Introductory courses are suitable for complete beginners as well as those with some experience of yoga. They include a joint warm up sequence, stance work of the Shadow Yoga preludes and yogic asana or seated activity.
Courses are 6 weeks @ £66 unless otherwise stated
NB If courses need to be cancelled due to Covid-19 restrictions we will provide a full refund for classes that cannot be attended or a transfer of fees for the course to be resumed at a later date
Due to social distancing guidelines spaces are limited and all classes require advance booking. Students will be required to bring their own mats which can be stored at the venue if bagged and labelled
Level 1 courses are open to all who have some yoga experience
Class passes available for Open Shadow Yoga class : 6 classes £66/single class £12
This course will introduce the second prelude of Shadow Yoga Chaya Yoddha Sancalanam – Churning of the Shadow Warrior. It is suitable for those with experience of the Balakrama, the first Shadow Yoga prelude, or with 1-2 years experience form another school of yoga
Asana Anghara with Inversions and Pranayama Tuesday @ 7-8.15am June 7 – Aug 9 (NO CLASS June 14 & 21 and July 12)
Karen @ The Skylight
7 weeks @ £77
This course is open to those with experience of asana anghara and will focus on inversions and pranayama.
Nrtta Sadhana Wednesday @ 6.15-7.15pm June 8 – Aug 10 2022
Karen @ The Skylight
This course is open to those with experience of the third prelude of Shadow Yoga and will provide an Introduction to Nrtta Sadhana
Spaces are limited and all classes require advance booking. It is possible to check if there is drop in availability from week to week. Students will be need to bring their own mats which can be stored at the venue if bagged and labelled
Students with injuries or specific conditions that require individual attention are advised to contact Karen Watson on 0208 533 5553 or email email@example.com.
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.
Monday August 15 – Friday August 19 @ 7-8.30am
This one week intensive will focus on inversions using the linear arrangement of the third form of Shadow Yoga with the corresponding asana anghara. Students will be guided according to their limit progressing as the week goes on. It is suitable for those with experience of the Kartikkeya Mandalam
Monday August 22 – Friday August 26 @ 7-8.30am
This one week intensive will focus on the Deha Shuddhi pranayama using the circular arrangement of the third prelude as a preparation with the corresponding asana anghara. It is suitable for those with experience of the Kartikkeya Mandalam
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.
Saturday June 25 @ 10.45 -12.15pm
This workshop will be an introduction to yoga and is suitable for complete beginners as well as those from other schools of yoga who are interested in Shadow Yoga. One of the main features of Shadow Yoga is its emphasis on the coordination of movement with the breathing with both the arms and the legs. This coordination cultivates a deeper rhythm of the breath and connection with the body
Retreats provide an opportunity to immerse oneself fully in the yoga practice without the demands and distractions of everyday life.
Tuesday June 14 @ 3pm – Tuesday June 21 @ 11am
LAST SPACE AVAILABLE
This retreat will focus on the Linear Asana-Angahara 1 in the morning with preparation for inverted activity and Circular Asana-Angahara 1 in the afternoon with an emphasis on preparation for pranayama. It is suitable for those with experience of the third prelude of Shadow Yoga. Fees include accommodation and tuition being two classes/day, with a class on arrival in the afternoon and before departure on the following Tuesday morning.
The accommodation is self catering in 5 shared apartments each with two twin share bedrooms. A food delivery can be arranged on the day or alternatively you can bring your own food for the week.
The nearest town is Ludlow which is a 20 minute taxi ride away so easy to pick up supplies on the way.
Friday Sept 23 – Sunday Sept 25/Monday Sept 26 2022
Join us for this Autumn Yoga retreat in the beautiful surroundings of Racquety Farm near Hay on Wye to begin the process of drawing inwards for the months ahead. This restorative weekend will focus on the Ananda Tandava of the Nrtta Sadhana, followed by seated activity leading to internal practices of pratyahara, mudra and pranayama. It is open to all with some experience of Shadow Yoga
The first and last classes of the weekend will focus on restorative practices. Attendance can include one or both of the Friday evening and Sunday evening restorative classes for those who wish to stay Sunday evening and leave on Monday morning to make the most of the weekend
Fees include accommodation, tuition and brunch/lunch on the Saturday and Sunday
Accommodation cost is the same for 2 or 3 nights.
Friday Sept 23 @ 7-9pm Arrival and restorative class
Saturday Sept 24 @ 7-9am & 4-6pm
Sunday Sept 25 @ 7-9am
Sunday Sept 25 @ 5-7pm Restorative class
Friday Nov 18 – Sun Nov 20/Mon Nov 21 2022
Friday @ 6-8pm
Saturday 8-10am & 4-6pm
This weekend workshop is open to all levels with some yoga experience. It will focus on one of the Shadow Yoga preludes as well as seated and concluding activity to cover the full practice format of Shadow Yoga.
There is an option to book with accommodation £240 twin share or £280 single at Cothill Barn very close to the venue for the classes. The accommodation is for 3 nights and the price is the same for a two or three night stay. Note this is a self catering arrangement and meals are not included
Otherwise if you would like to find alternative accommodation fees for the course only are £100
This course is suitable for all stages of pregnancy and will introduce practices that nourish and support you physically and mentally through this incredible transformation. Common pregnancy challenges can be addressed as well as toning the pelvic floor. As you connect with yourself and your baby it builds confidence and trust preparing you for birth and parenthood.
For more information/booking please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Wednesday 10:30-11:45 Zoom (ongoing)
This course is suitable from a few days to a few weeks after giving birth, depending on how you feel. Movements are gentle and nourishing, supporting postnatal recovery. The focus is on realigning, relaxing and energising, whilst engaging with your baby playfully. Learn how to lift, carry, nurse and sooth with ease and grace. Tone the pelvic floor and abdomen once you feel ready. Always finishing with a relaxation to leave you refreshed for the day ahead, and time afterwards if you’d like to stay and chat with the other mums. Never stress about arriving late. You are in the comfort of your own home, easily nursing or changing nappies as needed. If your baby is crying you can press mute, and recordings are sent out within 24 hours.
To book or for more information please email email@example.com