8 Morden Road, London, London, SW19 3BH, GB
Carla is Welsh but has lived in London for over a decade and finds it hard to consider being anywhere else. She originally trained as an actress, started teaching yoga in 2013 and hasn’t looked back. Her classes are steady, strong and mindful. She has over 600 hours of training, likes to keep things fun, and wants everyone to enjoy the benefits of this amazing practice.
Taylor has been practicing hot yoga for 9 years, starting with Bikram yoga while at drama school. She fell in love with the heat and the amazing benefits of practice, both physical and mental. Coming to class was a reliable constant that helped her greatly with anxiety and to feel more connected to her body. After trying many forms of yoga, she decided to do her teacher training with Hotpod in 2019. Taylor’s classes are fun, energetic and uplifting!
As a passionate long distance runner & regular five-a-side footy player, Colly found yoga as a means of recovery for a busy sporting schedule. Having trained with Hot Pod Yoga in 2018, he’s now also trained specifically in teaching yoga for sports and to athletes with Manchester United’s Sarah Ramsden, as well as developing a strong interest in the role of the breath with his Oxygen Advantage breathwork training. He enjoys challenging, mindful movement to get you out of the head & into the body
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.
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.
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 a 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.
Orly qualified as a yoga teacher in India in 2016, and started teaching for Hotpod Newcastle in early 2017. Since then she’s never looked back, and has recently had the good fortune of seeing her Hotpod family expand following her move to London in 2020. Orly loves having the opportunity to meet so many wonderful people with shared passion through her work and is so grateful for her place within the Hotpod community.
Sarah was introduced to yoga during her time at drama school and found that when things felt hectic, yoga kept her rooted and calm. Sarah encourages lightheartedness throughout practice while always keeping the greater tradition at heart in a practical and relatable way. Sarah believes that absolutely everyone can reap the benefits of strengthening the body and calming the mind through yoga.
Miztli Rose is a London based yoga teacher of British and Mexican heritage. She first discovered the joy of yoga whilst training as an actor at The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. After practicing for 5 years, Miztli decided to undertake her 200 hour teacher training with Hotpod. Since then she has taken further training in Pregnancy, Yin and Restorative practices. As a teacher, Miztli is particularly interested in the power of yoga to help enhance creativity, and is passionate about helping students nurture themselves through movement. When she is not teaching, Miztli continues to work as a performer and comedian.
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.
Sarah started out as a ballet dancer, dancing was her life and she loved everything about it. After graduating from dance college she worked as a dancer onboard P&O and costa cruise ships and explored the world. Once this chapter in her life came to an end she was looking for a way to stay fit and strong, having trained her whole life so rigorously. She discovered hot yoga first, she remembers laying on her mat at the end of a horrendous hour of crazy yoga poses and sweat and she thought…..this feels like dancing, the technique, the power, the grace. From there she tried out different styles of yoga, Ashtanga, Hatha, Forrest, Vinyasa. She fell in love with the vinyasa style instantly. She trained at Hot Power Yoga studio in Clapham, London in October 2015 and has been teaching ever since. She started teaching at gyms-Anytime fitness, Fitness first and later progressed on to yoga studios- Blok, AM Power yoga studio, HPY studio, Hot Pod yoga studios. She has taught students of all abilities and experience throughout her teaching career and also those with injuries. She teaches pre/post natal yoga, restorative yoga and vinyasa yoga.
She is best known for teaching a powerful, dynamic, energetic vinyasa class. With many modifications to suit every student from beginners to the advanced yogi. You will become strong, flexible, grounded, toned and very fit if you train with Sarah. She knows how to make you sweat so if you are willing to put in the work and push yourself to your limits, Sarah is the teacher/trainer for you. She also likes to make you laugh while you’re flowing/training so prepare yourself for endless dad jokes!
Olivia is a yoga instructor with over 10 years’ experience of personal yoga practice and a background in competitive sports and ballet. Outside of the pod, Olivia works in financial marketing and events so understands the pressures of corporate life but loves to unwind and refocus through hot yoga.
Olivia brings mindfulness and a physical practice influenced by functional training and movement to the Hotpod community.
Ildiko was born in Hungary and moved to London at the age of 18. She discovered yoga when she was going through a difficult phase in her life. During this time she realised that her true passion is about helping others and pushing them to achieve their goals. She loves motivating and inspiring people on their journey and seeing others succeed in making their life more fulfilled.
Georgie immediately fell in love with yoga after discovering all its beautiful forms. His classes are tailored for every ability, body and walk of life, feeling that yoga is in every way it is expressed, good for everyone. He is also an aromatherapist and body worker, has a love of plants, natural health and is passionate about the subtle body, the great Yogi’s and enjoying life with a smile.