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Pregnancy Yoga Teacher Training: November 2015

13 - 15 AND 27 - 29 NOVEMBER 2105
Bookings are now being taken on the Yoga Mama November 2015 Pregnancy Yoga Teacher Training course. This 80-hour course, fully accredited by YogaAlliance UK is open to qualified yoga teachers and trainees and covers the following topics:

Asana, pranayama (breathing and relaxation techniques)Sequencing pre and postnatal classesThe dos and don'ts of pregnancy yogaPropping and assisting pregnant studentsPre and post natal anatomy for yogaCommon ailments associated with pregnancySetting up classes for pregnant students


The course costs £750. However, if you book and pay before 23 October 2015, you can take advantage of the early bird offer of £695.


For more information about the course, visit the Yoga Mama website.


To request an application form, please email


Once you have submitted your application f…

Restorative yoga: Is it time to slow down your hot yoga moves?

There was an interesting article by Peta Bee in The Times this week about the growing number of people who are turning to a restorative yoga practice.

It’s time to slow down your hot yoga moves by Peta Bee
Somewhere along its path to finding inner peace, yoga seems to have lost its way. For the past decade and more we have embraced the ancient practice in our droves. We have rushed from our high-pressured jobs and snatched time to keep up and it has progressed to being a gym-class staple with lightening pace. Getting ashtanga arms and a Bikram butt became our obsession as we pushed ourselves into postures more frenetically than its original devotees would have ever done.

Yoga is now suggestive of competitive stretching by lithe, super-bendy bodies and an emphasis on sweat. Yet just as we got used to the ever more dynamic downward dog, there is an opposing trend emerging among those who are trying to slow it back down.

Fed up with being wedged into a room packed to capacity (and beyond) …

Dreamy PJs for Yoga Mamas

Eight hour Studio is a beautiful luxury and contemporary range of sleep wear. Every item is hand made and constructed from 100% GOTS certified organic cotton. The fabrics are hand wood block printed using colours made from AZO free dyes.

Eight Hour Studio has an absolutely beautiful website. I shall definitely be looking them up when they are at The OM Yoga Show in London this October.

Autumn 2015 class timetable

New Yoga Mama class timetable comes into effect on Monday 14 September. Courses last for 7 weeks, unless otherwise stated.

DayTimeCourseTeacherDurationCostMonday18:45 - 19:45 NEW  Pregnancy PilatesRachelOngoingClass passMonday20:00 - 21:00Pilates RehabRachel7 weeks£98Tuesday10:30 - 11:30 NEW  Mum and Baby YogaHajni7 weeks£98Tuesday18:45 - 19:45Pregnancy YogaClaireOngoingClass passTuesday20:00 - 21:00Pregnancy YogaClaireOngoingClass passWednesday09:30 - 10:30Tai ChiEnid7 weeks£98Wednesday12:00- 13:00Postnatal PilatesRachel7 weeks£98Wednesday18:45 - 19:45Pregnancy YogaDianeOngoingClass passWednesday20:00 - 21:00Restorative YogaDiane7 weeks£98Thursday10:30 - 11:30Mum and Baby YogaHajni7 weeks£98Friday09:00 - 10:30Ashtanga YogaCherie7 weeks£112Saturday10:00 - 11:00Pregnancy YogaCherieOngoingClass passSaturday11:15 - 12:15Pregnancy PilatesRachelOngoingClass passSaturday14:15 - 15:15 NEW Vinyasa Flow YogaHajni7 weeks£98

Booking a class
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