The Four Immeasurables (the Brahma Viharas) These are the qualities cultivated when generating Bodhicitta, an enlightened heart/mind. They are qualities that operate outside the norm of self-serving motivations. Considered four qualities expressing sublime states of being: the emotional life of a Buddha. They remove tension, create peace among peoples, heal wounds, level social barriers, awaken […]
This class is a safe space where you will have the opportunity to relate to your baby, move through the challenges of pregnancy with yoga postures, and use different breathing techniques to find ease and calm. Each week the class will have a different focus in preparation for a positive labour experience and motherhood. After […]
At its most simple, Dru Yoga helps relieve the pressures of modern living. With its foundations set firmly in ancient yogic tradition and its emphasis on soft, flowing movements, Dru Yoga can help increase energy levels, ease back pain, and wash away stress. Its series or sequences are called Energy Block Release sequences.
B.K.S. Iyengar is considered by many to be the world’s foremost exponent of yoga, having devoted his entire lifetime to its study and dissemination. He began practicing yoga at 13 years old and teaching it at 18. He practiced and taught until his passing in August 2014.
The focus on Iyengar yoga is on alignment and extension, creating strength,flexibility and evenness in the body Connecting the body with the breath and the mind , creating evenness and stability in the mind. Iyengar yoga is a rounded and balanced practice. It is a holistic approach and practice for your whole life. There is a strong emphasis on teaching in Iyengar yoga. It is culture of teaching and learning. The idea being that the student can begin to start their own practice with the knowledge they gain in class. We also focus a lot on inversions ( going upside down ) as these asana’s have enormous health benefits and are also seen as the gateway to meditation.
Vajrasati Yoga aims to implicitly and explicitly explore the yoga teachings of Patanajali, the Buddha, Non-Dual Saiva Tantra and other great Indian teachers/teachings in a non-abstract experiential way, most commonly this is done in the school through bodywork recognisable to anyone who has come across a Modern Postural Yoga class (most studio classes come under this category).