welcome to yoga gestalten
'Gestalt' in German means figure or form, and 'gestalten' means to shape or create something. So yoga gestalten stands for working with our bodies through yoga.
Everything we experience in life leaves an imprint on our bodies, which may manifest as tension, stress or other psychosomatic conditions. Through yoga we can reverse the process and by freeing physical tension free the mind and emotions.
For me, yoga is a never-ending exploration of the body and mind, and a way of discovering the beauty of life. As we bring the awareness to what is happening inside and where we are in the present moment, the body is encouraged to release where it is holding. That way it can start to work deeper and move more freely into yoga postures. Yoga is not about pushing and pulling but about connecting with the breath and allowing to let go, to let be. Then we can embark on a journey of restoration and transformation.
"Why are we doing yoga? ...No motivation, no aims, only an agreeable appointment for the body to look forward to. We do it for the fun of it..."
energise your life by developing body awareness
My approach to yoga is for everyone, whether you are fit and flexible, stiff and tense, young or old. There is a natural joy moving with awareness can bring to the body. Yoga can
So whether you are a regular practitioner or complete beginner, a hard training athlete or maybe recovering from illness or injury, I would love to see you on the yoga mat!
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Rejuvenating weekend retreat in Surrey
Join us for a long weekend to gain an insight into how simple yoga and meditation techniques can offer the calm and quiet needed to help you relax and reduce stress levels.
Spring Yoga Day
the new and the now
Sunday 30th March
Join an energy-boosting day of yoga and meditation to feel rejuvenated and open to new possibilities – on and off the mat.
Whether you prefer a regular practice or a deeper immersion, there are plenty of different weekly classes and regular workshops to choose from.
A 1-2-1 session may be ideal for you, if you are looking to develop your personal practice. In these bespoke sessions, the focus is on you and what you want to get out from yoga.
Try this wonderful selection of yogandha pre- and post-practice oils. Great to accompany your yoga practice, but also for everyday use.
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Looking for deep relaxation and a wonderfully energised feeling? Thai Yoga Massage can relieve stress symptoms, help with headaches, back and neck or other joint pain, release physical tension and restore a natural body-mind balance.
Whether it's a long weekend in Surrey or a whole week in Turkey, you will come back feeling healthier, lighter, much more energised and more at peace with yourself.
Treat someone to a bit of quality 'me time'! Gift vouchers are available for private tuition, class passes, Thai Yoga Massages and Manual Lymphatic Drainage.
Providing fantastic complimentary therapy to a wide range of conditions. But also the ideal treatment if you are feeling sluggish and congested or are looking for relaxation.
Do you often feel rushed off your feet, stressed and anxious? Utilising yoga techniques, this programme will provide you with the tools to manage stress with the aim of improving the quality of your personal and professional life.
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Sometimes, when I'm not on the yoga mat, I find a little time to ponder over all things yoga, and every so often it so happens that I also write down my ponderings!
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