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September 7 – 9 Beginners’ Retreat

Arriving on Friday we’ll have a gentle yoga and yoga nidra in the evening. On Saturday a morning and afternoon workshop with a gentle walk in the evening Sunday will be a gentle start, another yoga class and some optional gentle work in the garden. Full details coming soon

The summer has been wonderful and the prana, or vital force,of the plants and birds, in the air and underfoot is overwhelming. It’s a busy time of year at work, at school and on the land – especially with mowing and strimming never ending here at VG – and sometimes it can just feel a …

Yoga and Your Body Type

Yoga exercise is marvellously adaptogenic, that is to say the practice will meet your level of flexibility, strength, fitness or mobility. Each body is different and even in one body you may find some quirks such as open hips but very tight hamstrings. But the good news is that overweight, stiff, rusty people and those …

Men are welcome at any class but it is hoped that a men-only space will encourage participation. The class will play to strengths, such as greater upper body strength, and develop flexibility while building calm. A range of times is offered for the rest of the summer with the aim that a set class or …

I’m very happy to announce that Chantal will be teaching an antenatal class at Viveka Gardens on Mondays, 9.30 – 11.oo. There is a shortage of pregnancy yoga in Mid Devon and Chantal is an able teacher and mother herself. Chantal has been practising yoga for 13 years, her passion began at the age of …

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