BEGINNERS COURSES

Beginners Level 1 courses are for students with little or no experience of yoga and are taught as courses to ensure consistency in the teaching, essential for a sound foundation. The cost for courses is as indicated and classes are held at the same time each week in the designated venue. The date given  is the start date for each course. Course fees are non-transferable and non-refundable once the course has begun. Prior to this course fees can be refunded less 20% admin fee if notice is given at least 72 hours before the course starts.

  • Beginners Level 1

    Wednesday 7.30 – 8.30pm
    March 11 – May 6 (No class April 8)
    6,7 or 8 weeks @ £66, £77 or £80
    Monique @ Clerkenwellbeing  Book_btn
    Tuesday 7.15 – 8.15am
    March 17 -May 5 (No class March 31 & April 7)
    6 weeks @ £66
    Monique @ YogaBase Book_btn
    Thursday 7.15 – 8.15am
    March 12 -May 7 (No class April 2 & 9)
    6 weeks @ £66 or 7 weeks @ £77
    Monique @ YogaBase 
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    *Special rate £108 for 6 weeks twice/week for Beginners classes with Monique
     

    Open Shadow Yoga Class for all levels Saturday @ 9-10.15amKaren

    Claremont Upper Hall – 24 White Lion St, N1 9PD

    Class passes available for Saturday Open Shadow Yoga class : 6 classes £66  or 10 classes £100 valid for 3 months/ single class £13.

    Email info@islingtonyoga.com for more details

  • Level 1

    Monday 7.30 – 8.30pm
    March 9 – May 4 2020
    This course will introduce the first form of Shadow Yoga, the Balakrama, and is open to those with at least one year’s yoga
    experience.
    (6 ,7 or 8 weeks @ £66, £77 or £80)  Book_btn
    Wednesday 6.15 – 7.15pm
    March 11 – May 6 (No class April 8)
    6weeks @ £66 or 7 weeks @ £77
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    These courses require at least 1 years’ experience of yoga and focus on developing the coordination and rhythm of the first prelude, the Balakrama. This also provides a good  foundation for learning the second Shadow Yoga prelude, Chaya Yoddha Sancalanam.
  • Level 1-2

    Monday 6.15 – 7.15pm
    March 9 – May 4 2020 Karen @  Skylight Centre Highbury (6,7 or 8 weeks @ £66, £77 or £80) Book_btn
     
    There is some availability for  drop in attendance on the Monday 6.15pm class.
    Email info@islingtonyoga.com on Mondays to book.  Book_btn
    These courses are suitable for those with experience of the first two Shadow Yoga preludes, the Balakrama and Chaya Yoddha Sancalanam

     

     

  • Individual Instruction

    Students with injuries or specific conditions that require individual attention are advised to contact Karen Watson on 0208 533 5553 or email info@islingtonyoga.com.

INTENSIVE COURSES

Intensive courses are for students with some experience of Shadow Yoga in order to deepen their practice. They can focus on a particular prelude, the full practice format or a specific element of the practice and usually are at least one week in duration.

  • Spring Balakrama Intensive - London

    Date/Time:

    Monday March 30 – Friday April 3 @ 7-8.30am

    Teacher: Monique Ledesma

    This intensive will focus on the first Shadow Yoga prelude, the Balakrama, and seated asana. Also known as “Stepping to Strength”, the Balakrama builds strength in the legs, develops mobility in the hips and cultivates a strong connection to the centre. Uddiyana Bandha will also be taught in order to develop coordination between movement and breath. Open to those who have completed at least one Beginners Course in Shadow Yoga and those who have other yoga experience. Please email Monique on moniqueledesma@gmail.com for further information and/or bookings

    Fees: £100
    Booking:

    To book email moniqueledesma@gmail.com

  • Individual Asana Courses London August 2020

    Date/Time:

    Monday Aug 3 – Saturday Aug 8 & Monday Aug 10 – Saturday Aug 15 2020

    Start times from 6.45-8am @ 15 minute intervals Mon – Fri and group class 7-8.30am Sat

    Teacher: Karen Watson

    Individual asana courses provide the opportunity for each person to consolidate what has been introduced in the taught classes and to work at their own pace as well as challenge their specific limitations. These courses are open for all students with some experience of Shadow Yoga from beginner to more experienced levels.

    Practice times are allocated at 15 minute intervals for the Individual practice classes Mon – Fri and there is a group class on Saturday @ 7-8.30am

    Fees: £150 one week/£250 two weeks
    Booking:

    To book email info@islingtonyoga.com

    £50 deposit to book 1 week/£100 deposit to book 2 weeks

  • Nrtta Sadhana & Asana Anghara 1 Circular arrangement - Barcelona

    Date/Time:

    Friday Nov 6 – Friday Nov 13

    Nrtta Sadhana Weekend course and Individual Asana week intensive

    Friday Nov 6 @ 18.00 – 20.00/Saturday Nov 7 @ 08.00-10.00 & 16.00-18.00/Sunday Nov 8@ 08.00-10.00

    Morning start times from 06.45-0.745am Mon Nov 9 – Fri Nov 13.

