MY YOGA JOURNEY
"YOGA CHANGES LIVES"
See how it can change yours
I began my own Yoga journey in 2002, having suffered from excruciating cluster headaches for some months I decided to see if Yoga could help. Not only did it cure my headaches it also began to take away the aches and pains I had for years in my knees. Although I “found” yoga looking for help for physical ailments, I quickly came to realise the huge benefits to my emotional and mental well being too.
Having attended classes with Sam Rao for 16 years, through 2 pregnancies, work challenges, losing family and a close friend I found that Yoga really was the one thing I could turn to for help physically and mentally. In 2018 I took the leap to begin the next part of my Yoga journey and began my training with Sam Rao Yoga School.
I began teaching in January 2019. Since graduating I have attended numerous courses and workshops including Teen Yoga, "The Alchemy of Touch", Introduction to teaching pregnancy Yoga, principles of Yin and Restorative Yoga and Thai Massage introduction to extend my learning and be able to offer more classes to my yogis.
My personal practice remains incredibly important to me. As well as practice at home I attend a regular weekly class, as well as visiting other teachers and attending day and weekend retreats. These are amazing opportunities to self nurture and also improve my own teaching.
My wish is to share Yoga with my local community and encourage you to attend a class where you listen to your body, not just my guidance, finding a Yoga practice you can share in class and also take away into your every day life. Recognising that Yoga isn't just about moving but about breath, stillness, connection, how we live our lives, kindness, compassion and nurturing. Join me to discover what a Yoga practice can do for you.
"When you touch one thing with deep awareness,
you touch everything."
- Lao Tzu
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Lis is so passionate about what she does.
Her yoga classes are beautiful and wonderful for beginner and long-time yogi alike.
Lis is a lovely yoga teacher, who leads amazing yoga sessions. She has such a calming voice and has great knowledge about yoga and the body.
At a time in my life when I needed to focus on healing, I was lucky enough to be introduced to Lis and her beginners yoga class.