Yoga With Lynn Classcards / Strippenkaarten:
6 class card €60 (good for 3 months)
4 class card €45 (good for 2 months)
Drop in lesson €15 – please check availability beforehand
Due to student requests I am now offering discounted classcards or strippenkaarten. This means there is no need to worry about missing the odd lesson and this replaces the block system.
Students can purchase a classcard at any time so can begin classes and benefit from the price reduction at any time.
Yoga With Lynn strippenkaarten can be used for Tuesday morning lessons at Zensaz
9.30 – 10.30 for younger babies (generally until crawling)
11.00 – 12.00 for crawling and walking babies (until 2 years old)
I hope this will encourage more mamas, papas, babies and toddlers to give yoga a try, here in Watergraafsmeer!
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I sometimes buy fair trade organic clothes for yoga from Bishopston Trading Company and today learned that they are now stocking a South Indian Village Cookbook. All profits go to registered charity, The South Indian Rural Development Trust and the book costs £6.90. I love South Indian food – This book is on my Christmas list!
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Many classical yoga poses were originally inspired by the amazing elements of nature. Some can help us to connect with the characteristics of animals (such as the cat, eagle, cobra or dog). Others named after plants, encourage us to see the interconnections of life (lotus, tree etc) and still others help us appreciate the awesome qualities of physical elements, such as the Sun, Moon and mountains.
Yoga stories, which make use of such names, are often used to help children engage with yoga. Here is a simple routine I have planned to encourage children and adults connect with the autumn. I only give brief descriptions here as an understanding of yoga is needed to safely perform some of the postures, especially with children. That said, even with no knowledge of yoga asanas, you could still act this scene through using the body to mind to become autumn.
Lotus (or easy pose) Deep breathing with hands moving from namaste to above head (padmasana)
Lotus hand dance Use fingers to make birds, insects, fishes with sounds such as bumblebee lips (or bhramari)
Group option – Blossoming lotus All sit in a dandasana circle, feet close together, hold hands, lean back to floor, alternate leg raises, return gently to dandasana using elbows and then neighbours hands
Growing tree Grow up tall into the tip toe pose from a compact crouching seed shape
Eagle Imagine you are resting on a tree branch (Garudasana)
Mountain Use downward dog as you imagine that the eagle flies off to the mountain to hunt for food
Boat On a lake at the bottom of the mountain
Group option –Boat with a partner Sit opposite partner, toes touching, hold hands, lean back so legs raise through middle and you support each other
Group option – Seated twists Sit cross legged, left hand behind back, twist to the left a little and hold partners hands (opposites), inhale and exhale into twist then let go gently and swap sides
Rocking boat Imagine the wind building up – it is autumn! (gently rock forwards and back to a relaxed form of halasana)
Crow Become the bird and fly up from lake to the trees again
Swaying palm Standing firmly rooted in the wind, your leaves fall as you breath smoothly and sway from side to side
Ragdoll Leaves fall from the tree to the ground
Child’s pose Make a leaf pile on the ground
Corpse Rest in savasana as the goodness from the leaves soaks into the soil
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Opening the mothering lotus is a meaningful and flowing yoga mudra (gesture) which I have been teaching to some of my 1:1 students. I learned it from a text but recall it being quite tricky to master whilst simultaneously holding the book open, reading, breathing and trying to focus on two-handed movements. So with this in mind here is a short video of me on the beach early this morning, practising the mudra. I hope it will help a few more people to enjoy it.
The dynamic mothering lotus mudra helps promote inward reflection on major changes which we may experience, whilst travelling along the spiral of life.
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Mama Baby Yoga in Oost Watergraafsmeer!!!
20% discount for the first 6 block bookings.
2 friendly, fun, mama baby yoga classes will start on Tuesday 6th September at Zensaz in Oost Watergraafsmeer.
Sessions are 1 hour long. There will be two weekly classes, one for mamas with babies who can’t yet crawl and the other for mamas with those who can crawl or toddle (up to 2 years).
The sessions focus on providing gentle, effective yoga for mums and babies in a warm, supportive environment.
Classes include yoga exercises to help mums tone, strenthen and relax, gentle massage strokes and fun sound work to deepen the mother-baby bond and assist the natural development of babies.
Zensaz yoga studio is just a minute walk from either tram 9 (Hugo de Vrieslaan) or bus 65 (Middenweg). It is a lovely comfortable studio on ground level with space for baby changing and prams/buggies.
Drop in classes cost €15 or a block of 6 lessons cost €72.
The first 6 people to register for the block starting on 6th September
will benefit from a 20% discount (€57).
Please visit my yoga blog class page or website for further details
or contact me directly on 0627 596 930 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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Yoga met je baby.
Vanaf 6 september 2011, elke dinsdagochtend bij Zensaz, Watergraafsmeer.
9.30 – 10.30 Moeders & jonge baby’s*
11.00 – 12.00 Moeders & kruipende baby’s/peuters (tot 2 jaar)
*Starten met yoga is mogelijk 6 weken na de bevalling of 12 weken na een keizersnede.
Yogalessen voor moeder en baby zijn:
- Veilig, rustig, leuk & effectief
- Heerlijk ontspannend voor moeder en kind
- Geschikt voor alle niveaus
- Voor moeder-baby relatie
& herstel na bevalling
- Stimuleert natuurlijke en emotionele ontwikkeling van het kind
- Herstel van spierkracht & souplesse
- Eerdere ervaring met yoga niet
Voor aanmelding of meer informatie zie de webpagina of neem contact op met Lynn
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