How would it be to take time out for yourself to explore how Mindful Yoga and Meditation might support your overall health and wellbeing?
Many of us seek the benefits that Mindful Yoga and Meditation offer – a greater sense of calm and ease amidst the busyness of life, the clarity to step back and respond more skilfully to the physical, emotional and mental challenges that life offers us and the cultivation of kindness towards ourselves and others that manifests as global happiness and wellbeing.
Through these practices we learn how to support our own physical, emotional and mental wellbeing by mindfully connecting to the body, breath, emotions and the world we inhabit. Suitable for all, each of these days are themed and will include some gentle and restorative yoga asana postures/movement, simple breathing practices and meditation bound together with teachings from the ancient practices of yoga and mindfulness.
4th May – Mindful Living
An invitation to explore how we might live and breathe the ancient teachings of yoga and mindfulness not just through our practice on the mat but into everyday life in a way that enhances both personal and collective wellbeing. How do we take that sense of peace we may feel on the yoga mat out into our everyday lives? How do we live in harmony with nature so that our actions are conducive to both personal and planetary health? How can these practices provide a sense of inner strength and resiliency needed to face the complexities of life? Can we begin to see through our conventional thoughts, emotions, behavioural patterns that often act as dark clouds hiding the sunshine within?
8th June – Mindfulness, Meditation and the Menopause!
This day is for anyone who wishes to better understand this key transition (and exciting developmental stage – yes really!) in a woman’s life. Together we will explore and experience practices that help us embrace this transformational process. Our time together will be an opportunity to share our experiences and knowledge of dealing with a key life change that can feel both liberating and unsettling. Can we, even during the most difficult of times, find contentment and purpose and what really matters to live a more authentic and meaningful life?
24th August – Communication & Connection
Using mindful yoga and meditation practices to explore how we might deal with difficult situations in a more skilful way. Understanding our own needs and feelings and finding ways to express these authentically and with kindness. We’ll practice deep listening and explore how it feels to be really present for another human being. We’ll consider empathy and how we might cultivate it towards others and in doing so foster a sense of connection and love.
12th October – Release, Rebalance, Renew with TRE®
A day of self-care as we mindfully explore how TRE® supported by yoga and meditation can help release stress and invite a sense of inner calm and peace. TRE® (Tension, Stress & Trauma Release Exercise) is a series of exercises practiced mindfully to assist the body in releasing deep muscular patterns of stress, tension and trauma. TRE® is a self-help tool that invites us to slow down and really connect to the needs of the body as a living organism. This genetically encoded tremor mechanism, that we can all easily access, gives us a simple means of calming and restoring an often overstimulated nervous system. Once learned we can use this practice on our own to move towards a more restful balanced state of being.
If you would like to know more about any of the above day retreats before booking, please get in touch.
Time: 10.00 – 16.30
2018 Dates: 4th May, 8th June, 24th August, 12th October
Location: The Meditation Centre, Dent, Cumbria, LA10 5QR
Cost: Suggested Donation £55
Book: Call The Meditation Centre Team on 07582 017396 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Time: 10.00 – 16.00
2018 Dates: TBC
Location: Parcevall Hall, Appletreewick, Skipton, BD23 6DJ