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.
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.
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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