Sheldon Tile Cross Marston Green Knowle Solihull

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No need to book mats bands provided

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Most group classes £5 per class. JLR Staff FREE ELS funding available.

Every Monday 18:00 to 19:00

St Giles Church 

Church Road

Sheldon

B26 3TT

£5 Next classes



Monday 9th Dec 18:00 to 19:00

Monday 16th Dec 18:00 to 19:00

Monday 23rd Dec 18:00 to 19:00 

Monday 30th NO CLASS

Monday 6th January 18:00 to 19:00

Monday  13th January 18:00 to  19:00 

Monday 20th January 18:00 to 19:00





Lyndon Methodist Church,

Melton Ave, Solihull B92 7QS.


Monday 9th Dec 19:30  to 20:30

Monday 16th Dec 19:30 to 20:30

Monday 23rd Dec NO CLASS 

Monday 30th Dec NO CLASS

Monday 6th January 19:30 to 20:30 

Monday 13th January 19:30 to 20:30

Monday 20th January 19:30 to 20:30


Marston Green

Every Tuesday 10:00 to 11:00

Marston Green Parish Hall

(next to St Leonard’s Church)

Elmdon Road

Marston Green

B37 7BT



Tuesday 3rd Dec 10 to 11

Tuesday 10th Dec 10 to 11

Tuesday 17th Dec 10 to 11

Tuesday 24th Dec NO CLASS

Tuesday 31st Dec NO CLASS 

Tuesday 7th January 10 to 11

Tuesday 14th January 10 to 11

Tuesday 21st  January 10 to 11



Meriden


Forest Of Arden Hotel, and Leisure Club.

Maxstoke Lane, Meriden,

Warwickshire

CV7 7HR

Every Tuesday  12:00 to 13:30

next classes


Tuesday 10th Dec 12:00 to 13:30

Tuesday 17th  Dec 12:00 to 13:30

Tuesday 24th Dec NO CLASS 


£7.50 due to class being 1.5 hours  extra £2.50 to  use all of the facilities, cardio suite, free weights, gyms, swimming pool, sauna, steam room.


Knowle


Every Wednesday 

19.00 to 20.00

United Reform Church 

Station Road

Knowle

B93 0HN

£7

Wednesday 11th  19:00 to 20:00

Wednesday 18th NO CLASS

Wednesday 25th NO CLASS

Wednesday 1st Jan NO CLASS



TILE CROSS

Thursdays 18:30 to 19:30

St Peters Church Hall 

Haywood Road

Tile Cross

B33 0LH


Thursday 12th Dec  18:30 to 19:30

Thursday 19th Dec NO CLASS

Thursday 26th NO CLASS

Thursday 2nd Jan 18:30 to 19:30


Private lessons, one to one, or small groups, £50 per hour, eg rent venue at United Reform Church 20:15 to 21:15 and have a class bespoke to your one to one needs, or a small group of your friends and/or family or your workforce.


Yoga at your workplace, get your manager/company to pay for me to do Yoga at your work. School/Office/Hospital/Police Station/University Staff.


Children's Yoga Classes at Schools, or family Yoga at your home. I hold a current CRB Certifcate and I am in my 34th year with West Midlands Police.

References can be obtained from WMP, Lyndon Green School, St Albans School, and Oasis Academy Hobmoor Road. 

Every class equipment provided.

Mats, blocks, resistance bands.


Frequently asked questions.


Question. Do I need to book.

Answer. No.



Question. How does Yoga improve your body/mind/life?

Answer, Yoga makes you more flexible, it improves your balance, it tones and develops muscles. In addition there is a huge amount research that has scientifically proven that yoga, even one class a week lowers risk of heart disease, and certain cancers. Yoga will give you an improved mood, better sleep,  and better thinking. Yoga may help with weight loss. If you are sceptical of all these benefits then google "how does yoga improve your body".  


Question. What type of Yoga is it?

I do not limit myself to one style of Yoga

Answer. If you wanted to label my class it would be a fusion of the following styles:

Anusara, Hatha, Slow Flow Modified Ashtanga, Sivannanda, Viniyoga, Vinyasa/Power, Scala, Yin.

If I had to choose 3 phrases, simple but challenging, easy to follow, but not necessarily easy to do.

