A one day course covering basic flat felt techniques including ideas for decorations and jewellery. You will be shown how to design your own pattern or picture from an image or source of your own choice for either a wall hanging, cushion, or piece of fabric to be later made into something such as a bag or slippers. £65 includes lunch, snacks and materials . Workshops run 10am – 4pm, 26th January 2019, 16th February 2019, 9th March 2019 or 27th April 2019. The Studio, Kent Cottage, New Road, Blakeney Hill, Blakeney, GL15 4BS. Contact Christine Waygood on 01594 516902 or 07947123665, email firstname.lastname@example.org, website www.christinewaygood.com.
Spring Courses, at both venues, commencing 6th March, 2019. Celebrate the season with spring designs. Venues & timings: Woolaston Methodist Church, 10.30am–12.30pm; and the West Dean Centre, Bream,1.30 –3.30pm, both on Wednesdays. Advance booking essential to receive timetables and materials lists in preparation for the start of your course on week 1. Only viable courses will run. I am investigating if there is demand for a Certificated course, the NAFAS Intermediate Certificate in Floral Art & Design. Contact me if interested, for a possible Jan start? Full details available soon. Contact Alwyn Page on 01291 625294 or email email@example.com to book your place.
Using the glorious Forest of Dean scenery to enhance your photography skills. If you have a camera, and would like help to move beyond the ‘Automatic’ mode, concentrate on mastering any subject , or technical aspects – then these enjoyable 1:1 sessions are ideal for beginners onwards! Sessions to booked to suit you. £25 per hour 1:1 session, £40 for each 2 hour session. or 1 x 2 hour session with a friend (2:1) – £60. 5 week courses (2 hour sessions) £150.00. Contact Tina on 01594 860062 , email firstname.lastname@example.org, website www.tinadornerphotography.com
One to one tuition gives a regular home practice which may relieve serious health conditions by improving range of movement, coordination, breathing, sleep, digestion and may help to ease pain, anxiety or depression, assisting in a greater sense of self-esteem and wellbeing. £45 per hour, by appointment. Millers Farm, Brains Green, Blakeney, GL15 4AP. Contact Sue on 01594 510655, email email@example.com, website www.millersfarm.co.uk/yogaspace.
Weekly classes for mixed ability in Krishnamacharya/Desikachar tradition. All mixed ability. Starts again from January 15th all mixed ability. Tuesdays 7pm, Fridays 9.30am £7 at Millers Farm. Wednesdays 5.30pm £8 at Flaxley School Rooms. . Contact Sue Chudley on 01594 510655, email firstname.lastname@example.org, website www.millersfarm.co.uk/yogaspace.
I have been teaching all my life and keep my ideas up to date. Forget the grind of unimaginative music lessons; every lesson is a challenge and a pleasure. Join the musical world and enrich your life. £25 per 45-60 minutes, lessons to suit you. Beginners welcome as well as the more advanced. Marsh Way, Sling, Coleford, GL16 8JN. Contact Dorothy Wilson on 01594 810820 or 07886 491801, email email@example.com, Facebook page Dorothy Wilson Piano, website DEWPiano.co.uk.
