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N.B. As teachers' details often change without warning it is advisable to check with teacher beforehand. List last updated October 2015 but a few mistakes may have crept in since!

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Classes in Oxford

SELF-PRACTICE*   Last Friday of most months (please check first with Hugh 01869-340335) 6.15-8.15pm Asian Cultural Centre, end of Manzil Way off Cowley Rd (nr the Cowley Rd Tesco). £4 * First visit free


Bespoke Yoga Retreat at Villa Warda, 7th-14th November 2015, near Marrakesh. Astanga Yoga, Pranayama, Relaxation and Meditation, plus vegetarian organic meals with detox option and many activities to choose from. Beginners very welcome. More details: contact Mariella, or get in touch with Rachel

Mon 6.30-8 pm Yoga Garden, 4 South Parade, Summertown 01865-311300 (for location map see £8/£6

East Oxford Astanga Mysore, Tara Yoga Centre, Oxford More info

Thu 5.30-7 pm East Oxford Community Centre, corner Cowley Rd/Princes St. £8/6.

Sun 9-11 am East Oxford Community Centre, corner Cowley Rd/Princes St. £10/6.

Enquiries/details of individual tuition 01865 245893  

HUGH POULTON     Regular classes & 1:1 tuition in West & North Oxfordshire including Bicester & Banbury tel. 01869-340335

SASHA NORTON Mixed ability classes, Tuesday 6.00-7.15 pm (£8/£6.40) at The Yoga Garden (; Wednesday 6.30-8pm (£12/10) at Wild Honey (; Thursday 10.00-11.30pm at Ferry Sports Centre; 07710-237162

MANU AND BELLA ROSSI are teaching traditional Ashtanga yoga at the Yoga Garden, Oxford. Mysore Style, Monday to Friday, 6.30-9.00am and Led Class Sunday 9.00-10.30am. Info: -

GINNY MOFFETT Regular mixed ability classes in Thame, Oxfordshire, at The Space Yoga and Healing Studio. Tel. 01844-202398

MILENA LEBEDEVA Mixed ability classes Thu 5.30-7pm East Oxford Community Centre, Sat 4.30-6pm, Yoga Garden £9/£7 01865-514363/07722-190106

DEREK ELLIOTT Mixed ability class at Yoga Garden, behind Cibos, OX2 7JL. Wednesday 6.15 - 7.45pm. £10/£8. 07771 707178

TRACY LEO Mixed ability class Thursday 5.30-7pm East Oxford Community Centre; 07538746112

Classes elsewhere in Britain

ABERGAVENNY Ade Belcham teaches weekday and weekend classes. Led and Mysore format. Primary, intermediate and beginners all welcome. Tel. 05603-152215

ABERYSTWYTH, MID WALES Weekly classes with Richard Adamo, experienced British Wheel instructor at Aberystwyth Univerity. Also Saturday workshops at Trefeglwys Village Hall, and Aberystwyth, Newtown, and Telford Tel. 01686-430438

BEDS, CAMBS, NORTHANTS Sandra Howling Mysore Assisted Self Practise & counted vinyasa + workshops. 07789-296401

BIRMINGHAM i) Tracy West, authorised by Pattabhi Jois, 07817-706543

ii) Tony Wilmot Classes and workshops 07969-058458

iii) Robin Aurora Teaches regular classes in Harborne 07968-484311

BOURNEMOUTH/POOLE Helen teaches Mysore-style, assisted self-practice and counted vinyasa clases 07966-131584

BRISTOL i) Chris Gladwell in Bristol mainly at Yogasara, Picton St, 07786-928458 & 07789-501884

ii) Wale Ladeinde teaches beginners on Sunday morn, & other classes for other levels mainly in St Werburghs 07776-235828

iii) Laura Gilmore teaches classes at Bristol City Yoga, 16 Backfields Lane, Bristol, BS2 8QW. Tel. 0117-924-4414

iv) Brigid Swanson teaches early morning classes from 6.30-8am, Subud Hall, 29 Wesley Place, Bristol BS8 2YD. For further info tel.07834-534951

v) Charlotte and Dom teach Astanga and Vinyasa Flow classes around Bristol Tel.07533-732035

BURY ST. EDMUNDS, Suffolk Lisa Weller teaches 3 classes a week. Qualified by Denise Martin-Harker. Tel. 07770-957815

CARDIFF i) Regular classes with i) Aaron Cousins ii) Victoria Edwards every Thuat St.Luke's Church Hall in Canten 07977-118048

CHELTENHAM Kathy Moores regular classes & private tuition both in city and Worcestershire tel. 07814-396481

