Bodywise Workshop 23.1.11

Strength    Determination      Confidence

I would like dedicate this workshop and collective positive energy to my friend Shade who is in hospital with a worrying tumour in her abdomen. Born with hole in her heart and other problems needing major surgery she was one of the bravest babies ever. She has grown to be the most inspiring 12 year old with wonderful spirit humour and deep intelligence. It seems so unfair that she has to be brave once again. She will though without a doubt. I hope the strength determination and confidence shared in our practice this morning will generate enough healing energy to reach her on the top floor of UCH.

Wishing you all the love in the world Shade

Meditation on your strengths ...... fears

In the asana?  Expectations of this workshop? Of yourself?   What would you like to practice? Is it what you feel confident in and like doing?

What do hope not to do?

Now meditate on why?

 Connecting lower chakra and Apana Vayu Core and Samana Vayu.

Half squat balancing the alignment between coccyx and pubis and sitbones.

Adding Mula bandha  to feel  activation of abdominals and Vayus  to bring stability into pelvis.

Twisting with pelvic control

Lizzard on elbows then floor


Arm variations using therabands in Virasana or Vajrasana  (VAYUS!!!!!!)

Urdhva hastasana  Namaste 2

“           “         “ in Tadasana

In Pairs groups Interactive observation and support

Virabhadrasana 2

Virabhadrasana 1

Virabhadrasana 3

Parivrtta Trikonasana

Parivrtta Parsvakonasana

Vinyasa flow of above




Supta twists