Hi, it's great to meet you! I'm Cheryl Wimperis. A former professional ballerina now working as a lifestyle and yoga coach in Oadby, Leicester and online.
My beginner yoga class is on Friday morning at The Squash Club Studio, in Leicester, and is perfect for people new to yoga.
In this class, you will learn the basics of yoga and how to connect your body, mind, and breath.
You will leave these yoga sessions feeling more relaxed and at peace.
In addition to my experience as a professional ballerina, I have also studied anatomy and physiology for many years. Through my knowledge of the body, I can safely guide people through yoga with the correct alignment of their bodies.
I'm passionate about helping beginners understand the basics of yoga and how to connect their mind and body.
Group classes are £9 per session or £30 for the month.
I look forward to meeting you and working with you as your Leicester yoga instructor.
A smaller intimate/welcoming space for 15 beginners yoga - 10.00 - 11.30am Friday mornings.
Practising and understanding the connection between our body, mind, and breath are part of a steady pace. In a simple guided beginners yoga class, you will tone, improve your mobility, calm your mind, and feel more relaxed.
A larger Oadby class of up to 50 students of all abilities is welcome - timetable 7:45 - 8:45pm Tuesday Evening classes.
After a long day, take a restorative class to unwind. With this guided class, you can reconnect with your body. After guided relaxation and a few dynamic poses tailored to your needs and abilities, you will feel energised and relaxed.
An inviting space for 25 students. All abilities welcome - timetable 7:30 - 9:00pm Thursday Evenings.
Body-mind connection can be re-energised and relaxed with dynamic yoga classes in Oadby that help you get back into your body. These yoga classes are taught jointly by Nilesh Bhatha and me, so you can try different yoga styles and benefit from hand support.
In Leicester, on London Road in the East Midlands, I teach yoga to beginners at the Leicester Squash Club on Friday mornings at 10.00 am for a 1.5-hour class (weekly classes).
Beginners will find this a wonderful, intimate setting. Those who want to learn at a pace that feels right will find it a wonderful place to build confidence and learn new skills.
I highly recommend it to anyone interested in yoga.
Leicester Squash Club Yoga Studio is a wonderful place to learn yoga. The intimate setting and the pace that feels right for beginners make it a great place to build confidence and learn new skills.
I have been teaching yoga as a yoga teacher to beginners for several years, and I have seen firsthand how it can transform lives.
Yoga is more than just a workout; it is a tool for self-discovery and healing.
Beginners who commit to regular practice will quickly see changes in their bodies, minds, and spirits. I am honoured to share this practice with beginners in Leicester, and I look forward to continuing to help people on their journey of self-awakening through yoga.
Leicester Squash Club is located at 189 London Rd, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE2 1ZE.
Phone: 0116 2708 068
Simply come along on Fridays.
Rachel Brathen, Yoga Girl
Yoga is a way of life. According to a famous saying, "yoga is as much about what we do off the mat as what we do on the mat.".
Asanas are an excellent way to connect our mind and body, improve strength, flexibility, and mobility. However, the ability to control our "monkey mind" will transform our habits, our thinking, our emotional state, self-love, our physicality, and our lives.
Life On Pointe's work is founded on the foundational pillars that improve our quality of life. By consistently addressing, organising, and practising each of these pillars, our health improves.
We focus on:
Yoga moves beyond the mat and physical exercise.
The more we learn about yoga as a way of life and our practice, the more we learn that success means being in balance with all aspects of life.
All of us can be of service in ways that suit our lifestyles and how we can serve.
The act of serving in your community as a mentor, donating to a charity, or sharing knowledge and experience are all acts of service.
Our contribution to our community keeps life in perspective and provides a solid foundation upon which to build.
A beautiful saying reads: Are you ready to receive as much as you give?
Get yourself a yoga mat, and just come along to yoga Leicester and try!
As a trainee ballerina at the Royal Ballet School, I have worked with my body and mind all my life. To become a ballerina, I had to develop a lot of discipline.
After an international career as a dancer, I felt a strong desire to return to my hometown. I returned to my hometown of Leicester after travelling all over Europe when I was 18.
Years of working with my body as a dancer have given me a lot of insight into energy, anatomy, movement, fitness, mindset, nutrition, and physical well-being. I have always been fascinated by how the mind and body interact. To complete my Masters of Arts in choreography, I returned to Wigston to study.
I find it fascinating to look back over my life and see how it has led to this point. It is through these little steps that I have evolved spiritually and personally.
With my Master's Degree, I worked in the dance and education sectors at various Leicester education facilities, such as Leicester College and De Montfort University, and founded a dance school.
I discovered yoga, the benefits of yoga and yoga therapy while performing as a professional dancer, and after my first lesson, I was hooked! My mind felt calm, centred, and connected to something much bigger than myself. I grew up in my yoga practice and in my teaching abilities. In 2007, I earned my Sun Power Yoga 200-hour yoga teacher certification. Sun Power Yoga was founded in Leicester by the formidable Anne-Marie Newland.
I developed a passion for personal development and learned about myself through the immersive yoga experience.
Yoga philosophy has taught me much about myself, including how my body and all its systems work, how my energy body works, how to stay healthy naturally, how to detoxify my body and mind, and how to control my mind instead of allowing it to control me.
In addition to improving my dance and teaching, these teachings have supported me throughout my life.
In addition to my yoga classes in Oadby and Leicester City Centre, I also offer online yoga classes for experienced and beginner students who live farther away or prefer to practice at home. I offer beginner and advanced classes.
