YOGA & PILATES IN THE BANBURY AREA

1.   Akasha Gym Unit 8, Overfield, Thorpe Way Industrial Estate, Banbury, OX16 4XR Telephone: 01295 257509 Akasha Gym is a small and friendly gym and studio located in Banbury. We have a fully equipped gym with free weights, iso lever machines and cardio equipment. We offer Personal Training and classes on the studio timetable include Yoga, Pilates, Body Balance, Body Pump, Bootcamp and Fit to be Mum. We now stock Forever Living natural aloe vera products including the Clean 9 Detox and Nutri Lean weight management program. We also stock protein powders and liquid egg whites Free parking.

2.   Banbury Physio and Pilates Bloxham Telephone: 01295 255382 or 07739 227666 Banbury Physio and Pilates provides Modified Pilates Classes, and 1:1 (or small group) tuition to improve core stability, flexibility and strength. It can also improve coordination, balance and is beneficial for those suffering from stress. All sessions are taught by a qualified physiotherapist with over 10 years experience working with patients with back pain and other orthopaedic conditions. I am also qualified to teach ante natal, and post natal pilates. 1:1 and small group sessions are carried out in your home.

3.  Chantal Salt Middleton Cheney Primary School, Telephone: 01295 711826 - Mobile: 07891 385722 Yoga Classes - Intermediate - Hatha - Ring for Details.

4.  The Core Zone Stone Barn, Burgess Farm, Middleton Cheney, OX17 2NE Telephone: 01295 710804 Pilates and Yoga Classes - Ring for details.

5.  Doris Fok Hanwell Fields Community Centre Telephone: 01295 738890 or 07845 884 742 Certified yoga and Pilates instructor - Both Pilates and Yoga are a great way to improve your strength and flexibility. Health benefits experienced by our participants include: better posture, higher energy levels, improved relaxation and better sleep.to name but a few - Various classes available - ring for details. Daytime and private classes are also available.

6.  Frankirk Yoga & Pilates Spiceball Leisure Centre and Hook Norton School Telephone: 07950 424037 Weekly mixed ability Yoga and Pilates Classes - Over-50s Yoga and Pilates, Yoga & Pilates in the Workplace, One to One Tuition, Private Tuition, Residentials abroad, Workshops and Retreat days locally - Ring for details.

7.  Healing Energy for Life 1 The Tithings, Swalcliffe OX15 5DR Telephone: 01295 780309 Yoga tuition, yoga therapy retreat days, reflexology, reiki, Feng shui, shamanic healing, tarot and astrology are all available under one roof! Contact Jo Badger to discuss your needs and she will help you to find a solution for all manner of life issues from physical aches, pains, stress and tension to clutter clearing and preparing an astrology chart to reflect love, money and relationships in your life. If you want a detox day of yoga therapy retreat time or a tension relieving reflexology treatment then we can offer you a choice of holistic remedies. Weekly group classes in Bloxham, Tysoe and Swalcliffe. Private tuition available.

8.  Hugh Poulton E-RYT The Mill Arts Centre Banbury Telephone: 01869 340335 Ashtanga yoga and Mindfulness - Based on the Ashtanga first and second series, discover how being completely present allows your body to recover it's true flexibility, lightness and strength Guided by Hugh's 28 years practise and 14 years teaching experience. Ring for details.

9.  Iyengar Yoga Classes The Core Zone, Middleton Cheney, OX17 2NE Telephone: 01295 721734 Mob: 07963 054149 Qualified experienced teacher (19yrs teaching) - All levels welcome - Please contact me for more information.

10.  Lorraine Newman (LoveYoga) The Banbury Private Physiotherapy Practice Ltd, Nortec House, 12 Northbar, Banbury OX16 0TB Telephone: 01295 257584 One to One specialised Yoga sessions. Small informal classes (maximum 5 students) for more individual attention. Yoga for Pregnancy classes as requested with qualified experienced teacher.

11.  Maddy Lesser Sibford V.H. and in Brailes Telephone: 01608 685726 Mixed ability with Meditation Classes - Please ring for details.

12.  Nikki Jackson Barford St. Michael Village Hall and Bloxham Jubilee Park Hall Telephone: 01608 811683 Gentle Yoga and Mixed ability classes - plese ring for details.

13.  Pilates Exercise & Therapy Centre Unit 2 Prescote Manor Farm, Cropredy, OX17 1PS Telephone: 07787 917 992 With two studio rooms, the Pilates Exercise & Therapy Centre is run by Katrena Osborne; a highly experienced instructor, certified in the world-renowned Stott Pilates ® exercise method. Stott Pilates has earned an international reputation as a most respected Pilates brand for the quality of its instructor training and its professional Pilates equipment including the Stott Pilates Reformer. The Stott Pilates Reformer is a precision Pilates machine that uses spring resistance and the client’s body weight to flatten abs, strengthen your back and lengthen muscles without adding bulk.

14.  Yoga Cropredy Village Hall and Kings Sutton Village Hall Telephone: 01295 722652 Hatha Yoga incorporating pranayama (breathing techniques) and deep relaxation. 'Real Yoga' qualified teacher and yoga therapist. Mixed Ability with Meditation (Shared teaching with Vicky O'Connor and Louise Willis). Ring for details of classes.

15.  Yoga in Brailes The Yoga Studio, The Cider House, Holloway Hill, Lower Brailes, OX15 5JA Telephone: 07717 221 756 Ashtanga yoga is an inspiring, dynamic and physically demanding form of yoga. The class is based on the primary series and the postures are dynamicaly linked to create a continuous flow. A regular practice will help to improve strength, stamina, flexibility and aid relaxation. The classes will be held in a light and spacious yoga studio. The classes are small with a maximum of 6 students per class. This ensures each student receives maximum individual attention. Classes are suitable for both beginners and more experienced students.

16.  Yoga Live It Classes at Banbury Rugby Club in Bodicote and the Redlands Centre in Banbury Telephone: 01295 256884 Health for the mind and body can be enhanced by: Yoga for everyone - Toning muscles and improving core strength - Realigning, relaxing and stretching muscles - Enhancing joint movement, consequently improving blood and oxygen supply to the joints and encouraging the removal of toxins. - Improving the capacity and function of the lungs through Pranayama - Yogic breathing (there are a range of techniques which are explored) - Learning to relax fully.