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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

  • Use the breath to de-stress

    Dealing with the stress of everyday life plays a crucial part in staying well, both mentally and physically. We all know that the mind and body are interlinked, and this linking (or yoking) of the two in yoga practice helps make it distinctive from other forms of exercise. Indeed, the...


  • Ease is as important as effort

    One thing I’m sure we all find easier is to engage muscles – to do something active like a posture such as downward dog -  than to relax or meditate. While we can be itching to work out on the mat, we can then find it hard to give ourselves...


  • 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...