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Yoga classes

I teach both online using  Zoom, and in the studio with limited numbers set by the venues to meet current Covid requirements.  I teach in a relatively gentle 'hatha' style to suit all ages and levels of fitness, and welcome beginners. If y0u have specific health issues,  or would like individual classes tailored to suit you, I can offer one to one Yoga Therapy sessions, either in person or via Zoom.

The next term of seven classes runs from Monday 2nd November until Thursday 24 December 2020

ALL CLASSES NOW ONLINE on Zoom DUE TO CURRENT LOCK DOWN 

Beginners If you are a complete beginner or haven't done much recently, and like to try a Zoom class just get in touch. I will then arrange a chat on the phone and/or a one to one tutorial to get you started. I personally find Zoom a  good alternative to studio classes.  Read more about yoga here.

ZOOM ONLINE YOGA

Mondays 9-10AM Wake up to Yoga! ( move + stretch + short meditation)

6-7PM Hatha flow (limited in size to 12, currently full). 

Wednesdays 6.30-7.30PM Midweek stretch (easy pace ending with a relaxing restorative posture)

Thursday 5.15-6.15PM (slow and gentle, end of the day relax and de-stress) 

 

See below for my latest weekly class blog

  • A great stretch for the legs

    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,...


  • How to breathe into your yoga

    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...


  • A soothing sequence for a stiff back

    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...


  • How to start practising at home

    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...


  • Think more about your feet

    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...