Rest & Rise

Your simple & reliable online self-care platform. Gentle morning practices and a monthly deluxe restorative evening retreat.

Why Join the Rest and Rise Community?

Rest and Rise is an online platform offering weekly morning practices designed to start your day gently, connecting to yourself and dropping into your body.

All of our online practices are accessible to everyone.

Guided by Lizzie McGhee and Noelle Harrison, Rest and Rise aims to inspire you to move through your days with intention, clarity and authentic self-expression.


From Monday to Thursday inclusive we invite you to join us each morning to practice with us.

Our weekly classes will also be available on live replay if you miss a session and wish to practice on a different day.

And on the last Sunday of every month, we invite you to join us for a deluxe restorative retreat each one specially created to time with the seasons.

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Standard Membership: £22.99

Low Income membership: £16.99

We also offer pre-recorded series of classes in different practices to collect as Yoga Box Sets. 

Our practices include:

Gentle Yoga 

Yin Yoga

Restorative Yoga

Guided Meditation


Experienced & Professional Teachers

Our Schedule

Mondays with Lizzie: Morning Yin 7.45am-8.15am

Stretches, awakening movement and breath-work

Tuesdays with Noelle: Meditate and Journal 7.45am-8.15am

Meditation and prompted morning journaling

Wednesdays with Lizzie: Rise 7.45am-8.15am

Energising gentle flow yoga and breath-work

Thursdays with Noelle: Morning Pages 7.45am-8.30am

Stretches, visualised meditation, free writing and optional tarot guidance

Monthly Restorative Evening Retreat

October: Samhain Retreat 31st Oct 8.00pm

Celebrate Samhain and join our virtual circle where we will undertake an evening of profound self care and ritual.

Our evening combines the powerful release of Restorative Yoga and breath-work, and the intuitive insight of meditation, as well as self-reflection through journaling. And a sprinkling of ritual as well! 

This is included in your membership for Rest and Rise.

If you are not a member but you would like to join the evening retreat, it is £22, purchasable below:

Discover Our Yoga Box Sets

Our pre-recorded REST AND RISE series offer different practices for you to collect and experience in your own time. 

Every month we will add another series so you can create your own box set of these different practices. 

Members of REST AND RISE receive a 30% discount on each series of pre-recorded classes. 


Our first box sets:

Yoga for Beginners with Lizzie

Journaling with Noelle

Available on October 12th 2021

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Choose the Membership That Fits You Best

Enjoy unlimited access to our live classes and cancel anytime you wish to. 

6 Months

Best Value


Cancel Anytime (low income options)

Meet Your Teachers

Noelle Harrison

A lifelong practitioner of yoga, Noelle Harrison is a certified teacher of vinyasa yoga, restorative yoga, menopause yoga, and yin yoga. She currently teaches CPD in Journalling for Yoga Scotland. 

Noelle is also a bestselling author. Her novels and short stories have been translated and published in thirteen different countries. Her forthcoming novel The Girl From Across the Sea will be published by Bookouture in November 2021.

Noelle combines the breath, body, and soul through gentle movement practices, guided meditations, and journaling. Her aim is to create restful spaces, while unlocking creativity to bring about greater connectivity with the self, calm, and clarity. 

Check out Noelle’s website to read more about her writing & books: 

You can follow Noelle on Instagram@noelle.harrison5

Twitter: @NoelleHarrison Facebook: @NoelleCBHarrison

Lizzie McGhee

Lizzie McGhee has been sharing her Yoga practice in the Edinburgh community, for over 4 years, having trained and initially taught in Copenhagen, Denmark. Lizzie has furthered her training through Yoga Educator, Eva Hamilton, taking her Yin Yoga and Restorative YTTs, which has allowed her to dive deeper into this introspective approach to living. 

Lizzie is also the founder and retreat host of Digital Detox Yoga Retreat Company- OFF GRID DIGITAL DETOX. Off Grid's vision is to offer the ultimate breathing space, an exquisite 'switch-off' through digital detox Yoga retreats, holding them in unique locations in rural Scotland.

Lizzie is also a passionate musician, singer and paddle boarder and believes in the power of finding your unique passions and sharing them!

Lizzie and Noelle are passionate about sharing nurturing yoga practices which bring a sense of balance, ease, and clarity into your life. 

We began Rest and Rise as we wished to create an online space for restful morning practices accessible to anyone. Simple yet reliable.

We have created our practices based on what we have found beneficial in our own lives from gentle movement, restorative yoga and yin to breath-work, meditation and journaling. 

We hope you enjoy what we offer you as guides as we look forward to holding space for you online. 

What do I need?

Watch this video for tips on what you might need to get the most out of the practices

Useful Props:

Yoga Bolster


Yoga Mat

Bed Pillows


Eye Covering

How Starting Your Day With Intention Can Change Your Life

Unlocks Creativity

Clearing the mind first thing in the morning can help to free up space for creative thought and inspiration. 

Decreases anxiety & depression

Starting your day in community with like-minded people can be a pillar in resilient mental health. Journaling, meditation and yoga are all proven to alleviate anxiety and depression.

Reduces stress levels 

Taking a pause to nurture yourself before the busy to-do list kicks in is essential to keeping stress minimal.

Improves attention & concentration

Focusing your mind through mediation and mindful movement, over time can increase concentration levels and clarity of thought.

You are the sky, everything else is just the weather

Pema Chödrön

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