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ECY Community Yoga - A class to aid recovery and wellbeing


Our community class is open to all but is especially tailored towards people in recovery from addiction or mental health issues. The class is an opportunity to take time for yourself, to meet new folk and to enjoy yoga together. We offer a 75 minute Hatha Yoga class which includes yoga poses, breath work and meditation and also some social time afterwards where we share food, discuss topics and sometimes watch inspirational films.

We advise that participants should already be sober and committed to a path of recovery when attending the class. Please contact a GP with any medical concerns prior to beginning.

£7/£3 conc. No-one will be turned away because of their financial situation.


John is a yoga lover and life coach who has been a community worker for 30 years. He is 22 years in recovery and first came across yoga through an Edinburgh Community Yoga Outreach class. He recently travelled around the world and spent much of it learning and practicing yoga with yoga communities and teachers in many different countries. His passion is in making yoga more accessible and relevant to working class men in Scotland and he has recently set up the social enterprise Yogrow to combine his love of life coaching and yoga. He is also a passionate golfer and singer but thankfully his lack of skill at both, has very little impact on his enjoyment of these pastimes.

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