Workshops


At Calm Collective we are fortunate to be able to bring people together to share knowledge, experience, tools and more with our students and members of the general public. Workshops offer the time and space to cultivate a creative and interactive learning experience while you are surrounded by like-minded students and teachers you can connect with.

Please note we have a 24 hour cancellation policy for workshops however some workshops may vary.

Women’s Circle
Saturdays – monthly
£10
(10% discount for members)

“There is nothing so wise as a circle” – Rainer Maria Rilke

Begin your journey of self-realisation as we come together as we are, our defences dropped and masks removed in the safest place where you are free to just be and become.

Women’s circles provide a safe place where every women is invited to try out something new, maybe speaking up for the first time, acknowledging feelings or just experiencing the sense of connection and belonging with like-minded women.

The Circle is opened with ancient ceremonial attributes such as honouring our ancestors who have passed on their wisdom so that we can evolve and heal; we will raise a glass of ceremonial Cacao in honour of our time together and to unlock heart-warming states, and allow space for negative emotions to be released while being able to connect to ourselves and the loving energy in our body.

You are invited to join us on a journey of self-realisation and empowerment as you begin trying out your wings.  Together we will respect and honour one another and feel respected and honoured; hear one another and be heard; and see one another and truly feel seen.

This is a not-for-profit event, all contributions go back into the loving care of the space and time nurturing the Circle.

Saturday 7th March
16:00-18:00

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Saturday 11th April
16:00-18:00

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Monthly Sound Baths 

Last Sunday of every month £20
(10% discount for members)

Sound Baths allow us to take much-needed time out for ourselves, resulting in a variety of noticeable benefits such as reducing stress, enhancing creativity, releasing emotional blockages and improving our overall wellbeing.

Many people express a sense of clarity, freedom and transformation following a sound journey, which can last for a number of days: the key is to arrive with an open mind ready to relax.

This powerful experience creates space for healing on multiple levels, which often leads to a deep state of relaxation. You may find yourself taking an inward journey similar to meditation or simply enjoying the beautiful layers of sound around you.
Attending a Gong Bath can be a very profound and unique experience. As you lay on a yoga mat curled up with your blanket and pillow, you are bathed in waves of sound and vibration from sacred instruments. There is no actual water involved.

What to bring: it is important to be warm and comfortable, so be sure to wear layers and bring anything you feel that would help you to relax i.e. blankets, pillows/cushions, eye masks, socks etc. Remember that you will be lying on the floor for an hour.

Please note each person must have their own account created and a purchase on that account. Please do not purchase tickets for groups of people, each person in the group must have their own account & ticket.

Sunday 23rd February
18:00-19:00

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Sunday 29th March
18:00-19:00

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Sunday 26th April
18:00-19:00

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Imbolc Awakening Workshop  
– with Tracy Barber 
Saturday 1st February
14:30-16:30
£25 (+10% discount for members)

Imbolc, in the Celtic seasonal calendar signals the beginning of Spring and the stirrings of new life. The original word Imbolg means ‘in the belly’. All is pregnant and expectant – and only just visible if at all, like the gentle curve of a ‘just-showing’ pregnancy. It is the promise of renewal, of hidden potential, of earth awakening and life-force stirring. Here is hope. We welcome the growth of the returning light and witness Life’s insatiable appetite for rebirth.
It is time to let go of the past and to look to the future, clearing out the old, making both outer and inner space for new beginnings.

In this workshop we will awaken from our winter slumber through a sequence of energising twisting poses that help stimulate circulation and support organ function during this cleansing period.
You’ll also have the time to work on your goals & intentions for 2020 through discussion & meditation

What to Expect:
• All levels Yoga Flow incorporating twists & binds
• Demystifying twists (do they or don’t they detoxify the body?)
• Deepening in twisted postures using binds and props
• Practicing breathing correctly in seated, standing and reclined twists
• Review of 2020 goals & intentions
• Cleansing herbal tea

Not suitable for:

Pregnant women
Spinal disc injury
Chronic digestive issues
Sacroiliac (SI) joint issues
 
Saturday 1st February
14:30-16:30
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Self-Development & Meditation Workshop  
– with Kalie Jade 
Saturday 15th February
14:30-16:30
£25 (+10% discount for members)

It’s time for a self-love celebration – in honour of Valentine’s day and all things love we will come together for a special mediation & development afternoon that will explore the benefits of meditation and basic self-development tools that can be used to improve your mindset.

