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Vinyasa Krama Flow – Bethan Riach

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Vinyasa Krama Flow – Bethan Riach

November 15, 2023 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Vinyasa Krama Flow yoga class, Wednesday evenings term time, 8-9pm at YogaFurie, 201, Ashley Down Road, Bristol, BS7 9DD.

What’s Vinyasa Krama Flow?

Vinyasa = the principle of synchronising breath with movement

Krama = wise progression / steps or stages

Class starts with a focus on breath and we’ll build a breath-timed practice to stretch, strengthen and soften the body, bringing balance and connection as we tune it to listen to what is happening now and what we need next. This practice is a chance to bring our reasoning intelligence to a sequence of asana (postures) to work safely and steadily towards deeper expressions of poses. .

Every class has a balance of movement dynamics, but each week we’ll take a different focus: perhaps forward bends for grounding; a hip sequence for full body flow, or heart-opening backbends – or a peak pose requiring a number of these elements as we work towards it. Through this practice we take our joints through their full range of movement, maintaining ease and steadiness throughout our system and a healthy flow of energy to carry off the mat as we move through life.

I love this way of practicing yoga, it allows us to work towards our edge, those illusive challenging poses, but without any pressure to move into the full expression of the pose; instead we build the blocks: strengthening, stretching and building balance, while enjoying the journey rather than any final end. Class ends with pranayamaand savasana to reap the benefits of our practice.
Book online at: https://www.movingforms.org/book-online or call Bethan on 07841558445 or Find the class on MoveGB
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About Bethan

Bethan has been teaching yoga classes in Bristol since 2009, her classes are inspired by Vinyasa, Ashtanga, Viniyoga & Forrest yoga and influenced by Tai Chi. She trained at The Life Centre and YogaCampus, for her British Wheel of Yoga Diploma in 2009 and has subsequently taken Ashtanga training in New Zealand with John Scott, in Colorado with Richard Freeman, in Edinburgh with David Swenson, and in Bristol with Ashtanga and breathwork master teacher Christopher Gladwell. She studied Viniyoga with senior teacher Paul Harvey, and her current teacher is Yoga Elder, Sarah Harlow who co-developed the Yogasara Krama Vinyasa Tantra teaching method.

She has taught in studios across Bristol including; Yogasara, Bristol City Yoga, Hamilton House, and the School of Exceptional Arts and teaches regularly in Hut 6399 and online, plus 1-2-1 lessons to focus on specific student needs.   As a certified ITM Alexander Technique teacher (registered with the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council) she brings a unique understanding of how we can bring greater freedom and ease to our movements on and off the mat. www.movingforms.org



November 15, 2023
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm