Yoga & Ayurveda

Yoga and Ayurveda are sister sciences and it is recommended that they are always practised alongside one another. I offer Ayurvedic massage and lifestyle consultations as well as private yoga.

Yoga originated in India around 5,000 years ago. The word Yoga is a Sanskrit word which translates as ‘union’ or ’joining’. Yoga can be adapted for all, whatever your ability. Yoga incorporates more than just stretching and moving, it is also breath work, meditation and relaxation. You will find within this practice an acceptance, regardless of your experience or capabilities. Yoga with me includes all Yoga techniques, particularly Pranayama (breathing) and Yoga Nidra (deep relaxation).

Therefore I am offering you a complete authentic Yoga experience inclusive of all the practices Yoga offers and this makes it inclusive for everyone, regardless of age or physical ability.

Ayurveda evolved in India, and is considered to be the world’s oldest healthcare system . It is the sister science of Yoga. The Sanskrit word Ayurveda means the ‘science of life’. An Ayurvedic approach is entirely holistic. It aims to create harmony between the body, mind, and spirit, maintaining balance, preventing illness, treating acute conditions, and contributing to a long and healthy life. Ayurveda is not a “one-size-fits-all” system. Instead, its regimens are tailored to each person’s unique prakriti (Ayurvedic constitution), taking into account his or her needs for nutrition, exercise, personal hygiene, social interaction, and other lifestyle elements. Ayurvedic practices incorporate diet, physical Yoga exercises, breathing, meditation and massage therapy.

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My Ayurvedic consultation with Virginia was really informal and comfortable, like a chat with an old friend. However it was amazing how much information she had gleaned from me. Her consultation report was thorough and responded to all of my concerns. She continued to send me some information following my consultation to support me with information and advice she thought would be helpful to me. It’s really interesting to find different ways of approaching your life and diet and Virginia really knows her stuff!

Amanda, 2020
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