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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. In addition, I run two ultra gentle classes 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 an ultra gentle class  in Summertown at 4.15pm 'yoga for all', and a class in the city centre for Oxford University staff and friends at 6pm.

On Wednesdays, I offer three classes in Abingdon: an ultra 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. 

See classes page for more.

DATES

The current term runs until the end of July, and classes restart on Monday 9th September.  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

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    Forward bends create length and space in the spine, counteracting compression, and help in releasing the lower back muscles. They vary from easy - we can even do one lying on our back by bringing the knees in for example – to strong when coming down from standing. Although they...


  • Are you sitting comfortably?

    It’s called Sukhasana in Sanskrit, which translates into English as easy sitting pose. But for most of us it ain’t easy at all. In fact, before long you might find that your back starts to ache with the effort of sitting up straight, knees starting to protest, and nerve tingling...


  • Yoga Fundamentals Week 10 - mind, body and spirit

    The week’s theme was loosely entitled the philosophy of yoga – an impossibly vast subject to cover in a lifetime, let alone a single class. The yoga we practise in class – hatha, or forceful yoga – has come about through a meeting of ideas from west and east. And...


  • Yoga Fundamentals Week 9 - philosophy


  • Yoga Fundamentals Week 8 - restorative

    When life is racing, and there never seems enough time, the odds are your mind is over active, which can make it hard to switch off and relax. Restorative yoga can provide that off-switch we need, making it easier to rest and recuperate. If you have  problems sleeping, then a...