We have an exciting and diverse range of workshops on offer throughout the year, ranging from yoga, pranyama and meditation, to Goddess dancing and full moon events. We frequently add new workshops to the calendar, so please check back regularly for the latest additions! Click any of the links below to explore what’s coming up and for information on how to book…

Yoga and Core Strength with Eliane Codiroli - Saturday 8th September 14:30 - 16:30

**£30 or £25 early bird price before 18th August**

A  workshop looking at how we can strengthen and use the inner body to support the outer body in our Yoga practice, and everyday life.

A strong inner core can also help us feel more confident, strong and supported. Feeling strong and grounded in our bodies can help us find the strength to deal with difficult life situations.

Open to all levels.

The workshop qualifies for 2 CPD points for British Wheel students.

Click here to book online, email info@thesecretspace.org.uk, call us on 01992 503141, or pop in.

Walking with Men - A workshop by men for men with Gary Aldridge, Adrian Dennis and Colin Davis - Saturday 14th July 13:30 - 18:00

**£25 full price (£15 low waged and £10 unwaged)**

Walking with Men is a pioneering workshop run by men for men. This will be the first workshop within a series to be run this year at The Secret Space. Our goal is to build a supportive community for men. The intention of the workshop is to facilitate a safe space where men of all ages and backgrounds can come together and share experiences of what it means to be a man in the modern world, the pressures on men in the 21st century and how we can be empowered to find our voice and identity.
The workshop will consist of group exercises and discussions, dynamic yoga and meditation, and a series of small talks from each facilitator.
This workshop will be co facilitated by Gary Aldridge, Adrian Dennis and Colin Davis.

Gary Aldridge is an experienced counsellor, group facilitator and recently trained NLP practitioner, with a background of working in the field of addiction for the last 8 years, with a passion for supporting men through talking therapies.

Adrian Dennis is a Clinical Hypnotherapist and NLP Practitioner with 3 years’ experience in working with groups and individuals. Adrian is a firm believer that we have the ability and right to reach our full potential, and works in a positive way to assist clients in being the best they can be.

Colin Davis is a yoga teacher with over 23 years experience and with a background of Martial arts massage and shiatsu. He is passionate about the power of yoga to improve physical and mental health and increase strength, stamina and flexibility.

The inspirations behind this workshop came after an ITV campaign earlier this year. They erected 84 statues at the top of their headquarters, to represent how many men commit suicide each week in the UK.

For more information call Gary – 07506 858195, Adrian – 07508 295511, Colin – 07709 362318

Click here to book online, email info@thesecretspace.org.uk, call us on 01992 503141, or pop in.

Ashtanga Mysore week + Restorative workshop with Lucy Crawford - Monday 10th to Friday 14th September

**£200 **

**This workshop series is currently sold out but we are taking people for the waiting list as a few more spaces may become available. **

To book: Please choose either the 7am or 9.30am Mysore sessions, and then remember to reserve your place on the Wednesday afternoon restorative workshop which is included in the price, as this will not happen automatically.

Afternoon Restorative class 12th September 13:00-15:00

We are very excited to welcome Lucy Crawford once again to Hertford for a week of Ashtanga Mysore classes and a restorative yoga workshop.

The week will consist of a daily Ashtanga Mysore practice and a restorative workshop on the Wednesday afternoon.

Lucy Crawford – began her studies with Shri K. Pattabhi Jois in 1993 and received Guruji’s blessing to teach in 1995. Lucy spent 20 years teaching and working alongside John Scott and co-created the JSY TT Programme – run together from 2003 – 2016. During that time Lucy undertook an Iyengar TT Programme in London, deepening her understanding of placement and alignment in Yoga Asana.

A qualified Craniosacral Therapist, Lucy more recently took the role of Assistant Tutor on the 2 year Foundation Craniosacral Biodynamics at the Karuna Institute, Devon. Lucy’s Yoga teaching combines her understanding of the physical and philosophical aspects of Yoga, brought to life through the ‘felt sense experience’ of the Cranial listening field.

Lucy believes Yoga is for everyone who has an interest and enjoys bringing life and energy to her workshops and classes.

You can see more about Lucy at www.lucycrawfordyoga.co.uk

Click here to book online or email info@thesecretspace.org.uk, call us on 01992 503141, or pop in.

Yoga for Managing Stress with Irene Campbell - Saturday 15th September 15:00 - 17:00

**£30 or £25 early bird price before 27th August**

All of us experience stress in different forms in our life, and stress is a major source of ill-health and unhappiness. Stress is not necessarily bad but when things seem to run out of control it is good to know how to help yourself.

