Studio Classes

Elements

Taking some inspiration from an Iyengar based practice, this is a slightly stronger class, with the emphasis on the detail. We will focus on static postures, on the alignment and integrity of each pose, to build strength, stamina and flexibility. As with all classes, we will take time to consider modifications to make each practice personal, and we will still take time to work with the breath. And then there is the relaxation at the end...

Meditate

Beginning with some gentle stretches and movement to ease our way towards physical stillness, and then taking you through guided meditations to bring a mental stillness too. No previous experience required.

Reset

A class designed to release tension, unravel and unwind, iron out the kinks. With gentle movement, and guided meditations, a chance to really switch off to everything else. To pause and reset.

Kids & Families

With the emphasis on fun, in our Family Yoga sessions and Kids' Yoga Workshops we will explore different aspects of a yoga practice and each class will include some physical movement, breathwork, mindfulness and relaxation.
If this is something that would interest you, then dates and details can be found on FB, or by joining the mailing list to keep in touch with everything going on at the Den

A Big Weekend

Friday 10th to Sunday 12th September 2021

 

A weekend filled with lots of different classes to try, opportunities for you to meet the teachers, to ask questions, or just pop in and have a look around

and all in a worthy cause!

All monies from classes booked for the BIG WEEKEND will be going to MyLife CIC.

Based in Standish, MyLife is an innovative charity that connects people with their communities. Through a wide variety of projects they help to make life better for people of all ages who need support to live a good life,  including children, young people and adults with disabilities, people with ill health or age-related problems, and people who generally feel lonely or isolated within their communities.

Here is what is on, when and with which teacher.

Scroll down to see more details about each class type!

FRIDAY

6:00pm ~ RESET with Tiffany

7:30pm ~ PAUSE with Siobhan

 

SATURDAY

8:30am ~ FLOW with Tiffany

10:00am ~ MOVE with Shirley

11:30am ~ BEGIN with Tiffany

2:00pm ~ REWIND (or Begin Again!) with Tiffany

4:00pm ~ UNWIND with Tina

 

SUNDAY

8:30am ~ BEGIN with Shirley

10:00am ~ CONNECT with Tina

11:30am ~ FAMILY with Tiffany

2:00pm ~ WORKSHOP with Siobhan ~ "It's more than just shapes"

4:00pm ~ MEDITATE with Tiffany

  • Each class is an hour long and £7.

  • Normal class passes aren’t valid I’m afraid BUT the more BIG WEEKEND classes you book, the cheaper it gets!

  • 2 classes for £12, 3 for £15, 4 for £16.

  • To take up the multibuy option, firstly choose which classes, then when you go to book the first one, select the pass relating to the number of classes you would like to join! Then when you book your other choices, the pass will be there waiting for you!
    OR head straight to the PASSES tab on the bookings page, and buy your pass first!

  • AND DON'T FORGET it is all in aid of charity!

Begin

A class designed for absolute beginners, helping them to find their feet - literally! This class will teach you the basic postures and the common cues, and hopefully give you the confidence to eventually join other classes. Each class will combine static poses with gentle flow and breathwork, and end with a deep guided relaxation.

Move

The most general class on the timetable, suitable for all ages and abilities with plenty of options to make it as gentle or challenging as you need. Move is also a great class for beginners or a place to make your way back to the mat after a break. In this Hatha based class, we will combine static poses with breathwork and just a little flow, designed to improve posture, strength and mobility. And we will end with a deep, guided relaxation. A chance to stretch, feel strong, breathe, relax.

Flow

Slightly stronger and with more movement than Move, but still suitable for all abilities, Flow classes are built around flowing sequences of postures. We will consider the breath as we move, and take some time to consider appropriate options and modifications, working towards increasing strength and flexibility. And as with all classes we will end with a deep, guided relaxation.

Workshop

Introducing a new monthly offering at The Den, where you are invited to delve a little deeper, or explore something new.

This month Siobhan will be explaining why yoga is "more than just shapes" and guiding you through a practice which brings it all together.

Rewind (or Begin Again!)

Maybe you've tried yoga before, but it's been a while? Perhaps something has chenged for you since you were last on a mat, or are worried that you will have forgotten everything? Maybe you are nervous about getting back to the studio?
Then this class could be just the ticket to make your way back. A little of everything, returning to basics, reminding you, and your body, of just how good it feels!

Unwind

A gentle class that focuses on meditation and breath to shed the day's stresses and strains, some stretching to ease out the kinks and a yoga 'power nap' that will in turn re-energise you for the rest of the day and alleviate that early evening slump.   Suitable for all levels from beginners upwards.

Reset

A class designed to release tension, unravel and unwind, iron out the kinks. No previous yoga experience is necessary, and barely moving from the ground the class is suitable for all. With gentle movement, and guided meditations, a chance to really switch off to everything else. To pause and reset. To find deep rest. To come back to you.

Connect

Connecting all the elements of yoga: breath, body, mind and spirit, a class that brings a holistic approach offering relaxation, asanas (postures), breath practices, meditation and some theory thrown in every now and then for good measure.  Suitable for all levels from beginners upwards.

Pause

Combining 2 techniques for ultimate relaxation. Yin yoga brings together the Eastern philosophies and Western sciences with longer held passive postures requiring you to surrender and soften to stretch that works into the connective tissue. Yoga Nidra, also known as 'yogic sleep', is an immensely powerful meditation technique and one of the easiest practices of yoga to develop and maintain. Together, yin and nidra will allow both body and mind to let go.

Meditate

Beginning with some gentle stretches and movement to ease our way towards physical stillness, and then taking you through guided meditations to bring a mental stillness too. No previous experience required.

Family

With the emphasis on fun, in our Family Yoga sessions we will explore different aspects of a yoga practice and each class will include some physical movement, breathwork, mindfulness and relaxation.

A chance for families to be on the mat together, to support each other, to giggle and have fun, and then relax.
Please note: this class is £12 per adult and child. Either just pay for the class, or buy a multibuy pass as above: booking on to FAMILY will use 2 spots to book your space! If you would like to add extra people to your family group, please get in touch

 

Please note:

Students new to The Den (online or elsewhere) will need to complete a health questionnaire in advance. When you book your first class I will email you the form to complete which must be done before participating in classes.

 

By participating in these classes you agree to the below statements:

The decision to perform any exercise is down to the individual, and the instructor cannot accept responsibility for problems during or outside of a class. The participant agrees to take full responsibility for their actions within the class and shall work within their own limits. If you are in doubt as to your fitness, please consult your doctor beforehand. 

 

The instructor shall not be held liable for any injury, loss or damage to property and/or persons sustained during or as a result of participation in this class. I agree to listen to my body and monitor myself during every class session.