We are spoilt for choice with Yoga teachers in Bedford, whether you prefer Ashtanga, Vinyasa, Hatha or are a beginner with an intention to start with the basics. Many of the teachers listed offer workshops and/or retreats so worth liking their Facebook pages for regular updates and details of class passes.
Anthea Lipsett (4 Goldington Road, Consulting Rooms) brings Hatha Yoga twice a week (term time) Monday mornings at 9am or Friday mornings at 9.30am. With a focus on moving the body with ‘love and ease’, classes are a mix of mindful movement and meditation and are suitable for all levels.
Halcyon Yoga is based in a scenic garden studio on Kimbolton Road, offering small class sizes (maximum 9) or private practice, with a belief that Yoga can bring ‘Halcyon’ moments to our often busy lives.
Kevin Silous teaches at St Andrew’s church hall on Monday at 8pm and Thursday at 7.45pm. Classes are suitable for all levels and include asana, meditation, pranayama and mudra.
Krakken MMA & Fitness (Newnham Street – in the old Peacocks Auction building) currently offer two classes per week – Thursday and Sunday – both at 9.30am. Cafe on site too for pre and post Yoga tea.
Rosanna at Peacethruyoga is a very well established in the community, offering classes (including Thursday mother & baby yoga) every day of the week from 101 Rosamond Road (MK40 3UQ). Rosanna frequently hosts weekend extended practices from Inversion workshops through to Yin & Gongs. In the summer she hosts many classes in Russell Park – a perfect place to practice. Rosanna is also hosting a retreat in December 2020 in Sri Lanka!
New to the scene is That Yoga Place (4-6 The Broadway) only just opened (January 2020) with a Hot Yoga studio and Ambient Studio (for those that prefer to practice in normal temperatures!). With a varied timetable that includes classes suitable for beginners through to Vinyasa or Yin.
Based at LLPT Fitness Collective (MK4O 1AH) The Strong Yogini also offers daily classes that vary from Ashtanga to Slow Flow, an 8am Wake Up on Saturday mornings and Sunday night Yin. Beginners courses are advertised regularly too. You can drop in for a one off class fee or speak to Hannah about class passes.
Another well-established teacher, ‘Yoga with Coops’, practices so students understand how to take care of their minds and bodies. With regular classes and retreats (from Ibiza to Bali). Classes Monday 6.30 – 7.30 or 7.40 – 8.40 at Vardo (was Jaffa Orchard on Pembroke Street).