vinyasa flow yoga : all levels


This class is taught by:

Mischa Varmuza

Mischa teaches a combination of strong steady flow and longer holds to both uplift and connect to stillness. Expect each class to challenge as well as restore you, with focus on breath and alignment, self inquiry, and unfolding.

Mischa's yoga journey began over a decade ago. She is a 500 hour certified teacher having most recently completed a 300 hour advanced training with Sianna Sherman who she has now stepped into apprenticeship with and assists around the world. Mischa completed her 200hrs teacher training with leading Vinyasa Flow teacher Claire Missingham and studied Iyengar yoga intensively both in India and in London. She carries on exploring a number of styles and philosophies from which she draws inspiration for her classes.

Shira Hess

Shira's vinyasa flow classes offer carefully designed, progressively complex sequences, inspired by yogic philosohpy. Expect to sweat and work hard. Nourishing hands-on assists will help you access deeper forms of each pose and are a vital part of her classes, along with pranayama (breath exercises) and mantras.

Shira trained with Claire Missingham and her teaching remains deeply rooted in her powerful approach to vinyasa flow.

What guides Shira as a teacher and as an eternal, humble student is the deep belief that yoga is a tool and catalyst for growth.

Rachel Middleton


Rachel is an experienced teacher whose accessible, technique-orientated vinyasa flow classes are informed by a background in yoga therapy and her ongoing studies in anatomical science. Students appreciate Rachel’s attention to detail in the postures, as well as her distinctive musical playlists.


Rachel holds an advanced certification in Jivamukti Yoga alongside multiple other teaching qualifications, including pre and post-natal specialisations.


Aleksei Zukov

Aleksei is a Jivamukti yoga teacher with a background in martial arts and acrobatics, and so his vinyasa flow classes offer a strong, sustained practice with some interesting poses thrown in. Expect motivating instructions and hands-on adjustments, as well as pranayama and chanting.
 
Aleksei believes that yoga is not only a physical practice but a spiritual one where the practitioner dives deep in the study of the Self and learns to attain a higher level of consciousness.

Jayne Miller

Jayne teaches Ashtanga and Vinyasa flow yoga with a strong focus on healthy alignment and awareness. She creates energising, yet mindful and varied classes.

Jayne trained with Yogacampus and is accredited by the British Wheel of Yoga and Yoga Alliance.
 
Introduced to yoga at college, Jayne has since then taken many styles in her own practice including Hatha flow, Iyengar, Anusaura and therapeutic yoga. She brings in elements of them all to her teaching.
 

Frankie Walker

Expect classes with attentive alignment and playful exploration, infused with warmth, encouragement and a deep understanding of the postures, practices and philosophy of yoga.
 
Frankie discovered yoga while studying performance and quickly developed a self practice. From a book. With soft focus images of ladies in leotards standing on their heads. Fortunately she then got some expert guidance from Iyenger teachers. She later travelled, lived and worked across India for 12 years and began her teacher training at the Sivananda ashram, followed by a 200-hour teacher training in Pranayama with Prahladha Reddy.

She later trained with Usha Devi and other senior Iyenger teachers, practised Mysore-style Ashtanga, dynamic vinyasa krama with Stewart Gilchrist, and finally met John Stirk who introduced her to the work of Vanda Scaravelli and her profoundly wise approach of going with the body, not against it, of deeply listening to what underpins our need to move. She also draws from classical Osteopathy, Cranio-Sacral therapy and Feldenkrais, understanding that how we approach ourselves and engage with our body-mind has an enormous effect on the benefits we reap from our practice, both short and long term, on and off the mat.
 
Frankie continues to work and train regularly with John, practising with, and assisting Scaravelli-inspired teacher Catherine Annis and working with Restorative and Somatics teacher Aki Omori. She is continuously studying Embodied Embryology and Functional Anatomy.

