SYMBOL by Christabel Balflour
Jul
20
6:30 PM18:30

SYMBOL by Christabel Balflour

Come & have a drink with us to celebrate the opening of Christabel Balflour's exhibition SYMBOL!

SYMBOL brings together a series of rugs and wall-hangings woven by Christabel Balflour over the last 12 months. It explores the images and symbols which have been returned to again and again. Each piece is woven as a response to the one before it, creating an cyclical narrative that echoes the repetitive nature of weaving itself. 

Expect sparkling wines from Passione Vino, craft beer from Forest Road brewery and Good Things Brewing and a range of cocktails from Liquid Intellect.

Send RSVP to christabelbalflour@gmail.com

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Le Femme Network Fashion pop-up & Brunch
Jul
21
11:30 AM11:30

Le Femme Network Fashion pop-up & Brunch

For all you Fashion curious ladies, join us at La Femme Network, an event specially curated to showcase all aspects of Fashion from make-up to the catwalk.

We share contacts, content, tips and testimonies, all over a beautiful brunch's.

We are extra excited to be collaborating with SEEKD "a new curated market place for jewellery and accessories, celebrating beautiful design by ethical and sustainable designers".

At La Femme network we work to showcase and support new and upcoming designers; giving them a platform to present their work, giving you the opportunity to shop and meet, with the designers and makers behind independent brands.We love inspiring women; and at each event we invite two guest speakers who share their expertise, from business advise to styling tips. Connecting, collaborating and celebrating.

Our talks will commence at 12.30pm - estimated to finish at 1.30pm.

Joining us this month, is the beautiful and absolutely delightful Dede Nazareth, Do, ND Msc is an osteopath, naturopath, DeDe is also one of the FIRST FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE PRACTITIONERS IN THE U.K. She has a masters in Pain neuroscience and treats chronic illnesses using a holistic approach. Dede will be sharing her expertise on natural and alternative health, and the core fundamentals of Gut health.

And the gorgeous Fay Cannings the founder of SEEKD, a new curated market place for jewellery and accessories, celebrating beautiful design by ethical and sustainable designers.

Fay will be talking us through her journey from cooperate to ethical Fashion, not be missed by anyone thinking of a career change.

Our fantastic brand contributors for July:

RIONA TRECY - Riona Treacy

TRIIA Jewellery - TRIIA - www.triia.co.uk

TANIA - Tania Swift Ldn

TONYA OHARA @tonya

AZURA DESIGN azuradesign.com.br

KERRI SPENCER - @KERRISPENCER

MISAN JEWLELRY -@MISANJEWELERY

FLAWSOME - Flawsome - Fl-awsome.com

AKELLO STUDIO - Akello Studio

LONSELUET Lonseluet

HOUSE OF SPRING House of Spring

Menu

Spiced black beans, fried eggs, avocado, crumbled feta, pico de gallo on a flatbread (vegetarian)

Torn Portobello mushrooms on toast with black pepper cream cheese and pistachio pesto (vegan)

TICKETS ARE £16 // PURCHASE HERE

*tickets for brunch are an additional £15 including glass of prosecco*

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Soul & Surf Day Retreat
Aug
4
9:00 AM09:00

Soul & Surf Day Retreat

As part of their Summer Sessions, Soul & Surf are popping up at Benk+Bo for the day as we bring you as much from their sunny beach side Kerala home that they possibly can.

Join us for for a day of Meditation, some signature S&S flow (Hayley Mia) and some Soulful Yin (Pip Roberts) and of course a scrummy lunch. We’ll be trying to recreate those dreamy beachside feels as much as we can with a water based meditation and even a sea salt scrub making session.

We’re ever so excited to be collaborating with Pip Roberts again after her sell out Yin workshop she held with us in Kerala this January.

Hayley will guide us through a delicious 75minute Vinyasa Flow, as we reconnect to our bodies and find space to breathe in an embodied moving meditation. Aiming to leave us feeling invigorated and energised whilst blissing out to some heavenly scents and soulful sounds.

Pip will be working to temper the fiery heat within the body with a cooling, calming yin practice to bring your energy into line with the season. A beautiful practice focussed mostly on the upper body – expect emotions to be balanced through a sequence of heart openers, and upper back and shoulder stretches working into the small intestine and heart meridian

What would a Soul and Surf get together be without some food huh? We got you… we’ll be providing a light Indian inspired lunch to fill your bellies.

Click here for more information & to buy tickets!

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YOGA TO INSPIRE: PLACE WITHIN
Aug
11
10:00 AM10:00

YOGA TO INSPIRE: PLACE WITHIN

Do you ever feel trapped in your routine, like your mind is full of chatter telling you what you can't do and what won't work? Like your body is stiff or weak? What if you could let go of all the negativity, tension and constriction in your body and invite in positivity and space instead?

We can't promise a quick solution to all your problems but this could be the start of your journey in uncovering what's already in you! :) 

We will use the practice of Rocket-inspired yoga - moving through a playful sequence of asanas to the rhythm of your breath, helping you find space in your body and silence in your mind.

So what to expect from this two hour long workshop? Something for everyone - pranayama (breathing techniques), meditation, physical movement with options suited to all levels - from gentle discovery of your abilities to challenging postures. And the aim? Leaving with a smile on your face and feeling like your body is a couple of inches taller and stronger!

