ACCEPTANCE LOVE COMPASSION
I was properly introduced to yoga in 2008 during my training at Cambridge Performing Arts Theatre School to support my dance training. Instantly, I was hooked on the release I took from it, both physically and emotionally. Having always had a passion for fitness & nutrition, I qualified as a fitness instructor and later competed as a fitness model which gave me greater understanding and interest of anatomy of how I could enhance my physical wellbeing through an asana yoga practice.
Being a student of yoga gave me so much healing, rehabilitation and support on both physical and psychological means that after graduating from theatre school, between time on the stage as an actress, I completed a 200 hour teacher training at CamYoga so that I could offer this journey to others too. I began teaching Hatha and Vinyasa styles as my love of dance threaded into my teaching, but I also later trained in Yin yoga to offer a restorative balance to dynamic movement.
Still, with a love for stronger, more challenging styles of yoga I took a 50hour training in Rocket Yoga which I now thoroughly enjoy teaching, and with a passion to understand our biomechanics and deeper assists, I also took a level 1 training in Forrest Yoga with Jambo Truong who continues to inspire my teaching greatly.
I have assisted Teacher Trainings in Spain, co-hosted retreats in UK and Spain and held many local workshops for students to finder a deeper understanding of their practice. I teach students from total beginners to advanced ninjas in class settings or private tuition and I am incredibly excited to now bring this all into a new studio that I will be opening in Essendon this September, Cucumber Fields, where I know I will continue to learn so much.
My journey as a teacher and as a yogi is forever blossoming, I hold eternal gratitude for every student, every teacher and every practice.
Caroline Lyons has been practicing yoga for over 10 years. She likes the way yoga makes her feel, the strengthening effect it has on her body and the quietening effect it has on her mind.
Whilst living in Australia, back in 2016 she decided to take her practice to the next level, training as a Vinyassa Flow teacher under Troy Abraham in Melbourne. She then travelled to Mysore, India to learn from Pranavashya practitioner, Vinay Kumar. It was in India where she learned more about the importance of pranayama and breathing which she drew great inspiration from and brought the techniques back with her to include in her own classes, now in the UK.
Caroline is fanatical about breath – life starts and ends with breath.
Both Vinyassa and Pranavashya draw heavily on linking asanas with breath: one breath, one movement and Caroline draws on this concept to form her classes.
She believes that yoga is a personal practice to be taken at your own pace, and continuously reminds her students to observe themselves kindly and to not make comparisons. She believes very much in the idea that you need to: “Regress to Progress”, master the foundations first and build up from there. Above all, she encourages her students to neither take life or yoga too seriously. She likes to enjoy and go with the flow. Her classes are a mixture of asanas (postures), pranayama (breathing) and she always leaves time for 5 minutes savasana (sleeping).
A surprise gathering at a good friend’s flat to meet a ‘travelling bowl master’ resulted in a profoundly powerful and moving experience which sparked a long exploration into the effects of sound on the mind.
Steve uses a combination of Tibetan bowls, gongs and various other soundmakers to take the listener into the hypnagogic zone, a deeply physically relaxed and meditative state where mental and physical tensions can be gently released.
Bex believes that yoga has something to offer every single person. She seeks to share her passion, knowledge, and practice with her students through her teaching of self-awareness and a focus on the need to nourish your body and mind. Bex allows everyone to move at their own pace, coordinating movement and breath to unite the mind to the body. Her classes leave students feeling connected, confident , calm and relaxed.
“Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it, just begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic it in”
Meet Sam, a Yoga and Meditation Teacher living and working in South Wales. Sam offers Hatha, Yin, Restorative, Pregnancy and Postnatal Yoga classes, workshops and outside of lockdown, Day Retreats.
Sam believes that Yoga is a powerful practise that can help everyone to feel good and to find themselves. She has a huge passion in supporting women through pregnancy and into motherhood and can’t wait to share her pregnancy classes with you.
Jill teaches yoga alongside working for St Mungo's, the homelessness charity in London. From Northern Ireland, she believes in sharing the connection found in yoga, the peace found in stillness and coming back to the breath, to integrate our experiences and provide space for an inner sense of well-being.
Jill is RYT trained and certified with Jessica Stewart (Centric School of Yoga) and Paul Grilley. Currently teaching at 3Tribes, Yoga Rocks, Solace Women's Aid and privately online a mixture of hatha, hot, vinyasa and yin yoga. She incorporates a trauma-informed functional approach with an opportunity to tune in to the ancient practices.
Practice with Jill to unwind, undo and come back to your heart, with music playlists of Norwegian Jazz meets Krishna Das, there are always lots of options for any level of experience in her classes.
All are welcome.
Lou's soul purpose is facilitating the reclamation of our collective holistic health through sharing self care practices developed to bring us back into harmony with Mother Earth.
