One to one private sessions can be of benefit for a range of reasons, particularly to ease specific therapeutic issues or address special needs. Often two or three sessions are enough; sometimes we work together over a longer period. This can be instead of coming to a class, or as a way to ease into one.
Some students prefer working in this more intimate way, or being able to book a time that fits better with their own schedules. Sometimes we come together just to work on a specific set of poses or alignment technique; or to go deeper into a particular teaching.
I also mentor and advise new yoga teachers who often feel a little unsure and isolated in their new role. We can talk about practicalities, or issues and fears you’d like to share with someone who understands, but is outside of your community. There are many aspects of yoga teaching most people work out the hard way, such as: pricing, marketing and booking venues; dealing with difficulties in class such as special needs and medical issues; managing your own levels of energy and empathy, and so on. It can help to talk to someone who’s been through it already. And my research means I’m connected to the ebbs, flows and changes of the transnational yoga community, from debates about teaching standards, to guru scandals, to new scientific evidence.
I’m also a fully qualified (VTCT Level 3 Swedish) massage therapist. So a typical therapeutic session together might include some talking, some movement, some relaxation, and even a little massage. There’s time available to share short, simple, but effective practices for you to carry on using in your own time. I can even construct and record a deep relaxation audio track specifically for you.
All these sessions are negotiated and tailored to the student’s needs, and we work out the best place, pricing and time between us. But typically I charge £40-£50 depending on where, when, how long and what we’re doing together; as well as what you can afford. A session usually takes 60-90 minutes, but I don’t like to rush things if we need a little more time to talk.
Calne – Lyneham – Devizes – Melksham – Corsham – Kington Langley + Chippenham and villages.
Other areas by arrangement (a travel surcharge may apply).
Phone: 07818 401110
“I found Theo’s sensitive and gentle treatment very calming and relaxing, perfect for soothing my tender body and soul!” – Naomi
“Theo’s massages are wonderfully relaxing and she is always very intuitive in knowing just what I need.” – Janet
“Nurturing – like everything else you do” – Lizzy