TICKETS £20.50 // PURCHASE HERE

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Yogis For Wildlife Fundraiser
Aug
12
11:00 AM11:00

Yogis For Wildlife Fundraiser

At the heart of every conservationist and every yogi is one common denominator; compassion. We care deeply for this planet and the lives of the creatures that we share our space with. This workshop is an opportunity for conservationists to explore the world of yoga, and for yogis to learn more about the struggles our planet faces each day at the hand of humanity. It’s an opportunity for us all to stand together and make a difference. 

Margot Raggett, founder of Remembering Wildlife, will lead a talk on issues that elephants and rhino’s face in the wild and the great work they are doing in the fight against poaching. I will lead a one hour vinyasa yoga class, which is accessible to all levels. Afterwards there will be an informal Q&A and an opportunity to purchase the Remembering Rhinos and Remembering Elephants books – the first of The Remembering Wildlife series.

All proceeds go to Remembering Wildlife and the projects they support through the Born Free Foundation.

Tickets are £30 per person // PURCHASE HERE

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Hypermobility & Yoga: Be Kind To Your Body
Aug
25
4:00 PM16:00

Hypermobility & Yoga: Be Kind To Your Body

Not sure how hypermobility effects your practice, or your students' practice? In our yoga practice, we're almost constantly told to "microbend" our elbows, to stop "locking out" our knees. But what does this actually mean, and where does the root cause lie?

Leave with a better understanding of hypermobility: it's causes, consequences, and strategies for working with hypermobility, rather than against it.

Join senior teacher, Harriet McAtee, for a workshop dedicated to unpacking hypermobility, including:

  • Anatomy & Physiology of Hypermobility

  • Common Myths & Misconceptions

  • Rethinking Hypermobility: Managing Frustration & Expectation

  • Being Kind to Your Body: Techniques for Hypermobility in Yoga Practice

About Harriet

Harriet is a passionate, irreverent and adaptive yoga teacher. She is the CEO of Yoga Quota, a charity that spreads the benefits of yoga to vulnerable people nationwide, and also lead trainer on Yoga Quota's 200 hour and Pregnancy Yoga teacher training programs.

Harriet is a senior yoga teacher, with over 2,000 hours of teaching experience, and over 700 hours of training. Her teaching emphasises individually empowering and celebrating her students. She is profoundly uninterested in rules and dogmatic approaches to alignment, instead championing an approach that is creative, personalised and informed.

Discounts applicable for Benk+Bo co-working members & teachers!

TICKETS £37 // PURCHASE HERE

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the breathing space bendy brunch
Jul
15
9:30 AM09:30

the breathing space bendy brunch

Detox and re-energise with a 60 min Vinyasa Flow followed by a chakra cleansing guided meditation and delicious vegetarian two course Ayurvedic Mexican brunch at the magical Benk + Bo. Prepare to stretch and detox the body, connect to the breath and give yourself some much needed relaxation time. Brunch will be provided by the wonderful Hayley Caine, including vegetarian recipes inspired by the irresistible Mexican cuisine, with an Ayurvedic twist. There will be plenty of treats along the way including Savasana massages, wellness goodie bags and plenty wonderful people to spend your Sunday with!

SCHEDULE

  • Arrival: 10:30am-10:45am
  • Yoga Flow: 11am-12pm
  • Tea Break: 12pm-12:15pm
  • Guided Meditation 12:20pm-1pm
  • Brunch is served: 1pm-2:30pm
  • Guests depart: 2:30pm

MENU

A selection of fresh herbal teas

Baked avocado taco, chipotle cream, pickled radish and red onion with a coriander salsa paired with a side of Miso seed slaw and sweetcorn

Chocolate chia seed pudding, banana, toasted coconut flakes and cocoa nibs

Goddess smoothie: mango, parsley, spinach coconut water and apple

Please note: all of our recipes are gluten and dairy free.

TICKETS £35 // PURCHASE HERE

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HIP HOP PILATES W/ ISAWELLY + BRUNCH BY BENK+BO
Jul
14
9:45 AM09:45

HIP HOP PILATES W/ ISAWELLY + BRUNCH BY BENK+BO

This is not your usual spiritual yoga brunch morning but rather an energising and loud one! It's an intense and dynamic IsaWelly method class on some hot hip hop beats and afro Brazilian tunes!

75 minutes of teasers, rollovers and all sorts of juiciness for your core and legs. You might break a cheeky little sweat but you will feel PUMPED and ready for the weekend!

This class is for anyone who loves a physical challenge, loves pilates, has experience with movement with experience in mat work and loves hip hop music.

If you’ve been to any of my classes before, you know I love all these elements, but this time we’ll take it a little further!

Brunch will be provided by Benk+Bo, surrounded by the gorgeous greenery in our LGF event space!

** Set Brunch Menu **

Breakfast smoothie bowl with fruits, chia and coconut

Eggs (any style) and avocado on sourdough
OR  
Pea and broadbean smashed with vegan cheese on sourdough

Coffee

TICKETS £38 // PURCHASE HERE

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Flamingo Flamingo Curry Night With Kali Cooking
Jul
6
7:30 PM19:30

Flamingo Flamingo Curry Night With Kali Cooking

After the success of our last event 

Flaming Flamingo's   back  with Shaun aka Boring kitchen.. Curry Nights & Som Saa chef .