 


Question. Is class suitable for beginners?

Answer. Yes, even if you have never done Yoga before you will be able to do my class. 


Question. I am not bendy, so, would I be able to do the class?

Answer.  Yes, I will give you a very, very, easy option, a very easy option,  an easy option, an intermediate option and an advanced option.


Question. What do I wear?

Answer. Normal clothes for the Gym, shorts, track suit bottoms, leggings, and a T shirt/polo shirt.

Ideally a base layer, then mid-layer, then a jacket to put on during relaxation. 

Your base layer and mid-layer should be wicking fabrics. These are modern technical fabrics which draw moisture away from the body. They are made of high tech polyester, which unlike cotton absorbs very little water. Cotton will absorb 7% of its weight in water. Some people refer to wicking fabrics as being "breathable" that is they let air in and sweat out.

Bare foot is best, but if you want to wear socks, or trainers no problem. Yoga socks with very small rubber dimples for extra grip are fantastic. 


Question.  Is it a mixed class?

Answer.  Yes, but you can hide at the back of the class if you want to, and at St Giles and Lyndon Green, the back of the class is quite dark!


Question .I am afraid I will look stupid as I wont be able to do most of the poses how easy are the easy poses?

Answer  Very easy, at your first class go to the back and  if after 10/15  minutes you decide my class is to difficult then just give me a wave and leave the room no problem and I will refund £5. 

Or have a trial one to one class £50 which includes 10 class pass so you get your £50 back !


Q uestion. Do you play music?

Answer.  Yes I believe its nice to have some music playing very  quietly in the background on a quality speaker (no pan pipes or whales). My playlist includes, London Grammar, Thomas Newman, Groove Armada, Ibizarre, Utopia, Moby, Novio, Massive Attack.


Question.  I went to a Yoga Class a few minutes late, and  the teacher would not let me in!

If I am late can I still  come in? 

Answer. Of course you can, even if you are 10 or 15 minutes late.

It's nice to arrive 10 minutes early and settle in, but sometimes with jobs, commitments, traffic, being a bit late OCCASIONALLY is OK, its sometimes unavoidable in this busy modern world.


Question. I did a Yoga Class once and I ached for days, so I never went back, will your class potentially do the same?

Answer.  I pride myself in saying to new students "take it  easy, don't force anything, listen to your body. Pick the easy option for  a few weeks then build on your practice slowly, carefully and  mindfully."  However, the way Yoga improves your  body is the same as many other forms of exercise. You  may experience  what Physiotherapists call delayed onset muscle soreness/stiffness  (DOMS) its nothing to be worried about. You may be a little stiff for  one or two days.


Question Is there any religious element to the class?

Answer, no, all faiths welcome.


Question. I have high blood pressure I have been told to avoid inversions what is your opinion?

I am not a medical expert however my Yoga training course advice is avoid inversions with high blood pressure/menstruation. As always consult your Doctor, or in the modern world "google it".

 

Question. I have a "bad back" should I do Yoga?

Answer.  For 90% of people with "back issues" Yoga, practised carefully is good for them and helps manage the problem. However, it depends how bad your back is. 

Give, me a call to discuss, anytime.

Also become more knowledgeable about your body, especially your spine by reading anything written by the well respected Physiotherapist Sarah KEY eg "Back In Action", "Keep Your Joints Young" try a fantastic second hand book website called abebooks. It's like ebay but just sells books. Click on the link below.


https://www.abebooks.co.uk



**********FREE OFFER TERMS AND CONDITIONS****************


Only your first class, only at Marston Green.

You must bring business card  with you or WMP ID card FREE CLASS TO ALL STAFF PSI PSIO front office staff.


 FREE trial class.

You must book by phoning me,  or send a text just saying “Hi Chris got a free trial class business card/WMPolice employee/teacher/slimming world customer  with free offer can you book me in for free class on............................”


Slimming World Customers only can bring a friend free (f does not have to be a slimming world customer)

Then please pass on business card to a friend as a gift of a free trial Yoga class.




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Mon

18:00 – 19:00

Tue

10:00 – 11:00

Wed

18:00 – 20:30

Thu

18:30 – 19:30

Fri

Closed

Sat

Closed

Sun

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