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Yoga classes

I teach in Abingdon and Oxford on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

On Mondays, I offer three classes in Abingdon at 12pm, 6pm and 7.30pm.  see classes page for more.

On Tuesdays, I offer a class in the city centre to Oxford University staff at 6pm.
Plus a new class for the over-50s  in Summertown at 4.15pm open to all, including beginners. This is also aimed at anyone with health issues that might prevent them joining a regular class.

On Wednesdays, I offer three classes in Abingdon: an ultra gentle class at 3.45pm, plus two after work classes at 5.15 and 7.15pm.

One to one I will be able to offer a yoga class to one or two people in your home in the Summertown area from January.

DATES The current term runs until Wednesday 19 December, and the next starts on 7 January 2019: For full details click 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

  • Now is the time you need to practise!

    Now - just when you might feel busier than ever - is the time you need to find time for a yoga session. As well as stressed, it’s easy to get over-tired, and then become more vulnerable to bugs and colds as our immune systems take a dip. Class numbers...


  • How to practise inversions safely

    Forward bends and down dog are both Inversions, as are stronger poses such as shoulder stand, or legs up the wall, when the legs are held higher than the heart. The benefits are said to come from the affect on venous return – the way de-oxygenated blood drains back through...


  • Key tips for good posture

    None of us are born perfect, and none of us are the perfect shape. But we can all work towards finding the perfect posture to suit each of us. The spine does an amazing job in enabling us to walk upright rather than using all-fours, and we often pay the...


  • Why we end with a twist

    You may have noticed that we tend to do twists later on in class, sometimes just before relaxation as we did this week. This is because they are neutralising poses, helping the body to recover from a sequence of stronger poses, such as cobra and wide legged forward bends this...


  • Poses for sleep and back care

    This week, we enjoyed a calming session of deep stretches designed to help us relax and prepare for a good night’s sleep. You can do these any time in the evening to suit you, and before an evening meal if you tend to eat later. Afterwards, I would try and...