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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

  • A 20 minute practice to try at home

    Here is an outline of a basic practice to get you started at home. You can add your own variations at each stage. A good way to start is lying down on your mat with the knees bent and feet hip width apart. Let yourself sink down into the floor...


  • India's Yoga Grandma

     V Nanimmal, thought to be the world’s oldest yoga teacher, has died in southern India at the age of 99. She was teaching right until the time of her death. Her Wikipedia entry says her yoga teaching began after an accident to her mother-in-law  made Nanammal realise that yoga could...


  • Why fascia could hold the secret to good health

    Our fascia is the network of connective tissue, primarily collagen, that runs throughout the body, attaching, stabilising and enclosing all our muscles and organs. Similar to ligaments and tendons in structure, it differs in that whereas ligaments join one bone to another bone, and tendons muscle to bone, fascia is...


  • Why going upsidedown can be bad for your eyes

    My approach to yoga is to try to ensure that the practice we do together is safe.  The level of serious injury caused by yoga is thought to be low - a 2014 analysis of 24,000 U.S. yoga goers (published in the International Journal of Yoga) found only 1 per...


  • What is Feldenkrais?

    Unlike yoga, the Feldenkrais Method does not require any flexibility, nor does it involve stretching or holding any positions. It also does not require any practice to learn postures. Instead of repeating and holding set poses as in yoga, in a Feldenkrais class participants explore gentle simple movements, which at...