“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

  • Our World Forrest Yoga Workshops: Changing Times
    • 25/02/2017
    • 10am – 12noon
      Therapeutic Backbending – Tame the Pain, £25.

      Many of us suffer from back pain, as a result can approach back bending with a degree of apprehension and anxiety. The workshop will break through this, by teaching 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 pack pain.

      1pm – 3pm
      Unlocking the Hips, £25
      Using breath and Forrest sequencing we will begin to unravel 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. An amazing experience.

      An extra workshop…..
      FREE to those who buy both above workshops and only £10 if you buy 1 or choose to pick this one only.

      ** If you buy BOTH above workshops the price is only £40, plus we’ll put on a light lunch at the studio for you for free! (Vegetarian)

      Death Meditation
      3pm – 4pm, £10 or FREE

      Looking at the involved process of meditation. After the first session the body and emotions will be open ready to receive the gift of this process work.
      The death meditation is an intense process that cuts through the mental garbage giving you the opportunity to check out what’s hanging out on your tree of life. This session will get you razor sharp focused on what really matters to you.


  • Om Yoga Show Glasgow
    • 25/03/2017 - 26/03/2017
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      Saturday 25th March

      Boisdale Workshop Room

      14.00 – 15.30

      Forrest Yoga Inversions with Finlay Wilson

      All Levels

      £10

      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.

       

       

      Sunday 26th March

      Boisdale Workshop Room

      14.00 – 15.30

      Unlocking the Hips with Finlay Wilson

      All Levels

      £10

      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! Suitable for all levels.


  • Flovibe Festival
    • 02/06/2017 - 04/06/2017
    • A weekend to dip into yoga masterclasses, dance and movement workshops, lakeside revelry and treatments in the woods. When twilight comes, get your groove on and let your spirit soar to spellbinding musicians and DJs.

      A team of movers and shakers came together to create FloVibe for like minded people. Born out of a desire to be wild and live well, to create empowerment through mindful movement and nourishment from the inside out. An open-hearted weekend of indulging your inner child at the start of the summer, a place to reconnect with yourself and others.

      FloVibe is about discovery, designed to nourish and re-energise mind, body and soul, without a week of recovery. We’re a ‘hybrid festival’ because we believe life is all about balance, you’ll get to experience all the benefits of mindful living in a festival setting far away from city life. We believe that to be truly well we need to be in it together. This festival is for everyone, bringing people together to rest and play, side by side. Bring the family with you, there will be kids yoga, storytelling, crafts and games for them to enjoy.

       

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      WORKSHOP 1 · FORREST YOGA INVERSIONS

      In Forrest Yoga, we use intense poses to excite the body. Nothing is more invigorating 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.

      WORKSHOP 2 · 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!