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Annie Anderson - Yoga Teacher

Annie Anderson BWY

Qualifications:

Antara School of Yoga teaching diploma, accredited by the Open College Network, Wales – tutor Geoff Powell.

Completed the Yoga and Anatomy Series for Teachers with Gary Carter (Natural Bodies, Brighton); British Wheel of Yoga’s Essential Anatomy & Physiology for Yoga module, and the BWY’s Foundation Course 1 with Sue Woolley.

Holds full insurance and current first aid certificate.

Experience:

Discovered yoga in her late teens and it gradually became part of her life, helping her become more flexible in body and mind. She has been teaching since 2013.

Type of Yoga:

Iyengar-inspired.

Current classes:

Teaches classes for University College, Isle of Man (UCM) and regular classes in Ballabeg.

Contact Details:

Tel or text: 07624 494489

Janet Bradley - Yoga Teacher

Janet Bradley

Qualifications:

Yoga Alliance 200 hours registered.
Yoga Bananas 80 Hours.

Experience:

Qualified as a Dance Instructor in 1994, practicing and teaching yoga since 2008.
Sun Power Yoga Teacher Trained, along with Children’s Yoga (Baby Massage and Baby Yoga, pending) also Beach Body Pro Team Member).

Type of Yoga:

Vinyasa Flow with influences of Ashtanga, Quantum Yoga, Pilates and Fitness based classes.

Current classes:

Shine Om Studio, 2nd Floor, 8 Victoria Street, Douglas.
Visit: shineom.me for further details of other teachers and full schedule of classes.
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Contact Details:

Tel: 07624 434775

Howard Caine - Yoga Teacher

Howard Caine

Qualifications:

Trained with Geoff Powell ‘s Antara 200 hour teaching programme.

Completed BWY Foundation programme and further studies locally.

Experience:

Taught since 2010, both private classes and for Karma Yoga Studio.

Type of Yoga:

Iyengar-inspired hatha yoga; Pranayama breath work; relaxation; sounds and chants.

Current classes:

Mondays: St John’s Methodist Hall, 7.30pm.

Contact Details:

Tel: 801776 or 497680

Karen Long - Yoga Teacher

Zoë Campbell

Qualifications:

Practicing yoga since 1992 and teaching since 2002.

Holds Ruth White (Karuna Yoga) Teaching Diploma (RYS500).

Completed Gary Carter's Yoga and Anatomy Course in 2009.

Experience:

Continued professional development through further courses with Ruth White, Geoff Powell, Philip Xerri, Dr. Ruth Gilmore and Gary Carter, plus workshops with Catherine Annis and other Vanda Scaravelli-influenced teachers.

Type of Yoga:

Inspired by Iyengar and Vanda Scaravelli. Suitable for all levels.

Current classes:

Based in own studio in Braddan
Wednesdays 7:00pm - 8.30pm

Contact Details:

Telephone 07624 460155

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Linda Carswell - Yoga Teacher

Linda Carswell

Location:

West and East (Peel and Douglas).

Qualifications:

British Wheel of Yoga Teachers Diploma (500+ hrs)

BWY Pregnancy Yoga.

BWY Yoga for People Living with Cancer.

Satyananda Yoga Nidra.

Experience:

Linda is based in Peel and also teaches in Douglas. She started practicing yoga in the mid 1980s, gained her BWY Teaching Diploma in 2004 and went on to complete various post diploma modules (see above).

Linda has taught UCM adult leisure classes for many years and at Karma Studio, Douglas since its inception. She welcomes total beginner to intermediate level students as well as private pregnancy clients.
She has a particular interest in yoga to support women through all phases of their lives and some of her regular classes are based around this.

Type of Yoga:

Hatha yoga with focus on precise alignment and flowing movements coordinated with the breath.
Linda says: "My passion is to make yoga accessible not just to those who are fit and healthy but also to those who live with chronic/ongoing health conditions".

Current classes:

Tuesday 6.30 to 8.00pm - Peel Clothworkers School (UCM class during Autumn and Spring).

Wednesday 9.30 to 11.00am (during school term time all year) - Gentle yoga for womens' wellbeing - Pilates Studio Peel.

Contact Details:

Tel or text: 07624 456782

Linda Carswell - Yoga Teacher

Heidi Danaher

Qualifications:

Started practising yoga in 1997 while at Leeds University studying Spanish.
Qualified as a teacher with the British Wheel of Yoga and also with Ruth White's Karuna Yoga.

