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Willow Craft & Relaxing Yoga

Location: Nower Wood Educational Nature Reserve, Mill Way, Leatherhead, England, KT22 8QA
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Indulge in a post-Christmas treat. Spend the morning making a willow structure before enjoying a relaxing afternoon yoga session.

Event details

Date

Time
10:00am - 3:00pm
A static map of Willow Craft & Relaxing Yoga

About the event

Once the hectic holiday season has finally finished, treat yourself to 6 hours of pampering with a combination craft and yoga day.

In the morning you will learn the art of turning willow into a zarzo basket to hold your plants. 

After lunch you will enjoy a deeply relaxing yoga session with our experienced  teacher.

Tutor profile - Nicki Routing

Weaving

I started weaving over 18 years ago when a lovely lady called Cat showed me how to make the base of a basket. From that moment on I have had a creative journey working with and learning about willow.

My beginnings were very part time, but in the last few years I've been dedicating much more of my life to the study and practise of this amazing material.

With help from the Basket Makers Association and Worshipful Company of Basketmakers I have had the incredible experience of learning from two very amazing women. Jenny Crisp and Ane Lyngsgaard, each have their own unique skills and styles from which I have been able to improve my squarework and curvature whilst increasing my knowledge of basket making.

I am inspired to make, create and design anew, and more than ever to bring this wonderful medium back to life.

Yoga

I have been teaching yoga for a number of years and follow the style created by Vanda Scaravelli from Italy who initially learnt with Iyengar. I have recently been studying with Sandra Sabatini, a student of Vanda's for many years.

I teach at the charity Combat Stress for the veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and at The Priory for clients in recovery.

This type of yoga is not designed to be an exercise class but a deeply relaxing, gentle stretching, very meditative style of yoga. It will be just the tonic for this post-Christmas self-pampering session.

 

Booking

Price

members £45/non-members £57

Suitable for

Adults, Beginners

Know before you go

What to bring

Please bring a packed lunch, your yoga mat and a blanket.

Parking information

free parking is available.

Facilities

Toilets
Picnic area
Disabled toilet

Contact us

adult learning team
Contact number: 01372379523