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Yoga classes

I teach in a relatively gentle 'hatha' style to suit all ages and levels of fitness, and welcome beginners. I teach both in the studio (from September ) and online using Zoom. 

I am now back in the studio at St Ethelwolds in Abingdon, on Mondays at 2pm,  and Wednesdays at 5.15pm and 7pm. In mid-October. I launch two new classes in October: A  slow and gentle class on Tuesday afternoons at 3.30pm focussing on movement and flexibility, and on Tuesday evenings at 6pm an after work stretch and relax suitable for all levels. 

I will continue to teach online using Zoom on Mondays at 6pm.

September 6th 2021 onwards:  timetable  

Mondays

2-3.15pm Afternoon yoga (all levels) St Ethelwolds

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

Tuesday

From 19th October, at 3.30-4.45pm (slow) and 6pm-7.15 (all levels) St Ethelwolds

Wednesdays

Studios classes at St Ethelwolds (enquire to see if there is a space) at 5.15 - 6.30pm and 7-8.15pm

See below for my latest weekly class blog

  • Warm up first for deeper and better stretches later

    Over the years, I have put increasing emphasis on starting my classes with a warm up that moves all of the main joints in the body, before we start to do any posture work, especially anything involving deep stretching. The Dru style of yoga has developed many “activations” which are...


  • Time to reflect

    When I was driving home after my teaching my last class of the week on a cold and clear night, the moon was rising, hanging on its side over Abingdon. It was beautiful and strangely calming, and I wondered how many other people were looking up and feeling the same...


  • 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...