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
2-3.15pm Afternoon yoga (all levels) St Ethelwolds
6-7PM Hatha flow (all welcome) Zoom.
From 19th October, at 3.30-4.45pm (slow) and 6pm-7.15 (all levels) St Ethelwolds
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
I like to begin my yoga practice slowly, beginning with some gentle movements to prepare the body for stronger work later on. I believe these first 15 minutes or so do far more than just warm up the body for exercise – they also allow us to make a mental...
The Hatha Yoga Pradīpikā (or Light on Hatha Yoga) is a classic Sanskrit text written by Swami Svātmārāma, who incorporated older Sanskrit concepts into his popular synthesis in the 15th century. It is one of the three classic texts of hatha yoga. It details the techniques of the main practices...
We all know we spend too much time sitting down. You’ve probably heard that “sitting is the new smoking” — the looming health risk in the computer age. A proliferation of studies over the past decade has linked prolonged stretches of sedentariness to an uptick in the risk of diabetes,...
There are many benefits to going upside down in yoga – but beware, inversions are not for everyone. It’s a contentious issue in yoga circles, but some believe injuries that result from long term practice of postures such as headstand and shoulderstand include compression of the upper spine and impaired...
Vinyasa in traditional yoga means a gradual progression or a step-by-step approach that systematically and appropriately takes a student from one point and safely lands them at the next point. It is sometimes described as the “breathing system,” or the union of breath and movement that make up the steps....