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Winter class timetable

Below you will find the timetable for classes running at Yoga Mama. This timetable comes into effect on Monday 2 November. Courses last for 7 weeks, unless otherwise stated. Go to live schedule and booking.


DayTimeCourseTeacherDurationCostMonday18:45 - 19:45NEW Pregnancy PilatesRachelOngoingClass passMonday20:00 - 21:00Pilates RehabRachel7 weeks£98Tuesday10:30 - 11:30NEW Mum and Baby YogaHajni7 weeks£98Tuesday18:45 - 19:45Pregnancy YogaClaireOngoingClass passWednesday09:15 - 10:15Tai ChiEnid7 weeks£98Wednesday10:25 - 11:25Tai 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£98Thursday18:00 - 20:00Stress Management Workshop (5 November)Marygrace1 day£30Friday09:00 - 10:30Ashtanga Yoga ledCherie7 weeks£112Friday11:00 - 12:30Baby Massage
starts 27 NovemberHajni3 weeks£45Saturday10:00 - 11:00Pregnancy YogaCh…

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

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Different types of yoga

I am often asked what is the difference between the various styles of yoga. Now that could take a long time to describe and, indeed, I might not be the most qualified person for the job, as it is a vast subject. Generally speaking any yoga where you practice Asana (poses) and Pranayama (yogic breathing) is Hatha yoga.

This is the most common form of yoga practised in the West and has many forms. Here is a brief outline of some of them:

Ashtanga (vinyasa) yoga:
Ashtanga yoga originated in Mysore and is a dynamic flowing form of yoga. Synchronizing breath and movement. Heating the body from the inside out, purifying the blood and removing toxins

Iyengar yoga:
Many poses in the BKS Iyengar system are similar to those of Ashtanga. The focus in this practice is on alignment and poses are sometimes held for long periods of time. The use of props is encouraged in this type of yoga.

Yin yoga:
Yin yoga focuses on opening the deep connective tissues and joints. It is a slow practice but works really…