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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 tale of lost keys

    A tale of lost keys I was just off to my first class of the week when I realised  my house keys weren’t in their usual place. A frantic 10 minute fruitless search later, I had to rush out, leaving the door on the latch. On my return, deep breathing...


  • A focus on the spring

    Yoga blog 23 January 2016  In last week’s class, we thought about  how the spine moves when we are doing yoga . A typical yoga class will include forward bends and backbends, as well as side stretches and twists. I usually start with a warm up on the floor, encouraging...


  • A focus on Bridge posture

    Setu Bandha Sarvangasana (Bridge Pose) is a beginners/warm up backbend that strengthens the legs and hips, massages the spine, and opens the front of the chest. Rather than rush into and out of it, it’s worthwhile spending more time exploring this asana. Start with a baby Bridge To begin, lie...


  • Two postures for healthy backs

    Thread the needle After gently stretching out in child, cat and downward dog - keeping the back as straight as possible  - come onto all fours in table top. Open up to each side in a twist, first lifting the right arm and gazing to the right, trying to stack...


  • Breathing in calm

    Breathing lessons It wasn’t a very scientific experiment of course, but when I asked people in class this week to count their breath rate the results varied enormously – from 5 to 20. This fits in with the general average, which is around 12 breaths per minute. As we age...