Outside of Allanton house

Peace and living in balance

A local peace sanctuary (Allanton) recently held a Living in Balance day to share ideas about living a more balanced and healthy life. As the day of the event was very close to the summer solstice it had a special feeling to it.   The were plenty of interesting workshops to chose from (over 20),…

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The dragons return to Dumfries: AcroYoga 2

Yoga of Dragons (aka Sam and Bongo from Wales) will be returning to Dumfries to deliver their second Scottish AcroYoga workshop – Saturday 27th April 2019. If you are in the area and have either never tried AcroYoga or have tried it and want to do more, this workshop is for you! The session will…

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New early bird yoga class for Dumfries

As spring develops the mornings become lighter and many people find that they wake earlier naturally. This is an ideal time to make the most of the light and attend a yoga class before you start the rest of your day. Practising yoga early in the morning can give you an incredible physical and mental…

Room with yoga mat

What’s a personal yoga class?

A personal yoga session or 1-to-1 is an individual yoga class which is tailored to your needs and can bring you many benefits. These include: the whole class is tailored to your specific requirements e.g. to improve flexibility and mobility, reduce stress, improve strength etc full attention of the tutor and time to ask questions…

Alyson standing in tree pose infront of a tree

New year, new yoga class

I’m looking forward to starting my own yoga class in Dumfries from January 21st 2019. After a break of six months from teaching a weekly class (due to moving and other things), it’ll be great to get back into teaching regularly. I’ve enjoyed being able to cover for other local teachers in the interim –…

Two people balancing on each other with sunset in background

Take Flight – Acroyoga comes to Dumfries

I’m very excited to be hosting two visiting Welsh dragons to Scotland to hold an acroyoga workshop here in Dumfries – possibly the region’s first acroyoga session? During the dark days at the end of the year, when you’re maybe feeling jaded, full of mince pies and bored of shopping, an acroyoga workshop is exactly…

River and stone bridge

Yoga classes in Dumfries

When I moved to Dumfries (Scotland) I spent a wee while looking for yoga classes in the town, doing general Internet searches, looking through local directories online, searching Facebook, looking for posters in the town etc, and cross referencing to make sure the info was correct. Having put together a list I then started going…