9:30am - 10:00am Hatha Yoga Flow
7pm - 8:00pm Vinyasa Flow
7pm - 8:00pm Hatha Yoga Flow
8:15pm - 9:15pm Yin Yoga, Yoga Nidra and Gong Bath
9:30am - 10:30am Beginners Gentle Hatha Yoga Flow
6:30pm - 7:30pm Beginners Gentle Hatha Yoga Flow
8pm - 9pm - Yin Yoga, Yoga Nidra and Gong Bath
9:30am - 10:45am - Themed Hatha Flow Yoga
Class descriptions below. Please be aware that during this period of Online classes I am currently unable to accept new students. If you have practiced with me before either here in North Somerset or in Sardinia then you are welcome attend. To help you decide which class is most suitable for you please read the descriptions below. Or contact me for friendly guidance.
Whilst online classes only are running you can use and existing pass to book classes. After that you have two options: One off class is £7 or a block of 5 for £25. Both of these can be bought at checkout just select Pay with a Plan.
Payment can be made when booking via card using a secure third party provider. Alternatively payment can be made in via direct bank transfer (BACS) to:
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Account No:10334917 (Please ensure you use YOUR NAME as reference!) Cancellations accepted up to 24 hours before start of class, after this time payments are non refundable.
I am also currently offering 1:1 Private Classes in my Clevedon studio for existing students only. Provided you are well, you are welcome to book a session. There is enough space in the studio to afford safe social distancing.
Pricing is as follows: - £45 for 1.5 hours includes detailed follow up summary email and where relevant short videos. For NHS staff or those experiencing severe hardship please contact me and we can organise either a reduced fee or a PWTIS - Pay When This is Over! Together we will work it out. To protect my own health and energy and ensure I can continue to offer a high calibre service I will be limiting 1:1 sessions.
Hatha Yoga Flow
A light hearted, gently flowing class to start your week, (now repeated midweek too!) . Each class uses a simple intention or theme, and features alignment focussed asana (physical poses) and simple pranayama (breath practices), variations are offered to suit every level. Expect slightly longer holds in poses (typically 5 breaths), to enable you to refine alignment, cultivate steadiness and ease and really connect to the anchor of the breath.
(Suitable for all levels of age and ability, modifications and props used to ensure everyone can participate fully.)
Gentle Beginners Yoga
This class is ideal for complete beginners or those looking to return to yoga after a break and seeking a gentle class. The focus falls on basic poses and simple flows with emphasis on correct, healthy alignment. You will be guided through sequences designed to develop strength, flexibility and calm - the class ends with a restorative savasana - relaxation.
Vinyasa Flow Yoga
Vinyasa is made up of two sanskirt words, nyasa meaning to place and vi meaning special. In this style of yoga creative flowing sequences are linked with the breathe. The more energetic practice warms, strengthens and extends the body, effectively releasing tension and creating space as we head towards a 'peak pose'. We close by surrendering to a deliciously restorative savasana.
(Alternative poses and modifications with suitable props and assists are offered throughout however this class may not be suitable for complete beginners or those dealing with injuries - if unsure please contact me to discuss.)
Themed Hatha Flow Yoga
Looking for something a bit different? Evoking the archetypal energies of the Gods and Goddesses of the Hindu Pantheon and weaving their mythical stories into our yoga practice creates a really special class and allows us to deepen awareness of the qualities the deities represent within ourselves. A different theme is introduced every 30 or so days, aligning with the moon's sequence. The class combines storytelling, pranayama, asana, mudra, kundalini kriyas, mantra and and guided meditation.
(Suitable for all levels, alternative poses and modifications will be offered to enable everyone to enjoy and fully benefit from the class.)
Yin Yoga, Yoga Nidra and Gong Bath
Tune in on Wednesday and Thursday evenings for a new offering. This hour long class will begin with a series of yin based poses. Yin poses are floor based stretches held for 3-5 minutes which target the fascia (connective tissue which sheaths the muscles and organs.) This fascial web as well as causing physical restrictions and imbalances can also restrict how our energy flows. This energy, referred to as chi (or prana), effects how we feel, move and function. The practice of Yoga Nidra is yogic sleep. You will be gently guided towards a state of consciousness between wakefulness and sleep. It is said that 20 minutes of Yoga Nidra can be the equivalent of 4 hours sleep due to the deep state of relaxation it offers. And finally, during the last 10 minutes of class you will rest in this hypnagogic state whilst bathed in meditation gong sound waves. This beautiful instrument has been used for thousands of years and the vibrations it creates can help reduce stress and promote healing.
Shiva Shakti Vinyasa Flow Yoga (this class is currently not being offered online)
Taking inspiration from the ultimate union of Shiva and Shakti, the masculine and feminine energies are reunited in this weekend class. Energetic sequences fuel our inner fire, creating heat in the body, building strength & stamina and leading to a peak pose. The path home flows with Shakti's luminous softness. Deeper stretches, heart opening asana and restorative pranayama.
Time is allocated in the second part of the class to focus more deeply on a specific asana or pranayama. Exploring various techniques this is an opportunity to advance your practice with the help of assists and props to facilitate the journey.
A releasing savasana or yoga nidra closes the class.
(This class is a little more challenging and therefore only suitable for those with some yoga experience. As with the Themed Class expect to encounter asana, pranayama, mudra, mantra and occasionally simple kriyas.)
Aerial/ Anti Gravity Wall Yoga (this course has been postponed until September).
A form of aerial yoga using fabric hammocks suspended from the wall. Rather than being a new craze or attempt to make yoga fun and fashionable, the practice of using ropes and slings to develop and refine alignment and aid healing was first discovered by BKS Iyengar, one of the founding fathers of modern yoga and the teacher who developed the props we now take for granted! Classes will blend mat work with the use of the wall hammocks and will be limited to 6 participants. This is a 4 week course spanning 5 weeks beginning 31st March. There are two classesd each Tuesday, you can book onto 4 in total, 1 per week provided there is space. Please purchase your class pass before booking.