Yoga, Meditation & Deep Relaxation stress-buster! (social follows) suits all!

  • June 17, 2014 · 7:30 PM
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Ever wondered what all this yoga and meditation stuff is all about? And deep relaxation? - i guess you're wondering "isn't that what happens when i'm watching TV with a packet of crisps and a glass of red?" Well not really, all that does is trance you out, with your hypothalamus and nervous system still over-stimulated.

When you’re busy and stressed your brain wave patterns and hormones change (Cortisol levels increase) and life actually then appears to be going even quicker than what it actually is and we don't enjoy the journey as much either!

In this class we slow down the processes of the body and nervous system, so you go way beyond your 'normal' state of relaxation, allowing the body to rest and replenish much more deeply and nervous system and hormones to re-balance.

Plus you get some of the things you might be missing in your busy life - quality awareness of your body and contact with other people. 

So some of you are are crazy busy, especially in London, but this heightens the need even more for practices which relax and balance you. At least once a week you need to let your energy come back inside, replenish, as then when your energy returns back to the surface you have even more than before! And did I mention the class is fun and we go to the pub after?

So the evening will flow something like this....

-Intro talk on Meditation
-Initial relaxation
-Yoga sequences including some partner yoga exercises
-Meditation
-Breathing exercise
-Deep relaxation
-Questions

-Pub to hang out!

Having done yoga first, it makes socialising and connecting with those around you much easier as you the yoga I teach amplifies your feel good hormones and Heart energy!

Be great to see you there, i'm an expert on the body-mind connection, for more from me feel free to visit www.richardbrookacupuncture.co.uk or www.creativeyogalondon.co.uk

http://youtu.be/6B69M-Wc37Q

What they are saying...

Read Indigo Memoirs review here

"Thank you Richard! I really enjoyed your class and will be back next week! Haven't felt so relaxed, peaceful and calm for a very long time! Just what I needed! And it was fun to meet so many friendly social people tonight! See you next week everyone!"

"Highly recommend this class folks, I went for the first time last week. Richard guides you along to create a lovely balance between being energised and relaxed. Great for the non-flexible types like myself. :-)"

"I attended your Yoga & Introduction to Meditation & Deep Relaxation meetup last Tuesday - amazing experience! And great idea to link meetup with a social!"

Practical Info;

The Albany club is in a converted church off Albany St - Walk down Albany St (which is opposite Great Portland St tube station) and take the 3rd right turn - the turning after the police station and where you see Cape of Good Hope Pub and the Albany is behind there. Sat Nav is NW1 4EE

IF YOU CAN'T FIND THE VENUE PLEASE WATCH THE VIDEO BELOW FOR DIRECTIONS:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=paC_rnIFONU&list=PL3C07EFB30FED05D8&feature=share&index=14

Class is 7.30 until 9.00

Cost: Drop-in £10, £9 concession (low income / student) 

Special Offer: 4 classes for £30 / £26 concession 

If you need to contact me please call or text[masked]:

After 7.20 if you are lost and need directions call[masked]

There are Yoga mats available so don't worry about bringing one!

Thanks Rich

If you are interested in more similar events then check out my own meetup group Social and Singles Yoga London - I also teach special Singles Yoga Classes featured in National Press

More from me talking about various aspects of the Body-mind connection, acupuncture, yoga and holistic health here

Haven't posted a new video for a while, so here, check this out! 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CjQPK9t-ips&list=PL35ABC431349A8976&index=1

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EarEWXnyOws&list=PL3C07EFB30FED05D8

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We just grab a coffee and speak French. Some people have been coming every week for months... it creates a kind of warmth to the group.

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