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  • Energy Leaks

    Over the next few weeks we’ll be looking at the idea of Energy Leaks. In the yoga system our practices (asana, pranayama, meditation) are designed to bring energy (prana) into the body: for vitality and for spiritual awakening. But this is all a bit of a waste of time if we then leak that energy […]

  • Why I Changed the Way I Teach

    Anyone who has been coming to my classes over the past 6 months has probably noticed a change. Gone is the strict alignment, holding poses for a long time, and rules – and instead a more exploratory, flowing style, with moments of stillness, and much more about getting students to feel what is right for […]

  • New Year Yoga Day Retreat

    A full day of yoga, meditation and mindfulness at the beautiful Swallows Oast near Ticehurst We’ll be looking at the idea of SANKALPA or intention to take with us into the new year. The day will include an overview of the yoga philosophy behind sankalpa and how it can help us in our modern lives. […]

  • Awareness: An 8 Week Course

    This 8 week course will look at ways in which to cultivate our awareness: of self, of others, of our relationships and with the world around us. We will be using guidance from modern mindfulness, classical yoga, universal teachings and Tantrik meditations to inform our exploration. Through a process of becoming embodied and noticing what arises […]

  • Mindful Parenting Workshop

    In this workshop a parent and non parent will share and explore how to apply the main concepts of modern mindfulness to common parenting issues. So, why am I, as a non parent getting involved in a workshop about parenting? Quite simply: because it is the number one issue that comes up each time I […]

  • Summer Class Schedule

    Over the summer, classes may be suspended during these quieter months, and also when I am on holiday. Please keep checking the online booking system and Facebook events for details. Holidays There are NO classes week commencing 6 August There will be SOME classes week commencing 15 September. Please check nearer the time Nuffield and […]

  • What brings you to yoga?

    January 2009. I remember having seen the sign on Northcote Road several times before it actually registered. On my way one Saturday to have lunch with my friend Liz, finally something clicked and without any logical or obvious reason, I decided I wanted to do the advertised Beginners Yoga Course. Over lunch, Liz shared my […]

  • Booking Class Passes Online

    I have had several requests for a step by step guide to booking class passes online – so here it is! This is for those wanting to book CLASS PASSES (5 or 10) 1) Click on the first class you want to attend (Thurs 6.30pm). Click One Yoga Class/ Class Pass Redemption £12 AND click […]

  • Returning Home: Yoga & Mindfulness Day Retreat

    A full day of yoga, meditation and mindfulness at the beautiful Swallows Oast near Ticehurst Under the theme of Returning Home, we’ll be using the retreat to explore what it means to come back to ourselves. Yoga and mindfulness provide philosophy, theories, tools and techniques for us to really tap into our current experience and […]

  • Yoga and Mindfulness for Mental Health Awareness Week

    It’s Mental Health Awareness Week 14-20 May so this week’s classes are focused on how our yoga and mindfulness practice can help with mental health problems. Experiencing poor mental health is not just for those with diagnoses of depression, anxiety or bipolar disorder. Although the usual statistic is 1 in 4 of us will experience […]