Bodywise | Yoga and Natural Health

Weekend Workshops

See our full Calendar for classes and courses

JANUARY 2018

  • Shiatsu Practitioner Training – Saturday 13 & Sunday 14 January with Shiatsu College Manchester. For more information, contact Phil at the Shiatsu College shiatsucollegemanchester@gmail.com
  • Yoga Workshop with Gaby Porter – Saturday 27 January 10-1pm Integrating breath with movement, finding the psoas: moving from our deep core: An experiential workshop, with some demonstrations and partner work, exploring the approach and practices offered in Donna Farhi and Leila Stuart’s new book, Pathways to a Centred Body: Gentle Yoga Therapy for Core Stability, Healing Back Pain, and Moving with Ease. £30 or £25 concession. Please contact Gaby for more information and to reserve a place: yoga@gabyporter.co.uk
  • Feldenkrais Workshop with Anne Robertson – Saturday 27 January 2-5pm Awaking the Spine. 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 Annerobbo@talktalk.net More information about Feldenkrais – Feldenkrais Method
  • Hakomi Taster Workshop with Alastair Stewart – Sunday 28 January 10.30-1.30pm A Self Study Group, for anyone who would like to try Hakomi. These workshops take place in Bodywise yoga studio and cost £25. Group tasters Hakomi 2017 flyer.
    Follow this link for more information about Hakomi
  • Feldenkrais Workshop with Anne Robertson – Sunday 28 January 2-5pm Awaking the Spine. 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 – Annerobbo@talktalk.net. More information about Feldenkrais – Feldenkrais Method

FEBRUARY 2018

  • Yoga Workshop with Christine Howitt – Following the pathway of the bones – Saturday 3 February 10-1pm
    We will be exploring how to find the clearest pathway of force across the border of the joint spaces, and through the bones from the feet to the spine. When this is found movement is smooth and transitions are easy. For those who have 3 months yoga experience with Christine or equivalent. Please book through Bodywise: 0161 833 2528 health@bodywisenaturalhealth.co.uk
  • Shiatsu Practitioner Training – Saturday 10 & Sunday 11 February with Shiatsu College Manchester. For more information, contact Phil at the Shiatsu College shiatsucollegemanchester@gmail.com
  • Relax Kids – Yoga Training – Saturday 17 to Sunday 18 February . For more information see Relax Kids website www.relaxkids.com
  • Yoga Workshop with Gaby Porter – Saturday 24 January 10-1pm The workshops are suitable for you if you have at least three months’ yoga practice or an equivalent physical practice. £30 or £25 concession. Please contact Gaby for more information and to reserve a place: yoga@gabyporter.co.uk
  • Feldenkrais Workshop with Anne Robertson – Saturday 24 February 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 Bodywise: 0161 833 2528. More information about what Feldenkrais is – Feldenkrais Method

MARCH 2018

APRIL 2018

  • Yoga Workshop with Gaby Porter – Saturday 7 April 10-1pm The workshops are suitable for you if you have at least three months’ yoga practice or an equivalent physical practice. £30 or £25 concession. Please contact Gaby for more information and to reserve a place: yoga@gabyporter.co.uk
  • Feldenkrais Workshop with Anne Robertson – Saturday 7 April 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 Bodywise: 0161 833 2528. More information about what Feldenkrais is – Feldenkrais Method
  • Yoga Workshop with Christine Howitt – Perfect Tension – Saturday 14 April 10-1pm A practice to build strength, resilience and cohesion through the spine. For those who have 3 months yoga experience with Christine or equivalent. £30 / £25 concession. Please book through Bodywise: 0161 833 2528 health@bodywisenaturalhealth.co.uk
  • Yoga Workshop with Manjunaga – Saturday 14 April 2-5pm For more information: www.manjunaga.com . No complete beginners please. Full workshop price is £30/£25 non-refundable, non-transferable. Please book with Manjunaga directly yoga@manjunaga.com
  • Shiatsu Practitioner Training – Saturday 21 & Sunday 22 April with Shiatsu College Manchester. For more information, contact Phil at the Shiatsu College shiatsucollegemanchester@gmail.com

MAY 2018

  • Shiatsu Practitioner Training – Saturday 12 & Sunday 13 May with Shiatsu College Manchester. For more information, contact Phil at the Shiatsu College shiatsucollegemanchester@gmail.com
  • Yoga Workshop with Christine Howitt – Freeing the Shoulders and Neck – Saturday 19 May 10-1pm The shoulders, neck and upper body are often areas where we hold a great deal of tension. This workshop will explore how we can begin to let go of these holding patterns, and
    create a new ease in the body. We can decrease strain on the muscular skeletal system by finding support from the underlying organs. The heart and lungs have a profound effect on the posture of the upper body and as a result the state of the neck and shoulders For those who have 3 months yoga experience with Christine or equivalent. Please book through Bodywise: 0161 833 2528 health@bodywisenaturalhealth.co.uk
  • Feldenkrais Workshop with Anne Robertson – Saturday 19 May 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 Bodywise: 0161 833 2528. More information about what Feldenkrais is – Feldenkrais Method
  • Relax Kids – Yoga Training – Saturday 26 to Sunday 27 May . For more information see Relax Kids website www.relaxkids.com

JUNE 2018

  • Shiatsu Practitioner Training – Saturday 9 & Sunday 10 June with Shiatsu College Manchester. For more information, contact Phil at the Shiatsu College shiatsucollegemanchester@gmail.com
  • Feldenkrais Workshop with Anne Robertson – Saturday 23 June 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 Bodywise: 0161 833 2528. More information about what Feldenkrais is – Feldenkrais Method
  • Yoga Workshop with Gaby Porter – Saturday 30 June 10-1pm The workshops are suitable for you if you have at least three months’ yoga practice or an equivalent physical practice. £30 or £25 concession. Please contact Gaby for more information and to reserve a place: yoga@gabyporter.co.uk

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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