December 2017


Saturday 30th December

13.30-15.30

Vinyasa Flow Vibes

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This beautiful chakra balancing vinyasa flow session will be the perfect antidote after the inevitable Christmas indulgence!  The session will include a super stretchy and detoxifying asana sequence to inspiring music, pranayama and meditation practice and we will set our intentions for the New Year ahead.

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Price-£20

Venue- The Lab Spa, Muswell Hill, London

TO BOOK EMAIL info@rachelyogaandpilates.com

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November 2017

Saturday 18th November 

13.30-15.30
Vinyasa Flow Vibes
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Sunday 19th November 

14.15-16.15
Slow Flow & Restorative
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Focus - Satya 💚


Satya is truthfulness.
We come together in these sessions on the yoga mat in "Satsang" ( a gathering of true people)
To practice Satya not only on the mat but in our everyday lives we must try to speak, think and act truthfully in a way that causes no harm but does some good to other beings and to our planet.
Being mindful of the power our words, thoughts and actions can have on others can begin to teach us how to live a more truthful and compassionate life ..thus creating a positive karmic path for ourselves and those around us.
Saturdays session will be an up beat challenging Vinyasa Flow dance with plenty of adaptions and alternatives for all levels. Sunday we will take a beautiful slow flow sequence that will lead us in to longer held asanas moving us deep and allowing us to let go of unwanted tensions in body and mind.
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Cost-£20 for 1 class £35 for both.
Venue- The Lab Spa, Muswell Hill, London

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Email info@rachelyogaandpilates.com to book your space.
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October 2017


Saturday 7th October
White Wolf Yoga
Liverpool

12.00-14.30pm

Cost-£25

Connect with your breath- A Vinyasa Flow Workshop
with
Rachel Spain

In this workshop we will be focusing on breath or pranayama within a Vinyasa Flow class. 
We will learn pranayama exercises to energise, focus and calm the mind and there will be a beautiful flowing asana sequence that will synchronise movement and breath into a dance on the mat.
The importance of conscious breath in yoga is mountainous because without this connection the asana is just simply an exercise class. The joining of breath to asana is what makes it yoga and this is what brings on that magical effect we feel after a session. Deep conscious breath helps to calm the mind, clears out the chitter chatter, reduces anxiety, releases tension in the muscles, it is detoxifying and cleansing for the internal organs, strengthens the cardiovascular system, increases energy and makes you feel good! We spend a lot of time in shallow breath due to busy hectic life styles this eventually leads to stress, anxiety and burn out. 
Come and connect with your breath, tap into the depth, rhythm, steadiness and release of conscious breathing that will help you find balance, health and happiness in every day life.
To book email- info@rachelyogaandpilates.com

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September 2017


Dance your Asana
Saturday 23rd September
13.30-15.30


A beautifully choreographed Asana sequence that will guide from posture to posture seamlessly with attention to moving gracefully through the transitions. Expect some challenges, if you choose to take them, plenty of alternatives/adaptions to take when needed and positive happy vibes all around. All accompanied by inspiring music as always.
The intention of this practice is to find balance in grace and steadiness through the wonderful physical yoga practice of Asana. So come dance with me 🙏🏻❤️

Ahimsa- The No 1 Yama 🙏🏻🕉
Sunday 24th September
14.15-16.15

This session will be a slow flow to warm through and prepare for deeper, restorative, supported asanas that will be held for a longer period of time with the use of yoga props.
Through this deep, healing, energising session we will explore an important part of the yogic philosophy taken from Patanjalis Yoga Sutras.
We will be focusing on and learning about the first of the five Yamas ( yoga restraints). Patanjali gives us eight limbs or eight steps to reach the state of yoga. The Yamas are the first step and act as our yoga ethics.Ahimsa is the first of the five Yamas.
Possibly the most important practice that all other yoga practices stem back to is Non violence -Ahimsa.
Learn how to apply this into your practice, everyday life, relationships, thoughts and general being.
A truly cleansing and life changing part of our yoga journey happens when we live an Ahimsic life.
I wish for this session to leave you feeling calm, peaceful and full of compassion.

To book one or both sessions email me info@rachelyogaandpilates.com
Price-
£20 for one session
£35 for both sessions

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July 15th 2017


"Sunny Summer Vibes Vinyasa Flow"
A Yoga Workshop in London

@
The LabSpa, Muswell Hill, N10

13.30-15.30


A slow, grounding and flowing yoga class embracing the summer heat. 

Find the rhythm of your breath and synchronise it with the asana sequence created to some inspiring Summer tunes.
We will work with the summer heat to move deeper into our flexibility whilst maintaining alert awareness of our stability and allowing internal heat to build calmly whilst aiding the detoxifying process.
Expect a yummy deep stretch and dancey flow session that will leave you feeling revitalised, calm and content.
Happy summer vibes all round.
Hope to see you on the mat.

Price £20

Mats provided.

All levels welcome.

