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about the studio

We’re Europe’s largest yoga business. Since 2013, over 100,000 people have immersed themselves in a Hotpod class at one of our 50+ locations around the world. You’ll stretch further, breathe deeper, sweat harder and melt fully into the Hotpod experience – a balanced flow of active and passive postures, working the body and calming the mind in equal measure. You’ll immediately find yourself a million miles away from the every day. Bring water and a towel to enjoy the unique immersion that is a Hotpod Yoga class. To understand it, you’ve got to experience it

studio facilities

  • Changing
  • Mats
  • Showers

Signature Inflatable Studio

Vinyasa flow

37 degrees

All levels welcome

find us

3-5 Rainsford Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 2PZ, GB

Find Us

Our Chelmsford studio is located on Rainsford Road, a short walk from Chelmsford train station. Head on in and one of our wonderful instructors will be there to meet you.

Anna

Anna’s yoga journey started 10 years ago when she took her my first hot yoga class and has been addicted ever since. Anna completed her yoga teacher training in 2017 and has been teaching regularly since then. Anna’s classes are challenging and fun with a strong focus on dynamic flows with a little bit of relaxation at the end!

Bessie

Inspired by music legend Madonna’s love of yoga, Bessie started practicing Ashtanga yoga in the late 90’s. Living in London at the time, Bessie fell in love with the practice – hot, sweaty, dynamic and athletic which transformed her physically and helped her achieve mental clarity and calmness off the mat. Bessie completed her 200 hour TT at Yoga Dharma in Southend and fulfilled a dream of travelling to New York to study with the inspirational team at Laughing Lotus.
Bessie loves working with both beginner and experienced students and her classes are aimed at delivering both balance and fun.

Sarita

Sarita is an Artist and Yoga teacher. She has always loved fitness but struggled to find a bridge between fitness and creativity. Yoga is the perfect tool to train body, mind and spirit whilst still maintaining creative freedom and the pod is the perfect environment for this. Sarita trained with Yoga London and has been on a journey through yoga and music ever since.

Lauren

Lauren moved back to the UK in October 2018, after four years of working abroad in Taiwan, China and Germany. She has had a successful background in martial arts, competing for the GB Judo team.

Lauren completed her 200 hours Ashtanga Vinyasa YTT in Barcelona in August 2018. She has continued her practice undertaking 50 hours of Rocket (Progressive Ashtanga) YTT with David Kyle and 20 hours of Mandala Vinyasa YTT with The yoga people.

Lauren loves the innovative conditioning of Hotpod Yoga. Her intentions are to empower her students by encouraging them to take ownership of their mind and body.

Vanessa

From a young child, Vanessa has always been a lover of music, dance and singing. After attending a workshop led by Mercedes Sieff, at London’s Om Yoga Show, Vanessa was inspired by the creative flow and whacky balance inversions. Six years later, Vanessa decided to explore the opportunity to teach and went on to complete Mercedes’ 200hr Absolutely Positively, Vinyasa Flow Yoga Teaching Training . Through her own journey with mindfulness and mental health and with a focus on positive psychology, Vanessa’s classes will challenge you on many different levels.

Caz

Caz started her yoga journey 15 years ago, attending classes with a variety of different tutors and styles. At the time, life was more fast-paced, working in the City and balancing her passion for fitness. For Caz, yoga was definitely the place where she could ”be just me”.

Having had enough of the City and quite by chance, Caz met an inspirational lady who guided her in the right direction – this is when she started to find her true self and her passion of yoga grew deeper.

Caz left the City in 2015 and in 2016 decided to take the next step to becoming a yoga teacher. She gained her 200-hour Yoga Alliance accreditation. Classically Hatha trained, with a deep focus on alignment, the positive effects of the breath on the body, the feedback the body gives you and the overall sense of “feeling good”.

Caz is friendly and approachable, which is reflected in her teaching style.

Emily

Emily is an Essex based qualified Yoga instructor, specialising in Yoga for Sport and Vinyasa Flow. Emily has practised yoga for over 10 years and has taught a variety of people from athletes through to beginners. Emily has trained with Sarah Ramsden and her classes focus on correct alignment and stability to help increase strength and flexibility. Incorporating mind calming techniques Emily’s class will leave you feeling physically challenged with an emphasis on overall wellbeing.

Emma

Emma completed her yoga teacher training with Hotpod in 2018. Emma is passionate about helping everyone feel good through movement, while having fun in the process! Her classes will challenge you physically but are always upbeat and full of smiles, with no doubt you’ll leave feeling refreshed and rested.

Lucinda

Lucinda first started practising Yoga over 10 years ago as a natural progression following many years of dance training in her youth. Following a successful career in the fashion industry Lucinda decided to train as a Yoga Teacher, training with Yoga London. Specialising in Vinyasa Flow, modified Ashtanga Vinyasa and Hatha styles, with a strong focus on core strengthening, Lucinda’s infectious passion for yoga style embodies physical, spiritual, and mental strength.

Danny

Danny was born in East London and has worked as a finance professional in Canary Wharf for twenty plus years. Danny moved to Essex five years ago, discovered Hoptpod Yoga and was instantly hooked. Danny completed his yoga teacher training with Hotpod in 2018. Danny is determined that 2019 will complete his transition from finance professional to full time yoga studio owner and he couldn’t be happier or more excited.

the founder

Danny Higgins

Danny was born in East London and has worked as a finance professional in Canary Wharf for twenty plus years. Danny moved to Essex five years ago, discovered Hotpod Yoga and was instantly hooked. Danny is determined that 2019 will complete his transition from finance professional to yoga entrepreneur and couldn't be happier or more excited.

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