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Get the full therapeutic power of yoga with a private yoga class: work one-on-one with a qualified and experienced yoga teacher & osteopath from the comfort of your home

improve your fitness, soothe your aches & pains, manage your ailments, relieve your stress and tension. Or just enjoy precious moments of peace and tranquility – you set your goals, and together we build a tailored therapeutic programme to let you enjoy optimal physical and mental health

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Private Yoga Classes 
Targeted, Specific, Effective

While group classes are great for staying in shape, resolving pain and working with a specific health issue requires a more personalized approach focused entirely on your needs

A private yoga class gives you that extra level of specificity to discover your strengths, overcome your limitations and get you back to balance and feeling just great

A Functional Approach

We’ll take a functional approach to yoga, setting a clear purpose for each exercise and assessing its effectiveness according to the internal feel over and above the outward appearance

Working with this inner alignment you’ll practice within your own safe limits, while learning to reach beyond your perceived boundaries intelligently and effectively

Yoga For Your Health

From pain relief and improvements in cardiovascular, respiratory and digestive health to managing stress and calming anxiety, a sizeable body of evidence shows that yoga can heal you body, mind and soul

Yoga & Stress

A major driver of inflammation and pain, stress is behind many common ailments and is one of the top predictors for injury and ill health

Psychological stress sets off a cascade of physical chemical changes in your body impacting all your major organ systems, with consequences ranging from raised blood pressure and back pain to poor immunity and mood disorders such as anxiety or depression

Yoga has been shown to reduce stress, calm inflammation and relieve pain through its combination of gentle movement, breath regulation and mind calming practices

    How Can Yoga Help Me?

    Studies show that yoga can help you with

    strains & sprains anywhere
    back pain and sciatica
    neck pain, migraine & headache
    pain and stiffness from joint wear-and-tear
    fibromyalgia
    elevated blood pressure
    anxiety, insomnia, and much more …

    Private Class

    x1 session: £40
    x2 sessions: £70

    Private Yoga Programme

    Identifying Your Goals

    Before starting your private yoga session, it’s important to assess your objectives. Do you want to reduce stress? Are you hoping for a deeper practice? Is there a specific focus that would be beneficial for you such as back pain or improving flexibility?

    Setting clear and achieveable goals is a crucial first step in setting up a safe and effective programme for your maximum benefit

    Assessing Your Needs

    Following a full medical history we’ll use appropriate functional tests to assess you current level of fitness, mobility and health as a basis for designing your bespoke programme in accordance with your goals and objectives

    Free Initial Assessment

    To check the aptness of the programme for your needs and for more information contact me for a 30 minute online chat. The initial assessment is free of charge – and free from obligation!

    Designing A Bespoke Plan

    Every person is different and will have specific needs when it comes to their private yoga practice.

    Armed with a knowledge of your strengths, vulnerabilities and direction we can set about designing a tailored programme that is safe, beneficial and enjoyable, helping you get the most from your practice and feel motivated to achieve your personal goals

    Book Your Class

    Book A Session

    To book your class simply contact me to arrange an appointment

    Online sessions are run on Zoom

    Zoom is free to use. Just sign up, download the Zoom Client, and you’re good to go

    You’ll receive a meeting link for your booked session by email or messaging app of your choice. Click the link – and you’re in!

    You can join a meeting 15 minutes before the scheduled time, when you’ll be placed in a virtual waiting room and have time to set up your sound and vision and iron out any technical issues

    Ways To Pay

     Where possible, please pay by direct banking transfer (BACS). I’ll share my A/C details with you at the time of book your appointment

    Alternatively you can pay for your class with a debit or credit card or PayPal account if you have one using the facility below

    Online Private Yoga Classes

     

     

    Payments are managed by PayPal. PayPal accept all major debit & credit cards and you don’t need to have a PayPal account

    To pay with a card simply choose the grey “check out” button in the shopping cart, then enter your details

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Below are just a few of the most commonly asked questions about yoga and what it can do for you

    If you have any question about the programme, style of yoga or my approach, experience and qualifications, please ask away. I’ll be more than glad to clarify your doubts so you can make a fully informed choice and get the best out of the programme

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    Are the activities suitable for me as a beginner?

    Certainly. Yoga can be easy or demanding, gentle or strong, depending on your abilities, your needs, and also your preferences

    A major theme in yoga is right effort: yoga takes the middle path using a gentle but sustained level of effort which absolutely anyone can do. This fortifies your body without creating tension or strain

    What are the advantages of private yoga classes?

    Group classes are a great way to get fit, stay healthy and work with issues like stress reduction or elevated blood pressure. Pain, however, changes everything

    When there is pain private yoga classes offer you the best in safety and effectiveness

    Working with pain needs adequate examination, diagnosis and a targeted treatment plan that respects your symptoms and supports healing and repair

    When you’ve worked through the pain a group yoga class is a great environment for continuing to improve your physical and mental resilience

    Group classes are kept to 6 people max so you still get a top level of support

    Is yoga likely to aggravate my pain?

    Though nothing is 100% risk free, studies have consistently shown yoga to be extremely safe

    Yoga has a very low risk of adverse effects, with serious reactions being extremely rare

    While experiencing pain working under the guidance of a qualified therapist is an imperative

    One-to-one we can set up a yoga programme that allows you to work safely within your limits and abilities towards your personal objectives

    How does feeling stressed impact my health?

    Stress is one of the top predictors for injury

    Perceiving something as stressful stimulates a flight-flight cascade to up-regulate your blood pressure, inflammation, pain sensitivity and many other vital functions

    A healthy response is for your body to return to a baseline of rest and repair

    Persistent arousal maintains inflammation with consequences ranging from blood vessel damage to tissue injury, anxiety and fatigue

    Yoga helps you better cope with stressful events to reduce arousal, calm anxiety to let your body rest, reset and repair

    How does yoga differ from physical therapy?

    While there is some overlap between the two it’s important to appreciate the fundamental differences:

    Physical therapy works to improve mechanical function such as muscle tone, stability, mobility and alignment for your fitness and wellbeing

    Yoga is a mindfulness-based body therapy with a focus on mind-body connectivity and stress reduction for your physical and mental health

    Working together yoga and physical therapy embrace the mind-body spectrum to provide you with a sound base for healthy function

    What are mindfulness and meditation?

    The role of the mind is to think. The mind will not be emptied. But it can be filled. This is mindfulness, which at its simplest means just paying attention

    Yoga practice invites you to pay attention. Just at as you do when you’re driving, or reading, or enjoying a beautiful view

    All effort in yoga, mental and physical, is gentle. This is key to avoiding tension

    Paying attention shows you how you use your body and provides a platform for learning new movement habits that’ll keep you mobile, strong and pain free

    Is yoga for me if I'm not very flexible?

    Absolutely! Yoga is about balance.

    If your body is stiff you’ll benefit from improving your mobility

    If you’re naturally supple balance will come from developing muscular tone for support

    Yoga is about you, what you want to achieve, and how you want to practice

    Private yoga classes offer you a unique opportunity to address your imbalances and achieve harmony

    Contact Me

    LONDON CLAPHAM

    The Light Centre
    151-153 Clapham Hight Street
    London SW4 7SS
    Appt's +44 7532671343

    LONDON WALTHAMSTOW

    East Of Eden
    Studio 1, 14 Hatherley Mews
    London E17 4QP
    Appt's +44 7532671343

    SPANISH YOGA RETREAT

    C/ De Mingo Ramos 22
    10200 Trujillo (Ca)
    Spain
    https://spanishyogaretreat.com