“Welcome to my website! Find out about my events, online classes and writing through the blog. Walk in Beauty!”

– Finlay Wilson

About Finlay

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Finlay is a certified Forrest Yoga teacher, Forrest Yoga Guardian-in-training and Senior Yoga Alliance teacher. He is the founder and principal teacher of Heart Space Yoga & Bodyworks in Dundee and is a widely sought-after international yoga teacher. Finlay began Yoga in 2007 following surgical procedures on both legs and used Yoga for his rehabilitation. Finlay has completed over 1000 hours of training with Forrest Yoga Certification Programmes along with over 1000 hours of Ashtanga and Vinyasa training. He leads classes all over the UK, features on his online Yoga channel at Mat2Mat, presents at Yoga conferences and performs asana demonstrations at events and fundraisers. He is highly passionate about working with children and young people and has established the Young Yogis Project to bring free Yoga to toddlers, children, teenagers and young people with special needs and disability in his hometown Dundee, Scotland.

Finlay is very hands on in the Yoga room drawing on over 8 years of Bodywork experience fusing Thai Massage and Structural Integration techniques with the advanced hands-on assists from the Forrest Yoga practice. He has experience in working with physical disability and complex injury needs and can tailor his sessions for beginner students and advanced students that are looking to realise the next stage of their power.

Finlay continues his training with a rigorous daily practice and regularly travels around the world to work with other leading Forrest Yoga teachers and with his teacher, Ana Forrest, herself. As an assistant to Ana Forrest, he has learned how to construct sequences that are highly intelligent and congruent with the needs of the individual coupled with compassionate hands-on assists that will make you feel safe and guide you into feeling your body in a new and exciting way.

You can now practice online with Finlay via Mat2Mat.com, an online Yoga platform. He has recorded workshops and classes of all levels and themes so no matter where you are in the world, you can get some great medicine at home.

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Upcoming Events

  • Asia Tour - Jakarta
    • 14/10/2016 - 16/10/2016
    • Join me for a weekend in Jakarta with:
      Intro to Arm Balances

      Journey to the Core

      Forrest Yoga Inversions

      Heal Your Back

      Unlocking the Hips

       

      Contact Bliss Wellness Co for booking information!jakarta


  • Asia Tour - Malaysia
    • 21/10/2016 - 23/10/2016
    • Explore lightness and strength in arm balance, abdominal exercises and strong yoga poses, at the same time learn how to heal your body. Join Forrest Yoga Workshop With Finlay Wilson on 21,22 & 23 October 2016 at iSpirit Asia Kuala Lumpur Malaysia. A great class for all levels of yoga practitioner, modifications will be offered for a variety of levels.

      EVENT DESCRIPTIONS
      Event Category: Yoga Workshop
      Language: English
      Presenter: Finlay Wilson
      Duration: 3 days. Total 21 hours
      Level: All levels
      Contents: Practice & Theory
      Certification: Students will receive official certificate of attendance from iSpirit Asia upon completion of the sessions.
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      Day #1: 21 October 2016 Friday

      9:00am to 12:00pm: Intro to Arm Balances
      Explore lightness and strength in arm balance and handstand transitions as we deconstruct and play with some very fun Yoga poses. Suitable for all levels! Challenge yourself to ask the question, “What part of this can I do?” and then delight in what you achieve!

      1:30pm to 4:00pm: Journey to the Core
      Our core extends from pelvis to the head, an area with numerous connections. Holding the major energetic centres and chakras this is an ideal place to focus our breath for Yoga Therapy. Exploring abdominal exercises and strong poses we will get warm and look at connecting to this power centre, creating space in the abdominals to create a reflexive and responsive abdominal and core.
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      Day #2: 22 October 2016 Saturday

      9:00am to 12:00pm: Forrest Yoga Inversions
      In Forrest Yoga, we use intense poses to sparkle up our blood and to excite the body. Nothing is more exciting than inversions, turning the world on its head and changing your perspectives physically. Using Forrest Yoga sequences we will stabilise the shoulders, strengthen the core and work on ways to break the anxiety around going upside down by using very safe inversions. Once we have established some foundations, you can play at your level with what would work best to bring aliveness into your body.

      1:30pm to 4:00pm: Heal Your Back
      Many of us suffer from back pain, and as a result can approach back bending with a degree of apprehension and anxiety. This workshop will break through this by teaching you poses and breath work to bring space and healing to your back. Learn how to revitalise and strengthen your back in order to heal and bring freedom from back pain.
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      Day #3: 23 October 2016 Sunday

      9:00am to 12:00pm: Acro-Edge
      Combining intelligent sequencing, partner balance and flying therapeutics this workshop offers students of all levels the change to work together to build strength and community together. Learn clear cueing, safe spotting and basic – intermediate acro balance and have a blast!

      1:30pm to 4:00pm: Unlocking Hips
      Unlocking The Hips: Using breath and Forrest Yoga sequencing we will begin to unravel the tension around the hips and low back. Through standing poses and some of the exquisite Forrest Hip openers you will go deeper into your hips than before!malaysia


  • Warrior of Light Retreat - Chiang Mai
    • 27/10/2016 - 30/10/2016
    • Warrior of Light Forrest Yoga Retreat

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      Join me for an energetic fusion of intelligently sequenced Forrest Yoga classes, Pranayama, Yoga Nidra, Journaling, Ceremony and intention setting practices. Use this time in paradise to connect to the parts of you that need more energy and strength and to set aside the internal battles that keep you stuck. Unleash your warrior aspect.

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      Retreat includes :
      – airport transfers
      – 3 nights accommodation (either twin sharing or single)
      – all healthy meals with produce from the centre’s organic farm(3 dinners, 3 breakfast, 3 lunches)
      – 1 x 60 Thai massage
      – morning yoga practice, meditation and journaling sessions
      – guided village walk
      – organic farm tour

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      Prices:
      870 USD (early bird), 1000 USD (standard) – twin sharing fee.
      1020 USD (early bird), 1200 USD (standard) – single occupant fee.

      Spaces limited. Contact info@aimyoga.co

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      For more information, please check this poster!