“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 co-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

  • Forrest Yoga Inversions, Dundee
    • 10/03/2018
    • In Forrest Yoga, we use poses to sparkle up our blood and to excite the body. Nothing is more exhilarating than inversions, turning the world on its head and changing your physical perceptions.
      Using Forrest Yoga sequences we will stabilise the shoulders, strengthen the core and work on ways to break the anxiety around the upside-down world by working on very safe, assisted inversions.  Once we have the foundations, you can play at your level with what would work best to bring aliveness to your body.
      Investment: £25 (£20 members)

  • Forrest Yoga Workshops, Houston Texas
    • 16/03/2018 - 18/03/2018
    • Feast for the Soul 
      Friday March 16th, 6:30 – 8:30 pm

      One of my favourite aspects of my Yoga practice is the deep sense that I am doing something healing on a profound level. There is release, relaxing and also playtime. This class will be a session that moves your blood, creates an opportunity to quantum leap your energy patterns through some of the delightful and challenging Forrest Yoga poses.

      Heal Your Back 
      Saturday March 17th, 9:00 – 11:00 am

      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.

      Forrest Yoga Inversions 
      Saturday March 17th, 2:00 – 4:00 pm

      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.  OPEN TO ALL LEVELS OF YOGI.

      Unlocking the Hips 
      Sunday March 18th, 9:00 – 11:00 am

      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!
      Open to all levels of yoga practitioner.

       

      Book online here!


  • Minneapolis Yoga Conference
    • 23/03/2018 - 25/03/2018
    • I am so excited to announce that I will be presenting at the conference this year in Minneapolis!

      Friday: Feast for the Soul 1.00-5.00pm

      One of my favourite aspects of my Yoga practice is the deep sense that I am doing something healing on a profound level. There is release, relaxing and also playtime. This class will be a session that moves your blood, creates an opportunity to quantum leap your energy patterns through some of the delightful and challenging Forrest Yoga poses.

      Saturday: Warrior of Light 10.30-12.30pm

      Use Forrest Yoga poses and intelligent sequencing to feel for the warrior energy inside of you. Connect to your legs, and your personal power and begin the journey to make peace with the battles inside of you and learn to take a stand for that which matters most to you.

      Saturday: Therapeutic Backbends 3.30-5.30pm

      Forrest Yoga uses intelligent sequencing and unique application of props to take back-bending to a new level. Explore deep backbends whilst creating support and space for the body, deepening your breath and investigating what it means to be struggle-free even in an intense place. This class is suitable for all levels and the therapeutic unwinding of the back will leave you feeling spacious and invigorated.

      Sunday: Journey to the Core 10.30-12.30pm

      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 on 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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  • Tribe Yoga Edinburgh
    • 07/04/2018
    • Journey to the Core 1.30pm

      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.

      This is not just a class doing abdominals…. though there will be a few!

      Ecstatic Heart 5.15pm

      The heart is wrapped in a casing, surrounded to a cage and adhered to the diaphragm. Working with the intent of exploring the heart, you will learn Forrest Yoga sequencing that will allow you to create a feeling of space underneath, around and in your heart. With your heart clear, you will be able to feel what moves your heart the most.

      This is a deep back bending workshop, taking you slowly and progressively through back bends in a logical and safe way to encourage the opening up around your heart.

       

      Book online here!


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