Teachers and Class Styles

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Karina Stewart

Karina is an SYT (Senior Yoga Teacher) with Yoga Alliance UK, founder of Pink Lotus Yoga and Teacher Training School which she runs from the Arunachala Yoga Centre, her home studio in Aberdeen.  She has been running 108 Sun Salutation events since 2006. Classically trained in Hatha Yoga, Karina embraces and brings influences from Iyengar, … Continue reading Karina Stewart

Martin Julich

Yin Yoga and Dissolving of Opposites – Saturday 23 September 1000-1130hrs The class – Yin Yoga is a very slow form of Yoga, where the main focus is to explore staying in postures for between 1-5 minutes (in London up to 20minutes, I hear!!), thus stimulating the connective tissue into release and better blood supply. … Continue reading Martin Julich

Fiona Slupinski Webster

Practical Anatomy for Yoga – Saturday 23 September 1145-1315hrs This class is an introduction on how current research in anatomy ties in with traditional Yoga practice from thousands of years ago. Exploring how fascia, our connective tissue, relates to asana, pranayama, chakras, koshas and bandhas, leading to more awareness and deeper yoga practice. Fiona Slupinski … Continue reading Fiona Slupinski Webster

Laura McCrimmon

Kirtan Scotland (formerly known as Scotland Kirtan) has been broadening the horizon of Kirtan yoga (Mantras with Music) in Scotland since 2009. The Kirtan Scotland band uses an eclectic blend of both traditional and modern instruments and engage eastern and western melodies to form a wide variety from meditative to energetic. Chanting has been practiced … Continue reading Kirtan Scotland

Laura Henry

Finding Balance – Saturday 23 September 1000-1100hrs I am providing a class which I have called Finding Balance. We will welcome the autumn equinox by practicing a range of asanas to bring balance into our lives with the transition between summer and winter approaching. Come join us to get ready to embrace the change in … Continue reading Laura Henry

Deborah Thompson

The Flowering Lotus – Saturday 23 September 1115-1215hrs The Lotus is a symbol of strength and purity. Join me for this multi-level class that will gently flow, offering you the opportunity to stretch and strengthen the hips and shoulders. Discover yourself, like a lotus in full bloom, rising from the muddy waters of life and … Continue reading Deborah Thompson

Vivian Wraae

Somatic Hatha Yoga – Saturday 23 September 1230-1330hrs Gentle Somatic Yoga is a series of slow, gentle and easy moves. It is considered an educational process that strengthens and integrates the brain-to-muscle connection. This style of Yoga assesses the sensory motor system by practicing therapeutic corrective exercises, and teaching you to regain conscious control over … Continue reading Vivian Wraae

Elaine Thompson

The Spine – Saturday 23 September 1345-1445hrs “You’re Only As Young As The Spine Is Flexible” The spine is one of the first bodily structures to form in the womb and is the remarkable “core” of our body but can often be a source of discomfort or maybe pain. In this class we’ll look at … Continue reading Elaine Thompson

Adriana Uribe

YoUniverse: Reconnecting Body and Sky – Saturday 23 September 1500-1630hrs Yoga and astrology are methods developed by ancient cultures to acknowledge that we are connected with something much bigger than ourselves and that our path in life should be synchronised with everything surrounding us.  I invite you to explore how we can become aware of … Continue reading Adriana Uribe

Diane Stephen

The Healing Power of Sound Workshop with Kirtan Scotland – Sunday 24 September 1530-1700hrs According to British Vogue in June 2016 ‘Chanting is the new mindfulness’.  Join us at the end of the Pink Lotus Yoga Festival weekend to explore Kirtan and its relation to the healing power of sound and vibration.  Using stories, anecdotes, … Continue reading Diane Stephen

Kirtan Scotland

Kirtan Scotland (formerly known as Scotland Kirtan) has been broadening the horizon of Kirtan yoga (Mantras with Music) in Scotland since 2009. The Kirtan Scotland band uses an eclectic blend of both traditional and modern instruments and engage eastern and western melodies to form a wide variety from meditative to energetic. Chanting has been practiced … Continue reading Kirtan Scotland

Be Free

Kirtan Scotland (formerly known as Scotland Kirtan) has been broadening the horizon of Kirtan yoga (Mantras with Music) in Scotland since 2009. The Kirtan Scotland band uses an eclectic blend of both traditional and modern instruments and engage eastern and western melodies to form a wide variety from meditative to energetic. Chanting has been practiced … Continue reading Kirtan Scotland

Mhairi Ritchie

Music for Recovery Yoga – Sunday 24 September 1415-1515hrs Mhairi will be muscially accompanying Karina for the Recovery Yoga session! About Mhairi Mhairi started learning to play the flute in school at the age of 12. She went on to gain an Associate of the London College of Music in Flute Teaching at the age … Continue reading Mhairi Ritchie