For all levels and abilities. Yoga has stood the test of time and is as relevant now as it was thousands of years ago. Learn how to maintain or improve flexibility and strength, settle an unruly mind, improve energy levels and enjoy life to the full through asanas (postures), pranayama (breathing practices), relaxation and meditation. £7 drop- in rate or £60 for 10 sessions. Also Pregnancy Yoga by arrangement. Newnham: Mondays, 10-11.30am Northwood Green: Mondays 5.30-7.00pm Huntley: Tuesday 1.00-2.30pm Littledean: Wednesday (Intermediate), 7.30-9.00pm Berry Hill: Thursdays (for the 50+), 4.15-5.45pm Pregnancy Yoga by arrangement Contact Glenys on 01594 823581, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Invest in your body and develop good posture, strength, flexibility and balance in a fun way. 9.30-10.30am, 11th January to 5th April. Bishopswood Village Hall, Kerne Bridge, HR9 5QT or 7pm 10 weeks, starting Tuesday 15th January to 2nd April, Dene Magna School, Mitcheldean GL17 0DU. Contact Dean Magna on 01594 545318 or 542370. Contact Esther Fransham on 01452 760120 or 07711 832042, email email@example.com, website www.estherf.com
11.30-12.30pm, 12 weeks starting Friday 11th January to 5th April inc. Bishopswood Village Hall, Kerne Bridge, HR9 5QT. Contact Esther for details, or 6-7pm 10 weeks, starting Tuesday 15th January to 2nd April, Dene Magna School, Mitcheldean GL17 0DU. Contact Dean Magna on T: 01594 545318 or 542370. Esther for details on T: 01452 760120 or M: 07711 832042 E: firstname.lastname@example.org website www.estherf.com
Traditional Sun Style & Modified Forms Over 30 years’ experience, teaching locally for 17 years. Sessions adapted for all ages/abilities, seated or standing (min 1Hr). £4/session. Tuesdays 11am, Taynton & Tibberton Hall; Tuesdays 6.30pm (Beginners) & 7.30pm, Latchen Rooms, Longhope Wednesdays 11am, Parkside Community Centre (2 Rivers), Coleford, GL16 8DA Wednesday 7pm, Blaisdon Village Hall; Thursdays 6.30pm, Linton Village Hall. 1 to 1 tuition & local workshops also available. Contact Trevor on 01452 830000, email email@example.com, website www.crystaltaichi.co.uk.
Enjoy yoga at a level to suit you. Increase energy and flexibility. Relax body and mind. Improve balance and mental clarity. £60 per 10 weeks, ongoing classes in Coleford, Lydney, and Yorkley. Yorkley Mondays 10.15-11.45am, Yorkley Community Centre, Bailey Hill, Yorkley, GL15 4RS. Lydney (Taurus Crafts) Tuesdays 5.30-7pm and 7.15 – 8.45pm. Wednesdays 7-8.30pm, Taurus Crafts, Old Park, Lydney Park Estate, Nr Lydney, GL15 6BU Lydney Thursdays 10-11.30am, ongoing, Lydney Community Centre, Naas Lane, Lydney, GL15 5AT. Coleford Thursdays 7-8.30pm, ongoing, St Margaret Mary Church Hall, High Nash, Coleford, GL16 8HN. Contact Carolyn Thomas on 01594 530225 or 07789 893467, email Carolyn on firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit freedomyogaandrelaxation.co.uk.
Enhance your Photography Skills! If you have a camera, and would like help to move beyond the ‘Automatic’ mode; concentrate on mastering any subject , or learn the more technical aspects – then these enjoyable group sessions are ideal for beginners onwards! Bespoke courses available. Mutually convenient days & times including weekends. Single 2 hour sessions for ‘ready-made’ groups of 4-5 adults – £15 each person, courses of 4 weeks (each session lasts 2 hours) from £60 for each person. Meet at Forest Venue of your choice . Contact Tina Dorna on 01594 860062, email email@example.com, website www.tinadornerphotography.com.
