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29 Nov 2018

The event, supported by Ashford Place, took place over the summer on Thursdays after the free yoga sessions for beginners. This was a beginner taster session with the idea of seeing if yoga would be a good fit for people suffering with early stage dementia.

People from...

27 Nov 2018

The event, funded by The National Lottery Fund and supported by Cricklewood Library #whatsthestory, took place over the summer on every Thursday for 12 weeks. This was a beginner taster session with the idea of seeing if yoga would be a good fit for the new Cricklewood...

13 Jun 2017

So many of us want to try yoga and sense it will be good for us but secretly feel daunted by the idea of showing up to our first class. It can feel quite overwhelming in the beginning having no idea who will be your fellow class mates, and seeing lycra clad, flexible a...

15 Nov 2016

Last weekend I had the good fortune to expand my knowledge of how to teach yoga to seniors. This Certificate course has confirmed some ideas I already had as well as learning new techniques for this growing area, where there is such a need as well as a big demand. Seve...

3 Nov 2016

Some asanas are what I call gateways to further asana variations and Kapotasana pigeon pose is one of those. "Resting Pigeon" as in this photo, is wonderful after strong standing asanas or it can be more dynamic with a back bend, so there are adaptations for the differ...

3 Nov 2016

As I continue teaching in the community it has emerged that many are unable to balance for any length of time. This is becoming more and more important in the classes I teach. I watch with great satisfaction as all my students gradually gain a degree of balance as each...

1 Nov 2016

Om trayambakam yajamahe
Sugandhim pushtivardhanam
Urvarukamiva bandhanan
Mrityor mukshiya mamritat


Om. We worship the three-eyed One (Lord Shiva)
who is fragrant and who nourishes well all beings.
May He liberate us from death for the sake of immortality
even as a cu...

20 May 2016

NEW classes at Ashford Place (, Cricklwood for residents and local people; the classes are for people that are new to yoga and maybe wondering if this could be something for them. These classes will aim to build stamina and strength as w...

20 May 2016

Well this is a new venture as this is my first post. I am recently qualified and working in the North West part of London aiming myself at the older community in the area. There is a huge need especially in Brent for these classes to enable people to go out, move and h...

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