During this workshop Kalie will lead you through a guided meditation and introduce you to new ways of thinking. Each person will receive messages of guidance and create a personal affirmation to take away with them. 

Come along to experience meditation and self-development activities with a dash of self-love on Valentines weekend. 

Saturday 15th February
14:30-16:30
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Inversion & Arm Balance Workshop  
– with Stephen McGoldrick 
Saturday 22nd February
14:30-16:30
£25 (+10% discount for members)

In this 2 hour workshop we will learn how to strengthen and condition the body towards arm balances and inversions.
Together we will move through the basics of building a practice that is safe and sustainable. You will leave with a deeper knowledge and understanding of arm balances and inversions and the best ways to protect the body as you practice
In this workshop you will cover Crow, Pincher, handstands and much more with Instructor Stephen McGoldrick as he guides you through an informative and in-depth workshop to enhance your practice
This workshop is suitable for all levels of students; beginners who wish to learn more about arm balances & inversions, as well as those with a strong practice who wish to deepen their knowledge on the postures

This workshop is guaranteed to break down beliefs and build up confidence in your mind and body.

Not suitable for anyone with the following conditions:
Back injury, Serious heart condition, Severe high/low blood pressure, Neck injury or Pregnancy.

Saturday 22nd February
14:30-16:30
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Baby Massage & Yoga 4 Week Course 
– with Natalie Yunnie 
Wednesday 26th Feb, 4th March, 11th March & 18th March
12:30-13:30
£50

Baby Massage is an age-old tradition that has been passed down since the age of time. We do it daily without realizing though winding, tickling, cuddling, feeding, skin on skin time etc. It is an amazing skill for parents to learn as it is a wonderful, nurturing experience to share quality time with your Baby, whilst having fun and strengthening the loving bond between you. Baby yoga perfectly compliments baby massage by expanding the benefits of touch with movement and relaxation.

Baby massage is relaxing and soothing for both you and your baby, and it can also be helpful in relieving wind, gas, colic, teething, sleeplessness, crying, fractiousness and Post-Natal Depression. It helps babies develop motor skills, muscular control, stimulates their minds and offers them the chance to be around and socialize with other babies. is gentle, rhythmic stroking of your baby’s body with your hands.

Classes are a great way to meet new Mums & babies while bonding with your baby.

The course is set over 4 consecutive weeks, during which time you will learn a full massage routine, along with baby yoga sequences in a relaxed, friendly environment.

Week 1: Introduction and Leg & Feet Routine & Opening the hips
Week 2: Tummy along with a Colic/Gas Massage Routine
Week 3: Chest and Arm routine & Open the front of the body Yoga routine
Week 4: Head, Face and Back Massage Routine, Teething relief sequence & strengthening spine & back muscles. Final recap of all 4 weeks.

Course Notes and Massage Oils are provided.

Occasionally your Baby may spend the entire session either sleeping or feeding. This is entirely normal for new babies, and is actually quite common in the classes! The classes have been designed the course with this in mind, and there will be plenty of options to review and recap all the techniques and routines learned each week.

Classes are completely baby led – if your baby needs to be fed, changed all can be done in the comfort of the class.

Classes are suitable for babies 8 weeks to 6 months / pre-crawling.

Natalie is a Pre & postnatal yoga teacher, baby massage instructor, postnatal Doula & a Mum to a daughter aged 5 years.

