Yoga classes & Courses in Colchester & North Essex
Weekly mixed ability hatha yoga classes
Mondays 10 am - 11.30 Alresford Village Hall CO7 9AT
Wednesdays 10 am - 11.30 Brightlingsea YMCA CO7 0AQ
Fridays 11 am - 12.30 Boxted Village Hall CO4 5RE
NEW! 3Rs Yoga (Rest, Recover, Rise)
Restorative Yoga, Mindfulness and Deep Rest Class
Mondays 6.15 - 7.45 pm at The Tree Room, Colchester CO1 1JN
The weekly classes are suitable for beginners through to intermediate and are inclusive, gentle and restorative. Taught by Prema Jyoti (Louise Fortunato), the classes include many aspects of classical hatha yoga blended with mindful attention, self compassion and modern neuro-physiological insights into why and how such practices benefit us.
For more information or to join a class, call 01206 272456 or fill in the contact form below.
3Rs Yoga blends traditional restorative yoga and mindfulness practices with additional calming and grounding techniques to help re-set the nervous system after traumatic upheaval, periods of stress and anxiety or burnout/fatigue. Launching at the Tree Room in Colchester from 1st November, the Monday evening class is aimed at those seeking respite from stressful jobs, demanding responsibilities or who are just needing a time of recovery.
Booking essential. Please call or use contact form below.
British Wheel of Yoga Foundation Course Level 1
Deepening your practice
The British Wheel of Yoga (registered charity) is the national governing body for yoga in England running gold standard yoga teacher training, foundation training, specialised modules and more.
The BWY Foundation Course level 1 is a 60 hour training aimed at deepening experienced yoga students' understanding and practice of hatha yoga. It is an ideal preparation for those wishing to pursue teacher training with the British Wheel but is also a wonderful opportunity for personal development for those who just love yoga. You will learn about the history and origins of yoga, the different paths of yoga and delve into classical texts such as the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali. There is also a large practical element to the course covering asana, mudra, breathing and pranayama techniques, mantra, concentration / contemplation and relaxation.
Prema Jyoti (Louise Fortunato) will be running this course in Arlesford, Essex (near Colchester) from January 2022 over ten months (meeting 1 Saturday per month excluding August) until November 2022. To apply, students must have at least two years consistent yoga practice with a BWY qualified or equivalent teacher.
For further information and an application form, get in touch! 01206 272453 or fill in the contact form below.
Yoga in the Yurt!
For private classes (1:1 or small group / family tuition)
Yoga in the yurt is a unique experience for those looking for private yoga tuition in a peaceful setting. Surprisingly spacious, fully insulated / heated and set in a private, rural garden in the picturesque village of Boxted, it is an ideal mini retreat experience each time you visit.
Private classes are tailored to the individual or small group for either personal development, fitness & general wellbeing or indeed for specific health conditions. All sessions are taught by Prema Jyoti (Louise), who is a highly experienced British Wheel of Yoga trained yoga teacher, yoga & Ayurvedic therapist and mindfulness teacher.
Also available in the yurt..... meditation, mindfulness, relaxation, sound therapy & marma massage.
For a deeper connection with yoga & meditation for personal growth and health, or for rehabilitation / assistance following stressful events or illness through therapeutic yoga & Ayurveda, get in touch for 1:1 yoga or couples/family/friends private classes.