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OUR TEAM

We are so lucky to have a fabulous community of teachers at Prana Yoga. Learn more about each of them below.

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Studio Owner & Yoga Teacher

Simone Jones

Simone Jacqueline Jones is a Vinyasa based instructor from California, and has been teaching since receiving her 200 hour Yoga Alliance certificate training in Los Angeles in 2011. Her classes are flowing, powerful and transformational and she teaches with great passion and love for movement on the mat.

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Najia Bagi

Najia is passionate about spreading the concept of Ahimsa / Kindness through her teaching, and infuses every class with an attitude of self exploration and acceptance. She completed a 200 hour teacher training in 2018, training in London and Andalucia with Inspira Yoga.

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Yoga Teacher

Katie McNeil

Katie completed 200-hour training in Oxford in 2020 and continues to deepen her yoga training. She offers a space for people to practice yoga and learn together as a community. Katie hopes to empower students in their yoga practice and she works to create accessible spaces with lots of options.

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Yoga Teacher

Lily Rossiter

Lily is a level 3 qualified Pilates teacher. Pilates helps strengthen your body and core, and improve flexibility and posture, while being playful and dynamic. After years of practicing Pilates she decided to train to become a teacher in 2017 and hasn't looked back since!

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Yoga Teacher

Dot Pritchard

Dot encourages people to notice and honour what the mind and body need in the present moment, knowing that what we need today may be different from yesterday, or tomorrow. Learning to live the path of yoga is integral to Dot's life, both on and off the mat. In 2021 Dot completed her 250h YTT.

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Yoga Teacher

Brett Parris

Brett’s teaching journey began with his 200-hour training in Australia, then a further 1600 hours with more advanced modules and studies in Sanskrit and yoga philosophy at Oxford, and now a DPhil in yogic ethics. Brett loves teaching everyone from beginners to experienced students who enjoy a strong Vinyasa flow.

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Yoga Teacher

Jasmine Norton

Jasmine is a Yoga Teacher and Contemporary Dance artist. In her classes, she imparts her deep understanding of correct asana alignment and is passionate about helping people to cultivate the deep internal awareness that yoga practice can bring, serving them both on and off the mat. Jasmine is a 250hr Yoga Alliance accredited Vinyasa flow and Rocket yoga teacher and has a first-class BA (Hons) degree in Contemporary Dance Performance from the Royal Conservatoire of Antwerp.

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Mindfulness and Relaxation Teacher

Brittany Maguire

Brittany is passionate about engaging the physical and intuitive senses to deepen awareness with your body's innate wisdom, helping you cultivate ease and self-compassion. By weaving several modalities (including breathwork, Reiki, sound, and meditation), she provides knowledge, tools, and practices to gain greater autonomy over your physical, mental & emotional health.

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Studio Owner & Yoga Teacher

Ale Manning

Ale offers an energetic practise that combines music with flowing and challenging sequences aimed at building balance of strength and flexibility. Rooted deeply in the yoga philosophy, her classes offer an opportunity to explore yoga beyond asana. Ale is a certified member of Yoga Alliance Professionals, Yoga Alliance (ERYT500, RPYT YACEP) and a founder of Fire and Bliss Yoga Retreats and Lifestyle.

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Yoga Teacher

Vicky Roberts

Vicky started her yoga journey in 2017 with Ashtanga Vinyasa, falling in love with physical challenges and the clarity of mind that the practise provided. She completed her first YTT in India in 2019 and now teaches a variety of different styles, including Ashtanga, Rocket, and strong creative vinyasa flows which stem from Vicky’s love of dance.

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Yoga Teacher

Ben Minot

Ben gravitated towards hot yoga for the transformative practice. He completed teacher training in 2020 with Spiralling Crow, Oxford, UK. Hot26 series is dynamic and for all levels. Like all yoga we self-regulate how much we are challenged in the room. One tip is to practice with a little inner smile, especially through challenging postures.

