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Acro Yoga

Getting over your inversion fear

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There are so many benefits of going upside down such as, improved circulation, clearing the lymphatic system, stimulating the nervous system, building core strength, and allowing the spine space to decompress – just to name a few. However, sometimes our fear can stop us learning inversions. Going upside down can be such a playful, youthful experience. Ever see children cartwheel and rolling around in the parks without a fear in the world? As adults we can borrow some of this child-like playfulness and turn our world up-side down! But where to start? Having the strength to kick or float to…

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Yoga Inversion workshop- Saturday 2nd June

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Saturday 2nd June 11.30-2.30pm My inversion workshops create a safe and comfortable environment for you to begin, or deepen, your headstand practice. They are designed to be suitable for absolute beginners who have never even considered attempting a headstand before, to experienced practitioners who are looking for their next challenge. It takes the time to ensure everyone understands the correct alignment and body positioning within a headstand and how you can isolate different parts of your body to achieve this upside down. The workshop will equip you with everything you need to know to train your inversions – from building…

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New classes, New teachers at Studio iO

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Yoga Nidra with Valerie Watkinson Yoga nidra is an effective deep body relaxation, with an awareness that allows the    whole body is be nourished and relieved from the stresses of everyday life. When we sleep everything shuts down, including the conscious mind, therefore relaxation becomes incomplete somewhere, and we can still waken feeling tired and sluggish. Through yoga nidra the body is relaxed but through a conscious mind, allowing relaxation to work on a deeper level. As we connect deep with the internal and external body, becoming aware of each sensation, from the tips of the toes, pouring out…

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