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About Ailsa's Classes

Ailsa leads Vinyasa Flow Yoga, Hatha Yoga and Yoga Nidra classes in-person at Elevate and Trika Yoga in Bristol, United Kingdom.  You can find Ailsa's weekly in-person yoga class timetable by taking a look at the Bristol Yoga Classes page.  Find out more about practising yoga with Ailsa online by taking a look at the Vinyasa Flow Yoga page, the Hatha Yoga page and the Yoga Nidra page.


Vinyasa Flow Yoga 

Ailsa’s Vinyasa Flow Yoga classes promise to leave you feeling light, revitalised and equally stretched and strengthened. Ailsa’s lively and energetic classes are characterised by smooth and constant movement synchronised with the breath. Creative and intelligent sequencing of poses ensure that your body is moved through all planes of movement whilst aligning with accuracy and safety. Each class is accompanied with eclectic and thoughtfully selected music allowing you to immerse yourself in this moving meditation whilst calming your mind and reducing stress.  Ailsa’s classes are for all levels and suitable for everyone from beginners to those more experienced at practising yoga. Ailsa gives a number of options in more challenging poses to accommodate all levels. Overall, Ailsa’s Vinyasa Flow Yoga classes are a deeply relaxing, meditative and physically rewarding experience.


Hatha Yoga

This calming and relaxing class links flowing movement with the breath, while stretching out the whole body.  The heart of this yoga practice is an awareness of your breath and a sense of grounding in the present moment.  This class has been designed to be accessible to all levels of physical yoga practise and more invigorating poses including core work and balances will be peppered throughout the sequence as these are key for mobility in the body and the health of the spine.  Each class is accompanied with thoughtfully selected music and promises to leave you feeling re-energised, revitalised and rejuvenated.


Vinyasa Flow into Yoga Nidra

We begin the class with a sequence of flowing movements to ease up space in the body and connect you to your breath. Clear out any tension and create space to land back in your body. There will be an extended relaxation of Yoga Nidra at the end of the class.  This practice of Yoga Nidra invites deep stillness as we drift into dreamtime with this nourishing practice - an experience said to be more restorative than sleep itself.  Nidra encourages deep relaxation in the body and lets the mind float between sleep and wakefulness, as we explore the journey inwards to our centre.  You will be guided through breath and body awareness into a state of letting go and connecting with your inner vision.  Once you slip into your own state of stillness, both your physical and mental body will find the space and silence they need to rejuvenate and restore.


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