Our aim is to create a place where you can learn, be inspired, connect with others and grow.
Join us for one our specially curated Saturday Series or guest workshops. Try something new, develop existing skills and meet like minded people in your community. Or, if you have knowledge that you’d like to share, why not host your own?
STARTS 3rd MAY 2017
Supportive Groups for New Mothers
Each week of this six-week course has a particular focus to help you reach a deeper understanding of yourself in relation to your baby. Areas covered include: your birthing experience, changes to your relationship with your partner, what it means to be a mother, identity issues, and more.
Duration: 6 week 2 hour weekly course
Time: 1 pm – 3 pm
May 10th, 17th, 24th
** Break for half-term**
June 7th, 14th, 21stPrice: £150 for the whole course, to be paid upfront (instalments accepted)
To book you place, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
JUNE 11th 2017
- YOGA BEGINNERS WORKSHOP
w/ Olanna Chijioke
11th June, 2pm – 4pm
Workshop = £20
Workshop + 2 wk Intro = £40*
*new WG students only
In this introductory workshop you will learn the fundamentals of the yoga asana, working to create a solid foundation of healthy alignment and confidence. A fantastic workshop for both beginners and those wishing to get back to basics.We are also offering the option for new WG students to purchase our 2-Week Unlimited Yoga Intro along with the workshop which gives you 14 days of unlimited classes to keep the momentum going and put what you have learnt in the beginners workshop into practice.
JUNE 12th & 19th 2017
- ACTIVE BIRTH WORKSHOP
w/ Sue Boughton
12th & 19th June, 6.30-9.30pm, £70
“The essential definition of an active birth is one in which the birthing mother is in charge of her choices and decisions” Janet Balaskas, Active Birth Manifesto.
The overall aim of the workshop is to help you to make informed decisions, enable you to trust your instincts and have confidence in your body’s ability to give birth. The focus of the workshop is on practical skills, deepening your knowledge of the physiology of labour and birth and giving your birth partner effective techniques to support you throughout your labour and birth.
JUNE 17th 2017
- SATURDAY SERIES:
INDIAN HEAD MASSAGE
An Introductory Workshop
w/ Gisela Lopez
17th June, 2-5pm, £25 early bird (until 17th May), £30 full price.
In this hands on workshop you will learn the relaxing and rejuvenating art of Indian Head Massage; an ancient Ayurvedic massage practice that concentrates on the head, face, neck & shoulders. Indian head massage is known to relieve tension, boost immunity, and increase energy levels.
JUNE 24th 2017
- SATURDAY SERIES:
A Feldenkrais movement & Sound Bath workshop
w/ Juliana Brustik & Mona Ruijs
24th June, 2-4.30pm, £25
This workshop will start with a one hour Awareness Through Movement Feldenkrais session. Juliana Brustik will guide you verbally through specific, easily accessible movement sequences. With a new sense of deep release and your overall awareness heightened, your whole self is now more readily prepared to let yourself sink into the wonderful world of the Sound Bath.
JULY 29th 2017
- MADE IN HACKNEY: RETREAT IN THE CITY
29th July, 1.30-7.30pm, £75
The Well Garden unites with Made In Hackney eco-community kitchen to bring you this divine one day retreat.
*All proceeds raised will go towards funding Made In Hackney’s free programme of life changing cookery courses to community groups in need.
PAUSE. REFLECT. STRETCH. BREATH. EAT. CREATE. LISTEN. HEAL.
The programme includes active and restorative yoga practice (suitable for all levels), guided meditation, sacred craft activity, a gong bath and a gourmet plant-based meal with refined-sugar free treats.
- Bess Shipside of Bess Shipside Yoga
- Emma Landolt of Sacred Space Studios
- Mona Ruijs of Sound Interventions
- Eleanor Brown of Kind State Of Mind
JULY 12TH & AUGUST 23RD
w/ Sarah Twite
12th July & 23rd August, £20
Since starting her family in 2011, Sarah trained as a Breastfeeding Peer Supporter in Hackney. She has been supporting mothers through antenatal workshops, breastfeeding support groups and within the hospital. She implemented the Peer Support Project at Homerton and feels passionately about supporting mothers with breastfeeding; sharing current evidence-based information empowering mothers to make their own decisions that are right for them and their families.This promises to be a fun, practical and informative workshop that aims to provide a relaxed space to explore breastfeeding and early parenthood.
You can expect to learn about how we make milk, skin to skin, feeding positions, how to make enough milk, how to know your baby is feeding well, feeding cues, caring for your baby in the early weeks and building relationships.