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Theme of Autumn YOGA
Keeping the Balance: Routine, regularity & discipline – key words for any Yoga practice and an essential part of
balancing the VATA energies which predominate this season, like the qualities of Air, Space, Erratic, Changeable,
Quick, Cooling, Drying.
The Meridians of Lung & Large Intestine are highlighted this season. Both these meridians are organs of release,
letting go of the toxins from the opposite ends of our body and specifically for the lungs as they hold grief.
The core of our yoga practice is to breath properly and the benefits can be enhanced by powerful pranayama
practices – which is the key to the entire body-mind connection.
So, we take a slow steady approach to our yoga practice which is grounding, nurturing & detoxifying; we incorporate practices that alleviates stiffness that comes with the colder, windier & unpredictable weather; and use essential practices of proper breathing, relaxation & meditation to calm, focus & soothe the mind, encouraging the sense of letting go.
For more about this season, read my Blogs:
The Last Turn of the Wheel: AUTUMN – the element METAL + AYURVEDA: AUTUMN into early WINTER
New On-Line Booking + Payment System is NOW IN USE!
I am offering Zoom Classes & Live In-Person Classes;
both can be booked with our new Online Booking System on next page.
LIVE STREAMING ON-LINE via ZOOM
Mondays 10-11.30 am WAKE UP YOGA
Fridays 6-7 pm SLOW DOWN YOGA + MEDITATION
All Zoom classes can be accessed with Linda Allam's Personal Meeting Room which stays the same
link, so keep it safe along with Meeting ID + Passcode.
So, if you are booking for first time, once you have booked + paid,
please email me and I will send you my Personal Meeting Room link.
Please book online + pay with my personal paypal link: paypal.me/YOGALindaAllam
LIVE IN-PERSON GROUP YOGA restarting - see booking page for on-going schedule.
Thursdays 10-11.30 am @ The Settlement, Maryport - Starting 17 September
Tuesdays 6-7.30 pm @ St Michael's Parish Hall, Workington - Starting 6 October
Please be assured that the COVID requirements will be strictly met, this is the main
reason for introducing the new booking/payment system, as no drop-ins are allowed.
Payment for In-person classes is made via the on-line Booking system which will offer
you a choice to pay be either Credit Card or Debit Card or your PayPal account;
these options will automatically come up when using system.
Payment for ZOOM classes will continue with my personal pay pal me account.
I've tried to keep the booking/payment system simple - however - it will be a learning curve for us all!!!
Let me know of any issues or feedback.
NEWCOMERS are welcome - contact me first for a chat & screening, plus complete New Starter Form on next page.
For Full Schedule + Booking: Please go to Book + Pay page + read/download the appropriate Documents prior to booking.
1to1 Private Sessions
I offer 1-1 private sessions personalised for people who need targeted individual help according to imbalances, fitness level, health issues
and overall aim. So you may have a specific problem for example with your back; or recovering from an accident/surgery; or just need some 1 to 1 input to get you on track to develop your own personal practice. We work in a therapeutic way with Yogasana, breathing, relaxation and mindfulness are all incorporated into the personal practice. Please contact me to find out more.
SUPERVISION & MENTORING for TEACHERS & ASSESSMENT for STUDENT TEACHERS
As a senior teacher with my wide experience of teaching yoga and leading groups, workshops, and courses over three decades!
I can offer a supervisory role to other yoga teachers and student teachers in training.
If you are interested in exploring how this could be of benefit to you and your teaching, please contact me to have a chat.
YOGA for Healthy Lower Backs
I offer this Specialised YHLB 12 week course, evidence based, from a large yoga research study with York University and funded by
Arthritis Research UK. The positive results showing it to be safe and effective, were published in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
The course teaches & motivates people how get moving again, with simple, gentle yoga, targeting back comfort, with postural improvements, mental focus and relaxation techniques. Research proved long-term benefits for those who attended the 12 week course and continued practising at home for approx 30 minutes twice a week.
Please contact me to see is this course is suitable for you or to put your name down on a
wait-list for the next available course, or some people may benefit from 1to1 individual lessons.
Have a look at YOGA for Healthy Lower Backs Institute for
*register of teachers;
*info for health professionals;
*subscribe to a free newsletter and
*watch a 4 minute video.
Linda is the only teacher in West Cumbria currently on the YHLB Register and certified to teach this course.
“I really enjoyed todays Restorative Yoga workshop. Having 3 hours dedicated to this subject was deeply relaxing and such a treat. I came away feeling totally refreshed - a new person and ready to face the world!” SP
"I am just emailing to let you know my progress. Since I returned from holiday my recovery has continued to progress. I am continuing doing my stretching and exercises twice a day and have a lot more movement over the last few months. Over the past month I have been able to complete swimming and short runs which I never imagined possible this time last year. The feeling in both of my legs has also returned. So my plan is to keep as I am doing and see how I do over the next few months.
I would just like to thank you for everything you have done for me. I feel coming to see you was the real turning point in my recovery and I wouldn't have been able to reach this point without being more open minded and learning different techniques which has been down to you. I really enjoyed my time with you, many thanks"
HR (attended 1to1 back care)
"I am feeling the benefit of the 12 weeks YHLB course because I now know an appropriate posture to relieve my back pain. I find the handouts very useful as they give a structure to follow at home as I usually find it difficult to make up routines. I have always liked your teaching style and appreciate the way you encourage us as inidividuals with personal feedback"
TL attended the 12 week Healthy Lower Back Course
"The 3 hour sessions goes surprisingly quickly, giving time for a well rounded yoga practice, without any rush.
I also like the seasonal themes these afternoons have, so today was just what I needed on a proper winters day" HS
"I can tell that Linda has a wealth of yoga experience and knowledge. She is not just going through the motions, she puts her heart into the teaching and I appreciate that, it makes a difference". LS
“I have been coming to Linda's classes for years and think she is a fantastic teacher, always something new to learn as she changes the practices every month, so there is a lot of variety. I really get a lot out of it, thats why I come every week, I feel so much better for it" VP
" Having 1to1 sessions with Linda has helped me not only physically, but I have become aware of a deeper conscious mind level and the effect has been quite amazing, I even surprised myself" RB