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All zoom and outdoor classes included with Unlimited Access Membership


Pay £5 for this week for unlimited access
then £45 for remaining weeks to 2nd July 2021

Continue with pay as you go option at £5 per class

Email [email protected] for more information

Then book online: BOOK A CLASS 


£50 x 12 weeks up to 2nd July for unlimited classes (ALL zoom and outdoor sessions).  This includes Tuesday 1-1 Tutorials (first come, first served booking), access to zoom recordings to use whenever you want up to a week after the live class and the outdoor classes  (subject to space).

TRIAL MEMBERSHIP - New Zoom Students

£5 for one week of unlimited classes (live zoom and recordings as above).  No commitment or pressure.  If you choose to become a Gold Member just pay whatever the balance is for remaining weeks after your trial week eg £50 for 12 weeks.
Renewals will be due for everyone from 3rd July for the next three months.    


Individual classes are £5 each with a recording of the class you attend available on request.  

Payment by bank transfer (email for details) or cheque - email me for details. Cash is accepted for outdoor classes if you don't do online banking (correct amount only please, in a plastic bag or envelope). 



Zoom Sessions open 10 minutes before official start time to allow for setting up and chat.  Presentation classes are taught without stopping and (within safety limits) participants are welcome to do their own thing without being observed or corrected.  
Interactive classes are more personal and I may stop to watch the participants and offer individual corrections and adjustments.  It is up to participants to choose whether they have their camera on or not.  However, I recommend cameras on for interactive classes in order to get maximum benefit from the session.


Stretch & Flow Yoga 10.00 to 11.30am


Outdoor Yoga in Lodge Farm Park (bookings being taken now)

Family Yoga 5.00 to 6.00pm 

One-to-one consultation (Gold Members and their nominees only) 6.00 to 7.00pm (by email arrangement) 

Back friendly Yoga 7.15 to 8.15pm


Wellness Yoga 10.00 to 11.00am


Movement & Mindfulness 11.30am to 12.45

Yin and Restorative (gentle mat based stretches) 6.00 to 7.00pm

Class Descriptions

Stretch & Flow Yoga 

Zoom Presentation class: just turn off your camera and go with the flow

Backcare Yoga 

Zoom interactive class - ideal for people with back issues looking to increase their confidence to get moving in a supportive group environment

Wellness Yoga 

Zoom interactive class - from my patio (weather permitting) to where-ever you choose to be (indoors or out).  This is a lively, fun class where I share my daily practice with you.

Movement & Mindfulness 

Zoom interactive class - chair and standing movement leading to seated mindfulness practice. 

Family Yoga

Zoom interactive class for children aged 6 and upwards with a participating adult.  All ages, with or without children, are welcome to join this fun, upbeat session.  

Yin Yoga 

Zoom interactive class - gentle and passive stretches in this mat based class leading to 15 minutes total relaxation 

Restorative Yoga

Tuesday Outdoor Yoga (from 30th March)

MORNING            -    11.00am to 12.00 midday

AFTERNOON       -    1.00 to 2.00pm

                                 -   2.15 to 3.15pm (extra class if required) 

£5 per class (cash, cheque or bank transfer)
5 places per session  - booking essential to ensure social distancing   

Please bring your own mat and wear layers you can easily take off/put on.  Classes are undercover in the bandstand and go ahead whatever the weather.  

One to Ones 

Usual rate for a one hour private class (£30) - via Zoom at a mutually agreed time

This service is available for individuals, family groups or friends.

Why not have a Zoom Yoga Party and split the cost?
Email [email protected] to arrange a free consultation/chat 


Book Club: Friday 7.00 to 8.30pm

Once a month - Facebook group and possible in person meetings 


Free recordings of this year's Facebook livestreams are still available in the private Facebook group: Free Yoga with Body and Soul.  

To join you will need to answer three questions including the confidential health declaration.  New students, including complete beginners, welcome (subject to completing the health declaration).

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Never practised yoga with an online class before?  Worried about using Facebook?  

Read my blog (regularly updated on my new look website).

April Theme: Trust


"I place my trust in myself and the universe."

