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Yoga classes

I am now on holiday for August. I am teaching some outdoor classes on an ad hoc basis on Mondays and Tuesdays in Abingdon and Oxford.

My teaching term restarts on 14th September, and I hope to be able to offer you a choice of online classes using  Zoom, and indoor studio classes run according to Government regulations. I teach in Abingdon and Oxford, and all are welcome from beginners to more experienced students. I teach in a relatively gentle 'hatha' style. If y0u have specific health issues, I am also able to offer Yoga Therapy sessions (one to one).

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.

From 14th September I am planning to teach as follows:

ONLINE YOGA Mondays 7-8.15pm 

STUDIO DATES  Abingdon on Mondays 12.30, and on Wednesdays at 5pm and 7pm; and in Oxford on Tuesdays at 6pm    

 It's never too late to start whatever your level of fitness, or age  Read more about yoga here.

See below for my latest weekly class blog

  • A simple breathing exercise to try

    There are many ways we can use our breathing to help us relax, especially during or at the end of a yoga class. One way of regulating the breath is to use a count. In my previous class blog, I described how we can use the fingers of the hand...


  • Count your way out of stress

      Counting is one of the easiest and most gentle ways of introducing a little meditation into our lives.Some of you may be put off by the idea of meditation, believing it more the province of Buddhists and yoga teachers; but in fact, it is a form of relaxation most...


  • A gentle standing sequence

    Many flow sequences such as salute to the sun can put a lot of strain on the wrists and arms. The standing flow sequence I taught recently can beĀ  taken very slowly and gently, and requires no downward dog movements. It was put together by a well regarded yoga teacher...


  • A workout for your feet

    Feet facts The foot and ankle contain 26 bones (One-quarter of the bones in the human body are in the feet.); 30 joints; more than 100 muscles, tendons and ligaments The main tendon of the foot is the Achilles tendon. There are three arches. The main ligaments of the foot...


  • Building up upper body strength for sun salutations

    The Sun Salutation (Surya Namaskar) is a mainstay of yoga classes everywhere. It consists of a linked sequence of asanas, moving from standing, through a lunge to downward dog, plank and cobra, and back up to standing. Although quite often offered as a warming up sequence, it should never be...