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
Posture of the month - reclining hand-to-big-toe pose Over the last few weeks, we have been thinking about our legs, from the foot and ankle up, and practising one pose in particular, Supta Padangusthasana. I have trouble pronouncing the Sanskrit with this one! So let’s call it reclining hand-to big-toe-pose,...
We began last week’s class with thinking about how we use the breath, taking time to explore the simple action of inhale/exhale, and how movement follows the breath, and not the other way around. Taking the simple example of just inhaling the arms up and exhaling down: we start breathing...
Most of us suffer from lower back pain at some point, perhaps after lifting something heavy, gardening, or sitting at a computer for too long. Even yoga can set off a dull ache if we push ourselves too hard. Last week’s class took a restorative approach, thinking of back care...
It might sound obvious, but one of the biggest obstacles to home practice is finding space. This was even an issue several centuries ago. The classic 15th century Indian text on yoga the Hatha Yoga Pradipika is one of the major sources on how to practise yoga for modern day...
Last week we focussed on the autumn equinox, when night and day are equal in length, marking the change in seasons from summer into autumn. Reflecting on that in our yoga practice, we explored balance, and how we can become more grounded to prepare for the winter months. Where better...