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
This week’s practice featured the yoga pose the eagle, known in Sanskrit as Garudasana. Garuda was a mythical bird, eager to help humanity fight against demons. The word is nowadays usually rendered into English as “eagle”, though it might better be translated as “devourer” in line with mythology. The name...
Pranayama (which roughly translates from Sanskrit as breath control) is one of the eight limbs of yoga outlined in ancient texts such as the Yoga Sutras. Meditation is another, along with asana (or posture) although this Sanskrit word originally meant holding a steady and comfortable seated position, and not the...
I’ve been stressing the importance of improving the strength of our feet and ankles in recent weeks. Encased in shoes, our feet and toes are little used most of the time, causing the muscles to weaken, which in turn puts more pressure on our knees and hips when we practise...
Bridge pose is one of those yoga asanas that everyone can practise together regardless of their level of fitness. I like to introduce it near the end of a class when the muscles of the back and legs are nice and warm, and we can get maximum benefit from it....