Our classes are about you, not us. You won’t be left twiddling your thumbs while we crack out our latest moves. We know that being a great instructor is about leading a class, not showing you what we can do. So whatever your reason for turning up, whatever your ability, we’ll help you every step of the way.
A speech and language therapist by day, Sarah was first attracted to yoga as she strived for a healthier lifestyle. It didn’t take long until she was hooked and she completed her teacher training in Florida in 2012. Flow yoga is Sarah’s passion and she likes nothing more than to rock some strong moves to a funky playlist.
Lead Sweat instructor and official yoga teacher to the MK Dons and Northampton Saints, Ali began yoga while living in Thailand as a way to stay fit. While her first class filled her with terror as she struggled to touch her toes, she soon got over her nerves (and her tight hamstrings) and she’s never looked back. Ali completed her teacher training with Absolute Yoga in Asia in 2007.
A lover of Hot Bikram yoga, Lauren qualified with YMCA Fit and the British Wheel of Yoga in 2014. An original member of the Sweat team, Lauren decided to head back to corporate life but now she’s back, supplementing the day job with teaching the yoga that she loves! Lauren continues to learn and develop as an instructor and has qualified in a number of different yoga styles.
Lucinda was so inspired by Sweat’s no nonsense approach to yoga, that she decided to throw in the towel on her London commute and join the Sweat team! She completed her initial teacher training in 2015 and has continued to learn and grow as an instructor ever since taking on more and more classes. She now combines her teaching with her Studio Management role.
With a career spanning chocolate tasting to supply chain management, Victoria’s been hooked on yoga for over 15 years. Starting with Ashtanga, she loved the dynamic nature of the classes. Her passion for hot yoga began when she was living in Birmingham and prompted her to train to be an instructor. Victoria has practiced various forms of yoga but is always drawn back to the hot room.
Kirsty is the founder of Sweat. Seeing a need to deliver yoga to people who didn’t want the incense and gongs often associated with it, she hung up her corporate suit and went off to teacher training with Absolute Yoga in Asia in 2013. Kirsty loves the amazing combination of cardio, strength and flexibility a hot yoga class can deliver and brings her no nonsense approach to life to her teaching.
Susie went from PR to yoga teacher after training with Absolute Yoga in Asia in 2014. She loves hot yoga for its transformative qualities and the fact it gives you a simultaneous mind/body workout. Still a keen student, Susie loves nothing more than sweating it out in the studio on her days off and continues to train in other forms of yoga to add more strings to her teaching bow.
Lisa began practicing with Sweat when the Studio first opened. A hairdresser by trade, she spent a lot of time in her car and found the combination of yoga and Pilates final overcame her ongoing back issues. Lisa was so amazed by the positive impact on her quality of life that she decided to quit the day job and train in various forms of yoga and the Joseph Pilates Method to teach full-time.
Ayesha did her first yoga class at her gym over ten years ago but it wasn’t until she attended an Ashtanga class in 2007 that she really became hooked. A flow yoga lover, Ayesha finds the fast movement connected with breath a great way to de-stress and unwind. Ayesha’s trained in numerous forms of yoga and instructs Sweat’s pre-natal yoga as well as providing regular class cover.
Sabinah’s a new recent recruit to the Sweat team. A qualified Personal Trainer and a lover of fitness, Sabinah added yoga teaching to her repertoire earlier this year. She qualified with Yoga London and, a lover of the sweaty stuff, has spent time subsequently getting up to speed with Sweat’s teaching style and class sequence. She looks forward to bringing her passion of hot yoga to her classes.
Emily began practicing Pilates as part of her half marathon training and quickly became hooked. Seeing tangible improvements to her core strength, stability and muscle tone she was inspired to teach others and added Pilates to her fitness teaching in 2014. Emily’s currently studying for her Body Control Pilates qualification.
Sara worked as an actress/singer for 15 years and practised Ashtanga and Bikram yoga to keep fit, stay strong and to relax but soon she got hooked and decided to train as a teacher. Sara’s classes are informal and relaxed, challenging but fun. She’s passionate about yoga for fitness and loves the strength, flexibility and confidence it can give you. Sara now juggles being a video producer with teaching yoga and music.