A friendly, relaxed class offering a wide variety of yoga styles. The courses are tailored around participants needs. All levels of fitness and ability are welcomed. Great emphasis is placed on asana, pranayama and meditation. A unique yoga experience that brings excellent health benefits. 7-8.30pm every Monday (Intermediate) 10 am – 11.30am every Wednesday (Beginners) 10am – 11.30am every Friday (Beginners) 2pm – 4pm every Saturday (Drop in) Severn Sun Studio, 8 Newland Street, Coleford Contact Natalie on 07786489666, email firstname.lastname@example.org, website www.severn-sun-tai-chi.org.uk/yoga.html
A friendly, relaxed class, dedicated to helping people of all ages and ability improve their health, fitness and well-being using the ancient practice of Tai Chi. 7-9pm, Thursdays. Sessions available at Severn Sun Studio, 8 Newland Street, Coleford – contact Natalie for details. Contact Natalie on 07786489666, email email@example.com, website www.severn-sun-tai-chi.org.uk
Tuition in handspinning and/or handweaving. Beginners or experienced craftspeople can create unique yarns and/or woven textiles using their own or provided equipment. A wide range of possible end products can be produced, through individual tuition in the company of a small friendly group. New members welcome any time. 9.30am-12.30pm, 12 weeks starting Thursday 17th January, £180. Coalway Methodist Church Hall, Old Road, Coalway, Coleford GL16 7JJ Contact Colin Squire on 01452 740639 or 07870 542987 or alternatively email firstname.lastname@example.org
One on one sessions for children and adults. Specialist sensory Yoga techniques for coping with anxiety, depression, sleep problems, dyslexia, dispraxia, ADHD and other related conditions. £35- £45 depending on location. Weekdays mornings. Based in Whitchurch, Ross on Wye but will travel. Contact Veronika on 01600 890966 or 07799 532826, email email@example.com, website www.herefordshireyoga.com
Yoga is an invaluable tool for the modern day – ‘the body benefits from movement and the mind benefits from stillness’. Classes / workshops and one to ones in the Forest/Wye Valley area. Yoga for Everybody! Weekday and evening classes, workshops and 1-1 sessions available in the Forest/ Wye Valley area. Join me for a yoga practice to harmonise body, breath and mind. Seniors/Gentle Yoga A gentle practice suitable for older students and anybody seeking a gentler approach to yoga. £7.50 per class, 10-11.30am, Thursday mornings. Bells Hotel, Lord’s Hill, Coleford GL16 8BE Seated Yoga Experience the benefits of yoga from a chair – practising simple yoga movements, breathing and relaxation techniques. Non residents £16, 4 week course, 2-3pm Wednesdays ongoing, term times. Kings Meade Community Rooms, Coleford, GL16 8RS. Visit Ali’s website, www.yogawithalirose.co.uk, for details, or you can contact Ali on 07883 678629, email Ali at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Come singing for pleasure with a friendly bunch at the Garden Café, Lower Lydbrook. All kinds of songs and harmonies, taught by ear. Anyone welcome, whatever your voice is like, and whether you’ve sung lots before or never. £6 on the door or £25 for 5 weeks paid in advance. Wednesdays, 7-9pm, 10+ weeks with a couple of breaks. The Garden Cafe, The Malthouse, Lower Lydbrook, GL17 9NN. Contact Kirsty Abraham on 07905 789683, email email@example.com, website www.gardencafe.co.uk (singing page).
An exercise class with rebound boots – up to 80% reduced impact on joints, improves posture, high level of fat burning. Suitable for kids and adults. Core workout £5 per session. 9.15am, Monday, Woolaston Memorial Hall, Netherend Crescent, Lydney, GL15 6NW 5.45pm Monday Naas Lane Community Centre, Lydney. Please see our Facebook page ‘White Lotus Jump’ or contact Michelle Gardiner on 01594 860872 or 07790025743, email Michelle at firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit our website, www.whitelotus.co.uk
Start your week harmoniously. Come and sing for pleasure with a bunch of others. Try it out for free. 2-4pm, starting 14th January for 9 weeks with a couple of breaks, £45 or £22.50 concessions. Millers Farm Barnspace, Brains Green, Blakeney, GL15 4AP. Contact Sue Carruthers at Artspace on T: 01594 825111, email email@example.com or Kirsty Abraham (course tutor) on M: 07905 789683, email firstname.lastname@example.org, website artspacecinderford.org
A regular Pilates session will give you a strong centre to work from. Strengthening the small supporting muscles, which are often ignored in regular conditioning programs, will allow you to move more freely and help you to stabilise your body in everyday or more demanding physical activities. Pay as you attend – £6 per hour session. 2pm to 3pm, every Wednesday. St Briavels Assembly Rooms, East Street, St. Briavels, GL15 6TG. Contact Penny Jones on 01291 627243 or 07787 193302, email email@example.com, website www.pennyjonesfitness.co.uk
Suitable for beginners, sparring optional. Grades from white to black. £6/£7 per session. Mondays: Kids 6.15pm, Adults 7.15pm (other classes available – see our website). Forest Fighting Gym, Miners Hall, Cinderford or Thursdays 6.45-7.45pm Naas Lane Community Centre, Lydney. Forest Fighting Gym, Miners Hall, Wesley Rd, Denecroft, GL14 2JN. Contact Michelle Gardiner on 07790025743, email firstname.lastname@example.org, wbsite www.whitelotus.co.uk We now have a Boxing Gym – contact Michelle for more details.
