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Bernadette is an established & popular yoga teacher, massage therapist & Reiki practitioner.
She has a wealth of experience, and offers a range of yoga courses and workshops, massage treatments and therapies.
Well Woman yoga
In person Well Woman classes:
- Thursdays – 30 June, 07, 14, 21 July, 04 August 2022
- Please note: no session 28 July
- 10:00 – 11:30
- 5 sessions – £85
Online classes with Bernadette
Bernadette is currently offering online classes via Zoom on:
- Weds 29 June, Weds 06 July, Weds 13 July, TUES 19 July, Weds 03 August 2022
- Please note: no session 27 July
- 19:30 – 21:00
- 5 sessions – £62 / Concs £50
Mum & Baby yoga
2022 Summer course dates
Venue: Blackheath Complementary Health Centre, 184-186 Westcombe Hill, LONDON SE3 7DH
Fridays at 10:00 – 11:00
Dates: 24 June, 01, 08, 22, 29 July, 5 August 2022
(Please note: no session 15 July)
Payment plan available – please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more details
Chakras were first documented in the ancient Hindu text of knowledge, the Vedas.
The term Chakra comes from the Sanskrit word meaning “wheel”.
Chakras are also described as padmas (lotuses).
View Bernadette’s latest blog: MANIPURA-mani-gem, pura-city (city of jewels)
This is the third in a series of 3 explaining the meaning of Chakras, and includes photos of yoga poses to try:
Pregnancy yoga is an ideal way of supporting physical, mental and emotional health and well- being for both mum & baby. A woman’s body goes through huge, rapid changes in a short space of time, whilst she is growing a new human being!
Currently, 1-1 Pregnancy yoga sessions are available in your home or on Zoom. Or if you also have a pregnant friend 2-1 sessions are available in home or studio environment.
New studio group sessions resume September 2022 – bookings open now.
For details, enquiries or to book a 1-1 session, contact Bernadette directly: email@example.com
Menopausal Yoga workshop
Journey to Second Spring: Menopausal yoga / Support Circle
These pioneering, juicy circles offer women approaching or experiencing menopause a safe, supportive and friendly space to express and share experiences as well as discovering how specific yoga practices for women at this stage of life’s cycle, is an invaluable ally.
Management of hot flushes, anxiety, poor sleep, joint pain, pelvic floor health, palpitations, loss of confidence and libido, depression and much more are all explored. This transition is possibly the biggest in a woman’s life and can be seen as an opportunity for powerful spiritual growth.
- Build a range of supportive strategies to navigate this profoundly transformative phase
- Nutrition, lifestyle adaptations, stress management, relationship challenges – all addressed
- Laughs along the way, too!
- Senior yoga therapist with 30 plus years experience
Testimonial from recent participant, T.O:
Thanks so much Bernadette and everyone. I only realised, as we were speaking, how I just have never spoken to anyone about it. For over 10 years!
Massage therapies & Reiki
Bernadette offers a variety of massage therapies & Reiki treatments.
Please call 0208853 5944 for bookings or to discuss which treatment may suit you best.
More details for each treatment can be found from the Massage and Reiki drop down menu.
1-1 yoga therapy
1 -1 yoga for women’s health including pregnancy, post natal, menopause, diastasis, fibroids & fertility
- These are bespoke classes that can address various needs, particularly yoga as therapy. They may include asanas (yoga postures), pranayama (expansion & control of breathing), Mudras & Bandhas (energy seals & locks), Concentration & Meditation, Relaxation & Visualisation.
- 1-1 Yoga Therapy is available online via Zoom, with home visits or in the Studio
- Bernadette is a highly experienced therapeutic yoga teacher specialising in all aspects of women’s health & well being.
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Breathing, Relaxation & Chakra visualisation – see testimonial below
“I have found it incredibly enjoyable to listen to. Bernadette’s voice is clear and calm. The speed is just right and it is as if she is in room with him talking especially to me. I have never been big on meditation nor mindfulness but this is such a pleasure to listen to that I actually look forward to my 45 minutes of me time. I feel much rested and regenerated.”