Expect to try new and exciting foods, fresh exploding flavours, all plant based.

Shaun is passionate about authentic Thai cuisine, he's spent time in Thailand to learning Thai cooking. Part of his time there was working in the famous Nahm in Bangkok.

Kali has a passion for veg led cooking, her flavour and style are inspired by her travels, Mexican and Asian flavours playing a heavy part. She loves bright and vibrant flavours, using plenty of fresh herbs and spices to make her food pop.

Our supper clubs are always relaxed and friendly. An opportunity to try new foods, meet new people and have a good time!

This dinner is BYOB . 

Dietary requirements can be catered for but please check in advance. 

Tickets £35 // PURCHASE HERE

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MINDFULNESS FOR SUSTAINABLE LIVING
Jul
3
7:00 PM19:00

MINDFULNESS FOR SUSTAINABLE LIVING

Come spend an evening exploring the connection between mindfulness and sustainable living!

The practice of mindfulness goes far beyond practicing being in the present moment. Mindfulness is rooted in awareness: awareness of the self, awareness of the world, and awareness of how we exist in the world and impact it. But it goes one step further, for by being aware of our impact in the world we can also begin to take responsibility for it and behave with caution when we suspect our impact to be negative. In this way, the practice of mindfulness equips us with the mindset that helps in the creation of more sustainable lifestyles - and future.

The night will go as follows:

  • You will attend a panel discussion and Q&A on the importance of a mindful attitude in sustainable living with Ana Carneiro, Hanna Pumfrey and Nat Mady - founders of Be For ChangeAcala and Hackney Herbal

  • You will then learn about Restorative herbs in a 40min workshop led by Nat

  • Time to snack on sustainable munchies and refreshements, and the opportunity to further connect with the speakers and other attendants!

Please note that this event will not result in any profit for either organisers, price of tickets covers venue hire and refreshments and other associated costs.

Doors will open at 6.45pm and the event will begin promptly at 7pm.

TICKETS £16.31 // PURCHASE HERE

 

 

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Paper Marbling Workshop
Jul
1
1:00 PM13:00

Paper Marbling Workshop

If you love playing with paint or getting creative with paper, this workshop is for you. Marbling is one of the most rewarding and fun crafts out there – plus it's virtually impossible to do it 'wrong'!

During this three-hour workshop, you will be given a thorough introduction to the beautiful art of paper marbling, including a brief history, the technical 'do's and 'don't's, and a lot of trying it out!

Good to Know

Paper marbling is a centuries-old art where paint is floated upon a bath of thickened water and drawn through with various tools to create striking, fluid patterns. You will learn how to make thickened water, how to prepare paper for marbling, how to control the behaviour of the paints and how to create all kinds of patterns.

Contemporary paper marbler Lucy McGrath will demonstrate various techniques and talk you through how to recreate them yourself, providing all the tools, equipment and materials you might need to get really experimental. 

Tickets £50 / PURCHASE HERE

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Craft and Personalise an Artisan Leather Cardholder
Jul
1
1:00 PM13:00

Craft and Personalise an Artisan Leather Cardholder

Learn the art of leather craft and make an artisan leather cardholder from scratch, stitching your own bespoke cardholder from a range of leather and colours.

Good to Know

The experience will allow you to:

  • Choose your colour leather and thread
  • Learn the technique of saddle stitching of using 2 needles
  • Hammer holes using a prickling iron in preparation for stitching
  • Burnish the edges of your purse
  • Personalise your purse your with your initials. Once completed, have it wrapped in our beautiful packaging to take home!

TICKETS £38 / PURCHASE HERE

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Jun
23
12:30 PM12:30

Summer Solstice Feast and Terrarium Workshop

A special collaboration between London Terrariums and Spread London is taking place to celebrate the summer solstice and longest day of 2018!

Join us for a classic Tinyjohn terrarium workshop where your green fingers can work their magic under the sun. We’ll also be serving a summer lunch of bountiful floral sharing platters and delicious seasonal petit fours, complemented with botanical cocktails. More info and menus to be announced soon.

Terrarium Workshop

During the terrarium workshop you will learn how a terrarium works; how these self-contained ecosystems survive so well on their own and how to look after them.

We will start with a brief introduction into the history and science behind terrariums, from the different plants you can use as well as why activated charcoal has become an essential for us.

We will give you a demo on how to make your own and then it is your turn to get stuck in and have a go yourselves!

We will supply you with a Tinyjohn Jar which you will fill with various Fittonia, Ivy and an arrangement of pebbles and mosses.

Ask us any questions and by the end of the session you will have your own exciting miniature garden to take away and watch develop over the next months and years.

About Spread:

Emma and Jess at Spread provide a series of curated events centred around food and drink. We believe that simple dishes, made with locally sourced ingredients, presented to a hungry table can become something really special.

For private parties, we are happy to re-create any of our events in your home or talk to you about creating a bespoke menu for your special occasion.

