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Laura McBride

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Laura’s first experience of yoga was a chance class at university with a group of Buddhist monks. Her curiosity was sparked and a couple of trips to India and six years in the corporate world later she completed her first training in Hatha yoga in 2011. Laura has since gone on to study in many styles of yoga, training further in elemental yoga therapy, vinyasa flow, yoga and mindfulness for children as well as moving into holistic therapies and qualifying as a macrobiotic consultant and reiki practitioner. Laura is committed to developing her personal practice, regularly attending trainings and workshops so that she can continue to share her love of yoga with joy and energy.

Laura’s teaching style is intuitive and versatile, responding to the energy of the room and offering what she feels will honour where people are in their practice. Morning classes will usually involve flowing creative sequences; providing a degree of challenge whilst encouraging movement with greater awareness. Evening classes will include pranayama (breathing exercises)  some yin yoga or restorative postures to nourish and energise the body as well as meditation and yoga nidra.

Laura is teaching on these holidays

Our Fabulous Laura McBride is currently off on other adventures and will be back with us soon!

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