Meet our crew in Puglia, Italy
Yoga Teacher and Mentorship Leader
My life has always been a journey into movement and stillness. My childhood was largely dedicated to dance – I remember wanting to roll, jump and skip though space – and my early career was as a professional contemporary dancer.
My relationship with yoga has sustained and accompanied me through my dance career, and it led me back to teaching breath and meditation workshops throughout Europe.
My work is to guide and support others to feel embodied and to be in the world with courage and warmth.
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Leah has practiced yoga for over 20 years and has taught since 2003. Drawing on a mixture of traditional teaching methods, she encourages you to practice intelligently, enabling you to build a daily self-practice. You learn to explore the inner landscape of body, mind, and breath, discovering and relishing deep peace within the very core of your being. Teachers and influences: TKV Desikachar, BKS Iyengar and Vanda Scaravelli and alternative approaches to movement and body awareness including Feldenkrais, Qi-gong & dance.
Lauren is a certified 500-hour Yoga and Level-3 Mat Pilates teacher, with specialist training in Pregnancy Yoga, Women’s Yoga and Yoga Nidra. Yoga classes are slow but powerful dynamic flows, or gentle restorative movements mixed with resting poses to nurture body and mind; Pilates classes enable students to gently tone the body and build strength. Lauren’s teaching places special attention on alignment and use of breath, and helping students adjust poses and exercises to their bodies, rather than the other way around – classes are accessible to all levels, and private sessions are tailored to each student’s individual needs. She views movement as a way to keep the body healthy and the mind calm, and likes to infuse humour in her teaching. Classes are focused but fun, aiming to help students experience the benefits of practicing and to feel comfortable with themselves.
“Lauren’s classes are a highlight of my week and the gains have been to both my mental and physical wellbeing” – Angela
“I absolutely love Lauren’s classes. Her attention to detail is inspiring… one of the best teachers I’ve had” – Kate
“Having not done much yoga previously, Lauren’s approach of tailoring classes to each person’s experience and ability has massively improved my confidence” – Olivia
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