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YinYan yogi of the week – the first ever

A ‘yogi’ is someone who practices yoga, if you do a class with us you are a Yin Yan Yogi! All our yogis are amazing and each week we’re going to randomly pick a “Yogi of the week”, they aren’t ‘the best’ at yoga or anything like that – that’s not what yoga’s about, at class you’ll see it’s all about being yourself with options for everyone to practise safely within their own limits.

[FANFARE] This week, [DRUMROLL], Peter Rigby is our Yin Yan Yogi of the week. We had a quick chat as we were giving him a congratulatory bag of peaches (I know, pretty amazing):

YY: So Peter, well done on being a Yin Yan Yogi of the Week [Peter nods modestly]. I hope you don’t mind my saying that you look more like a big burly rugby player than a yoga expert?
PETER: Ha, yes that’s pretty much right!

YY: Why did you try Yin Yan?
Peter: I’ve had some back problems, I play rugby and know all the professional teams use yoga in their training to help flexibility and avoid injuries – plus I work in the commercial district where the classes are, and the first class was free.

YY: Good skills! Had you ever done yoga before?
PETER: I’d been to one or two classes years about 5 years ago, but couldn’t really remember them so I was pretty much a novice.

YY: And how did you find your first Yin Yan class?
PETER: It was great, quite challenging but I really enjoyed it and felt more energised afterwards – I’ve bought a 3 class pass and have been again since.

YY: Which class did you go to?
PETER: The Tuesday lunchtime class, it’s so much better than sitting at your desk and you don’t get too sweaty so it’s no hassle.

YY: Would you recommend Yin Yan?
PETER: Yes definitely, anyone should just try it – it’s very easy and if you can get a free class what have you got to lose?

YY: Well I’m not sure I can add anything to that, well done – you’re our first ever Yin Yan Yogi of the Week!

Our classes are beginner-friendly (yin yan means an introduction) and are full of people just like you – what’s stopping you? You could be Yogi of the Week and we’ve extended our Free Class Offer: Visit our studio page, then register for an account on our booking system, select your class and check out using the promo code YESYOUCAN to get 100% off (valid for 1 Single Class Booking by 14th June, to attend a class within 2 weeks). Usual price £5.50 or 3 classes for £15 – all bookings are online and include the use of a yoga mat, just arrive changed with a bottle of water. As Peter says – what have you got to lose?

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I would definitely recommend it. You go at you own pace and there are always options for everyone, no matter what level you are. You only have to try it once!

Faye

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