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with Sophie Shenstone

Yoga re sculpts our mental/physical landscapes, releasing unhelpful patterns of thought along with limiting or damaging habits of posture and movement.

I practice and teach a flowing, breath-led, meditative style of hatha yoga, ….I love to creatively combine core strength and dynamic flow, with inner qualities of listening, non-competetiveness, and embodied enquiry…

Shen massage is holistic, intuitive bodywork, based on shiatsu, with elements of Thai yoga and deep tissue massage. I describe the treatment as “like having yoga done to you“; it is a sort of meditation for both participants, anchored in breath awareness and sensitivity of touch. Each treatment is individual, drawing from two decades of experience in Shiatsu, Yoga and Meditation.

 

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YOGA

Hatha Yoga classes in/near Bath

I practice and teach a flowing, breath-led, meditative style of hatha yoga, across various classes in and around Bath from beginner to intermediate and multi level

Hatha Yogaclasses in/near Bath

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Pregnancy

Yoga helps relieve many of the common discomforts of pregnancy; back pain, muscle stiffness, sluggish digestion, high blood pressure, water retention, varicosities, pelvic pain. Prepare physically, mentally and emotionally for birthing and motherhood, encouraging a optimum health with lower stress levels, and a sense of empowerment.

Pregnancy

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Teen Yoga

Teaching mindfulness and yoga to teenagers - While many young people are well, vibrant and have a strong voice in the world today, yoga supports and helps those who do not, through simple tools that alleviate stress, relieve trauma and empower young people.

Teen Yoga

CLASSES COMING SOON

TeenYoga teaches yoga and mindfulness to teens. Sophie has recently qualified as a TeenYoga Teacher and  is fully accredited by Yoga Alliance Professionals and Independent Yoga Network.

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MASSAGE

Shiatsu

Therapeutic massage drawing from Shiatsu (acupressure), deep tissue massage and Thai Yoga massage.

Shiatsu

pregnancy massage

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Pregnancy Massage
and Acupressure for Labour

Drawing largely from shiatsu massage, focussing on nourishment and support. I can also run a session including your partner, to go through techniques and pressure points useful for labour, for pain relief, empowerment, and specific effects such as aiding dilation and encouraging labour.

Pregnancy Massage
and Acupressure for Labour

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WORKSHOPS

Workshops

Shen Workshops are vary popular and tend to booked up quickly. They take place throughout the year at changing locations both nationally and internationally. For a list of upcoming workshops, events, holidays and retreats use the link here.

Workshops

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UPCOMING WORKSHOPS – RETREATS

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1 week ago

ShenYoga

Coming up soon in Shanti Shala yurt, 6th Oct, a collaboration between a Yogini and a Ceramicist, Hatha Yoga flow/ core/meditation in the morning, Freedom with clay after lunch..www.shenyoga.co.uk ... See MoreSee Less

Coming up soon in Shanti Shala yurt, 6th Oct, a collaboration between a Yogini and a Ceramicist, Hatha Yoga flow/ core/meditation in the morning, Freedom with clay after lunch..www.shenyoga.co.uk

1 month ago

ShenYoga

Clouds are truly, utterly amazing. They provide texture, contrast and depth to the sky. Fluffy.....whispy....heavy....brooding...towering...shape-morphing...skudding...hovering...moving with the wind...with or without a silver lining.....contrast against the moonlight... casting shade at the wrong time.....or dissolving into rain... Take a moment to adore. They remind to let go....beyond the contolling i, me, my. Lie back and cloud gaze, day or night...Feed the Soul. (You might need a water proof blanket..or you might not!) ... See MoreSee Less

Clouds are truly, utterly amazing. They provide texture, contrast and depth to the sky.  Fluffy.....whispy....heavy....brooding...towering...shape-morphing...skudding...hovering...moving with the wind...with or without a silver lining.....contrast against the moonlight... casting shade at the wrong time.....or dissolving into rain... Take a moment to adore. They remind to let go....beyond the contolling i, me, my. Lie back and cloud gaze, day or night...Feed the Soul. (You might need a water proof blanket..or you might not!)

1 month ago

ShenYoga

Free space at 12.30 tomorrow for a shiatsu massage at The Practice Rooms, Bath ... See MoreSee Less

3 months ago

ShenYoga

Always an honour to teach partners/ contact yoga and soak up the bliss. ... See MoreSee Less