Quote of the week: 

"He who does not trust enough will not be trusted."
Lao Tzu (d.543BCE), Chinese Philosopher

Yoga classes in Romford and Hornchurch combining classic Hatha with flowing Dru sequences - suitable for everyone.  New students and complete beginners especially welcome at all my classes - expect small, friendly and supportive groups with a mix of ages and abilities.  

Mid block starts and drop-ins usually available.  Modifications and chair alternatives offered when appropriate.

email: [email protected] to book


Stretch and Flow Dru Yoga - morning in Tesco Community Room, Roneo Corner 

Every Sunday 10.00 to 11.30am  

£5 Trial class, then £30 per 6 week block (£8 drop-in) 
Classic Hatha yoga blended with flowing Dru activations, EBRs and sequences suitable for all abilities including complete beginners.  
Please bring a mat if you have one.  Blocks and Blankets provided.


Movement and Mindfulness (over 50s) - morning in The Golden Lion, Romford

Every Thursday 11.30 to 12.45 followed by shared lunch 1.00 to 2.00pm 

£5 Trial class, then new flexible CLASS CARD £55* for 6 classes or £30 for 3 classes to be taken any time within 16 weeks (6 card pass) or 8 weeks (3 card pass) - *includes after class food from Body and Soul Picks  

Fun, easy to do movements - standing or chair based only.  Suitable for everyone including people who have difficulty getting up and down from the floor.  The last part of the session introduces chair based breathing and mindfulness techniques.  

No mat required.  Just wear loose, comfortable clothes and bring water and a blanket or shawl.


Raphael Park, Main Road, Gidea Park

£5 pay as you go - dates to be confirmed

A fantastic way for all the family to try yoga in a fun and informal environment, get outside and get moving.  


Yoga is completely free to New City College (NCC) students and staff (term time only).  Participants are invited to "pay forward" with donations to Our Mala - a charity that works with refugees and asylum seekers, helping them to overcome trauma with yoga, English classes and other support.  

Email [email protected] to book - and always email to  cancel if you can't come.

Yoga for ESOL - NCC Redbridge (Ilford Site), Balfour Road - opp. station,
Monday 4.00 to 5.00pm  

Ladies only class for all physical abilities - combining a fun, Bollywood style warm up and gentle yoga with language learning (ESOL) - suitable for all English levels from pre-entry to advanced.  It is held in a studio room and incorporates videos, powerpoint presentations and slides via the Smartboard facility.  Mats supplied.

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Mary Griffiths

Email [email protected] if you would like a yoga class at your club or company.

I take bookings for individual instruction, small groups and one off sessions.  Why not get together with a few friends or work colleagues and have a yoga party?  Great for clubs, hen nights and wellness events.

Sessions by zoom until Covid restrictions are lifted.

Popular options from traditional mat yoga include Chair Yoga, Mindfulness and Laughter Yoga.

Charges negotiable depending on location and requirements but as a rough guide:
From £30ph for regular bookings
From £50ph for one off sessions


Moon Journal.

Join Ingvild Skodvin Prestegard's online community as we follow the moon's journey through 2021.

New Moon: 

As the New Moon returns I am filled with immense gratitude.  I spend time in nature and feel how connected I am to the earth and the seasons.  I feel humble and thankful.
Affirmation: I am grateful.

Moon Journal Facebook Community Page

Email to book courses or check drop in availability
[email protected]

Uniting Body and Soul with Yoga

Sunday morning class - Tesco Community Room, Roneo Corner 
email [email protected] to reserve your place


Review Service

Ask Body and Soul Yoga to your class/studio or send us a product sample and we will publish an honest, unbiased review on our REVIEW page including a link to your website or Facebook page*. 

Email [email protected] to arrange a visit.

* Subject to our approval conditions

Guest Blogs

Kirsty McArdle who, until last year, headed the Clear Village project in charge of Bedfords Park Walled Garden and now devotes her time to healing workshops:; and 

Kate Gardner, a fellow Yoga Professionals qualified instructor living the life in Ibiza.  Kate uses DoTerra Essential Oils to enhance her yoga practice.  She also leads pre and post natal groups from her island home:     

Got something to say?  If yoga has inspired you or changed your life in any way why not share it?  Let us know if you would like to write a guest blog and we'll publish your article on the website.