Thank you especially for the kindness, peace, concern and friendship you’ve given me these last many months of what has certainly been a challenging pregnancy. Without your class to look forward to each week – where both the relaxation of yoga and the wonderful exchange between us moms-to-be helped me cope enormously with the stress life threw at me – what would I have done? You’re a truly caring person, Laura, and the women who attend your classes are lucky to benefit from all you offer as a teacher and friend.
Liz Egre teaches Seniors Yoga on Mondays 10:15 to 11:30am.
Larissa McGoldrick is a certified level 2 Iyengar Yoga teacher with over 15 years experience from the USA. She is also a nationally licensed and certified acupuncturist with a busy private practice in St Albans. her studies include many years under the tutelage of acupuncturist and Taoist priest Jeffrey Yuen in New York City. After many years as a dancer teaching and performing internationally with the Merce Cunningham Dance Company in New York City she changed her profession to alternative health. She was a core teacher at the Iyengar Institute of Greater New York and coordinated the Iyengar Yoga program at Columbia University in New York City. Her main senior Iyengar teachers include the late Mary Dunn, Richard Ward, Gabriela Giubilaro, and Alaric Newcombe. In July 2009 she spent a month in Pune, India, at the Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute where she studied directly with Geetaji and Prashantji Iyengar.
Dorit fell in love with Nia at her very first class in Cape Town while visiting family. It was a ‘coming home’ to her body and even though at that point, she had no intention of teaching Nia, after six months back in London, she felt compelled to train as there were no classes or teachers in London. Dorit became a Nia teacher in 2005 and it changed her life. She is so happy to have found this joyful sensory-based movement practice that support herself and others in living connected to their body
Anahata has been practising Dance, Pilates, Yoga and Meditation for many years. Drawn to the studies of Vedanta Philosophy, Integral Yoga and Bihar School of Yoga, she discovered the healing powers of the breath and became a teacher of Yoga. She qualified in Pilates & Yoga for children and adults REP Level 3 BWY. She trained with Swami Vedantananda Saraswati of the Bihar School of Yoga and Ashtanga Yoga with John Scott and Sri Pattabi Jois, and has developed her own style of Core Strength Yoga. Since 2004 she has been focusing on bringing Yoga into the curriculum, teaching at Schools and Colleges, students and staff and continues her work to bring Mindfulness and Yoga Core Strength into the Community (also teaches for MS Society). Ana teaches the weekly Teens Yoga class and a Monthly Core Strength Workshop.
Heidi qualified with June’s School of Yoga to teach yoga to children and teaches the Kids Yoga class on Thursdays 2.00 – 2.30pm.
Nicky Frewin attended her first yoga class whilst working as a dancer in Lisbon, Portugal – learning that not being able to understand nor speak a word of Portuguese was not an essential criteria for her first yoga experience! Years later, and after many a yoga class at The Yoga Hall, Nicky and her family discovered Big Dog Little Dog and they all completely fell in love with it. After attending many workshops, Nicky decided to train to teach this yoga herself, to spread this family yoga joy to many other local families. Nicky also finds yoga often sneaks into her other work as a Creative Dance Teacher!