Half-day Therapeutic Yoga Retreat Oxford

to nourish all layers of our being

Saturday 10th June 2023

13:00 – 17:00

Vishuddha Yoga Studio, Oxford (Book here)

Four blissful hours of self-care.

Therapeutic yoga combines mindful movement, breathwork, mindfulness, energy revitalising, meditation and other yogic tools to nourish all layers of our being

(body-breath-mind-energy-spirit).

You’re under no obligation to participate in absolutely everything, this is your time, so join in when you want to, leave out what you don’t, and give yourself permission to rest, relax and just be.

Cost: £70

15% early bird discount (£59.50) until 30th of April. Enter promo code RELAXWITHGILL at checkout

Book here

Any questions, please pop Gill an email, contact@yogaannie.org

Plan for the day

13:00 Arrival: enjoy a cuppa (refreshments provided all day), set up your space, and welcome circle (please eat lunch before arrival – recommend leaving at least an hour between eating and arrival)

13:15 Physical Yoga Practise (90mins): a nourishing gently paced yoga practise including movement/asana, breathing/pranayama, mantra/affirmations, mudra/hand gestures, finishing with a luxurious savasana

14:30 Tea-break & treat: Gill to provide some homemade treats, but feel free to bring your own snacks too

14:45 Yoga Therapy tool: understanding the 5 layers (koshas) of our being and how we can better support our mind-body wellbeing

15:15 Deep Relaxation with Yoganidra (Guided Meditation): a deeply rejuvenating meditation, practiced lying down with the body completely at ease with the support of props and blanket for warmth. (examples here)

16:00 Tea-break

16:15 – 16:45 Closing Circle: reflect, relax and share

Things to note before booking:

  • This retreat is open to beginners and more experienced students alike
  • Please note we will be practising on the mat, including the floor for a lot of the session: supine, prone, seated, table-top and some standing sequences as well – along with plenty of options and modifications
  • We’ll have breaks for tea / coffee and snacks, some treats will be available on the day – but you’re welcome to bring your own too
  • Props: we will use in-studio props throughout the day – you may wish to bring your own blanket for yoganidra meditation

Location

The Vishuddha Centre
16 East Street
Oxford OX2 0AU

Just off the Botley Road on Osney Island.

5 minutes walk from Oxford Rail Station and 10 minutes walk from the centre of town.

They have six bicycle parking spaces in the building. There is no car parking on the Island (except for disabled), so please come on foot, by bike or use the Oxford City Park&Ride or public transport. Thank you!