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Our Teachers

When you start practicing you’ll notice that our teachers soon recognise you, know your name and support your experience at the studio. Our teachers are all different, with diverse lives, styles and backgrounds but what is consistent across the studio is that all our teachers are kind, committed and inspirational. We recommend practicing with as many teachers as possible to find the ones who have the greatest impact on your practice and your life.

Amy Bell

Amy offers integrative yoga classes that interweave themes, philosophy, pranayama, and mudra into a creative, mindful asana practice.  Expect intelligently sequenced flows that vary from strong and powerful, to more juicy and stretchy, depending on the thematic and postural focus that week.  The class will safely and playfully lead you up to a challenging peak pose and will support not only your physical progression but also your soul's journey towards greater wellbeing. Yoga has been a part of Amy’s life since her teens, and her teacher training includes 200hrs with Mercedes Sieff and 400hrs with Sianna Sherman (Rasa Yoga).   

Amy Bell

Brodie Bass

Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced Yogi, Brodie will inspire and empower your journey towards personal growth and well-being. 

His classes build strength, confidence and flexibility through intelligent and creative sequencing, safe alignment and calm focus - cultivating a deeper connection & understanding of yourself & others - on & off the mat. 

Be prepared to challenge your BODY, engage your MIND and liven your SPIRIT. 

Brodie Bass

Zeena Kalisperides

Zeena is a London based Ashtanga yoga teacher who has been practising yoga for over 25 years and teaching for more than a decade.  Zeena is one of the co-lead teacher trainers on the Yoga West teacher training and is dedicated to passing on the ancient teachings of yoga in an authentic way which honours the traditions, cultures and peoples from where and whom yoga has evolved.  Her classes are places where you will hear and see the embodiment of Sanskrit, Indian mythology and ancient mantras within modern yoga classes. Zeena runs the Yoga West Ashtanga Mysore programme where she has developed a committed community of students.  Her intention is to pass on the teachings and energetic therapeutics of the Ashtanga Mysore method one student at a time, one body at a time, adapting the teachings to meet the student in front of her.  Her teaching method is rooted in the traditions of the teachings of  Krsnamacharya, in that the healing benefits of the breath are the foremost focus of all asanas.  Her hopes for all students is that yoga will forever change their lives for the better, will help all to access the path of self-realisation and bring about collective healing. 

Zeena Kalisperides

Jeff Phenix

Jeff is one of London’s leading yoga teachers. He has been teaching at the capital’s leading studios for over 15 years and has also trained people to become yoga teachers for many years. He teaches a mindful ‘slow flow’ challenging style of yoga.

Jeff Phenix

Charlie Merton

A classically trained musician, sound & crystal healer, yoga teacher and music therapist, Charlie draws on her experience to weave uniquely beautiful sound compositions to move & soothe energies organically within her gong baths/sonic  sound symphonies. Within her Yoga classes, she is influenced deeply by the teachings of classical tantra and her teacher Sianna Sherman. Charlie’s classes are Prana infused with Mantras, Mudras and breathwork. 

Charlie Merton

Christian Coelho

Christian is an experienced London-based yoga teacher who teaches dynamic classes with a healing and mindful approach. He has been inspired by his exposure to a variety of yoga modalities, and likes to be creative with his class themes and sequences. 

Born and raised in Rio de Janeiro, where he founded his yoga studio Casa 111, Christian initially trained in Ashtanga & Rocket Vinyasa Yoga. Seeking to explore the healing and ceremonial elements of yoga, he later specialized in the therapeutic styles of Yin, Forrest Yoga, and the Native American practices.
After travelling to India, his passion for the history and philosophy of yoga was ignited. This led him to further his studies with renowned scholars at SOAS University of London, graduating with a master's degree in the Traditions of Yoga. One of his missions is to present the philosophy of yoga in an accessible way for students to embody its principles. 

Christian Coelho

Ellie Gordon

Ellie has a huge passion for holding creative space which translates into her Yoga Teaching. Yoga was initially integrated into her dance training with it’s physical benefits being the first thing to draw her in. Now she’s immersed in all aspects of the yoga teachings, she cherishes the continuous learning and the positive healing Yoga brings beyond the mat. She hope that she can encourage people to fall in love with holistic healing and show the importance of dedicating time to explore this. 