    Group class Friday Nov 13 @ 18.00 -20.00

    Teacher: Karen Watson

    This one week intensive course will focus on the 8 palms of Nrtta Sadhana and is open to those with experience of the third form of Shadow Yoga. The weekend course will provide the material for the week of individual asana therefore the weekend course is necessary for attendance at the individual asana week. Each participant will be given guidance for the individual asana practice following the weekend course.

    The aim of the individual asana week is to consolidate the practice following the weekend course and to establish a sound rhythm for continuing the practice on one’s own. The benefits of such a course often continue for many months afterwards

    Fees: tbc
    Booking:

    To book email premagita@gmail.com

WORKSHOPS

Workshops provide a short exposure to Shadow Yoga preludes, full practice format or Nrtta Sadhana practice and thus provide an introduction to the subject being taught. They are usually taught over weekends.

  • Wednesday Nrtta Sadhana Workshops 2020

    Date/Time:

    Wednesday March 4 & 11 2020 @7-8.30pm

    Wednesday May 13, June 17 & July 15 2020 @ 7-8.30pm

    Teacher: Karen Watson

    These workshops will focus on Nrtta Sadhana and are suitable for those with experience of the third prelude of  Shadow Yoga or at least three years experience of other forms of yoga. Book_btn

    Fees: £18 per single workshop or £30 for 2/£45 for 3/£60 for 4 & £70 for 5
    Booking:

    To book email Karen on  info@islingtonyoga.com

  • Introduction to Nrtta Sadhana - Utrecht

    Date/Time:

    Friday March 27 – Sunday March 29 2020

    Teacher: Karen Watson

    This workshop will focus on the first form of Nrtta Sadhana, the 8 palms, and is open to those with experience of the third prelude of Shadow Yoga (Kartikkeya Mandalam)

    Fees: €175,- early bird until Feb 1 2020 and €195thereafter
    Booking:

    To book email Nicolet Montanus @ nicoletmontanus@hotmail.com

RETREATS

Retreats provide an opportunity to immerse oneself fully in the yoga practice without the demands and distractions of everyday life.

  • Winter Weekend Retreat @ Gayle's 2020

    Date/Time:

    Friday Feb 21 – Sunday Feb 23 2020 *LAST PLACES REMAINING

     

    Teacher: Karen Watson

    A weekend retreat to break up the monotony of winter and invigorate yourself for the onset of spring.  This retreat will focus on the full practice format of the second prelude of Shadow Yoga (Chaya Yoddha Sancalanam – Churning the Shadow Warrior) incorporating seated asana and preparatory work for inversions. It is open to those with previous yoga experience  Fees include shared accommodation, meals and tuition. Classes will be 5-7pm on Friday (arrival at 4pm at the venue) Sat 7-9 am & 4-6pm and Sun 7-9am. Departure will be after brunch on Sunday around 12.30-1pm

    There is a £100 non-refundable deposit upon booking

    Fees: £295
    Booking:

    Email info@islingtonyoga.com to book

  • Spring Equinox Retreat 2020 - Northumberland UK

    Date/Time:

    Thursday March 19 @ 4pm – Monday March 23@ 10am *LAST PLACES REMAINING

    Teacher: Karen Watson

    This retreat will focus on the Linear and Circular arrangements of Asana-Angahara 1 in the mornings and afternoons respectively and is suitable for those with experience of the third prelude of Shadow Yoga. Fees include accommodation/meals and tuition being two classes/day, a class on arrival on the Thursday and before departure on the Monday morning.

    Fees: £675 twin share/£200 non-refundable deposit to book
    Booking:

    Email info@islingtonyoga.com to book

  • Summer August Bank Holiday Weekend Retreat @ Gayle's 2020

    Date/Time:

    Friday Aug 28 – Monday Aug 31 2020

    Teacher: Karen Watson

    This retreat will focus on the Linear arrangement of Asana-Angahara 2 as well as preparation for inversions and is suitable for those with experience of the third prelude of Shadow Yoga.

    Fees include accommodation/meals and tuition being two classes/day, a class on arrival on the Friday evening and in the afternoon on Monday before departure at 4pm

    Fees include shared accommodation, meals and tuition. Classes will be 5-7pm on Friday (arrival at 4pm at the venue) Sat and Sun 7-9 am & 4-6pm  and Mon 7-9am and 2-3.45pm.

    There is a £100 non-refundable deposit upon booking

    Fees: £450
    Booking:

    Email info@islingtonyoga.com to book

PREGNANCY YOGA



  • Pregnancy Yoga

    Date/Time:

    As we have recently moved premises we are not offering pregnancy yoga courses at present. If you are in the first trimester the Monday 7.30-8.30pm Beginners Course may be suitable. Please email Karen on info@islingtonyoga.com for more details

    Fees:
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