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For information about yoga classes in Abingdon and on Zoom, read on ....

I teach in a relatively gentle 'hatha' style to suit all ages and levels of fitness, and welcome beginners. I have been teaching yoga in Abingdon for 12 years. And more recently online using Zoom. 

ABINGDON YOGA 

Practise in the beautiful setting of the garden of the St Ethelwolds retreat centre in central Abingdon: Every Wednesday at 5.15 pm (drop in welcome)  Come and join us!

The current timetable below runs until 6 July 2022. From 27 July, through the summer until September, I will be offering drop-in classes in the garden on Mondays at 2pm and Wednesdays at 6 pm. No need to book.

Monday 2-3.15pm Afternoon yoga (all levels)in the studio at St Ethelwolds (outdoors if fine)

6-7PM Hatha flow (all welcome) online Zoom.

Tuesday No classes at present

Wednesday yoga in the garden at 5.15 - 6.30 pm;
yoga in the studio 7-8.15pm

See below for my latest weekly class blog

  • 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...


  • 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...