I am now on holiday for August. I am teaching some outdoor classes on an ad hoc basis on Mondays and Tuesdays in Abingdon and Oxford.
My teaching term restarts on 14th September, and I hope to be able to offer you a choice of online classes using Zoom, and indoor studio classes run according to Government regulations. I teach in Abingdon and Oxford, and all are welcome from beginners to more experienced students. I teach in a relatively gentle 'hatha' style. If y0u have specific health issues, I am also able to offer Yoga Therapy sessions (one to one).
If you are a complete beginner or haven't done much recently, and like to try a Zoom class just get in touch. I will then arrange a chat on the phone and/or a one to one tutorial to get you started.
From 14th September I am planning to teach as follows:
ONLINE YOGA Mondays 7-8.15pm
STUDIO DATES Abingdon on Mondays 12.30, and on Wednesdays at 5pm and 7pm; and in Oxford on Tuesdays at 6pm
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See below for my latest weekly class blog
Yoga Fundamentals Week 4: Stretching Stretching builds upon our last two weeks’ themes of flexibility and strength. We need to think about all three when we move during our yoga practice. The order of things is generally first start to move gently, mobilising the joints and then warming up. A...
Yoga Fundamentals 3: Strength Strong muscles help us move more effectively, and support the joints. Working the muscles helps build and maintain bone density, and helps towards creating an overall sense of well being. The practice below works the leg muscles, particularly in the standing postures. Don’t forget to warm...
I took the breath as my theme for my first online class during this extraordinary time of lock down Britain. It underpins all that I do in yoga, and now it never has seemed so important. There’s discussion in yoga circles, and elsewhere, of how we can learn to use...
When done properly, Ujjayi (translated as “victorious”) breathing should be both energizing and relaxing. The sound of Ujjayi is created by gently constricting the opening of the throat to create some resistance to the passage of air. Gently pulling the breath in on inhalation and gently pushing the breath out...
Over the last term, I’ve introduced the Yoga Sutras, a collection of ancients texts written around 2000 years ago. Yogic philosophers outlined the principal of Ashtanga or eight limbs, a step-by-step path for purifying the body and mind. The ultimate goal: to help practitioners cultivate a steady mind, leading to...