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Women's Hiking & Yoga Event 24th March

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Get yourself into hiking and yoga! Both known for their benefits to your fitness as well as your overall health: it s a useful tool for managing stress, moods and making it to the summit.

We are excited to annouce our sister company 'Women Want Yoga' with special hiking and yoga trips. A large number of our community love to get outdoors, go hiking and also enjoy the benefits of yoga.

Women Want Yoga is literally a 'sister' company . Founder and Hiking Leader Monique joins with Qualified Yoga Teacher. Naturopath and sister Yvette Farmer. With their combined qualifications and skills, the aim is to incorporate special events throughout the year to combine the two loves.

To start off the Hiking and Yoga Women's Trips we will be heading to Woronora River in Sydney, NSW.

Woronora River is situated Sydney South in the Sutherland Shire. It has a number of fabulous bush trails and tracks that make their way around the river and valley. It s the perfect place for a relaxing walk and yoga in the hall by the river post hike.


ABOUT:

Date: Saturday 24th March 2018

Where: Woronora River Park. Meeting in the Car Park

Meeting Time: 7.45am to leave at 8am for the hike.

Finishing time: We finish the hike at 9am and yoga finishes at 10am.

Hiking Grade: Easy (some uneven surfaces)

Walking Distance: 5km bush circuit loop - 1 hour walking

Cost: $43 pp + booking fee.

Style of Yoga: Gentle Flow (very easy class suited for beginners)


We are walking 5km through the Nature Reserve in Woronora River. The trail starts from Thorpe Road and follows the water pipe up the hill. We then take a circuit walk crossing Forbes Creek Trail through a mix of fire trails and smaller single tracks. There are some hills involved but nothing too strenuous. (Leave your matt at the hall before the hike, you don't need to carry it!).

Post hike at 9am we will arrive back at the yoga hall for 45 minutes of Gentle Flow - Vinyassa style. The class will be a slower and cooler pace style of yoga but no less of a challenge. You will be taught the foundations of a vinyasa flow practice including physical alignment, core stability, breath work and how to bring your mind body breath into present moment awareness.

After yoga we are providing a healthy morning tea with fruits, fresh healthy cakes, dips and more. We cater for vegetarians, gluten free and other dietary requirements.

If you feel like a swim, the river is perfect for a quick dip. Please bring a towel and swimmers. There are change rooms and bathrooms in the hall.

WHAT TO BRING:

  • Water bottle (2L water)
  • Small day pack
  • Yoga Matt
  • Yoga towel (small towel)
  • Clothes/tights for yoga. You can also walk in the same pants
  • Closed in shoes for walking. (joggers are fine for this trip)
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Swimmers
  • Towel
  • Camera
  • Raincoat

*Note: If you do not own a yoga matt we will be brining a few spares. Please let us know upon booking as we only have a few.

WHAT S INCLUDED

  • Insurance
  • Hike and Yoga class
  • Morning tea
  • Coffee and tea


Please contact Monique on 0403918346 if you have any questions or email: womenwantadventure@outlook.com.

We look forward to hosting this special yoga and hiking morning and meeting all the ladies.




FAQs

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

There is plenty of parking at the Woronora Park Car Park. Head to the Woronora RSL for your directions and the park is opposite.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Please call Monique on 0403918346 or email us at womenwantadventure@outlook.com

What if it's raining?

Women Want Adventure trips go ahead in all types of weather, unless electrical storms.

We will notify you if there are changes to your trip. Please pack a wet weather jacket or even an umbrella!

What do I wear?

Please wear comfortable walking clothes and inclosed shoes. Please also bring a hat and sunglasses. If it's hot it will be great to go for a swim, so swimmers is a good choice. It is best to wear tights for yoga that can bend and stretch.

I have never done yoga before, will it be hard?

Yvette is creating a very beginner style class for the group. You do not have to hold every pose. Think of this class like a great stretch after an hour of walking.

How old do I have to be to attend?

Women Want Adventure Trips are for ladies over the age of 18 years.

Cancellation Policy:

We hope you do not need to cancel your trip, however if cancellation takes place the following will apply:

  • More than 30 days before the trip there is no charge
  • 29-15 days before the scheduled trip there is a 20% administration fee
  • 14 days or less before the scheduled trip the full fee will be charged (100% of the participant cost).

Please be aware that if a participant cancels their trip once it commences or they do not show they also forfeit their full trip cost. Late arrival of a participant or participants on the day may also forfeit the full trip cost. Women Want Adventure may reduce, transfer or waive the loss of fee for any reason at their sole discretion.

In the event of adverse weather conditions, Women Want Adventure reserves the right to change, alter or cancel this trip in the interests of client safety. Women Want Adventure will notify all participants as soon as possible on the day.

Cancelation due to weather:

Participants will hear from us if we need to cancel the day due to the weather. Participants must assume the day is going ahead if they do not hear from Women Want Adventures otherwise. If participants cancel their trip on the basis of weather (and we have not cancelled it ourselves) no refund will be given. If weather conditions cause us to cancel the trip we will offer alternative dates however if this option is not possible for participants refer to the Women Want Adventure Credit and Refund Policy.

* All prices are per person and listed in Australian Dollars (AUD). All prices shown are GST inclusive where applicable.

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