Bodywise | Yoga and Natural Health

Weekend Workshops

See our full Calendar for classes and courses

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 – The Foot and its Toes. Saturday 7 April 2-5pm Our feet begin with almost the same potential for dexterity as our hands and yet for much of the time they are hidden away unexplored and neglected. This workshop will heighten your awareness of the wonderful possibilities of your feet and toes. It will clarify their movements and improve how they connect you with the ground, thus improving your balance and posture and helping you to stand and walk with ease… For anyone who would like to move with more ease.These workshops take place in Bodywise yoga studio and cost £30 or £25 concession, each with a different focus of Feldenkrais. Please book through Bodywise: 0161 833 2528. More information about what Feldenkrais is – Feldenkrais Method
  • Feldenkrais Workshop with Anne Robertson – The Foot and its Toes. Sunday 8 April 2-5pm Our feet begin with almost the same potential for dexterity as our hands and yet for much of the time they are hidden away unexplored and neglected. This workshop will heighten your awareness of the wonderful possibilities of your feet and toes. It will clarify their movements and improve how they connect you with the ground, thus improving your balance and posture and helping you to stand and walk with ease… For anyone who would like to move with more ease.These workshops take place in Bodywise yoga studio and cost £30 or £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 or £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
  • Introducing Shamanism Day Workshop – Saturday 28 April 10-5pm with Paul Connery and Dan Khan. The day is experiential, and covers the basics of shamanic practice. People usually find them an eye-opening experience that opens a rich and amazing world of possibilities. Participants are shown simple yet profound techniques to enter shamanic reality to reconnect to their own spirituality. No prior experience is necessary. £50 for the day. More information on the workshop content and Therapeutic Shamanism here. To book contact Paul pjconnery@hotmail.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. Cost £30 waged/£25 concession. Please book through Bodywise: 0161 833 2528 health@bodywisenaturalhealth.co.uk
  • Feldenkrais Workshop with Anne Robertson – Easier Neck and Shoulders. Saturday 19 May 2-5pm Many of us experience neck pain or shoulder limitations. We are often told this is “wear and tear”. Maybe the inevitable process of ageing or the result of repeated actions such as playing a musical instrument or sport. What if we could organise ourselves in ways which prevent chronic strain or injury and promote healing and comfort? This workshop will clarify the connections between your neck and shoulders and the whole of your spine, thus finding better support for your head and arms and
    making movement easier and more efficient.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 with Anne annerobbo@talktalk.net tel: 07951728862. More information about what Feldenkrais is – Feldenkrais Method
  • Feldenkrais Workshop with Anne Robertson – Easier Neck and Shoulders. Sunday 20 May 2-5pm Many of us experience neck pain or shoulder limitations. We are often told this is “wear and tear”. Maybe the inevitable process of ageing or the result of repeated actions such as playing a musical instrument or sport. What if we could organise ourselves in ways which prevent chronic strain or injury and promote healing and comfort? This workshop will clarify the connections between your neck and shoulders and the whole of your spine, thus finding better support for your head and arms and
    making movement easier and more efficient.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 with Anne annerobbo@talktalk.net tel: 07951728862. 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 – Twisting and Arching – 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 or £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

JULY 2018

  • Yoga Workshop with Manjunaga – Saturday 14 July 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
  • Feldenkrais Workshop with Anne Robertson – Better Balance – Saturday 21 July 2-5pm For anyone who would like to move with more ease.These workshops take place in Bodywise yoga studio and cost £30 or £25 concession, each with a different focus of Feldenkrais. Please book through Bodywise: 0161 833 2528. More information about what Feldenkrais is – Feldenkrais Method

SEPTEMBER 2018

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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