Brenda Hobdell - Iyengar Yoga teacher
Brenda has been an ever present at the Colombo centre for many years. She is one of the most experienced wellbeing practicioners in the Waterloo area. As the South Bank has gentrified and changed over the years she has provided thousands of one to one yoga sessions, tui na massage treatments, yoga workshops and classes and been a continuing positive presence. At Breathe she offers one to one iyengar yoga for stress management, general wellbeing, to help with focus, to improve posture, strength and resilience.
Brenda has been practicing Iyengar yoga for over 30 years and teaching since 1990. She is a senior teacher and has studied with the great guru BKS Iyengar. She is a regular visitor to the Iyengar Institute in Pune,India and continues to study with Iyengars children Geetaji and Prashant Iyengar. As she explain it "Once you have been touched by an Iyengar that physical, emotional and spiritual knowledge is passed on and that knowlede is passed on to clients". When she makes a physical adjustment to you, you feel that knowledge flowing through you.
She is also trained in remedial yoga and pregnancy yoga and is a member of the Complimentary and Natural Health Care Council which is part of the British Council for Yoga Therapy.
Brenda trained to teach adults with learning difficulties and taught at Lewisham College and has also trained to teach people with Multiple sclerosis and has taught for Headway, a project which teaches people who have had strokes.
She continues to train in remedial yoga with Mira Mehta, author of Yoga the Iyengar way.
Brenda has vast experience in teaching people with a range of remedial problems from muscular skeletal to physiological and emotional well being.
Brenda practices at the Waterloo centre throughout the week. To make a booking contact her directly on 07812 827 566
Tui Na Chinese Massage
Brenda trained as a Tui Na practitioner in 1992 at The London School of Traditional Chinese Medicine and subsquently took a Diploma at Westminster University.
To make a booking call Brenda on 07812 827 566
“For those who have an intense urge for Spirit and wisdom, it sits
near them, waiting.” Patañjali, The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali