Restorative Yoga Asana Workshop

Hi, I’m Helen Vann a long-time yoga practitioner and teacher at ASMY West End. The speed at which we all seem to live our lives these days – rushing to and fro with jobs and family commitments – leaves many of us chronically tired and stressed with very few opportunities to recharge our batteries.

This is where Restorative Yoga comes in. It is a deeply relaxing practice – there is no striving to achieve the perfect pose, no ‘working the edge’. It is simply an opportunity for deep

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Restorative Yoga Asana Workshop

Hi, I’m Helen Vann a long-time yoga practitioner and teacher at ASMY West End. The speed at which we all seem to live our lives these days – rushing to and fro with jobs and family commitments – leaves many of us chronically tired and stressed with very few opportunities to recharge our batteries.

This is where Restorative Yoga comes in. It is a deeply relaxing practice – there is no striving to achieve the perfect pose, no ‘working the edge’. It is simply an opportunity for deep

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Free Life Enhancement Workshop – What is True Freedom?

At this Life-Enhancement Evening, I will be speaking on ‘The Power of Choice’. We often fail to recognize the impact that the decisions we make and actions we take, have on our lives and our happiness. Wherever we are at this point in our life, and the experience we are having, are a direct result of our choices and actions. The truth is that we have a profound influence on our own happiness. Learning to make good decisions and choices will lead to happiness.

At these ‘Life-Enhancement

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Free Life Enhancement Workshop – Take Shelter from the Storms of Life

Has there been stormy weather in your life recently? Has it been a year of unexpected rain or storms? Maybe sometimes it’s just a drizzle and sometimes heavy rain? Maybe at other times it’s been a powerful storm with thunder and lightning?

Storms are a part of everyones life, sometimes small, sometimes large, they come and go causing us much anxiety, stress and grief.

In this spiritual exploration from the wisdom of the Vedas, we discover where we can take shelter of the storms of life,

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Vegan Salads with Substance

At ASMY, we have created a variety of vegan cooking classes to introduce, inspire and whet your appetite for beautiful, whole food that will nourish your body and boost your glow. We aim to delight the senses with all our ASMY experiences, and our cooking classes are no exception – think delicious, beautifully presented food with easy recipes to recreate at home. A feast for your eyes as much as your belly.

At this vegan cooking demo, learn how to make gourmet salads that not only look amazing

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Free Life Enhancement Workshop – Finding True Meaning & Purpose

Everyone wants to have purpose in their life. If we don’t have purpose, we are like a boat without an rudder, turning in circles and going nowhere. A life without purpose can lead to great unhappiness. The Dalai Lama once said that to be happy you need two things, to have real purpose to serve others. At this ‘Life Enhancing Workshops’, we will explore a life of service and purpose and the life-transforming effects it can bring from a Vedic perspective.

This great wisdom has been passed

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Deep Peace Retreat

Craving a restorative day of self-care? Come enjoy a day of tranquillity and soak up all the heart warming activities of a day of sublime peace.

A day of “me-time” where you can step back from all your different roles and responsibilities to deeply relax, reflect and rejuvenate. Perfect way to nourish your mental, emotional & physical wellbeing.

According to research, Self-care enables you to be your most productive, energetic, and all-around happiest self — which in turn

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Autumn Deep Peace Retreat

Enjoy guided meditation, mantra & mindfulness sessions by warm, experienced teachers. Release layers of tension from your body through yoga movement and a massage workshop. Relax in nature. And not only will you enjoy flavourful plant based food – you will learn how you can create these nourishing recipes at home. It’s all to help you let go of your stresses and learn powerful self-care techniques that can help you keep up with your wellness goals in everyday life.

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Free Life Enhancement Workshop – Fate, Destiny, Karma and Reincarnation

Is there life after death? how does the law of karma shape my present and future experiences? Can I change my destiny?

The timeless wisdom of yoga describes clearly what we call reincarnation is simply the changing of bodies;

As the embodied soul continuously passes, in this body, from boyhood to youth to old age, the soul similarly passes into another body at death. The self-realized soul is not bewildered by such a change.
(Bhagavad-gita 2.13)

In this illuminating

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Gauranga Full Moon Festival

Join us in a night of fun-filled festivities as we celebrate the birth of Sri Gauranga who began the glorious kirtan tradition that is now sweeping the globe.
Sri Gauranga appeared 500 years ago, just before sunset on a beautiful full moon night in Bengal, India. His main purpose was to spread kirtan all over the world as the method of self-realisation in this age of Kali, the age of quarrel, chaos and confusion.

Sri Gauranga changed the very fabric of Indian society by begging everyone

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Creating Your Spiritual Sanctuary: Home Worship Workshop

In this workshop you will discover the sacred practices of Bhakti yoga that will help to sanctify your home and your heart. Yoga means union or harmony between the body, mind, spirit and the Supreme Spirit, Krishna.

You will learn
• How to establish your own home worship routine and set up an altar
• What you can offer to Krishna
• Tips on how to make your meditation more effective
• Beautiful mantras & sacred prayers
• Bhakti and nourishing your garden of spiritual love

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Restorative Yoga Asana Workshop

Hi, I’m Helen Vann a long-time yoga practitioner and teacher at ASMY West End. The speed at which we all seem to live our lives these days – rushing to and fro with jobs and family commitments – leaves many of us chronically tired and stressed with very few opportunities to recharge our batteries.

This is where Restorative Yoga comes in. It is a deeply relaxing practice – there is no striving to achieve the perfect pose, no ‘working the edge’. It is simply an opportunity for deep

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Decadent Desserts – Raw Gluten Free Vegan

At ASMY, we have created a variety of vegan cooking classes to introduce, inspire and whet your appetite for beautiful, whole food that will nourish your body and boost your glow. We aim to delight the senses with our awesome cooking classes  – think delicious, beautifully presented food with easy recipes to recreate at home. A feast for your eyes as much as your belly.

At this fun, entertaining demonstration, you’ll learn How to Make tantalising, healthy and divine raw sweets without

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Free Life Enhancement Workshop -Becoming a More Peaceful Person

Did you know that everything in this universe is influenced by the modes of nature known as gunas? These three gunas are known as: sattva, rajas, and tamas. All three gunas are present in everyone and everything in varying degrees. The interplay of these gunas define the character of someone or something and determines their progress of life.

At this Life Enhancement workshop we share the wisdom from the ancient yoga texts, the Bhagavad-gita and:

Explore the three gunas, sattva, rajas

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Mantra Sound Bath

Self-care is something we far too often overlook, but is is something we all desperately need and should be making a priority in our busy lives. Looking after our physical, mental and spiritual wellbeing is what refreshes, rejuvenates and energises us so that we can move forward with our lives in a more balanced, harmonious way.

Enter Mantra Sound Bath! Never heard of a sound bath? Well you are certainly missing out on something very wonderful. A sound bath is just like taking a bath. Don’t

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Mantra Drumming Workshop Jam Circle

This hands-on workshop jam circle is a fun, creative and innovative way to explore mantra meditation, sacred kirtan music and drumming beats!

Whether you are completely new to meditation and drumming or a pro, everyone is welcome to this light-hearted mantra drumming jam circle! We will build from guided meditation, to unique and hypnotic drum rhythms and finally to include sacred yoga mantras. The finale will be the whole group experience combining with vocalists and guitarists to jam and perform

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Free Life Enhancement Workshop – Living a More Harmonious Life

“Who am I really, and where do I fit in the big scheme of things? How much control do I have over what happens to me and the different circumstances that I face in my life?”

Sometimes it is obvious how little control we have when we try to arrange our life to go a certain way, but our plans are thwarted again and again. Circumstances, events, and our relationships may not go the way we would like them to.

Although we have many pleasurable experiences in life, we also experience many inconveniences

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