The latest news from Body Yoga!
What's new at Body Yoga??
Spring has finally arrived after a very long, cold and wet winter! With the change in weather the immune system can become compromised so time to keep those vitamins up, get your yoga dose up and drink plenty of water! For now, grab a warm drink, make yourself comfortable and enjoy our newsletter!

We hope the space at Body Yoga  continues to give you a place to retreat to, somewhere you can let go and find peace and stillness within yourself,

Love Karen and the team at Body Yoga x

September Workshops, Courses & Events!

Fathers Day this Sunday 4th September

Why not treat your Dad to a yoga class this Sunday at 9am. Yoga is a great thing to share as a family. Also if you have a Father who loves yoga we have gift vouchers available for purchase online or through the studio.

Click here to book online now or to purchase a gift voucher!   


Sound Bath Meditation

Our facilitator ‘Peta’ is a certified sound healing practitioner and will  create gentle healing sounds by playing hand crafted 7 chakra Tibetan singing bowls from Mt Kailash and Himalayan Mountains, melodic native flute, meditative quartz crystal singing bowls, heartbeat hoop drum and energising gongs. For new meditators or anyone who struggles in their practice, this is a great opportunity to ease yourself in. You can sit in a traditional manner or lay down and get comfy with bolsters and blankets. 

www.positivemusic.com.au/sound-bath/

Tuesday 6th September 8.15 – 9.15 pm.

Fee $30.00

Bookings essential! 

Click here to book online now!

 

Special Event - The Role of Emotions in Creating Disease, A Talk with Dr Max Ferraiuolo

Dr Max Ferraiuolo is a homoeopath, naturopath and doctor of Chinese medicine and completed his masters in acupuncture at RMIT University. Max has over 20 years experience in private practice and has always been passionate about tackling the causes of why we get sick. Throughout his many years of treating people's pain and illness, he gained a greater understanding of the role our emotions play in causing disease. He would like to share this understanding with you. Please join us on  15th September at Body Yoga, for this fascinating look at the role our emotions play in creating disease.

Cost : Gold Coin donation.

Date & Time: Thursday 15th September 8-9pm 

Please contact Karen to make a booking to attend this very important topic.  


Meditation

The next Monthly (drop in) Meditation Class will be held on:
Tuesday 20th September 8-9pm
Investment: $10 (FREE if you've attended any previous meditation workshops this year). Everyone welcome! Includes relaxation and breathing  practices.




School Holiday Family Yoga in The Park with Anna

Come and move and groove with your kids this Spring and enjoy a mix of yoga, games and tons of fun! Bring along friends, neighbours or just your family to experience a sense of community and togetherness. Unleash your inner child and strengthen your bond with your kids! We’ll finish off with a fun scavenger hunt to enjoy the beautiful park! Once we start doing yoga we all wish we had found it sooner – help your kids enjoy this gift at a young age.

What to bring: Towel or yoga mat per child and adult

Suitable for all ages

Bookings essential ~ please book online at www.bodyyoga.com.au under news & events, click book online and select event date on calender

Time and Date: 2-3pm Wednesday 21st September

Venue: Wilson Botanic Park, Multi-Purpose Room (wet weather) Fairy Dell lawn (fine weather)

Cost: $10 per child (Adults free)

For all other enquiries phone Anna on 0402 072 677

Book online now


New Class  Friday 6:15pm Vinyasa with Davide commencing Friday 9th September! 

We have a NEW class starting on Friday evenings. This class will be taken by Davide who took classes on Sundays at Body Yoga in Emma’s absence throughout June and was very popular. He is a Level 3 Senior teacher and has been teaching Yoga for well over 20 years after training in Italy and later further training  in India, the home of Yoga.  Davide will be also taking workshops, including a Pranyama workshop very soon. We would love to see you on Fridays supporting Davide and what a wonderful way to ‘de-stress' the body after a busy week.    


Class Changes

Tuesday 6:30pm Vinyasa with Keren

Alot of you would have met the lovely Keren during Emma's absence and we are pleased to announce that she will be taking over the 6:30pm Vinyasa class as of Tuesday August 30th. (Keren owned and ran a very popular Yoga studio in Beaconsfield). Don't worry Emma is not going anywhere and you can still see her on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and on the weekends!

