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Yvonne Cattermole

bodyworker and yoga teacher, mother and friend

Yoga Spaces

This is the last week of Wednesday yoga, Fridays finished last week.  The next term begins:

  • Friday Early Bird: Friday 2 November 0730-0830
  • Wednesday 7 November 1800-1915 and 1930-2100

I will of course remind you nearer the time.  Please let me know now if you are unable to return next term.  Spaces are limited and I would like to be able to offer spaces to those who are waiting if they are available – thank you!

Morning Retreats return in 2019.  Click the link for details

Happy practicing!

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Suggested programmes on BBC iplayer

trust me i'm a doctorMichael Mosley seems to be everywhere.  I’m really enjoying the programmes he is involved in.  If you were at one of the Wednesday evening classes recently, here is a link to the programme where they look at the effect of massage on white blood cells.  The massage in question looks like Swedish massage and is skin to skin.  I’m not sure how this translates to clothed massage or the effect of massaging just the feet as in Reflexology.  I would like to think that any therapeutic touch will elicit the same benefit.  I’ve always told clients to choose the therapy they enjoy the most as this is the one that will be the most beneficial.  What do you think? :

Link to Trust Me I’m a Doctor (Eps 5, Series 8)

And the next programme was on last night.  They look at the benefits of Tai Chi compared to Zumba and the results really are worth listening to.  I know we do not do Tai Chi and I suspect a teacher from that tradition would be able to give an opinion on what is happening energetically and physically.  But it makes you think about all mindful bodywork approaches …:

Link to Trust Me I’m a Doctor (Eps 6, Series 8)


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