Ashley’s Californian-style Vinyasa classes are playful, fun and build stamina. ‘Vinyasa’ means ‘placing with awareness’. In these open level
Focusing the mind, building strength, flexibility to leave you feeling energised and inspired. The classes are set to modern music you can groove to, lifting the spirit to enjoy each moment. Ashley calls her classes a ‘gateway’ to Yoga – teaching without using unfamiliar Sanskrit names for those less accustomed to the traditional aspects of the practice.
Join Ashley if you’re looking to challenge yourself, to pick up your energy and find positivity. Ashley’s intention is to inspire people to dig deep and engage the warrior that resides within. This is not your average Yoga Class!
My Yoga Journey
I was about to turn 30, I was working in marketing in Los Angeles, and I was miserable. I remember during this time tearful calling my mother and telling her that all I wanted to do was become a yoga instructor. She told me to follow my heart. So I did.
After about six months I was invited to take the teacher training. Now, in order to teach at this studio, I had to become an indoor cycling instructor as well. At the time I wasn’t too excited about that as I didn’t like spin! After successfully completing my training and falling in love with spin, I was invited to teach both spin and yoga classes at some modest time slots.
What happened in the months to follow was pure magic.
In less than a year I went from being a green instructor to having some of the most popular classes at the studio. The fire had been lit. I loved watching people grow in their practice and facilitate them in that growth. I loved watching as people forged friendships over the common bond of sweating in my classes.
This was about 10 years ago, a few big moves and a couple of children later. I took about two years off from teaching as we moved continents and had a second baby. But I missed teaching, so about a year ago with a little 6
It has a wonderful success, and very fulfilling. Since then the gorgeous @avalonwellbeing and I teach there as well as at my own studio The Movement Lab