What’s included:

Tinyjohn terrarium workshop (worth £40.00)

2 course seasonal lunch from Spread London

Botanical cocktail on arrival

Tickets £40 // PURCHASE HERE

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Å Journal Solstice Issue Launch Party
Jun
21
7:00 PM19:00

Å Journal Solstice Issue Launch Party

We would like to invite you to celebrate with us the longest day of the year and
the launch of the ‘Solstice’ issue; our second limited edition publication.


Å Journal is a biannual print publication and a creative project run by Kama
Krystel – the Editor-in-Chief and Creative Director. She initially begun the creative venture in 2015 as an online platform, which in 2017 was transformed into a print publication.
The first issue launched in Copenhagen, Denmark and is bilingual, written in
both English and Japanese. Kama’s aim was and is to collaborate with like-minded individuals, based around the globe, who share similar sensitivities, aesthetics and values.

About the publication:
Å Journal promotes life led by timeless and sustainable values that emphasize
high quality design rather than fleeting tendencies. We try to discover and apply our own definition of what it means to live more mindfully. We believe a crucial aspect of this is to think critically about one’s daily choices, but we also try to be realistic. We aim to stimulate our audiences thinking process through discussing consciousness from different angles.

We would like to invite you to celebrate the release of our 2nd book over a
welcome drink, surrounded by plants and sunny tunes!

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Romy Gill and Henrietta Inmans Summer Feast
Jun
19
7:00 PM19:00

Romy Gill and Henrietta Inmans Summer Feast

Romy and Henrietta are delighted to come together to cook for you for one night only. Using recipes from Henrietta's new book and adding a 'Romy-twist', along with other wonderful dishes from both women created together, it's going to be a delicous summer's evening. Guests will receive a welcome drink and bites on arrival, followed by an abundant, colourful and fun, five-course sharing menu, in the beautiful surroundings of Benk + Bo.

MENU

Elderflower, saffron, mint & cardamom spritz

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Broad bean, pea & mint cakes with London Fettle cheese, panch phoran & cucumber & mint raita

Samosa chaat, samosas layered with chickpeas, potatoes, yogurt, mint with coriander chutney & tamarind chutney

Turmeric, cumin & coriander pudlas with grated paneer, peas, cumin, green chillies & apple chutney

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Goat curry with onions, ginger, garlic, tomatoes, chillies & spices 

Okra cooked in onions, chillies, tomato purée, spices & coconut milk

Bother served with green split pea dal, jeera rice, kachumber salad & raita 

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Peach, coconut & rose lassi

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Apricot & saffron galette with elderflower and rose scented geranium strawberries, saffron and cardamom shrikhand

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Fresh mint tea, dark chocolate mint leaves & cardamom & pistachio sablés

Tickets £45 // PURCHASE HERE

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HAPPY & WILD
Jun
17
10:00 AM10:00

HAPPY & WILD

Happy & Wild is a collaborative project between meditation teacher / EFT practitioner Kim found of Happy Heads with yoga teacher Deanne, founder of Wild Thing Yoga.

On Sunday 17th June they are launching a 5 part series on personal growth in collaboration with The Happiness Planner at Benk + Bo

Working with the brands inspiring founder Mo Seetubtim, they are curating a series of beautiful wellness workshops aimed at providing and sharing the tools guests will need to ensure they are fully restored to their happiest self.

Each event will open with a self-love meditation workshop with Happy Heads - teaching simple, mindful tools and techniques to empower everyone to live a happier, calmer and stress free life.

Followed by a slow, strong & juicy vinyasa flow with Wild Thing Yoga - uniting mind, body & breath in an explorative sequence of releasing postures, set to an uplifting curated playlist.

Oat Kitchen will be creating a deliciously healthy brunch, then the day will conclude with an inspirational workshop hosted by Happiness Planner on self awareness and personal growth, followed by a Q&A with the founder. 

TICKETS £75 // PURCHASE HERE

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London Plant Swap
Jun
9
12:00 PM12:00

London Plant Swap

Bring along at least one, two or as many pest-free, beautiful plants as you wish to part with, these can be potted up or in the form of bare root propagations and cuttings. Meet some likeminded plant lovers, have a chat about the plant you are swapping and gain a new one to take away with you!

We will have 2 potting workshops with The Botanical Workshop during the event, one at 1pm and then one at 3.30, they will be on hand to guide you through how to repot your newly acquired plants and cuttings whilst explaining how and when to re-pot and teach you about the benefits of doing so. You'll also have the chance to get your hands dirty by mixing up your own potting medium most suited for your plant or cuttings, covering the importance of a good watering routine, as well as how to multiply your plant collection by propagation. Included in the workshop will he a hand thrown ceramic pot to take your new plants home in! Tickets for these workshops can be purchased when buying your admission ticket.

As well as potting and swapping we are joined by some of our favourite makers who will be selling throughout this afternoon, Grain & KnotHavelock StudioPlantation by Alicja Patanowska and Soil & Solder and more to be announced!

Our favourite ladies over at Spread London will also be supplying you with a welcome drink and then will be on hand for more delicious treats throughout the afternoon.

12pm - Doors open for plant *window shopping*

1pm - Potting workshop with The Botanical Workshop

2pm - Q&A Panel discussion on houseplants and propagation 

2.45pm - THE ACTUAL SWAP!!