Experience:

Has been teaching since 2005, privately and for UCM (formerly IOM College).

Completed additional teacher training modules in pregnancy yoga, postnatal yoga, children’s yoga and Mother & Baby Yoga.

Completed Primordial Sound meditation course with Deepak Chopra in 2008. 

Continues to study with Geoff Powell, Ruth White and Zoe Knott.

Active committee member of the IOM Yoga Network, since its inception.

‘Yoga helped me get more in tune with my body and eased the neck pains I used to get from a shoulder injury. The physical yoga practises of Hatha Yoga are specifically designed to free the body from tension so that you can sit comfortably for yoga breathing exercises and meditation.

‘The range of ages in the classes I teach are from conception to people in their 70s. I believe there is yoga to suit all ages. Often people get more into the meditative practices as they get older but it doesn’t mean they stop moving!’

Type of Yoga:

Teaches a variety of classes and also has a strong interest in nutrition and healing therapies.

Current classes:

Tuesday night yoga in Laxey (6.15pm – 7.45pm)

Contact Details:

Tel or text: 07624 461461

Phillipa Davey - Yoga Teacher

Phillipa Davey (Mᾱdhavi)

Qualifications:

British Wheel of Yoga Foundation 1, 2015.
Sivananda 200 hours, 2016.
Sivananda Adaptive Yoga, 2017.

Experience:

Although trained in the Sivananda school in London, most of her experience has been gained from Iyengar-inspired yoga teachers Sue Woolley and Ruth White and this is reflected in her classes. She has taught a class in Ballaugh and also does small classes at her home. She has been a member of the IOM Yoga network for many years.

Type of Yoga:

Beginners yoga and restorative yoga for people of her age group and ability.
‘I am 62 and have arthritis in my knees’.

Current classes:

Phillipa welcomes requests for informal yoga at home where she has a mini yoga barn.

Contact Details:

Tel: 4497731 or 897215

Jane Gunn - Yoga Teacher

Jane Gunn

Qualifications:

Pranayama Yoga Foundation Course with Philip Xerri planning Post Graduate Course 2017.

Experience:

Practicing yoga since the 1970s and teaching since 2002.

Type of Yoga:

Hatha Yoga very gentleworking towards harmony of body, mind and soul.

Current classes:

Wednesday mornings 11:00-12.30pm
(except for first Wednesday of the month - 1.30-3:00pm ).

All classes are at Reayrt Y Chrink Community Lounge Port Erin.

Private tuition available.

Contact Details:

Tel: 01624 832157 or 07624 463897

Esther Jones - Yoga Teacher

Esther Jones

Qualifications:

Twenty one years’ experience as a practitioner/teacher of yoga and further qualified with the Yoga Biomedical Trust (YBT) as a Yoga Therapist in 2005 having completed a 2-year Diploma Course in London.

Registered qualified Yoga Sports Coach having completed a Diploma Course with Yoga Sports Science in 2012.

Recently completed a further three years’ training with Los Angeles based teacher trainer Jeanne Heileman, founder of Tantra Flow Yoga.

Registered member of the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC). 

Type of Yoga:

Yoga Therapist, Yoga Sports Coach, Yin Yoga, Tantra Flow Yoga, and Vinyasa Yoga.

Current classes:

Esther Jones Yoga Website

Monday: 9.45 - 11am - Yin Yoga - Methodist Church Hall, Union Mills, Braddan.

Tuesday: Private Sessions - Booking Only - Derby Square, Douglas.

Wednesday: 10 - 11am - Easy Flow Yoga - 6-week courses (check website) Pilates, Yoga & Dance Studio, Ramsey.

Thursday: Private Sessions - Booking Only - Derby Square, Douglas.

Friday: 9.30-10.30am - Easy Flow Yoga - 6-week courses (check website) The Studio, King Edward Bay, Onchan.

Friday:11.30-12.30pm - MS Group Yoga - Methodist Church Hall, Union Mills, Braddan. Members Only (subsidised session)

Friday: 6 - 7.15pm - Yin Yoga - Memorial Hall, Union Mills, Braddan.

Contact Details:

Web: www.estherjonesyoga.co.uk
Tel: 07624 416654
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Karen Long - Yoga Teacher

Karen Long

Qualifications:

300hrs Pranashama Vinyasa Yoga.

Level 3 Fitness Instructing, Postural Correction, Rehabilitation and Personal Training.

Experience:

Twenty-five years’ teaching in fitness Industry in wide range of disciplines.