The best fitness activity !!! Suitable for those who don’t think they can dance. Tuesdays, 10-11am, Naas Lane Community Centre, Lydney GL15 5PB Thursdays 10-11am, Woolaston Memorial Hall, Netherend, Woolaston, GL15 6NW. Other classes available.£5 per session, all classes ongoing. Contact Michelle Gardiner on 07790025743, email email@example.com, website www.whitelotus.co.uk
For health and relaxation, suitable for all. Seated and standing – people with disabilities welcome. Mondays: 11am-12.oonoon ongoing, Foxes Bridge Hub, Valley Road, Cinderford, GL14 2LJ. £3 per session. Wednesdays: 9.30-10.30am, Naas Lane Community Centre, Lydney. £5 per session. Contact Michelle Gardiner on 07790025743, email firstname.lastname@example.org, website www.whitelotus.co.uk
This type of yoga has is based on up to date neurological research. We open up our knots without any effort and without any pain! The body is neural plastic, this means you can feel better in your body NO MATTER YOUR AGE. Particularly suited to anyone in their elder years, but also interesting for any yoga practitioner of any age. £7.50 per session, drop in. 5.30 – 7.00pm, Thursdays, ongoing. Bishopswood Village Hall, Bishopswood. Contact Veronika Pena on 01600 890966 or 07799532826, email email@example.com, website www.herefordshireyoga.com
A gentle workout for the whole body – toning muscles, improving balance and increasing flexibility. Suitable for all – exercises can be adapted. £5 per session, 11am-12noon, Wednesdays ongoing. Lydney Community Centre, Naas Lane, Lydney GL15 5PB. Contact Michelle Gardiner on 07790025743, email firstname.lastname@example.org, website www.whitelotus.co.uk
An evening of simple yet inspiring bread making. 6.30-9.30pm, Thursday 14th March 2019. Humble by Nature, Upper Meend Farm, Penallt, Nr Monmouth, NP25 4RP. For more details or to book your place, telephone 01600 714595, email email@example.com, website www.humblebynature.com
Weave a Willow Heart with Wyldwood Willow. Weave two willow hearts to take home, Sat 2nd February, 10-12.30pm , £45 Humble by Nature, Upper Meend Farm, Penallt, Nr Monmouth, NP25 4RP. For more details or to book your place, telephone 01600 714595, email firstname.lastname@example.org, website www.humblebynature.com
One to one workshop based at my home studio, weaving on an 8 shaft table loom. You will learn about loom set up and spend time weaving. Workshops can be tailored to your needs, please get in touch to have an informal chat about what you would like to do. Prices start from £55. Days and times are flexible. You can choose from half a day to a full day. Contact Gaby Devitt, Woven Textile, on 01452 831461 or 07769 290567, email email@example.com, website www.gabydevitt.co.uk.
Learn Portuguese with experienced Brazilian teacher. Fun one-to-one or small group lessons with experienced teacher ranging from beginners to advanced. £20/hour or £65/month. Any time by arrangement. Contact Bianca Bertalot, 6 Livia Way, Lydney, GL15 5NU, T: 07806374139 or email firstname.lastname@example.org