Tuesdays

At a private address in Torquay, details given on booking.

10-11:30am: Gentle Therapeutic Yoga 

This class is for those requiring a more relaxing practice or for those who are new to Yoga. There will be time for adjustment of your postures and to explore each posture more in depth as well as working with postures in a therapeutic and supported way to release physical tension from the body. This class will also explore various Yoga breathing techniques and will include restorative work and deep relaxation. Great for anyone with anxiety or stress and for those for whom a physical practice is more limited due to health issues.

Term dates and costs:
24 April-12 June (8 weeks) £60
19 June-7 August (8 weeks) £60
4 September-9 October (5 weeks with one week break 25 September) £35

2-5pm Massage

630-830pm Yoga and meditation 

More suitable for those who are happy to follow a flowing practice. Movements will be breath focused and you will be encouraged to reach your full potential in every aspect of this practice with attention to the energy in the physical body as well as the mind. This class will also explore Bandhas and Pranayama, finishing with meditation.

Term dates and costs:
24 April-12 June (8 weeks) £65
19 June-7 August (8 weeks) £65

4 September-9 October (5 weeks with one week break 25 September) £40

 

Wednesdays

One to one and private group Yoga and Massage. Evening massage appointments available. 

Meditation Group, Wednesdays 6-7pm

A weekly group every Wednesday 6-7pm

From 2 May for 10 weeks
(one week break 30 May)
Above HALO Hair and Beauty 
207 Higher Union Street, Torquay. TQ1 4BY

  • Simple techniques to improve your awareness of thoughts and thinking 
and how these cause us to behave in day to day life.
  • Notice when you are getting stressed or uptight, learn how to calm this down.
  • Create a simple practice that your can use in your daily life.
  • Bring more peace and calm to your inner world.

Booking is essential. £5 per session (concessions available please ask for details)
Contact Virginia 07875217970

 

Thursdays at Meadfoot Beach, Torquay

730-830am Morning Yoga

Postures, breathing and 
morning meditation. All sessions are suitable for all levels of ability and experience. Everyone is welcome!
All payment is by donation, suggested amount of £5 but 
please pay whatever is affordable.
Weather permitting, please 
text to confirm: 07875217970

Weekly from 14 June 
630-730pm 
postures and meditation
745-830pm Yoga Nidra (deep relaxation, bring a blanket)

All beach sessions are suitable for all levels of ability and experience. Everyone is welcome!
All payment is by donation, suggested amount of £5 but 
please pay whatever is affordable.
Weather permitting, please 
text to confirm: 07875217970

 

 

 

May 

Sunday 20 May 4-6pm, Yoga Nidra in Totnes

Take some time out for yourself and to experience the benefits of a healing Yoga Nidra practice. This is a mini-retreat for your body, mind and soul.
Yoga Nidra means Yogic Sleep. Yoga Nidra brings an incredible calmness, quietness and clarity. Yoga Nidra is one of the deepest of all relaxations, leading awareness through many levels of mental process to a state of supreme stillness. It is a state of conscious Deep Sleep, the semi conscious state between sleeping and being fully awake.
Join us for a whole two hours of relaxing Yoga, deep relaxation (Yoga Nidra) and meditation. Take time for yourself to relax and restore yourself. Enjoy slowly and mindfully stretching the body whist supported by bolsters and cushions, before wrapping yourself up in a soft snug blanket to enjoy a deep relaxation and focused meditation practice. Feel nurtured, pampered and restored. 
At The Forge£15 per person, booking is essential

 

June

Saturday 2 June at Yoga Life Studio Eastbourne, East Sussex

Session 1: 12midday-2pm
An introduction to Ayurveda: A talk with healthy Ayurvedic snacks and meditation.
Ayurveda means ‘science of life’ and is the ancient Indian herbal medicine system. It is the sister science of Yoga. 
Learn about the Ayurvedic approach to health and wellness and how to rebalance the body according to your own unique constitutional type.
Complete a questionnaire to learn more about your unique energetic balance.
Learn about a simple Ayurvedic cleanse and how to do this at home.
Advice on diet and lifestyle accord got your own health and wellness.
Information on basic daily Ayurvedic routine, including self massage.
 Opportunity for discussion on any other pertinent issues. 
Finishing with a meditation focusing on the elements. 

£15 per person

Session 2: 3-5pm
Yoga Nidra and restorative Yoga
Take some time out for yourself and to experience the benefits of a healing Yoga Nidra practice. This is a mini-retreat for your body, mind and soul.
Yoga Nidra means Yogic Sleep. Yoga Nidra brings an incredible calmness, quietness and clarity. Yoga Nidra is one of the deepest of all relaxations, leading awareness through many levels of mental process to a state of supreme stillness. It is a state of conscious Deep Sleep, the semi conscious state between sleeping and being fully awake.
Join us for a whole two hours of relaxing Yoga and deep relaxation (Yoga Nidra). Take time to relax and restore yourself. Enjoy slowly and mindfully stretching the body whist supported by bolsters and cushions, before wrapping yourself up in a soft snug blanket to enjoy a deep relaxation. Feel nurtured, pampered and restored. 
£20 per person
Or come along to both sessions for £30

July 

Saturday 7 July
 at Yoga Life Studio Eastbourne, East Sussex

Session 1: 12-230pm

Yoga and Ayurveda practice
. Time for discussion on these ancient arts and how we can incorporate them into our daily life. 
Learn about the benefits that this can provide you in terms of your overall health and wellness plus ask questions about any specific health conditions. 
Practice Yoga asana (postures), pranayama (breathing) and meditation adapted for your individual constitution (everyone will be given the opportunity to learn something suitable for them and this will be clearly explained). Finish with meditation. 

