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Classes

Corona Notice: The safety of all is paramount. For Yoga only a maximum of 5 people will be allowed, for Meditation 7 participants will be possible.  In order to attend you will need to book in advance to reserve a spot. Please do so via fitogram by clicking on this link: : https://widget.fitogram.pro/subtle-strength-yoga-in-fincan-neukolln?w=/calendar

 

I ask you also to please carefully read and follow these instructions before attending:

  • Please bring your own yoga mat/meditation mat plus blankets and cushions if needed
  • Please come dressed in your yoga gear/comfortable clothes (we no longer have a changing room)
  • Please bring your own water/tee
  • Please maintain your distance to other students and wear a face mask on entering and leaving the Fincan.
  • Please use the disinfectant provided

 

 

Note on price: Due to the low number of attendees I am asking for you to please pay a minimum of 12 euros/yoga class and 10 euros/meditation session.  If this is unaffordable for you please take a look at the self practice home guides or give me an email and we can talk about an “energy exchange” deal!

18.30-20.00 Yoga for the Back

Yoga Explore

This is an open level class suitable for anyone and everyone!

The class is based around the six basic movement types present in a Hatha Yoga session: backbends, forward folds, twists, inversions, side angle stretches and balancing postures. Students are however encouraged to find their own variations and ways to explore the postures.

Deep Yoga

This is a class for more experienced Yoga students who want to take their practice a deeper, training peace of mind and physical strength. You don’t have to be an advanced practitioner of the asanas (no need to be able to put your legs behind your head!) but you should be familiar with some basic pranayama exercises and the sun salutation, as these will not be explained in depth. You should also be willing to practice with deep focus and self-care.

This class is an opportunity for all of us to research deeper into our own bodies and minds, thematising subjects such as love, surrender and strength. I will be your guide, holding the space, leading relaxations and suggesting exercises but there will also be room to enjoy silence and your own self-led practice.

Meditation

Take a break. Take a breath. Step out of the busy week, close your eyes and tune in.

45 minutes dedicated to your own inner reality. Without distraction. Without expectation.

You don’t have to have a regular meditation practice to join us, everyone is welcome. This is a safe space for gently training inner stillness, encouraging the mind to slow down and saying hello to your true nature.

The session will either be led by Ana or Ina. Different simple meditation tools will be offered, from guided relaxations to simple mantras. At the beginning of each session we will take some time to stretch and release the body before finding comfortable stillness in a seated position. Cushions, blankets, chairs and other props are all available.

Breathing exercises, guided techniques and silence will follow.

Yoga for the Back

The spine is our central channel through which information and energy flows and the plum line of our bodies around which everything else revolves. Both incredibly strong and uniquely flexible the spine treated well allows us to negotiated everyday life with elegance and ease.

For a lot of us however back tension and pain are familiar experiences. Whether it’s sitting too long at the computer, walking the hard city streets or emotional difficulties, at some point we all experience stiffness, sagging and tiredness. Which is why in this class we take the time to give our spine and the surrounding back muscles a whole heap of love!

Our focus is on alignment, length, flexibility, non-aggressive strengthening of the core and emotional release. Yoga understands that physical wellbeing is not merely a matter of exercise but an expression of mental and emotional wellness. For this reason we also practice conscious breathing, mental focus and deep relaxation.

Our goal is simple: to be able to sit in elegant stillness without pain, to be able to move with grace and strength.

We accept USC plus a small cash donation