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Yoga classes

ONLINE YOGA

I am now teaching three classes a week online using the Zoom application. It's easy to use and if you have done some yoga before drop me an email using the contact form and I'll send you details.

Beginners

If you are a complete beginner or haven't done much recently, and like to try a 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.

My classes

Normally, 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).

The levels below are just a guide, as all of my classes are taken at a relatively slow pace, especially suited to the Zoom format where I limit numbers so I can still give tips and advice to you individually as we go.

ONLINE YOGA

Mondays Level 1  12pm-1pm 

Tuesdays Level 2  5pm-6pm

Wednesdays Level 3  6pm-7pm

DATES

This timetable will run through May and June. It may be possible if the current regulations change to teach outdoors in the summer.   

 You can see my normal timetable here 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.

See below for my latest weekly class blog

  • An earth salutation for the Equinox

    Sunday this week marks the second point of the year when the night and day become equal in length, and we slip into the darker days of autumn at the September equinox. We did a grounding and balancing sequence this week, drawing on the symbolism of Tadasana or Mountain Pose,...


  • How can yoga help with back pain?

    A quick straw poll in this week’s classes showed that around two thirds of  you suffer from back pain at some time. Me too. I’ve been seeing the same chiropractor since 2001, and today she put me right yet again – it’s my tight ligaments that are often to blame....


  • Yoga in a heatwave!

    As thunderstorms break out this weekend, it is hard to think of some of the lovely sessions we’ve been having outdoors just days ago. Pictured below is the final posture in this week’s class, half moon pose, beautifully demonstrated by my Wednesday class at St Ethelwolds. It is a demanding...


  • Don't forget you need your feet!

    Proper alignment of the feet in all yoga poses is key to a good yoga practice. Try and spend some time grounding though the four corners of the feet (the big toe mound, the baby toe mound, the inner heel and the outer heel), lifting the arches, and equally distributing...


  • Why beware of yoga on the web

    The web can be a useful source of ideas for a yoga practice, but much of the content is of course unregulated. Sequences shown can be very strong, and difficult to safely adapt to a level that might be more suitable for you. Most of the videos feature demonstrations by...