregnant you are welcome to join from 14 weeks onwards, let me know when booking and I will offer supportive practices and adaptations. If you want to join before 14 weeks you are welcome to join the restorative new moon weeks. If you are a pregnancy yoga teacher or yoga teacher with a good awareness of how to take care of yourself in pregnancy then contact me and we can discuss. If you really want to join before 14 weeks please don't come without telling me we can work something out :) 

Post Natal & Lactating

You are welcome to join after 6 weeks or when you are ready to return to movement, let me know when booking and I will offer supportive practices and adaptations. Babies and children always welcome online and in person. Post-natal includes abortion and pregnancy loss.

Menopause

This practice is intended to be supportive of all cycle phases and life stages, let me know on booking and I will offer supportive practices and adaptations.

Non-Binary Gender Expressions

Where a class, womxn's circle or retreat is aimed at womxn, it is open to all who identify as womxn without question. 

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Explorations of the Feminine are inherently inclusive and as such open to all including any person who identifies as a woman, any expression or identification of femininity as well as non-binary gender expressions.

Well Woman Yoga Therapy

My classes are intended to be open to all who identify as womxn but can be particularly useful and helpful for:

  • Period pain

  • Endometriosis / adenomyosis

  • PCOS 

  • Fibroids/cysts

  • PMDD 

  • PMS 

  • Anovulatory cycles

  • Missing periods / missed periods

  • Fertility challenges 

  • Trying to conceive

  • Pregnancy

  • Baby loss (including abortion) recovery

  • Post-natal recovery 

  • The transition to peri-menopause 

  • The transition to menopause and beyond

  • Those without menstrual cycles and/or uterus but a desire to connect to Femininity and/or cyclical living (whether born without, no longer or never having had or transwomxn) 

  • Anxiety/depression/mental health challenges

  • Stress/burnout 

  • This list is not exhaustive but just to highlight some of the main experiences