Where and when

Monday morning online: 0930-1030, Mindful flow,
beginners to intermediate level 

Monday evening: 1800-1900 (starting June 2021),
Mindful yoga, relaxation and inner stillness,
beginners and intermediate levels 
Marwood Community Hall, Nr Barnstaple

Wednesday morning, 0930-1100
Scaravelli-inspired yoga,
a gentle class for beginners and those wanting to start and deepen their practice working with a beginner’s mind.
Tarka Clinic, Paiges Lane (behind M & S), Barnstaple, EX31 1EF

Wednesday evening, 1805 – 1905:
Mindful yoga flow,
intermediate level and beginners who like a physical challenge. A mindful flow class to explore movement, stillness, relaxation, breathwork, emotion and wellbeing.
Tarka Clinic, Paiges Lane (behind M & S), Barnstaple, EX31 1EF

Booking a yoga course

If possible, it’s worthwhile trying to commit to a half-term block of yoga classes. This is usually between 5-7 lessons. It takes time, motivation and a certain amount of self-discipline to learn anything new. So a short spell of dedication to your yoga practice means you are more likely to witness more progress and tangible benefits. It also means you will show up, rain or shine!

My yoga classes in North Devon tend to fill up quickly, so I give priority to those people who want to come each week. If a class is full, I can put on you on a waiting list until a space becomes available.

How much?

All classes are £8 per session. Please contact me if you would like to book onto a course, want to start halfway through, or cannot make all of it. I would much rather you practise yoga, than didn’t.

Come and try out a class on a drop-in basis before you decide whether to commit to a course. Please contact me to see if there is space available.

What is different about my yoga classes?

I am inspired by teaching yoga as a practice of mindfulness and mind-body awareness. Although you may only be in a yoga class for 60 minutes or so, that is time enough to stretch and relax into the body, find your breath, listen and honour whatever you are feeling, and reshape habits of stress, anxiety and expectations. It follows that in doing so, we cultivate happiness, freedom and more ease within ourselves. As we move mindfully with our breath, yoga helps to reshape and relax stiff, immobile, or tense muscles, improves body confidence, resets emotional and physical balance and increases mental focus, intention and wellbeing. As such, each class is different and unique to you – a inner and outer journey in self-awareness, resetting our relationship with ourselves with compassion and self care.

You do not have to keep up with the person next to you (or yourself) or aspire for yoga perfection in performing complex body shapes! Instead, you will be able to let go of becoming something else, and enjoy the freedom of relaxation, acceptance, contentment and enjoyment in being as you are. Classes are always friendly, supportive and peaceful with one-to-one attention to support you to develop your yoga practice with appropriate challenges.  

What do I need to bring?

I provide yoga mats and blocks at my home studio classes. You will need to bring along your own mat at all other classes. Please bring along a blanket for relaxation, wear loose comfortable clothing and avoid eating a heavy meal for a couple of hours before.

One-to-one and small group Sessions

You may want to start, refresh or deepen your practice on an individual basis. Maybe, you have specific health concerns you want to address, or feel it’s time to develop your yoga practice and explore aspects such as mantra, meditation, inversions, backbends, pranayama and so on. I am always happy to teach you at my home studio, or else at your home, either on a one-to-one or two-to-one basis or with a group of between 3 and 6 friends. Please contact me, if you are interested in having individual or small group yoga classes in North Devon around the Barnstaple, Bideford, and Great Torrington area. Private sessions cost £45 for one hour.