19 Eccleston Yards, London, London, SW1W 9AZ, GB
Erin has been practicing yoga for around 6 years, as a balance to hectic city life. Having graduated from Hotpod’s 200hr Teacher Training, she has been helping others reconnect with their bodies and find balance in their own lives through conscious movement and meditation. Erin’s classes are dynamic, fun and will leave you full of energy and ready to take on the day!
Through all of life’s chaos and challenges, yoga is a place Jamie finds he can always come to when in need of grounding and stillness of the mind. He has been practicing for nearly a decade now and has found a new love in assisting others in discovering their personal path to this accent discipline. He specialises in vinyasa flow yoga with a strong emphasis on the breath and often talks about breathing techniques that can help reduce our levels of stress and anxiety. It doesn’t matter if you can’t touch your toes, Yoga is so much more than that and is for absolutely everyone. Jamie particularly likes working with beginners and will use language and instruction that is simple to follow making you feel very comfortable and in safe hands.
Alex started dancing before she could walk. Her fascination with the arts became her career as an adult and she went on to perform in numerous musicals and other theatrical productions. After being out of the theatre industry for a year Alex Needing something new to sink her teeth into and found the fitness industry. She now specialised in teaching Hot and Power Yoga, Pole Fitness, Barre and anything else that uses dance based techniques. She is excited to share her passion and energy with you.
Lindsey hails from Canada and when she’s not flowing with you in the Pod, she can be found at the theatre or wrapped around a cuppa. As a new teacher to HPY, Lindsey cannot wait to be part of this beautiful community.
One half of Hotpod Yoga’s founding duo, Nick’s been teaching yoga for 6 years and has lead workshops worldwide with a particular focus on assists, adjustments and teaching style. In charge of developing and managing the quality of teaching across Hotpod Yoga worldwide, he has helped hundreds of teachers develop their teaching technique and effectively bring their personality across in their classes.
Nick’s approach to teaching epitomises what Hotpod’s all about – a down-to-earth accessibility, high on impact (both mental and physical) and a good bit of fun.
Eleonora’s teaching focuses on using the yoga practice as a tool to live deeper and more meaningful lives. Her interest in the body and mind connection, self-improvement and creating the best possible version of yourself led her to yoga.
She pays careful attention to the students’ individual needs and gives adjustments, variations, and modifications to help them deepen their practice physically, mentally, and spiritually.
She teaches dynamic vinyasa classes that emphasise building strength, creating flexibility, encouraging play, and learning to float. Her caring and intelligent teaching style makes yoga relatable for all levels.
Whether beginner or advanced, students can get ready to step outside their comfort zone.
Valentine discovered yoga in 2010 and was instantly drawn to learn more. After years of dedicated practice she decided to complete a teacher training course so that she could share her knowledge and help others make yoga a part of their lives. Her classes will inspire you to find strength, discover a deeper awareness of your body, feel your breath and ultimately experience a deep sense of relaxation after practice.
Whilst on tour as a backing vocalist, Zalika was pursuaded to try a yoga class – and instantly became hooked! After practising for 6 years she attended a Sumits Yoga class in Arizona where the entire class was set to a curated play list and was, once again… hooked. That same summer of 2014, Zalika completed her Hot Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training in Santa Margherita, Los Angeles and has since enjoyed her journey as practitioner and teacher. With music and yoga being the consistent theme, working with Hotpod Yoga was an inevitable love affair.
Lucy has been practicing Yoga for 16 years and been teaching for the last 5 years in Chile, Spain and now in London. Her classes are strong, slow and meditative, with the intention to enable the individual to really lose themselves in the flow and become fully present, as well as gaining flexibility and strength of the mind and body. She has experience teaching private; group classes; children; yoga for surfing; and yoga for the recovery from trauma and eating disorders. From this she has developed skills to deliver and create classes that work for a wide range of abilities, looking for that sweet spot, that varies for each individual. Feeling welcome and in a truly nurturing environment open to all is what hooked Lucy to yoga, and this is what she intends on passing on in her classes.
Emily was first introduced to yoga in Australia. She went on to complete her training in Bali and continues to add to her training in India. As well as being a dedicated yogi, she is now a wellbeing and intimacy coach. Through her practice she has begun to unravel and explore her inner landscape, alongside building strength and flexibility. Em’s teaching style reflects her desire to support and nurture her students on their own journey, on and off the mat.
