Alice is a 5oo hour trained yoga teacher. She has been practising yoga for over 6 years and has been teaching a variety of yoga classes in Bristol for over two years. She started practising yoga to help with her joint problems caused by hyper-mobility. The more she practised the more it helped with her physical ailments and she found the benefits of yoga ran much deeper. Yoga has helped Alice to overcome trauma in her life and become a happier healthier person.
The atmosphere in Alice’s classes is relaxed. She encourages students to come and unwind, leave the outside world for an hour and enjoy connecting with body and breath. She treats each students as individuals and encourages them to work at their own pace and ability. Alice enjoys introducing yoga to complete beginners and get them started on their yoga journey.
Sharon first started practising yoga in 2012, having been drawn to it after suffering with spine and disc problems for many years. She holds the 200 hour Yoga Alliance Teaching Certificate with a particular emphasis on Sivananda yoga, a form of hatha yoga in which the training focuses on preserving the health and wellness of the practitioner and which revolves around frequent relaxation and emphasizes full, yogic breathing.
James has been practicing yoga for 7 years, initially drawn by the positive impact the
practice had on his insomnia and mental health. He has continued to see benefits physically and mentally, helping him to balance the strains placed on his body from years of martial arts training. He takes the practice into his daily life, bringing balance, clarity, calmness and creativity to a busy office job.
Megan has been practising yoga since the age of 15, when she found connecting to her breath and body with curiosity, creativity and compassion allowed her to work through a number of physical and psychological issues she was facing. Since then Megan has hungrily studied many elements of yoga, seeking to weave the medicine of this ancient system into her work as a modern day psychologist.
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Tia has been practicing yoga on and off since she first discovered it as a child, eventually developing a regular daily practice and a deeper connection to the meditative, emotional and energetic aspects of practice as well as the physical sense of wellbeing.
In early 2018 she found herself in a period of transition and realised that her yoga mat (and her guitar) were the two things that she chose to carry with her and return to each day. She also realised that her yoga practice, and the sense of peace and wellbeing she found it in it, was something she very much wanted to share with others. She then completed her Yoga Alliance certified 200hr YTT with Quaternity Yoga in the beautiful mountains and forest of southern Poland, focusing predominantly on Hatha Yoga, and on returning to Bristol also completed a 100hr Yin YTT with YUJMU.
She now teaches hatha and yin based classes, with a gentle, playful, inquiring approach, also often incorporating her other passion of music and sound.
Karis is a Bristol based yoga and natural wellbeing teacher.Yoga styles taught vary from a power vinyasa flow to restorative classes and yoga for family for children. Alongside yoga Karis teaches bushcraft and survival skills as well as food growing and healthy cooking.
Karis took her initial training in response to the needs of the community she was was working in at the time, where she came across many frazzled people in need of an activity which would make space in their minds and give suppleness to stiff bodies.
As a teacher Karis seeks to create a friendly environment where people feel empowered. Viewing a yoga class as a space where people take time to breath, connect and find release. She believes that these tools are essential so that people feel good about themselves and have ownership of their lives, going into the world as their own best version of themselves, spreading kindness amongst everyon
Sian was introduced to yoga at the age of 15 to help with exam stresses and worries. She immediately fell in love with the connection to breath and the way the movements made her feel, and started regularly attending classes, finding the practise improved her strength and flexibility in her dance classes. Most importantly noticing a dramatic and positive impact on her mental health and an increase in her ability to deal with everyday pressure. Sian’s teaching style brings together a unique combination of fun, dynamic flow and powerful postures, with the aim of helping students energetically connect to their bodies and minds, focusing on strength and confidence, making them feel at ease, and leave them feeling relaxed, empowered and enjoying every step of the way!
Niamh is a Bristol Based yoga teacher and Artist. Her classes offer a creative combination of dynamic flow, deep stretching and meditation. Her personal practice began through mediation for stress relief and developed through exploring various approaches to yoga. She completed her teacher training in Akshi YogaShala, Rishikesh, India and continues to develop her approach to learning and teaching yoga.
Her classes focus on play, encouraging each student to find intuitive movement in their own body, each practice is dedicated to creating a balance between effort and ease, building physical strength while also strengthening the mind, body, breath connection and surrendering to the present moment.
Kate discovered yoga in 2002 after the death of her partner, finding peace and acceptance through movement and breath. Yoga has been a part of her life since, helping to manage life’s ups and downs, including two pregnancies. Kate finds a huge amount of joy in practicing and teaching, being able to share her passion with others and see them develop. Kate is a 200hr vinyasa and hot yoga teacher, she is also a qualified Poppy Perinatal yoga teacher.
Kate offers a friendly, innovative and nurturing approach to yoga. Her classes are accessible to all from complete beginners to regular practitioners; she works with you and your practice. Be prepared to go to your edge and be supported with every breath.
Chris started practicing yoga in 2006, and was initially drawn to practice to support his mental and physical wellbeing, and for the calmness and presence of mind it brought. He is a qualified teacher to 200 hours, completing his training in Dharamasala India in 2014. His teaching brings a sense of play alongside traditional yogic practices and philosophy, through breathwork, meditation and mantra.
Cara is a Bristol based massage and bodywork practitioner. She specialises in Hawaiian Lomi Lomi Massage and Balinese Massage. She has worked as a retreat therapist, runs couples workshops and offers one-to-one coaching and massage for people wanting to explore body image. After completing her Hawaiian Massage Practitioner training at the UK training centre, 2014. She went on to study Balinese Massage at the Rahaysan Nyaman Institute of Healing Arts, Ubud, Bali.