"Life is a moving, breathing thing"
Banksia Yoga offers relaxed, small, classes with Hatha Yoga and meditation teacher, Hanna Somatic movement educator and counsellor Maureen in Blackwood.
Hatha Yoga co-ordinates mindful movements with the breath, and promotes a connection between all the systems of the physical body and the mind. It is calming for the central nervous system and promotes flexibility, balance and strength. Relaxation and meditation is an integral part of all classes.
With a focus on personalised practice; students are encouraged and facilitated to work to their own needs, and become independent in their practice.
See the events page for an exciting new course to be offered in 2018.
Why Banksia Yoga?
The name Banksia Yoga is inspired by the beautiful sprawling banksia tree, and the many birds it nurtures through its flowers.
The centre of the Banksia represents the still point in us all, that which is unchanging through time and the chaos of life.
The flower of the Banksia is like life, swirling, busy, vibrant. The leaves around the Banksia represent how the 8 limbs of Yoga can support us through all stages of our lives and continually help us return to that still point in the centre.
Feedback from students.........
When I get to your class and am finally on the mat I am so relieved to be there to know that I am going to spend an hour and a half just on myself on something that does me so much good and somewhere where I do not feel judged. You also have the ability to make everyone feel like their well being is of the utmost importance to you. Alex