Lila (Lizy) Whiting

Vinyasa flow and Jivamukti yoga teacher Lila combines playful discipline with intelligent sequencing that builds strength and awareness, encouraging her students to defy their own expectations. Expect strong work and dynamic play.

Since her first experience on the mat at 21, Lila has found herself transformed from desk-bound lawyer to globe-exploring yogini. Whether studying Iyengar in Rishikesh, practising Ashtanga at dawn or completing her 300 hour Jivamukti TTC, she draws upon a number of methods to inform her own style, best summarised as energised and technical play.

Simona Schimanovich

 
Simona creates challenging and playful sequences for her classes, highlighting the richness and expression of vinyasa flow. She encourages students to connect with the natural flow of energy and to practise from a place of self-acceptance and compassion.

She completed her 200hrs training in 2015 and is now continuing the 500hrs Advanced training with Aditya Yoga School led by Alessandra Pecorella, a dedicated, long-term student of Shiva Rea.


Simona has studied extensively with leading international teachers Simon Park and Meghan Currie. She spent several months in India, deepening her practice at the Sivananda ashram in Kerala as well as with intense Ashtanga training in Mysore. Over the years she has also attended a variety of yoga retreats and festivals around the world.

Isabell Britsch

Isabell's vinyasa flow classes offer imaginative, sometimes challenging and always fun sequences, balancing the energy of dynamic movement with the stillness of a moving meditation. Her teaching is warm and welcoming and often includes yoga philosophy and pranayama.

In addition to her long standing personal meditation practice, Isabell regularly attends silent Vipassana retreats and this mindfulness practice informs her meditation and pranayama classes.

 

Isabell trained with Yogacampus and holds British Wheel of Yoga and Yoga Alliance accreditation. She studies with some of the world's leading yoga teachers including Richard Freeman, Shiva Rea and Rod Stryker and has trained in yin yoga with Sarah Powers.

Eryck Brahmania

Eryck started practising yoga as a professional dancer and completed his teacher training with Claire Missingham, achieving an Outstanding Grade. He teaches creative and fun Vinyasa Flow classes which focus on precision of alignment and the breath. Drawing upon yogic texts as inspiration, he also ensures students are supported by a groovy playlist and hands-on assists.
 
A dynamic flowing practice of postures drawing on the ashtanga yoga tradition yet with creative sequencing so that each class is different.

Deep stretching for strength and flexibility leaves you energized yet relaxed.


All levels - everyone welcome, differing abilities are catered for. Complete beginners should be aware that a minimum level of fitness is recommended as these classes may be faster paced or more physically challenging.


Upcoming classes:

  • Tue 17 Oct 7:00 am - 8:00 am with Mischa Varmuza
  • Tue 17 Oct 8:30 am - 9:30 am with Shira Hess
  • Tue 17 Oct 10:00 am - 11:30 am with Rachel Middleton
  • Tue 17 Oct 11:30 am - 12:45 pm with Aleksei Zukov
  • Wed 18 Oct 7:00 am - 8:00 am with Jayne Miller
  • Wed 18 Oct 8:30 am - 9:30 am with Frankie Walker
  • Thu 19 Oct 7:00 am - 8:00 am with Lila (Lizy) Whiting
  • Thu 19 Oct 8:30 am - 9:30 am with Jayne Miller
  • Thu 19 Oct 10:00 am - 11:30 am with Mischa Varmuza
  • Thu 19 Oct 8:15 pm - 9:30 pm with Shira Hess
  • Fri 20 Oct 8:00 am - 9:00 am with Aleksei Zukov
  • Fri 20 Oct 10:00 am - 11:30 am with Rachel Middleton
  • Fri 20 Oct 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm with Rachel Middleton
  • Sat 21 Oct 10:30 am - 12:00 pm with Simona Schimanovich
  • Sat 21 Oct 11:15 am - 12:45 pm with Rachel Middleton
  • Sat 21 Oct 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm with Isabell Britsch
  • Sun 22 Oct 4:45 pm - 6:15 pm with Eryck Brahmania