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“Fáilte! Find out more about me, Kilted Yoga, my classes and workshops and my musings on the blog. ”

– Finlay Wilson

About me – The Kilted Yogi

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Kilted Yoga has launched me and my practice into the spotlight with over 100 million worldwide views of my videos from the original Kilted Yoga video on BBC The Social to campaigns with companies and other Kilted friends. Kilted Yoga was released as a book in October 2017 and has been attracting people’s attention to yoga, Scotland and a healthier way of being and thinking.

I am a certified Forrest Yoga teacher, Forrest Yoga Guardian-in-training and Senior Yoga Alliance teacher. Currently, I am based in Dundee and am the co-founder and principal teacher of Heart Space Yoga & Bodyworks. You can find my weekly classes there. I began yoga in 2007 following surgical procedures on both legs and used Yoga for my rehabilitation. I have completed over 1000 hours of training with Forrest Yoga Certification Programmes along with over 1000 hours of Ashtanga and Vinyasa training. As well as my weekly classes, I also lead classes all over the world, post classes online at Mat2Mat and Youtube, hosts online courses on Tint Yoga, presents at yoga conferences and performs asana demonstrations at events and fundraisers. I am really passionate about working with children and young people and the Young Yogis Project, has been my passion project for the last 5 years, bringing free Yoga to toddlers, children, teenagers and young people with special needs and disability in Dundee.

In the Yoga room, I am quite hands-on,  drawing on over 10 years of Bodywork experience fusing Thai Massage and Structural Integration techniques with the advanced hands-on assists from the Forrest Yoga practice. Through my own rehabilitation physically and mentally, I feel like safe therapeutic touch was a cornerstone in my development and I delight in sharing that when I travel and teach. 

I strive for a rigorous daily practice that allows me the chance to connect to myself on a daily basis. You can follow along with my yoga practice on my Instagram where I post daily updates, tips, and revelations that I have along the way.

For the last two years, I have spoken publicly and online through BBC The Social on LGBT issues, Male Mental Health, and the issues around suicide. This is something I am passionate about being a voice for and the book, Kilted Yoga, has opened the doors for me to speak to people about how a yoga practice can help you with mental health struggles but also about how to get fierce about what you are passionate about, even if that is your own healing.

 

You can now practice online with me via Mat2Mat.com and Tint Yoga. I have 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

  • New York, Kilted Yoga Book Launch
    • 27/03/2019 - 08/04/2019
    • I am so psyched that Kilted Yoga will be getting published in the USA and Canada. I am heading through to New York for the book release on the 6th of April which also happens to be the Tartan Day Parade. I will be travelling through on March 27th until April 8th and would love to meet you, connect in collaboration in some way, or even get some recommendations of where to go and what to see.

      I will publish a bit more of my itinerary when it is solidified but check through the other events to see some of the workshops you can attend, including my first even class in New York at Brooklyn Yoga Project.

       


  • Can't See the Woods For The Trees - Workshop at Alo Soho, NYC
    • 28/03/2019
    • In a busy world, it is hard to see our gifts and strengths when we are pulled in so many directions. Use this practice to celebrate your practice and take delight in some of the challenges that come from going inside. This Forrest Yoga class will focus your attention, connect you to your body, and root you in the present, in tune with your unique gifts and talents.

      Booking information TBC

       


  • Paths of the Forrest: an Intro to Forrest Yoga
    • 29/03/2019
    • This is a really exciting event as my first teaching workshop in New York City as part of my trip for Tartan Week and my official book launch date for the USA! Lets use this as a way to connect, meet on the mat, and then lets sign some books afterwards and we can talk shop!

      This 90 minute workshop will teach some of the basic moves explored in Forrest Yoga to support the body in a different way while sharpening mental acuity through an intent that will go deeper throughout the class.

      Finlay (visiting us from Dundee, Scotland) will be in New York for a week to celebrate the launch of the US edition of his book, Kilted Yoga: Yoga Laid Bare, as well as Tartan Week.

      To learn more about Finlay, click here

      To learn more about Forrest Yoga, click here

      The first 5 students to sign up save $15!

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      BOOK HERE


  • Kilted Cocktails
    • 02/04/2019
    • Kilted Cocktails – Meet and Greet

      2nd April, Bar Veloce, Hell’s Kitchen, 862 9th Avenue

      New York, 10019 7.30pm

      Join us for this fun event at Bar Veloce where we get to meet, have a cocktail (or mocktail) and pick up a signed advance copy of Kilted Yoga.

      Book Here


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