Workshops & Events – Page 2

Yoga Self-Practice, with coaching

Would you like to learn a yoga sequence that is designed specifically for you?
Would you enjoy practising yoga at your own pace, with the support of others around you, also doing their own practice?
Would you like to be guided by your own questions, your own inquiry, and make yoga your own?
Would you love to find your own home practice but finding it hard to

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One Heart opens Sunday January 22 2017 – and will be closed Thursday Jan 26 – 29

One Heart opens on Sunday January 22 2017. Due to the Australia Day weekend, One Heart will be closed from Thursday January 26 – Sunday 29 and will re-open Monday January 30.

I have you have had a wonderful New Year and look forward to seeing you all in 2017.

Star Weaving Afternoons: Sunday Nov 27 & Saturday Dec 3 2.00-5.00pm

by Anahata Giri & Jo Kennedy
Anahata Giri:
The Goal: To weave one million paper stars to be displayed at the Commonwealth Games in 2018 as an expression of light, hope and commitment to end all forms of violence.
The goal of One Heart is to weave – and facilitate others to weave – 10,000 stars for this project.
But how does weaving stars stop violence?

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Somatic Saturdays: 5 Week Course exploring Pain Free Movement with guest teacher Rick Harvest

DSC_6515 Somatics, in the tradition of Thomas Hanna, is a safe, gentle and effective way to release chronic pain and tension. Hanna Somatics is a process of education through movement, helping the brain and nervous system to relax and move muscles effectively. Through awareness of gentle, pain-free movements we will re-acquaint ourselves with muscles of the body that, when held unconsciously, (something we all do) contribute to chronic pain patterns. We

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Next 5 Week Meditation Course begins November 16

meditation Learn the art and techniques of the ancient practice of meditation, which has great value in our contemporary lives. We will explore simple yet profound methods for connecting with the insight of a still and spacious presence within. Practices include body awareness, breath awareness, sitting and walking meditation and restful restorative postures. This course will also include very simple and effective sound practices to deepen and inspire your practice. No

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Early Morning Yoga Course with Patrick Glennan September 26 – October 24

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These courses are an invitation to sustain and deepen your practice and explore an integrated approach to yoga. We will use yoga asana, pranayama, meditation and yoga philosophy as tools for self-understanding. The practices are explored as springboards for a deep inquiry into our inner experience, to illuminate the way we live our lives.
About Patrick Glennan
Patrick has been teaching yoga for over nine years. He has

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Yoga as Transformation: Early Morning Course with Kat Marcoux begins June 29

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Yoga as a potent practice for transformation
Explore yoga asana, pranayama, meditation and yoga philosophy as potent practices to touch your own essence. Welcoming and letting go of our own resistances, both physical and subtle, will be a central theme in the practices we will explore.
In this 4-week course, you will:
– Enjoy fluid asana sequences with alignment-based cues,

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“I usually hate yoga” – confessions from the yoga mat

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I was a guest yoga teacher recently, on two meditation retreats. In these retreats we explored yoga as a somatic, mostly self-directed experience, with students following and trusting their inner inquiry, rather than mimicking the teacher. For many this approach to yoga was a revelation.
After both these retreats, several students shared with me an outpouring of why they usually hate yoga. A reminder that these students

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Yoga asana as Somatic Inquiry – or let’s not mistake the map for the terrain

I recently had a thought-provoking conversation with fellow yoga teacher Heather Blashki, exploring the question of how do we inspire students to trust and feel their somatic experience as a guide for asana, rather than the common tendency to simply copy the teacher? I came away from this conversation with an urge to describe a somatic approach to yoga.
A few days later my friend Ilan Abrahams sent

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One Heart will be closed June 12 & 13, reopens Tuesday June 14

Have a great long weekend!