yoga classes


During the current pandemic I am teaching a variety of yoga classes using Zoom and physical hall classes, with the aim to meet all student needs -  for current information see my page - COVID-19: yoga & chant update.


improve your sense of well being, in body, mind and spirit.

Fun and friendly, these are yoga classes where you don't have to be super flexible or have a bionic body. 

SUMMER TERM: April 25 - July 14

Zoom Classes

Monday: 7 - 8.30 pm 

Thursday: 9 - 10.30 am


Physical Hall Class 

Tuesday: 5.15 - 6.45 pm - Christchurch hall

Wednesday: 10 - 11.30 am - RISE, Old School Room

Summer term theme: the breath, one of the most powerful and accessible tools you have to enable fantastic health, super charge your energy, bring about calm and build resilience.


£90 for a 10 week term



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Elaine Marie Ewens

What to expect

yoga teacher, Elaine Marie Ewens will guide you through a series of postures, plus breathing, sound and visualisation practices. By individual attention she will aim to ensure you stretch and strengthen yourself in a safe and healthy way. 

a different theme is explored each term – for example balance or happiness - creating a light hearted but insightful entry into the world of yoga and yourself.



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the style of yoga is in the Krishnamacharya/Desikachar tradition where the practise is modified to fit the individual.

The breath is key, intending to create a serene, meditative state in the practitioner. For more information: Yoga Approach


no prior experience of yoga is needed; beginners are really welcome. Both men and women are encouraged and the classes are suitable for most abilities and ages. 

New students can start mid term, 

Returning students need to book for the full term -

go to FAQs or contact Elaine for more info.


(before the terms start, book via Cheese & Grain box office online (use links below), or in person/ring 01373 455420, but once the term has started contact Elaine)

Monday Zoom class - book via Elaine Marie Ewens

Tuesday Hall class - book via Cheese & Grain

Wednesday Hall classbook via Cheese & Grain

Thursday Hall class - book via Elaine Marie Ewens

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Photo by Branimir Balogovic on Unsplash



"I want to tell you that I really look forward to your online yoga classes every week and feel better for them.

It's easier than going out to go to yoga! 

We are very lucky that  you come into our homes every week to give your expertise,

so thank you very much"

Jilly Brockway, Frome


" The Zoom yoga classes are so much more enjoyable and powerful than i expected.  In fact, in some ways, I find them more powerful than when we meet, maybe because I am able to put 100% into the practice - physically, mentally and from the heart - it is much more of a meditative practice."


Helena, Frome

"I love being in your class.

By the end I feel awash with

relaxation & happy hormones."


Morwenna Frome

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"The key to opening is trust and love."


"It is important to honour our vulnerability and recognize that we each need a trusting situation in which to work with the deepest feelings that arise within us...

We can melt our difficulties with love. We can't batter them down, but we can dissolve them."


- Jack Kornfield