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..

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

 

Open yourself to new possibilities with backbends - Saturday 20th October

Open yourself to new possibilities with backbends with Larissa

1.30-3.30

£30

Open yourself to new possibilities by opening the heart and front spine with steadiness and correct action. Backbends develop courage, confidence and willpower and offer a deep exploration of the self.

Larissa’s love of Iyengar Yoga has sustained her throughout her adult life. She began practicing in the early 1990’s to help her with the rigors of a professional dancers life. She has studied directly with Shri BKS Iyengar and his children Dr Geeta Iyengar and Prashant Iyengar in Pune India, the USA and the UK. Larissa is a Senior Iyengar teacher and has also completed a course in Yoga Therapy. In 2009, 2011 and 2014 she studied at the Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute and while there volunteered at Father Joe Pereira’s Kripa Foundation giving acupuncture to the men and women in recovery from alcohol and drug addiction. It was inspiring and heart warming work.

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

Walking with Men - Saturday 3rd November - 9.30 - 17.00

Walking with Men is a pioneering workshop run by men for men. This will be the second workshop within a series to be run 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. Austin Fenn

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.

Austin Fenn worked as a plasterer for 25 years before training to be an integrative counsellor and changing his career at the age of 43. After further training in holistic therapies, including seated chair Indian head and Reiki massage.

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.

Black Fig Café is the brainchild of a lorry driver and a hairdresser with a mutual passion for all things food. We will be providing a prepared meal on the day.

We bring our favourite foods from around the globe straight to our customers plates, using seasonal and sustainable local produce when and where ever possible.

Be it from our food truck, pop up tasting menus or kitchen takeovers Black Fig Café are committed to delivering food that never fails to impress. It’s very important to us that we give back our community so for every main meal we sell, a meal is generated for a local person in need.

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.

£45 full price

£25 concessions

£15 Unwaged

For more information please contact Gary – 07506 858195, Adrian – 07508 295511 or Colin – 07709 362318

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

Walking with Women Sunday 11th November

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

10:00-16:00

 Walking with Women –

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

Join us in an exploration of what it is like to be a woman in today’s society and the importance that self-compassion and loving kindness plays in keeping us healthy.

Over the course of the day we will journey together through meditation, yoga, mindful movement, creative arts and group discussions, to rediscover our authentic essence. It will give you access to express yourself more freely, resulting in more energy, creativity and joy.

Throughout the ages women have traditionally come together to celebrate, empower and support each other. There is a unique bond that comes from a shared understanding. This support network has been somewhat lost in our culture. Walking With Women aims to recreate this community spirit.

Led by a group of extraordinary women from a wide range of backgrounds with many years of experience facilitating groups and supporting people.

They are:

Ruth Cooper,  Lucia Birch, Gabriella Angus, Sarah Beardmore, Alana Robertson, Linda Meehan, Alison Godlonton-Shaw

For more information contact Gabriella at info@thesecretspace.org.uk or 01992 503141/07890 345421

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

There are limited spaces available so advance booking is highly recommended.

Concessions
It is our intention that every woman who wishes to attend the event can do so, therefore we have created 2 pricing options to make it affordable for everyone. Bursary places may be available on request.

The price for the day is £35 / £20 depending on your financial status.

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

Planting a Seed for 2019 - A reflective Yin workshop with Irene - Saturday 24th November 14.00 - 16.00

Planting a seed for 2019 – A reflective Yin workshop
13:30- 15:30£30A new year in sight, a new opportunity to take a breath and reflect on where we want to go next. It happens too easily that we are aimlessly drifting through time like a leaf blown around by invisible forces instead of following our own plansIn this workshop you will have the time and space to reflect and plant a seed for 2019. Maybe a little project you’d like to tackle, a big plan you want to put into place or a dream you would like to follow.
Using coaching techniques as well as techniques from the yoga tradition, you will be able to plant your seed and have strategies in place to make it sprout, grow and florish. You will also be guided through a nurturing Yin Yoga practice, finishing with a guided visualisation and relaxationThis workshop will be suitable for all levels of yoga experience, even if you are completely new to yoga.

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

Restore yourself in the busy season - Saturday 1st December

Restore yourself in the busy season with Larissa

1.30-3.30

£30

Calm your body with this deeply beneficial restorative practice, during the busy month of December. Using props to support the body, a deep state of physical, emotional and mental relaxation will be achieved. When the body releases, our minds begin to quieten, which is what yoga is all about.

Larissa’s love of Iyengar Yoga has sustained her throughout her adult life. She began practicing in the early 1990’s to help her with the rigors of a professional dancers life. She has studied directly with Shri BKS Iyengar and his children Dr Geeta Iyengar and Prashant Iyengar in Pune India, the USA and the UK. Larissa is a Senior Iyengar teacher and has also completed a course in Yoga Therapy. In 2009, 2011 and 2014 she studied at the Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute and while there volunteered at Father Joe Pereira’s Kripa Foundation giving acupuncture to the men and women in recovery from alcohol and drug addiction. It was inspiring and heart warming work.

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