Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.
There are hundreds of ways to kneel and kiss the ground.

— Rumi

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    The late comedian and writer, Victoria Wood was reportedly to have told one last joke before she died, “Life is not fair, is it? Some of us drink champagne in the fast lane, and some of us eat our sandwiches by the loose chippings on the A597”.  In these wonderful few lines she managed, through
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  • The Rite of Spring

    On 29th May 1913, when a new ballet was first premiered at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris, the avant-garde nature of the music and the new modern form of choreography caused a riot as violence broke out in the audience. The music for the ballet was composed by a young unknown composer called Igor
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  • The Search for Happiness

    There is a beautiful song called ‘October Song’ written by Robin Williamson from The Incredible String Band who were a pioneering 1960‘s psychedelic folk band. From the first time I heard the song, I loved the verse: “I used to search for happiness, And I used to follow pleasure, But I found a door behind
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  • I Can’t Get no Satisfaction

    I recently came across an article by the writer Charlotte Lieberman entitled “Mindlessly Scrolling for Satisfaction. How to Navigate the Temptation of Distraction in the Information Age.” The irony of finding this article whilst scrolling through my Facebook timeline was not lost on me but I was interested to read what she had to say. 
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  • Seeing the Blossom: Reflections on opening to the nowness of everything

    In March 1994 Melvyn Bragg did a celebrated interview with the playwrite Dennis Potter, who was then dying of cancer. The interview was later published under the title Seeing the Blossom. Dennis Potter spoke of how the imminence of death gave his experience of the world a heightened intensity. “At this season, the blossom is
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Bank Holiday Class Times

There will be no classes running on the following dates due to the bank holidays:

Monday 29th May & Tuesday 30th May

All other classes will be running as normal.

Unless stated otherwise all Manjunaga’s yoga classes are ‘drop-in’, so you do not need to book – just turn up. Manjunaga also works with a number of groups within the Manchester area providing quality therapeutic teaching and support within the NHS and other private organisations.

I also offer monthly Saturday workshops at the Yoga Rooms and Bodywise which I hope will be of interest to you. Please see events page for details.

ONE TO ONE YOGA

One to one private yoga and meditation sessions are available by arrangement, tailored to meet your needs and practice. Please contact him for more details.

Bodywise Natural Health Centre is situated on the 2nd floor of the Manchester Buddhist Centre (16-20 Turner St, Manchester) 0161 833 2528

MONDAY

Yoga drop-in class in Didsbury (all levels)

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6.00-7.15pm

£8/£6 conc
The Old Parsonage, Stenner Lane, Didsbury, M20 2RQ

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The mixed level class is more of a challenging class suitable to students who already have a grounding in basic hatha yoga postures. Explore classical hatha yoga postures in a safe and supportive environment where students are encouraged to listen to their own body and go at a pace that is comfortable to them.

The class will focus on building safe alignment infused by clear anatomical understanding. exploring a mixture of dynamic yang style flowing sequences and more stilling Yin style postures. Learning how to relax into a deepening awareness of our body, breath and heart.

Yoga drop-in class in Didsbury (beginners)

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7.30-9.00pm
£8/£6 conc
The Old Parsonage, Stenner Lane, Didsbury, M20 2RQ

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The beginners class is an ideal class for anyone absolutely new to yoga or wishing to refresh basic foundation principles. Explore classical hatha yoga postures in a safe and supportive environment where students are encouraged to listen to their own body and go at a pace that is comfortable to them.

The class will focus on building safe alignment infused by clear anatomical understanding. Explore a mixture of dynamic yang style flowing sequences and more stilling passive Yin style postures. Learn how to relax into a deepening awareness of our body, breath and heart.

TUESDAY

Meditation drop-in class in Didsbury (all levels)

6.30-7.30pm
£7/ £5.50 conc.
The Old Parsonage, Stenner Lane, Didsbury Manchester M20 2RQ

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New weekly meditation drop-in class at the Parsonage, Didsbury

During this weekly class you will:

  • learn how to deeply relax and manage your stress levels more effectively
  • find creative ways of working with your mind and mental states in a busy world
  • learn the practices of Mindfulness, Loving Kindness, Body Scan and the practice of iRest Yoga Nidra
  • learn meditation practices which will help you to improve the quality of your daily life

Suitable for beginners and regular students. No need to book just turn up.

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Thank you for your beautiful yoga this morning at Buddhafield. I had forgotten why I loved yoga so much, now I know again.

— Agnese Kruzenberga

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