• 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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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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40 minute home practice number 2

40 minutes goes so quick! OK so just shy of 40. Standing poses build strength both mentally and physically. We […]

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40 minute home practice number 1

This practice is to help develop confidence in building your own home yoga routine. Start with this simple sequence of […]

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A restorative practice

“And…relax” is all this practice is about. Comfort is key. Breathe smoothly and evenly. As with all of the practices, […]

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Parsvottanasna in more ways than 1

25 minutes, one pose; It went really quickly. The back leg is crucial to keeping balance. Often we focus on […]

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Tree pose variations

Tree pose, Vrksasana, is a fun standing balance. We prepare by working the shoulders…slightly left field I know, but it […]

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Standing balances into twists

This practice follows me through the standing balances Arhda and Parivrtta Chandrasasana (half moon and rotating half moon pose), into […]

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