Yin Training & Workshops

“I feel so lucky to have discovered your yoga classes. I have searched a long time to find the right class and I have never experienced a class quite like yours. You have a unique way of creating an energising, relaxing and inspiring class each week. The chakra workshop was the most amazing class” Hannah

1st March – Spring Yin workshop and Sound Bath at Revitalise Brighton. 2-5pm. (Booking through me!) £27 in advance/ £30 on day. NOW FULL

6th March – Yin and Yoga Nidra session at Salt Water Studios 7-9pm. £15 in advance/ £20 on day.

Seasonal Balance This Springtime – Yin & Acupuncture

14th March (10am-12.30pm) at Saltwater Studios in Worthing

A deeply nourishing workshop with acupuncturist Anne-Marie Fouche and Yoga teacher Louise Windsor integrating a unique blend of yoga, acupuncture and qigong meditation, all thoughtfully selected to enhance the benefical aspects of each other and support the energy of the season.

According to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), spring is the time of creating, cleansing, activity and movement, growth, and renewal, and is the season associated with the wood element – one of the five elements in Taoist philosophy.

After the inward focused stillness of Winter – the most yin time of the year – comes the dynamic expansion of the more yang natured Wood Element seen in the thousands of shoots, buds and leaves in plants that are exploding back into life. Now is the time of year when our own Wood Element also begins to expand.

Just like bare, dormant trees beginning to bud and blossom; we too can harness the power of spring to drop the old and usher in a fresh, beautiful new experience of health, mental clarity and emotional well-being.

It’s a great time to focus on releasing emotions (toxins) that are no longer relevant to us—specifically those rooted in anger, resentment, frustration, and lethargy.

Booking:
£35 

Booking via: www.tasteofspace.co.uk

29th March – Spring Yin workshop at Yoga Garden, Horsham. 10.30am -1.30pm (Booking through Yoga Garden) FULL!!

5th July – Heart of the Summer – a Yin workshop at the Yoga Garden, Horsham. 10.30-1.30pm. (Booking through the Yoga Garden)

An Urban Day Retreat

Saturday 3rd October 10am – 5pm
at The Loft, above Little Dippers, Brighton

Summer is the most Yang time of the year, the most social and highest energy. The transition between Summer and Autumn is a good time to slow down a little, to reconnect with yourself, to check in with how things are going, to settle after the busy past few months. It can have that back to school feeling and it can help to create some space to get clear about what is going to be best for you in your next season.

This day retreat coincides with the full moon, which is a time for practicing gratitude and to let go of what is no longer serving you. In Chinese medicine, just as in nature Autumn is the time for letting go, this day for yourself will be the opportunity for reflecting on this and connecting to your own inner wisdom to discover what will be most nourishing for you moving forward.

You can expect;
Meditation
Qi Gong
Breathwork
Yin Yoga to nourish the Lung Chi for Autumn
Guided self enquiry/journaling

The day will end with an hour long Gong Bath by the amazing Gordon Coxon (https://www.gordonsgongsoirees.com/) Gordon used to live in Brighton so some of you might have already experienced the powerful effect of his Gong Baths. He now lives in Taiwan so only comes back to visit here every now and then so this will be a real treat!

Booking:

Early Bird price (before 1st May) £70
Full price £85
Please contact Louise to book: louise@createyourself.co.uk

Lunch is not provided. The Loft is in the Laines in Brighton so there are lots of delicious places to find food nearby.

17th October – Autumn Yin workshop at the Yoga Garden. 10.30am – 1.30pm. Booking through Yoga Garden

Feedback from a yin workshop:
“Just to say: this was the slowest, deepest and physically effortless Yoga workshop ever. I felt exquisitely calm all day Sunday – in fact, the sense of quiet seemed to deepen even more. What a miraculous process!” Ruth

If you are interested in immersing yourself more in Yin Yoga you might be interested in Louise’s Yin Teacher Training courses in Brighton and Goa.

 

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“Today more than at any other time in the history of humanity, people in the West are facing tensions & stresses beyond their control….Yoga, the oldest science of life, can teach you to bring stress under control – not only on a physical level, but on mental and spiritual levels too.” – Swami Vishnu Devananda (India)

Introducing Yoga for a Peaceful Mind – a 6 week course.

This will be a deeply relaxing & meditative course. An opportunity to wind down, let go & learn tools to manage stress (and any other upsets) throughout daily life.

**** Next course TBC****

Please book in advance through me: louise@createyourself.co.uk/ 07779 150886

4 week course – £32 or drop in £10 a session (call me first though to check there is space to drop in, then if you want to join the course after, you can do so at the discounted rate if you prepay)

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Centre yourself

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How To Centre Yourself
A useful tool in times of stress.

1. Feel your connection to the earth, bring awareness to your feet and sitting bones, if you are seated. Straighten your spine as if pulling energy up from the earth right up to the crown of your head.

2. Breathe long slow deep belly breaths. Make the out breath longer and as you exhale let go.

3. Relax the middle line of your body; between your eye brows, your mouth, tongue, jaw and finally your belly.

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