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A Place That’s Your Own

We all have to negotiate life’s challenges – personal relationships, work stresses, health issues, and the daily expectations of the world around us. Pressures build slowly, imperceptibly until, at last, we realise that the demands exceed our ability to cope. We can feel exhausted.

Time to Be

It’s no surprise that sometimes we need a breathing space. Time to pause, reflect and recalibrate. Time to ‘be’.

I wholeheartedly recommend Manjunaga’s sessions to anyone looking to de-stress and reconnect with themselves.

— Kate Williams

A Perfect Calm

For many people private yoga classes offer that calm, safe space.  A place to replenish physically, emotionally and spiritually.

In my early 60s I realised how much of my life I had lived in my head and how disconnected I was from my body. I sought a yoga teacher who would take an holistic approach – the integration of mind, body and spirit. Working with Manjunaga on a one-to-one basis has been a revelation.

— Rodney Hill

And why not?

The benefits of yoga are many.  It offers and opportunity to find peace, clarity, an inner calm and confidence. It offers physical benefits too – strength, flexibility and poise.

These sessions have been absolutely invaluable. As an academic and someone who sits for most of the day, I can all too easily get lost in my head. An hour later and I leave Manjunaga’s feeling refreshed, ‘reset’, less anxious, and more connected with my body.

— Kate Williams

Going Deeper – a More Personal Connection

Some people want to go deeper than is possible in a group yoga class. They want a more relational experience where the teacher is available just for them. A focused private one-to-one experience where they receive the teacher’s undivided attention.

Manjunaga always starts each session by checking in with how I am and asks what I want so he can tailor the session to my needs. These sessions have been absolutely invaluable.

— Kate Williams

To Love and To Care?

A class tailored to meet your specific needs. A class designed to help increase your self-awareness so that you are better able to care for yourself. A class that will help you feel more alive, more human.

My flexibility and general fitness have greatly improved. However the most important development has been in my mental and emotional experience.

— Bill Gleave

In Your Time… On Your Terms

Private one-to-one students often talk about new depths, new insights, about a valued, private, peaceful space – an oasis of calm and understanding.

Yoga has become an essential part of my daily life, supported by my always inspirational and enjoyable weekly one-to-one sessions with Manjunaga.

— Rodney Hill

An Open Invitation

Some come once a week. Some monthly. Others when they can.

You can come when you want.

No pressure. No distractions.

The weekly sessions give me the ability to step out of daily life and bring a level of mindfulness that continues well beyond the lesson and into the week.

— Bill Gleave

My rates?

£46 for one hour private session for one person.

£66 for an hour private session for two people.

Block of sessions 5 x 60 mins £205

I operate a 48 hour cancellation policy. If unable to keep appointment, kindly give us 48 hour notice to avoid any late charges. Please enquire for further details.

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