Weekly classes are held at The Yoga Room and Mulberry House.
Booking is essential - please book your block or session at least 24 hours in advance. Thank you!
Pricing information is available at the bottom of this page. Terms & conditions and enrolment forms are available when you book your class, session or block.
Regenerative classes which facilitate deep, conscious relaxation, providing relief and balance across all aspects of our being: physiological, mental, emotional and psychological.
Gentle relaxation poses where the body is fully supported by bolsters, cushions, blankets and other support, allow us to learn how to accept support and relax deeply, entering the calming state of the parasympathetic nervous system. Beginning with some soft unwinding movements through the spine, as the session progresses we feel our muscles and tissues relax as the mind becomes quiet and our breathing smooth and settled, releasing tension and easing congestion through the whole body-mind. Caring conscious touch and the use of high quality essential oils further support us as we rest more deeply in this practice.
The sessions incorporate Yoga Nidra, an ancient practice which translates as "conscious sleep". Through guided deep rest in the sub-conscious space between dreaming and wakefulness, where the body sleeps while the mind remains aware, we can find peace, authenticity and ease, and a sense of our deepest nature and limitless potential.
These sessions are beneficial to all. They can be especially useful for those of us experiencing stress, tension, overwhelm or lack of quality sleep, and for anyone living with or recovering from chronic fatigue, burnout, or illness.
Nourishing and empowering classes which are inclusive and suitable for all women, whether beginners or seasoned yoga practitioners. The focus is on connection - to self, others and nature - and our internal experiences, while we create space and ease in the body.
Therapeutic Yoga for Women classes combine a body of therapeutic practices which celebrate the cyclical nature of women’s lives, and help us to access our deep knowing. The practices work with the whole body, mind and spirit, and are designed to support women's health and well-being in particular. We work with our inner experiences and emotions to encourage self-awareness and self-kindness, and access our resources for coping with whatever life is bringing our way.
Through each term, we work with Yoga Somatics, Restorative Yoga, Yoga Nidra, Movement, Breath, Sound, Yoga Philosophy, Mudra, Gentle Flow, Meditation, Laughter, and our connection to our own and nature's rhythms and cycles to optimise vitality and creativity.
These classes provide excellent support for women's general mental and physical health. They are especially supportive for women of any age who feel stressed or frazzled, or experience anxiety or low mood.
Women seeking to support and optimise fertility will benefit greatly from these sessions, as well as those experiencing womb-related concerns such as irregular, painful or heavy periods, endometriosis or PCOS, and those transitioning through menopause.
Open to all women, and no prior experience of Yoga is needed.
Weekly, except for break over Christmas and New Year, on:
Mondays, 7.30pm - 8.45pm at Mulberry House
Tuesdays, 5.45pm - 7pm* at Mulberry House
Wednesdays, 7.30pm - 8.45pm at The Yoga Room
Thursdays, 4.15pm - 5.30pm* at The Yoga Room
Supportive and nourishing classes that support us throughout pregnancy, while preparing for a positive birth and transition to motherhood. The practices gently stretch, strengthen and calm both mind andbody, while connecting to our growing babies.
We use yoga postures, breathing practices, meditation techniques and specialist guided relaxations (including Yoga Nidra for Pregnancy) to:
- build strength and stability
- relieve exhaustion and lift the spirit
- find more comfort in the physical changes which pregnancy brings
- promote calm and boost vitality
- support emotional and spiritual adjustments
- resource ourselves for birth and beyond
- find optimal pelvic floor tone to prepare for birth and support postnatal healing
In these Pregnancy Yoga and Birth Preparation classes, we give lots of encouraging information and practical guidance around our changing needs throughout pregnancy, including the prevention and management of various symptoms and discomforts of pregnancy such as back pain, pelvic pain (PGP), heartburn, and leg cramps, as well as working to encourage optimal foetal positioning for baby.