Breathe Studios has 20 Ashtanga and dynamic yoga classes every week in & around Cheltenham Tel.01242-523282

CORNWALL - Newlyn    John and Lucy Scott lead intensives and workshops, also in Oxford August and December 2013, 01736-731901

DEVON, KINGSBRIDGE    Beginners & 1st series, six classes a week with Stephen Harding (pupil of Danny Paradise) 01548-550612

DEVON, TOTNES  Forge Yoga Centre Alternate Led and Mysore-style Tue & Thu 6.30-8.30am 01803-867440

DIDSBURY with Granville Cousins 07970-983958 his workshops include Tobago, Birmingham, Oxford and Dahab (Red Sea coast of Egypt)

EDINBURGH The Astanga Yoga Centre: classes with Bruce, and teacher training with Brian Cooper 0131-558-3334

HERTS (BERKHAMSTED)  Beginners and First Series classes with Cathy Haworth, early morn, eves and weekends

HERTS (WARE)    Denise Martin-Harker teaches daily Mysore-style self  practice First and Second Series 07866-8003555

HERTS (HARPENDEN) Regular classes with Melanie Ashley 07968-823166

IPSWICH, ESSEX Katharine Lawrence trained by John Scott. Regular Beginners courses and Self-Practice classes; Mon,Tue, Wed, Thu and Sat for Primary Series students in Ipswich and surrounding area. Tel. 07904-906957

LEEDS  Beginners thru to Mysore-style classes Yoga Space 0113-262-0055 (latest information unavailable)

LONDON  N.W.3.  Triyoga offers daily classes incl Mysore-style self-practice 6.30-9.30am, workshops & TTC. 0207-483-3344

LONDON S.E.1 Scott Johnson - Mysore style classes and beginners classes Mon-Fri 6.30-9am, ‪07590-110784‬

LONDON S.W.1 Adam Keen Mysore classes Mon-Fri 6.30-9am at The Light Centre ( 2mins from Victoria st) For more information pllease contact Adam Keen directly at or go to: or

LONDON S.W.11 Astanga classes with Gingi Lee, Birthlight with others at The Sangam Shala, 0208-670-0925

LONDON W.8    Liz Lark teaches at Life Centre and will be teaching workshops there Apr 28 and Jun 15. Also retreats in Purple Valley, Goa, France, Spain and around UK (see also Tunbridge Wells) 07712-588668

LONDON W.8  The Life Centre offers British Wheel of Yoga-approved teacher training + workshops, classes, Mysore self-practice 0207-221-4602

LONDON W.11.  Classes with Leela Miller, also a regular teacher at TriYoga. For details call her on 0208-968-1492 

LONDON NW Hamish Hendry and others morning Mysore -style self practice tel. 07747-824178

LONDON N16  Private tuition in Stoke Newington with Nicky Bowden 07803-047701

MANCHESTER i) Regular classes in Didsbury and Hebden Bridge, also weekend workshops and retreats with Granville Cousins 07970-983958.

ii) Matt Ryan’s classes & workshops 07971-652276

iii) Vicki Shields weekly classes in Hale & Altrincham 07957-361034

MERTHYR TYDFIL Sonya Nicholas teaches Wednesday 6.30-8pm in Zoar Hall Studio, Pontmorlais 01685-384182

NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE Daily Mysore-style self-practice and level 1-3 classes with Dan Burt, 07906-639433

NORTHAMPTON Charlie Carter, weekly beginners Astanga classes. Charlie is a BWY and YA accredited teacher 07982-814284

SHEFFIELD Weekday classes with Nicola, Richard and Peter at The Yoga Shala, 224-230 London Rd. Tel. 0114--250-8905

STROUD - Glos Jennie Hillman teaches weekly Astanga and dynamic vinyasa flow classes 07831-115049

TEWKESBURY Rachel Pritchard teaches 1st Series classes: Monday: Park Hotel, Tewkesbury; Tuesday: Puckrup nr Upton; Thursday: Much Marcle. All at 7pm Tel. 07967-213431

TUNBRIDGE WELLS, KENT i) weekday classes with Mark Freeth, weekends in Forest Row 07833-624398

ii) Liz Lark Mon 11.30am 07712-588668

WANTAGE Rebecca Walden teaches classes in and around Wantage, Monday 8pm, Wednesday 7.30pm. All abilities welcome. Astanga and Vinyasa flow classes, beginners onwards. 07775811451

WARWICKSHIRE - Leamington Spa Digby Platt and others teach daily at the Stone Monkey Studio and cafe, 01926-425282.

WILTSHIRE/SOMERSET  Ollie & Daniel’s classes & workshops in Warminster, Frome and Shaftesbury 01985-212716 and various workshops.


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