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Yoga classes

I teach in Abingdon and Oxford. On Mondays, I offer classes in Abingdon at 12pm and 7.30pm.

On Tuesdays, I offer a class to Oxford University staff at 6pm.

On Wednesdays, I offer two classes at 5.15 and 7.15pm.

DATES The next term runs from 4th June to end July. The autumn term starts on 10th 
September.
 See the classes page for more details. Timetable of classes

My philosophy is you don't need to be bendy to do yoga! In fact, quite the opposite, it's the stiff and creaky among us who stand to benefit the most. I strongly believe that yoga should be for everyone, of all ages and all levels of fitness. I teach in a gentle hatha style that is ideal for beginners, sports people with tight muscles, and older students, as well as more experienced students seeking a deeper practice. It's never too late to start  Read more about yoga here.

Cost Drop in  £10, but I offer a 'pass' which works out at around £8 per class, bookable in advance. If you are interested in one-to-one, or small group teaching, please get in touch, especially if you have health issues. Email [email protected] or call 0771 520 7784

Special rates for students in full time education who come with a parent. I have four mums and daughters currently coming to class. Dads and sons where are you? Come and try a class!

See below for my latest weekly class blog

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    We are focussing on sun salutations at the moment to celebrate mid summer. India’s prime minister Narendra Modi was photographed leading dawn yoga for a gathering of 50,000 people on Thursday to mark the fourth International Day of Yoga on the 21st. The Hindu nationalist leader has incorporated yoga into...


  • How to help sore muscles

    Sore muscles can come about as the result of any new or unaccustomed activity, and that’s just what happened to me by overdoing the kayaking on holiday in Greece.  I turned to the NHS website for help, which has a section on post-workout soreness, medically known as ‘delayed onset muscle...


  • What does being 'good' at yoga mean?

    The answer I believe is very little. It’s like asking ‘am I good at’ breathing or walking, or  even living. The reason I’m posing this question, is that I bumped into a former student who told me that one reason she felt no longer able to come was that everyone...


  • What is viniyoga?

    This week, I shared some of what I learnt on a yoga retreat near Oxford, taught by Michael Hutchinson and Elizabeth Murtha. They are teachers from the Society of Yoga Practitioners, who follow the Indian teacher Krishnamarcharya. This great early 20th century Indian philosopher and yogi studied many of the...


  • Pose of the month: Parsvottanasana

    The standing head to knee posture is an intense asana, requiring good balance, strong yet flexible leg muscles, and awareness of your alignment. After a warm up sequence that includes plenty of stretches for the legs in downward dog and some standing warriors, come to standing in the middle of...