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Slow Yoga Workshop for Depression, Anxiety & Fatigue

  • Beckenham Place Mansion Beckenham Hill Road Beckenham United Kingdom (map)

This workshop is an introduction to the benefits of slow yoga, providing research and scientific evidence combined with specific practices that help combat the stresses of the modern world; depression, anxiety and fatigue. While each sequence has a specific focus, the common thread includes the immediate benefits of breath work to calm the nervous system.

In this 2-hour workshop you’ll learn how slow, mindful yoga benefits 3 common health challenges:

Fatigue: I’ll help you understand the challenges of fatigue and introduce you to two basic functions of the nervous system. We’ll also look at the immense value of slow “innercise” compared to the benefits of exercise. 

Depression: We’ll look at why slow yoga is particularly useful, focusing on specific practice points for depression.

Anxiety: We’ll investigate the neural mechanisms behind anxiety, the connection between anxiety and depression and the benefits of slow breathing and focusing on specific practice points for anxiety.

We’ll cover:

  • Theory: Understand the nervous system and how slow yoga practice helps calm our body’s fight or flight mode.

  • Practice: 20 minute sequences demonstrating and highlighting therapeutic and calming techniques for each health issue.

  • Video sequences: You’ll receive access to my online video sequences, where you can practice and follow along at home.

The workshop takes place in the beautiful Beckenham Place Mansion

Hey Louise, I just wanted to say how much we enjoyed your workshop on Saturday. Lovely environment and energy in your class. I felt like I was in a private class tuning into your teaching but in the comfortable surroundings of a warm class atmosphere. I took away plenty to ponder, but also practical breathing exercises I can build into my daily routine. Been practicing my opening wings today and it lifts everything so thanks, you’re a wonderful teacher!
— Martin, East London