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


Classes before and after Easter
Download the schedule here.


Full Primary Series led-class with Matt Tregellas
Sunday 29 March, 10am-noon at Hagglers Corner

Last chance for a gorup practise with Sheffield Ashtanga Yoga before the two week break for Easter. Matt will lead students through the whole primary series, giving modifications for less familiar or more challenging postures so that everyone will be able to give it a go. During the full primary series class we will generate an intense energising and cleansing heat through the practise of breath asana and vinyasa.
Open to all students with experience of the sun salutations and the standing sequence. £8 in advance (matt_treg@hotmail.com for bank transfer details) or £10 on the day. Hope to see you there. Matt


Can't find a class at a time that suits you? Want a small group with lots of help from your teacher?  We offer private sessions for up to 4 people in our small studio in Nether Edge for £35 per hour. Contact Jane or Matt to arrange a time:  janemarklawson@gmail.com or matt_treg@hotmail.com.