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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
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...