Yantra and Mandala Workshop

Learn how to create yantras and mandalas at a workshop in Birmingham on Saturday April 21, 2018.

Creating a mandala or yantra is a ritual which offers self reflection and healing as well as tapping into our creative spirit. Mandala means circle and is a sacred symbol of wholeness. A yantra is a powerful form of mandala and used as a tool for meditation.

Yoga Teacher and artist Helen Turner (Swatantra) will guide students, step by step in drawing and painting Ganesh Yantra and give all the tools necessary to create your own unique mandalas.

The workshop takes place at the Fusion Centre, South and City College Birmingham, 334-339 Bradford Street, B5 6ES from 9.30am to 3.30pm and costs £35.

Contact Sue Duffy at sue@sycbirmingham.com or on 0121 444 5976 to book.



Stretch into Spring – new yoga class begins

A NEW yoga class for complete beginners is to start at the Govind Health Centre in Earlsdon, Coventry, on Thursday, April 19, 2018, at 7.45pm.

This class is suitable for people of any age and ability who are new to yoga as well as for those who have studied before  but who would like to study a gentle, awareness-based form of integral yoga, right from the start.

Satyananda Yoga is excellent for people who would like to learn how to:

  • keep their bodies supple, strong and mobile into old age
  • breathe correctly and efficiently
  • relax deeply
  • improve their sleep quality
  • manage emotions and anxiety

Contact Caroline Prichard on 0774 337 6690 for details on how to book.




Yogic studies course in Hungary

Beginners and longer term practitioners of the Satyananda Yoga system who want to develop greater self-discipline and self-knowledge are invited to study and explore key elements of the tradition in Yogic Studies 1 (YS1) at The Satyananda Yoga Academy Europe in Hungary. The primary focus of the system is to develop deeper awareness through personal experience and self reflection. For more details visit: http://www.syae.org/ys117.html

Closing date for applications is January 31, 2017. Contact  info@coventryyoga.com if you would like to talk to a former student on the course.

Classes at Yogic Life begin again in Earlsdon on Tuesday, September 6, 2016. Choose from yoga for stress management, beginners yoga, very gentle yoga or continuers yoga. For details phone Caroline Prichard on 07743376690.

 — Caroline Prichard

Time to choose your yoga class for this academic year

This term classes are as follows:

Tuesday at 1pm – general beginners


Tuesdays at 7pm – people who have been studying Satyananda Yoga for a year or more.


Wednesdays at 1pm – seated yoga for people who find it hard to get up and down from the floor


Wednesdays at 6.15pm – general beginners


Wednesdays at 8pm – stress relief for beginners


Beginners classes are open to alll

To discuss your individual needs contact Caroline on 07743376690

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