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May 16th

Seasonal Asana Ayurveda and Anatomy Workshops 2018

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Introducing  short continuing education courses for yoga teachers and practitioners,  bringing together asana, relevant functional anatomy and Ayurveda to help up level your year-round health and deepen your practice.

Ayurvedic techniques and rituals are often surprisingly simple yet profound.

Understand the principles behind them and a deeper awareness of nature is tapped into. 

Adhering to suitable practices around nutrition lifestyle and yoga can really make a huge difference to your vitality and smooth out the road bumps of life.

What’s more, Ayurveda can be woven into our yoga practice and yoga teaching to enhance the benefits of the practice and awaken shifts in awareness, triggering positive changes in our lifestyle  habits and relationship with ourselves.

 

Workshop 1

Autumn:Inversions 

May 19th 1:30-5pm 

with Liz Bennett and Valli Simpson

BOOK NOW ONLY 3 SPOTS LEFT FOR THIS SATURDAY


Workshop 2 

Winter:Arm Balances 

June 23rd 1:30-5pm

with Debbie Gilligan and Liz Bennett


Workshop 3  

Spring:Back Bends 

September 1st 1:30-5pm

with Valli Simpson and Liz Bennett


Workshop 4 

Summer:Healthy Hips and Strong Core

November 3rd 1:30-5pm
with Katie Dutton and Liz Bennett

 

$95 each. Book 2 workshops for $175. Book online

Or email liz@yogaessentia.com.au/ 0405543263

 

What to expect

1:30 – 2:30pm

Techniques, benefits and physiology of seasonal asana for health and wellbeing. Anatomy learnings for deepening your practice/ teaching safely and effectively.
2:30 – 4pm
1.5 hour Yoga class

4-5pm

Discussion with Ayurvedic afternoon tea- Ayurvedic wisdom, rituals and recipes for the season.
Ways to enhance life from your home, your kitchen and your mat.

Namaste and Metta

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Apr 26th

Seasonal Ayurveda and Yogasana Workshop
Autumn to Winter
Inversions
Saturday 19th May 1:30-5:30pm

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Discover the benefits of seasonal postures and ayurvedic routines for health and wellbeing.
Learn how inversions can help your physiology, improve digestion and immunity and calm your state of mind for better sleep.

1:30 – 2:15pm
Learn about the physiological effects of shoulder stand, headstand and viparita karani.
Learn how and why inverted postures can help your breathing, digestion and immunity and state of mind.
Learn how to practice shoulder stand for a sound night’s sleep.

2:15 – 3:45pm
1.5 hour Yoga class.

Let senior teachers Liz and Valli guide you through a flowing vinyasa sequence to prepare your for new possibilities in your inversion practice.
Increase your understanding, strength and balance through an exploration of the anatomical principles which make your inversions safer and more effective.
With strong foundations in alignment and breath you will progress with confidence from supported toward unsupported postures including shoulder stand and headstand.

Suitable for all levels of experience with inversion poses.

3:45 – 5pm
Share an Ayurvedic afternoon tea

Discussion: Self-care for Autumn- Winter
Simple and seasonal Ayurvedic routines and recipes that enhance life from your home, your kitchen and your mat.
Learn specific daily and nightly practices for the seasons through the Yogic and Ayurvedic traditions.
After identifying your ayurvedic body-mind constitution, you will learn:
Morning and evening self-care specific to your constitution
Daily habits for better digestion, sleep, physical and mental wellbeing

5 – 5:30pm
We will complete our workshop with yoga nidra for deep weekend relaxation.

Therapy Works: Upstairs @ 367 Barrenjoey Rd Newport
$95 Includes an Ayurvedic afternoon tea, workshop handouts and recipes.

Bookings essential.

Liz Bennett 0405 543253 : liz@yogaessentia.com.au
Valli Simpson 0417 400612 : valli@eastviewyoga.com.au

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Apr 24th

ANZAC DAY

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Drop in for practice on Anzac Day at 9:30 – 10:15am.

This is the only class to be held at Yoga Essentia tomorrow.

We look forward to seeing you soon.

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Mar 28th

A Balanced Practice Yoga Teacher Training
Introduction and free yoga class
Sunday May 20th 9-10:30am

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Do you want to teach yoga? Is this the year for a life changing training?

Take your next step and join “Teaching a Balanced Practice” 350 hour Yoga Teacher training,
delivered by Physiotherapist and Senior Yoga Teacher/Yoga Therapist, Liz Bennett and Senior Teacher, YogaBellingen director, Amelia Disspain.

Our weekend intensive modules are based at Therapy Works from July 2018 – January 2019
with a 2 week Bali Immersion in September.
Accredited with Yoga Australia as a Level 1 350 hour yoga teacher training.
The weekend intensives can be attended as stand alone trainings for those doing the course to deeper their personal practice.
The Bali Immersion can also be attended as a 150 hour training.

Not sure how to make it happen? We’ll do our best to make the course flexible to your needs.

Come along to an information session and free yoga class at 9am on Sunday May 20th at Therapy Works
Upstairs at 367 Barrenjoey Road Newport Beach.

