About me

Welcome

I have been teaching yoga since 2012. My first regular yoga practice started in 2006, I was working in a Health Spa performing a lot of massage and was also Mum to a 1 year old. Life was busy and yoga gave me a complete sense of release for both my body and mind. If I ever missed a week, my back ached and my mind felt unsettled.

After having my second baby, finding time for myself was a rarity but I kept up my regular class, it was my 1 hour a week just for me.

When the children started school, I started to grow my yoga practice. I loved the way yoga made me feel I became more aware of self care, of not only nurturing and caring for my children but also the importance of nurturing myself. I felt like I had discovered a secret, One that I wanted to share with others.

I started my teacher training in Iznate Spain with my wonderful Guru Manorama. I completed my 200hr Classical Hatha Yoga course with Yoga Alliance. That same year I went to India and completed a further 100hr course delving deeper into yoga philosophy and yoga as a therapy.

As my adult classes expanded, I started to think about not only sharing yoga tools with adults but being able to also share yoga with children. Knowing that our younger generation can experience just as much stress and worries as us adults.

I was lucky to study with Susannah Hoffman at TriYoga completing my Children´s Yoga training in 2014. My classes grew and I went on to study Post Natal Yoga with the wonderful Nadia Narin, Author of 2 self care books and one of the original teachers at Triyoga London.

I studied once again with Manorama in Spain in 2018 completing an advanced yoga therapy 100hr Yoga Alliance course.
In February 2020 I completed a Yin Yoga Course in London, after a keen interest in yoga and the Yin element of slowing down in a very Yang based world.

Yoga is a continuous journey and one that has taught me a deep awareness of my Body, Mind and Breath.

Teaching yoga gives me a profound sense of purpose and fulfilment. Yoga really is for everyone, giving a deep sense of happiness and joy.

Namaste

My Yoga Qualifications
2012
Classical Hatha Yoga
Yoga Alliance
2012
Yoga as Therapy
India
2014
Childrens Yoga
TriYoga
2015
Post Natal Yoga
Nadia Narin
2016
Yoga Teacher Training
Yoga Alliance - India
2018
Advanced Yoga Therapy
Spain
2020
Yin Yoga
London
Services

How I Can Help You

Adult
Classes

Adults classes are weekly and located in Ashtead, Surrey. All levels catered for. Beginners welcome. Click here for more details

Childrens
Classes

Childrens classes are weekly and located in Ashtead, Surrey. All levels catered for. Beginners welcome. Contact for more details

Private
Sessions

Private 1 to 1 sessions are available where we will customise and tailor your session to suit your goals and fitness objectives. Click here for more details

Yoga as
Therapy

Yoga as therapy can be extremely beneficial for treating existing mental and physical health issues, and also as a self-care strategy for prevention and maintenance. Click here for more details

Yoga
Retreats

Take time away from ordinary daily life and try our yoga retreats. Escape from the stresses of everyday life and bring back peace and natural wisdom, with the guidance of an experienced yoga Teacher. Click here for more details.

SeasonalYoga

I offer seasonal yoga classes in Marbella, Spain during the summer months. Contact for more details.
What They’re Saying

Claire was my yoga teacher to my two young children and myself for over 4 years. Her soothing, calming voice and excellent guidance helps all her students get the best out of themselves during their practice. And just wait til you experience her guided meditation and gentle massage during Savasana. You will never want to miss a class!
My family are blessed to have met and practiced with Claire during our yoga journey.

Julia FlemingClient

I came to Claire to improve my mobility, as I kept suffering recurring injuries. Firstly, my increased range of mobility & flexibility stopped my shoulder issues and helped me improve my lifts.
I asked Claire to put on a Men's group for my clients, who loved the sessions and it helped improve their health enormously.
She also taught me a lot through mindfulness and meditation at the end of the class. She also took the time out to check in with me regularly, lent me some incredible books and helped me find "self love".
I will never be able to repay Claire for helping to have a more peaceful mind and healthier body and I urge others to start on the journey I am currently on.

Luke HillPersonal Trainer

Claire came into my life when I most needed emotional, spiritual and physical balance. My body was aching from too much exercise and running.
My soul was aching from loss and I was very anxious about the future. Claire invited me to try her yoga class and I never looked back. Claire brings true magic to her class. She is very passionate about yoga, an inspirational teacher, full of wisdom, knowledge and respect for the Art of Yoga. It is very important to me that Claire balances the spiritual side of yoga with the physical.
Soft music, candles, essential oils, her gentle guiding voice ...an overall magical ambiance and nurturing experience.
She cares deeply about every student, asking about our wellbeing, adjusting our individual practice accordingly. Teaching us to listen to our bodies, to focus on breathing, correcting postures, never rushing an asana.
Most kind, attentive teacher, who truly knows how to engage her students.
I have been practicing yoga with Claire for the past 4 years, first in Spain and now in England. She became my true Guru, someone I feel I can open up to and receive valuable advice from, I feel truly blessed to know Claire .

Thank you, Claire, for bringing tranquility, strength, flexibility and overall balance into my life. Namaste

Aliona TravinaClient