BODY

What’s happening at the BODY tree on the 31st December?

10:00 – 10:45 Kundalini Yoga Coastal resident and great friend of the Baobab Felix takes you through the healing and restorative power of Kundalini yoga, awakening the spine and the breath in the morning.
11:00 – 11:45 Kanga Yoga Wellness specialist Emma takes you through an energetic, alignment‐based flow yoga practice using music, gravity and the breath to rediscover and rejuvenate the body and mind. This is a donation-based class to raise funds for the SUYIAN TRUST actively involved in the restoration of Rumuruti Forest and other key projects.
12:00 – 12:45 Arm Balances and Inversions: Vinyasa Flow Yoga Hang tight! Ben from Tough Love Yoga helps you get started or improve on your arm balances!
13:00 – 13:45 Vinyasa Yoga Caitlin shows your the wildly popular style of yoga that synchronizes movement with breath
14:00 – 14:45 Baptiste Power Yoga Kilifian Jane, a certified Africa Yoga Project instructor takes you through a powerful yoga and meditation practise
15:00-15:45 Womb Wellness Dancer Kiki takes us through a workshop celebrating womens’ strength, psyche and sensuality. We shall harness the power of the sacral chakra by inhabiting dance movements that
are based on flexibility and flow. We will draw inspiration from East African Coastal dances, Congolese dance, Haitian folkloric dance and
Afro-Brazilian dance.
16:00-16:45 Yin/Qi Gong Fusion Get in touch with your breath, and the flow of energy in your body during a Qi Gong warm-up. Let your connective tissues open and surrender to the earth during the Yin Yoga. A session with us will give you the relaxation, release and energy you need to dance into the New Year smiling. Meli and Ciaran of Yinner nature guide you through.
17:00-17:45 Movement and Sound Journey (Qi Gong and Yin fusion) Jack and Jess bring their unique combination of skills together to take you through a movement and sound journey. The class is led by the sounds of their resonant instruments, with the movement inspired by Qi Gong and Yin.

19:00- 20:00 Aerial Yoga Ever wanted to try out yoga HANGING FROM A TREE!? Now is your chance! Andrea Hartley, Aerial performer and teacher is here to show you HOW with her bespoke hammocks! Find her in the Sanctuary, Near the Body Tree!

 

What’s happening at the BODY tree on the 1st Jan?

10:00 – 10:45 Clowning and Improv workshop Facilitation experts and performance artists, Ronan and Gaia take you through a fun filled, silly, goofball of a workshop to enliven the inner clown! Expect oodles of joy and a smile from ear to ear. Enjoy!
11:00 – 11:45 Power yoga Michael dispels the common misconceptions associated with yoga in Africa (‘yoga is not for guys’, Yoga is not African and demonic’) through sensitisation and creating of awareness about yoga. He takes you through a powerful session to awaken the body.
12:00 – 12:45 Yoga for connection Reconnect body, mind and spirit. With influences from kundalini and tantra, this class is all about connection with a loving soundtrack of singing bowls and other musical instruments.
13:00 – 13:45 Capoeira Coastal resident and great friend of the Baobab Felix teaches you the Afro-Brazilian martial art that combines elements of dance, acrobatics, and music
14:00 – 14:45 Vocal Chakra Toning Learn to use chakra tones — the immense power of your own voice — to balance, open, heal and evolve your chakras
15:00-15:45 Dance Life Force The spine is the ‘life-force’ of the body and this workshop will be all about working to release tension and strengthen our backs. Movements will be drawn from traditional and popular African dance, Afro-
Cuban dance and Haitian folkloric dance. Thus our celebration of life
force will be rooted literally and figuratively by the Baobab.
16:00-16:45 Belly Dancing Professional bellydancer from Rwanda, Hilde will take you through the moves to an exciting soundtrack!
17:00-17:45 Acro Yoga Ben and Kirstie take you through a practice which combines yoga, acrobatics and Thai massage. AcroYoga is a dynamic offering that is loads of fun and makes you look cool, too!

19:00- 20:00 Aerial Yoga Ever wanted to try out yoga HANGING FROM A TREE!? Now is your chance! Andrea Hartley, Aerial performer anc teacher is here to show you HOW with her bespoke hammocks! Find her in the Sanctuary, Near the Body Tree!