Welcome to a digital yoga retreated for NHS staff and key workers. This is a free digital yoga retreat that you can access any time from February to the end of May 2021. This site is only accessible via the secret URL and has been created by yoga teacher Nicola Peters, with donations from incredible teachers across the country. This space has been created to give back to the people on the frontline of the pandemic. We send our heartfelt thanks and gratitude to those working to keep the nation safe. We invite all levels from complete beginner to advance, we hope that you can find space, peace and rest through this digital yoga retreat.
If you are not NHS staff or a key worker, but have found your way to this secret retreat, we welcome you and are happy you are here, but if you are not NHS/key worker we ask you to please respect that the curation of this site was intended to give back to the heroes fighting against Covid-19. If you are able please donate to one of the below charities based on your usage of this retreat space, thank you:
If you are not sure where to start, here are some curated mini retreats for you, simply click on the colourful square that appeals to you....
25 mins of yoga and meditation to set you up for the day.
1.5 hours of yoga and sound bath to let go of the day.
75 mins of yin, yoga nidra and sound bath to help you drift off to sleep.
Sometimes yoga, meditation or even just time to rest can bring up emotions, feelings or grieving that can be overwhelming, intense, uncomfortable or just new. Please know that this is normal and natural, if there is anything that you would like to talk through here are some resources:
Providing advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. This link directs to a list of crisis services broken down into the type of situation they are useful for.
A mental health database for all ages and genders. Search for mental health support in your area by postcode.
A charity that helps those living with panic attacks, phobias, obsessive compulsive disorders & other anxiety disorders.
A national charity for those affected by anxiety, stress and anxiety-based depression.
CALM is a leading movement against suicide. Helplines are open 5pm – midnight, 365 days a year.
A free, confidential, 24/7 text messaging support service for anyone who is struggling to cope.
Whatever you're going through, a Samaritan will face it with you. Help is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Any questions please feel free to email me on firstname.lastname@example.org. I can not thank you enough for your work and dedication to healing, supporting and guiding the people of UK through this pandemic.
Heroes doesn't cover it, angles feels more appropriate.