Revitalise Yoga & Massage Therapy with Sue
YOGA Local Hatha Yoga, YIN Yoga, Restorative Yoga, Pregnancy Yoga & Mother & Baby Yoga classes, Doula Services & Meditation Workshops in Naphill, Hughenden & Walters Ash, near Princes Risborough, Lacey Green, Downley & High Wycombe - daytime & evening classes.
It is advisable to leave at least 2 hours between eating a meal and attending a class & remember to bring along a mat if you have one and a drink of water. You are welcome to get in touch with me and ask any questions about the different classes & if they may be suitable for you.
Join us and see what a difference yoga can make to your life.
"After many years of back & sciatica problems, indeed not even able to touch my toes, I started Sue's wonderful yoga classes. Two years on I can more than touch my toes! I have much more flexibility, very little pain & feel so much better. I no longer have to attend the pain clinic or take any pain killers.
Sue is a fabulous teacher, she caters to all experience, is informative and fun. She does work us hard sometimes, but no one ever feels under pressure.
I can't imagine how I would be today if I had not started yoga, I highly recommend it to all. My only regret is not having embarked on it years ago. Thank you Sue, keep yogaing!" (Joanna Oct'17)
"I really look forward to Sue's yoga classes. I am naturally very inflexible but, thanks to Sue's classes, I have made huge improvements and feel a lot better for it. Every session is different and Sue is highly skilled at pitching her classes so everyone can enjoy it and make gains, regardless of ability. Sue has an easygoing style and it is very easy to follow her instructions. Her class is the only yoga I've managed to stick with, and now I'm hooked. Totally recommended. Thanks Sue. (Lucy Mar'16)
"I have been attending Sue's classes for 3yrs, her classes are fantastic, she makes you feel at ease, she takes time with you, helps you and makes you feel good about yourself. Her classes are varied, she can accommodate the beginner to intermediate in her classes.
Also I always get a great night sleep after yoga, thank you Sue" (Karen Sep'16)
"To anyone looking for an amazing, motivating Yoga teacher, I can't recommend Sue highly enough. She has made me a much calmer, happier, pain free and more content person. She is a highly skilled teacher, and her teaching methods allow students to develop their practice in an efficient and safe way at their own pace and to the best of their individual abilities. Her approach is both caring and challenging, and it is easy to tell that she has a true passion for yoga and for helping people unfold their own potential."
"A kind and caring teacher with a genuine encouraging nature, I find Sue's classes a great mid-week fix to combat the sore neck and tight shoulders I have obtained from years of office work. Equally rich in detailed instruction and humour, her sessions calm the mind whilst working out the body. Sue's guidance on posture and breathing have definitely improved my strength and flexibility, whilst reducing my stress levels". (Emma, Oct '16).
Weekly classes every Thursday evening in Hughenden Village Hall. The classes combine different breathing techniques to help you through your pregnancy, giving birth and to cope with the demands of motherhood. We do different yoga each week, specifically tailored to the relaxin that pregnant ladies have in their bodies, this will leave you energised and yet relaxed. We practice different positions for giving birth,pelvic floor work and then close with a nourishing relaxation.
Pregnancy yoga is suitable for those 12+ weeks, it's also a great way to meet other 'mums-to-be' and share your exciting journey together. The classes run in short blocks of 6.
Next block starts 22 February
'Sue's yoga class was the highlight of my week throughout my pregnancy - it was wonderful to tune out the chaos and focus on myself and my baby for a little while. The 'round robin' at the beginning of each class was a great opportunity to let off steam a bit and Sue was full of little tips that helped me to stay calm and positive about the whole experience. The yoga was just the right pace for me to feel relaxed and lightly exercised, and I made several new 'mum' friends who I still see today. I highly recommend Sue's classes - the mother and baby yoga is great too!' (Emily Feb '18)
" I was really torn between pregnancy pilates or pregnancy yoga, having already done pilates for a bad back but having Sue's yoga classes highly recommended by my midwife. I did some research about both online and still couldn't decide. I booked into both in the end, slightly sceptical that yoga may be a bit 'hippy' for me. However, after attending my first class with Sue I was hooked and gave up the pilates.
I loved having some time out to simply focus on myself and my unborn baby and begin developing our bond. We learnt some techniques to help during labour and the birth and also did lots of work on the pelvic floor muscles.
The classes were always really positive and with a chance each week to share pregnancy stories/worries and excitment which was often reassuring and again left me feeling positive.