Having grown up among the trees and fields of Dedham Vale before living in LA and Tokyo, Lou combines a uniquely ever-expanding knowledge of universally transcendent philosophy and astrology with deeply intuitive storytelling, grounded in the latest developments in neuroscience and osteopathy. Lou has over 1000 hours of professional training in Yoga, Meditation and the groundbreaking ELDOA™ method ~ myofascial release osteopathic exercises to decompress and strengthen the spine. As a Wellness Advocate for doTERRA, Lou also offers wellness consultations on how to integrate the potent healing powers of plant medicine into your daily self care practice.
Lou sees herself as a mirror reflecting and guiding your journey home to your Self. Lets evolve from human beings doing yoga to Humans Being Yoga. Rebels change the world. It's time to let ourselves wake up. YogaWorks RYT-200 Hour Certificate British Wheel of Yoga 500 Hour Diploma ELDOA™ Levels 1-2 Certificate Essential Oils Educator for doTERRA
Marta is an established yoga practitioner, with over 20 years of study in yoga, Buddhism and Hinduism. Marta has been teaching since 2014, after graduating from Yoga London and from the school of Sri Dharma Mittra, with emphasis on the connection between the body and the soul in dynamic sequences.
Marta taught for several of the major studios in London (TriYoga, Indaba); she is now focusing on teaching future teachers for Yoga London's Teachers Training, on private and small groups, on coaching practices and on building sustainability practices in climate actions for companies and individuals.
Victoria teaches at london Fierce Grace & 3Tribes hot Studios as well offering well her own as on line classes. Trained in Rocket, yin, pre and post natal yoga, her classes are empowering and creative, playful and energising. Expect to sweat!
As an actress and voice artist, Victoria’s meditations and sleep stories albums are available on Spotify under ‘the calm collective’. Her passion for music sees her powerful dynamic flow classes moving to soulful & enriching sounds and deep d&b beats. She also trains the James Bonds of this world to breathe, balance and bend- British paratroopers and the SAS, alongside her demanding life as a mother.
lascel de la bruvs
Bikram, Fierce Grace & Ashtanga Vinyasa trained, Lascel experience and connection to yoga allows him to teach from the heart in a compassionate, dynamic, fun and all-inclusive style.
Rachel discovered her love and passion for yoga many moons ago during her previous life as a Youth and Community ‘Street Worker.’
With a life long love of sport and being active, Rachel found that Yoga not only made her feel amazing physically but it did something magic to her mind and gave her the tools she needed to cope with the pressures of her job.
It wasn’t long before yoga became her full time passion and full time career choice! It became clear that being a yoga teacher and youth worker had many similarities… Supporting and guiding people to explore and develop their full potential!
Rachel loves to encourage playfulness and wonder within her yoga practice, her classes and life. She has been teaching full time since 2006, hosting her own retreats and exploring the world. Rachel is from The Midlands in the UK and has lived in India. She is now enjoying the calm and peaceful lifestyle in beautiful Fuerteventura and loving teaching at Azulfit.
Rachel’s commitment to empowering those around her is inspirational and her ability to form lasting and genuine connections with people and raise them up is a true gift, and we are honoured to have her on the team.
You can expect to practice anything from Hatha to Vinyasa to Yin to Partner Yoga and all with a few giggles along the way.
Imogen hails from London, England and is currently based in Yangon, Myanmar. She trained initially under the expert eye of Katy Appleton and primarily teaches dynamic Vinyasa flow descended from the Krishnamacharya lineage.
Imogen enhanced her teaching becoming one of Judith Hanson Lasater's Relax and Renew® certified restorative yoga teachers and is still trains with her teacher Tiffany Cruikshank and is Yoga Medicine® certified. In 2017 Imogen set up Safe Space Myanmar, an organisation that takes trauma-sensitive yoga to women from marginalised communities across the country partnering with different NGOs as part of their psycho-social support programmes.
Imogen's yoga teaching fuses anatomy, physiology and biomechanics with traditional yogic practices; tantra, ritual, and a deep reverence for nature. It honours the lineages of her teachers and through her teaching she hopes to inspire possibility and encourage self-awareness, awakening your authentic creativity as a yoga practitioner in the modern world. Imogen fiercely believes that yoga is for everyone, that it is a vital tradition that transcends all race and religion, fundamental in all of our lives more so now than ever before.
Becky has been teaching yoga at 3Tribes for 3 years following her teacher training in Sydney at Body Mind Life. Prior to becoming an instructor Becky practiced yoga for over 10 years to keep strong and moving during periods of injury in her dance career.
Her passion lies in the transformation of students through yoga, which also has the benefit of informing her own practice and supporting her own self-development. Her aim is to share and honour her experiences from highly passionate, inspiring and knowledgeable teachers. Correct alignment and posture in Asanas are key to her practice, in addition to giving people a safe and realistic environment to practice in. Becky is also also certified in remedial massage, heightening her knowledge of the body, anatomy and her dedication to healing.
