SETTING NEW INTENTIONS for 2018 – January 12th 2018 6:15-8:15pm 

Join Monique Leverington for this blissful event at Synergy Yoga and Pilates. 2 Keen Are Glenelg East SA

Friday evening 12th January from 6:15-8:15pm $30 pp
“2018 – Setting New Intentions – A heartfelt practice to replenish and kick off the new year…”

As we draw a close to 2017 year and open our hearts to a new year, new beginnings we can invite in new intentions that nourish our heart fire and replenish our souls. Softening our resistance to change and emotions and defenses.

With warmer weather and increased social activities around Christmas and New year we are at our peak harnessing the element of Fire. Chinese medicine Fire element symbolises ignition, resolve and discernment.

This 2 hour class invites a soothing and contemplative Yin Yoga practice that focuses on balancing the outward focus, the internal Fire and assists us to re-connect with our deeper purpose that is known within our heart and soul. This practice will focus on the heart, lung and intestinal channels. On a energetic level we will be nourishing the main energy channels that run up and down our spine, some know these as the chakras. This practice will also have effects on the Vagus nerve balancing the Autonomic Nervous System creating a sense of clarity and calm. Also great for our ‘rest and digest’ Para Sympathetic System to bring us a sense of peace.

This practice will focus on enhancing and balancing the heart channels, emotional energies generated by day to day ups and downs and challenges. The heart field is the gateway to the physical, emotional and spirit energies.

The benefits of finding balance in these organs is to enhance greater aspects of joy, happiness and healthy relationships. Resolve and determination to meet the new year with a renewed intention, opening our hearts to new possibilities. This practice will allow you to feel lighter, more calmer and compassionate…ready to meet 2018.
Finish the class with a refreshing herbal tea and yummy gluten free bliss balls.

Please note there are no refunds on cancels for this 2 hr class, you can however transfer or gift to another. Namaste



7th of March 2018 Breath Centred Yoga and Healthy Spines

Morning session: 9am – Midday
An Introduction To Breath-Centered Yoga AND Demystifying The Bandhas
Yoga practice in the tradition of Krishnamacharya and Desikachar exhibits many distinctive principles and practices not found in other Hatha Yoga lineages. The popularity of vinyasa-based yoga practice has created a wide interest in the theory and practice of Mula, Uddiyana and Jalandhara Bandha – the “yogic locks.” The good news is the moment you first learned to coordinate breath and body movement, you were immediately, implicitly learning bandhas. From this perspective, deepening your yoga consists of nothing more than uncovering our innate ability to find support and spaciousness through breath-centered practice.
Leslie will introduce these breath-centered teachings from a historical, scholarly and anatomical perspective while leading participants into a progressively deeper understanding of the vital forces at work in the human breathing mechanism during yoga practice.
Afternoon session: 1:30-4:30pm
Healthy Spines: Range of Motion, Support and Breath
Are forward- and back-bending asanas about moving forward and backwards in space or are they about changing the shape of the spine? What role does the breath play in entering into and supporting us these challenging poses? How we answer these fundamental questions will determine our goals and experiences when we practice. Unfortunately, some of the most common alignment cues do not produce evenly distributed spinal movement, resulting in a perpetuation of chronic tightness in the very areas the poses seek to release.
This workshop will provide a solid grounding in details of the anterior and posterior lines of the body from both an anatomical and a yogic perspective. We will practice a variety of breath-based movements and healthy alignment strategies.
Cumberland Park Community Centre
390 Goodwood Rd, Cumberland Park SA
The centre is at the rear of the block. Parking is available or off site.
Please ensure you bring a mat, a cushion to sit on, a bottle of water, and if you wish there is a small fridge to store lunch. There are plenty of cafes and Woolworths close by if you wish to buy your lunch during your break. The workshop will begin at 9am and we will break at Midday for 1.5 hour lunch. Workshop 2 will commence at 1:30pm sharp and conclude at 4:30pm.
If you wish to take notes please bring a notepad and pen.
Please ensure you arrive no earlier than 15 minutes prior to start of the event to set up your mat and get settled.
Please note that once purchased there are no cancellation refunds given after the 1st of Feb 2018. If cancelling prior you will be reimbursed the full amount less administration and ticketing fee’s of $50. There are no refunds after the 1st of February 2018. You may transfer your ticket to another attendee.

Head on over to our Yoga Training Tab for full details of This Once off Event – First TIme Ever Leslie Kaminoff heads to Adelaide.

Co -Author of “Yoga Anatomy”.

To find out more go to  BIO and COURSE INFORMATION



25TH FEBRUARY 2018 – Held at the National Wine Centre from 10:30-4:00pm – The Hickinbotham Hall

We will begin the day with the sweet vocals of Naomi Keyte whilst you sit amongst the vintage/folk decorations on low lying tables with cushions and rugs or perhaps browse the many stalls we have in store for you for a spot of shopping and indulgence.

The day will include some delicious Yin Yoga and Meditations with some of Adelaide’s best Yoga Instructors

  • Karen Gunter from Yoga Garage will take you through a Yin/Yang practice from 11;30am
  • Deanne Kong from Flex Yoga & Massage will get you rolling and ease out tightness with yin poses that will allow you to roll and release stagnation with the help of a tennis ball. from 1 – 2pm.
  • Monique from Synergy Yoga and Pilates together with Michelle Byrne from Shanti Sound will finish the day off with Mindful Meditation and Sound Healing bath from 3-4pm.
  • Amazing local artists and musicians Naomi Keyte, Winter Gypsies and Mary Webb will sway your beautiful souls with magical sounds. Join Keegan Hombre for some primal beats and bring your drums to join the Drumming Circle.
  • Amazing stalls including some of our favs as well as newbies joining us.

To book your tickets via Fringe click here to make sure you don’t miss an unbelievable day! BOOK NOW



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