We offer authentic and affordable yoga to SOAS students.
Firdose Moonda (Vinyasa Flow Yoga)
Firdose is a yoga teacher from Cape Town, studying an MA Traditions of Yoga and Meditation at SOAS. She teaches a dynamic, challenging and fun flow that encourages students to build strength and increase flexibility simultaneously. Her classes are focused on precise alignment and bring in elements of yoga mythology and history to create a holistic experience.
Firdose teaches on:
Wednesdays, 5.15 pm Vinyasa Flow
Val’s yoga journey started from experimenting with yoga poses from a book while still at school. The experience became useful when healing martial arts injuries later in life, and, after tasting different approaches, she found herself at home with Ashtanga method and its birth place Mysore in India. This is where she regularly goes to deepen the practice and explore her physical & mental edge. Although Ashtanga might appear quite physical, since the postures are repeated, with time students memorise them and the practice becomes a moving meditation. Through mindful breathing, asana practice and noticing the thoughts, the yoga mat becomes a mirror for life. Strength, flexibility, stamina, 'yoga glow' come as a 'by-product' of the practice. Val teaches traditional Ashtanga counted in Sanskrit where each move is synchronised with breath and a gazing point, which helps to purify the body, nervous system and the mind simultaneously. She promotes independence and encourages students to take ownership of their practice.
Valeriya teaches on:
Mondays, 5.15 pm Ashtanga Vinyasa