MEET THE FAMILY - TEACHERS, MOVERS & SHAKERS
Meet the movement guides that will be keeping us on our toes.
A diverse and authentic line-up of yogis, dancers, martial artists, circus performers and aerial artists!
‘Exploring the Panca Maya’ – Exploration of the panca maya- the five dimensions of human being. We will look specifically how they can be engaged with to inform physical, asana practice.
Then we will focus in on deeper exploration of one of these 5 dimensions by honing into study of the prana maya- the dimension of energy.
Incorporating simple chanting and bhavana (which means ‘instrument of becoming’) to promote deep concentration.
An accessible practice suitable for any practitioner.
Chloe Alex Stock
This workshop is all about bringing length and flexibility through dynamic partner postures incorporating a mix of flowing sequences and long restorative held asanas for a bit of chill time. Come along and have some laughs and no need to bring a partner!
MindQuest is a journey into a higher state of consciousness through sound meditation and active breathwork. The breathing technique creates a physiological energy shift and the sound facilitates a psychological shift. When we achieve this altered state of consciousness we can recognise and release limiting beliefs, our trapped emotions or anything else keeping us stuck. Gain insights into our hopes, dreams and highest potential.
Partner acrobalance workshops for beginners and intermediates. We will be teaching how to use momentum and work alongside gravity to better your understanding of your body. It is not essential to turn up with an acro partner to the class.
Emma McKay - Elm Yoga
30 minute Yin practice, 20 minute gentle flow, 10 minute relaxation.
Yin yoga is based on the Taoist concept of yin and yang, opposite and complementary principles in nature. ... In the body, the relatively stiff connective tissues (tendons, ligaments, fascia) are yin, while the more mobile and pliable muscles and blood are yang.
Fiona Sundari Law
Experience deep relaxation and explore what insight your inner guru can offer today. A chance to find out a bit more about yoga nidra, work on your sankalpa or a current issue, practice nidra, and review in circle.
Unleash your true animal nature with some primal-style yoga based on natural movement.
Working with the spirals in the body, this mindful but playful practise is designed to bring about freedom and flow in the body.
Move in the way that you were designed to move and feel the way you’re supposed to feel, when you are in your true, wild and authentic state of being.
Kara Dons Dance
My passion is Contact Improvisation, a form of improvisational dance used to explore one's body in relation to others by using the fundamentals of sharing weight, touch, and movement awareness. I provide a safe and supportive space for complete beginners and those more advanced. Develop somatic awareness, learn technical skills and have the opportunity to practice in a lead improvisation.
SHAMYNIC YOGA Yoga is a path of freedom & to be free is to feel no fear. This is a lively, deeply soulful practice that aims to bring authentic connection through the whole self. Within this space we step into our true source with drumming, mantra, upbeat movements, asana, and pranayama. Indigenous cultures know everything is intricately linked, and thus engaging in practices that draw on the infinite energy sources all around us we naturally energise & build our kundalini energy to awaken the light within…..
An Introduction to Acroyoga: AcroYoga is a dynamic partner practice that blends the wisdom of yoga, the dynamic power of acrobatics, and the loving kindness of healing arts. These three lineages combined cultivate trust, playfulness, and community. Introductory session looking at the fundamentals of partner balancing, how to calibrate with the person you are working with and find connection, stay safe and have fun. Acroyoga is a fantastically fun practice that literally gives you the ability to do things that you may have previously thought impossible.
Meditation for Creativity
Meditation to unlock your inner knowing and well spring of creativity and joy. A heart led practice to connect with the source of your spontaneity and unleash a sense of freedom to bring new energy to your life. Take home techniques to bring to your every day life.
An interactive talk/workshop on clearing the taboos to financial prosperity and realigning the spiritual and material, so that money works for you as a servant to your spiritual desires and a fuel to living your greatest joy.
Sharing my knowledge and enthusiasm to empower others to take responsibility for their own physical, emotional and spiritual health to find harmony, balance and a beautiful zest for life.
Katherine Pobby West
More details coming soon!
Journalling and Mindfulness Workshop.
A workshop designed to introduce any newbie to journaling or if you already have a daily writing practise, to inspire you with new ways to access your own inner wisdom and guidance. Journalling brings us into the present moment so that we can let go of our worries and explore our thoughts, emotions, values and dreams a little more.
Sounds Like Healing
We use the power of Sound, Voice, Breath, Body and Reiki with individuals & groups to reduce stress, restore balance and promote wellbeing.
To use the power of sound, the voice, breath, movement, massage, Reiki and bodywork to bring about positive effects for body, mind and spirit.
