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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    There is a fascinating story about a Japanese artist called Hokusai who was a painter and printmaker during Japan’s Edo period. In 1810 at the age of 50, Hokusai went to the Buddhist temple Myōken Hall in Yanagishima to make offerings and prayers to the Bodhisattva Myōken. He prayed to Myōken to make him a
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  • Believe to be Beautiful

    I have a particular vivid memory of my first visit to Florence’s main cathedral “Santa Maria del Fioreor” or the Duomo as it is most often referred to. The cathedral stands proudly over the city with its magnificent Renaissance dome designed by Filippo Brunelleschi. On the day of my visit to the cathedral, I entered
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  • The Beatles: Sgt Pepper at 50

    On Thursday 1st June 1967 the Beatles released their album ‘Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’ and this year sees its 50th anniversary being celebrated. The album had a huge impact around the world and became the soundtrack to what was soon to be termed, “The Summer of Love”. With its iconic album cover designed
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  • Life is not Fair, Is it?

    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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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

New weekly Yin Yoga drop-in class in Didsbury (all levels)

New weekly Yin Yoga drop-in class in Didsbury (all levels)
Starting 12th September: Details to Follow

6.00-7.30pm
The Old Parsonage, Stenner Lane, Didsbury Manchester M20 2RQ

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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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