Reconnect With Yourself.

Nourishing mind and body using yoga and mindfulness as your tools to improve health and wellbeing.

Improve the quality of your breath, move better and quiet the mind with an integrated/holistic approach.

On-line yoga schedule

Monday 9:45 - 11:00 AM ~ Hatha yoga and mindfulness

Tuesday 1:45 - 3:00 PM ~ Gentle yoga

Wednesday 8:00 - 8:30 AM ~ FREE mindful breathing

2nd Thursday of the month 8:00 - 9:30 PM ~ Monthly restorative yoga workshop

Saturday 9:30 - 10:30 AM ~ Hatha yoga and mindfulness

Hatha Yoga

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Weekly on-line classes plus monthly restorative yoga.

Courses & therapeutic workshops for beginners, yoga4health, stress & anxiety, yoga in the workplace and mindfulness also available.

Yoga For Health

Ältere Gruppe bei gemeinsamer Meditation und Entspannung im Fitnesscenter

The Yoga In Healthcare Alliance Yoga4Health Programme is an NHS endorsed 10 week course.  Available either via your GP, link-worker or self-referral.

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Teen Yoga

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Fun, fluid, rhythmic. De-stress and re-energise, calm and soothe.  Evidence based yoga. 

FREE tasters available.

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Yoga Therapy

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Complimentary to other western approaches to mind and body disorders, yoga therapy provides you with the support and a safe environment in which to heal.

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My Approach

 

Accessible yoga for all

My approach is to educate as well as guide and encourage. Through moving  your body within safe limits, you will de-stress and be soothed which in-turn will settle your mind. You will become more mindful, become more aware of your breathing and how you move both on and off the mat. As a result, you will improve your physical, mental health and well-being.

 

BWY Yoga Teacher, Teen Yoga Teacher and Yoga Therapist

Having taught yoga for many years, I have developed my own unique style drawing on many influences and have studied in depth how/why yoga works both physically, emotionally, mentally and spiritually. This has led me to teach more intelligent yoga, designed to heal and aligned to your individual need.

I therefore offer options to suit everybody. Depending on your characteristics you may need a little bit of gentle encouragement to go a bit deeper or if you are naturally very competitive then an option where there is less doing is probably more beneficial.

 

Be curious

I encourage you to be curious and experiential while you practice. Moving how nature intended and let go of precision which in many cases is not helpful.

Through a regular yoga practice, you will improve your core, your posture, your flexibility, strength, mobility, and mental state.

Beneficial if you are experiencing chronic pain including back pain, arthritis, or fibromyalgia. Helpful for those wanting relief from the symptoms of stress and anxiety or depression or for those recovery from illness or injury.

Every class includes mindfulness and restorative relaxation designed to soothe the nervous system.

 

Evidence based yoga proven to work

Science and extensive controlled studies are now confirming what the ancient yogis knew, yoga heals and yoga is an effective healthcare intervention. Drawing on the available evidence and advice; I deliver yoga that is proven to work.

If you are in doubt then please get your doctor’s advice before coming to practice.

Currently, I'm teaching courses, workshops and teen yoga drop-in either privately or group classes, on-line, in studios or in the workplace.

Yoga4Health Practitioner

Be your own teacher

Jo is the best yoga teacher I have experienced in all my years of practising yoga.

She is clear in her instruction & incredibly knowledgable; during each session she explains how and why each aspect, pose or movement benefits the body, soul and mind.

Jo is passionate about empowering everyone In the class to become their own teacher.

In a nutshell Jo is a warm, approachable & an extremely knowledgeable professional.

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