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#GoodVibes - End of Summer Sale!

25 August 2014

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August, wha'ppen? End of Summer Sale Tuesday 26th to Sunday 31st August ends at 2pm

20 classes for £200!*

Call to buy: Fitzrovia: 0207 580 1276 OR Covent Garden: 0207 240 6111

*One per person, valid for 3 months from the date of purchase.

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Wedding Belles

17 August 2014

Wedding-Fitness

Look and feel GREAT on your wedding day

Your wedding day will be a wonderful celebration for you and the one you love.

Rather than run yourself ragged in the build up to the event, lets be honest, even what begins as something low key and low stress can start to snowball.

Carve out some time each day to move, breathe consciously and alternate a Glow yogaPilatesPower PlatesGlow Ballet Tone and Glow Cycle class a day to benefit body, mind and soul so that you look AND feel radiant on your wedding day.

#GoodVibes member, Rachel, talks us through her wedding routine.

Here's an effective yoga move that will strengthen and tone your belly to give you a cinched in waist for your big day.

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The Belly Buster - Chakravakasana

Come up to all fours, wrists under elbows, long biceps, index fingers pointing forwards and weight even between the hands, knees under hips, knees inner hip distance apart.

Exhale to float the right arm forwards, keeping the shoulder moving back and down and integrated in the upper back.

On the next exhale lift the opposite leg, maintaining symmetry through the hips.

Continue alternating in this way 8 times then lift and hold for 5 breaths with good form and tone through the abs, breathing steadily, before releasing back to child’s pose.

Good Practice Tip: Become aware of the natural curves of your spine; maintain length at the neck and the abdominals and ribs lifted, check your head hasn’t sagged down as this will cause an achy neck.

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Coming up...

Friday Night yoga Party was SUCH fun, and a great way to meet YOU!

Our next one is on Friday 14th November at 6.45pm with Clare to the beat of old skool hip hop. We'll raise a glass of bubbles to salute your efforts.

Join us on Saturday for a special 1 hour Glow Cycle class with Nadine - it's carnival time!

Lightness of Being: Floating, jumpbacks and arm balances with Matt who will give you the skills to fly through your class. Saturday 13th September at 3pm  - book in.

Yoga for Runners and Cyclists on Saturday September 27th at 3pm with Lexie to run faster, with more power and less injury. Book here.

Join Choi for Glow Yoga for Beginners and Improvers on 4th October - bring a friend and learn together. Book in.

Meditation for Modern Life with Clive on Sunday 5th October at 3.30pm learn the tools to keep sane in a fast paced world.

Bliss restorative Yoga for Better Sleep with Ruth on Saturday 11th October at 3pm.

Feldenkrais is a scientific method of learning movement, yogis come and see how it can make your Yoga practice more effortless with Yoga and Fledenkrais teacher Dan. Saturday 18th October 3pm. Book in

Gong Meditation, soothe any anxiety about the clocks going back with the mighty gong. Saturday 25th October at 3pm - Book in.

Members, don't forget Good Vibes workshops are just £20 to you, book in at reception or call on 020 7240 6111.

Timetables here

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Recommend a Friend

Members and those on active 10+ class passes, you can bring a friend to class for FREE for the whole month of August.

All you have to do is to send their details here.

And if your friend signs up to a 6 or 12 month membership we will give you a Birchbox of beauty goodies for FREE* - make sure that they give us your name on sign up.

Not yet a memberJoin today for unlimited classes at both studios. If there are a few of you joining from your company, check out our corporate rates.

We love hearing from you and are always on the look out for great testimonials. If you would be happy to be filmed for a testimonial, please drop us an email.

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Glow Yoga Foundation Workshop for Beginners and Improvers

17 August 2014

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Saturday 4th October 2014 3pm - 5pm £25 BOOK NOW

If you want to cover the basics quickly or are looking to develop your practice, this workshop is the perfect way for you to learn tips and techniques to improve your poses and employ just the right amount of steadiness and ease in your practice. We will break down key yoga poses, show you how to adapt poses for your body and put it all together in a flow at the end of class. After this workshop, you will be able to join classes with confidence.

Choi Kok has practiced yoga for over 18 years and is a BWY Accredited Teacher, qualifying with The Yoga Academy. She believes that yoga can benefit and be practiced by all and is influenced by different lineages of yoga and mindfulness meditation, giving you the opportunity to explore your practice in a truly holistic way.

Members, call 020 7240 6111 or pop in to a studio to receive 20% off all workshops. Not a member yet? Click HERE to see all of our membership options.

Held at our Covent Garden Studio.

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Yoga For Runners and Cyclists

17 August 2014

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Saturday 27th September 2014 3 - 5pm £25 BOOK NOW

Injury-proof your body and strengthen your resolve with a two-hour workshop designed specifically for runners and cyclists. These practical, flowing sessions use yoga’s physical postures and mental training methods to keep the mind sharp and body strong throughout training and racing.

This ‘no plank, no dog’ workshop will focus on:

- A lunge sequence to strengthen the legs and glutes

- Running-specific balances to aid proprioception

- Tension-busting upper body stretches post-run and ride

- The DIY Race Mantra Guide– mix and match motivational mantras to find your own killer combination.

Lexie Williamson is a BWY and Yoga Sport Science ®-trained teacher and fitness writer. She is the author of Yoga for Runners and Yoga for Cyclists (Bloomsbury) and teaches runners, sprinters, cyclists and triathletes 1/2/1. Lexie has written for Runner’s World, Outdoor Fitness and Cycling Fitness and is a columnist for OM Yoga magazine. She trains for 10K, triathlon and duathlon.

Members, call 020 7240 6111 or pop in to a studio to receive 20% off all workshops. Not a member yet? Click HERE to see all of our membership options.

Held at our Covent Garden Studio.

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Meditation for Modern Life Workshop

17 August 2014

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Sunday 5th October 2014 3.30 - 5.30pm £25 BOOK NOW

Meditation is a great tonic for modern day life. In a world where we are getting busier and moving quicker, Meditation offers an opportunity to slow down and come into the present moment. It helps to relieve stress and balance our emotional and mental states which often become supercharged in today’s environment with its focus on technology, speed and accomplishment. Meditation has also been scientifically proven to improve physical health by decreasing stress, helping sleep and boosting energy levels. It harnesses concentration and focus in work and daily activities.

This workshop will explore a range of techniques which you can practise anywhere, at any time of the day and can be adapted to how much time you have available. This will include a variety of breathing techniques, guided visualisations and specific meditation practises. The class will end with an extended yoga nidra – “yogi sleep”, a deep state of conscious relaxation, leaving you restored and revitalised.

Clive Fogelman has a creative and open-minded approach to yoga and meditation which is influenced by his therapeutic and sporting background. He believes meditation is a wonderful tool for dealing with the day to day challenges that life exposes us to and is particularly keen in making meditation feel practical and accessible to everyone.

Members, call 020 7240 6111 or pop in to a studio to receive 20% off all workshops. Not a member yet? Click HERE to see all of our membership options.

Held at our Covent Garden Studio.

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