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Yoga classes

I teach in Abingdon and Oxford. My classes are open to all, from beginners to more experienced students, and taught in a relatively slow 'hatha' style - beginners are always welcome. Two of my classes are ultra slow and gentle, and are aimed at older students and anyone with health issues looking for extra support and encouragement.

If y0u have specific health issues, I am also able to offer Yoga Therapy sessions (one to one) in my home studio in north Oxford (or your home by arrangement) on Monday, Thursday and Friday afternoons.

On Mondays, I offer two classes in Abingdon at 12pm and 7.30pm, in roomy studios: all levels welcome. Drop in any week. 

On Tuesdays, I offer a new ultra slow and gentle class in Summertown at 2.30pm 'yoga for health', plus a class in the city centre for Oxford University staff and friends at 6pm.

On Wednesdays, I offer three classes in Abingdon: a  ultra  slow and gentle class at 3.45pm, plus two after work classes at 5.15 and 7.15pm.  Booking is essential for these small group sessions in the Sanctuary at St Ethelwolds House where numbers are limited to eight. 

DATES

The autumn term starts on Monday 9th September and runs every week up to Christmas.   For more 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 yoga@lucytennyson.com 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

  • A slow flow

    A flow sequence consists of a series of linked postures that follow on easily from each other. Ideally, they are based on the breath, so that the pace and intensity is regulated in a natural flowing way. Moving with the breath also helps focus the mind and aids concentration. At...


  • Every breath you take

    It’s not surprising that the 1984 Grammy award winning song by the Police Every Breath You Take struck a chord with many people -  aside from its pop credentials, I wonder if its lyrics  strike a particular note, too. It is unusual in being a song that talks about the...


  • Can yoga help us age well?

    We all want to grow old gracefully … remain fit and active into our later years in order to get the most out of life. A lot of claims are made for the benefits of yoga: it may not prevent wrinkles and grey hair, but what is certain that a...


  • How to get more out of your yoga

    If you want to get the most out of your yoga I believe that one of the key things to do is learn to notice what is going on in your body. We spend so much of our time in our heads, we’re not so good at observing ourselves physically....


  • A 20 minute practice to try at home

    Here is an outline of a basic practice to get you started at home. You can add your own variations at each stage. A good way to start is lying down on your mat with the knees bent and feet hip width apart. Let yourself sink down into the floor...