3.30pm - Potting workshop with The Botanical Workshop

5pm - Doors close

Tickets £25 // PURCHASE HERE

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Mens Indian Yoga Flow with Ravi
Jun
2
2:30 PM14:30

Mens Indian Yoga Flow with Ravi

Mens Indian Yoga Workshop

Men have practiced yoga for thousands of years. Yet in the decades after yoga became more popular in the West, it initially had its wings clipped, side-lining much of its spiritual depth and physical potential; adopted by lycra-clad ladies on sunny Californian beaches. As a result it was ignored or dismissed by the vast majority of men and stereotyped as a rather passive, moderate and unchallenging exercise.

Today, the Western reinterpretation of yoga is finally being thoroughly investigated, exploited and confidently enjoyed. By both women and men alike. However, there remains a preconception that flexibility is compulsory - and that's where men often feel left behind.

During this 2-hour workshop specifically designed for men, Ravi will take you through a traditional Indian Yoga practice with a focus on postures and sequences best suited to men's bodies. The workshop will also include Pranayama breathing techniques for cleansing and energising the body and mind. The practice will be suitable for all experience levels, from complete beginners and advanced.

Tickets: £20

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/mens-indian-yoga-workshop-tickets-46221982193

Yoga has changed our lives, and our friends and families' lives, for the better. Fact is we want more men to do yoga and get the same rewards. Hopefully so we flow... and Ravi will help make yoga more accessible and effortless for all men - beginners and experts, introverts and extroverts, fanatics and casuals.

About Ravi

Ravi was born in India and from a young age he grew up with a yoga practice as part of his daily life. In his early twenties he lived at the Mahatma Yoga Ashram in Rishikesh where he studied traditional Hatha and Ashtanga Yoga with well-respected Yoga master Yogi Ji. Ravi has been teaching all across India since 2010; most recently he was the resident teacher at Little Cove Yoga, voted as one of the best yoga schools in Goa, where he led classes for thousands of students from all over the world. In his work as a yoga teacher, Ravi is passionate about making the original principles of traditional Indian Yoga understandable for everyone.

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Dream Baby Dream
May
27
10:00 AM10:00

Dream Baby Dream

Delve into the realms of Conscious Dreaming in this immersive full day workshop. Facilitated by London based Dreaming Guide and Death Doula, Tree Carr, dreamers will experience a deeper connection to their Dream worlds and learn the foundations of a Conscious Dreaming Practise.

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In our Dreaming Circle, we will learn about the wide range of dreams we experience and how to engage with them for consciousness exploration, creative inspiration, soul growth, problem solving, and self healing.

The workshop also includes a Lucid Dream Tea ceremony with the variety of plants that Tree works closely with.

During the workshop we will explore:

  • Lucid Dreaming
  • Dream Journalling & Dream Practice
  • Dream Plants & Herbs
  • Hypnagogic Meditation and Precognitive Dreams
  • After Death Visitation Dreams, Compensatory Dreams,
  • Mutual Dreams
  • OBE’s & the Astral Plane
  • Dream Body Energy, Recurring Dreams,  False Awakenings
  • Sleep Paralysis & Nightmares  
  • Divinatory Dreams, Dream Symbols & Dream Interpretation

If you have any questions please email us at hello@secretyogaclub.co.uk

Looking forward to welcoming you!

Tickets £75 // PURCHASE HERE

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Indian Yoga Flow with Ravi
May
26
2:30 PM14:30

Indian Yoga Flow with Ravi

Please feel welcome to join Ravi (Little Cove Yoga, Goa) in this workshop of Authentic Indian Yoga with a fresh twist.

During this two hour class you will learn about Pranayama breathing techniques for cleansing and energizing the body, followed by a dynamic Hatha flow to a relaxing music mix of sacred mantras and Goa tunes and will finish with a traditional mantra meditation.

Breathe, stretch, flow, relax and imagine yourself in India in Benk & Bo’s beautiful Yoga room with plants, coloured mood lighting and the smell of incense.

All levels welcome. Yoga mats will be provided

About Ravi

Ravi ‘the smiling Yogi’ was born in India into a family of generations of spiritual teachers and from a young age he grew up with yoga practice as part of his daily life. In his early twenties he lived at the Mahatma Yoga Ashram in Rishikesh where he studied traditional Hatha and Ashtanga Yoga with well-respected Yoga master Yogi Ji. Ravi has been teaching all across India since 2010; most recently he was the resident teacher at Little Cove Yoga, voted as one of the best yoga schools in Goa, where he led classes for thousands of students from all over the world. In his work as a yoga teacher, Ravi is passionate about making the original principles of traditional Indian Yoga understandable for everyone and combines movement, breath and sacred mantras in an accessible and playful way. With his warm smile, he makes everyone feel comfortable in his classes, from those who are new to yoga to experienced Yogis. 

www.ravi.yoga.com

Tickets £20 // PURCHASE HERE

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Create your own Terrariums
May
26
11:00 AM11:00

Create your own Terrariums

Get your hands dirty and learn how to make a closed terrarium to decorate your home or office! A Terrarium is an indoor garden and is the perfect way to bring the outside indoors.

Good To Know

Terrariums are self-contained ecosystems. Heat and light pass through the glass walls and the plants photosynthesise. Condensation forms on the glass and drips down into the soil watering the plants.