You may also be interested in knowing that I have developed multiple wellness, mindfulness, and nutritional support programmes that you can follow along with and work with me on your personal journey.
Learn more about my fun, well instructed yoga class in Leicester called beginners yoga Leicester, my courses, my online classes, my timetable, prices, or anything else. Just contact me with questions.
Trying different yoga is all part of your yoga journey. However, hot yoga adds another layer to a yoga practice... heat. Stepping into a class can involve a lot of courage and stepping outside one's comfort zone. Therefore, it depends on the person and their approach to trying new things. I would start with a traditional yoga class rooted in true yoga philosophy, mediation, pranayama, and energy work.
Take a towel, water, eat a light snack before your practice, and take a change of clothes for afterwards. Relax and stay present. There is a hotpod yoga Leicester.
Learning a Sunsalutation Flow gives you the basis to develop your practice. It exercises and warms up your whole being when led by the breath. Learning how to breathe and then flow through a Sunsalutation will give you a solid foundation in yoga.
No, like anything, there are many forms and branches of Yoga. I have tried some extreme sports yoga, which is physically demanding and more about building muscle and stamina. Yoga doesn't have to be challenging to stretch us. Some people find it challenging to keep their eyes focused when holding a Warrior Pose. It's all a reflection of the mind.
Yoga came to me during my career as a ballerina when I was about 25 years old. So as of writing, that's 18 years now.
Meditate in the space first. Listen to what you are being guided to create. Would you prefer flowing water, greenery or imagery, Mandalas? A yoga garden aims to provide a space where you feel safe, tranquil and able to relax. Therefore, it must be created from a place of connection and peace.
Practicing Yoga in the garden is very liberating. Feel your feet connected to the earth, feel the earth's energy filling your body and energy. Listen to the sounds of nature, the trees, the birds, the wind. Smell the smells of the outdoors, and feel the sun's energy heating your skin and being. When we practise yoga outdoors, we participate and engage in practice as we connect ourselves with nature.
I feel guided by and connected to something larger than me every time I look up at the sky, the stars, the sun, the moon, and the planets. I feel safe, reassured, and trust in my process when I gaze up at the sky or walk barefooted on the earth. We are nature, and nature is us. Yoga helps us open the doors of our awareness of this connection with mother earth and the universe.
Sound therapy is a treatment that uses sound, vibration and frequency to move us, heal us and allow us to reach deeper dimensions within ourselves. It can help release trauma, reconnect to memories, or help us relax and let go so that we become present and more like ourselves.
Chair yoga is a yoga practice done seated. This is ideal for wheelchair users, the elderly, or simply those who cannot stand for the whole practice.
Yoga is a system for life. It encompasses nutrition, the body, the mind, philosophy, and maybe a bit overwhelming for a beginner. Often, they do not know where to start. Therefore, a coach can create simple plans to follow intuitively to encourage growth, healing, and personal development on this journey.
For a yoga class, the average price might start at £8.00 - £15.00 in Leicester. If you want more transformation, look at a 121 coaching or durational transformational programme from a yoga teacher like myself.
I also say to my new yoga students who walk into my yoga studio, "relax, listen and follow my voice". In this practice, I will show you that you have many options, so you can come out of a pose or into a pose that feels right for you today whenever you feel the need. Listen to my voice and listen to your body. The rest will follow.
My students, whether they are new or old, always feel better at the end and understand why I give these instructions by the end of their practice.
Make sure you feel a connection. Make sure you feel safe with them, and that you can or can let go safely in their guidance.
All professional pregnancy yoga classes will give you a health and safety reminder at the beginning of your practice. There are things to be aware of when practising yoga for pregnancy, just like any activity, but this is something to look for in your prenatal yoga class. Make sure you are being guided safely, and never be afraid to ask if something doesn't feel right or safe.
Some main points I would look out for are; that not all breathing exercises are safe during pregnancy. I.e. Kapallabhati. Don't over stretch the hips and pelvis too much. Not all inversions are safe during pregnancy. You know your own body, so never feel you are being strained, pushed or asked to try something you haven't yet done in your regular practice.
Yes, I love to connect with other yogis and holistic practitioners. The more we can learn from each other, collaborate and share our experiences, the better we can support our community of students.
Workshops are brilliant to help deepen our practice and knowledge around a specific area of our practice. For example, I hold energy workshops, and these help us understand why we breathe in such a way during our practice, how we can manage our energy better, and clear blockages in our energy body so that we can live our life with more ease and enjoyment. They are a great way to dive deeper into our practice and self-awareness, giving more meaning to our yoga classes.
I feel content and peaceful, having the ability to move quickly into a space where I am not affected by external stories or events. I can stay centred, strong and quiet. This helps me listen to my inner guidance and wisdom.
To integrate their breath. People often think yoga is an exercise system where we move through poses and shapes. Still, until we have learned to connect, lead and integrate the breath which accesses our Prana, we are not yet practising yoga.
Sit down and notice the body moving in response to the breath moving through the body. Observe the body's expansion and release.
No, yoga is for everyone. It's designed to help us throughout every stage of life; childhood, adolescence, birth, elderly, recovering from injury, wheelchair users. There are no criteria for who can practise yoga.
Yoga is a system for life that everyone can learn and benefit from.
Meditate, Mindfulness techniques, breathwork, go out into nature, have fun, switch off, start a hobby, join the BeWell Club and start your Miracle Morning practice.
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