WORKSHOPS/EVENTS

All experiences and workshops are on hold until the new year (2022) – if you would like to be alerted to the next experience, please join the Yoga Spirit Facebook Group or sign up to my mailing list at the bottom of this page.

TBC
2022

Musical Yin + Mantra

w Simone & Bhakti Lounge
Yoga Spirit, Whanganui

A collaboratoin with the joyful Bhakti Lounge girls to bring you an evening of love and connection. A spring-TCM themed Yin Yoga class supported by blissful live sound (mantra with instruments) to inspire a melting of any built-up tension and a merging into the sanctuary that is the Self – a coming home to the highest most-aligned version of your being! Kirtan (Sanskrit chanting) and delicious plant-based snacks on offer after class.

 

TBC
2022

Spring Equinox Vinyasa + Ayurvedic habits

w Simone
Yoga Spirit, Whanganui

A special Vinyasa Flow Yoga practice followed by 10 x habits of a yogi from the sister science of yoga (Ayurveda) to blossom from the winter months into spring. In the yogic tradition Spring Equinox is a powerful time to cleanse our self and spring forward into action – this experience will leverage the magic of the Equinox to help you shift season, releasing old habits to grow new healtheir ones over the months to come.

TBC
2022

New Moon Retreat: Yin Yoga + Yoga Nidra

w Simone & Wisdom Is Yours
Wisdom Is Yours, Whanganui

A deeply cleansing Yin Yoga + Yin Yoga Nidra class themed and timed to sync with the energies of the new moon and her encouragement to release the old and open to the new. This class is part of a ‘New Moon Retreat’ day and follows meditation, massage, plant-based lunch, and crystal messsages offered by the Wisdom Is Yours team.

TBC
2022

Shakti Retreat

w Simone & Friends
TBC, Whanganui

A bespoke one day women’s retreat in the serene natural surrounds of Whanganui to honour the divine feminine (shakti). Immerse in healing, resting, nourishing, and purifying with the gifts of Vinyasa Yoga, Yin Yoga, Yoga Nidra, breath practice, meditation, mantra, Ayurveda tips, plant-based food, cacao, nature, massage, and connection.

TBC
2022

Heart-Mind Manifesting + Sound Healing

w Simone + Drugo
Yoga Spirit Studio, Whanganui

Vision boarding infused with rose, ceremonial cacao, the sacred AUM mantra, and the healing sounds of the hang drum and didgeridoo. If you have ever created a vision board or worked with the power of manifestation, you will know it works! Visualising your desires into creation is possible and this experience offers you the space and opportunity to do just that.

PAST EVENTS

04

NOV

GIRLS YOGA IN THE PARK (FULL)

w Simone
Virgina Lake Bowl, Whanganui

A unique opportunity for 7-9 year-old girls to join an after school yoga and mindfulness 4-week class series in the park with Simone Grant (a certified yoga teacher for both adults and children). Each class will have a unique theme and includes fun movement, mindfulness, breathing and social-emotional techniques to growth flexibiltiy in both body and mind, whilst cultivating more inner calm, peace, and love. Includes a healthy afternoon tea snack and all equipment.

 

 

24

JULY

Mid-Winter Yin + Sound Bath (WAITLIST)

Simone, Leaf, and Drugo
Yoga Spirit Studio, Whanganui

Flow healthy ​Qi​ (life force) around the body with a winter-TCM inspired Yin Yoga practice, enhanced by the healing and ethereal sounds of ancient Sanskrit mantra and chants and instruments such as the hang drum, crystal and Tibetan singing bowls, Shaman drum, shaker, rain stick, chime bells and the didgeridoo. A uniting force to warm and enhance the health of the body and soul. 

25

JUNE

Full Moon Cacao + Yoga Ceremony (WAITLIST)

w Radha & Simone
Yoga Spirit Studio, Whanganui

Connect to the nourishing, loving spirit of cacao surrounded by community and elevated by the full moon and the healing nature of meditative Hatha Yoga and Yoga Nidra. Radha from Heart Awakening will lead you on a journey into the sweetness and warmth of the awakened heart.

30

MAY

Chai + Chakras (WAITLIST)

w Simone
Yoga Spirit Studio, Whanganui

Be guided through a gentle 75-minute Yin Yoga class with Sanskrit bija (seed) sounds for each chakra to encourage their harmonic spinning and awakened energy through the nadis for your overall body-mind health and spiritual growth. Raw vegan treats, warming authentic Indian chai and chats to follow.

10

MAY

Mother’s Retreat: Yin Yoga + Yoga Nidra

w Simone + Wisdom Is Yours
Wisdom Is Yours, Whanganui

A special collaboration as part of a one-day Mother’s retreat offered by Wisdom Is Yours. Simone opens the retreat by sharing a deeply restorative Yin Yoga + Yoga Nidra class – a 75 minute experience designed to nourish and heal the body, mind and soul of every Mother goddess.

30

APRIL

New Moon Yinstorative + Yoga Nidra w Sound Healing (WAITLIST)

w Simone + guests Bethany Coleman + Leaf Pohutukawa
Yoga Spirit Studio, Whanganui

A candlelit restorative Yin Yoga journey makes way for a sacred full moon Yoga Nidra practice that calls on the nourishing water and beauty of the full moon. Healing mantra and soundscapes will be magically weaved throughout. Be guided on a special journey that shines the light on any darkness, penetrating more joy, peace, and purity into your body, mind, and heart.

18

APRIL

Yin Yang Yoga + Meditation

w Simone
Yoga Spirit Studio, Whanganui

Balance your being with this Sunday morning class designed to harmonise the two dualistic energies within – the masuculine, sun-like yang as well as the feminine, moon-like yin. This 90 minute experience, includes a deeply restful Savasana, pranayama (breathwork) and meditation – a combo sure to build more clarity, wholeness and light within.

28

MARCH

Women’s Healing Yin + Sound Journey (WAITLIST)

w Simone + guests Bethany Coleman + Leaf Pohutukawa
Yoga Spirit Studio, Whanganui

Bask your whole being in this blissful, centering journey back home. A blend of Yin Yoga and sound (Sanskrit + Rainbow chants and mantras) will help release stuck energy and unconscious patterns not serving you, revealing the true light within, infused with clarity, peace and joy.

13

DECEMBER

Summer Outdoor Yoga

w Simone
Mother Nature, Otamatea Reserve, Whanganui

Roll out your mat and join me and community in the bliss of our divine mother nature. AUMMMMMMM. This is a fun, all-levels class that will draw on the natural elements and help you tap into the wholeness, joy, and freedom always present within.

22

AUG

Awaken your Atman with Yoga Nidra + Sound Healing (FULL)

w Simone + guest Yee Ley from Life Your Life
Yoga Spirit Studio, Whanganui

In this one-off experience, Simone and Yee Ley offer a healing blend of Yoga Nidra and live sound to awaken you to your wholeness. A timely experience to ground and connect to your inner light source, harnessing a greater sense of trust – no matter the external forces at play.

 

04

JULY

Cacao Ceremony + Heart Yoga (FULL)

w Simone + guest Radha from Heart Awakening
Yoga Spirit Studio, Whanganui

The evening before the full moon and lunar eclipse is a powerful time connect to the nourishing, loving spirit of cacao surrounded by community and elevated by the healing nature of Yin Yoga and Yoga Nidra. Radha and Simone bring together cacao and yoga to map a journey into the sweetness and warmth of the awakened heart.