Yoga doesn’t care about what you have been;
Yoga cares about the person you are becoming.
Yoga is designed for a vast and profound purpose, and for it to be truly called yoga, its essence must be embodied.
Aadil Palkhivala, Fire of Love
By the end of Stacey's yoga classes, I felt less distracted and more grounded, as if my mind and body were more connected and as if I were more physically present.'
Helen – September 2016
As soon as Stacey steps into the room with her reassuring and genuine air of calmness, and we step on the yoga mat, an inner world of peace and harmony abounds. Stacey seems to know exactly how much to challenge us with, combining the physical movement with breathing techniques and further concentration on tapping into our ‘inner self’. She is a most skilled and empathetic teacher who brings a modicum of humour into the class too. She will undoubtedly encourage you to develop the physical and mental ‘awareness’ that will enable you to lead a more balanced, healthier and fulfilled lifestyle, and I cannot thank her enough for the personal growth and enlightenment she has brought my way.
Jacky – September 2015
Dear Stacey , I practiced with you for three years, until you left for the UK, and when I think about it, you are the yoga teacher I studied with the most up to today ...after experiencing various methods of yoga over a span of 10 years, And I don't think I missed a single lesson ... Thank you for three wonderful years, You helped me make yoga a way of life which blends great with my philosophy of life. I discovered the depth of the practice and its relation to everyday life, profound thanks for listening to my needs and my limitations, for adjusting the practice to suit my body; for the new habits which were instilled in me, and above all the dedication, warmth and your love.
Riki – 2013
I recently joined Stacey's yoga class. She is very knowledgeable on the anatomy of the body. Before even starting the class I feel calm as Stacey exudes calmness. She is very attentive to each individuals needs and gently guides her students that need that bit of extra attention through the paces making it both relaxing and comfortable. I come away from each class feeling uplifted and totally at ease with who I am and my capabilities thanks to Stacey's guidance. If you haven't joined one her classes I strongly urge you to give it a go. She knows her stuff!!
Ann – November 2016
After the usual rush to get to the class on time my mind is buzzing and I am preoccupied with thoughts such as 'did I turn the iron off' or some such.... I find my seat amidst chatter and laughter and scraping of chairs until the session starts with Stacey gently encouraging us to blot out extraneous thoughts and to focus our minds, breathing naturally but with awareness.. At first, no go... Then slowly I realise I am starting to concentrate on this wonderful taken-for-granted gift of breathing.. Aaaaah. Roused from my almost-reverie Stacey leads us into first of the movements which eventually seem to flow naturally, as in a slow dance. The class continues and we progress through other movements, using so many muscles even though this is Chair Yoga. I feel my ancient bones responding to the rhythm, despite occasional nips of pain. Yes, I am feeling good, or rather I'm not consciously feeling anything but I am starting to 'fly' (not literally, although that might just happen one day..). Occasionally my mind does wander - and I make a mistake so drag myself back into the 'frame', glad to be be back. All too soon Stacey starts to wind down the session with calming words while we listen with closed eyes..... How do we feel, she asks? I feel a stillness, a sense of well-being physically, mentally and spiritually, of being at peace with myself and the world. All this occurring in less than an hour in Park Street Village Hall. I feel blessed.
Marguerite – June 2016