Over 2 hours, you will learn how to assemble your terrarium, selecting from a range of plants and pebbles to make your terrarium totally unique. Note that cacti or succulents are not used in closed terrariums like this as they thrive in more open containers.

You will also leave the class with a handy care guide to help you preserve your terrarium for months and years to come!

Tickets £30 // PURCHASE HERE

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experience brush lettering with an illustrator
May
26
10:30 AM10:30

experience brush lettering with an illustrator

Learn the art of brush lettering calligraphy with a professional illustrator to create bespoke cards, wedding stationery or your own framed quotes for your walls or to gift to someone special.

Good To Know

Mélanie will teach you the basics of the brush lettering style of calligraphy and share some tips and tricks to always get it right. You’ll go home with a new skill and a nice kit composed of a black brush pen and a little practice booklet designed by Mélanie for you to continue training at home!

2 hrs // 10.30am // 1pm 

All materials and guidance

All levels

Tickets £35 // PURCHASE HERE

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AFTER:WORK Launch Event
May
17
6:30 PM18:30

AFTER:WORK Launch Event

AFTER:WORK is an East London-based fashion brand, which upcycles discarded personal protective equipment (PPE) into bags and other fashion accessories.

In the United Kingdom alone, over 1500 tonnes of PPE is discarded each year. Approximately 90% of this is sent to landfills or incinerated.

By using approximately 90% of the PPE it collects in the manufacturing of its bags, AFTER:WORK is playing an important role in reducing the amount of wasted PPE which ends up at landfills.

AFTER:WORK products are vibrant, functional, durable and fashionable.

10% discount for all products purchased on the night!

FREE ENTRY

 

 

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Indian Yoga Flow with Ravi
May
12
2:30 PM14:30

Indian Yoga Flow with Ravi

A 2 hour workshop of traditional Hatha Yoga, as taught in India, including Pranayama breathing techniques, asana practice and mantra meditation. All levels welcome.

Ravi Dixit knows the benefits of yoga like no other, growing up in India where yoga is a part of daily life and considered essential for maintaining health and happiness. Since yoga has become a mainstream form of exercise in the Western world, more and more people are experiencing the benefits of this beautiful practice. However, some of the principles of the original teachings have gotten lost in the modern yoga.

In his work as a yoga teacher, Ravi is passionate to bring back the essence of yoga, making the principles and values of traditional Indian yoga understandable and approachable for everyone.

During this 2-hour class you will learn about Pranayama breathing techniques for cleansing and energizing the body, followed by gentle Hatha Yoga asanas to a relaxing music mix of and will finish with a traditional mantra meditation.

Breathe, stretch, flow, relax and imagine yourself in India in Benk & Bo’s stylish Yoga room with plants and the smell of incense. All levels welcome. Yoga mats are provided.

About Ravi

Ravi was born in India and grew up with a yoga practice from a very young age. In his early twenties, Ravi lived at lived at the Mahatma Yoga Ashram in Rishikesh where he studied Hatha and Ashtanga Yoga with well-respected Guru Yogi Ji. Most recently he worked as the resident teacher at Little Cove Yoga, voted as one of the best yoga schools in Goa. With his warm smile, he makes everyone feel comfortable in his classes, from those who are new to yoga to experienced Yogis.

www.ravi.yoga.com

Tickets £20 // PURCHASE HERE

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The Seasonal Suppers
May
11
7:00 PM19:00

The Seasonal Suppers

Join chef Ceri Jones from Natural Kitchen Adventures for the first of her seasonal suppers this year, a celebration of spring. 

With a passion for seasonal vegetables, and vibrancy on the dinner plate, the menu will highlight UK seasonal produce for late spring.

Ceri Jones is a professional Natural Chef, cooking teacher and retreat chef. Away from the kitchen Ceri can be found writing and photographing her recipes to be shared on her award winning recipe blog and iphone App.

MENU

You will be welcomed with a seasonally inspired gin & tonic, which will lead into a 3 course veg-centric meal.

Sample menu:

For the table: Radish - butter - smoked salt

Starter: Asparagus – burrata / cashew cheese (vg)– watercress pesto

Main course: Herb baked fish / chickpea tart (v or vg) - pea puree - samphire - new potatoes

Dessert: Welsh cakes - rhubarb – creme fraiche (v, vg available if requested)

To finish: Fresh mint tea

Menu subject to final confirmation

Please select fish/vegetarian/vegan option when booking as well as any specific dietary requirements, which we will do our best to accommodate. 

Tickets are £40 // Purchase here!

 

 

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Farmdrop Supperclub
May
10
7:30 PM19:30

Farmdrop Supperclub

At Farmdrop we know about good food. Our producers are the passionate people who grow, catch, rear, bake and make your food. They care a lot about quality, transparency, and hold sustainable values at heart.

Our trained chefs will take the very best of Farmdrop's seasonal produce to create a stunning five course feast.

To start you'll be welcomed with a glass of biodynamic, English sparkling wine & seasonal canapes.

For the table: Wood-fired sourdough, butter, British charcuterie & antipasti.

• Roasted asparagus, lemon zest, London fettle & toasted seeds

• Shetland x Romney lamb, Jersey royal potatoes, salsa verde, charred courgette & lemon

• Hazelnut meringues, gooseberry, elderflower & cream

To finish: Farmdrop's finest British cheese selection, chutneys from Newton & Pott, artisan crispbread, figs & truffled honey.

