*Wednesday 18.15 - 19.30 All levels £10
Iyengar Yoga Accessible yoga:
Learn how to make shapes with your body to form standing and seated poses. Develop stability and flexibility. Immediately experience more freedom in your body and eventually in your mind. The poses we work on help us focus, concentrate and quieten down busy minds. Theres plenty of help, hands on adjustment and direction so we can learn safely.
The beginners class is open to all including complete beginners and “bad backs”.
About me: I believe yoga positively transforms body, mind and soul! I’m passionate about the Iyengar method being accessible to all regardless of age, ability or state of health. I attended my first Iyengar class ten years ago and was amazed at how much I learnt and how great I felt – the door was open on a new kind of self-awareness and self-study! Since then I’ve been fascinated by the depth of the subject and never ending learning, the study of consciousness, the study of breath, the chance to gain and improve my health and the journey in. I’m grateful to have studied with senior teachers Rajiv and Swati Chanchani amongst many others that visit us at Manchester & District Institute of Iyengar Yoga, and share their knowledge and years of study with the Iyengar family in Pune, India.
“Words cannot convey the value of yoga, it has to be experienced” BKS Iyengar
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This class is open to all whether you are completely new or looking to progress! A mainly Hatha based class with some incorporation of Vinyasa and Astanga. Classes usually will be a combination of some strength training and stretches ending with a relaxing cool down. My class will also have breathing techniques and some hands on adjustments. Variations will be suggested to that those who want a bit more challenge can take those and those would wish to ease in a little more can take other suggestions.
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My goal is always to deliver you a challenging workout, in a friendly and encouraging atmosphere, with an emphasis on correct form and technique. I want my clients to leave their sessions with their mood elevated and feeling stronger in mind and body!
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My name is Sifu Jamal Alek and I am the chief instructor and manager of the
Tai Chi Kung Fu Centre in Manchester, also the senior instructor of the Chen Style Tai Chi Centre and disciple of Grandmaster Liming Yue.
Our classes are suitable for all levels of fitness from beginner to advanced students teaching Traditional Chen Style Tai Chi Quan & Chinese Health Qigong, offering a friendly welcoming atmosphere in this wonderful Space for you to start or to continue your journey.
We teach the full grading syllabus from chinese health exercises, foundation training to advance weapons training, along side Chinese Kung Fu with traditional chinese lion dance and dragon play.
Offering classes, seminars and workshops, student grading and instructor courses throughout the year, we are sure to keep your practice fresh and rewarding.