Miranda Pole

I have practiced yoga for over twenty years, a lot of those with a teacher of Vijana Yoga. With a background in special education I was a teacher in London for many years before moving to Stroud. I originally trained …

Kirsteen Jones

Kirsteen is a certified Vinyasa Yoga Teacher, Pregnancy Yoga Teacher and Reiki Master. Her classes are lighthearted and playful and often weave together the more physical Asana practice with subtle body work such as Pranayama & Meditation. She’s studied Chakras …

Brenda Waite

Brenda is a movement practitioner and teacher with over 25 year’s experience in a range of creative and somatic movement methods.  She came to Pilates many years ago as a means of injury prevention and has been practicing it enthusiastically …

Emma Mercer

The thing I love about yoga is that it can be so many things for so many people. I still remember going to my first yoga class over 20 years ago, not quite sure what to expect, but being totally …

Noemie Fontenelle

Having a dedicated Yoga practice since 2011 has been foundational to my journey of growth as a human being. The daily practice of moving inwards has increased my capacity to be reflective, mindful and compassionate. Over the years, I have …

Sarah Cesek

I started practicing yoga as a late-teen and fell in love with it pretty quickly. I loved the energy, the challenge, and the focus it demanded and felt I experienced more and more magic with each class. My mat became …

Martin Taylor

Martin is a Yoga Alliance Accredited teacher (RYT500). His love of yoga comes from a curiosity about body alignment and posture, and its connection with breath, which stems from a decade of T’ai Chi and Qi Gong practice before he …

Sam Bullingham

Sam is a qualified yoga teacher (200 hr Yoga Alliance) and organic grower/farmer at Stroud Community Agriculture (SCA). Sam’s teachings are rich yet explorative, threading somatic movement (sensation-based bodywork for wellbeing) with poetic rhetoric and embodied philosophy. Her practice and …

Yuliya Andrews

I am certified Yoga Teacher registered with Yoga Alliance (RYT 200). I completed my Course with the Himalayan Yoga Institute which specialises in Ashtanga Yoga, a version of Raja Dhiraja , which is a highly comprehensive form of yoga, the …

Emma Taylor

Emma is a certified Junior Intermediate 2 Iyengar Yoga Teacher. She founded and ran the Essence of Yoga Studio in Sydney, Australia for 10 years before moving with her family to Stroud, UK in 2017. She now teaches classes, workshops …

Clare Honeyfield

Clare studied Gitananda Yoga at Om Yoga Studio in Cardiff and is an 800 hours qualified and insured teacher. Having initially discovered Yoga in her early twenties, Clare has practised various traditions with various teachers over the past three decades …

Jay Foo

Yoga came into my life at a time when I needed it the most, it helped shape my mind, attitude and at the same time my physical health too. It started off with 1 class a week, and before you …

Lisa Taylor

Through my 17 years of practising Yoga and my 10 years of teaching, I have witnessed just how significantly peoples’ lives are improved by Yoga, including my own. When I first started practising I had a great deal of pain …

Gillian Holmes

I trained in Yoga for Pregnancy and Mother & Baby Yoga after qualifying as an Antenatal Teacher with the National Childbirth Trust (NCT) in 2008. I’m also a Doula UK recognised Birth Doula and a mum of three, and I …

Karen Brown

I discovered Pilates in 1990, at Trevor Blount’s studio in London, after falling from a horse and injuring my back. I was travelling a lot which aggravated my already stressed back and poor posture. The results were remarkable, and my …

Anette Holtmeyer-Cole

My classes provide a safe environment for strengthening your core muscles. I like to offer sessions that take into account everybody’s personal needs, with adaptations to suit your body. Many people coming to classes have got niggles or injuries that …

Rachel Mellish

Dru Yoga Teacher dip: Dru Yoga Meditation Teacher dip. YOGIYOU dip. “I came to yoga over 20 years ago when pregnant with my first child, it has carried me through the joys and challenges of motherhood and life in general. …

Emma Tilley

I practice yoga to keep my mind and body strong and flexible. My practice adapts to my days and times of year and in this way has grown with me since I began practising Astanga yoga back in 2001.As so …

Kevin Glaister

Kevin has studied and practiced yoga and meditation for over 30 years, and has been teaching in Gloucestershire since 2000. He trained extensively in the Iyengar system, in which he qualified. His style of teaching is rooted in his Iyengar …

Tanya De Leersnyder

I am a Junior Intermediate level 3 Iyengar yoga teacher and have been practicing Iyengar yoga since 1995. I teach weekend workshops and run Iyengar yoga retreats (currently in France and Devon). I am absolutely passionate about yoga and the …