Tash’s passion for alignment and finding inner strength has spanned over 20 years of Pilates teaching. Her vision of opening her own unique space in which she could share her passion led her to create South Street Loft.
Tash has a solid foundation in the remedial method of Pilates and was fortunate enough to train with Alan Herdman, who in the 70's brought Pilates to the UK.
Tash then went on to train with Bob Liekens of Power Pilates and Pilatesology, embracing the classical system. Tash has spent many happy years enjoying a successful teaching career in London combining both disciplines.
Her journey in yoga started 10 years ago having discovered and fallen in love with the Mysore Ashtanga self-practice, which has since always been a place of spiritual growth.
Tash’s playful all inclusive approach aims to brings out everyone’s superpowers!
With a passion for combining movement, breath and mobility awareness through teaching Vinyasa Yoga, Hanri first discovered the practice of yoga as a student in South Africa. She now has over 10 years of teaching experience, having originally trained under the guidance of Ruth White for Karuna Yoga in 2010 (500hr YTT). She then went on to complete a 200hr YTT with the Freestyle Movement Project in 2012 to expand her teaching to a Vinyasa style.
Hanri's approach to Vinyasa yoga remains focused on combining breath and movement whilst challenging balance and strength - you can expect to move a lot and try something new in every class.
Sun Power Yoga is formed around the classical sun salutation and builds (like the heat of the day) to a strong, dance like, fluid form called, the Sun Power Series.
This style of yoga is a real eclectic mix of 3 traditional styles;
IYENGAR for alignment.
SIVANANDA for subtle mind and body work through the power of breath.
ASTANGA for heat, flexibility stamina and grace.
I have been practicing yoga for over 20 years now and teaching for 10 years. I began my yoga journey while expecting my first child, not realising the power of breath until child birth. My sister in law, who is my yoga teacher trainer too, shared her yoga knowledge and taught me how to breath properly.
Fitness is my passion & I thrive from people achieving their goals. Get ready to succeed in every workout & push your body to the limits.'
Kath has been involved in staying active from an early age first starting with judo at age 4 through to 19. She later qualified as a Personal Trainer and fitness instructor. She was first introduced into the world of Yoga at her local gym. She became acutely aware that Yoga offered far more than just the physical when she experienced Yoga Therapy which helped her through depression. It was at this point she realised that Yoga has the power to help you deal with whatever life may throw at you.
She has now been practising Yoga for over a decade and has been a Yoga Teacher since 2016. Most recently, Kath qualified as an AcroYoga (Acrobatic Yoga) teacher in April 2018. What excites her most about sharing her passion of Yoga and AcroYoga is watching how it empowers people to get over their fears and perceptions about what they believe they are capable of in a fun and playful way. She also works as a mindset coach and loves exploring different ways to facilitate the mind-body connection for people’s wellbeing as a whole.
Rae is a 200hr qualified yoga teacher who is keen that yoga should always be 'kind' to both body and mind. Through a fusion of yoga styles she uses postures and gentle movement to benefit agility, mobility, balance and co-ordination. Breath work and relaxation techniques, including restorative yoga and yoga nidra are woven into Rae's classes to enhance the practice. 'Kind' yoga is not about performance or the aesthetic of achieving a specific shape in a posture or movement. It is about a physical, mental and emotional journey towards greater kindness to the self, self-awareness, and perhaps over time, coming to a place of inner peace for now and long into the future.
Rae is currently training to become 500hr qualified in between taking care of two teenagers, two lively dogs and working as a freelance publisher and editor.