Myofascial Release Workshop

MFR B:WHere’s a self care workshop that is not only for yoga practitioners, but anyone with a body that feels the aches and pains of being alive 🙂
Gym bunnies, bike riders, joggers, horse riders, surfers, hikers, people who are on their feet all day, tradies, gardeners … the computer geeks, video editors, graphic designers, painters, hairdressers… and the less active, who still hurt!
You name it, any one who either over does it, doesn’t have time to do enough or has repetitive movement patterns in their daily lives..
so, that’s probably YOU….
This deeply restorative workshop focuses on finding and holding the pressure points throughout the physical body to relieve stress and strain from the muscles, joints and nervous system.
MFR addresses skeletal muscle immobility and pain patterns by relaxing contracted muscles, improving blood and lymphatic circulation, and stimulating the stretch reflex in muscles through the use of tennis balls and long held, yin type poses.
Participants will not only come away feel deeply nourished and relaxed, but they will learn massage techniques to add to their toolbox of self care.
Date: Saturday 21st October, 2017
Time: 3-5pm
Cost: $45 per person including workshop tools and take away information –
10% discount for GRY members!
Please go to the Grassroots Yoga Mornington website to book- (it’s listed under workshops)
OR book on mindbody

Yin yoga, Myofascial release & Yoga for the Face!

Yin Yoga, Myo-Fascial Release and Face Yoga workshop:  A self-care workshop:

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I’m holding an afternoon workshop on these three delicious gems of self care on Sunday May 22nd at Hummingbird Eco Retreat, Red Hill, on the Mornington Peninsula in the beautiful Yoga space there. 

EXPERIENCE Yin Yoga , a slow and mindful form of yoga designed to wipe your stress away physically and mentally and bring you to an altered state of being. Yin yoga is a beautiful adjunct to a busy life or indeed a more yang style yoga practice. In Yin yoga we concentrate on sensation in the present moment. It is literally the anti-thesis of multi-tasking, and at the same time it is a powerful physical practice, working on deep connective tissue to relieve the body of stagnant energies.


LEARN Myofascial self release techniques ( MFR ) to shift stubborn tightness in the fascia (the connective tissue ) and muscles, helping to release habitual muscular patterns and chronic pain and enhancing everyday mobility. We use tennis balls on trigger points and along acupuncture meridians to ease blocked energies, built up pain responses and chronic tension.


TRY out Yoga for the Face- a yoga facelift method to tone the face via its muscles – a workout we never think of doing but one that is just as important as all the muscles below the neck. Everyone knows that toned muscles don’t sag, and this is just as true for the face. Yoga for the Face also enhances circulation to help with clear smooth skin. On a less superficial note,  Yoga for the Face also helps with tension in the head, face and neck, bringing relief from headaches and jaw tension. 


RELAX with a guided Yoga Nidra meditation, deep relaxation through a mindful rotation of awareness.

The workshop includes notes on Myofascial techniques and tennis balls and sock for the MFR therapy, plus chai tea and a healthy gluten free/ dairy free snack.

1.30 – 4.30pm Sunday 22nd May

( this workshop would make a great early Mother’s day gift- vouchers available! )


Investment: $65
Couples/friends: $120 for two
Early bird price ( book & pay before May 8th ): $55,
$100 for two.

Suits all levels including absolute beginner and the established yoga student- and this includes most bodies!

Check out the lovely accommodation at Hummingbird if you want to make a weekend of it. http://hummingbirdeco.com.au/sleep/accommodation

Bookings for the workshop can be made via email :
heidi@yogaguerilla.com
or call/ text Heidi on 0403560850