Wednesday 26/02 4/03 11/03 & 18/03
12:30-13:30
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Women’s Wellness – Half Day Workshop 
– Tracy Barber & Leila Halid 
Saturday 21st March
14:30-18:30
£50 (+10% discount for members)

Join us for an afternoon of Women’s Health, featuring a discussion on Herbs for Health from Leila Halid & an Embodied Menopause talk with Tracy Barber followed by a healing Restorative Yoga practice to seal the day.

We begin our afternoon with an understanding of the natural cycles of women and the ways in which we can support our feminine well-being on a daily basis.  Through understanding imbalances and dis – eases in our bodies, we observe how to create vitality through herbal medicine and self-awareness. With awareness of our natural rhythms we thread this into the next section of the afternoon beginning with the history and cultural themes of the menopausal ‘wise woman’ and how we have inherited a legacy of disempowerment.  We then move through what it means to embody this transformational time first by understanding the psychological and physical changes that women face to reframing what most women fear and try to avoid – anxiety, weight gain, anger, fatigue & insomnia, atrophy and loss.  We end with restorative yoga poses beneficial for women’s health.

You will be given material to take home with you from the afternoon featuring all the information from the day

Workshop Content: 

  • Herbal Tea Meditation & Intro to herbal remedies
  • Self-Awareness into our cycles
  • Areas of health to consider
  • Historical and cultural themes of the wise woman
  • Embodiment and reconnecting to our body and mind
  • Hormone harmony
  • Anxiety/Stress/Fatigue/Insomnia/Loss
  • Restorative yoga for women’s health
Saturday 21st March
14:30-18:30
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Couples Pregnancy Yoga for Birth Workshop 
– Natalie Yunnie
Saturday 28th March
14:00-16:00
£50 per couple (or pregnant woman and birthing partner -£25 per person)
EARLY BIRD £45 BEFORE 29/02/2020

Do you attend Pregnancy Yoga classes and wish your birth partner could join you to learn how they can best support you through your pregnancy, labour & birth, so you can be a strong team on the day? Preparing for labour and birth and knowing how to communicate with your partner can be daunting for some. This relaxed, hands on workshop will cover lots of useful, practical information, tips and techniques to help you and your partner to bond & have a positive birth experience.

During the 2 hour workshop will:

  • Learning the stages of labour and path to birthing your baby
  • Understanding the role of Oxytocin during the birthing process
  • Breathing techniques and yoga positions for each stage of labour & birth
  • Practice ways your partner can support you during your pregnancy & labour through massage, partner yoga & natural pain relief
  • Bond with your partner through some fun Partner yoga
  • Bond with you baby
  • Relax deeply through a guided meditation

Couples Pregnancy yoga Workshop is open to Mums to be from 28 weeks pregnant

Natalie is a Mum and Yoga Teacher who specialises in Pre & Postnatal Yoga, she is also a baby massage instructor and Postnatal Doula.

The Couples Pregnancy Yoga for Birth Workshop pass entitles 2 people to attend the session. If you wish to attend alone please email hello@calmcollective.com

Saturday 28th March
14:00-16:00
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Plant Medicine Workshop
Meet your Plant Spirit Guide
 
– Sally Smiles
Saturday 4th April
14:30-17:30
£35 (+10% discount for members)

Let us open our hearts to the spirits of the plants in this ceremonial afternoon of healing and connection.

As we journey with the shamanic drum, native instruments and channelled voice to meet our plant spirit guides, you will build your own personal relationship with the medicine of the plant that steps forward for you, understanding its wisdom and guidance for you at this time.
An empowering workshop of deep connection, healing and self discovery.

The afternoon will include:

  • Introduction to plant spirit medicine
  • Shamanic journey to meet your plant spirit guide 
  • Plant spirit medicine music healing
  • Understanding the messages and/or guidance you may receive
  • Realignment Journey 
  • Ceremonial embodiment and release

Please bring with you:
Notepad and pen
Bottle of water
Comfortable clothing
Blanket/ cushion to sit on and lie down with

 

Saturday 4th April
14:30-17:30
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