Antonia has been practicing yoga for the last 7 years and left her Mental Health Nursing role to embark upon a career teaching yoga. Antonia is always seeking new ways in which she can learn and grow and teaching yoga has been her biggest educator. She enjoys teaching yoga as it allows her to look beyond her own personal practice and connect with others unlike ever before. This has inspired her to live a life dedicated to inspiring others through the practice of yoga. Her classes are dynamic and fun but be prepared to be challenged. Antonia focuses on alignment and does her best to support students through hands on adjustments and verbal cues. Antonia loves sharing, teaching and movement and will leave you feeling energised and revitalized.
Nicola has been practicing yoga on and off since her teens but it was hot yoga that really got her hooked. She completed her first Yoga Teacher Training in 2015. Nicola believes that yoga is for everyone regardless of age, size, current fitness or flexibility level. She loves the combination of strength and flexibility, power and grace and achieving that balance which comes with a regular yoga practice. Yoga has made her stronger physically and mentally, more determined and focused, more balanced and calm. Yoga has helped Nicola deal with anxiety issues, physical injuries and all the usual stress and challenges we all face in our daily lives. She loves teaching as a way to help others discover the benefits of yoga to both body and mind.
Isabelle was introduced to yoga through a community project in Battersea which engages with disadvantaged young people through skills such as boxing and yoga. Inspired particularly by a local yoga teacher and all that she did for the community, Isabelle witnessed first hand how how movement could transform people’s lives. She completed her 200 hour training in 2017 and has not looked back. She has since furthered her study in other areas of the practice and is now a 200 hour Naad Sound practitioner as well as more recently training as a Stott Pilates teacher and Barre teacher.
With a unique and playful approach, Isabelle enjoys working with students to challenge themselves and explore their personal approach to the practice. Her teaching is enriched by her love of sound, voice, meditation and breath which she weaves into her classes in the hope to bring a sense of calm and joy on and off the mat.
Being a trader in the City, Erika was first drawn to yoga as a way to unwind from a busy lifestyle, reduce stress and challenge her body. She understands the need for self-care and views HPY classes as the ultimate me-time. With a background in high-level sports, her classes are strong, with an emphasis on stamina and flexibility.
Born and raised in Italy, Gigi decided to move to London at the age of 19 seeking exciting experiences. She realised how much she loves the city and everything is has to offer so she never left! Gigi discovered Yoga in her early 20’s and has not stopped practising since.
She soon realised that Yoga for her, was finding space to discover herself, emotionally and physically. A safe, uplifting space that helped her to find self love, acceptance, strength and much more. Gigi always looks to support, lift and empower people in their unique journeys.
Her classes bring an unique approach to teaching and healing — one that is focused on self-inspiration and which embodies the physical, spiritual, and emotional aspects of wellbeing.
Having been exposed to an active and outdoor lifestyle from a young age, Becca has always been up for trying new sporting challenges. Initially getting into yoga to compliment running & exercise, she soon became hooked and qualified as a yoga teacher in 2016. She has since been teaching dynamic vinyasa flow classes, and expanded her knowledge into yin yoga and basic Pilates. Her teaching aims to link steady breath with every movement, offering an experiential practice that gives variations in order to welcome and empower students of all levels and experiences.
A passionate surfer, Bianca believes yoga helps us ride the waves of life. Although there are no beaches in London, Bianca landed back in the city after living in Singapore, Los Angeles, and most recently Bali – where she found mindful movement on her healing journey. Her classes are a balance of challenge and chill, drawing on her corporate experience to help shape the intention behind her teaching: building resilience, reducing stress, and fostering connection to ourselves and each other. Above all, she hopes to help you find your way.
Madelaine hails from Melbourne but now lives in London and came to yoga during her first pregnancy. Madelaine’s background is dance and her classes focus on creative and flowing sequences that are guided by your breath and your own self awareness. Through mindful movement and safe and precise alignment cues, she endeavours to adapt the class to whatever you need that day. Sometimes strong and dynamic, sometimes restful and calm, perhaps working with injury or illness. Whatever your level and experience, my classes are open to everyone and are really just an opportunity to give yourself space and time and open your mind to new possibilities.