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Yoga classes

I offer a choice of online classes using  Zoom, or indoor studio classes with limited numbers set by the venues to meet current Covid requirements. All are welcome especially beginners and those looking for good stretch and chance to relax after work. I teach in a relatively gentle 'hatha' style to suit all ages and levels of fitness. If y0u have specific health issues,  or would like individual classes tailored to suit you, I am also able to offer one to one Yoga Therapy sessions.

Beginners 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.  It's never too late to start whatever your level of fitness, or age  Read more about yoga here.

ZOOM ONLINE YOGA

Mondays 6-7 pm pm All levels, class limited in size to 12. 

ABINGDON

Mondays 2.30 - 3.30 pm:  Slow and Gentle Radley Village Hall.

Wednesdays 5.15 - 6.30 pm and  7 - 8.15 pm Abingdon (classes full)                

Thursdays 5.15 - 6.15 pm: New class! All levels  Radley Village Hall. 

OXFORD   NOA, Summertown, Oxford 

Tuesdays 6 - 7.15 pm: Hatha yoga, all levels welcome incl beginners

 For more details, timetable and prices click here

See below for my latest weekly class blog

  • 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...


  • Try sounding a victorious breath

    Pranayama involves working with the breath. It is made up of two Sanskrit words: prana meaning life force; and ayama, to restrain or control the prana, implying a set of breathing techniques where the breath is intentionally altered in order to produce specific results. One of the most common breathing...


  • The benefits of backbends

    Love them or hate them, backbends  elicit a strong response.  We often think of forward bends, or standing postures when we start practising yoga at home, but seldom opt for a backbend. They have many benefits, but they should be approach with caution, as are less used to using our...


  • Pose of the month - Dancer

    Many yoga poses are difficult to do, such as dancer’s pose which we practised this week. While standing on one leg, you have to reach back to hold the foot out behind you, pushing into this back foot to arch graceful forward.   But it really doesn’t matter in the...