East Village, Stratford’s hippest neighbourhood, is inviting residents and visitors to loosen up with a series of free yoga and wellbeing workshops.
Launching on Saturday 23rd June (10am – 4pm), following on from World Yoga Day [21st June], E20’s ‘Wellness Day’ will host a programme of classes from baby yoga to high intensity yoga, as well as group meditation to get you in the ‘zen’.
Sessions will be led by qualified instructors from FIX, East Village’s yoga studio and sports clinic; Our Parks, a local community initiative which provides free exercise across London and Heartfulness, a relaxation and meditation space in Stratford. Spaces will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis, see full schedule below:
10am – 11am Baby yoga with Our Parks
11am – 12pm Children's yoga and high intensity yoga from Our Parks & FIX
12pm – 1pm Heartfulness yoga and meditation from Heartfulness
1pm – 2pm Pregnancy yoga with FIX
2pm – 3pm Dynamic Yoga from Our Parks
3pm – 4pm Heartfulness yoga and meditation with Heartfulness
After mastering the downward dog, market-goers are invited to join wellness workshops which are being run by Obby, a collective of creatives, ‘makers’ and teachers in London. Located at a new pop-up location at 27-30 Victory Parade, Obby will be hosting a ‘Mindful Mandala’ class from 12pm – 2pm where visitors will make a spiritual patterned weave to aid their meditation.
From 2pm to 3pm, the Botanical Boys will be running a Terrarium Masterclass. Those who attend will be able to take home their own handmade garden in jar to enhance their homes. As part of Obby’s partnership with Get Living – the build-to-rent trailblazer behind East Village – those who book in advance will receive £10 discount. Visit obby.co.uk and use the code: GETLIVING10 at checkout.
Fish House, E20’s independent seafood restaurant, will also be hosting a floral crown making workshop. The drop-in session is free to attend from 12pm to 3pm and a Scandinavian smorgasbord of midsummer dishes will be available to purchase.
Official Link: http://www.eastvillagelondon.co.uk/news/get-om-your-yoga-mat-east-village-wellness-day-0