Teachers

Teachers

Hannah Ewell

Hannah Ewell

 

I took my first class in 2008 in Leicester. I had no idea my body had the capacity to sweat so much and was equally (warmed!) and surprised by the welcome from the other students. Little did I know then, that is one of the (many) wonderful things about Bikram Yoga – the community of passionate, loving people who really care. 

 

I quickly fell in lov...

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Helena Majchrzak

Helena Majchrzak

Helena began her journey with yoga at the prenatal and postnatal classes in 2007. Helena changed her path from architecture and education and began a journey into holistic health practise and become Qualified Complementary Holistic Therapist ,Reiki Practitioner and Crystal Healing therapist. More recently Helena continued her passion in holistic well being and she has undert...

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Emily Weathers

Emily Weathers

Emily travelled to India, the birth place of Yoga, to train and which was the most beautiful and challenging experience. It taught her an inner calm when faced with adversity and to accept that strength is balanced with a softness that is sometimes labelled as failure in the Western world.

Let yoga be your union, your acceptance that all experiences and people are un...

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Jane Howarth

Jane Howarth

Jane has a deep love for Pilates and has spent over 20 years practising it.  After realising how well it developed her posture and restore inner core strength she trained 4 years ago to become a Fitness Instructor/ Pilates Teacher; specialising in Orthopaedics, Pre/Post-natal and currently studying GP
Exercise Referrals.  She believes is balance; equally important to ch...

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Katy Szarko

Katy Szarko

Katy’s yoga journey started in 2002 as an apprehensive beginner attending a class with a friend. It wasn’t long before she experienced the benefits of practise first hand. She noticed her overall physical and mental wellbeing improve - improved balance, her migraines became less frequent, her Raynaud’s disappeared completely and she could (...

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Liz Burkitt

Liz Burkitt

Liz has always been a keen gym goer and has a real passion for health, wellness and fitness. She completed her Bikram Yoga teacher training in 2016 after realising the outstanding benefits of the practice which included greater clarity, strength, patience and increased energy levels.

Since then she has taught in various studios in the UK and United States. And has fu...

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Michelle Bella

Michelle Bella

Michelle’s love of Yoga is born from her love of the Earth. She loves to slow down within her practise and believes this not only helps us to connect to our body and breath but to the wider environment around us. Michelle began her yogic path after attending class with yogi, Edward Harpin. Following her personal practise, She commenced Kundalini Yoga teacher training in 2009...

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Keri Gray

Keri Gray

Taking a sabbatical from the city in 2003 I traveled to Grass Valley, Nevada City via San Francisco and completed my 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training. Immersed in an ashram environment. Studying and practicing Sivananda yoga and meditation in its many aspects, including Bhakti, Karma, Raja, Kundalini, as well as the more recognized Hatha yoga. I have taught in all kinds of loc...

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Vickie Button

Vickie Button

After practicing yoga for a number of years, Vickie travelled to India in February 2019 to qualify in Hatha and Vinyasa at Ashiyana in Goa. Whilst she was away she also spent some months studying under traditional Sivananda teachers in Kerala. Her training married East and West beautifully, and the style she has developed encourages playfulness and creativity on the mat.
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Claire Studd

Claire Studd

Claire has been practising yoga for almost 20 years and teaching for 9 years.  What started as an antidote to the challenges of working in a senior corporate role in London became an obsession that gradually took over her life.  Inspired by the many positive changes yoga brought to her own life she wanted to pass the teachings on to as many people as possible and completed h...

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Eleanor Meliha

Eleanor Meliha

At fourteen Eleanor started to makes the shapes she had read about in Yoga for Teens by Thia Luby. A keen interest in yoga asanas and what benefits they can offer was sparked. Since then Eleanor has studied under the guidance of many teachers and  completed numerous teacher trainings. From Ashtanga to Sivananda, Power Flow  to Hot Yoga, Gentle Hatha to Yoga Nidra, t...

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Joanne Hickling

Joanne Hickling

Joanne found her love for ballroom and latin dancing (as well as tap dancing!) in 2016, and later discovered the wonderful world of SOSA Dance Fitness in 2019, which inspired Joanne to complete her qualification to become an instructor. Joanne also has years of experience in both competing and coaching gymnastics which compliments her passion for SOSA Dance Fitness. Joanne i...

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