Email liz@yogaessentia or book with Therapy Works reception on 99995544.
Download your course outline PDF.

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Mar 28th

Easter Holiday Classes

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Wishing you a mellow, relaxing Easter.
It’s a great time to stay home and enjoy the beautiful beaches and local environments we have around us everyday but don’t always have time to be energetically within.
If the sunrise and sunsets are anything as beautiful as they have been this week, then we are in for a treat.

We have a reduced timetable over Easter.

Our Sunrise Class will run as usual on Good Friday morning at the easy time of 7:00 – 8:00 am.
Easter Monday Vinyasa Flow with Liz will be on at 6:00 – 7:10 pm

There will be no Hatha Flow class on Thursday evening at 5:30pm.
There will be no Iyengar class on Monday morning at 10am or Dynamic Vinyasa yoga Monday evening at 7:30pm.

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Dec 20th

January Timetable

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Enjoy your time out and do some yoga everyday.
Some quiet deep breathing, a yoga nidra, a sun salutation sequence can all change the quality you bring to your own experience. Play and practice your yoga,for being in connection with ourselves is our natural state.

Mondays

10am Iyengar Yoga with Fransiska resumes 22nd January
3:45/ 4:30pm Kids Yoga with Liz resumes February 5th
6pm Physio Flow with Liz resumed 8th January
7:30pm Dynamic Flow ( Astanga) with Debbie resumes 15th January

Tuesdays

6:30am Strengthen and Stretch with Valli resumes 23rd January
10am Gentle Yoga with Donna resumed 9th January
6pm Sukha Bike Yoga with Liz resumed 9th January
7:15pm Mens Flexibility and Strength resumes 23rd January

Wednesdays

6:30am Sunrise Yoga with Debbie resumes 17th January
9:30am Ageless Yoga with Liz resumed 10th January

Thursdays

9:30 Seasonal Hatha with Katie resumed 11th January

Fridays

7 am Sunrise Yoga with Liz resumes 19th January

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Nov 24th

Stillness: Summer Yoga Morning Intensive

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Stillness is not about “not doing anything”, but about the quality in which we can live in all our movements. Through stillness we offer ourselves the opportunity to reconnect, to rest and find a different way to move our body that allows for
a natural flow, balance and harmony.
Over these 5 mornings we will explore the quality of stillness and how to take this into movement on the mat. A self-honouring start to your New Year which will offer you the gift of resetting and developing a new foundation from which you can move forward into 2018.
Your investment $100.

Join us for this Summer Yoga Morning Intensive at Warriewood Surf Life Saving Club 8 – 12 January 2018. 7 – 8am Monday – Friday with Donna Gianniotis

For bookings contact Donna at: donna@yogaandhealing.com.au or call 0408 783 187

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Nov 2nd

Summer classes

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We’ve added new classes and a new timetable.
More opportunities to clear your mind and refuel your inner energy as you practice right beside the ocean, with views all the way to Mona Vale headland.
The sky lights your practice, and the sea takes you beyond.
Find your own body mind alchemy by the ocean, we help you get there.
We’re bringing together some amazing teachers to the Warriewood Surf Club.
Our new teachers Dominique Marill and Debbie Gilligan are both teaching stronger evening classes for students wanting to raise their vitality and explore yoga practice more deeply.

Debbie’s Dynamic Vinyasa classes run 7:30-8:30pm Monday nights.
Dominique’s Hatha Flow evening classes run Thursday nights 6-7:30pm.

For all details on individual classes, head here. And for to download an A4 PDF timetable to keep, simply click here.

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Oct 8th

Spring Day Retreat

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Raise your vitality with an uplifting

afternoon of Yoga at our first ever Spring

Day Retreat at Warriewood SLSC.

 

This day is especially for people with less time on their hands and no yoga experience needed!  Let us expertly guide you through two yoga classes and practical yogic philosophy for deep rejuvenation of the body, mind and spirit.

Beginning with a deep, gentle flowing yoga class with Liz Bennett, we will gather together for an introduction to the deeper dimensions of Yoga knowledge led by Valli Simpson. The ancient principles of the Yamas and Niyamas help to elevate our intentions and change our experiences. Valli will remind us how the energy of our thoughts and actions, has the power to transform our asana practice, and create a peaceful life. This will be followed by a deeply refreshing, restorative Yoga Nidra meditation. Included as part of the experience is the sharing of a nourishing Ayurvedic afternoon tea along with useful workshop notes to take home.

Saturday 28th October

Time 1-5pm

Cost $110

Bookings required – Discount $200/2 when you bring your friend/partner or mum along!

Contact Liz or Valli to confirm your spot Liz@yogaessentia.com.au or Valli@eastviewyoga.com.au or call Liz 0405 543 263

 

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Oct 2nd

October Long Weekend
Tonight’s Evening Class is on at 6Pm

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Hope you’re having a beautiful weekend.

We don’t want you to miss out on your Monday evening class, so Krystle will be taking the class at 6pm tonight.

Liz is on retreat in India and will be back to take her classes again from the 9th October.

Live life peacefully and keep practising yoga! x Liz

 

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