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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.
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
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...
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,...
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...
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...
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...