£20 per person 

Session 2: 3-6pm
Nidra Shakti circle. A combination of practices, to empower, raise awareness and awaken our inner goddesses, enabling us to connect with the deep wild feminine nature that lives within all of us. This session will include gentle flowing physical movement , mudra and mantra practices, time for discussion and reflection and two practices of Yoga Nidra. Although this is a female energy focused practice men are more than welcome to come along! 

£20 per person
Or come along to both sessions for £35

 

Friday 13 - Sunday 15 July
Wilderfox Wild  Women Weekend (full moon)

See description for August weekend below and Wilderfox for more details.

August

Saturday 4 August at Yoga Life Studio Eastbourne, East Sussex

Session 1: 12-1pm Ayurveda overview and question and answer session, FREE
. Ayurveda means ‘science of life’ and is the ancient Indian herbal medicine system. It is the sister science of Yoga. 
Learn about the Ayurvedic approach to health and wellness and how to rebalance the body according to your own unique constitutional type and take away some tips to enhance your health and well being. 


Session 2: 1-3pm 121 consultations available £20 for 30 minutes 
Focusing on you as a unique individual your will receive an email following this session detailing lifestyle advice, recommended dietary guidelines and Yoga porticoes to balance your conception and to help you to work towards achieving your optimum health and wellbeing in body and mind!

Session 3: 330-630pm Yoga for all. Asana (prostures) followed by pranayama (breathing), meditation and Yoga Nidra. This session will be adapted to the needs of the group and will consist of some gentle flowing movement, pranayama (breathing), meditation and Yoga Nidra. A holistic practice suitable for all levels of ability and experience. Come along and enjoy!  
£20 per person

Friday 24-Sunday 26 August
Wilderfox Wild Women Weekend (new moon)

The sounds, textures and smells of the great outdoors connect us with our deepest roots as a human being and the more time you spend in this environment the more you feel in tune. Fun sessions delivered by an experienced team will inspire and awaken your natural instincts. 
This weekend is a unique combination of connecting with your inner goddess and wild woman using body, breath and movement, meditation and manifestation practices as well as fire lighting, music, outdoor skills and time in nature.
This is an opportunity to be who you really are, no roles, no expectations, be free be yourself.
See Wilderfox for more details.

September 

Yoga Summer Gathering

At Wild Pear Coombe Martin, North Devon.

Come and join our community for this fun filled shared weekend in North Devon by the sea!
Bring food to share, help with food preparation, weashing up or share Yoga and massage. Whatever your talent please share it!
There is no schedule as we agree this between this on the first evening but there will be Yoga and other activities throught the weekend. This is not a formal retreat but a relaxed weekend for everyone to emjoy the practices and food offered as well as one anothers company and the great outdoors!
£60 per person, booking and payment in advance essential.

 

October

A weekend of wellness
Saturday 6- Sunday 7 October 2018

at the Ilsington Country Hotel and Spa

Do you sometimes feel confused or demotivated, or do you just feel you need some time out for yourself to stop, truly relax and be you for a while, with no expectations or demands? This is a unique opportunity to nurture yourself with health and wellness activities with two totally dedicated wellness professionals in luxurious surroundings.

Join Kim and Virginia in this fabulous venue for a weekend of self nurturing and motivational wellness work tailored just for you! Feel pampered and relaxed yet inspired and motivated!

Twin or single accommodation in beautiful en suite room.
Arrival Saturday with tea and cake.
Afternoon of Yoga and spa.
Delicious evening meal.
Evening wellness and nutrition discussion and relaxation
Sunday morning pre breakfast metafit session
Breakfast followed by talk on motivation, wellness, overcoming life challenges and feeling self empowered.
Optional extra to stay to use spa and have lunch or walk on Dartmoor.

Twin room is £220, single room supplement is £250, all inclusive of all sessions, accommodation, use of spa and meals.
£100 deposit required to book your place. Balance due one month prior to the weekend, non refundable.
Optional private sessions with Kim and Virginia and spa massage treatments will be available at extra cost.
Venue information is here: Ilsington Hotel and Spa

December

2-16 December, Yoga and Ayurveda Retreat in Kerala, South India
This retreat is now fully booked. We hope to organise a retreat in Sri-Lanka in the winter of 2019. Please keep in contact for more details. 

Join Virginia Compton and Trixy Foley on a trip of a lifetime and travel into the heart of the home of Yoga and Ayurveda in Kerala, South India!
Immerse youself in the ancient culture and practices that this incredible country and in particular Kerala has to offer. With a warm tropical climate and superb Ayurvedic treatments you will leave feeling resplendent and revitalised!

 

Various dates

I also teach and offer massage at other people's retreats / events on various dates throughout the year: