Reduced Timetable Summer 2018

Monday 23rd July – Friday 31st August

While some teachers take a well-earned break over the school holiday period, Yogawest is running a reduced timetable with classes running throughout. As always, do check the online timetable in case of any last minute adjustments.

Download the reduced summer timetable here or pick up your copy at Yogawest.

The full timetable resumes on Saturday 1st September.

Summer Early Morning Class

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The Early morning class is running over the summer weeks:

7am – 8am Tuesdays

Dates July 24, 31, Aug 7, 14, 21, 28.

read more here


Half Term Classes May 28–June 1

May 2018 Half Term

halftermimageSchool half term runs from Monday May 28th–Friday June 1st. Most classes are running as usual at Yogawest, it’s just the termtime classes and courses that are not on.

See the list of classes below and check your favourite class details on the online timetable.

Half Term classes running

All weekend classes are running as usual.

Weekday classes are all running as per the full timetable:
courses and termtime classes are not on.

Monday 28th
10.00 – 11.30 General Janet
19.45 – 21.15 General George
Tuesday 29th
9.30 – 11.00 General Joanna
18.15 – 19.45 General Jacob
19.15 – 20.30 Beginners Annemarie
20.00 – 21.30 Intermediate Jacob
Wednesday 30th
10.00 – 11.30 General Harriet
11.45 – 13.15 General Lizzie
17.30 – 19.00 General Lydia
18.30 – 19.45 Beginners Naomi
19.15 – 20.45 Intermediate Lydia
Thursday 31st
10.00 – 12.00 Intermediate Lizzie
17.00 – 18.30 General Joanna
18.15 – 19.30 Beginners Luke
18.45 – 20.15 General Lizzie
19.45 – 21.15 Intermediate Annemarie
Friday 1st
9.30 – 11.00 General Joanna
10.00 – 12.00 Experienced Edgar
12.15 – 13.45 General Edgar
18.00 – 19.30 Restorative Lizzie



Course Start Dates

Courses running at Yogawest in 2018

The following specialist classes run as courses and as places are limited, must be pre-booked to secure the course can run. Click on the links below to read more and to book your place, or call us on 0117 924 3330.

Once courses are underway, you may be able to join part way through: call us to enquire.

Drop-in may be possible for some courses once they are confirmed as running (check with us), but please note that Yogacards are not valid for courses, and a drop-in fee would be due.

Gentle 2pm; course runs June 4 – July 16
Teenagers 4.15pm; course runs June 4 – July 2
Young Adults 5.10pm; course runs June 4 – July 2

Early Morning 7am; course runs June 5 – July 17
Gentle 11.15am; course runs June 5 – July 17
Pregnancy 1.45pm; course runs June 5 – July 17
Postnatal 3.00pm; course runs June 5 – July 17
Baby Massage 1.45pm; contact us for dates
Children’s yoga (4-7) 4pm; course runs June 5 – July 10
Children’s yoga (7-11) 4.45pm; course runs June 5 – July 10
Foundation 6pm; see Wed and Sat for dates

Foundation 8pm; course runs June 13 – July 11

Teenagers 4.15pm; course runs June 7 – July 5
Teenagers 5.10pm; course runs June 7 – July 5

Foundation 2.30pm; course runs June 9 – July 7




Many congratulations are due to the Yogawest teachers that have recently passed exams, gaining a new level of qualification.

Intermediate Junior exams (the next level after Introductory) are taken in Spring and have 3 levels.

This year Zöe Hope passed at Level 1 and Katy Hinchliffe and Annemarie Caracciolo both passed at Level 2.

Well done to all!

Privacy Policy UPDATE May 2018

In line with GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) regulations, Yogawest’s Privacy policy has been reviewed and updated as of May 2018.

The latest Privacy Policy webpage is here and the updated text as at May 2018 is as follows:

Yogawest takes your privacy and personal information very seriously. We are committed to protecting your privacy and never share any personal information with any third parties nor rent, sell, disclose or distribute your information to any outside parties.

We only collect personal information as volunteered by you on the registration form, which is held in a securely locked cabinet. You are under no obligation to provide any personal data other than your name, e-mail address, telephone number, postal address and any medical history that might impact your yoga.

We send out monthly newsletters which let subscribers know about what is upcoming at Yogawest; we also send occasional mailshots about classes and events. You can at any time choose to opt out from receiving any communications from us, by following the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the newsletter/mailshot or by contacting Jon (accounts@)

We use ‘cookies’ placed in the browser file to help us collect general information about the behavior of visitors on our site. This helps us to constantly monitor and improve our website’s functionality. Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies. You may decline, disable or delete cookies whilst visiting this website but this may affect the usability of the site.

Yogawest uses industry standard technology to ensure the security of your data, and makes every effort to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of any data provided to us. Data transmission over the internet is inherently unsecure and no transmission can be guaranteed as one hundred percent secure.

We take no responsibility for the content provided by external websites which may be linked to this site.

Yogawest staff sometimes take photographs of classes and events at Yogawest which may be used for the website and for marketing purposes. If you do not wish to be in a photograph, please let the photographer know, or drop Jon a line.
We always ask parent/guardians’ permission to use any photographs of children.

Massage Offer

Offer for Yogawest students

Dimitri Kollias (you may know him as Jimmy!) is a long term regular at Yogawest: recognisable by his lovely warm personality and smile. He is a qualified sports masseur and has put together the information below for Yogawest students.

Massage with Dimitri Kollias

Do you suffer from musculoskeletal pain or a sports injury? Is it affecting your yoga practice and life?

As a university-qualified and accredited sports rehabilitator and massage therapist, I use evidence-based treatments to help you reach optimal recovery. So you can get back to work and sport sooner – and get more out of your yoga practice.

I offer injury assessments and treatments, sports massage, dry needling, k-taping, and rehab exercise programs. Plus therapeutic interventions and rehabilitation plans.

Yogawest special: buy one session, get one ½ price. Mention Yogawest at the time of booking!

To find out more, visit or email Dimitri:


AIYI Devki Desai event CANCELLED


The Avon Institute are extremely disappointed to announce that Devki Desai is unable to make it to the UK this week, and accordingly they must cancel this Friday’s Yoga Day at Yogawest (4th May).

The AIYI will be in touch about refunds shortly. Please do not contact Yogawest for a refund as this was an AIYI event.

AIYI website here

Friday Classes at Yogawest

Edgar will be teaching his 10–12 Experienced and 12.15–1.45 General class as usual, and if you have arranged to be in Bristol that day, you are very welcome to attend one or both classes.

Other classes on Friday are 9.30 General (Joanna teaching); 5.45pm Beginner (Joanna) and 6pm Restorative (Lizzie).

Friday beginners 5.45pm OFFER

Bring a friend for free to this Friday evening class

Joanna teaches the Friday beginner’s class at 5.45–7pm.

Numbers are small at the moment, so you will have great attention from Joanna who is a popular teacher!

Drop-in possible, but do check the online timetable in case of changes to this class.

NB no class on 29 June due to an event at Yogawest: come to the restorative class instead at 6pm, or Joanna’s Saturday morning beginner’s class at 9.30.

Bring a friend for FREE offer

You can bring a newcomer to Yogawest for free to this class. This applies to all Friday 5.45 classes up until July.

How to book

No need to book: just drop-in! We recommend you arrive 10 mins before the start time to settle in, and if it’s your first visit, come early to register with us.

Note: this is a termtime class, check dates on the online timetable. When there is an event running at Yogawest, this class may not run, again, check the online timetable.


Bank Holiday Opening

Yogawest is open on Bank Holiday May 7th





The following classes will run as usual on May 7th:

10am General
6pm Intermediate
7.45pm General

Termtime classes and courses are not on and resume next week May 14th.