BEGINNERS COURSES

  • Introductory Level

    Introductory courses are suitable for complete beginners as well as those with some experience of yoga. They will focus on the basic joint warm up sequence, stance work and seated activity of Shadow Yoga.
    Courses are 6 weeks @ £66 unless otherwise stated

    Monday 6.30-7.30pm
    Nov 1 – Dec 13 
    Monique @ Waterside 50 Dame St N1 7FR 6 /7 weeks @ £66/£77
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    Wednesday 6.15-7.15pm
    Nov 10 – Dec 15
    5/6 weeks @ £55/£66
    Monique @ Claremont Anja’s Hall 24-27 White Lion St, Angel N1 9PD
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    Saturday 9.30-10.30am
    Nov 6 – Dec 18 
    Monique @ Waterside 50 Dame St N1 7FR
    6 /7 weeks @ £66/£77
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    Open Shadow Yoga class – All Levels  – Saturday @ 9 -10.15am
    Karen @ Claremont Upper Hall 24-27 White Lion St, Angel N1 9PD
     
    Class passes available for Saturday Open Shadow Yoga class : 6 classes £66/single class £12

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    Open Shadow Yoga class – All Levels  – Wednesday @ 7.30-8.30pm Karen @  The Skylight  

    Class passes available for Wednesday Open Shadow Yoga class : 6 classes £66/single class £12

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    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

  • NEW FROM JANUARY 2022 : A 3 Month program for Beginners

    This is a 3 month course designed as an introductory course for beginners or for those wishing to learn more about Shadow Yoga. The course will also offer an optional individual practice component where guidance will be given to develop a home practice. The course will run over three 4 week blocks with each block focussing on a different aspect of the practice. Each 4 week block can also be taken as a stand alone course. The Individual practice class will be held on one Saturday/month

    No previous yoga experience is required

    Karen @ Claremont Upper Hall 24-27 White Lion St, Angel N1 9PD

    Thursday 5.30-6.30 pm Jan 20 – Feb 10

    This block will focus on the basic joint warm up sequence and the stances that provide the foundation for the Shadow Yoga preludes

    Thursday 5.30-6.30 pm Feb 24 – March 17

    This 4 week block will introduce more coordination with the arms and legs with the breathing in the preliminary stances

    Thursday 5.30-6.30 pm March 31 – April 28

    This final block will cover the practice of uddiyana bandha and its application in the yoga practice to further deepen the coordination of movement and breathing

    Individual practice class Saturday 10.30 -11.30am Feb 19, March 12 & April 23

    Fees : £45 for each 4 week block or £120 for the full course/ £55 including Individual practice class or £150 for the complete course with 3 Individual practice classes

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  • Level 1

    Level 1 courses are open to all who have some yoga experience

    Tuesday 6.15-7.15pm
    Nov 2 – Dec 14
    Monique @ Claremont Upper Hall 24-27 White Lion St, Angel N1 9PD
    6 /7 weeks @ £66/£77
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  • Level 1-2

    Wednesday 7.30 – 8.30pm
    Oct 20 – Dec 15
    Karen @  The Skylight   5, 6, or 7  weeks @ £55, £66 or £77
    This course requires at least 1 years’ experience of yoga and will focus on the first two forms of Shadow Yoga, the Balakrama and Chaya Yoddha Sancalanam, seated activity and concluding practices
    * No class Nov 17 & 24
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    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
  • Level 2-3

    Wednesday 7-8.15am
    Nov 3 – Dec 1
    Monique @ Waterside 50 Dame St N1 7FR
    5 weeks @ £55
    This course is suitable for those with at least 2 years experience of Shadow yoga. It will focus on the third form of Shadow Yoga Kartikkeya Mandalam.
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    Due to social distancing guidelines spaces are limited and all classes require advance booking. Students will be required to bring their own mat.
  • Asana Anghara & Nrtta Sadhana

    Asana Anghara with Inversions and Pranayama Tuesday @ 7-8.15am  January 11 – March 15 2022

    Karen @ The Skylight

    10 weeks @ £110

    This course is open to those with experience of asana anghara and will focus on inversions and pranayama.

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    Nrtta Sadhana Wednesday @ 6.15-7.15pm January 12 – March 16 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

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    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

  • 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.

  • Deha Shuddhi Intensive Dec 2021 London

    Date/Time:

    Monday Dec 6 – Friday Dec 10 @ 7-8.30am

    Teacher: Karen Watson

    This intensive course will introduce the three modes of pranayama that constitute the Deha Shuddhi. It is open to those students who have experience of the third prelude of Shadow Yoga and who can sit comfortably in padmasana for a period of time.

    Fees: £125
    Booking:

    Email info@islingtonyoga.com to book

  • Individual Asana Intensive Dec 2021

    Date/Time:

    Monday Dec 13 – Friday Dec 17 @ 6.30-9am (Individual times allocated at 30 min intervals)

    Teacher: Karen Watson

    This one week individual asana intensive is for suitable for all levels of students who wish to consolidate their individual yoga practice.

