At university I began practicing at a weekly lunchtime yoga classes, then continued attending classes as I moved around the country until settling in North Yorkshire in 1983. Over the years I haveworked in a variety of styles, including British Wheel, Iyengar and Ashtanga, and benefited from teachers such as Philip Xerri, Muz Murray, Donna Farhi, Mukunda Stiles Swami Vedantananda, and Swami Satyaprakash.
Lilley's been teaching since 2006 but her first experience of yoga was in the early 1990s when she took part in a pioneering therapeutic programme for asthmatics. Lilley considers yoga as being thesingle most effective tool in helping her to recover from an auto-immune disorder, which at its peak left her too weak to walk.
Katherine started practising yoga in 2005 whilst living in Australia. She loved practising outdoors, in the early morning to set herself up for the day. Over the years she has continued to practicewith different traditions, including Hatha Yoga, Anusara Yoga, Sivananda Yoga and Kundalini Yoga. Yoga is a great activity for people who are living with physical or mental health conditions and want to live a better quality of life.
Yoga for you gives you the chance to come to class and commit to looking after yourself better physically, mentally and emotionally. Bringing an enhanced feeling of positive health, strength andvitality to your daily life. No matter what physical condition your are in, Yoga for You can be a shining light to take you forward in life so that you can develop naturally, de-stress and deepen your relationship with everything around you.
We are tucked away behind the Bishopthorpe Road shops, just off Scarcroft Rd. Turn down Scarcroft Rd at the traffic light junction with Bishopthorpe Rd, take the first left up Nunmill St, and turnleft up the alleyway just past the green railings. See map for parking suggestions.
You have trained long and hard, practiced diligently and now you have doubts - about yourself, your teaching and commitment. What is happening? The answer is: you are practicing yoga. Self-enquiry,reflection and doubting your intentions are the manifestation of a deeper relationship, that can withstand and flourish through enquiry and emotional turmoil. Compare your relationship with yoga with other meaningful relationships that endure through change and even conflict.
I used to have real pain after long car journeys. I would get out and be hobbling. I have done loads of car journeys now and it has been fine, so it really has made the difference. It does help me andthe other people in the class were all saying the same thing.
Classes help you get in touch with your true nature. You can be happy with who you are rather than who you think you should be. And when you are in tune with yourself you will find it easier to makethe right choices. Choosing to live healthily and respectfully so we can enjoy more energy and zest for life. We can be in touch with what really matters to us. With passion and purpose we are motivated. I bring over 20 years of professional practice of healing, hypnotherapy and NLP.
Yoga is a healthy way of life for everyone regardless of size, shape, age, sex or experience. It is a type of exercise that can be adapted to suit your needs and physical capabilities. Yoga improvesyour flexibility, strength and muscle tone, corrects your posture and eases back pain through strengthening the spine. Yoga is a wonderful way to relax the mind and body, boost your energy levels and alleviate stress.