Courses & Workshops at Anahata Yoga Centre, Southend-on-Sea

Upcoming Events & Workshops

Due to the ongoing Covid situation our classes, workshops and events are a mix of live in studio, recorded or live online, to best accommodate your needs. Please see below our timetable to book a class. Note classes can also be booked via the MINDBODY Online App.

All online classes are hosted via ZOOM. A link will be emailed to you 15 minutes before the start of class. Please note all classes are recorded, if you would like a recording book into the class and we will send you the recorded link at the end of the class. Which is available for 3 days after the class. Anyone who does not attend the class will be automatically sent the recording.

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An Introduction to Mindfulness with Dawn

  • What: an introduction to mindfulness, its benefits and meditation practices, led by Dawn Lister.
  • When: Saturday 5th December, 1pm-3:30pm.
  • Best for: complete beginners, or those wishing to deepen their understanding and experience of meditation.
  • Cost: £30 per person, or £25 for those in financial difficulty at this time. Offered in-studio or as a recording.

Half Day Silent Retreat with Dawn

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  • What: learn to be peaceful and compassionate in troubling times, with periods of silence before and after meditation practises, led by Dawn Lister.
  • When: 12th December 2020, 23rd January 2021, 1:00pm-4:00pm. 
  • Best for: those with some experience of mindfulness, wishing to deepen their practise and explore deeply their relationship between thought and feelings.
  • Cost: £30 or £25 if booked by 14th December 2020. Offered in-studio or as a recording.

Rest & Renew Yoga with Daniel (online via Zoom)

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  • What: restful, healing postures adapted from classical yoga posture, ending the session with Yoga Nidra, led by Daniel Groom.
  • When: Sundays, 13th December, 3:00pm-4:45pm, online via Zoom.
  • Best for: those with chronic illness such as Chronic Fatigue or Fibromyalgia, those with insomnia, stress, anxiety or those recovering from illness.
  • Cost: £20 per person, or £10 for those in financial difficulty at this time.

LGBT+ Yoga Group with Daniel (online via Zoom)

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  • What: yoga class with emphasis on gentle breathing, followed by reflection and relaxed discussion, led by Daniel Groom.
  • When: Sundays, 13th December, 11am-12:30pm, online via Zoom.
  • Best for: members of the LGBT+ community who would like to learn the basics of yoga and meditation in a safe environment.
  • Cost: free entry. Donations to Southend Pride and Transpire welcome.

Monthly Gong Bath with Rachael Edgley 

  • What: an evening to relax, unwind and enjoy the deep and reverberating sounds of crystal singing bowls, planetary sound healing pipes and a magnificent Gong, led by Rachael Edgley.
  • When: Fridays, 4th December (online), 18th December, 5th February 2021, 26th February 2021, 19th March 2021, 7:30pm-8:30pm
  • Best for: anyone wishing to destress and release tension and wanting to aid spiritual and personal growth
  • Cost: £20 per person.

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Online Training, with Retreat Day, with Dawn

Dawn Lister meditating
  • What: an 8-week mindfulness-based stress reduction online course and retreat day, led by Dawn Lister.
  • When: 13th January-13th March 2021, Wednesdays, 7:30pm-9pm.
  • Best for: anyone who wants to develop the skills needed to live your life fully and peaceably as life’s challenges arise.
  • Cost: £200.00, or £150 for front line workers or those in financial difficulty. Offered in-studio or as a recording.

An Introduction to Sound Medicine with Maria Nayler

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  • What: an introduction to sound medicine and its benefits, with Maria Nayler.
  • When: 22nd January 2021, 7:30pm-9:30pm.
  • Best for: anyone who wants to learn about sound therapy.
  • Cost: £45 per person.

Yoga for Sports People with Terri

Terri Walford running
  • What: a 6-week course to restore and strengthen muscles and joints used in your regular fitness programme, led by Terri Walford.
  • When: Saturdays, 23rd January – 27th February. Note: 23rd January session is 5pm-6pm. All subsequent sessions are 4:00pm-5:00pm.
  • Best for: anyone looking to compliment their regular fitness programme with yoga.
  • Cost: £60 for 6 weeks.

Beginner’s 4 Week Yoga Course with Daniel

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  • What: 4 week course covering the basics of yoga, including postures, breathing, meditation and yoga philosophy, led by Daniel Groom.
  • When: Saturdays, 23rd January-13th February, 11am-12:15pm.
  • Best for: anyone who wants to try yoga, anyone who has done yoga in the past and wants to refresh their practice.
  • Cost: £65 per person.

Previous Events & Workshops at Anahata

Mindfulness 4 Week Course with Dawn (online)

Yoga Nidra with Daniel (online via Zoom)

Accessible Yoga with Keira

Monthly Goddess Circle

Well Woman Cafe with Chelsea Green

Mindfulness for Challenging Times with Dawn

Parent & Baby Yoga with Keira

Yin & Chakras CPD with Regina Kerschbaumer

Mala Making and Mantra Workshop for the Heart with Lauren and Nicole

Shamanic Journeying Workshop with Lucy Sam

Yoga for Anxiety & Stress with Daniel

Energy Healing Workshop with Lucy Sam

Yoga Inversions Workshop with Terri

Yogacampus Yoga Teacher Training Taster Day

Cacao Workshop with Juliette Bryant

Yin/Yang Yoga Immersion with Paula Restarick

Mandalas & Mindfulness Workshop with Angelique and Dawn

6 Week Yoga Challenge with Terri

Moving with Your Moon Cycle with Dawn

Balancing Your Hormones with Chelsea Green

WellWoman Workshop with Samantha

Understanding Ayurveda with Dr Ashish Paul