YOGA WITH KATE - West Kirby, Wirral -  WEST KIRBY, WIRRAL - 0151 625 3316 or 07708 496645

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Class timetable - scroll down for more details (all classes held in West Kirby, Wirral)

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Gentle Flow yoga (£25 for a 5 week block or £6 drop in)
18:00 - 19:00 
Calm yoga studio at Church Farm, Thurstaston
Yoga for Backs - 12 week course 
(current course fully booked)
19:30 - 20:45
St Bridgets Church Centre, West Kirby
Rise and Shine £4.50
(drop in class)
8:30 - 9:30
Newton Village Hall, West Kirby

Yoga for All £6.00/£4.50 low income (drop in class)
9:45 - 11:10
Newton Village Hall, West Kirby

Chair yoga £4.50 (drop in class)
11:30 - 12:30
Newton Village Hall, West Kirby

Yin & relaxation £6.50 prepay or £8 on door
Third Thursday of the month
19:00 - 20:30
St Bridgets Church Centre, West Kirby
Rise and Shine yoga 
(£5 drop in)
Friday - starting 28th June
 9:00 - 10:00
St Bridgets Church Centre, West Kirby
Yoga for Backs - 12 week course (current course fully booked)
Friday (current course ends 21st June)
10:00 - 11:15

St Bridgets Church Centre, West Kirby
Beginners Yoga - 5 week course (fully booked)
Friday - starts 28th June
10:15 - 11:30
St Bridgets Church Centre, West Kirby

Thursday mornings 8:30-9:30 am and 9:45-11:15 am at 
Newton Village Hall, Grange Cross Lane, West Kirby, WIRRAL, CH48 8BJ 

Yoga is a wonderful way to bring equilibrium to our lives. It can bring physical, mental and emotional benefits to everyone, regardless of age or ability.

A 12 week course to help you learn how to manage back pain, ease the intensity and duration of bad back episodes and reduce the chance of future incidents of back pain.  

Yoga is now recommended by the National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) for back pain.


Friday 13th September at 10:15-11:30am - now taking bookings

Wednesday 18th September 19:30 - 20:45 - now taking bookings

Early bird booking offer ! Book your place on the West Kirby course and pay in full a week before course start date, to qualify for the discounted price of £144. Bookings after this date will cost £156. £144 to learn skills to maintain your back health FOREVER - there's a good chance shoulder and hip niggles will ease up too. Upon completion of the course, you are very welcome to repeat the course for £78.

Classes held at St Bridgets Church Centre in West Kirby.

Have a look at the YHLB page to see what people are saying about the course.

This new yoga class is ideal for anyone new to yin yoga, or those who have prior experience.  The class will be gentle and meditative, including pranayama (breathing practices), meditation, yin and yang yoga, before culminating with a deep relaxation.  Have a look at the yin page for more info.


11:30 - 12:30 at Newton Village Hall, Grange Cross Lane, West Kirby.

Ideal for any one who prefers not to get onto the floor, has mobility problems, is convalescing or just wants to take it easy.  Most of the exercises will be seated in the chair, with movements to strengthen the body and improve flexibility.  A few standing movements may be incorporated into the class, depending on the requirements of those attending.  Classes will also include breathing exercises to improve stamina, and assist in relaxation.  The class will culminate in a seated relaxation.

There is plenty of parking available immediately outside the hall, and step free access is available.

This 5 week course is ideal for anyone who would like to find out more about yoga before joining a regular yoga class.  The course is also perfect for people who have completed the Yoga for Healthy Lower Backs course, who would like to move onto a regular class.

Friday mornings, 10:15 - 11:30 at St Bridgets Church Centre, £30.

Course dates - 28th June, 5th July, 12th July, 19th July and 26th July.

There will be a maximum of 12 people on the course.

The course will include standing and seated postures; twists and balances; and movements to strengthen the body whilst improving flexibility.  Different breathing techniques will be explored, and a variety of relaxation techniques introduced.  The ultimate aim of the course is to give you the confidence and skills necessary to move onto a regular yoga class.

Wednesday evenings, 18:00 - 19:00
At Calm yoga studio, Church Farm, Thurstaston
£25 for a 5 week block, or £6 drop in

This Flow yoga class will consist of gentle flowing yoga sequences to build strength, balance and flexibility whilst moving in a meditative way.  The class will include breathing techniques and culminate in relaxation.  Mats and blankets are available to borrow at the studio, or you might prefer to bring your own.


Kate Knowles loved her first yoga class in Liverpool with Jacqui Crescenti, which sparked the seed for further study, with Val McLeod and Janet Irlam on the Wirral.  Their classes inspired Kate to undertake further training, qualifying as a British Wheel of Yoga teacher in 2007, having trained with Rosemary Bennett.  Kate has been teaching since 2004 (  She also qualified with Birthlight to teach Baby Yoga (Level 1) in 2012 with Marion O'Connor.  In 2013 Kate qualified as a Yoga for Healthy Lower Backs teacher with the YHLB Institute under Alison Trewhela's tutelage. During 2015 Kate qualified as a Yoga for People living with Cancer teacher with the BWY, undertaking the training with  Julie Friedeberger.  Kate has studied anatomy and physiology with Lesley Dike, a physiotherapist and yoga teacher, covering the spine, nervous system, feet, hips, shoulders and balance.  In 2017 Kate attended a four day workshop with Lesley Kaminoff. In 2019 Kate trained in yin/yang yoga with Debbie Redcliffe.

Kate aims to teach the type of yoga class that she would like to attend. Classes vary from one week to the next, some with an emphasis on dynamic, strength building movements, while other classes are more calming and meditative. There are different themes from week to week, so there is something to suit everyone regardless of their level of experience.  Every class concludes with a relaxation to ensure students leave feeling calm, yet energised and ready to deal with the challenges of daily life. 

Relaxation CD

Featuring 4 relaxation tracks, take time to switch off and relax to improve your health and sense of well-being.

"There is a Light that shines beyond all things on earth, beyond us all, beyond the heavens, beyond the highest, the very highest heavens.  This is the Light that shines in our heart"
The Chandogya Upanishad 

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