OM Yoga

Contact

Kate Hamilton-Hunter
Glan Conwy, Colwyn Bay, North Wales, UK, LL28 5BX

07778 134846
kate@omyoganorthwales.co.uk

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Yoga

'Wonderful classes, welcoming and friendly, able to work to your own ability. I feel my posture has improved and I am able to use the breath to relax at home.' Debbie Lehane

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My style of teaching

I have developed my own style of teaching from all my different teachers. Hatha and Dru Yoga are the main styles I have practised and my yoga is a mix of these two.

What I find works for me is what I teach. I try to be authentic in that I teach directly from my own experience. My language is invitational; we go on a journey together in each class. I don't often 'adjust' students, preferring to just give verbal instructions about alignment so that each one of us in the room finds our own Asana (comfortable seat).

In every class we work with moving the body in time with the breath, so our yoga practice becomes a moving meditation. I always include a 15 minute relaxation at the end of every class and often a short seated meditation.

My mat is my sanctuary where I come to find my self again and again. We all feel the pressures of modern living and I don’t come to my mat to put even more pressure on myself to achieve, perform or to be perfect. I arrive and get quiet. I tune in and then start to move my body. And I very much take this philosophy into my teaching, inviting students to tune in, feel and respond to what is rising for them in this moment.

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Training & Qualifications

Dru Yoga Teacher 2013

Dru Meditation Teacher 2015

Unity Partner Yoga Teacher 2019

Daring To Rest - Yoga Nidra Facilitator 2019

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Having practiced yoga for over 40 years, I was desperate to find a teacher that suited my needs when circumstances allowed me to return to a class a few years ago. I tried three or four different teachers, with different styles, but no luck, before I found Kate - and suddenly I felt as if I'd come home!! Kate's class is everything I believe a yoga class should be - stretching and strengthening, but supportive and calm and full of good vibes. It's not a workout - you can go to a gym for that! - but instead treats the whole person - mind, body and spirit - and helps me to try to be the person I could be if life didn't keep getting in the way! I always feel better when I leave than when I arrived.

- Pat Frost