MANDALA YOGA WORKSHOP
Sunday 31st July 1-3PM
ELEVEN:ELEVEN Yoga Studios
Host: Abbie Bates
Work through the elements in Mandala Yoga!
WHAT TO EXPECT
In this 2-hour workshop we will move through the 4 elements energetically working to awaken your internal world and connect to your body and mind. We will start with Meditation, Pranayama and Yin poses to softly awaken the areas of focus before moving into a dynamic Vinyasa flow. We will explore the body’s full range of movement allowing you to experience a full embodied practice.
Mandala - a geometric figure representing the universe.
Vinyasa- breath and movement linked and maintained in a conscious way.
The practice of Mandala Vinyasa focuses on the energy and essence of 4 elements: earth, air, fire, and water. Mandala Vinyasa connects each element with a specific area of the body whilst incorporating the spiral patterns of nature moving 360 degrees around the mat. It leads us into places that perhaps our awareness would not have access to by following a linear pattern.
• Earth – Hamstrings (forward folds)
• Air – Quadriceps & Hip Flexors (backbends)
• Fire- Abdomen/ Glutes (Twists)
• Water – Groin (poses such as Chinese splits)
The class will also include arm balances and inversions (which can be skipped if that’s not your thing).
WHO ARE YOU TRAINING WITH?
Your workshop is hosted by Abbie, trained in Mandala Vinyasa, Ashtanga, Pranayama, and Meditation. Abbie’s classes are joyful, inclusive, strong, and dynamic leaving you feeling a deeper connection to your true self as well as having fun!
WHO IS THIS FOR?
This workshop is for anyone who wants to deepen their practice, as well as experiencing an exciting and dynamic form of yoga. This workshop is open to all, but some yoga experience is recommended.