November Newsletter

Moving into November…

First of all Sam and I just want to thank every one for making our launch day at the beginning of October a great success. It was wonderful to see lots of new people in the studio and current students, coming together to move, breathe and share food (not all at the same time of course).

I’m now back from my two weeks training with Jason Crandell in London. It was a fantastic two weeks, I learnt so much and am really excited to add extra dimensions to my teaching… expect to really use those feet and legs for the next month! You’ll see the feel of some of my classes change slightly as I move more into teaching alignment based Vinyasa Flow. This style moves with the breath at a steady pace with focus on alignment. Come and take practice!

As a team we’re looking forward to offering new styles of yoga, workshops for exploration and we’ll be continuing with the free yoga vibe!

Read on to find out more… and help us in continuing to build a community here at Leeds Yoga.


Wellbeing Week 1-3rd November

We are offering two free morning classes over the 3 days at 7.15am and 8.30am. You can book online for all these classes.
We are also inviting anyone new to our studio for a free class at any time over these 3 days.

So please share with your friends on Facebook 😊

This is a great opportunity to start healthy habits and put yoga and self care at the top of your to do list. I know in my life that I really have to make it a priority otherwise ‘life’ gets in the way and it’s so easy to let stress take over.
So we’d love to see you practice with us for the first or hundredth time!


Sunday Morning Dharma Yoga classes are here!

We’re super excited to welcome Amy to the team. You may have seen her covering classes over the past month and now she’ll be teaching a regular 75min Sunday class at 10.30am

Dharma Yoga is a spiritually inspiring practice, incorporating the various techniques and teachings from beloved yoga master Sri Dharma Mittra, one of the most devoted yogis of our time.
Amy is completing her 500hr hour training at the Dharma yoga center New York and is excited to be bringing the classes to Leeds Yoga, and hopes to pass on some of the joy she has experienced from this practice.
Dharma classes are energetic yet playful, and there are opportunities for modifications and variations!

Read more about Amy on our teachers page.


Upcoming Workshops

Yoga to support emotional balance.

Saturday 25th November 2-4pm

We have all had moments where our emotions have overtaken our rational mind. Where feelings of sadness, anger or grief have been so intense we’ve been unable to function. Maybe you’ve even had these feelings come to the surface during your yoga practice?

This workshop offers you ways to focus on feeling and transforming your emotional response to enable you to live a more balanced life.

I suffered with depression and anxiety for many years yet through my yoga practice i’ve come to a place where I can allow emotion to surface, release it and work with it to create a life which is fulfilling and liberating.

The workshop starts with intention setting, meditation and pranayama (breathing techniques). We shift into dynamic/yang practice to move into the heart space. Then we’ll journey deeper into heart opening and hip opening in a more yin way. We finish with restorative postures, mudra (hand gestures) and meditation to ground, restore and investigate the connection between mind and body.

You’ll leave feeling restored and revived with tools to take away for your personal practice.

Suitable for all levels.

BOOK HERE


Nourish Your Playful Inner Child

Saturday 1st December 2-4pm

From an early age we are encouraged to find purpose; discover our path by trying various activities, all in the hopes of finding some idea of direction.
Each one aiming to make us stronger, smarter, sharper and all the other attributes one could possibly desire.
Amongst all this searching, we can often miss out on the beauty of simply being. Within this process we all too often lose sight of or
even smother, an all too important part of ourselves.
This piece of the puzzle is our inner child; the wild, free and creatively unhindered aspect that is true joy.

The child within can often be the source of a lot of our unchecked or misunderstood emotions; by embracing and drawing them
forth we can uncover and release a wealth of emotion that lies bottled up deep inside us.

This workshop hopes to expose us to the potential of being truly present and connected. Expect guided meditation, creative drawing, writing and playful movement. Bring your journal and drawing/colouring pens if you have them (equipment will be provided if not) and comfortable clothes to move freely in.

Come join Sam and invite your inner child towards a more active role within your life.

All welcome.

BOOK HERE


Winter Mini Retreat

Saturday 23rd December 2-4pm

Come join me for a candle lit winter warming, balanced Yin/Yang class.

We’ll spend the first hour practicing a slow alignment based vinyasa flow moving into yummy yin to find stillness and release.

Take a break from the hectic Christmas preparations to focus on self care and leave you clear headed and ready for the festivities.

Tea, cake and light bites will be provided after class.

All welcome.

BOOK HERE


I’m excited to be back teaching this week and myself, Sam and the team wish you a wonderful autumn and look forward to seeing you on the mat soon.

Much love

Michelle, Sam and the Leeds Yoga team xXx

Launch Open Day-7th October- FREE yoga!

Hello and Welcome to Leeds Yoga!

Sam and I took over the studio at the beginning of September this year – an exciting but daunting project which is really fueled by our passion to make yoga an accessible practice for everyone! Our overall mission is to create a sanctuary in the heart of the city centre, which prioritises your well being and offers a wide variety of affordable classes to help you de-stress, unwind, develop a quieter mind and find more freedom in you body.

