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THE STUDIO

My intention was to create a warm, light and calm studio, where it is possible to leave behind the hustle of your day and arrive fully and completely on your yoga mat, in the Now. My hope is to offer a space which is nourishing, inclusive, and vibrant - where all people are welcome and free to explore movement, breathing and the magic of yoga through a lens that suits them best. I dream of building a yoga community that honours tradition, but dances in the continuous ebb and flow of the present moment. A space that offers both a connection to the outer and the opportunity to look to the inner. The space was built, rooted in the following values: 

Connection. Compassion. Community.

CLASSES

I offer multiple classes per week (around 10), no two the same, but can be split into two styles: 

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PILATES

Core. Mobility. Stability. Flow. 

This class is a members favourite! A contemporary Pilates class which integrates the Matwork method with intuitive movement and inspiration from the Reformer. Detached from any perfectionism, this approach to pilates centres the ‘feeling’ and the ‘why’ rather than the aesthetics. This class will help you feel the immense potential of your deep core, stay connected to your body as you move, and be more supported in your joint and spine function. Always sequenced to an epic playlist, this class is low impact, yet high energy. This class is a strong workout, but with heaps of soul.

 

Please note, due to the strong core work in this class, I do not recommend for pre and newly post natal clients.

 
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REST

Soft. Nourishing. Restful.

Gentle, soft ripples of movements and deep, slow breathing and deep stillness.  This class reminds me of gentle water - less resistance, more allowing; less gripping, more sensing; less clenching, more unlocking. Candlelit, heated floors with ambient sounds, perfect for in the evening, to prepare the body, mind and nervous system for a restful sleep. This class is deeply intuitive and completely open to all levels. It is a deep embodied rest practice. 

A lovely pre and newly post natal option.

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VINYASA FLOW

This signature style seamlessly links breath to movement and rhythmically flows between each posture. The class is playful, creative, invigorating, fluid and seeks to build strength from the inside. Sometimes there is a peak posture in mind, but mostly it plays in the moment to moment experience of yoga. A little bit of experience may be required before your first Vinyasa Flow (but feel free to reach out directly). 

Dynamic. Creative. Fluid. Strong.

 
 
 
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BEGINNERS

The beginning of your yoga journey.

The beginners classes are taught in an inclusive, open and welcoming environment and are delivered in more of a workshop style, so that you feel comfortable and safe to ask a question if you need too! These classes are designed to help you establish the foundations of your own unique practice. They also might be a great opportunity to refresh if you have not practiced for some time or are recovering from an injury or post natal.

 
 
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A small and inclusive space. The class size allows me to teach in a way that pays great attention to detail and ensure everybody in the class feels included and noticed. 

The best quality yoga mats, cork blocks, organic cotton bolsters and straps all provided, so you can arrive with just yourself. 

+ top quality pilates mathwork equipment such as hand weights, chi-balls and resistance bands.

Underfloor heating (yes, it is a complete game changer - savasana on a warm floor?!)

Neals Yard essential oils diffused throughout.

A light filled, airy open space, with warm, soft lighting and filled with plants - no mirrors sorry! So you can focus on the journey inward rather than looking out (we spend so much time doing that in life as it is).

Top quality Sonos sound-system to create soothing sounds - the building has been insulated SO much so it is very quiet and still. Music is part of the class experience. 

Filtered water and herbal organic (Yogi Tea) tea provided - stay for chat with your cuppa.

High quality and heart felt teaching - yoga has expanded from my yoga mat into all aspects of my life and I live and breathe the practice. I am continuously investing in and undergoing additional training in the discipline of yoga to ensure you are in good hands.

Please ensure phones are off or silent (no vibrate), so we all stay in the experience and are not distracted by the external.

No shoes in the studio please.

THE SPACE

 

COVID AWARE

I endeavour to keep us all as safe as possible in the studio. The following measures are:

Hand sanitiser when you enter the space.

Natural ventilation and airflow via a swivvle velux window

Yoga mats are appropriately spaced out, and the studio is operating at a reduced capacity.

There is a separate toilet in a different building (a separate entrance to the house), where you can wash hands with water and soap too should you wish. 

I deep clean all the mats, props and studio after each class with (non-toxic, eco friendly) disinfectant and mop the floor.

No hands on assists at the moment.

Water is provided, but please bring your own reusable bottle if you have one. Tea cups are cleaned properly after each class with boiling water and disinfectant. 

If you feel unwell, I ask you kindly to not come to class in the studio and stay home and rest.