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Happy New Year!

Welcome to 2020! I hope you’ve had fun and some time to rest during your festivities. I am very grateful for a few days to myself before I return to Yanley Court on Monday morning.

Chris Scott

Inbetween the festivities of Christmas and New Year, I had the honour of being Acting Celebrant. My friend Chris was diagnosed with cancer over two years ago and last April he called me to ask if I would hold his ceremony. I was blown away and deeply honoured. Last Monday was a challenging, uplifting, emotional and exhausting experience. Thank you to everyone who supported me – it enabled me to be present, enjoy and hold the space for others. His wife Nixie, is one of my dearest friends and thankfully an amazing Celebrant. Together we created a funeral, memorial and concert all in one! Though I have to say, she did most of the organising – thank you Nix!

So, to next week – the diary is quite full but things change for people so if you can’t find what you want, let me know as a space might come up.

Yanley Court

I am beginning to turn my attention to planning yoga classes. I would like to start the year discussing what yoga is and how yoga influences us individually. Classes return next Wednesday evening at 6.00 pm and 7.30 pm, for a six week term: wednesday-yoga

The next restorative yoga class for people living with fatigue is Wednesday, 5 February at 2.30 pm: restorative-yoga-class-living-with-fatigue

(c) Reiki Evolution

The first reiki share of the year is on Monday, 13 January at 7.00 pm. Let me know if you would like to book in. I am focusing on my own development for the first half of this year. From September I want to offer ongoing reiki courses and peer supervision. If you are waiting for course dates, please come along to the reiki shares to begin your reiki journey: reiki-shares

I am planning to write more about yoga practice, massage theories and studies as the year rolls on. Any feedback or comments are welcome. I will try not to swamp you and if it’s all too much, let me know!

Blessings for the year ahead, Yvonne x

This Sunday …

There are two spaces left for the morning retreat this Sunday at Yanley Court. The morning is a time to practice, reflect and connect. It is a place of sangha (community) and includes yoga practices, social time, group discussion and pranayama (seated breathing practice) & meditation.

  • Date: Sunday 17 November
  • Time: 0930 – 1245
  • Cost: £30 per person

For more information or to book your space: contact

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