Tickets £45 // PURCHASE HERE

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Suhaiyla Shakuwra Jewellery Launch
May
7
6:30 PM18:30

Suhaiyla Shakuwra Jewellery Launch

Come and celebrate the launch of Suhaiyla Shakuwra's online boutique.

Suhaiyla Shakuwra is a London based jewellery designer and tarot therapist, who creates unique, handcrafted pieces of wearable art. She works specifically with the vibrational properties of crystals and natural metals, in order to create jewellery which promotes positive healing for her clients. The elaborate adornment of the Indigenous peoples has served as an inspiration for shakuwra's designs, along with astrology and natural resources and  her work is rooted in afro-futurism. 

Guests will have the chance to preview and purchase some of Suhaiyla Shakuwra's designs, dance to tunes spun by cktrl and sip on free drinks from Malibu between 6:30-10:30.

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Reconnect: Urban Day Retreat
May
5
10:00 AM10:00

Reconnect: Urban Day Retreat

Tired of the stress-filled routine of London life? Looking to reconnect back to a place of balance and calm? Come and retreat for the day!

Showing yourself love and taking time out is a necessity not a luxury – we all need to re-connect, recharge and re-energise in order to tackle the challenges of modern society. 

On your day retreat you will explore a dynamic and cleansing vinyasa flow yoga class, followed by a guided meditation and yoga nidra session. You’ll then enjoy a fun, explorative communication workshop where you’ll learn tools to help you communicate in a more loving way – both verbally and non-verbally. Afterwards we’ll all enjoy a delicious and nutritious plant-based lunch prepared using seasonal produce.

Yoga mats and props will be provided, and all levels are welcome. Ticket includes lunch and tea/coffee.

All profits go to Child.org, an international children's charity using sustainable, data-led programmes to break down barriers to education for children in some of the world's poorest countries. 

Tickets are £45 // PURCHASE HERE

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THE SISTER TABLE BRUNCH
Apr
29
11:00 AM11:00

THE SISTER TABLE BRUNCH

The Sister Table is a food and lifestyle brand founded by sisters Benjamina and Bonita. Benjamina was a quarter finalist on Great British Bake Off 2016 and is currently a food stylist, recipe developer and ambassador for the social enterprise Luminary Bakery. Her sister Bonita is a stationery designer and marketing officer for a mental health charity.  

Together they share a mutual love of enjoying food in good company with purposeful conversation. Both believe that a shared dining experience encourages inclusion and a real sense of belonging. The Sister Table was born in the hopes that millennial women would have a space to regularly meet, eat and share.

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Who Made My Activewear?
Apr
28
10:00 AM10:00

Who Made My Activewear?

This event aims to help connect consumers with the hands that made their Activewear, highlight brands who put sustainability at the heart of their business and to fundraise for and support Fashion Revolution's efforts to stimulate change for a more responsible fashion industry. 

The 'Ethics in Activewear' panel, hosted by Fashion Revolution's Heather Knight, will be in conversation with the six supporting Activewear brands who have shared information on their fabrics and the factories they work with at www.whomademyactivewear.com. They'll be talking all things ethical Activewear; from the challenges of starting a business in this industry to the changes in consumer behaviour they've witness and the achievements they've accomplished to date.

The pop-up shop will be open to the public for browsing from 10am until 3.30pm, stocking Jilla Active, Silou London, Sports Philosophy, Starseeds, Rêve En Vert, Adrenna London, Natural Deodorant Co. and AmaElla.  

PANEL DISCUSSION

4pm Ethics in Activewear Panel

Join us for a conversation on ethics in Activewear with:

  • Heather Knight, Branding, Design and Communications at Fashion Revolution

  • Bridget Haywood, Head of Operations and Marketing at Jilla Active

  • Natalia Zawada, Founder of Starseeds

  • Phoebe Greenacre, Yoga Instructor and CEO of Silou London

  • Stella Heng, Founder of Sports Philosophy

  • Cora Hilts, Founder of Rêve En Vert (who stock VYAYAMA and Silou London)

They’ll be talking all things ethical Activewear, from the challenges of starting a business in this industry to changes in consumer behaviour and the achievements they’ve accomplished to date.

25% of ticket sales will be donated to UK charity Fashion Revolution.

CLASS SCHEDULE

11am Rise and Shine Vinyasa Flow Yoga - Phoebe Greenacre

12am BarreBodyLondon - Zara Williams

2pm Contemporary Mat Pilates - Corinne Naomi

3pm Yoga - Marc Laws

5pm Gratitude is Gold Meditation - Natalia Bojanic

25% of ticket sales will be donated to UK charity Fashion Revolution.

Find out more about the instructors here.

Tickets are £10 for a class plus £1.37 booking fee

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

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Japonisme Supperclub
Apr
25
7:00 PM19:00

Japonisme Supperclub

How the Japanese Lifestyle Can Help You Be Healthier for Longer

What can you learn from the Japanese approach to food and lifestyle for a healthy, happy life? Join Erin Niimi Longhurst, blogger and author of Japonisme, and Toral Shah, nutritional scientist, chef, and founder of The Urban Kitchen for an evening of delicious food and talks about Ikebana (flower arranging), Aikido (martial arts), health and lifestyle.

