I teach in a relatively gentle 'hatha' style to suit all ages and levels of fitness, and welcome beginners. I teach both in the studio (from mid June) and online using Zoom. I am now teaching Monday - Wednesday up to the end July.
I returned to the studio in mid-June at St Ethelwolds in Abingdon, with a new afternoon class at 2pm, focussing on movement and flexibility which welcomes beginners. The popular Wednesday evening classes start at 5.15pm and 7pm. Numbers are currently restricted to six. I teach online using Zoom on Mondays at 6pm (all levels), and Tuesdays 5-6pm (beginners/gentle/stretch).
I teach outdoors when the weather allows.
2-3pm Afternoon yoga ( move + energise + breathe) St Ethelwolds.
6-7PM Hatha flow (all levels welcome) Zoom.
5-6PM (slow and gentle + end of the day relax) Zoom.
5.15-6.30PM (slow and gentle + end of the day relax) St Ethelwolds
7pm-8.15PM (easy pace ending with a relaxing restorative posture) St Ethelwolds
Thursday no classes
See below for my latest weekly class blog
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 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...
Some people like to cultivate yogic practices that are more in line with the lunar cycles and nature - the issue of the moon and its effect on mood has long been discussed in both the science and yoga worlds. In India, the full moon is referred to as the...
Last week, after a standing warm up, we came into Utkatasana, or chair pose. Here’s a reminder if you would like to try at home. Begin with a standing warm up, keep it soft and flowing as we did last week. Then come to standing in Tadasana. Inhale and raise...
We all need to do more to look after our feet. Proper alignment of the feet is key to good yoga practice – not only keeping us balanced and safely grounded to the floor – but also good for the health of our feet in general. Proper alignment includes grounding...