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Yoga Teacher

Laurence Lamonde-M

Laurence started practicing yoga almost ten years ago, as she was introduced to the mental and physical benefits of the practice by her mother and godmother. She completed her 200hr training at Aegialis School of Yoga on Amorgos, Greece in June 2022 and is grateful to share her passion for mindful movement with her students! 

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Yoga Teacher

Hannah C Nicholas

Hannah’s teaching is inspired by intuitive movement, inclusivity, and playful exploration, with classes structured to embrace yogic philosophy. Hannah teaches from the heart, facilitating a safe space for all students to explore the mind, body, and spirit. Yoga has been part of Hannah’s life for as long as she can remember, attending her first class aged 7, before completing her teacher training 17 years later at Yandara Yoga Institute.

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Yoga Teacher

Joy Le Fevre

Joy teaches many styles of yoga but LOVES teaching Hot Power and its complementary opposites Yin Yoga and Yoga Nidra.  She trained with British Wheel, Dylan Ayaloo, Spiralling Crow, Norman Blair, Doug Keller and James Reeves. She is a graduate of Chinese Medicine and keen advocate for holistic health. She weaves alternative insights and food for thought into her teachings. www.yogidup.com

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Pilates Teacher

Tom Harisson

Tom teaches Mat pilates that is accessible and challenging at equal measures.

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Yoga Teacher

Paula Casta

Paula is a yoga teacher from Barcelona, Spain. After 10 years of self-practice her passion for yoga led her to become a fully certified yoga teacher. She likes creating fun flow sequences with different variations; encouraging students to focus on their own rhythm and what their body needs. Her favourite mantra is “No rain, no flowers”. 

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Studio Manager & Yoga Teacher

Sasha Buckman Barbour

Sasha focuses on linking breath to stretching so you can develop muscle tone and improved flexibility, quiet a busy mind, and calm the body. Energised, relaxed and happier all in one package – what’s not to love! She completed her 200hr training with The House of Yoga and is a HUGE advocate of teaching without judgement.

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Yoga Teacher

Hannah Nicholas

Hannah's aim is to create space where yoga is accessible to all, she is keen to hold a safe and welcoming space for you to come and explore your practice, maybe discover something new and most importantly to have fun! Hannah qualified in Hatha Yoga in 2016 with Ashtak Yoga in Goa, India.

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Yoga Teacher

Kamila Nigmatulina

Kamila completed her professional yoga training at YogaLondon. Her personal practice of yoga has taught her how to balance the physical body and mind, connect breath and movement and how to let go of worries and anxieties through modified Ashtanga style and Vinyasa yoga.

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Yoga Teacher

Ashley Wallace

Ashley started her teaching journey in Bali in 2018 and is now trained in Hatha, Vinyasa and Yin. She likes to make everybody feel comfortable within their own practice and make adjustments to help deepen your experience. Her classes will include breath work, playfulness and relaxation

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James Clifton

Classes with James are about great music, sweat, and fun. His yoga journey was the catalyst for a career change to focus on the study of human function and movement with a degree in physiotherapy. He loves experimenting with poses and trying new things. He is keen to share this playfulness with those in his class. He has studied with Spiralling Crow, the Rocket Progressive Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga School, and Animal Flow functional movement with master instructor Rich Scrivener.

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Martial Arts Teacher

Giles Yeates

Giles has been teaching martial arts (kung fu, tai chi, qi gong and kalaripayattu) for over 10 years, having trained extensively in India and China. Giles is a disciple and lineage holder within the world famous Wu-Tang Clan!

As a long-term yoga practitioner, Giles loves to explore the historical and practice links between yoga and martial arts; the connections between Indian and Chinese traditions.

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Yoga Teacher

Jemma Houghton

Coming soon...

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Yoga Teacher

Bex Stirling

Bex's love of yoga began 7 years ago as a hobby in their local gym. Now it is their way of life. Influenced by amazing teachers, peers and yoga community, their classes are energetic, lively, and fun. Through pranayama, asana, and meditation they teach in a way that is accessible to all, leaving refreshed, happy, and energised.

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