The Japanese-inspired menu has been developed collaboratively between Erin and Toral, and features some dishes from the book. The evening will include talks from Toral about the benefits of the Japanese diet, from Erin around Japanese philosophies like Ikigai, and special guests around the benefits of Aikido and Ikebana.

Ticket price of £45 includes full meal, a welcome cocktail and a goody bag.

PURCHASE HERE 

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Yoga Brunch X Henrietta Innman
Apr
21
10:15 AM10:15

Yoga Brunch X Henrietta Innman

Enjoy a energising morning yoga session led by Lululemon ambassador and yoga teacher Katy Bateman. Katy's classes are creative, playful and dynamic, teaching with a wonderful infectious energy.

Post yoga guests will be treated to a well-deserved 3-course nourishing feast prepared by Henrietta Inman. As a trained pastry chef, Henrietta balances the flavour, quality and texture of classic patisserie with the natural goodness of simple wholefoods. She combines her core ingredients of wholegrain flours, less-refined sweeteners and good fats with what she calls her magic ingredients - those extra natural, wholesome ingredients which transform her recipes and make them shine. Her first best-selling book is called Clean Cakes and her next book, The Natural Baker, is out on 22nd March; she'll be recreating recipes from it for our brunch.

This will be an all levels vinyasa flow class. Beginners are welcomed and encouraged, and for the more advanced yogis there will always be options to deepen any pose.

Tickets include: yoga, 3-course brunch + a few secret extra special treats along the way.

Tickets // SOLD OUT

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Menus Making Change
Apr
14
7:00 PM19:00

Menus Making Change

Not quite supper; Food for thought.  

Menus Making Change is a supper club with a conscience. This social initiative, brought together by Phoebe Crowder (owner of London based wholefoods company Cake + Cucumber), creates a space to start a conversation through fantastic food; to support and raise awareness of grass-roots projects. 

In an industry predominantly led by men MMC celebrates women in food, by flipping a stereotype on its head and putting women back in the kitchen. This collaborative event brings together London’s leading ladies: five delicious courses from the best supper clubs, street food and artisan producers in one special evening.  

Each supper club supports a different cause or grass roots project, in the understanding that direct, small-scale contribution can help support real change. All projects work for the empowerment of women and girls.

A Cause for Empowerment. 

The Wangu Kanja Foundation supports women in Nairobi, Kenya impacted by gender based violence. The Foundation’s work focuses on provision and access to medical, psychological, psycho-social, and legal redress. They empower survivors through helping them learn a skill or trade and thrive beyond past circumstance. The proceeds of this supper club will go to support the peanut-butter and basket weaving project.

Tickets are £40 // PURCHASE HERE

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SELF-CARE REVOLUTION! YOGA | WORKSHOPS | STALLS | FOOD | RITUALS
Apr
7
10:00 AM10:00

SELF-CARE REVOLUTION! YOGA | WORKSHOPS | STALLS | FOOD | RITUALS

The SELF-CARE REVOLUTION IS HERE. It is time to focus on you. Not in a selfie-taking, obnoxious, me me me way but in a I DESERVE TO LOOK AFTER MYSELF kind of way.

The Oat Kitchen have teamed up with some wonderful Yoga Teachers, Holistic Therapists, Creators and Practitioners to offer you a whole day of Yoga | Meditation | Self- Care Workshops | Nutritional Talks | Rituals | Delicious Food | Crystal Healing | and loads of Stalls dedicated to your self-care 

There will be a packed programme and an amazing line up so grab a ticket and join the #SELFCAREREVOLUTION

The event will take place at the stunning Benk + Bo in Spitalfields. (A 5 min walk from Aldgate + Algate East underground)
 

O A T  K I T C H E N specialise in PLANT-BASED CATERING and WELLNESS EVENTS. 

In line with their core principles- WELLBEING, COLLABORATION and COMMUNITY- they are hosting a series of events with various yoga teachers, creators and practitioners across the UK focussed on self-care.

£0 - £12. 
Get your ticket and more information at HERE. 

www.oat-kithcen.co.uk 

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Flaming Flamingo &  Curry Night
Apr
6
7:30 PM19:30

Flaming Flamingo & Curry Night

Flaming Flamingo is teaming up with Som Saa chef Shaun Beagley to host a vegetable led dinner.  Shaun, who runs the popular pop up Curry Nights is passionate about authentic Thai cuisine. 

MENU

Pre dinner snacks to start

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Beet poke with lightly pickled kohlrabi, furikake, crispy seasoned rice paper

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Geng gari -

Aromatic curry of vegetables with cucumber relish

 

Yam pak -

Fruit & vegetable salad with palm sugar and tamarind dressing

Geng juet -

Chinese style soup with tofu, bean sprout & shiitake

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Spiked rhubarb with kaffir lime scented coconut & peanut crunch

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The vibe of the evening is relaxed, friendly. A opportunity to try new and delicious flavours, meet new people, and have a good time!

This is a plant based dinner. Any dietary requirements please get in touch and we'll try to accommodate!

Take a look at Kali's & Shaun's instagram to get your taste buds tingling and see past events. 

£35 // BOOK HERE.

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