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I have been teaching yoga for over a decade and in my opinion, first-time students are not only the most fun to teach, but they provide the best opportunity for me to improve my  teaching skills.

New students will rely on youโ€ฆa lot. They are often the most focused of students and will listen  to your every instruction.  It is extremely gratifying when I witness a new student make the deep connection with their yoga practice and I am eternally grateful for the small part I am able to contribute towards this life changing experience.

My teaching dharma is to inspire students, to transmit yoga as fully and clearly as possible. 

Yoga Beginners 101


 29 January - 26 March 2018 

16 April - 4 June 2018

30 July - 17 September 2018 

15 October - 3 December 2018

New to Yoga?
Wish to deepen your understanding of Yoga?
Then this course is for you!  
This 8 weeks course designed and facilitated by GINA FUNKE, is for anyone new to yoga or for anyone wishing to refine their knowledge of the basic yoga practice.

Through the 8 weeks we will explore

  • the importance of our breath & how to utilise it
  • Surya Namaskara - the fundamentals of this energising sun salutation sequence.
  • Warrior series of standing postures
  • Spinal mobility. Extension, flexion, side-bending and twisting.
  • Finding Balance in standing postures
  • The Art of Savasana - deep rest. 
Thank you for the wonderful Beginners course. Although I have participated in yoga (on and off) for many years, I was at the stage where I had lost my confidence and was out of the routine practice of yoga.
Your course enabled me to renew my confidence, and allow me to (properly) learn poses that I thought I knew, and also enjoy the challenge of new poses. The course was insightful and undertaken in a relaxed atmosphere, which allowed me to focus when required but also share a laugh with my class mates. The return to regular practice has helped me manage recurrent headaches and become a more grounded and calm person.
— Sally - Yoga student