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Forming part of a Victorian warehouse originally storing military uniforms, Unit C1 in Building 14 at The Depot in Weedon Bec has been lovingly restored and given a new lease of life as a HotPod Yoga studio. Flooded with natural light, the studio boasts an impressive 33m length. We have showers, changing rooms, and toilet facilities available. Classes are offered 7 days a week at a variety of times and feature our signature HotPod Flow classes as well as several more relaxing and nurturing classes. On your way back from class, why not pop in to one of the many vintage stores or workshops on site? There are so many interesting businesses to visit.

studio facilities

  • Changing
  • Mats
  • Parking
  • Showers

Signature Inflatable Studio

Vinyasa flow

37 degrees

All levels welcome

find us

Unit C1, Building 14, The Depot, Weedon Bec, Northamptonshire, NN7 4PS, GB

Find Us

As you enter The Depot, keep the canal on your left. Proceed all the way to the far end of the site then turn right around the final building into a car park area and you'll see Building 14. The Hotpod Yoga Studio is on the first floor.

Alice Pead

Julia-Ann Barnard

Laina Lovegrove

Laina’s love for yoga started back in 2008, when she walked into a yoga class not even being able to touch her toes, but rather than feeling defeated and never going back to another yoga class, she saw this as a real challenge, never gave up and now 14 years later she is the yoga teacher. Laina has been teaching yoga for the past 10 years, alongside being a qualified Personal Trainer. Her approach to yoga is one that is very dynamic, achieves results and is fast flowing whilst being creative with the asanas and flow. Laina’s main goal in life is to be able to teach people how to move freely in without pain. Yoga is very much a part of her everyday life, as she knows the benefits it has had not only on her body but also her mind.

Ali Futrill

Ali’s passion for yoga was fully ignited in the tropics of Koh Samui, where she discovered Hot Yoga and later completed her 200 hour Yoga Alliance Teacher Training in 2007. She has since undertaken training in Yin Yoga and completed an additional 300 Hour Yoga Alliance Teacher Training in 2018.
Yoga brings Ali so much joy. It allows her to move and appreciate her body for all that it can, and can not do. Ali’s style of teaching style is encouraging, energising, but relaxed, and fun; aimed to let you leave everyday stresses behind. It’s showing up to practice and to just enjoy the sweaty journey.

Michelle Irving

Michelle’s passion for yoga started in 2012 when her son was injured in Afghanistan serving with the British Army. He had life changing injuries. He was encouraged to take up HotPod Yoga and went on to introduce Michelle to this amazing practice. She has never looked back.
Practicing yoga for over 10 years, Michelle decided it was high time to start teaching what she loves. Michelle now uses yoga to build strength and stamina, working on alignment, balance and will help you to understand how your body works whilst using your breath to guide you through your yoga practice. Whilst delivering a strong practice, Michelle will also take you into a lovely relaxation at the end of your class to help bring you into a gentle mindset. Michelle is a bubbly and energetic teacher who brings fun to the mat. Her practice will definitely leave you feeling energised.

Eliza Glynn

Eliza discovered the power of yoga 8 years ago and started practising to support her physical and mental health. In her own practise, she enjoys a challenging, dynamic flow but since completing her teacher training, has been exploring other styles of yoga. Eliza teaches yoga alongside her full-time role as a Nutritionist and is studying for a master’s degree in Nutritional Therapy, specialising in mental health. She brings her passion and positive energy to all her classes, and encourages students to appreciate their body and mind, through mindful movement and breath practice. Join her for a fun, empowering flow.

Millie Mi

Millie absolutely loves practicing and teaching Yoga. After practicing various Yoga styles for 18 years, she qualified as a Hot Yoga teacher through a Yoga Alliance certified 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training programme in 2020. Millie teaches various styles of Yoga, including Hatha Flow, Vinyasa Flow and Hot Yoga, she also runs some Special Yoga Events including Masterclasses, Yoga Workshops incorporating Yin Yoga, Restorative Yoga and Yoga Nidra. In addition, she also teaches BARRE classes, a fun class inspired by Ballet moves, fusioned with Yoga and Pilates, designed to have a full body workout and stretchout. Millie’s classes are dynamic and fun. She will put you through your paces while providing different options and modifications to suit all levels. You will leave her classes feeling totally relaxed, rejuvenated and with a smile on your face.

Fiona Barrett

Fiona is a Respiratory Physiotherapist and was first introduced to yoga four years ago following the birth of her son. She now has two young boys and has totally fallen in love with yoga, maintaining a daily yoga practice. Fiona enjoys creativity and adventure in her practice and has a passion to help students discover their inner potential. Fiona brings her physiotherapy experience to classes with a keen awareness of different individuals’ body shapes, movements and previous injuries. She encourages her students to explore the breath and its powerful impact on the mind and body.

Claire O'Driscoll

Claire is a passionate Yoga & Meditation teacher. With a practice spanning over 15 years, she lives Yoga on & off the mat. Her joy is to share the powerful, soft and mighty practice of Yoga with others, helping people to strengthen, open and find balance in body & mind.
Claire supports her students to build a strong, flexible base and more regulated nervous system. The Yoga asana is at the forefront of all of her physical practices, and it’s philosophies underpin her very way of life. Claire holds a strong view that yoga is for *every* body.

Liyen Mathew

Ex-synchronised swimmer Liyen had always enjoyed being fit and active, but after trying yoga for the first time in 2019, it changed her outlook entirely. It prompted a career change from a stressful senior management position to becoming a full time fitness coach and yoga teacher. “I stumbled upon Hotpod Yoga almost by accident but soon I was hooked. I met some of the team and got chatting to one of the owners at a local festival and immediately booked myself on to the next available intensive teaching training and franchisee training. I could not wait to share this incredible experience with others. Getting up in the morning and being able to have a positive impact on someone else’s life is the best motivation for doing a job. I’m discovering daily that mindful fitness and taking care of yourself is essential for a healthy body and sound mind.

the founder

Liyen Mathew

Having worked in the health and fitness industry since the age of 16, but always for large organisations, Liyen longed for the independence of running her own business. Her background in teaching group fitness classes combined with years in operational facility management has meant that owning a HotPod Yoga studio is the perfect combination. She joined 2019 HotPod Yoga Teacher Training and applied to be a Franchisee after. She is extremely excited to be launching in August 2022 in the stunning historic surroundings of the Weedon Bec Depot near Daventry. The timetable promises to offer a variety of dynamic and nurturing classes accessible for all abilities.

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