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Self Care with Therapy Balls: Liberate Your Feet and Legs

  • yoga hOMe sligo 7 John F Kennedy Parade Sligo, County Sligo, F91 WK59 Ireland (map)
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Life is sensational: Learn to Roll with it! Our Monthly Self-care Yoga Therapy Ball workshop

Each month we'll focus on relieving tension and awakening deep awareness in different areas of the body. This month we're focusing on liberation in the lower body--our root system--Our feet and legs are the foundations for most of what we do, and the stability of the roots is key for the emergence of juicy fruits in the expansion of the upper body--so let's roll!

Yoga teaches us that our whole being is always pulsating with aliveness and sensation. While much of it is enjoyable, inevitably some is not. However, many of us are living with painful sensation that could be avoided, or at least significantly reduced. In this workshop, you will learn how to use Yoga Tune Up® Therapy Balls to re-connect with your body’s natural liberating intelligence, to reduce muscular stress and tension and to increase your body awareness (crucial for safe sustainable strengthening), and live more happily on, and more importantly, off your yoga mat.

How do Yoga Therapy Balls work?

Simply by being alive, we all encounter pain and suffering, from the smaller inconveniences and panic of a lost keys or smartphones to the daily challenges of work and family relationships, to the life changing impact of heart-breaking diagnosis, our own or that of a loved-one. All of our reactions to these experiences are deeply felt in our bodies and if not released appropriately, this deeply stored imprint will manifest in dis-ease ranging from headache to back pain to instability in the joints and more. All too often, our life issues show up in our deep tissues!

Fascia is the continuous network of tissue throughout your body. It holds you together, is a force transmitter, and houses the wiring that sends messages from back and forth from your body to your brain. Your fascia does you a favor by molding to the postures and activities your body participates in. But when it becomes dense and sticky not only do you feel stiff, but the receptors cannot carry the messages back and forth. It's as if your brain has amnesia about certain parts of your body. As Master yoga teacher Stacey Rosenberg puts it

“Imagine you have the hottest new smart phone. But if you're not connected to a network there isn't much you can do with it. Similarly your body cannot stretch or strengthen a muscle the nervous system does not register”

Even more importantly for many of us, if there’s no connectivity, we are unable to relax overworked muscles and so walk around in with stress and tension locked inside and we become so used to this tightness that we don’t realize there is another way, a way of living with much less pain. The good news is, you can disrupt your unhelpful patterns and increase your body’s full connectivity by working with Yoga ball-rolling massage techniques. You can increase your range of motion and your range of emotion.

Life has a wide array of sensational offerings—don’t get stuck in the painful ones. Come learn how to roll out your stuck spots and create more easeful everyday radiant living.

PRICE: 30euros for a single workshop / 50euros for a package of any two workshops / 70 euros for a package of any three workshops

Please note our new policy: Workshops will not go ahead if no one has booked in by 8pm the day before the scheduled event. If you have not already booked in for a workshop, and it is day-of, it's always wise to check the LIVE schedule on website rather than mindbody app. If even one person is booked in, events will run and drop-ins are welcome and online booking will remain open. If you are unsure, call/text 087 1740357