Meditation and Mindfulness Classes
Helen works together with Lisa McAuliffe, an experienced Yoga and Pilates teacher to run weekly Meditation and Mindfulness classes at the Vera Fletcher Hall and the Guide Hut in Thames Ditton.
For centuries meditation has been used to develop awareness and calm in a busy and stressful world. Studies consistently show that regular meditation benefits our physical and mental well being.
Guided meditation classes will explore relaxation, mindfulness, focus and balance, giving you the time and space to unwind stress and tension and feel grounded, peaceful and energised. Classes are not associated with any religion. The sessions are suitable for beginners and those who have done some meditation before.
VENUE: The Green Room, upstairs
Vera Fletcher Hall, 4 Embercourt Road
Thames Ditton. Cost £11 per class
Tuesdays at 10.45 am and 6.45 pm, Wednesdays at 6.45 pm and 8 pm and Thursdays at 11.oo am.
VENUE: The Guide Hut, Church Walk, Thames Ditton Cost £11 per class
Mindfulness is a simple powerful way of training our attention, it is about becoming aware & present in the here & now. Mindfulness can be used to combat stress, improve sleep, inducing deep relaxation & calm. This workshop will introduce you to various techniques including breath work, meditation & postural development showing you how to incorporate these practices into daily life.
VENUE: The Guide Hut, Church Walk, Thames Ditton Cost £50
Saturday NOW FULL 18th January 2020, still places on 6th June 2020, 1 – 5.30 pm
A Moment of Calm- De-Stress Class
Sometimes we need to find a moment of calm in our busy lives. This Yoga and Meditation class is 2 hours dedicated to you. It will focus on releasing tension physically and mentally using Yoga postures, breathing and Meditation.
VENUE: The Guide Hut, Church Walk, Thames Ditton Cost £20
Saturday 8th February 2020, 2 – 4 pm
Aromatherapy- An Introductory Workshop.
This introduction to aromatherapy will teach you how to use Essential Oils for health and wellbeing. You will learn how and why Essential Oils work, how we can use them to create products and remedies for common ailments. You will learn a basic aromatherapy head and neck treatment incorporating pressure point and massage techniques to relax the body, and calm the mind. Aromatherapy is an ancient healing art that is just as relevant and useful in our lives today
VENUE: The Guide Hut, Church Walk, Thames Ditton Cost £65
Saturday 29th February 2020, 1 – 5.30 pm
Reflexology is one of the oldest known methods of natural healing. This is a beginner’s course that will teach you how to carry out a basic Reflexology treatment. You will learn gentle and effective techniques to relax the body and assist it to heal and balance itself. We will look at the history, theory and philosophy of Reflexology. The Course will run over two consecutive Saturday afternoons.
VENUE: The Guide Hut Church Walk, Thames Ditton Cost £88
Saturday 25th April 2020 and 2nd May 2020, 1 – 5.30 pm and 1-3.30pm
Suitable for peri-menopausal & menopausal women, this workshop will provide you with tools to help you at this “interesting” time! It will look at eating & exercising right, decluttering your mind, the importance of relaxation & how to find it & how essential oils, alternative therapies & massage pressure points can help. Please note we are not doctors & will not be covering info on HRT or other medications
VENUE: The Guide Hut, Church Walk, Thames Ditton Cost £70
Saturday 20th June 2020, 1 – 5.30 pm
Indian Head Massage Introductory Course
Indian Head Massage is an essential component of the Indian Ayurvedic healing system, this is a beginners’ course that will teach you how to carry out a basic Indian Head Massage treatment. You will learn simple massage and pressure point techniques to relax and balance the body and mind, concentrating on the shoulders, neck, head and face. We will look at the theory and philosophy of Indian Head Massage and how you can use this knowledge at home. The Course will run over 2 consecutive Saturday afternoons.
VENUE: The Guide Hut, Church Walk, Thames Ditton Cost £88
Saturday 14th November 2020 and 21st November 2020, 1 – 5.30 pm and 1- 3.30 pm
Booking in advance is essential due to limited numbers; please contact Helen for details.