I have now had my baby and have signed up for mother and baby yoga with Sue which my son and I both love. I really enjoy the opportunity to do something fun and structured with him and feel we both benefit from attending classes. These classes have built my confidence as a mother from the yoga and massage we practice each week, helping my baby and I get to know each other better, and the sharing of information between other new mums. Again, Sue makes these classes very positive and there is never a worry about if babies need to be fed, changed or sleep. Despite it being a positive thing, that these classes help with, i'll be really sad when my son becomes mobile and it is time to say goodbye to Sue". (Deborah Jan'18)
"The weekly yoga sessions with Sue were a real highlight of the week for me during my pregnancy. It keeps you fit, chills you out and prepares you for labour. I recommend it to all!"(Rachel Dec '17)
"Pregnancy yoga with Sue made the physically difficult parts of my pregnancy much more manageable. I had some lower back ache, some reflux and also fluid build up - for all of which Sue was able to offer ways to ease my discomfort and stretch out my back by offering specific moves in the sessions and giving me the confidence to know what to do when I was back at home. The breathing techniques with added visualisation were strong anchors for me during the early phase of labour. The Golden Breath was really quite powerful. I also made friends with two other new mums to be on the course". (Hayley May'17)
MOTHER & BABY YOGA & MASSAGE
These classes can be started as soon as Mum has had her 6 week post-natal check. A typical class will include baby stretches to take small bodies through a full range of movement which often astonishes (& inspires) their mums; breathing with movement for the mums & postures-for-two to give mums & babies new ways to relate to each other. These classes will provide an excellent route to postnatal recovery that is safe, gentle & energising for mums. The classes run in short blocks of 6.
Next block - starts Tuesday 20 February - FULLY BOOKED - new block starting Tuesday 17 April
" I highly recommend Sue's yoga classes. Sue is a lovely, warm and caring person and an excellent yoga instructor! I started with the pregnancy yoga classes which were very relaxing and helped me bond with my unborn baby. Sue taught us breathing techniques and postures to help with labour which I found very useful until my baby decided she didn't want to come out! We joined the Mother & Baby class when my baby was 7 weeks old and we absolutely loved going to these classes, so much so that we stayed until she was 9 1/2 months old! We were very sad to stop going to Mother & Baby yoga but I've just started going to Sue's adult yoga class, which I also love - Sue can't get rid of me, her classes are so good I just keep coming back!!!" (Pip & Gretel Nov'16)
1-2-1 YOGA sessions available in the comfort of your own home or my home. With a private 1-2-1 session, the yoga practice is tailored to meet your needs and requirements with individual attention to help you achieve your goals (including Pregnancy 1-2-1 sessions).
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Tuesday 9.45 - 11am Hatha/Flow Yoga - Naphill Village Hall HP14 4SX
Tuesday 11.15 - 12.15 Mother & Baby Yoga - Naphill Village Hall, Naphill HP14 4SX
Thursday 7.30 - 9pm Pregnancy Yoga - Hughenden Village Hall, Hughenden HP14 4NX
Friday 11 - 12.15 Hatha/Flow Yoga - Naphill Village Hall, Naphill HP14 4SX
Saturday 9.30 - 10.30am Beginners Yoga classes - Naphill Village Hall HP14 4SX - 6 week block
(Please note classes will finish for Easter on Thursday 29th March & re-start on Tuesday 17th April)
MASSAGE Relaxation & Pregnancy massage available in Naphill, daytime/evening & some week-end appointments available.
(GIFT VOUCHERS Available)
(Please note that at least 24 hours notice is required if an appointment needs to be cancelled or amended, or a charge may be made).
2018 dates for your calendar:
'Yoga by Candlelight' workshop on Sunday 4th February 2-5pm Naphill Village Hall. The afternoon will include Pranayama, Meditation, Yin & Restorative Yoga practice followed by Yoga Nidra. The afternoon closes with home-made tea & cake!
Contact me for a place - WORKSHOP FULLY BOOKED
'Slow Down Sunday' - Sunday 25th February 3-5pm Naphill Village Hall - last of the winter slow down workshops, so join me for an afternoon of Yin & Restorative Yoga & a delicious Yoga Nidra to leave you de-stressed, relaxed and ready for the Spring.
Tea & homemade cakes after the workshop as always - WORKSHOP FULLY BOOKED
24-29 June 2018 - La Hacienda Yoga Retreat for the mind, body & spirit
Join me for 5 days of yoga & mediation amongst the peace and tranquility of the 'real' Andalucian countryside.
There will be daily meditation, followed by morning Hatha flow yoga classes. You will then have free time to have a swim in the infinity pool, take a nap, read a book, have a massage or explore the wonderful countryside. In the evening there will be Yin/Restorative yoga classes before dinner and then Yoga Nidra before bedtime.
Classes are all optional, this is your retreat, so feel free to enjoy, relax and maybe find personal reflection & stillness. This is your time.........
Rooms are twin beds with en-suite and their own balconies and terrace views of the mountains and umbrella pine forest.
A fresh prepared daily vegetarian menu is created by 2 Spanish Chefs using a selection of seasonal local produce. Morning brunch after class and a 3 course dinner after evening class, with snacks available in between so you will not be hungry!
Price £645 pp (retreat does not include transfers or flights).
Please get in touch for more information or with any questions