    Fees: £125
    Booking:

    Email info@islingtonyoga.com to book

  • Balakrama Intensive Dec 13 - 17 2021 London

    Date/Time:

    Monday Dec 13 – Friday Dec 17 @ 7-8.30am

    Teacher: Monique Ledesma

    The Balakrama (Stepping into Strength) is the first Shadow Yoga Prelude, which develops strength, resilience and flexibility. It will be taught as part of the full practice format of prelude, asana and concluding activity. This is a general level course open to all with some yoga experience.

    Fees: £100/£85 Early bird before Nov 15
    Venue:

    New Hall @ The Claremont Project

    Booking:

    Email moniqueledesma@gmail.com to book

  • New Year Intensive Jan 3 -7 2022 London

    Date/Time:

    Monday Jan 3 – Friday Jan 7 @ 7-8.30am

    Teacher: Monique Ledesma

    This intensive course will focus on the second Shadow Yoga Prelude, Chaya Yoddha Sancalanam (Churning of the Shadow Warrior), which progresses from the first Prelude, with its deeper turning movements and finer coordination of the arms and legs. It will be taught as part of the full practice format of prelude, asana and concluding activity. This is a general level course open to all with some yoga experience.

    Fees: £100/£85 Early bird before Dec 1
    Venue:

    New Hall @ The Claremont Project

    Booking:

    Email moniqueledesma@gmail.com to book

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.

  • Intro to Shadow Yoga - London

    Date/Time:

    Saturday Dec 4 @ 3-5pm

    Teacher: Monique Ledesma

    Great for beginners, as well as those with experience of other styles who are new to Shadow Yoga. We will cover some basic preliminary movements, seated asanas and concluding activity. It will provide an understanding of the unique approach and overall system of Shadow Yoga, with a glimpse of the Preludes and Nrtta Sadhana (Pure Dance). Participants will be eligible to join the third week of the beginners courses, which is in the week following the workshop.

    Fees: £20
    Venue:

    Claremont Upper Hall 24-27 White Lion St, Angel N1 9PD

    Booking:

    email moniqueledesma@gmail.com to book

     

  • Kartikkeya Mandalam Autumn 2021 Vowchurch UK

    Date/Time:

    Friday November 19 – Sunday November 21 2021

    Friday @ 6-8pm

    Saturday @ 8-10am & 4-6pm

    Sunday 8-10am

    *LAST PLACES AVAILABLE

    Teacher: Karen Watson

    Join us for this energising general level course open to all who have some experience of yoga. The course will focus on the Kartikkeya Mandalam, the circular, spiralling form of Shadow Yoga.

     

    Fees: £100
    Booking:

    To book email info@islingtonyoga.com

  • Nrtta Sadhana Weekend Workshop Jan 29/30 2022- London

    Date/Time:

    Saturday Jan 29 @ 3-5pm

    Sunday Jan 30 @ 8-10am

    Teacher: Karen Watson

    This weekend workshop will focus on the 8 palms of Nrtta Sadhana and is open to those who have some experience of this form

    Fees: £50
    Venue:

    Skylight

    Booking:

    To book email info@islingtonyoga.com

RETREATS

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

  • Spring Retreat 2022 -The Comb Northumberland UK

    Date/Time:

    Thursday March 24 – Monday March 28 2022

    Teacher: Karen Watson

    This Spring retreat will focus on the third prelude of Shadow Yoga and is suitable for those who have experience of the second form of Shadow Yoga or at least 3 years experience of other forms of yoga

    Fees include tuition/accommodation and meals being brunch and evening meal of soup and salad.

    Class times will be Thursday 5-7pm/Friday – Sunday 7-9am & 4-6pm and Monday 7-9am

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

    The Comb

    Booking:

    Email info@islingtonyoga.com to book

  • Summer Solstice Retreat 2022 - Ludlow UK

    Date/Time:

    Tuesday June  14 @ 3pm – Tuesday June 21 @ 11am

    Teacher: Karen Watson

    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.

    Fees: £775 twin share/£200 non-refundable deposit to book
    Booking:

    Email info@islingtonyoga.com to book

  • Autumn Retreat Sept 23-26 2022 Hay on Wye UK

    Date/Time:

    Friday Sept 23 – Sunday Sept 25/Monday Sept 26  2022

     

    Teacher: Karen Watson

    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

     

    Fees: £360 twin share 4 classes/£375 twin share 5 classes £100 to book
    Booking:

    Email info@islingtonyoga.com to book

PREGNANCY YOGA



  • Pregnancy Yoga

    Date/Time:
    Thursday 6:30-7:30pm
    Nov 4 – Dec 9

    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.

    Fees: £66/6 weeks
    Venue:

    21 Devonia Road, N1 8JQ

    Booking:

    To book or for more information please email moniqueledesma@gmail.com

     

     

  • Postnatal Mums & Babies Yoga (online)

    Date/Time:

    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.

    Fees: £60 for 6 classes (2 month expiry)
    Venue:

    Zoom (online)

    Booking:

    To book or for more information please email moniqueledesma@gmail.com

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