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Welcome to Jane Mark Lawson’s website. Here you can find out details about the classes that I teach, the workshops I organise and visiting teachers. You can also find out a little more about Ashtanga yoga.


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Ashtanga Yoga


Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga is a beautiful, dynamic, flowing yoga practice where movement is linked to breath to create a light flowing body. Each posture is a preparation for the next, developing the strength and balance required to move further.


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Sheffield Ashtanga Yoga
– Jane Mark Lawson, Pete Gill and Matt Tregellas

Jane and Pete have been practicing yoga since 1988 and Ashtanga Yoga since the mid 1990s.

"We follow our teachers who learnt Ashtanga yoga from Sri K Pattabhi Jois of Mysore and use the traditional approach to Ashtanga Yoga, based on the vinyasa system.  We both spend time with our teachers every year to keep developing our own yoga practice and our teaching style.  We believe that by working slowly through the practice and allowing the body to open in its own time anyone can benefit from this wonderful yoga."

Ashtanga Yoga is a yoga of practice. It requires mental and physical application from which strength, poise and inner wisdom develop. This method of Yoga involves the purification of the system through heat generated from the breath and continual movement. Our approach, like that of our teachers, is not one of striving to achieve, rather, allowing the body to unfold in its own time.

"Ashtanga yoga really complements my rock climbing by improving my flexibility, core strength and breathing.  Yoga is now a valuable part of my training for climbing."  Sam Whittaker, E9, F8c, Font8a , Co-owner, The Climbing Works.

"As climbers, we all deal with occasional injuries and niggles.  Since starting Ashtanga Yoga I have seen a direct correlations between practicing yoga and a reduction in injuries.  I don't hesitate in recommending Ashtanga yoga to any climber."  Brian McAlinden, Manager, The Climbing Works.

Ashtanga Yoga in Sheffield with Jane Mark Lawson

Yoga Class in Sheffield with Ashtanga YogaNEWS

New Introduction to Ashtanga Mysore style sessions.  Details under  Workshops

There are no classes at the Dance Studio during school holidays.  The Dance Centre is closed for Easter from Saturday 12th April to Saturday 26th April. Led Classes and Morning Mysore will run as usual at Hagglers Corner except for Easter Monday.

New Beginners' Drop-in Class
Starting on March 13th in the Function Room at Hagglers Corner, 1815-1930. Contact Matt for details. No sign-up required for th week before and after Easter. Just turn up.