Alice has been practicing yoga since 2011. While she was immediately attracted to the physicality of the practice, she soon discovered that yoga was not only improving her posture and alleviating physical pain, but it was also helping her to manage anxiety, stress and the inevitable ups and downs of life.
In 2016 she completed 200 hours of training with Yoga London, lead by Holly Warren. Since then she has trained in Yin Yoga with Norman Blair and Vinyasa Flow with Mimi Kuo-Deemer. Alice is currently training to become a Yoga Therapist and completing her 550+ hour yoga teacher training programme with Yoga Campus.
Today Alice’s practice is one that is based on what her mind and body need on that particular day and will always include some form of movement, breathing and meditation practice. Alice believes yoga is for everybody - she encourages her students to work mindfully on the mat, and her aim is to guide you towards a deeper listening and understanding of yourself.
Anna has been practicing yoga for 18 years and teaching since 2010. She is a qualified Hatha yoga teacher with the British Wheel of Yoga and has trained with Yoga London to teach Antenatal and Postnatal classes. Anna's classes are informal and friendly and start with breathing practices followed by yoga postures which are adapted to individual needs and by meditation and relaxation.
Classes focus on the importance of both physical postures and breathing practices, as well as grounding, lengthening and strengthening. Annas teaching style is inspired by hiking and climbing in the Italian Alps, where every little step has to be grounded and is equally important in reaching your destination.
Chrisi's yoga journey started over 15 years ago when she took her first yoga class in her hometown Vienna in Austria. Over the years, Chrisi was privileged to learn from a number of wonderful teachers who inspired her to complete the 200-hour Yoga Alliance Certificate (RYT-200) and Prenatal Yoga Alliance Certificate (RPYT) with Yoga London. In early 2017 she took the plunge, left her corporate job and is now working full time as a yoga teacher feeling extremely lucky to be able to follow her dream and share her passion for yoga.
Chrisi feels passionate about making her classes a safe space for everyone, and while playful, always emphasising mindful movement and yoga as a self care practice.
Emma discovered yoga during her time as a university student and quickly noticed improvements in physical strength and flexibility. However, with repeated practice she unearthed the real magic of yoga…a mental practice that was and still is, able to support her through life’s challenges.
Fast forward to 2015 and she started to investigate the idea of taking my practice further and train as an instructor. She felt inspired to help others discover the benefits of a regular yoga practice, so in 2016 she started my training with Yoga London and never looked back. Now a fully certified 200 hour Yoga Alliance instructor she is teaching regularly alongside her fulltime job and loving it!
Having first experienced yoga in a small church hall with her mum aged 7, Hailey really came to the practice in 2012, discovering that the time on her mat was the perfect remedy to fast paced London living. Training to teach initially with Yoga Professionals in 2014 under the guidance of Conrad Paul, she gained her Level 3 YTT Diploma, before deepening her experience and training by completing a YA200 hour Teacher Training at Shiva Yoga Peeth in Rishikesh under the guidance of Swami Sudhir Anand.
Hailey teaches dynamic yet light hearted Hatha and Vinyasa flow classes, with an emphasis on free movement, breath and alignment to suit individual bodies. With an inclusive energy, she encourages students to step on to the mat as they are, with acceptance and kindness, giving them space to challenge themselves, let go of fear and build confidence in body and spirit. Her view is that yoga is about the moments between as much as the asana themselves, and can be enjoyed by everyone. With this in mind, she offers a variety of modifications and options in class, inviting students to listen to and connect with their own bodies in the present moment.
Having struggled with panic attacks for about a year, Holly's sister suggested they take a day yoga retreat. Driving through the winding roads lined with lush green trees, past some alpacas, goats, chickens and horses they finally arrived at a glass walled studio where they spent a full six hours mediating and practising asana. At the end of the day when the sun was getting lazy and the birds were singing their last song, Holly stood on the balcony alone looking into the Australian Bush and started to cry; years of her life falling away through her tears. That is when Holly knew she had found her place in yoga.
Since completing her yoga teacher training with Celia Roberts in 2016, she has been teaching Hatha yoga around the world and her strong practice incorporates all eight limbs of yoga into her classes.
Sammy fell in love with the possibilities of the body from a young age and trained as a dancer for 15 years, until one day stumbling across yoga in search of something more. After discovering the transformational benefits yoga provided, and beginning a journey towards mindfulness, self-love and acceptance, Sammy travelled to India to complete her 200 Hour yoga teacher training. Forever learning, Sammy now practices and teaches regularly across London, as well as in Europe and India.
Sammy's classes are always delivered with a strong sense of kindness and compassion, exploring yoga philosophy, life philosophy and practising in order to feel invigorated and find a deep sense of acceptance. Falling, shining, wobbling, smiling, balancing and sighing are all heavily encouraged.
Zara is a 200hr RYS Yoga Alliance certified teacher through the Awakening of the Heart Training by Suzanne Faith Slocum-Gori.
Zara’s teaching style is rooted in the Anusara practice which stems from the Bhakti Lineage and uses elements of Ashtanga and Hatha yoga with vinyasa flow. It is an exquisite form of yoga which focuses on all that personally strikes your heart with beauty, allowing you to find your sense of self in our busy world and enabling you to cultivate positive energy for others. There is a large emphasis placed on alignment, opening to grace in each pose as well as building in breathing and meditative practice to each session.