Refresh your body, mind and soul by restoring your true nature at this end-of-year retreat so you start 2018 on the right note.
This retreat is suitable for beginners and beginners at heart
10.30am RELEASE: The Yoga of Control & Surrender with Desiree Zou (2 hours)
This session is a multi-sensory exploration of control and surrender through inquiry, journaling, mindful conversation and revitalising yoga asanas that balance Yin and Yang energies in the body and being. You will explore how these themes play out in your life so that you can release what is no longer needed.
2pm REALIGN: Nature-Based Breath Magic with Ian Jin Yap (2 hours)
By engaging in nature-based games and breath work you will improve awareness of unhelpful beliefs and behaviours that hold you back from greater well-being and happiness. Through play and hands-on exercises, you will learn tools and techniques to help you align with new ways of being that bring deeper healing and life satisfaction.
4.30pm REFLECT: Self-Mastery Meditation with Michelle Ayn Tessensohn (2 hours)
In this class, you will develop self-acceptance and self-realisation so that you can deepen your personal and spiritual journey. Through mindfulness and meditation techniques you will build inner wisdom and start to shift the challenges in your life from within so that you can uncover inner peace, greater presence and calm.
Venue: Yoga in Common, Second floor, 10 Petain Road S (208089)
Desiree Zou is a yoga teacher and clinical psychologist who works with people who seek authentic connection with themselves and others, people who are ready to let go of what no longer serves them and experience the world in a new light. She is guided by a simple intention to hold space for the journey back to the Self. Find out more about her at www.desireezou.com.
Ian Jin Yap is a guide, storyteller and facilitator who works with clients who experience anxiety and want to move on from difficult life challenges. He helps his clients believe in themselves and find answers so that they can feel hopeful again, at peace and happy. When he is not working with clients, he studies folklore and herbal healing traditions
Michelle Ayn Tessensohn is a coach for women who’ve had therapy and done inner work but want to deepen their personal and spiritual journey. She helps them get clarity and perspective so they can move forward with self-acceptance, trusting they are making decisions that lead to a life of fulfilment and greater meaning. Find out more about her at www.visionarypassages.com.
Working with Ian and Michelle is a gentle yet deeply enriching journey, where sacred ancient sounds, pranayama and meditation is the magic formula that takes city dwellers from their busy minds to the quiet where they can hear themselves.
Joan, Chief Wellness Officer, 100 Good Things
‘Desiree’s approach to yoga is a true one – a humble, patient, loving journey with self and others. She crafts classes with grace and heart, creating a sanctuary for non-judgmental self-exploration with curiosity and humour.’
Ng Xi Jie, Artist