Yoga Workshop: Ganesha Grounding with Dory Walker

  • Clifton Library 13 Princess Victoria Street Bristol, BS8 4BX United Kingdom

Weekend Yoga Workshop - Ganesha Grounding with Dory
Sunday 24th January / 10am - 12pm
At Clifton Library
(THIS IS NOW FULLY BOOKED - NEXT WORKSHOP IS FEBRUARY 28TH)


Focusing on the energies and symbolism of the elephant deity Ganesha, we find strength in the asanas to adapt to the obstacles of life and experience the grounding quality of our yoga practice. We will explore pranayama, mudra, mediation and mantra to reawaken our boundless energy and help invoke foundations for positive living...

The turning of another year offers space for reflection and renewed energy and focus for our next steps forward. The practise of setting a Sankalpa is central in yoga. A Sankalpa can be described as the most perfect wish we could have for our lives. It helps us stay positive and focused on our goals. It should be about the improvement of our own lives and those of others. 

New year is a perfect time to make a new Sankalpa or reinvest our energies into a current one. Sankalpa keeps us strong when life hands us the big stuff, I don't know about you but 2015 was a 'big stuff' year. Staying with Sankalpa and the practise graces us with inner strength to keep breathing, keep being present, keep experiencing at those times when at a survival level we want to hold our breath and go numb to survive. Sankalpa really helps us to thrive.

The January workshop calls on the energy of Ganesha. Ganesha is the elephant headed God who symbolises amongst other things the removal of obstacles. Using Asana, Pranayama, meditation and chanting the practise will focus on a flow to bring awareness to limiting beliefs and other obstacles that may obscure our progress in actualising our Sankalpas. Building physical strength, with a courageous heart and clear focused mind can move mountains. Come and get inspired to make 2016 the year that you live out more of your hearts desires and dreams.

Cost £20 (or can use 2 x Class Passes for mixer/1.5hr cards - please contact us directly if you wish to use your card passes) 

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