Yoga and Meditation Classes in Sidcup, Bexley, Chislehurst and Hextable, Kent with Clair Yates
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Though I had dabbled in yoga for many years, it wasn’t until 2004, when suffering from a bad back, that I began going to regular yoga classes.  At the time I worked in investment banking in the ..

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There are many different schools of yoga but in all it’s forms, yoga is essentially a personal practice. Modern yoga emphasises the physical aspect of the practice and has the potential to bring …

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I am in the process of returning to in-person classes.  From the 17th of May, we will be back in the Howard Venue but Sidcup classes remain online until restrictions lift further.

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Welcome, my name is Clair Yates

I am a full-time, experienced yoga teacher, teaching practical yoga and meditation classes, running courses and programmes including the Menopause Fit Programme.

I am currently teaching a mixture of in-person, zoom and on-demand yoga classes:

  • Yoga classes in Hextable, Swanley, Kent on Monday evenings
  • Yoga for People with Parkinsons in Sidcup on Monday mornings – currently online via zoom
  • Chair Yoga in Southdarenth Retirement Village on Tuesday Mornings
  • Yoga classes on Wednesday mornings, again in Hextable, Swanley, Kent
  • Yoga classes in Sidcup, Kent on Wednesday evenings  – currently online via zoom
  • Yoga classes in Hextable, Swanley on Friday mornings
  • Private one-to-ones at my home yoga studio in Sidcup.
  • The British Wheel of Yoga Foundation Course in Hextable, Swanley, Kent on Saturday afternoons.
  • When restrictions allow group and family yoga classes, in the local area, including Chislehurst, Bexley and Bexleyheath.
  • Yoga and meditation workshops and holidays are scheduled throughout the year, including the Menopause Fit programme, Self-Care Course using the 7 Chakra Framework, and Yoga Retreat at the Shanti Centre in Italy.

I teach a range of yoga classes including beginners yoga classes, mixed experience classes, one-to-one yoga, small group private yoga classes and family yoga sessions at various times during the week, as well as yoga classes for special groups and yoga and meditation workshops and retreats. I take part in events on a pro bono basis for charitable organisations – please contact me for details.

I am fully insured, hold the Triyoga Teaching Diploma, a British Wheel of Yoga (BWY) accredited diploma, the Triyoga specialist certificate in Restorative Yoga, the Triyoga certificate of advanced teacher training and a certificate in teaching yoga to people with disabilities, as well as being qualified to teach Supple Strength classes that combine the techniques of yoga and Pilates to strengthen the core and increase flexibility.

You can book into my in-person and online/zoom yoga classes here: Booking Classes
Your first online class is FREE, contact me for details.

In January 2019 I achieved the Yoga Alliance Professionals Senior Yoga Teacher designation and I am a British Wheel of Yoga Foundation Course Tutor.

The style of yoga I teach is an embodied and practical approach to yoga, breathwork, and meditation, accessible for all ages and abilities. 

You don’t need to be flexible to start!

This website explains a bit more about me, my classes, and yoga.

For details such as where, when, how much, and what to expect, please see the page Timetable.

For details on yoga and meditation workshops and yoga holidays and retreats, please see the page workshops and events.

For details of the British Wheel of Yoga Foundation Course, please see the events page events/bwy-foundation-course.

For details about the Menopause Fit Programme please see the Menopause Fit website.

All my classes are welcoming and friendly, so come along and see how it feels to connect to your body, relieve tension, increase fitness, strength and flexibility and improve you posture.

For more details call me on 07974 728839

Or email me at

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About Me

Though I had dabbled in yoga for many years, it wasn’t until 2004, when suffering from a bad back, that I began going to regular yoga classes.  At the time I worked in investment banking in the … Read More

For more details about yoga classes, events, one-to-one, small group or family yoga sessions, call me on 07974 728 839 or Contact me


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