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Yoga classes

I am now on holiday for August. I am teaching some outdoor classes on an ad hoc basis on Mondays and Tuesdays in Abingdon and Oxford.

My teaching term restarts on 14th September, and I hope to be able to offer you a choice of online classes using  Zoom, and indoor studio classes run according to Government regulations. 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).

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.

From 14th September I am planning to teach as follows:

ONLINE YOGA Mondays 7-8.15pm 

STUDIO DATES  Abingdon on Mondays 12.30, and on Wednesdays at 5pm and 7pm; and in Oxford on Tuesdays at 6pm    

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

See below for my latest weekly class blog

  • Pose of the month - camel

    Camel pose helps increases flexibility in the spine, stimulates the nervous system, opens the chest and shoulders, improves circulation and digestion, and stimulates the thyroid gland.  Like all back bends, it can be stimulating and boost blood flow to the face, for example – perhaps giving us all better complexions!...


  • What is face yoga?!

    What is face yoga? I’m sure the ancient yogis of India weren’t doing it, but face yoga is one of the newer trends to hit the world of modern yoga. Danille Collins has been running open workshops (see photo below) for the last few years at the Om Yoga Show...


  • A powerful earth salutation

    Those of you who come to my class regularly will know that there are many different kinds of yogas – that’s one of the great things about it – and that I like to borrow from various traditions. Last week, it was the four part breath of nature from Tai...


  • A safe way to forward bend

    Most yoga classes will include one or more forward bends. There are different kinds, and we do them because they create length and space in the spine, counteracting compression, and help in releasing the lower back muscles. They look simple, but I believe present just as much as a challenge...


  • Why we need strong muscles

    Most of us come to  yoga to stretch and become more flexible -  not realising it’s just as important to tone up and strengthen our muscles as well. We need strong and healthy muscles to move; to lift and carry things, or do exercise. It’s just the same when we’re...