LAUNCH DAY EVENT

To celebrate our take-over and showcase what we have on offer, on Saturday 7th October, we will be offering FREE yoga sessions and FREE food for anyone lucky enough to get a spot. There are exclusive discounted class passes for any new students purchasing on the day.

After each 45 minute session, you can enjoy some delicious vegan food & drinks with Sam and I and our wonderful teachers.

10-12 Yoga 1 with Sam
12-2 Ashtanga Fusion with Alex
2-4 Yoga 1 with Michelle
4-6 Partner Yoga with Gerry

Book now, limited spaces available!

WIN A MONTHS FREE YOGA!

On the countdown to our launch event, we are starting an Instagram and Facebook competition which will give you a chance to WIN one month’s free yoga, clothing from @soweflow, jewellery from @upsydaisycraft, a 1-2-1 class with Sam and a yoga mat!

All you have to do is post a picture of you doing yoga somewhere weird and wonderful, tag our Facebook and/or Instagram account, tag a friend or two and include the hashtag #LeedsYogaCountdown.

Follow our socials below to stay up to date with the competition!
Facebook
Instagram

Local Business Corporate Discount

We offer corporate discounts to local business in Leeds, corporate discount passes cannot be purchased online so if you would like your staff to benefit please email us  for full details and to register your company and employees with Leeds Yoga.

For more information or to speak to us about which class is right for you, please visit our website.

Much love Michelle, Sam and Leeds Yoga Team xXx

September Newsletter

 

 


Leeds Yoga September Newsletter

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  September is here at Leeds Yoga and with it some changes!
You may or may not be aware that Sam and Michelle have taken over as Directors of the space.
As dedicated practitioners and teachers they hope to cultivate a friendly, authentic and inclusive space to practice yoga. We as a studio family want to continue to develop our city centre yoga community and look forward to hearing your ideas, so please get in touch!

In this newsletter there is information on easy booking through the MINDBODY app, new classes, new pricing structure, our presence at the Leeds Yoga and Wellbeing festival next weekend and Sam’s workshop weekend at the end of the month.

We look forward to seeing you in the studio and on the mat!

New Pricing Structure.
We have updated the pricing system and the new prices, from 1st September, are as follows:

First class £5;
Yoga Start Up £35 (Introductory offer if you’re new to us! up to 20 classes in the month ~£1.75 per class);
Yoga Mad Monthly £49 (up to 24 classes in the month ~£2 per class);
10 Class Pass £70 (£7 per class to be used in 3 months);
5 Class Pass £37.50 (£7.50 per class to be used in 2 months);
Lunchtime Drop-in £8;
Wake-up/Evening/Weekend Drop-in £10.

If you come at least once a week you’re better off buying a pass and if you’re coming twice a week or more the Yoga Mad Monthly works out most cost effective. 

Book online!

Easily book and pay for your classes and passes with MINDBODY online. Simple and easy to use, download the app to your smart phone to manage your class bookings and stay up to date with our timetable and news (the Leeds Yoga app will be removed at the end of September- MINDBODY works just the same, just in a different colour!).

Download the app here:

Apple App Store
Google Play Store

New Class!!
Yoga for Strength- Wednesday 5.15pm.

Are you looking to create more stability In your body? Are you looking to find more determination in your mind? Let Sam guide you through a practice to develop mental and physical strength. Come weekly to learn new skills and see how your body changes with regular practice.
BOOK HERE

A Weekend of Workshops with Sam

Friday 22nd September
6.30pm-9pm Fear is Fuel

An adventure in changing perspective. Discovering strength through embracing inversions! Sam will make this workshop accessible for all (and a challenge for those who want it!).

Saturday 23rd September
10.30am-1pm Freedom Within

A journey to unlock the power of the hips and emotional freedom through internal exploration.

2.30pm-5pm What’s That Behind Me?
Expand your range of motion. Shift the way in which you view mobility by crafting the building blocks of safe backbends.

Sunday 24th September
10.30am-1pm Back to Earth 
Ground yourself in the basics and reinforce the foundation of your yoga practice. Perfect for beginners and experienced practitioners alike.

Whole weekend £90
Individual workshop £25

BOOK HERE

Yorkshire Yoga, Health and Wellbeing Show 2017

Saturday 2nd September Leeds Town Hall 10.30am-5pm.

Come down and take part in all the events, grab some yummy food and check out the stands for only £5!!

Sam even has a class at 4pm – what are you waiting for?!

Check out their facebook page

  

Be sure to keep Saturday 7th October free for our Open Day Festival! Free yoga classes, mini workshops and yummy vegan treats all day. Invite your workmates, friends and family to experience Leeds Yoga.

As always, keep an eye on our website and social media channels to stay up to date with all the news.
We can’t wait to see you soon at Leeds Yoga!

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