Online Classes - Yoga and Qigong

 My Yoga classes and Qigong classes are temporarily only available online. I hope, in this way, to do my bit amid the isolation of Coronavirus lockdown to support us to maintain our health, our sanity and a friendly sense of community with grounding, vitality-promoting Yoga or Qigong practice.

For the human race, there are definitely some benefits to this enforced isolation. It gives us a chance to slow down, to have more time for intimate connection with those closest to us and to appreciate the simpler things in life, reflect and perhaps even rest! But, for many, extended isolation can be hard and lead to loneliness, low mood, as well as a loss of vital support networks and the services and practices that help us handle stress better and boost our health, well-being - and immunity.

I hope to use the internet as a force for good to help to continue to provide some of that support and those services. So feel free to join us online, even if you could not previously make it my in-person classes.

 

Online Class Timetable

  • Once registered, you can attend all these classes live. For Qigong and Friday Yoga (classes managed by me), all registrants will receive the class video recording, so, if you can't attend live, you can practise with the recording later.
  • For those attending live, there'll be (unrecorded) time before and after the class to chat and connect with others, if you wish.

Qigong

Monday, 6.00-7.30pm

Zoom Meeting ID - 634-791-636
Access link - https://zoom.us/j/634791636
Password required - sent to you one hour before class.

Open to men and women.

Just wear comfortable clothes. Some people like a Yoga mat for our initial stretches or to stand on.

Find out more about my Qigong classes.

NurtureWorks-managed class - book through NurtureWorks; existing credits are valid

Well-Woman Yoga

Tuesday, 6.00-7.30pm

Zoom Meeting ID - 768-317-092
Access link - https://zoom.us/j/768317092
Password required - sent to you one hour before class

Women-only class.

In addition to your Yoga mat, you might want some cushions, a blanket and blocks (or books).

Find out more about my Well-Woman Yoga classes.

Satyam Yoga studio-managed class - book through Satyam; existing credits are valid

Five Elements (Hatha) Yoga

Friday, 9.15-10.45am

Zoom Meeting ID - 278-748-232
Access link - https://zoom.us/j/278748232
Password required - sent to you one hour before class.

Women-only class.

As well as your Yoga mat, you might want a cushion, blanket and some blocks (or books).

Find out more about my 5-Elements Yoga classes.

NurtureWorks-managed class - book through NurtureWorks; existing credits are valid

Five Elements (Hatha) Yoga

Saturday, 11.00am-12 noon

Zoom Meeting ID - 970-363-679
Access link - https://zoom.us/j/970363679
Password required - sent to you one hour before class.

Open to men and women.

As well as your Yoga mat, you might want a cushion, blanket and some blocks (or books).

Find out more about my 5-Element Yoga classes.

Satyam Yoga studio-managed class - book through Satyam; existing credits are valid

Booking, Prices and Payment

For all classes:

  • You must book to attend or receive the recording of your selected online session each week.
  • Please book by clicking the button below the class you want (this will take you into the correct system for NurtureWorks- and Satyam-managed classes).
  • Please try to book at least 1 hour before the class starts - else we cannot guarantee to send you the classes' unique password that will go out at that time. (For Nurtureworks-managed classes, if you just want the recording, you can book any time before the session begins).

NurtureWorks-managed online classes

For Monday Qigong and Friday Yoga, my class credit system remains unchanged from my in-person classes, so you have three options for payment for these two classes:

  • Register for my 4-week trial - £35/four weeks unlimited classes (for new students only; valid for Monday Qigong and Friday Yoga only)
  • Use your regular Yoga and Qigong class credits for the online classes - £60/6 credits - Buy new credits
  • Pay for an individual drop-in class - £12/session - you can do this during the online booking process

Concessions are available - please ask. If you enjoy any discount in my in-person classes, that remains valid online.

If you wish to use your trial or block credits, on the payment page of the booking process, select Pay Later and the class will be deducted from your active credits or, if you've run out, you'll be invoiced for a new block; or you can Pay for one session.