Heart Opening Cacao Ceremony
Come and drink the ancient cacao medicine and journey to meet the loving, gentle and powerful Spirit of Cacao. A beautiful guided meditation to open your heart and connect you deeply into your spirit to receive the healing, transformational and releasing power of the Cacao Goddess. An opportunity to deeply rest and allow yourself to let go, to be nurtured, held, guided and restored.
Anna Hall Mesney
More info coming soon!
North Indian Classical Dance: Kathak. Learn the fluid arm movements ‘Hastaks,' Mudra andexpression ‘Abhinaya’, telling stories through dance. Learn the movements to a Sanskrit poem: ‘Guru Vandana’ and a ‘Salaam' celebrating the Hindu and Islamic roots of this ancient dance form from the Lucknow region of India.
My dancing tribe I'm coming for you! A safe container full of play, bliss, empathy, creativity, through movement and gentle inquiry into what ever may come up. It could be release through tears if needs be, howling with ecstasy or the touch of intimacy!
Complementary therapist specialising in Oriental Therapies. What I love about Oriental Therapies is that it combines the ancient art of healing with modern anatomical knowledge, making it into effective natural healthcare for all.
Workshops/talks in the follow subjects: Qi Gong (Chinese mind-body-energy exercises) - Macrobiotic Health, Food & Lifestyle
Flo Martial Arts
Mixed Martial Arts. Our Focus is to create a fun, friendly and healthy environment with zero ego, where everyone is there to enjoy and learn together!
The Mindfulness Hour
For Children and Families
An hour of exploring what mindfulness is! (With a little yoga too)
Learning through movement, relaxation, breath practice, recognising emotions, reflection and becoming more mindful of the senses.
Vinyasa / Rocket / Jivamukti Inspired Yoga
Jane offers yoga classes drawn from a broad personal practice that includes vinyasa, rocket, Jivamukti and yin. You can also expect elements of sound healing/gong, Indian head massage, maybe even some reiki.
An hour and a half holistic hatha flow Yoga practice, balancing strength and flexibility, effort and surrendering. The class will include gentle warm ups, breath kriyas, dynamic, energising and uplifting asanas, as well as longer held releasing poses, pranayama practice and relaxation. Suitable for all levels.
Blindfold yoga. Why would anyone try yoga blindfolded? Isn’t it difficult enough to breathe, find your alignment and balance without the added complication of not being able to see? Practising yoga with a blindfold could in fact be a huge eye-opener!
When you practise blindfolded, your gaze is forced to go inwards. No one, including you, can even see what it looks from the outside. You simply have to let go of your fear of being wrong, and trust that where you are is okay.
It’s a challenge.
Hi, I’m Mara, I’m a yoga teacher with over 20 years teaching experience. I specialise in somayoga (yoga and movement therapy).
I help people improve they way they move with somatics and somayoga for pain relief, stress reduction and postural correction.
Symi fuchs warner
Relieve those stressed out necks and shoulders, get to know your body and say hello to your Spirit! Forrest Yoga challenges you to access your whole being, and to use Forrest as a stepping stone on your journey to letting go the emotional and mental blocks that keep you from sparkling in your life. The practice is founded on the pillars of Breath, Strength, Integrity, Spirit and Beauty Forrest Yoga will challenge you to heal, grow and open your heart!Caring hands-on assists throughout the class will help melt tension and encourage your body and brain to just…let…go……..
Power Yoga: Sthira:sukha, strength:softness, effort:ease, exertion:surrender. Everything is better kept in balance, including your yoga practice. Connect to your inner fortitude and your physical vigour in this fun Vinyasa flow as we move dynamically around the mat, and then let softness in. This will be a challenging session with plenty of strengthening drills, which you can adapt to suit your energy levels and experience.
Suzanne from Hope Healing is a yoga teacher, Reiki Master and energy healer.There is a infinite source of love in all of us and connecting to that source allows us to have a happy and fulfilled existence. She will be sharing a meditation Workshop that will help connect to your subtle bodies and to understand how the relationship between them effects your health, well-being and life experience
Cosy up and drift into a beautiful, blissful state using a combination of breathing exercises, mindfulness techniques, meditation and guided relaxation/ hypnosis.
Take some time out for yourself to enjoy a peaceful hour of physical and emotional relaxation, helping you to get some much needed respite from the stresses and strains of daily life.
A Pilates mat workout emphasising flow with dynamic and organic movements. Including spirals which tap into natural movement patterns that our bodies crave. A class that stretches and integrates the fascia whilst keeping your mind focused and present with the fluid wave-like motions. Using sound in different breath patterns to release and remove restrictions in the trunk.
7 Crystal Sound Bowl Chakra alignment a with Crystal Sound Activation - the intention is to bring about a relaxed theta state to allow deep healing and transformation throughout all the bodies and Chakras.
DRU Yoga workshop suitable for everyone.
