Summer yoga festival

Date: 21/07/2018

Summer yoga festival

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Join us on Sunday 2nd September for a day of yoga in the beautiful Buckinghamshire countryside. This one-day mini yoga retreat is the perfect opportunity for some ‘me’ time. Classes are suitable for all levels. The day is designed to give you a complete mind and body workout. You’ll stretch, tone, destress, detox and have lots of fun.

The one day yoga festival takes place in Newton Longville, Milton Keynes. The yoga classes take place in a beautiful tee pee overlooking a lake. Tickets to the event cost £75. They include a full day of yoga, lunch, refreshments and all equipment. If some self care is on your agenda, look no further.

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Yoga festival line up

10am: Open

10:30am-12pm: Wake up flow with Sara Wilmot

We’ll get the day started with a gentle flowing yoga class, designed to wake up your body from head to toe. You’ll leave feeling stretched, strong and energised, ready for the day ahead.

12pm-1:30pm: Vegetarian picnic lunch provided by Peel Juice Bar

1:30pm-2pm: Light meditation with Sarah K-Hirji

Join Sweat Studios’ instructor, Sarah for some light meditation. A chance to let your lunch settle before we begin to move again in the afternoon. This session is designed to calm both your body and mind. Sarah will lead you through some simple exercises to clear your mind and reduce your stress and anxiety.

2pm-3:30pm: Wind-down flow with Sophie Free

One of Buckinghamshire’s most popular yoga instructors, Sophie Free joins us fresh off the back of her own hugely successful Freedom Yoga Festival. This yoga class is designed to start to slow your body down. You’ll combine mellow, flowing yoga poses to relieve stress and keep your body strong and supple. A perfect way to close down your week.

3:30pm-4pm: Comfort break

4pm-5pm : Total relaxation with Sarah K-Hirji

Join Sarah for one of the most popular sessions on the Sweat Studios’ timetable. Sarah brings her monthly Rest, Renew, Restore class to the festival. Starting with simple nurturing yoga poses and ending with a yoga Nidra, otherwise known as “yoga sleep”, you’ll achieve the deepest state of relaxation while maintaining total consciousness. Listening to just the sounds of the countryside, Sarah will deliver you to a state of pure bliss.

Yoga festival instructors

Sara Wilmot

Sara worked as an actress for 15 years practising yoga in her spare time to keep fit, unravel and relax. After becoming a video producer, Sara trained for 2.5 years with The British Wheel of Yoga, receiving her teaching Diploma in 2012. She now juggles being a video producer, and teacher of music and yoga. Sara loves how yoga gives you an opportunity to focus on yourself physically and mentally, allowing you to forget the usual daily routine to re-set your body and mind.

Sophie Free

Following years of dedicated yoga practice and having retired from her professional dancing career, in January 2010, Sophie  graduated as yoga teacher.

After some time spent as a “yoga tourist”, teaching hundreds of classes in several different types of yoga in different studios across the world, Sophie found herself drawn to the more dynamic style of yoga. Her passion now is in designing creative flowing yoga sequences with attention to alignment and making the class accessible to anyone and everyone who walks through the door.

Sarah K-Hirji

A popular teacher on the Sweat timetable, Sarah’s been teaching yoga for a number of years for Sweat and other studios. A US National living in Milton Keynes, Sarah was first attracted to yoga as she strived for a healthier lifestyle. It didn’t take long until she was hooked and she completed her yoga teacher training in Florida in 2012. She later married, relocated to the UK and had a baby girl. Flow yoga is Sarah’s passion but she also has a much softer side that she lets shine during her more nurturing classes. Whatever the class, Sarah doesn’t take the yoga too seriously, so you can be assured of a fun approach.