Satyam Yoga Studio-managed online classes

For Tuesday and Saturday Yoga, prices are set by Satyam Yoga studio and your existing credits are valid for online classes. Please check Satyam's website for details.

How to Access Your Live Class and Use Zoom

My online classes are delivered through Zoom video conferencing software. It's really easy to use. In the little video below, I walk you through getting started with using Zoom, accessing the class and using the screen controls within the class to give you the best experience. Or you can read the notes below.

Here's what to do:

  • First, sign up for a free Zoom account (this is optionable but makes things easier).
  • Then, download Zoom to your device (Zoom Client for Meetings for Macs, PCs or the Zoom Mobile App for iPads and iPhones, Android) - Remember, the bigger the screen, the better view you'll have.
  • Access your booked class by clicking Join a Meeting and inserting the Meeting ID in the Zoom Client or App or just follow the meeting's access link in your browser. These details are given above for each class and remain unchanged each week.
  • When asked, enter the unique 6-digit password for that week's class (sent to all registrants by email 1 hour before the class).
  • When relevant, select 'Open zoom.us' and then 'Join with Computer Audio' - that should bring you into the class.

Guidelines for inside the class

  • Ideally, place your device 2-3 metres from you so that you and your mat are visible onscreen (in a smaller room you may need to slightly change the angle of your screen for when sitting and standing). In this way, I have a better chance of being able to check on your practice and offer tips, as in a normal class.
  • I'll open up the classroom 15 minutes before the scheduled time of the class. Feel free to come in early to get settled with technology and your Yoga set-up or to chat with others. There will also be some chance for this after class.
  • If you arrive even earlier, that's OK, but you'll have to wait a moment for the online space to open up.
  • When you enter the class:
    • Your video should automatically come on. If not, click Start Video in the bottom left corner of your screen.
    • Your audio will be muted. Feel free to unmute yourself (with another button in the bottom left corner of your screen).
    • You might want to 'pin' the video of me (as the teacher) to the large screen once we start our Yoga practice, so it doesn't switch when someone else talks. Here's how to do this.
  • Here are some other useful Zoom help guides you might want to look at:

How to access the class recording

After the class, all those who registered for NurtureWorks-managed classes will receive an email invitation to view the recorded class on a limited-time private link.

Live or recorded?

For Monday Qigong and Friday Yoga, it's up to you! You don't need to specify when booking. Everyone who registers is welcome to join live and will get access to the recording.
Benefits of attending live:
  • You can connect and chat with others before and after class.
  • You'll get my personal attention - this is, of course, less effective than in-person, but I will do my best.
  • We'll be able to interact - so you could ask a question or comment, if needed.
  • You'll still get access to the recording - so you can do the Yoga practice again when you like!
Benefits of receiving the recording:
  • You can still enjoy my classes and continue with your guided Yoga practice, even if you can't make at the scheduled time.

Cancellations

  • For NurtureWorks classes, you can cancel your booking up to 1 hour before the start of the class. I'll be sending the unique password for that week's class out then, so, once you've received that, you'll be charged for the session. Remember, even if it turns out you can't make the live class, you'll get the recording.
  • For Satyam classes, please check with Satyam Yoga studio.

My Other Online Offerings

Free practices

I'll be regularly posting short Yoga and Qigong practices in my private online group, Women's Cycles, Women's Power. Just join to access these for free - and to connect with like-minded women.

Online program

Want to dive in deeper to aligning with nature's rhythms?  Find out about my 13-module Yoga and self-care program for women - Yoga for Cyclical Well-being: Empowerment Practices for Women.

"I have been going to Tiffany's Yoga and Qigong classes for a year and am so pleased to have found this lovely teaching style and such a dedicated and skilful teacher. I come away from classes feeling calm, energised, strong and supple. I also really enjoy the friendly atmosphere created in the classes," Mary G.

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