THE SELF PRESERVATION SOCIETY: WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR WELLBEING
Looking for some self-care tips? It can be chaos out there sometimes; which is why every month we bring you the latest wellbeing events taking place throughout Surrey. From yoga and tai chi to forest bathing and drum circles – get connected and find some peace of mind.
DEEP DIVINE / EVERY THURSDAY / BISLEY YURT
Sink into the Deep Divine and head for the tranquil setting of Bisley Yurt for this restorative yoga class with Charlie Leigh Yoga. If you’re looking for inner calm from the storm of daily life, then this hour’s class is the one. Focusing on deep relaxation for both the body and mind, achieve peace with some gentle yoga before moving into breath work and finishing with an extended Savasana where you’ll bather in the healing vibrations from the gong.
For more information, visit charlieleighyoga.co.uk
TAI CHI / OCTOBER 6 + 13 / ROYAL BOTANICAL GARDENS, KEW
Give your mental and physical health a boost by joining Tai Chi sessions at the Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew. This ancient Chinese Martial Art gently uses sweeping and flowing movements that incorporate standing meditations. Sign up online.
For more information, visit kew.org
LADIES MOON CIRCLE / OCTOBER 13 + 27 / THE SHAC, BUCKLAND PARK LAGOON
A supportive space for women to come together, connect and explore ideas that might help each other mentally. Sign up online and head for this Ladies Moon Circle at the scenic environs of Buckland Park Lagoon this month. Limited spaces are available.
For more information, visit theshac.co.uk
FOREST BATHING / OCTOBER 15 / WEST HORSLEY PLACE
Join Forest Bathing experts HINOKI at the beautiful West Horsley Place for an inspirational morning. HINOKI Forest Bathing is more than a walk in the woods. It’s a mindful sensory journey that opens us up to nature’s offerings, providing restoration for our wellbeing. Sign up online to experience the wonder of the woods.
For more information, visit westhorsleyplace.org.uk
SUNRISE MEDITATION AND FOREST BATHING / OCTOBER 22 / HOLMBURY HILL, EWHURST
Start your Sunday the right way and head for Pitch Hill in Cranleigh for a spot of Sunrise Forest Bathing. The place where George Harrison was supposedly inspired to write ‘Here Comes The Sun’, feel the energy and restorative power that a good forest bath and meditation can bring and leave you feeling rejuvenated and ready for the week ahead.
For more information, visit hinokiforestbathing.co.uk
AN EVENING WITH PHILIPPA PERRY: THE SHOW YOU WANT EVERYONE YOU LOVE TO GO TO / OCTOBER 29 / YVONNE ARNAUD THEATRE, GUILDFORD
How do you find and keep love? What does it mean to you to be content? Are other people just annoying, or are you the problem? Live on stage, Philippa will offer her trademark sane and sage advice, exploring how to best navigate a whole spectrum of relationships. From family and partners to friends and colleagues, and even your relationship with yourself, Philippa will illuminate how we can functionalise these vital connections so that when life throws us its inevitable hurdles, we might be better equipped to overcome them.
For more information, visit yvonne-arnaud.co.uk