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To Balance Mind, Body & Spirit

Chinmayi offers traditional yoga classes, shamanic healing and holistic therapies in an individual and and group setting

About Us

Traditional Yoga Classes

Chinmayi has studied, practised and taught many different styles of yoga from traditional Hatha to Classical Kundalini. She has travelled to India several times to expand her knowledge of Akhanda Yoga and to Peru visiting traditional shamen to learn how yoga can incorporate the traditional healing techniques she has learned in over a decade of study.

Wonderful two hour yoga session this evening with the lovely Chinmayi Dore. Feeling soooo chilled. Why oh why don’t I make the effort to do some yoga every day. It’s so, so good

Annie Barton, Regular Student

Chinmayi’s Classes

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Akhanda Yoga

The Akhanda Yoga approach emphasises a balanced class including a full repertoire of yoga techniques.

All Akhanda Yoga classes are structured systematically yet artfully to align the physical, energetic, mental/emotional and intuitive self.

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This yoga gives a complete practice for  body, mind and spirit

Shamanic Yoga

 Shamanism brings deep healing and a feeling of connection with the self through the power of nature. It beautifully marries with the traditional practices of yoga. 

A shamanic yoga practice would typically connect with the season, the weather or a traditional celebration. We might focus on one of the seven elements, seven directions, animal power or spiritual guides. 

 This yoga facilitates deep healing – body and soul 

Yoga for Sport

Chinmayi’s focus is balancing the 3 pillars of physical health:

1. Fitness – 2. Flexibity – 3. Strength

This is very popular with sport’s folks who need a good stretch, help preventing or recovering from injury or support with competitions, races and events. Classes are predominantly physical but with some internal work to help with nerves, beliefs and mindset.

This yoga improves physical performance

Why Choose Chinmayi’s Private Class

Customised Instruction With Private Classes

Perhaps you want to experience deep healing from physical, emotional trauma or kick an unhealthy habit. Or perhaps you want to explore how yoga can elevate your health, expand your mind and be better connected with yourself, your loved ones and your world. 

Chinmayi has a wonderful way of getting results for you with her private classes. Using the core structure of a holistic yoga class, she will integrate often incorporate therapeutic practices, reiki and shamanic healing into your time together.

This is usually done in your own home or workplace. She will always encourage practices and new habits that you’ll be able to incorporate into your daily life.


A Few of the Benefits of Yoga


Whatever you’re feeling, yoga will balance. If you’re feeling sluggish, yoga will energise you. If you’re stressed, it will calm you. No-one ever regretted going to a yoga class!

You always feel better!

Fitness and Performance

We are continually surprised at how fitness levels can be improved through some styles of yoga. Chinmayi’s Yoga for Sport helps lung capacity, upper body and core strength, concentration and focus and of course, flexibility. This greatly reduces the risk of injury.

Stress Relief

Chinmayi’s main yoga focus is to switch on the relaxation response from the brain by connecting the physical body with the mind through the energy of the breath.

In doing this we retrain our mind to react differently to life’s challenges. Relationships improve and we feel a deeper sense of purpose and meaning.



One of the most immediate benefits yogis notice is the improvement in sleep – both getting to sleep and staying asleep.

It’s magic (but not surprising) how quickly it does this


A Healthy Body

All of Chinmayi’s classes are crafted to develop and maintain optimum health in all of the body’s systems :- circulation, respiration, digestion and elimination, nervous system and the hormones.

Mind & Soul

Through meditation and a well-structured physical practice, we can heal the emotions and harmful reactions that keep us from moving forward in a happy and contented life.

Chinmayi’s healing techniques are so effective when combined with yoga practice.

YOUR instructor

Meet Chinmayi

Chinmayi Dore

Chinmayi Dore

Experienced Yoga Teacher and Trainer

It all starts with one class!

Chinmayi had appreciated the benefits yoga and traditional medicine can bring to modern life for many years before deciding to learn how to pass them on to others.

She struggled with stress for many years until she suffered a breakdown. Yoga changed everything for the better.

Whilst now a practising therapist, yoga, meditation and shamanistic teacher, she believes that continuous learning is essential in this ever-changing world and necessary as the whole planet becomes more aware of what holistic, complementary medicine has to offer.

Chinmayi successfully completed 200 hours of yoga teacher training with the Yoga Alliance at the Yandara Yoga Institute in Mexico and 500 hours with the Yoga Alliance at the Anand Prakash Ashram near Rishikesh in India. On her graduation in India, she was given her spiritual name – Chinmayi (meaning ‘bestower of bliss’), by her lifetime teacher Yogrishi Vishvketu. She has travelled extensively through India practising with many different teachers and styles wanting to bring a little more of the spiritual and scientific essences of the practice back to the West through her classes and training.


What People Are Saying

“Her calling to help others is genuine and her approach is simple and warm yet with profound, empowering results”

Mark Nicholas

Student, Soo Yoga

“I would recommend Chinmayi to anyone but especially if they are in a place of lostness or lowness in their life”

Helena Smith

Student and healing client

“I loved the combination of asana, pranayama, mantra, meditation and yoga philosophy. I have booked again for next year”

Tracey Edwards

Retreat attendee

Chinmayi’s Blog

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My Journey to Traditional Yoga

My Journey to Traditional Yoga

I’ve been lucky to practice traditional yoga and learn how to teach in its home town - Rishikesh, at the foothill of the Himalayas. I completed my 500hr advanced teacher training in 2009 in an ashram with my guru/ lifetime teacher Yogrishi Visvketu. The course had a...

Retreat Repeat

Retreat Repeat

For some years now I’ve been trying to live, think and work differently. Still, I’m not there. I’ve had a push to make myself a priority with my own retreat.

Being Busy

Being Busy

If you want to see real progress, it’s not the tools that make it happen, it’s your consistent action using them and your state of emotional being.

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