We encourage a community of support, and lasting friendships are often formed between mamas in these groups. We also host a closed group on Facebook in which we share further connection and information.
Pregnancy Yoga and Birth Preparation classes run in rolling blocks of 8 classes which so that mamas can be supported throughout pregnancy and begin when space becomes available. We tend to run classes every week with the exception of Christmas and New Year break. Each block of 8 classes can be taken over a 9-week period.
Suitable for all mums-to-be from 12 weeks of pregnancy. No previous experience of Yoga is necessary.
Private sessions also available - please contact us to arrange.
Nurturing and revitalising urban retreats which provide an inspiring and relaxing afternoon for pregnant women.
We explore one of our biggest resources for pregnancy, birth and motherhood - the power of breath - and its capacity to support us in all that life brings, in conjunction with the deeply relaxing practices of Restorative Yoga and Somatic Yoga specifically for pregnancy.
Mamas leave the sanctuary equipped with a variety of breathing techniques and practices, and therapeutic Yoga postures, which support us and our babies during pregnancy, birth and beyond. We'll share tools for a range of physical and emotional states, including:
- Preparation for birth
- Bonding with and soothing baby
- Adjusting to motherhood
The practices are deeply relaxing and revitalising, leaving us feeling restored and ready to share tea and treats with the other mamas in the group.
"Mama's Breath & Body was excellent! It was nurturing and informative, and really well organised." ~ Tomasina H.
"Thank you both for a really lovely Sunday afternoon - it was super relaxing and great to meet some more mums-to-be!" ~ Sarah W.
All mamas with passengers on board welcome! No previous Yoga experience necessary.
Friendly and relaxed classes for parent/carer and baby to enjoy Yoga together!
Yoga adapted for babies provides a delightful way to give babies the variety and amount of movement and touch on which they thrive. We benefit from the postures designed specifically to support the body in the postnatal period, while simultaneously facilitating and enjoying baby's delight in the movements of Yoga. Enjoy the ease, fun, uplift and peacefulness that Yoga can bring, together!
Yoga with Babies classes provide a friendly, relaxed environment in which to learn and share Yoga with other parents and babies. A range of practices is developed over the weeks so that the fun and benefits of Yoga can gradually be incorporate into day-to-day life with baby.
Classes incorporate Postnatal Yoga, Baby Yoga, and simple elements of Baby Massage.
We are a small, supportive and relaxed group - join in, or feed, change or walk about with your baby as you need.
Come with any experience of Yoga or none - the classes are inclusive and suitable for all carers of babies from 6 weeks to 6 months old. If mama is recovering from C-section, it is advised to wait until baby is 8 weeks old.
Gentle and nurturing classes provide emotional and physical support to create a positive foundation for optimal fertility.
Whether you are preparing to start a family, have been hoping to become pregnant for some time, or are undergoing a programme of IVF or other assisted reproductive technologies, these classes are nourishing, restful, and extremely beneficial.
Elements of Hatha Yoga, Restorative Yoga, Yoga Somatics and Yoga Nidra are combined to lower stress and anxiety levels, balance your endocrine and nervous systems, facilitate deep relaxation, and release tension and congestion through your whole body-mind.
The practices also encourage a connection with your womb space and energies, supporting familiarity and trust with your unique rhythms, boosting your menstrual and reproductive health and optimising your possibilities of conception and a healthy pregnancy.
Yoga for Fertility classes are open to women at any stage of the fertility journey. Yoga for Fertility is currently offered within our small, friendly and supportive Yoga for Women classes.
Private sessions are also available for women, men, and couples.
Therapeutic and supportive sessions combining healing Yoga Therapy philosophy and practices in conjunction with professional counselling and psychotherapeutic support.
You will be met by a compassionate and experienced therapist in a safe and confidential space to receive support in whatever difficulties or challenges you are facing. Acknowledgement of and working with the inter-relatedness of our physical health, emotional experiences, mental well-being, and access to out sense of vitality and resourcefulness underpins this approach.
