Yoga workshops take place in Ilminster, Donyatt, Chard and Jordans Courtyard. They provide the space and time for you to take your yoga to a deeper level.
Watch this space for up and coming workshops or follow Zoga Yoga on Facebook.
Yoga by Candlelight
- 7pm – 9pm Tuesday 10th December
All at the Archie Gooch Pavilion, Canal Way, Ilminster TA19 9FE
As the autumn nights draw in gently ease out tight tense muscles with slow flowing stretches, Yin and Restorative Yoga poses. Using calming breathing techniques we will soothe the body and quieten the mind. The session will end with a soothing yoga nidra (a guided yogic sleep), which will leave you feeling calm and rested, all ready to go to bed!!
The cost is £15, booking is essential as spaces are limited and only confirmed on receipt of payment.
Yoga Taster Sessions £4 each
If yoga is something that you think you would like to try but have never really felt comfortable about going to a class, come along and try out a taster session. All classes will provide an introduction to key yoga poses with clear instructions in laymans terms. No previous experience is necessary. See Classes page for more information about the styles of yoga.
- Vinyasa Flow Yoga on Tuesday 19th November
- Yin Yoga on Tuesday 26th November
All from 7pm to 8pm at the Archie Gooch Pavilion, Canal Way, Ilminster TA19 9FE
2pm – 4.30pm Saturday 16th November at the Yoga Barn, Jordans Courtyard, nr Ilminster
Enhance your running performance with this workshop designed specifically for runners. We’ll explore yoga positions that improve your flexibility and stability, which can decrease your risk of injuries. Using yoga postures and breathing techniques to increase lung capacity and restorative yoga poses to gently release tight muscles. In addition, you will learn some quick and easy post run stretches. Suitable for anyone new to yoga.
The cost is £35 and needs to be booked via the Yoga Barn at Jordans Courtyard
Restore and Rejuvenate – Yoga Day Retreat
10am – 5pm Saturday 23rd November 2019 at Vaughn Lee Memorial Hall, Whitelackington, Nr Ilminster TA19 9EF
Find your inner balance and treat yourself to a day of inner peace which will leave you with a clear mind, healthy body and a happy soul.
The morning will start with a calming yet energising flow of yoga poses, designed to stretch out tight shoulders, hips and lower backs. Create a sense of peace and stillness in the mind and body with pranayama and meditation; then feed your soul with a delicious freshly made vegetarian / vegan lunch. After eating, weather permitting we’ll take a short mindful walk through the grounds of the nearby Dillington Estate. On our return we will then gently release any remaining tension from the body with a combination of Restorative and Yin Yoga poses, followed by a Yoga Nidra (guided relaxation) which will leave you feeling blissfully calm. Before we say our goodbyes and depart for the day enjoy a tea and some homemade cake.
Zoë will be your yoga guide, and the food will be provided by O-Jas, local event caterers specialising in healthy vegetarian and vegan food www.o-jas.co.uk
The earlybird cost is £50 if booked by October 26th, then the full price is £60. Booking is essential as spaces are limited. Places only confirmed on receipt of payment.
Yoga for Cyclists
2pm – 4.30pm Saturday 30th November at the Yoga Barn, Jordans Courtyard, nr Ilminster
Suitable for all levels of cyclists this workshop is designed specifically to target the areas of the body that get tight and tense. We’ll explore yoga positions that improve your flexibility and stability, which can decrease your risk of injuries and also soothe sore shoulders, backs and hips. Using yoga postures and breathing techniques to increase lung capacity and restorative yoga poses to gently release tight muscles. Suitable for anyone new to yoga.
The cost is £35 and needs to be booked via the venue at Jordans Courtyard
Yin Yoga and Nidra
- 7.30pm – 8.30pm Thursday 28th November
- 7.30pm – 8.30pm Thursday 5th December
Both at Ash Hill Natural Health Clinic, Fore St, Chard TA20 1PT
Come and get cosy with these slow yoga sessions which will soothe your nervous system. The session will be mainly seated or lying down on the floor, during the first half we will loosen tense muscle with easy stretches and Yin Yoga poses. Then lie back and be guided through a yoga nidra, or a yogic sleep, which will quieten the brain waves, as if you were meditating. This practice is wonderful to relieve stress and anxiety and can help with insomnia.
The cost is £8, booking is essential as spaces are limited. Places are only confirmed on receipt of payment.
Pre Christmas Chill Out Yoga
9.30am – 12.30pm Sunday 15th December 2019 at Vaughn Lee Memorial Hall, Whitelackington, Nr Ilminster TA19 9EF
The lead up to Christmas can get stressful and frantic, so escape for a morning to replenish your energy and resume your inner calm. We’ll begin by releasing tension from the mind and body with pranayama and gentle stretches, then incorporate an eclectic mix of kundalini and asana to build up the energy in the body before winding down with some Yin Yoga, then finishing with a yoga nidra.
The cost is £20, booking is essential as spaces are limited. Places only confirmed on receipt of payment.
New Year Yoga Workshop
9.30am – 12.30pm Saturday 11th January 2020 at Donyatt Village Hall on A358 at TA19 0RG.
Perfect for the post Christmas period you can detox and declutter your mind and body, then apply your new years resolutions in a holistic way, using the power of Sankalpa to set your intentions for the year ahead. The workshop will incorporate breathing exercises to revitalise the body and boost energy levels. Flowing yoga sequences involving plenty of twisting poses that squeeze the internal organs, helping the body eliminate and release toxins. Having warmed up the body and stoked our inner fire, we will then hold some deeper Yin Yoga poses, targeting the Liver and Gallbladder meridians, to enhance our determination and action. We will complete the workshop with a guided meditation and relaxation. This workshop will help you harness your mental strength and will power so you can accomplish your resolutions.
The cost is £23, booking is essential as spaces are limited. Places only confirmed on receipt of payment.
Outdoor Pop Up Yoga
During the summer I hold occasional yoga sessions outside. Follow Zoga Yoga on Facebook to ensure you hear of these impromptu sessions.
I always leave a session feeling completely calm and relaxed, both physically and mentally”