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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

  • A simple pose that goes deep

    Hero pose (in Sanskrit known as Virasana) is a simple seated pose, and a good way to start your personal practice. It can be done sitting on the heels, or made kinder on knees and ankles by sitting on two or three blocks placed between the ankles; the feet should...


  • How to release tension from the inside

    The psoas (or more correctly two connected muscles making up the iliopsoas) is a long muscle running from the lower spine down through the pelvic area to its other attachment on the thigh bone. There’s one on each side. It’s large and important muscle involved in flexing the hip joint,...


  • How yoga can help us de-stress

    We all know that yoga – along with other forms of relaxation – can help with reducing stress levels. Stress is a normal body reaction to a sudden increase in demand when the brain perceives some kind of threat. The reactions include sweating, increased heart beat, the release of sugar...


  • The importance of stretching our hip joints

    There are lots of good reasons to do hip-opening poses – they help improve posture, enable us to walk or run more easily, and can sometimes help ease back pain. Our hips tighten up if we spend long periods sitting down, and yoga can go a long way to reverse...


  • Take a deep breath

    We breathe every moment, every day of our lives, but often pay little attention until we step into a yoga class. Breathing exercises (pranayama) are regarded as important as physical postures (asana) and are an important stage towards meditation. In daily life, without being aware of it, it is easy...