In this workshop you will learn about the effects of stress on the body and mind and find out about common advice for managing stress. You will then be guided through an extended nurturing yoga practice combining a dynamic flow with still yin yoga to regulate the effects of stress on the body, learn a breathing technique to calm the nerves and practice mindful meditation to clear the mind.

All levels of practitioners are welcome to attend.

Irene has been a stress counsellor for over twelve years and has supported people facing both work-related and personal challenges. Her workshops are based on the ancient teachings of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali as well as the currently recommended therapeutic principles of cognitive-behavioural therapy CBT
(which have surprising similarities).

Click here to book online, email info@thesecretspace.org.uk, call us on 01992 503141, or pop in.

Ashtanga Mysore and Workshop Weekend with Joey Miles - Friday 12th, Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th October

Full weekend ticket, 5 sessions – £175
Friday evening £40 Saturday afternoon £40 Sunday afternoon £40

The full weekend ticket includes an 8 am or 10.15am Saturday morning and Sunday morning Mysore practice. Only the Friday evening and the Saturday and Sunday afternoon sessions can be booked as separate workshops, not the morning Mysore sessions.

Grounded and approachable, Joey’s ‘common sense’ approach to Ashtanga stems from his deep respect for the traditional method of practice, combined with experiential knowledge of alignment and anatomy.
Joey brings a fresh pair of eyes to your practice, giving guidance on how to work with the sequence and how to make the sequence work for you.
Joey’s pragmatism, humour and caring nature will leave you feeling inspired and deeply connected with your practice.

Friday evening – Led Counted Primary Series
19:00-21:00
The Ashtanga counted method encourages students to practice in a steady rhythmic flow. Emphasis is placed on the number accorded to each breath movement, this helps to sharpen the concentration. Use this class to revise the structure of the sequence and to arrive for the weekend experience.

Saturday Morning – Mysore Style
08:00-10:00 or 10:15-12:15 – 12 students maximum
Practice at your own rhythm and in your own way in a silent group environment. Receive adjustment and guidance on how to sustain a nurturing practice.

Saturday Afternoon – Technique Class
13:30–15:30
This class will focus on standing poses to clarify basic actions and directions of extension that improve alignment in asana. The body will be systematically divided part by part for the purpose of learning and creating space.

Sunday Morning – Mysore Style
08:00-10:00 or 10:15-12.15 – 12 students maximum
Having digested Saturday’s technique class discover what sticks and what you have discarded in the following day’s practice.

Sunday Afternoon – Recuperative Class.
13:30–15:30
After an intensive weekend of dynamic yoga practice, the final class will allow time for stillness and re-absorption. Wilfully abandon the techniques used in dynamic practice and rest in supported poses to create gestures of surrender and openness in the body that facilitate relaxation. Once an atmosphere of stillness and introversion has been created, guided pranayama practice will lead you towards a profoundly peaceful state.

£175
Venue – The Space 2 Be, Suite 1, 2 and 3, Fairways, New River Trading Estate, Cheshunt, Herts, EN8 0NP

For more information please contact Eliane Codiroli, purpleelly@sky.com, 07946508134

To book online click here or call us on 01992 503141, or pop in.

Celebration of Women with Gabriella Angus - Sunday 21st October 10:00-16:00

Cost: £35/£20/£10 (Dependent on financial status. See below for more details…)

A beautiful and powerful one-day workshop for women of all ages and all walks of life.

Check Facebook for up to date information about this very special day.

A chance to explore what it means to be a woman in today’s society and connect with other women for support, understanding, fun and laughter.

A day to relax, be yourself and take a journey of self discovery, giving you ways to express yourself more freely, resulting in more energy, more creativity and more joy.

Throughout the ages women have traditionally come together to celebrate and support each other. This support network has been somewhat lost in our culture. This Celebration of Women aims to recreate this community spirit through this one-day workshop using meditation, creative arts, movement, song and the opportunity to share our stories with each other.

 

You will leave feeling relaxed, inspired and empowered.

Led by a group of extraordinary facilitators, with decades of experience in supporting women to embrace all that they are and all they can be.

Please bring a contribution of food for a vegetarian shared lunch.

For more information contact Gabriella at info@thesecretspace.org.uk or 01992 503141
Booking is highly recommended so that we know how many are coming and as it will give us the chance to prepare a beautiful space for you.
Concessions
It is our intention that every woman who wishes to attend the event can do so therefore some concessionary rates are available for those who are unwaged or on low income. The 3 pricing options are £35 / £20 / £ 10 depending on your financial status.
Click here to book online, email info@thesecretspace.org.uk, call us on 01992 503141, or pop in.