Booking details at- 
info@rachelyogaandpilates.com

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May 2017 

Two Yoga Workshops in London


Pure Asana- A Vinyasa Flow Yoga Workshop
with
Rachel Spain
Saturday 13th May
@ The Lab Spa Muswell Hill, London N10
13.30-15.30
Price-£20
This workshop will focus purely on Asana, the physical practice of yoga and the second limb in Patanjalis Eight Limbs of Yoga. Asana means seat and refers to the postures we perform in yoga .This class will cover many asanas through beautiful, flowing sequences along to inspiring music. You will be lead through a thorough warm up of sun salutations/surya namaskar into some strong grounding standing sequences through to deep detoxifying twists, energising backbends, juicy hip openers and the option to try arm balances and inversions. Finishing up with seated work and a sweet savasana/relaxation. Yogis/Yoginis are invited to work at their level and take alternatives or adaptions when necessary.
The class will definitely bring in some challenges but the rewards will be well worth the hard work. You’ll leave this class feeling energised, relaxed and proud of yourself.
Expect to move ( a lot) sweat, laugh and learn some new sequences.

Look forward to dancing on the mat with you.

Bookings at info@rachelyogaandpilates.com



Connect with your breath- A Vinyasa Flow Workshop

with
Rachel Spain

Sunday 14th May
@ The Lab Spa, Muswell Hill, London N10
14.15-16.15
Price-£20

In this workshop we will be focusing on the breath.
We will learn pranayama techniques for energising, focus and calming the mind. We will also learn how to synchronise the movement and the breath in a Vinyasa Flow practice catered for all levels.
The importance of the breath in yoga is mountainous because without the breath the asana is just an exercise class. The connection of the breath to the asana is what makes it yoga and this is what brings on that magical effect we feel after a yoga session. Deep conscious breath helps to calm the mind, clears out the chitter chatter, reduces anxiety, releases tension in the muscles, it is detoxifying and cleansing for the internal organs, strengthens the cardiovascular system, increases energy and makes you feel good! We spend a lot of time in shallow breath due to busy hectic life styles this eventually leads to stress, anxiety and burn out.
Come and connect with your breath and find balance, health and happiness at any time in your life.
Look forward to breathing on the mat with you.

Bookings at info@rachelyogaandpilates.com


Book both workshops and get the discounted rate of £35 :)

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Chakra Flow & Balance 

Yoga Workshop

Liverpool

with
Rachel Spain
@
White Wolf Yoga & Kitchen
Liverpool City Centre

Saturday 11th March 2017

12.00-2.30pm and 3.30-5.00pm

This workshop will take you on a journey through the chakra system, delving deep and exploring the way these colourful energy centres affect our physical, mental and spiritual well being.
We will incorporate chakra focus into a beautiful, graceful vinyasa flow sequence and learn affirmations for each chakra whilst absorbing inspiring readings along the way all these exercises helping us towards feeling balanced and content.
The first session will focus on the first 5 chakras from the root to the throat and will be a physical asana sequence with adaptions to accommodate all levels. The second session will focus on the upper two chakras moving deeper into a restorative feel with meditation and relaxation.
Ideally for the whole experience both sessions should be attended but there is also an option to take just one of the sessions.
There will be an hour break in between sessions for a delicious super healthy lunch that can be pre ordered from the amazing White Wolf Kitchen.

All levels are welcome as previously said adaptions and alternatives are always offered. Please let Rachel know of any injuries or health issues in advance by email.

If you have any questions or would like to book please email Rachel on info@rachelyogaandpilates.com

*Booking is required as spaces are limited

Vinyasa Flow Session 12.00-14.30 £25
Restorative/Meditation Session 15.30-17.00pm £15
OR
Both Sessions £35

For full info no our teacher Rachel check out her website here
www.rachelyogaandpilates.com

More info on White Wolf Yoga and Kitchen here
www.whitewolfyoga.co.uk

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Two Yoga workshops coming up in London January 2017!


Get grounded, creative and confident.

Saturday 21st January 2017
13.30-15.30
The Lab, Muswell Hill
Price £20


This workshop will focus on the lower 3 chakras. Mooladhara the root chakra to ground and steady, Swadhisthana the sacral chakra to increase creative flow and Manipura the navel chakra to boost confidence and energise. We will learn about the characteristics and qualities of each enrergy centre and practice beautiful flowing asana, pranayama and meditation to stimulate and balance each chakra. A great way to kick start 2017!


For bookings please email info@rachelyogaandpilates.com
(Spaces are limited so booking is necessary and fee is non refundable unless cancellation is received via email 14 days prior to workshop date)




Get your Flow On

Sunday 22nd January 2017


14.30-16.30
The Lab Spa Muswell Hill


Price- £20



Join me for this beautiful, flowing yoga class, focusing on the dance and elegance of movement in vinyasa flow yoga.
In our asana practice we often fixate on the final pose and the journey there gets overlooked, rushed and becomes jerky and awkward.
We will look at the all important transitions from posture to posture and learn to feel the grace of each movement synchronised with the breath, bringing fluidity and grace to our practice. We will learn a short sequence that will build through the class and be “performed” to some inspiring music.
The fluid, flowing sequence will be balanced out with some strong grounding postures, inversion practice and meditation into a sweet savasana.


For booking info please email -info@rachelyogaandpilates.com
(Spaces limited so booking is required and fee is non refundable unless cancellation is received via email 14 days prior to workshop date).


BOOK BOTH WORKSHOPS FOR A DISCOUNTED RATE OF £35

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