Simone Tai, is a British meditation teacher based in LA, and a dedicated practitioner for over 12 years. Her qualifications include: 400hr Mindfulness Meditation teacher training, 200hr Vinyasa Yoga TT, mindful self-compassion teacher training, Google’s ‘Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute' course and Reiki levels 1 & 2. She teaches mindfulness classes, workshops and events at The Den meditation studio in LA and for creative industries and leaders at TV Networks and production companies such as NBC, CBS, ITN and Hulu.
Coming from a background of 15 years as a TV Producer, Simone first turned to meditation to help with work related anxiety and pressure. But it was an emotional 7 year fertility journey that led her to dive deeper into the practice. After seeing the immense benefits in her wellbeing and career, Simone now combines all her training and experience into her classes, workshops and courses to help others build inner strength, resilience and happiness. Her teaching style draws upon scientific studies to demystify meditation whilst offering kindness and support to all.
mel lowe fismer
Mel first trained in India with The Bihar School of Yoga and will always appreciate the simple ashram life which helped build the foundations of her day to day life trying to do her best at following the 8 fold path of Hatha Yoga. She has been teaching for 14 years and started by teaching children, teenagers & adults with learning disabilities such as asperges & autism. She teaches a range of styles from Dynamic Vinyasa, Forrest Yoga, Hatha, Yoga Nidra, Hot Yoga as well as Shakti Dance (kundalini inspired) and offers Sound Healing Baths. Her classes are always kind and inclusive, playful and honest. You can expect to work hard and enjoy some story telling and yoga philosophy. Her Sound Healing Sessions are quite shamanic and her wish is to create an environment where she can facilitate healing on all levels. In Lak'ech Ala K'in (Mayan Greeting) - I am you and you are me, we are one.
Mel has always been drawn to the esoteric and started exploring books and yoga shortly after her father had a massive stroke at the age of 38. She was 15 at the time and found the stress of her whole world thrown upside down almost too much to bare. She found the calming practices of Iyengar Yoga so grounding that she decided she wanted to become a teacher & an advocate in self care. She was hugely inspired by her first Iyengar teacher Pat Deacon.
Mel's passion to make a difference in the lives of the people she meets throughout her life, comes from witnessing the effect that the stresses of modern day living had on both her parents physically, mentally and emotionally. She believes strongly that the stresses weighed so heavily upon her mother that it contributed to early onset dementia in her late 40's. Although her mother is in the final stages of the disease now, she is still inspired by the fire in her mothers eyes and the determination in her permanently disabled father and it powers her on to continue with her life's mission.
joshua le clair
I teach high-energy classes led by alignment, presence and a sense of play — and I encourage my students to invite balance into their lives while pushing their boundaries as a yogi and an individual. My passion for theatre merges with yoga to drive my research using yogic techniques to supplement performance and I run workshops and classes specifically for performers as well as for the general public.
Class styles I teach include Vinyasa Flow, Power Yoga, Restorative Yoga, Modified Ashtanga Vinyasa, Hatha Yoga, and Prenatal & Postnatal Yoga. I also share the foundation of my teaching in my role as a lecturer for YogaLondon’s 200-Hour Teacher Training. I specialize in asana to support performance and chakra-led classes.
Vicky spent most of her life in Sydney, moving to London 5 years ago. Yoga has been a part of her life for abut 10 yrs, as a means to find a balance to firey workouts. From lifting to Pole dancing. She found herself comparing herself to others on the mat, (you know that feeling of trying to win at yoga?! yes that was her). The more she practiced and started falling more in love with yoga, she found herself falling more and more in love with herself. Slowly learning how to let go and move from the heart.
Graduating from 250 Hr YTT through Stretch London, she enjoys teaching strong flows. In line with practicing Muay Thai and Brazillian Jui-Jitsu, yoga has been a connecting bridge to her breath and her movement practice.
"As a teacher i see myself as a guide to those that arrive onto the mats. Bringing people back to their bodies, minds and breaths".
Izzi Rose is a 200hr YAI-CYT qualified yoga teacher, with a particular interest in restorative yin yoga, meditation and breathing techniques (pranayama). As well as teaching yoga, she is also mental health trained and studies postgraduate Philosophy at King’s College London. She is fascinated by the intersection between Philosophy and yoga, using both contemporary and ancient principles to guide her classes. She also trained in theatre and dance for over ten years, which now helps her to build creative yoga sequences for her students. As an accumulation of all of these aspects, she teaches with a holistic, dynamic and informed approach.
Izzi Rose’s main intention as a yoga teacher is to help her students to grow in confidence and wellbeing, transforming self-care from an intangible concept into a practical part of their lives. In her classes, the focus is on the life-long benefits of a yoga practice, rather than on hitting particular shapes or looking a certain way. Izzi Rose and her students are passionate about personal-growth, mindfulness, wellbeing and putting love at the centre.