Paper Dress Yoga
Light and airy yoga studio located opposite Hackney Central station offering daily yoga classes. London’s first vintage-inspired yoga studio, where retro style meets the modern-day soul.

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Pranayama - Breath & Yoga Workshop

Breath workshop - Pranayama (prana=energy; yama=to guide). 
All physical, emotional, & mental stress is reflected in the breath: our breathing responds to every thought, feeling & sensation (think of the quick inhale of surprise, the exaggerated exhale in a good cry, the fast heartbeat and short, chesty breathing of anxiety).

In this workshop Tessa McLennan will show us how to work with the breath: we will practice observing it, changing it, & figure out how to feel & receive the breath with greater understanding & openness. 

We will explore the breath’s role in supporting the postures, while re-energising & rejuvenating the body. There is a strong belief that it is not muscle that enables you to hold the posture, but is the mind that creates the balance & the breath gives you the ability to hold it.

We will finish with a guided meditation to allow you to go deeper into relaxation & to help the thinking part of your brain to “switch off”. 

The workshop will include an active yoga practice, pranayama, guided meditation, & a restorative practice to leave students feeling deeply rested yet alive, clear, relaxed, & free. 

Everything is provided & all levels are welcome!

£20 in advance
£25 on the door

 

Earlier Event: May 20
Yoga & Essential Oils
Later Event: June 17
Beginners' Workshop