Workshops

Workshops

Look out for our specialist workshops on Saturday & Sunday afternoons from 12.30pm onwards. These will include guest presenters, lengthened classes (so we can share more information with you about a given subject) and workshops of a specialist nature.

All our workshops are AVAILABLE TO BOOK NOW through the mindbody: fitness, salon & spa app or by calling 01924 609677.

Trigger Point Pilates & Myofascial Release

with Natalie Green

Saturday 23rd March 2019: 1.30pm – 3.30pm 

£25

A Trigger Point Pilates workshop combining Pilate’s core moves and applying clinical Myofascial principles to help alleviate chronic pain conditions. This workshop is designed to release tight muscles and enhance functional daily movement, and restructure the body. This workshop is for everyone from the elite fit to the post rehab.
Fascia restrictions occur in everyone, whatever their age, activity or level of fitness. Equipment is used to release and re align the body which you can buy from reception to exercise with at home.

Aerial Hoop from the beginning

with Lorna Mackinder

Sunday 24th March 2019: 12.30pm – 1.30pm Under 16s £20

Sunday 24th March 2019: 1.45pm – 2.45pm Over 16s £22 – SOLD OUT!

Aerial Hoop is a fantastic full body workout designed to build strength, muscle tone and increase flexibility. It is a great way to get fit, work with others and push yourself to new limits! Master the basics with Leeds Aerial Arts within a relaxed and friendly environment here at Sanctuary.

This class is for those completely new to Aerial Hoop or for those who came to February’s workshop. This class will provide an introduction to Aerial Fitness and Aerial Hoop technique. Learn the basic mounts and dismounts, poses, strengthening exercises and even a few drops and rolls in this unique full body workout.

WARNING: This class will release your inner Zendaya!

Aerial Restore & Relax

with Natalie Green

Saturday 30th March 2019: 1.30pm – 3.30pm 

£25

Be kind to yourself in this restorative workshop in the hammock & discover the therapeutic benefits of Aerial Yoga. Aerial Restore is gentle, meditative, slow & rehabilitative. It is suitable for everyone whether you have never done Aerial before or you are an expert.
In this workshop the hammock is hung about a foot off the floor and you will enjoy relaxing in to the postures, melting and drifting away any mental or physical tension.
We will finish with an extended Aerial shavasana.
Ahhhhhh!

Aerial Trapeze

with Gabi Cooke

Saturday 27th April 2019: 2pm – 3.30pm 

£20

The yoga trapeze is a great way to build comfort in inversions and find a different range of movement to the traditional aerial hammock. The trapeze has separate sections for arms and legs. Expect to work on upper body strength, shoulder mobility, flexibility for the whole body and find some new flows to wrap your head around! All of this whilst having a fiery workout with steady calm breath.

Aerial Hoop from the beginning

with Lorna Mackinder

Sunday 28th April 2019: 12.30pm – 1.30pm Under 16s £20

Sunday 28th April 2019: 1.45pm – 2.45pm Over 16s £22

Aerial Hoop is a fantastic full body workout designed to build strength, muscle tone and increase flexibility. It is a great way to get fit, work with others and push yourself to new limits! Master the basics with Leeds Aerial Arts within a relaxed and friendly environment here at Sanctuary.

This class is for those completely new to Aerial Hoop or for those who came to February’s workshop. This class will provide an introduction to Aerial Fitness and Aerial Hoop technique. Learn the basic mounts and dismounts, poses, strengthening exercises and even a few drops and rolls in this unique full body workout.

WARNING: This class will release your inner Zendaya!

Acro Yoga

with Hannah & Drew

Sunday 12th May 2019: 12.30pm – 3.30pm 

£30

Acro Yoga is a mix of partner acrobatics and yoga. In this fun, relaxed workshop you will learn to fly, support and balance. Acro Yoga is for everybody regardless of strength and size.
Hannah and Drew have been teaching Acro Yoga for many years and their style is heavily influenced from their dance practice which uses contact improvisation and contemporary dance partnering.

De-stress Yoga & Soft Gong Sound Bath

with Charalene Lee & Alison Butterworth

Saturday 18th May 2019: 1.30pm – 3.30pm 

£30

Take this opportunity to join Charalene for a hour of gentle yoga. You will stretch the body, releasing tension then stilling the mind & body for a nice long Shavasana-Corpse Pose. Whilst in Shavasana Alison Butterworth will deliver the rest of the workshop. Starting with a fully guided meditation then a special addition of soothing sound bath of gong, chimes and singing bowl from Alison Butterworth. The sound balances out the right & left sides of the brain, which stimulates & shifts the nervous system to a restorative and healing mode. This will take you into a deep state of relaxation & ease. A sonic massage charges the cells of the body – you will feel an incredible sense of calmness, quietness, and clarity.

Freestyle Fitness Yoga – The Sun Salutation Challenge!!!

with Lucy Hayward

Sunday 19th May 2019: 12.30pm – 2.15pm 

£20

Freestyle Fitness Yoga is a physically demanding style of class, that uses the yoga postures you know and love but from a fitness perspective rather than the more traditional/spiritual angle.

This fun and challenging workshop will focus on building your bodies strength, stamina and flexibility. Working with the breath and using your body weight to add load to the postures; we will build a flowing sequence that looks and feels amazing!

We will break down each stage of the traditional Sun Salutation, focusing on improving your technique and smoothing out your transitions.

Once you are feeling confident the challenge will begin!!! You will have the option of adding in progressions to increase the intensity of your workout and then we’ll aim to complete 100 Sun Salutations!!! The workshop will finish with a well-deserved relaxation….

Really enjoyed the aerial yoga workshop, it was challenging, tiring but really fun - I’ll be back for some classes!

Natalie Van Horning

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