Finlay is a certified Forrest Yoga teacher, Forrest Yoga Guardian-in-training and Senior Yoga Alliance teacher. He is the founder and principal teacher of Heart Space Yoga & Bodyworks in Dundee and is a widely sought-after international yoga teacher. Finlay began Yoga in 2007 following surgical procedures on both legs and used Yoga for his rehabilitation. Finlay has completed over 1000 hours of training with Forrest Yoga Certification Programmes along with over 1000 hours of Ashtanga and Vinyasa training. He leads classes all over the UK, features on his online Yoga channel at Mat2Mat, presents at Yoga conferences and performs asana demonstrations at events and fundraisers. He is highly passionate about working with children and young people and has established the Young Yogis Project to bring free Yoga to toddlers, children, teenagers and young people with special needs and disability in his hometown Dundee, Scotland.
Finlay is very hands on in the Yoga room drawing on over 8 years of Bodywork experience fusing Thai Massage and Structural Integration techniques with the advanced hands-on assists from the Forrest Yoga practice. He has experience in working with physical disability and complex injury needs and can tailor his sessions for beginner students and advanced students that are looking to realise the next stage of their power.
Finlay continues his training with a rigorous daily practice and regularly travels around the world to work with other leading Forrest Yoga teachers and with his teacher, Ana Forrest, herself. As an assistant to Ana Forrest, he has learned how to construct sequences that are highly intelligent and congruent with the needs of the individual coupled with compassionate hands-on assists that will make you feel safe and guide you into feeling your body in a new and exciting way.
Furthermore Finlay is a published author. His book‚ Kilted Yoga – Yoga Laid Bare’ is a humorous and motivational guide to the fundamentals of yoga based on his sensational Kilted Yoga video.
You can now practice online with Finlay via TINT. Yoga, a Premium Online Yoga platform.
Tag 2 – Samstag, 27. Oktober
8:30 - 10:00
Heal your Back
Many of us suffer from back pain, and as a result can approach back bending with a degree of apprehension and anxiety.
This workshop will break through this by teaching you poses and breath work to bring space and healing to your back.
Learn how to revitalise and strengthen your back in order to heal and bring freedom from back pain.
17:00 - 18:30
Intro to Arm Balances
Explore lightness and strength in arm balance and handstand transitions as we deconstruct and play with some very fun Yoga poses. Suitable for all levels! Challenge yourself to ask the question, “What part of this can I do?” and then delight in what you achieve.
Tag 3 – Sonntag, 28. Oktober
8:30 - 10:00
Warrior of Light
Use Forrest Yoga poses and intelligent sequencing to feel for the warrior energy inside of you. Connect to your legs, and your personal power and begin the journey to make peace with the battles inside of you and learn to take a stand for that which matters most to you.
15:00 - 16:30
Forrest Yoga uses intelligent sequencing and unique application of props to take back-bending to a new level. Explore deep backbends whilst creating support and space for the body, deepening your breath and investigating what it means to be struggle free even in an intense place. This class is suitable for all levels and the therapeutic unwinding of the back will leave you feeling spacious and invigorated.
HAPPINESS IS AN INSIDE JOB
Freu Dich auf inspirierende Stunden und herzerwärmende Tage zusammen mit Yogalehrern aus der ganzen Welt.