With an extensive background in dance and choreography she brings creativity to her sequencing, holding an enthusiasm for organic and intuitive movement whilst still integrating her Ashtanga & Vinyasa training to develop fun and strength building classes.

Ellie Gordon

Huma Jalil

Huma grew up in Islamabad, the majestic Himalayan foothills of Pakistan and this is where as a teenager the initial seed of Yoga was planted.  At age 21 she moved to London and completed an MA in Social Anthropology at SOAS University. This passion for and interest in the mystical and messy human condition continues to nourish and inform her practise. Her classes focus on breath awareness, alignment, and the interconnected nature of matter, mind and spirit.  The methodology is multidisciplinary, intuitive but also steeped in the traditional aspects of yoga reflecting her many years of study and personal practise.  She views the science and art of Yoga as a sacred life long journey revealing to us the extraordinary and infinite within the rich, interwoven tapestry of our everyday lives and the natural world.   
Huma feels blessed to have found this path that guides us back to our hearts, heals the body and elevates our consciousness, while creating a counter balance to the stresses and distractions of modern life.  

Huma Jalil

Ines Loughrey

Inés teaches slow flow, yin, and vinyasa classes.  

Inés teaches yoga as a way of life: she likes to facilitate space for others to remember the interconnection of the body mind network. Her classes weave together mindful movement, functional alignment, awareness of breath, and teachings from prominent philosophical texts, using the body as a vehicle for understanding who we really are beyond who we think we are. 

Ines Loughrey

Juliet O'Connor

Juliete first practiced Yoga aged 16 when she was asked by her mum to help her by being the 'guinea pig' for her classes. Since, yoga has become part of her every day life and she has found it benefits her on so many levels. Conscious movement and connection with the breath is at the heart of Juliet's classes. She teaches mindful and healing Yin Yoga classes or she loves playful Vinyasa flows that help to energise, connect with the breath, the core and find balance between strength, flexibility and stillness. Within them she brings a nourishing philosophical element or theme coupled with light-heartedness. She loves TKV Desikachar and his 'individually focused' approach to building a Yoga practice; it needs to serve the person and everyone is different! For this reason modifications to more complex poses are always given and she aims to teach classes that are fun and accessible, with the space and potential for what is learned on the mat to be taken and applied to positively impact
life off the mat too!

Juliet O'Connor

Mia Gemmecke

Mia has been teaching yoga for 4 years now and loves how versatile the practice can be. You'll find her teaching fun & creative vinyasa classes incorporating inversions and the odd handstand workshop. No matter which class you make it to, whether online or in person, expect to sweat, smile & leave feeling relaxed and uplifted. 

Mia Gemmecke

Pavlina Nehrebecki

When joining Pavlina's class, you can expect a light-hearted, rounded yoga practice with asana, pranayama (breathwork) and philosophy weaved throughout as well as rest for the body and mind. She aims to create a welcoming environment where you get to explore, challenge and nurture yourself in equal measure. Pavlina gets her inspiration in her own practice (having practiced yoga for 15 years) as well as continual studies with her teachers around the world. Having trained originally in Ashtanga and Rocket yoga, she now teaches more mindful, fluid and explorative Vinyasa yoga - where slow doesn't means easy! You are given plenty of opportunities for a challenge if that's what you need in the moment. Pavlina is also a certified Meditation teacher passionate about making meditation accessible and supporting everyone on their journey of expanding awareness and deepening connection to the present moment. 

Pavlina Nehrebecki

Yasmine Say

Yasmine is a STOTT-trained Pilates instructor. Her classes are dynamic and place a strong emphasis on correct alignment and posture. She firmly believes that Pilates can transform mind-body connection and teach you balance, control, flexibility and strength in so many aspects of life, and not just physically. She encourages her clients to listen to their bodies during class and leave any egos at the door. To quote the Pilates Master himself, Joseph Pilates: “In 10 sessions you'll feel the difference, in 20 sessions you'll see a difference, and in 30 sessions you'll have a whole new body”. 

Yasmine Say 

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