CLASSES 2017

YOGA

Sessions include gentle movement, sometimes guided meditation and always deep relaxation. Go at your own pace. Newcomers welcomer. All my general classes are offered in the beautiful Chorlton Unitarian Church (map at the bottom of this page) Wilbraham Road, Chorlton, Manchester, M21 9LB, which is a light, airy and recently decorated building with plenty of parking nearby.

  • Chorlton: Monday mornings 10.00 a.m. to 11.30 p.m

  • Chorlton:Tuesday evenings 6.00 p.m. to 7.30 p.m. NB This class will cease at the end of September 2017.

NB The Tuesday class will begin again at some point - although possibly not on Tuesday (!), but an evening class will rebegin, when I return in the new year from my retreat - mid February 2018. So I would very much like to see you there and I apologise to those of you who will miss the class.

The Thursday session is for people going through cancer and their friends and family at Maggies, Kinnaird Road, Manchester, M20 4QL.  Drop in.

  • Maggie's Manchester: Withington: Thursdays 11 a.m. to 12.30

  • Maggie's Oldham: in grounds of Royal Oldham Infirmary, 11.30 to 1.00 p.m.

  • Prestbury: second Tuesday of the month 11 to 12.15

This is part of the programme of Prestbury Cancer Care Centre, meeting in the Methodist Church in Prestbury. This session is not Dru Yoga but rather movement to music, and relaxation.

  • Pilot sessions at Wythenshawe: Macmillan Centre

There was a successful pilot set of sessions through March and April with good feedback from those attending. MacMillan are due to extend their premises in the hospital during the spring of 2018, and after that Dru sessions will resume.

  • Core workshop, Chorlton Unitarian Church, Saturday 23rd September 2017. Just turn up. Cost £30.

Clothing etc.

For all  sessions please wear loose comfortable clothing and don't eat for an hour and a half or so before the session. Please bring a mat and blanket if you can, though there are some spares.

Drop in or attend regularly.

MEDITATION

I am a member of The Heart of Manchester Sangha, part of the Zen buddhist Community of Interbeing following the teaching of Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh, which meets every Sunday night at the Unitarian church, and sometimes facilitate this group. If you would like to join us for meditation  7.30 to 9 p.m. you would be welcome. Payment is £2/3 donation towards room hire. It is fine to just turn up - session starts promptly at 7.30. p.m., ends at 9.30. Most people sit on chairs - no compulsory lotus postures!

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