Type of Yoga:

Vinyasa Flow.
Postural correction.
Rehabilitation following illness or injury.

Current classes:

The Yoga Studio, Bowring Road, Ramsey.

Tuesday: 6pm - Beginners Yoga

Thursday: 11am - Hatha Yoga Therapy

Thursday: 6.30pm - Beginners Yoga

Contact Details:

Tel: 300449

Karen Long - Yoga Teacher

Daxa Patel

Qualifications:

Antara Yoga Teacher Training Course (2008-2010) with Geoff Powell, fully accredited by the Open College Network Wales. www.geoff-powell.co.uk
Also qualified in Indian Head Massage (2007)
Completed the British Wheel of Yoga (BWY) Foundation Course (2015)

Experience:

Attended first yoga class in 1999 (at the age of 35) mainly due to back pain after having fourth child. First teacher was Rosemary Salts, who taught at her home in Colby.
Long-time and active member of the IOM Yoga Network.

Studied with:

Rosemary Salts, Geoff Powell, Zoe Knott, Bob Insley, Mr Iyer, Sue Woolley - studying continues as knowledge and understanding is limitless

Type of Yoga:

Fusion of yoga styles but mainly Iyengar-inspired; beginners to intermediate

Current classes:

Home studio at ‘Sea Horse, Perwick Road, Port St Mary; Ballasalla School (UCM)

Contact Details:

Tel or Text: 452791

Dee Stockman - Yoga Teacher

Dee Stockman

Qualifications:

RYT 200 Yoga Alliance.

Additional 150 hours of Yin training with Norman Blair and Biff Mithoefer.

Experience:

Ten years plus as yoga student.
Three years as Yin teacher.

Type of Yoga:

Yin Yoga.

Current classes:

Karma Yoga Studio, Douglas.

Tuesday and Thursday, 6pm.

Contact Details:

Tel: 456285

Dave Sykes - Yoga Teacher

Dave Sykes

Qualifications:

Yoga Alliance, 200hrs Sun Power Yoga inc Yoga for Sport.

200hrs Synchronicity Yoga.

Experience:

15 years plus yoga practice, 10 years plus yoga teaching, 30 plus years weight training and martial arts practice (which I incorporate into my practice).

Type of Yoga:

Power Yoga, Vinyasa Flow, Yoga for Sport.

Current classes:

Cycle 360 members/PAYG class.

Taekwondo advance stretch/flexibility.

Private classes by arrangement.

Contact Details:

Tel/text: 07624 491901

Samantha Walker - Yoga Teacher

Samantha Walker

Qualifications:

British Wheel 500h Dip and World Yoga Alliance ERYT 500h Dip.
Also REPS Level 3 Diploma.

Certified Yoga Training School for 200h and 300h (World Yoga Alliance).

Experience:

Full time yoga instructor.

Samantha has trained many teachers, on and off the Island. She meticulously mentors her trainees, on a one-to-one basis.

Owner/Director of Karma Ltd, established1996.

Type of Yoga:

Samantha has created a contemporary way of teaching yoga, a style which incorporates all the elements of a traditional yoga practice, but which is taught in a refreshingly light-hearted, positive and modern way with the individual in mind.
Her style of teaching encompasses all, irrespective of age, size, or ability.

Current classes:

Classes are held at Karma Yoga Centre, 2nd Floor, 9-11 Duke Street, Douglas.

Current schedule HERE

Contact Details:

Tel: 07624 470522

Web: www.karma-iom.co.uk

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Sue Woolley - Yoga Teacher

Sue Woolley BWY FC, Karuna Dip.

Qualifications:

British Wheel of Yoga Teaching Diploma/ Foundation Course Tutor.

Ruth White Teaching Diploma.

Yoga Alliance 500 hours registered.

Experience:

Introduced to yoga 40 years ago; teaching formally for 23 years. Taught for IOM College for many years. Hosts weekend courses at Brightlife, Andreas and yoga days at Milntown, Lezayre. Have conducted two BWY Foundation Courses and currently running ‘Yoga Insights’ - a year-long course on the origins of yoga.

Studied with:

Anita Falconar, Ruth White, Geoff Powell, Zoe Knott, Philip Xerri etc.

Type of Yoga:

Iyengar-influenced; beginners to intermediate.

Current classes:

Karuna Yoga at The Yoga Studio, Bowring Road, Ramsey.

Contact Details:

Tel: 07624 490054
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