Transformational Breath – Relief for Asthma
There is growing evidence suggesting the efficacy of meditation in health care and the field of stress management (Chiesa and Seretti, 2009) and some potency to enhance positive feelings (Chang et al., 2004) increase pain tolerance, and reduce anxiety (Wachholtz and Pargament, 2005).
The diaphragm is a muscle located horizontally between the chest cavity and stomach cavity. Learning to utilise this muscle can optimise the amount of oxygen drawn into your lungs and strengthen your respiratory system. Breathing exercises such as “diaphragmatic” breathing, can result in fewer asthma symptoms and a better quality of life according to the NHS.
Transformational Breath is a breathing technique that combines meditation and diaphragmatic breathing in one practice. The benefits this practice can provide for asthma sufferers as a complementary treatment cannot be overstated. Here Ronica Joshi, Founder of MindBodyFeelGood and a Certified Transformational Breath Facilitator to explains its benefits to you…
An Inside Job - Finding Peace and Mindfulness
With Helen Craven
Based around Helen’s book, An Inside Job, this workshop will teach you simple and effective self-hypnosis for transformational change including: – Information on the science behind the workings of the mind – Simple techniques to work with the inner mind – How to utilise the knowledge and techniques to live out the tenets of Mindfulness.
Our low-cost Yoga Therapy Clinic at Islington is one of the only clinics in the UK to offer yoga as therapy, while at the same time providing supervised clinical experience to trainee yoga therapists.
Individual yoga therapy sessions at The Life Centre Islington are available at either 14.15 or 16.00 every Thursday afternoon
90 minute initial consultation: £20
75 minute follow-up: £20
4 appointment pass: £60
To book an appointment please contact Islington reception.
Shine Out, Tune In - A Yin & Yang Workshop
With Isabell Britsch
Shine out in a joyful heart opening vinyasa flow practice, cultivating heat and energy in the body and celebrating the abundance of life.
Then allow the body to cool down with yin and restorative poses and deep guided relaxation.
Monday Beginners Yoga Course - 4 Weeks
With Leone Roberts
This 4 week course introduces the classic body of yoga postures (asanas) and basic sequences, including sun salutations. A focus on healthy alignment principles and an introduction to breathing practices (pranayama) will help build strength, flexibility and create a foundation for your yoga practice.
Thursday Beginners Pilates Course - 4 Weeks
With Pascale Aebischer
For complete beginners, the curious or those wishing to revisit and understand the Pilates basics, this 4 week introductory course covers the fundamentals of Pilates practice. Focusing on progression, the course will work from the principles of Pilates: concentration, control, centering, flowing movement, breathing, and precision; in short, connection from the inside out.
These courses are suitable for complete beginners and for anyone looking to brush up on their yoga basics. So if you are new to yoga, or simply curious our beginner yoga courses are a perfect way to get started.
If you are staying in London over the summer, then why not take advantage of our special summer offers, so you can practice more for less?
Available to purchase from 1 July.
12 class pass for £120 – 2 classes for free! (classes must be used by 31 August)
1 week unlimited pass £30 (must be purchased by 25 August)
Introduction to Aerial Yoga
With Richard Holroyd
Come and join Richard in this exciting Introduction to Aerial Yoga. Lift your body to move as nature intended and give youself relief. It can be intimidating to try something new but we encourage you to give it a go in this safe environment where you can relax, create and be at ease.
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