Workshops & Events

Asanas for Autism and Special Needs – Yoga for Children with Special Needs 25-hour Level 1 Training

with Shawnee Thornton-Hardy
 
This training offers fun, hands-on and effective strategies for teaching yoga to children of diverse abilities. Participants will learn tools to support children ages 5-17 with self-regulation, body awareness, social skills, expression of difficult emotions, language and communication and so much more! Learn strategies, supports and modifications to teach yoga to children with ADD, ADHD, Autism, Down Syndrome, Prader-Willi, Williams Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, sensory integration difficulties, language processing

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Yin/Restorative Yoga 6 Week Course


This class is a combination of yin and restorative yoga. The first section of the class is the exploration of yin yoga, a practice that is earth bound where we hold forms for a longer duration of time (generally 3-5 minutes) and apply compression and traction to a particular target area in order to influence the deeper connective tissues within the body. The second part to the session involves deep restorative

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Slow Flow Yoga 6 Week Yoga Course

Experience movement with moment to moment awareness. A continuous flowing class where movement is synchronised with the breath, to bring a concentrated, meditative quality to your yoga practice. The pace is slow to allow plenty of space for mindfulness and inner exploration. The practice is gently active and deeply mindful to allow a deeper and more integrated experience of the body and mind.
 
Slow Flow is suitable for beginners and

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Yoga Nidra 5 Week Course


Yoga nidra connects you with the Quiet Space within. Yoga nidra is an opportunity to refresh, revitalise and deeply restore. It is a deeply restorative meditation-based form of yoga, done lying down. Yoga nidra means “yogic sleep” and it offers a pathway to deep rest. You will be guided and supported to experience an alert yet profoundly relaxed state. It’s said 45 minutes of yoga nidra is as restorative as 3

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Last 2 Urban Retreats for 2017: Nov 26 & Dec 10

Our One Heart Urban Retreats are an immersion into the heart of practice. Within each of us is a natural ground of being that is already awake. We discover this inner presence through the breath, the heart, the body, the moment. The day is mostly focussed on meditation and wisdom teachings, with some yoga, designed to deepen and inspire your practice.

We have had wonderful feedback about the Urban Retreats: they provide a mini-retreat experience with practice, wonderful surrounding gardens, and

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Love in Action 6 Week Series begins 10 November 2017


with Anahata Giri
 
Personal empowerment, spiritual nourishment and heart-based nonviolent activism to support our work in the world
 
Our times require us to dig deep through self-knowing and to step up through action in the world. We integrate our inner world and outer action, to embody an authentic and empowered expression of love in action in the world. My work is committed to supporting love in action through awareness

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Bringing Mindfulness and Meditation into the World: Workshop with Alan Clements Sun 27 August

One Heart is delighted to be hosting a return visit by Alan Clements:
 
Bringing Meditation & Mindfulness into Our World:
Reclaiming Freedom and Authenticity – The Totality of Everyday Life

 
with Alan Clements
 
An evening Talk: Saturday 5 August 7.30-9.00 pm
A one day Workshop: Sunday 27 August 11.30am-5.30pm
 
Alan Clements is a former Buddhist monk who trained with the mindfulness meditation masters Mahasi Sayadaw and Sayadaw U Pandita in

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Kids Yoga for 6-9 year olds

Kids Yoga at One Heart creates a safe, fun, and nurturing space for children to be their vibrant, adventurous, wonder-filled, generous, inquisitive selves. The sessions are for 6-9 year olds and are based on a playful and skilful exploration of sensory-motor awareness, yoga postures, breath, sound, imagination, dance, visualisation, partner and group activities and age-appropriate meditation. All the practices enable children to share in the experience of growing into themselves. Yoga

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Exploring OPTIONS for your movement/asana practice

Jen Schrader
 
(I really love these guiding questions for a truly integrated practice that yoga teacher and yoga therapist Jen Schrader outlines here and I thought One Heart students would be very interested to read. Printed with permission from the author. Anahata Giri)
 
Choices and options are not the same thing.  We have the ability and freedom to choose, but we might not have many options from which to

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One Heart closed Sun Mar 12 & Mon Mar 13

One Heart will resume all classes from Tuesday March 14.

Have a wonderful weekend.