• LUCY ALDRIDGE

    Senior Iyengar yoga teacher and sports and remedial massage therapist

Lucy Aldridge

Lucy is a Senior Iyengar yoga teacher and a sports and remedial massage therapist. Based in St. Ives, South West Cornwall, Lucy teaches regular classes and one to one tuition in Cornwall and on the beautiful Island of Tresco.

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Open up your chest

Starting with seated twists then into standing poses (just a few), baby back bends then shoulder stand. This practice should […]

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Shoulder Mobility

Tame the tension in your neck and shoulders with this mobilizing practice. Sit or stand as I guide you through […]

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Introduction to Iyengar Yoga - Episode 2

This practice will bring stability and strength , a 20 minute session with a little lie down at the end. […]

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Introduction to Iyengar Yoga - Episode 1

Standing poses will bring strength and balance. A yoga practice does not have to be long, especially when you are […]

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Pinca Mayurasana

The Peacock pose, forearm balance, had me foxed for years. As I started to think about the name of the […]

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Egg-splaining Bakasana

Strengthen your arms, legs and abdomen. Bakasana (birdpose) was re-named by my boys “baby handstands”. It’s important to be able […]

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Sea where I teach

There is no instruction with this film, it was way too windy. I thought it would be nice just for […]

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Yoga Unplanned - episode 3

I remember learning to take the weight on my arms for hand-stands during the yoga class, it was a pose […]

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Seated postures - crossed legs and kneeling

A deceptively deep practice. Who would have thought kneeling and crossed legs could be so much fun. Padamasana (lotus pose) […]

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Yoga Unplanned - episode 2 - Get moving again

Starting with a modified sun-salute as a gently dynamic way of easing into the beautiful side rotation of Parivrtta Janu […]

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Wake up your hips

Simple crossed leg and kneeling positions. It was warm and this little sequence was the perfect way to get going […]

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Yoga Unplanned - episode 1 - Let your hair down

Sometimes I just need to let my hair down. This little session was completely un-planned, I went with what ever […]

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Getting to know your hamstrings

These standing poses will wake up the back of the legs. Give the poses and your legs time. Muscles take […]

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Ease into the evening

I’m tired. I don’t feel like doing anything. I especially don’t feel like anyone looking at me… These are the […]

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Standing poses and inversions

Using the wall for support brings a whole new clarity to the leg work in this practice. The wall gives […]

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Chaturanga

Who needs the Gym? Why work out when you can work in 🙂 A 30 minute focus on working towards […]

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Warrior 3 no worries

The ability to play with warrior 3 requires an awareness to the standing leg, a good strong action through the […]

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Float your boat

I’ll be honest, Navasana (boat pose) does not come naturally to me. Note to self, it’s a practice, not a […]

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Half moon in half an hour

Fly me to the moon Let me sing among those stars Let me see what spring is like On Jupiter […]

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Yoga shorts mini dawn practice

Don’t let this mini practice deceive you. I would like you to see that in just 4 minutes you can […]

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