The Mandala Preston CIC Yoga & Complementary Health Centre
The Mandala Preston CICYoga & Complementary Health Centre

 BOOKING YOGA CLASSES & GENERAL ADVICE:

  • Most of our yoga classes are 'drop-ins' so you will pay on the day. There are a few where you need to book a space and this is indicated on the timetable.
  • All classes are suitable for beginners except where indicated.
  • Any changes to class schedules will be indicated on the timetable and homepage
  • By all means contact Mandala for information on classes.
  • For the majority of yoga classes, it is best not to eat 1-2 hours before.

 

Yin Yoga - Gentle

Monday 6-7:15pm £7

Yin Yoga is a quiet and slow Yoga practice, each posture is held for several minutes.

Soft music plays and you have time to find ease in your body.

Teacher:   Alison Gough

 

Enquiries:   alisongoughyoga@gmail

Yoga Alliance Registereed Vinyasa Flow, Yin Teacher Training with Sarah Powers

Self Practice

Monday 6-8pm £6

'Self Practice' allows you to work through your own yoga practice at your own pace.

The teacher does not direct the sequence but provides assists and advice on a one to one basis. Anyone wishing to stretch and relax in a quiet area, is welcome. Booking required

                                                                  Teacher: Marguerita

Enquiries: whitestripesyoga@gmail.com or call 07809 119509

Yoga & Meditation - Mixed

Monday 7:30-9pm £7

This Yoga Class is a mix of yogic posture and breathing as well as concentration and meditative practices. 

Learn new ways of breathing, concentrating and focusing, and practices of deep relaxation.

Teacher:    Oliver Thorne

Enquiries:   cothorne@hotmail.com

Qualifications: Traditional Yoga Teacher Training at Ashram in India Phd Religion & Philosophy (University Tutor), Traditional Thai Massage, 3rd Dan Akido Teacher adults & children

 

Yoga & Relaxation - Gentle

Tuesday 12:30 - 2pm  £5

A gentle class including yoga postures, how to breath correctly, guidance on structural corrections, mind calming practices and how to adapt daily routines to the seasons including diet!

Teacher:  Sue Denerley

Enquiries suedenerley@msn.com  -  07962 449297

Qualifications:  BWY Teacher's Diploma & Numerous in Holistic Therapy.

 

Yoga for health - Gentle

Tuesday 6:15-7:15pm 

An easy to follow class including guidance to help make your breathing more effective for health, how to develop a calmer outlook, maintenance of muscles/joints and advice on postural alignment, which can cause aches/pains  Teacher:  Karen Duke

Enquiries:  yogaandholistictherapy@gmail.com or 07981 649509

Qualifications:  BWY Diploma Teacher, Yoga Therapist,  Specialist in Women's Health, Fusion Massage Therapist

 

Pregnancy Yoga - Gentle

Tuesday 7-8pm £5  Pre-book

Relaxation, breathing skills and other tools to aid your health during pregnancy and labour. Assistance with postural alignment and working with positions for labour

Yoga basics to enhance you individual spiritual strength.

Wear comfortable clothing and bring a pillow for relaxation. Suitable from second trimester (14 - 16 weeks) through to delivery.

 

Booking required contact Sarah:  smithsarahjane@me.com  or  07900 074196

 Qualifications:  BWY Diploma Teacher & Teacher Trainer, Antenatal Yoga Teacher Diploma

 

Hot Yoga Flow

Tuesday 7:30-9pm  £5  

 

fun class with music. The yoga postures flow into each other, but you may also have a short time holding them.

It is called 'hot' as the room will be warm and you’ll be moving from 'body shape' to 'body shape' which requires some effort and this produces heat!

Teacher: Angela:  angelarat@yahoo.co.uk  07813 766648

Qualification:  BWY Teacher's Diploma

 

Morning Ashtanga Yoga - Energetic 

Wednesday 7-8:15am £7

Ashtanga is an energetic yoga practice. Based on linking breath and movement, it is a powerful practice to re-energize. You can develop a strong and healthy body with regular practice.

 

Teacher:  Davide Penazzi  - 07906 537943

 

 

Beginners Yoga - Gentle

Wednesday 9:30-11am

A very accessible class with a mix of styles to introduce you to yoga. Susan will teach you yoga postures as well as relaxing breathing techniques.

 

 

Teacher:  Susan Richmond  trained with Lucy Crawford and British Wheel of Yoga. 

07730 338483 & susan.richmond1@btinternet.com

 

 

Hatha Yoga - Mixed

Wednesday 6 - 7:30pm £5

A robust counterpoise for an active or sporty lifestyle. Beginner friendly, a challenge to all, David encourages you to explore and challenge your limits. 

