Bodywise | Yoga and Natural Health

Weekend Workshops

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SEPTEMBER 2017

  • Introduction to Energy Work Weekend – Saturday 16 & Sunday 17 September with Shiatsu College Manchester. All welcome including beginners; those who have some experience; therapists wanting to expand their skills; people wanting to learn skills to improve their health. Introduction to Energy Work is a great way of learning new skills while improving your own relaxation, comfort and poise.This weekend is informal, informative and fun. You will learn:
    – Basic techniques and principles of energy work.
    – Energy exercises and meditation techniques to develop relaxation, calm mind, increase physical flexibility and sensitivity.
    – What is energy within the body.
    – Simple, effective treatment routines in several positions – you will be able to give effective, enjoyable Shiatsu treatments after the classes.
    – Receive individual and group tuition.
    – For therapists – learn how to work more effortlessly by effectively directing. your energies
    This will be a playful weekend with exploring our connection of Ki within ourselves, within the space around us and within each other. For more information and bookings, contact Please contact Philip Cheshire-Neal MRSS(T) 07767 666467 at the Shiatsu College shiatsucollegemanchester@gmail.com

  • Yoga Workshop with Manjunaga – Finding balance and harmony in our lives: Exploring the foundations of Yin & Yang Yoga Workshop – Saturday 23 September 10-1pm
    We can often live our lives in a state of imbalance, being either over-active or in a state of lethargy and stagnation. During this workshop we will have the opportunity to explore in more depth the foundation principles of the approach of Yin and Yang yoga.
    Learn how to find balance through a mixture dynamic Yang flowing sequences. This is a beautiful flowing practice that focuses on the linear alignment that we find in classical yoga while opening to spiral movements found within nature. We will explore how to find safe alignment and ease in our body while building strength and vitality through this dynamic masculine Yang style approach. We will also explore a Yin-style practice, focusing on restorative and meditative practices, this approach focuses on more feminine qualities through longer, passive held postures, it aims to relax our musculature and work on the connective tissues, stimulating also our subtle energy systems within the body. Yin yoga is a perfect balance to a more ‘yang’ style dynamic practice, and can have a deeply relaxing effect and offer deep peace within the stresses of a busy urban life.
    £30/£25 non-refundable, non-transferable.For those who are not complete beginners in Yoga.www.manjunaga.com/events.
  • Feldenkrais Workshop with Anne Robertson – Saturday 23 September 2-5pm For anyone who would like to move with more ease.These workshops take place in Bodywise yoga studio and cost £30 waged/£25 concession, each with a different focus of Feldenkrais. Please book through Anne tel: 07951 728 862. More information about what Feldenkrais is – Feldenkrais Method
  • Introduction to Shamanism Workshop with Paul Francis – Saturday 30 September 10.15-5pm This day workshop covers the history of shamanism, the key concepts of the shamanic universe, how to enter a shamanic ‘journey’, a power animal retrieval journey and the basics of how to do a shamanic healing for other people. For more information see therapeutic-shamanism.co.uk. Cost £40. Please book with Paul directly tel 01492 873 739 paulfran@gmail.com

OCTOBER 2017

  • Shiatsu Practitioner Training – Saturday 14 & Sunday 15 October with Shiatsu College Manchester. For more information, contact Phil at the Shiatsu College shiatsucollegemanchester@gmail.com
  • Yoga Workshop with Gaby Porter – Saturday 28 October 10-1pm More information to follow. £30 or £25 concession
  • Feldenkrais Workshop with Anne Robertson – Saturday 28 October 2-5pm For anyone who would like to move with more ease.These workshops take place in Bodywise yoga studio and cost £30 waged/£25 concession, each with a different focus of Feldenkrais. Please book through Anne tel: 07951 728 862. More information about what Feldenkrais is – Feldenkrais Method

NOVEMBER 2017

  • Shiatsu Practitioner Training – Saturday 11 & Sunday 12 November with Shiatsu College Manchester. For more information, contact Phil at the Shiatsu College shiatsucollegemanchester@gmail.com
  • Shiatsu CPD day workshop with Hannah Mackay – Saturday 18 November 10-6pm associated with Shiatsu College Manchester. For more information, contact Hannah 07762 821 364 or hannahmackay@hotmail.com
  • Relax Kids – Yoga Training – Saturday 25 to Sunday 26 November . For more information see Relax Kids website www.relaxkids.com

DECEMBER 2017

  • Yoga Workshop with Gaby Porter – Saturday 2 December 10-1pm More information to follow.£30 or £25 concession
  • Feldenkrais Workshop with Anne Robertson – Saturday 2 December 2-5pm For anyone who would like to move with more ease.These workshops take place in Bodywise yoga studio and cost £30 waged/£25 concession, each with a different focus of Feldenkrais. Please book through Anne tel: 07951 728 862. More information about what Feldenkrais is – Feldenkrais Method
  • Shiatsu Practitioner Training – Saturday 9 & Sunday 10 December with Shiatsu College Manchester. For more information, contact Phil at the Shiatsu College shiatsucollegemanchester@gmail.com
  • Resting Deeply Yoga Workshop with Padmadarshini – Saturday 16 December 2-5pm All welcome. Cost: £30 / £25 concession.

Book your Workshop

If the workshop you would like to book on shows you need to book through Bodywise, please call or email us to check availability before you pay by cash, cheque or Paypal (for Christine or Padmadarshini’s workshops only – please see bottom of page).

Calendar Schedule

See our Calendar for dates and details.

Yoga Equipment

We supply all equipment for you to use in your class or course. You can also buy yoga mats, belts and eye bags from the Manchester Buddhist Centre bookshop Monday-Saturday 10-5pm.

Our way to practice is one step at a time, one breath at a time. Shunryu Suzuki

One-to-one session

One-to-one tuition is an opportunity to explore yoga in more depth where we can help you tailor your practice to your own needs, either to accommodate an injury or health issue or help develop your own personal yoga or movement practice. 1 hour sessions cost £43. Call us for more information.

Our Studio

We have a beautiful purpose designed studio here at Bodywise, a quiet oasis in the heart of Manchester city centre.

Yoga & Movement Teachers

All our Teachers are fully trained with a high degree of continued professional development. Find out more about the: Yoga Teachers and Movement Teachers here.

What kind of Yoga?

We teach dynamic flow sequences harmonising breath and movement which build strength, vitality and fluidity. This is balanced by a quiet yin style yoga practice which cultivates relaxation and stillness. We limit class size to optimise personal attention.In a yoga class you will learn about the core movement principles that underpin the practice of yoga and experience how these develop strength in the body.

Payment with PayPal

Pay £20 to secure your place on a workshop with Christine or Padmadarshini


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