Wednesday 7:45pm Yin with Emma

As of Wednesday 7th September the 7:45pm class will be a yin class with Emma. The yin classes have been more popular at night so those of you who love your yin have two nights to choose from or why not come to both?

Friday 9:30am Vinyasa with Rachel

We have been trialing an 11am Friday Vinyasa class over the last few months due to requests from students and unfortunately due to insufficient numbers this class will be cancelled with the last class being held this Friday 2nd September. From this date the 9:30am Friday class will become a Vinyasa class aimed at all levels to help you get your Friday off to an energetic start!

 

Yoga for a Cause!

Rachel is once again embarking on the 100km trek that is Oxfam next year and as part of her training preparations she will be participating in a few charity endurance events beforehand. The first in these walks is a 25km event for the Peter Mac Foundation. Peter Mac holds a specal place in Rachel's heart as they offered care and support to her Father in law during his treatment of mesothelioma when everyone else had given up on him. She will be holding a 90 minute yin yoga class including a relaxing yoga nidra for $25 which will be a fully tax deductible donation. Please do not pay online. Instead you can donate via the link below or bring $25 on the day, provide your email address and the receipt will be emailed to you.

Date & Time: Saturday 24th September, 4-5.30pm

Cost: $25 fully tax deductible donation on the day or via this link:



Grand Final Public Holiday

Friday 30th September Class Schedule

We will just be running the one class on this public holiday.

9:30am Vinyasa class as usual

6:15pm Vinyasa cancelled

 
October Workshops, Courses & Events!

Kids and Teen Yoga Classes

Term 4 Commences Thursday 6th October

These classes will introduce your kids and teens to yoga in a simple, structured,
and uniquely effective program to help them calm themselves and
feel happy.  They will learn the basic postures and concepts of  yoga in a fun and supportive environment.


Kids class
Thurs 4.15-5pm
Age: Primary Years

Teens Class (11yo+)
Thursday 5-6pm

Pricing: $15 Trial class $130 – per 10 week school term

 
Mums and Bubs Yoga Course with Anna

This 6 week course will introduce you and your baby to yoga in a relaxed and supportive environment. You will learn practices which support you to feel vibrant and help you deal with the myriad pressures of motherhood.  This program will help you connect with yourself, your baby and share the motherhood journey in a supportive group.


Suitable for Mums from six weeks post partum and babies from six weeks to crawlers

Commencing Tuesday October 11th for six consecutive weeks 11:15-12:15pm

Pricing: $120 for the six week course, which includes weekly handouts, online forum and resources.

Click here to book online now!

Spring into a new YOU Workshop with Anna!

Detoxing is a natural process that is designed to occur on a daily and seasonal basis.  This workshop offers a yoga regime and other simple practices to gently reboot and help you detox from winter and boost your vitality for the warmer months ahead.    This is an opportunity to introduce yoga and meditation to your life or deepen your current practice.  You will receive simple and gentle guidelines to enable you to take a giant leap forward in your health.
                                                             Workshop   Outline:
  • Yoga practice to remove unwanted waste/ toxins in a methodical, strategic and highly conscious way
  • Meditation to detox the mind and emotions, releasing outdated habits and thinking patterns, helping you to step deeper into vibrant health and inner freedom
  • A four week series of online resources to support you to evolve your practices and healthy habits throughout spring

Date and Time: October 22, 1-3.30pm

Investment: $50



Ayurveda talk with Dr Mahesh coming up in October

Learn everything Ayurveda!

This will be followed by private one hour Consultations  with Dr Mahesh… bookings essential  Cost for private consultation: $95.00

Ayurveda Cooking Class – to follow

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Coming Soon!

Yoga Beats Night

A night of yoga, funky tunes and plenty of fun....

Body Yoga Movie Night

Bring your favourite blanket and get comfy for our first movie night...

Day Retreat

November Day Retreat, yoga, meditation, self enquiry, great food and of course great company...

Creating your best year!

A December workshop including yoga, meditation and vision board creation to help you create your best year yet!

More details to come or call

Karen 0400 20 1945

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