Arch 406, Mentmore Terrace, London, London, E8 3PH, GB
Catherine has been practicing yoga for several years and found it a natural progression from the dance and pilates she had done before and started teaching in 2011 qualifying with Yoga London. With an incredible energy about her, Catherine’s classes are filled with fun, teaching students not to take themselves to seriously…. she’s a native Londoner who loves people & loves life!
Mel’s journey with Yoga started during a particularly rough period of her life. In 2014 after quitting her job in finance, she travelled to India to study in Rishikesh, returning home with an open mind and a thirst to learn more. As her practice developed over the years, she started to find peace and contentment, acceptance of herself and her limitations. These are the foundations of her teaching method today. Mel’s style is unique, relaxed and informative, taking inspiration from her teachers and the great yoga network that surrounds her.
Hongyi was first introduced to Iyengar yoga 20 years ago but soon after moving to London, would discover the myriad of styles that the city had to offer. It led him to Vinyasa yoga, which he has been practising since, and appreciates the dynamism, physicality as well as calming qualities. A desire to deepen his knowledge in yoga was motivation to complete teacher training, marking the start of a personal yogic journey. Through emphasis on linking breath and movement, he hopes to encourage greater physical self-awareness, and bring a feeling of balance and awakening to the practice.
Anna De Sousa
Anna discovered yoga during her last year of uni. She decided to learn more about yoga and became a certified Yoga Teacher(200HR). Anna is a fun and energetic teacher who instantly makes you feel welcomed and relaxed through her friendly approach. Originally from Spain, Anna has also lived in Paris and now is in love with London!
Charlie first stepped on a yoga mat whilst studying as an actress. She quickly felt the physical and mental benefits of practicing & became more and more intrigued taking her to India where she did her first trained. Charlie became a full time yoga teacher in 2011 , since then has gained her 500hrs certification in Bali & has assisted on Hotpod yoga teacher trainings. She loves exploring different types of yoga which brings an eclectic edge to her teaching.
Charlie believes in keeping the time you spend on the mat fun, honest and spontaneous. She encourages you to learn together, to be challenged and to explore your own potential in a playful and uplifting way.
She is returning after maternity leave and excite to be part of the team again & be back in the pod.
Claire has always felt the need to express herself and her emotions through movements, that had been gymnastics or dance. When she discovered yoga in 2014 she learned how to listen to her body more intensively and truthfully and becomes completely amazed and passionate by the connection between her mind and body. Having trained with Hotpod Yoga in London, she will teach a dynamic vinyasa flow that will focus on the connection between a conscious breath and a mindful body awareness. She invites her students with all levels to learn more about their own body in a very kind, safe, dynamic and nurturing way.
Emily was first introduced to yoga about 8 years ago in Australia. She went on to complete her training in Bali and started teaching there, before teaching here in London. 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.
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!
Evelin’s yoga journey started in 2012 when she was looking to complement long distance running. Aside from appreciating the physical benefits, she was amazed by the calmness and mental clarity yoga gave her and has been practicing ever since. Evelin qualified on Hotpod’s own 200-hour Teacher Training in November 2018 and is excited to share her passion by teaching classes that nurture and challenge at the same time.
Immy is a fun, relaxed teacher who will always bring happy, uplifting energy to her classes. Expect to chuckle, explore, and be left with a little more sparkle than you arrived with. Immy also writes a lifestyle blog on all things yoga, life and baking. Immy invites a balance between the physical asana and nourishing the soul.
Jodi has been a body worker since 2012, she’s a qualified Level 3 PT, Kettle bell trainer, Pilates instructor and health coach but she fell in love with Yoga the same year and has dedicated herself entirely to Yoga since 2014! It’s been a total life revolution and things have never remained the same since. As someone who gets bored easily, Jodi says it’s just brilliant that the practice and teaching of yoga continues to inspire, teach and open her and others up to more delicious ways of living.
Roxanne came to the mat as a retreat from her hectic job as a journalist around 10 years ago. She is trained in vinyasa flow, mandala vinyasa and pre and post-natal yoga. Her classes are fun, dynamic and playful – and she loves being upside down!
Sofia Panas O'Brien
For Sofia yoga has always been a place to reconnect and find some calm in a frantic world. Having originally started the practice at university, Sofia then continued to practice on her travels, studying in India and teaching in Colombia before returning to London to share her practice. She endeavours to provide a safe, nurturing and welcoming space for all to explore their body-mind connection and to feel yoga’s incredible benefits.