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 mid June) and online using Zoom. I am now teaching Monday - Wednesday up to the end July.
I returned to the studio in mid-June at St Ethelwolds in Abingdon, with a new afternoon class at 2pm, focussing on movement and flexibility which welcomes beginners. The popular Wednesday evening classes start at 5.15pm and 7pm. Numbers are currently restricted to six. I teach online using Zoom on Mondays at 6pm (all levels), and Tuesdays 5-6pm (beginners/gentle/stretch).
I teach outdoors when the weather allows.
2-3pm Afternoon yoga ( move + energise + breathe) St Ethelwolds.
6-7PM Hatha flow (all levels welcome) Zoom.
5-6PM (slow and gentle + end of the day relax) Zoom.
5.15-6.30PM (slow and gentle + end of the day relax) St Ethelwolds
7pm-8.15PM (easy pace ending with a relaxing restorative posture) St Ethelwolds
Thursday no classes
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...