We have some wonderful monthly events exploring movement arts and well-being over the next 3 months.
An evening of movement and stillness
Wednesday 2nd April, 8pm to 9.30pm
We will use gentle yoga-based movements to explore how an awareness of the body, the spine and the breath can feed into the stillness of our sitting practice. We will also use some simple therapeutic touch to see how we can support each other in finding ease and lightness in the body. This will be followed by a deep relaxation and we will finish with a short seated meditation and some time to share our experiences.
All activities will be accessible for everyone, even if you have health challenges or have never tried yoga before. The challenge for this evening is not how physically flexible you are but how fully you can inhabit the body!
Please wear comfortable clothing that you can move in. You may also want to bring some socks and something to cover up with so that you can stay warm during the relaxation. Bring your own yoga mat if you wish to or there will be some available to borrow.
Wake Up in Rhythm
Wednesday 7th May 2014, 8pm to 9.30pm
From the heart, to the beat, to the movement of your feet!
Touching the stillness and silence of our bodies,
we can hear the soft thunder of our own heartbeat.
Starting with sitting, standing and walking, we will start to feel how it is to move in rhythm. Starting from our own inner drum, we will listen and engage with both our ears and our bodies to rhythm, exploring whether the barrier we create between what is and isn’t music is more permeable than we may think…
Arrive from 7.40pm to start at 8pm.
Restorative heart-opening yoga session
Wednesday 4th June 2014, 8pm to 9.30pm
During this Wake Up in Motion evening, we will practise a gentle restorative session in the IYENGAR yoga tradition.
All these events are held in our usual venue and open to all those who have attended a Wake Up London afternoon of mindfulness. See you there!