29 High Street, Northwich, Cheshire, CW9 5BY, GB
I have been a Sport and Muscular Injury Physio for over 10 years and have practiced Hatha and Vinyasa Yoga myself for nearly 4 years. I love how yoga has had a positive impact on me. Not just physically but also mentally too. That’s why I decided to become a Yoga Teacher.
I had surgery to my knee in September and yoga has helped me massively to get back moving again. It’s the perfect way to incorporate strength and flexibility work into my rehab programme. As like me once you get the yoga bug, you won’t turn back.
Holly began practicing yoga in 2013 to help stretch whilst running a lot. After training for a marathon, her knees were playing up and she began to focus more on the yoga and less on the running, quickly realising the mental and emotional benefits of a regular practice. She completed 200 hours Ashtanga/Vinyasa Flow in 2016, Children’s Yoga and Mindfulness in 2017 and Yoga for Autism in 2018. Holly’s style ranges from dynamic flow to chair based or purely relaxation/Yoga Nidra; adapting to suit a variety of groups and making yoga accessible for all. She is very excited to have this studio in her home town of Northwich and to continue to spread the magic of yoga.
To me, yoga is an adventure which brings freedom and joy. I am a keen runner, and found the constant pounding of my joints was often leading to muscle strain and injury. The discovery of a regular yoga practice delivered immediate stress relief; then, over time, ease of joint movement, improved balance and most definitely strength. I became a fanatic! After attending many years of yoga classes and being inspired by excellent teachers, I wanted to share the gift of yoga with others.
I studied and obtained the YMCA Level 3 Diploma in Teaching Yoga in 2016, and I have been teaching Hatha Yoga with Vinyasa Flow in a modern style ever since. Hotpod yoga has enabled me to combine this style of teaching with the added benefits of the heat element. I love the positivity, space and focus that yoga creates within the mind and body, and my enthusiasm for this is to strive to enrich your everyday life with energy and enjoyment!
Sylvie first started practicing yoga in her twenties and was amazed by its health giving and restorative qualities. She attended yoga classes on a casual basis for years for her own practice. After a bout of illness, she turned to yoga in a more meaningful way, to help rebuild her health and bring balance and harmony to her life. As Sylvie recovered, she felt compelled to learn more and enrolled in teacher training. She qualified with the British Wheel of Yoga and trained with Strala. Sylvie has had experience working with children, teens and adults; people from all walks of life and different backgrounds. Her passion is to make yoga accessible to as many people as possible, and help them bring the benefits of yoga into their lives, both on and off the mat.
Becci is one of our teachers with an energetic and dynamic approach. She totally loves what yoga can bring to ones life and been practising yoga for over 13years and teaching since 2014. In her classes she likes to inject a bit humour to the classes whilst making sure all the postures are done in a correct and safe way so expect plenty of adjustments and advice on how to get the most potentiality out of your class.
I have practiced Vinyasa Flow yoga since 2007; I love the strength and fluidity that Vinyasa Flow brings to my yoga practice. I also practice Hatha and Iyengar yoga, enjoying the focus both these styles of yoga bring to alignment and stability. Yoga helped me to change my life for good; I left the corporate world, did my 200 hour yoga teaching course, and have never looked back. I have a passion for anatomy and physiology, never failing to be amazed how the body can have such a strong impact on the mind. Being a keen sports person myself, I also teach yoga for sports and currently I’m studying to understand how yoga can enhance a sports person’s performance. I like to make my classes informative and fun, hoping they produce the desired outcome for each individual student.
Minna Scaife is the owner of the Hotpod Yoga Northwich studio. After falling in love with Hotpod Yoga she first decided to open her very own pod and then recently qualified as a Yoga Teacher herself. Minna has two young children has found Hotpod Yoga the best thing to finally tone and condition her body after having children. Since starting her yoga journey Minna has found first hand how yoga can really benefit you in more ways than one from better posture, improved sleep, increased energy levels and being able to relax easier and she is very keen to help all the customers to get the best out of their Hotpod Yoga journey.
Minna not only runs a small number of Hotpod Yoga classes herself but also runs practical workshops that are full of tips on how to improve your yoga practise and how to make sure you do all the postures with correctly. She is also available to provide private sessions in the Pod and can run exclusive workshops for local companies or any special interest groups who would like to learn more about yoga.