Activations, Body preps, Energy Block Release Sequence (unique to Dru Yoga), Asana, Pranayama and a guided 3 part Relaxation: relaxing the physical body, relaxing the subtle body then re-energising the body.
Engaging People Through Performance
Mime & comedy movement
Introduction to the movements and music of Capoeira Angola - a beginners class in the fundamental movements and gameplay of Capoeira Angola, the traditional style of this Afro-Brazilian art form. Capoeira is a language – it is a manifestation of corporal, mental and spiritual expression. The teacher or mestre teaches his students the ‘words’ so that they might communicate, and with time and experience they can develop their own ‘phrases’ and ‘sentences’ with their own unique style.
Fun Family Yoga – come and join me for a fun filled hour where adults and children come together to explore yoga fun and games together. The session will include props, breath work, music, movement, yoga postures, yoga cards, storytelling and the opportunity to snuggle up together, with eye pillows and blankets for a short but blissful relaxation.
Children’s Yoga – Leave your children in our capable hands and enjoy a warm chai whilst we learn some new yoga poses by making animal shapes and sounds. In this session your children can enjoy using bubbles, feathers and other props to play with breath work and mindfulness. We will enjoy creating our own yoga stories, followed by a short relaxation, singling bowls and mandala colouring.
CHLOE HALE & SUSIE BROWN
Pablo Picasso was reported to have said “Art washes away the dust of everyday life from the soul”; using this principle as the central premise, we will concentrate on using art as a cathartic, expressive process whilst enabling you to become comfortable with letting your instincts be in control. ‘Mindful Art - Finding you inner Avatar’ will provide you with an organic opportunity to recognise, empower and celebrate your inner self through a fun and freeing process complemented by creative interpretation, exploration and mindfulness.
Darshan Atma Kaur
Kundalini yoga is the yoga of awareness offering an experience which encompasses asana (postures and movement) pranayama (breath control) with mantra (chanting) and mudra (symbolic hand gestures). This occurs in the form of a kundalini kriya which literally means ‘action’ and takes you through a set pattern of movements. A sublime and expansive experience, Kundalini is accelerated in its approach and you will feel yourself on a whole new level of being.
Heather has been teaching Yoga for 20 years, and has developed her style from an external approach to a more integrated practice, based on her studies in CranioSacral Therapy. Vanda Scaravelli’s way of working with the Breath, Gravity and the Spine complements Dr. John Upledger’s understanding of the Central Nervous System and the positive affects of working within our own range of movement.
Relaxed, fun & informative gain a deeper understanding of your body, and ultimately become empowered through your own wellbeing.
HIP-HOP YOGA FLOW
Take an hour long vacation! Life-enhancing, beat-bumping, hip-hop yoga flow to nourish your body and calm your mind.
60 minutes of high energy, freedom flow yoga, pumped with hip-hop tunes, moving in a way that helps you connect with how you feel, move how it feels good, and ready to take on whatever life throws your way.
Make it your own yoga. All levels welcome.
Finding Freedom - Scaravelli Inspired Yoga Let go of the need to force or strive and instead befriend yourself with this nurturing soulful practice. Somewhere between ground and sky meet yourself as you are, a mindful journey to a deeper you. Postures will unfold in their own way, a way you may not have experienced before. Movement starts small and flowers into freedom. Heart and mind have the chance to open as breath expands. This session aims to delight and inspire you in your own practice. Expect a sense of peace, softening, release, playfulness and laughter.
Parvati Vinyasa Flow
Powerful mountain girl wife
Parvati is Love”
Parvati’s unique energy can help us to find a balance between strength and softness. Her energy is a mixture of two feminine poles. She is a strong goddess related to Durga and Kali yet she’s also a goddess of love. She’s powerful and she’s tender, she’s wilful and she’s playful, she’s a supreme yogini.
Olivier John Maxted & Megan Selby
Resonant journeys with Sound Bath Healing. With a wonderful array of musical instruments they bring you a deeply relaxing, rejuvenating and enlightening experience. The space created for you is dynamic, peaceful, safe and transformative. Connecting with Healing Vibration and Song with Olivier and Megan is truly special. They travel widely and bring through medicine in vibrational form from places and spirit all over the world. The energy of the land is key to their work. The alchemy of Olivier’s didjeridoo playing and Megan’s ancestral transcendental voice connects you to something far beyond words
Take a leap with Plymouth Parkour, new to our event this year!
Build confidence, determination, self-discipline, respect for the environment and rediscover the importance of play! Parkour / Freerunning is a non-competitive physical discipline of training to move freely over any terrain using only the abilities of the body. Predominantly through running, jumping, climbing and quadrupedal movement. Training body and mind to be as completely functional, effective and liberated as possible in any environment!