 

You’ll create greater flexibility, build strength and increase stamina, learn to control and expand the breath and find physical balance and stillness of the mind

 

Teacher: David: davidmcrain@yahoo.co.uk

or telephone 07722 733996

Qualification:  BWY Teacher's Diploma

 

Mens Yoga - Mixed

Wednesday 7:30 - 9pm £5

 

  • Beginner friendly, a challenge to all
  • A comfortable light hearted environment to explore your limits
  • Create greater flexibility, build strength and increase stamina
  • Complements and counters other ‘sport’
  • Control and expansion of the breath
  • Find stillness in the mind

 

For more information email davidmcrain@yahoo.co.uk

or telephone 07722 733996

Qualification:  BWY Teacher's Diploma

 

Ashtanga - Energetic 

Thursday 6-7:45pm £7

Ashtanga is a challenging style of yoga, but you 'reap what you sow'. It’s a Traditional & authentic style of teaching from a respected lineage of Ashtanga Yoga.

 

The teacher helps you to learn the sequence, so that you can practice wherever you are. There’s a focus on co-ordinating breath with the movements. Your practice becomes a synchronised flow with body and breath. This, in time, can result in doing a moving meditation. 

Not suitable for complete beginners to Ashtanga Yoga, please take introduction course first

 Teacher:     Davide Penazzi   07906 537943

 

Ashtanga - Energetic 

Thursday 8-9:15pm £6

Strong, energetic, flowing practice. Quietens the mind, and builds strength, flexibility and a deep connection with and appreciation of the body and breath.

We play with gravity and really breathe into all areas of the body, working muscles across all planes of movement and reconnecting with the joy of movement to truly feel alive!

Come and practice this amazing moving meditation ..

Effort without tension...Ease without laziness. 

Teacher:   Emma Lowther-Wright

Yoga Alliance qualified teacher (200hrs), John Scott Ashtanga Yoga Diploma 200hrs, Trained to teach Ashtanga yoga by internationally renowned John Scott.  

Enquiries:  emmabebliss@outlook.com

Ashtanga - Beginners course 

Thursday 8-9:15pm £5

Note this class returns in January

If you want to build strength, stamina and confidence begire joining the class upstairs pop along to this beginners class.

An Introduction to the basics for Ashtanga Yoga Practice. Learn how to synchronise breath with movement, how to move safely from movement to movement in this flowing sequence. 

 

Experience a growth in confidence and strength and how the practice leads to a quiet mind

Teachers:  Charlotte Laithwaite, Helen Lord and assisted by Marguerita

Enquiries & Booking char.lai@hotmail.co.uk

Please note: Booking esential

 

Relaxing Hatha Flow - Gentle

Friday 9:45 - 11.00 £5

This lovely inclusive class is suitable for 'beginners', and those who prefer a more calming practice.

 

Straight forward flow sequences, combining breath and movement to stretch and strengthen, followed by a guided relaxation to sooth the chatter in your mind, leaving you feeling refreshed. (Not suitable during pregnancy) 

Teacher:  Charlotte Barrow.  Enquiries to:   cljbarrow@hotmail.com

Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga - Fridays 6 - 7.15pm/£6     

 

  • Learn this wonderful systematic yoga practice and reconnect to your body and mind.
  • Based on a long tradition of yoga practice to promote health & vitality.
  • The sequence of movements is synchronised with your breath and the class leaves you feeling energised and calm while regular practice builds strength, flexibility and the ability to live with more emotional ease.
  • Although the sequence is energetic, it is also nuturing...
  • Suitable for all levels of experience, including beginners 

       Teacher: Emma Lowther-Wright 

       Yoga Alliance qualified Teacher (200hrs), Trained to teach Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga with Internationally known John Scott . 

      

 

 

Fridays 6.30pm - 8.00pm

Friday Relaxation Yoga  

                 6.30 pm - 8.00pm / £5

  • Simple asana using props for extra comfort and held for slightly longer than in a regular class, to encourage release
  • Basic guided relaxation practice
  • Breath work to calm the mind and induce a relaxed state...
  • Suitable for all abilities and a great start to the weekend!

For more information email angelarat@yahoo.co.uk
or telephone 07813 766648

 
A continuous flow of movements linked with the flow of your breath...

Saturday Ashtanga Yoga   -     7.30 - 9.00 am/£5

   

ENJOY THIS PEACEFUL TIME OF DAY TO INVEST IN YOU!

Based on a complete health system for the body called 'Yoga Chikitsa' or yoga therapy

Includes breathing practices, meditation and relaxation

This type of practice is challenging but builds stamina, strength and mental focus

 

                    Teacher:  Marguerita

                                                  

                                                   Enquiries:  whitestripesyoga@gmail.com  -  or call 07809119509

 

Saturdays 9 - 10.30am

Saturday Kundalini Yoga       9.30 - 11.00 am/£6

 

The first Saturday of each month 

Following dates to note 6th Oct, 3rd Nov, 1st Dec 

 

These classes are a dynamic blend of postures, pranayama (breathing exercises), some mantra (chanting) & meditation, which teach you the art of relaxation, self-healing and elevation.

                         'Balancing body and mind enables you to experience the clarity and beauty of your soul'    

                                                                                                                                                      Yogi Bhajan

All levels and abilities welcome

Teacher:   Sangat Prem Kaur (Wendy)

Enquiries:   sangatpremkaur@aol.com or   07713 882107  

 

 

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