One of the founders of City Yogi UK and a former City professional, she loved teaching fun yoga and meditation for all bodies and minds.
Her journey started as a professional ballerina (94), in California a date took her to a hot class (99) and after 15 years in marketing she found her bliss in London with Vinyasa, Kundalini, Acro, Yin and Hot Yoga. She studied with YMCA (Hatha, Anatomy, Physiology, Perla Aviram (Kriays, meditation), Kristin Campbell (Triyoga’s Hot) and Sebastien Pucelle (With-Yin Yoga, anatomy, meridians, meditation). Paola inspired non-yoga folk by revamping long-tried yoga techniques, flavoured by Dolores Whelan’s Celtic studies, Eckhart’s ‘Power of Now’, Dalai Lama, Daoism and Patanjali. Currently her main focus is on her own recovery learning to be a student again. You may still spot her in independent events at a charitable collaboration with Gong and aided meditation using Yin yoga practices to promote wellbeing.
You can still follow her on Insta @yogawith_Paola
A key teacher and founder trustee for City Yogi UK, Molly is also a law professional who understands the benefits of yoga for those in demanding corporate roles.
Molly’s streams >>>> https://www.mollymac.yoga/stream
She is an avid baker and kitchen experimenter, sometimes bringing successful batches to class for students to rate! In addition to her regular teaching schedule, she teaches private and small group classes upon appointment.
Prenatal, Parent + Baby, Hatha, Relax and Renew Restorative, Triyoga Hot
She completed her 200-hour yoga teacher training course at YogaWorks in Los Angeles, California in 2012. She has continued her training in the UK with Uma Dinsmore-Tuli, Judith Hanson Lasater, Nadia Narain and various courses with The Life Centre and TriYoga.
Ana has been working in the financial service for over 7 years. When she is not in the office she is teaching yoga, in addition to being a public speaker and a personal and career coach. Ana’s yoga journey started when she travelled around South East Asia. She was one of CityYogiUK first students at our Free Yoga in Angel project, which now she will lead in a new format from April 2020.
Ali took her first yoga class whilst travelling in India in 2008, afterwards with years of long office hours began to take their toll, yoga was the thing that inspired her to change and live a more integrated and balanced life. Since then Ali has trained wirh teachers all around the world including Vidya Heisel and the Frog Lotus International Team, Sebastian Pucelle, Murielle Burellier and Julie Martin. Her teaching stytle caters to all bodies, including mindful Vinyasa Flow (with a dash of Acro when possible) and Yin yoga (combining elements of restorative and TCM). After two years teaching in Sri Lanka she returned to London and sometimes You can meet Ali during our free yoga events in London parks.
Follow her @advebtures.with.Ali
She regularly teaches Ashtanga, Rocket, Vinyasa, Yin yoga and at times she partners with our free events. Her classes are set to an urban ‘Ghetto’ sound track which is reflective of her roots and her passion for music, creativity and fluidity in life. From growing up in Philadelphia and living in DC and NYC she brings an international vibration and an authenticity into classes which are filled with laughter.
be brave, be fierce, be free
She is an Ashtanga and Rocket Yoga teacher with the Yoga Alliance’s 200 hour foundation course, and completed an 100 Yin Yoga training in Bali with Sebastian Pucelle and Murielle Burellier.