Events - 6 Jun 18

Relax Kids

Sunday 22 April - Sunday 24 June
10:00 am - 12:15 pm


Relax Kids offers fun activity classes to help children manage anxiety and emotions while building self-esteem and confidence. Relax Kids Classes are starting back at St. Margarets House Meadowbank in February.

The next Relax Kids sessions will be running from Panda Yoga Studios 6.28 St Margaret’s House 151 London Road EH7 6AE starting in April.

• 5-8 year-old 10.15-11.15 Starting Sun 22nd April Magical Adventures
• 9-12 year-olds 11.15-12.15 Chill Skills is ideal for kids that are transitioning up to the upper end of primary or onto high school.

Intensive Icon Painting/Egg Tempera Course

Monday 4 June - Friday 8 June
10:30 am - 3:30 pm

Opportunity to learn historical painting technique in a relaxed atmosphere. A chance to find new ideas and discover new style for practising artists. A chance to find your creative self for beginners. Join the community of like minded people. Find stillness and quietness. Work with your hands and quiet your mind.

Monday – Friday
10:30 – 15:30pm
half an hour lunch break

This 5 day intensive workshop is designed for students of all abilities, no previous experience is required.

The aim of the course is to help you understand the tradition of icon painting through studying masterpieces, and through their inspiration to create your own icon.

Dressmaking Course

Wednesday 6 June
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

This dressmaking course will teach you basic dressmaking techniques so you can make your own clothes. You’ll be able to make unique clothes that fit perfectly. My focus is on learning to sew so I’ll show you techniques that will refine the look of your garment and raise your sewing game. I’ll coach you along the way in the following:

Gentle Iyengar yoga class

Wednesday 6 June
10:00 am - 11:30 am

This Gentle Yoga class is suitable for Beginners and those with injuries or health conditions that mean they need to work at a slower pace. We will take time to adapt the poses to suit individual needs, using supports (chairs, bolsters, blankets etc.) where necessary.
Over the term, we will still cover a variety of asanas that will allow you to understand how to adapt the poses so that you can practice them for yourself. This class usually has a longer relaxation section than the standard classes.

Craft Sewing Course

Wednesday 6 June
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Craft Sewing Course is a fun and social course to learn or brush up your sewing skills. This 4-week course gives you four easy sewing projects: a handy tote shopper, a patchwork cushion, a tablet or I-pad cover, and a zipped make up bag.

What’s covered:
I’ll help you get to grips with using a sewing machine if you’ve forgotten
Learn how to neaten up your sewing
Lots of tips for measuring, cutting and sewing your projects

Projects. The tote bag is lined and reversible, and folds up into a carry case, perfect for popping in your handbag. The patchwork cushion front is in four sections with topstitching to highlight the panels. It has a simple envelope back and is made from 2 Fat Quarters. Finally, the zipped make-up bag is lined, and has an exposed zip. This technique is useful to know as it’s common in bag-making. You will need to bring your own fabric for your projects – I’ll provide details when you book.

6 Week Dressmaking Class

Wednesday 6 June
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

This dress making class is ideal for someone who has intermediate dressmaking skills, you should be comfortable using a sewing machine and have made simple projects such as cushions or bags.

Key skills learned throughout this course;

Contact Improvisation

Contact improvisation & Instant Composition

Wednesday 6 June
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

These classes are open to all: beginners, dance students, performers, both experienced and not in Dance Improvisation. Utilizing the principles of contact dance improvisation, somatic movement practices and contemporary dance, Monica’s teaching focuses on areas such as; awareness of the body’s organisation and anatomy; connection to the floor, the

Dressmaking Course

Wednesday 6 June
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This dressmaking course will teach you basic dressmaking techniques so you can make your own clothes. You’ll be able to make unique clothes that fit perfectly. I’ll coach you along the way in the following:

Dynamic Iyengar Yoga class

Wednesday 6 June
7:00 pm - 8:15 pm

This class is suitable for beginners but it moves at a faster pace than the standard Iyengar classes so it is not suitable for those with injuries or medical conditions.
The class will focus on sequences of poses (vinyasa) such as Surya Namaskarasana (Sun Salutations). You will learn about the transitions between poses, linking them together in sequences or repeating poses many times. The class is dynamic and energising and ends with a relaxation, so you will go home uplifted and ready for the rest of your week!