Delighted to be taking part in a webinar Tuesday 2 August 2022 at 19:30pm with the Fertility Network – use the QR code to join.
Find out how my approach to yoga can offer effective self -nurturing practices for body, mind and spirit.
A free 6 week live streamed Zoom course will begin in September.
Details listed on the Fertility Network UK website on the events page https://fertilitynetwork.org/access-support/events-group-meetings
The webinar will also be added to my website soon.
Bernadette offers specialised 1-1 guidance for women or couples. As well as using a variety of yogic practices, she also incorporates massage therapy, Reiki & Australian Bush flower essences, which can all support those who are facing this issue.
Sessions can take place in your own home or at studio space in Greenwich or Blackheath.
Please get in touch if you would like to arrange a free 10 minute phone consultation.
Call 0208 853 5944 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
LAMMAS Mini Retreat
A MORNING OF YOGA; RITUAL & HASTABHYANGA (HAND MASSAGE) IN CELEBRATION OF THE CELTIC FIRE FESTIVAL OF LAMMAS (LUGHNASADGH), THE FIRST HARVEST.
ASANA, PRANAYAMA, MUDRA & BANDHA, DHARANA & KIRTAN PLUS HASTABHYANGHA.
A LAMMAS RITUAL WILL ALSO BE INCLUDED AS WE CONTINUE AROUND THE WHEEL OF THE YEAR.
Date: Sunday 7 August 2022
Blackheath Complementary health Centre
184/6 Westcombe Hill
The final Peaceful Practice yoga event until Sep 2022.
To book your place or if you have any questions, please email Bernadette email@example.com
Australian Bush Flower Essences
Australian Bush Flower Essences are catalysts that can help with self healing, by helping people to work through and resolve a vast range of negative emotional states and imbalances and to develop intuitive awareness. The rationale behind their use for healing is based on the belief that when emotional balance is restored, true healing takes place; that much physical illness is the end result of emotional imbalance.
A detailed consultation is carried out before any essences are prescribed. They are not intended to be used as a substitute for medical treatment, yet can act in a supportive way.
Flower essences have been used throughout this planet by many cultures for millennia to promote healing in body, mind & spirit. I am consistently excited and humbled how these essences work with our intuitive selves, which always know what’s right for us.
Testimonials about Well Woman yoga
I have been practicing Well woman yoga continuously for the past 4 years. It has become part of my life. It is a safe space for me to just be. I have learnt that subtle often means deep… When I first joined, body & mind were very much two separate things in my book & now I can say that I am able to connect with my body & my inner wisdom more & more. I know what serves me & what doesn’t.
I’ve learned a lot of techniques that I use in my day to day life, particularly breathing techniques, which I value very much. I am sure Well Woman Yoga has helped me reduce my fibroid from 8cm to 0.5cm.
V.Don the benefits of Well Woman yoga
I wanted to get back to a yoga class that would be gentle on my knees and strengthening for my prolapsed bladder.The classes are refreshingly surprising every week with a mix of mudras, lovely readings and variety of props to enable participation and my expectations have been definitely exceeded.
I realised quite soon that it is a process of ‘unlearning’ for me which has timed perfectly with changes in my consciousness – I need to be gentle with myself. A huge Yes for pelvic floor support exercises and some of them are very easy to incorporate outside of class and the alternative postures that extend the range of movement in my knees.
I would recommend these classes especially to women of my age or who have not tried yoga or who gave it up in the past. Bernadette’s experience and commitment to yoga is demonstrated by her range and breadth of knowledge which is superlative, I learn something new every week. Bernadette is mindful of individual needs and offers an extensive range of alternative practices tailored to personal need. Classes are held in a relaxed, calming and supportive environment with an emphasis on enjoyment and some fun along the way!
P.Mhelped by Well Woman yoga
“Just the ticket. A good balance between energetic and calming.”
Well Woman Yoga
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