Studio Yoga Teachers

Tamsin Kelly is a British Wheel of Yoga Teacher.

Tamsin has been practising yoga for 18 years and teaching for eight.  Her classes focus on increasing strength and flexibility in equal measure, improving posture, stamina and core stability.  She teaches a style of Hatha Yoga which links breath and movement, integrating mind and body. Tamsin believes you’re never too young or old to benefit from yoga and her classes are suitable for all levels of fitness and ability, including beginners. She is also a qualified Yoga for Healthy Lower Backs teacher, a specialist 12-week yoga programme, clinically proven to reduce recurrence of low back pain.

Tamsin is trained to teach children from 3 – 12 years and has taught children for many years, including those with learning difficulties such as autism.  Tamsin is a REPS (Register of Exercise Professionals) Level III yoga instructor.  She continues to study anatomy and yoga philosophy with her own teachers, Gary Carter and Michael Hutchinson.

Carolyn Ryan teaches Iyengar Yoga

This style of yoga focuses on precision and the correct alignment of the body in the yoga poses. This ensures that they are safe, as well as effective in improving posture and increasing stamina and flexibility. Students will gain a greater awareness of their body, improve concentration and learn how to relax.  Carolyn’s classes are suitable for all levels from complete beginners to advanced yoga students. Carolyn gained her teaching qualification through the Iyengar Yoga Association.

Jo Wheeler teaches Hatha Vinyasa Yoga

She is a Yoga Alliance certified teacher and trained with Anne-Marie Newland at Sun Power Yoga.  She is a relaxed and conscientious teacher and this shows in her hands-on adjustments, explanations of poses and care spent on alignment, ensuring everyone feels happy and comfortable at all times – teaching us to have fun and move effortlessly through life’s challenges.

Belinda Middleton teaches Yoga for Beginners

Belinda discovered yoga more than ten years ago and is now training with the British Wheel of Yoga.  She has practised Hatha, Iyengar, Ashtanga and Vinyasa flow yoga and her classes are designed to give a thorough grounding in the basics of yoga for beginners or anyone wanting to revisit the basic elements.  Belinda believes the combination of breath and movement in yoga releases tension, increases mobility and improves mental clarity helping everyone to manage the many demands placed on them by everyday life.

Anneli McCullagh teaches Pilates (Body Control Pilates)

Her classes focus on strengthening deep postural muscles for greater fitness and stamina, encouraging students to work towards greater flexibility, walk taller, enjoy a flatter tummy and keep joint or spinal problems under control.  Classes aimed at beginners, improvers and intermediate classes cater for all abilities and are also suitable if recovering from injury.  Anneli is a member of the Body Control Pilates Association and has a BSC in Physiotherapy..

Clare Bates teaches Pilates

She trained to be an instructor after discovering how invaluable Pilates was in helping to rehabilitate her own body after suffering from Fibromyalgia, constant headaches and migraines.  Clare focuses on improving posture, helping students to break old habits and to align the body through correct muscle balance.  She also encourages improved breathing practice and adherence to exercise techniques promoting a sense of physical and mental well-being.  Clare is a Level III Pilates instructor and on the Register of Exercise Professionals.

Mandy Robinson teaches Pilates (Body Control Pilates)

Mandy was introduced to Pilates after she suffered a prolapsed disc during pregnancy and found it so beneficial it led to a complete career change when she decided to train as a teacher. Her classes focus on core strength, balance and toning, while achieving greater flexibility and a sense of well-being. Classes cater for all levels of ability and allow students to increase strength and stamina at their own pace. Mandy is a member of the Body Control Pilates Association and is on the Register of Exercise Professionals. She also has a level 3 BTech diploma in sports massage.

Gail Loudon is a Mindfulness teacher

Dr Gail Loudon teaches Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) and Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT). She qualified as a Medical Doctor in 1984 already with a strong sense of the connection between mind and body and the need for a holistic approach in her medical practice. She has worked as a GP and as an Elderly Care doctor in hospitals, which she continues to do. Gail is also qualified as a Medical Homeopath and a Reiki Master. She has practised mindfulness for five years and trained as a teacher with the Centre for Mindfulness Research and Practice (CMRP) attached to the Psychology Department of Bangor University. She continues to train with the CMRP to deepen her own practice and experience.