Any aspect of the experience of living can be positively worked with in these sessions. Specific issues you may seek support with might include:
- Anxiety, including panic attacks
- Stress or burnout
- Low self-esteem
- Sleeping difficulties, including insomnia
- Bereavement and loss
- Relationship or family difficulties, including separation or divorce
- Loss of health and vitality - including chronic pain, chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS/M.E.), fibromyalgia, cancer, autoimmune conditions, and other health issues - including those which have not received an official diagnosis
- Women's health issues including: irregular menstrual cycles; painful periods; peri-menopause and menopause; PMS; endometriosis; fibroids; hormonal imbalances; PCOS; vulvodynia; subfertility; infertility; miscarriage or stillbirth; postnatal depression (PND)
- Surviving emotional, physical or sexual trauma
- Preparation for and recovery from surgery.
Yoga Therapy is gentle and no previous experience of either yoga practices or counselling or psychotherapy is necessary for you to receive benefits from these sessions.
In each session, space is given for exploring your concerns. You will be then guided through a tailored combination of practices which may incorporate gentle movement, breathing techniques, inquiry, and relaxation practices, to support your physical, mental and emotional well-being. You will also receive practical resources and understanding to help support you between sessions.
Beverley is an experienced Yoga Therapist, Counsellor and Psychotherapist (MBACP). She began her formal professional training in counselling and psychotherapy in 2006, and has worked with a broad range of clients both in the UK and internationally for several years. Her passion for and experience of the positive influences of Yoga practices to our physical and emotional health inspired her to embark on exploring this area further, leading to her current research for a Professional Doctorate in Psychotherapy with the University of Edinburgh on the bridge between Yoga and Psychotherapy.
In addition to her private practice, Beverley works as an Assessment Counsellor for the PF Counselling Service, a respected and established charity in Edinburgh, as well as volunteering her time to offer weekly counselling and psychotherapy sessions there.
To book your Initial Consultation to explore together whether Yoga Therapy might be supportive for you, please get in touch.
Tuesdays, 7.30pm - 9pm at Mulberry House*
*Currently offered as part of our Therapeutic Yoga for Women classes
Calming and revitalising classes which combine gentle movement with breath, energy awareness, and simple mindfulness and meditation practices.
Along with simple breathing exercises for balancing the nervous system, these supportive practices will nourish the mind, body and soul, relieving fatigue and providing a sense of well-being.
Suitable for all, from complete beginners to those who are experienced in yoga and wish to practise at a gentle pace in a nourishing environment.
Tailored sessions which offer undivided attention and support for wherever you are on your individual journey with Yoga, at a time and location to suit you.
These sessions can focus on specific physical issues, such as tight shoulders or hamstrings, or back pain or discomfort, as well as emotional concerns such as stress, anxiety, depression or fatigue.
Private sessions are ideal for those who are unable to attend regular classes due to work or family or travel commitments, as well as students who simply prefer to practise away from the class environment.
They are extremely helpful for complete beginners who want to learn the basics of yoga safely, or intermediate students who wish to deepen in their asana, pranayama or meditation practices.
They also offer tailored support and help improve physical and mental performance in sports and activities, such as cycling, running, football or rugby.
Suitable for every body.
Yoga Therapy Sessions
Initial Consultation (90 minutes) £65
Package of 5 sessions (75 minutes) £270
Yoga for Women (90 minutes)
5-week term £60
Pregnancy Yoga (75 minutes)
8-week block £108
Private session £60
Yoga with Babies (60 minutes)
6-week block £75
Chillout Yoga (90 minutes)
Single session £18
Private Sessions (75 minutes)
Single session £60
5-session block £270
Tailored Yoga Nidra (60 minutes)
Single session £50
Recording of Nidra for home use £10
Teacher Mentoring Sessions
Discounted rates for teachers - please get in touch