We also have far infrared heat panels which we use for gentle heating in winter
Yoga and meditation are transformational processes for the mind, body and spirit.
Gita Hatha Yoga
The Gita Hatha Yoga classes consist of the following:
Stretching and limbering
a Breathing exercise
10 postures or asanas that focus on the endocrine glands
In the West, yoga has come to mean physical practice or asana as a main focus, but this is just the tip of the iceberg.
This is a minimalist practice that uses props to support the body. It is sometimes called an embodied Meditation practice.
- It facilitates ease and comfort, relaxation & health
- It is for all levels of ability and all states of health
- Restorative poses are adapted to the student rather than the student adapting themselves to the poses
- it's great if you feel tired or exhausted or you have an injury
- It is about opening not stretching
We currently run Restorative Yoga Wednesday nights at 6.30pm.
Slow Flow Yoga
Slow Flow Vinyasa classes are a balanced fusion of pranayama, asana, mantra and meditation and are suitable for beginner and intermediate Yogis.
We currently run Slow Flow yoga on Wednesday mornings at 9.30am and Sunday at 5pm
Through a complete practice of yoga, you:
Expand your awareness
Find deeper meaning in life
Get an overview or bigger perspective on world events
Develop tools, techniques and strategies to deal with life’s challenges
And learn how to make a significant contribution to the people in your life
You don’t need to be flexible to do yoga because yoga is so much more than simply twisting the body into really difficult postures. It is about developing inner poise and outer poise – the physical postures are one of the ways we use to start to do this.
In order to achieve this poise or balance we need to practice all the parts or limbs of yoga – that is, we practice ethics in our daily lives; learn how to control the breath because this helps us to maintain our energy levels and emotional equilibrium; we withdraw the senses inwardly so we have quiet time, to make us aware of our internal landscape and its effect on ourselves and others.
So ultimately in our yoga practice we develop physical poise, a steady emotional response, and a still mind. All of which enables us to make the life a living meditation.
The Director of Fairfield Wellness, Dr Elena Bacash, Chiropactor has been involved in yoga since 1998 and completed her Gita Yoga teacher training in 2001.
She wanted to create a yoga space where everyone feels welcome no matter what their physical ability, age or experience.
Classes sizes are small, around 10 people so that the teachers are able to give students the attention they need and tailor classes accordingly.
Classes can be attended on a casual basis or by buying bulk. Casual classes are $22, Term 2 2018 special bulk buy $180 for 10 classes, usually $200. Beginner's 7 week course is $245 and Meditation 7 week course is $245. We now have a $50 2 week unlimited class special for first time students once only until July 31 2018.
We encourage students to book their classes in advance online or by ringing the clinic to reserve their spots.