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07 July 2011

From pregnancy to giving birth with yoga.

Prenatal yoga with yoga mama

Dr Françoise Barbira Freedman presents:

From pregnancy to giving birth with yoga:
A birthlight workshop
Sunday 24 July 2011 5– 7pm
Triyoga Primrose Hill
Everyone is welcome
£50 per couple or £25 for one person.

In Ayurveda, as well as in other world traditions, pregnancy is a special time for mothers to grow strong and well together with their babies.

This workshop is for mothers to be and partners (or supporting close friend or relative) and it is based on the principles of Birthlight, a charitable trust founded by Dr. Freedman.

Birthlight aims to promote the greater enjoyment of pregnancy, birth and babies using Yoga and breathing methods to enhance your and your baby’s well-being. Birth 'light' refers to giving birth lightly, without undue strain on the body and making full use of the breath, it also refers to the ‘light’ that can shine around birth. The workshop teachings are based on using the flow of breath in relaxed stretches and adapting classic yoga postures for women's needs in pregnancy, after birth and for reproductive health generally.

As well as teaching pregnancy yoga and training pregnancy yoga teachers, Françoise works as a medical anthropologist at the University of Cambridge and lectures in midwifery and women's health studies for the NHS. She considers her four children her finest accomplishment.

Call 020 7483 3344 to book for a single place - you can't do this online.

20 June 2011

Triyoga comes to the Kings Road Chelsea.


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I am so excited Triyoga is coming to my neck of the woods in Chelsea, south-west London.

Central and north London seemed to have had the monopoly on yoga studios for a number of years and the south-west was distinctly lacking on the yoga front, but not anymore!

Triyoga opens its new studios on the trendy Kings road, on Saturday 2nd of July. The new centre will have three beautiful light studios, three treatment rooms, an organic café, a juice bar, a cool area to hang out with friends and a shop.

The classes on offer will be for the complete newcomer to yoga to the more advanced Ashtanga Mysore practice. A wide range of treatments and therapies will also be available (see link belowf or more details). Triyoga often have some of the world's best yoga teachers pay them a visit. They run some of the best yoga workshops in London, which is why I'm so excited.


Free opening day yoga classes

To celebrate the opening of triyoga Chelsea, they are offering a range of free yoga classes throughout the day on Saturday 2nd July. Places are limited, so book early.

I've booked my space already... See you there!

25 October 2010

David Swenson at triyoga soho

The internationally-recognised Ashtanga yoga teacher David Swenson will be teaching at triyoga Soho from the 26th November until the 5th of December 2010. This is a great opportunity to practice with one of the “old school” Ashtanga yoga teachers.

David was my first yoga teacher way back in 1994. Since then, I have not had the chance to attend any of his classes or workshops. However, I have booked a place on the “hands on” adjustment workshop that he will be holding. There are a number of workshops on offer, from led primary series classes to a yoga teacher training intensive. So there is something for everyone!

I have mentioned to a number of my yoga students that they should take the rare chance to go and practice yoga with David. Some of them, however, feel slightly intimidated at the prospect.

When I meet him on a Greek island 16 years ago, I had no idea who he was and had never practised yoga before. David has a passion for yoga which he clearly loves to share. It is true that he can get into the most amazing poses, but he does not expect students to come along and be him. From what I remember, he was a funny, laid-back teacher who inspired me on my yogic journey and to whom I will always be grateful.

triyoga soho
2nd Floor, Kingly Court
Soho
London
W1B 5PW
Tel: 020 7483 3344
Web: www.triyoga.co.uk