The Mandala Preston CIC Yoga & Complementary Health Centre
The Mandala Preston CICYoga & Complementary Health Centre

Class Details:



The classes are listed from Monday through to Sunday to help you locate a teacher and details to get in touch with them.


  • By all means contact Mandala for any further information on your selected class or classes
  • Most of Mandala classes are run as 'drop-ins' so you will pay on the day. There are a few where it is required that you book a space. Some teachers may offer discounted rates if you pay in advance for a number of classes
  • We do not have an advanced booking system at the moment.  Should the classes become too full, then this may be something we need to consider.  However, for now, just check with us that your class is up and running by visiting our website or checking on our Mandala facebook page.  There are the odd ocassions when a teacher is sick, or we have problems covering during holidays.  If this is the case there will be information on our HOMEPAGE for you to easily access. 
  • Most Teachers will inform their students personally of any changes to their classes.
  • If any teachers are away, cover will be arranged, if possible, with a suitable yoga teacher for that type of class
  • For the majority of yoga classes, it is best not to eat 1-2 hours before.


Discover a better way of moving...

Monday Morning - a 'Mindful Movement Practice' 10.30 - 11.45/£7 drop-in


These classes are aimed at helping movement of the body to be more efficient and to assist in reduction of discomfort/pain in movement.


Classes may focus of areas such as back health, recognising patterns yoiur body makes which could be corrected. Sometimes theses may come about due to stress, accidents or injuries.


This is a safe approach to recover from chronic pain and is a sensory-motor training that works for all kinds of stress, injury and movement problems.  It can work for children, it can work for an aging body, it can work for anyone!


Teacher:  Yvonne Hayes

 Qualifications: 'Clinical Somatics Practitioner', an Holistic Therapist

a Counsellor and 'No Hands' Massage Therapist


Enquiries:  01254 812412 or mob.  07849 828469



Monday Yin 6 - 7.15pm/£7

Monday YIN 6 - 7.15pm/£7


A quiet Yoga practice, which gives you time to ease into your body and to let your mind slow down!

As the majority of us are so busy, even when  arriving home after work, this class gives you permission to opt out, even for a short time to restore your energy levels .


Teacher:   Alison Gough -

Qualifications:  Yoga Alliance Registereed Vinyasa Flow Yoga Teacher

                          Yin Teacher Training with Sarah Powers


MEMO:  Alison teaches 'special' Yin classes monthly on a Sunday - dates are on class timetable




Traditional Yoga                       MONDAYS 7.30 - 9.00 PM/£5


Traditional Yoga generally follows an authentic link to yoga passed down to today from hundreds of years ago. The pathway or, journey, leads to ability for the practice of MEDITATION.


What you can expect from this class:


Oliver runs 6 week courses, which are progressive.  He encourages you to try your best to attend regularly so as to get the most benefits out of the practice, but if you miss a class that's fine, and if you join mid-way through a cycle that's fine too!  It is still a drop-in, and you can join the class at any time.

This is a great opportunity to engage in traditional yoga and to make progress in your practice from the basics of yogic posture and breathing to the higher stages of concentration and meditative practices.

Learn many new ways of breathing, concentrating and focusing attention, and practices of deep relaxation.


Teacher:    Oliver Thorne


Qualifications: Traditional Yoga Teacher Training at Ashram in India

                          Phd Religion & Philosophy (University Tutor), Traditional Thai Massage,

                          3rd Dan Akido Teacher adults & children


Ideal Yoga Class to create change..

Tuesday Lunchtime Yoga & Relaxation 12.30 - 14.00/£5




Sue is both a yoga teacher and therapist.  She is therefore offering the opportunity for you to go to a yoga class and if you wish, follow this up with a massage treatment (of which there are many to help you feel that 'spa' touch of luxury!


What you can expect from this class:

  • Feel more mobile and strong physically
  • Find time for yourself
  • Recognise the values of breathing correctly
  • Receive expert guidance on structural corrections, as we often discover one shoulder lower than the other etc.
  • Learn the values of keeping your mind calm and how to do practices which assist in achieving this
  • Notice how the seasons of the year affect you in many ways, Sue will discuss this with you and how to alter many daily routine things to support this change, including diet!

(Please note that this class is suitable for beginners to yoga)


Teacher:  Sue Denerley  -  -  07962 449297

Qualifications:  BWY Teacher's Diploma & Numerous in Holistic Therapy.



It all starts with a comfortable seat, closing your eyes and feeling some peace..

Tuesdays Yoga Basics         6.15 - 7.15 pm/£5



  • A simple, easy to follow class providing you with 'tools' to find balance in life's busy schedule
  • Guidance to help make your breathing more effective for health benefits
  • Ability to develop a calmer outlook on what life can throw at you!
  • Maintenance of muscles/joints
  • Advice on postural alignment, which can cause many physical aches/pains


Please note this class is suitable for beginners to yoga


Teacher:  Karen Duke

Enquiries: or 07981 649509

Qualifications:  BWY Diploma Teacher, Yoga Therapist,  Specialist in Women's Health

                          Fusion Massage Therapist


A 'journey' for you both!

Tuesday Pregnancy Yoga




Experienced Ante-Natal Yoga Teacher


Private classes available on request.

Also partner class, to prepare together!


What you can expect from this class:

  • Relaxation
  • Breathing skills to aid your health during pregnancy and labour
  • Assistance with postural alignment
  • Working with positions for labour
  • Tools to learn which may help you remain in the control seat during labour
  • Yoga basics to enhance you own individual spiritual strengths
  • Protected time for yourself
  • To go home with a smile!

Just wear comfortable clothing and bring your own pillow for relaxation

Attendance is from second trimester through to delivery..


For more information & to book your place :

email: or call 07809 119509

Qualifications:  BWY Diploma Teacher & Teacher Trainer, Antenatal Yoga Teacher Diploma

                          Anaesthetic Nurse Specialist in Obstetrics & Gynaecology (Now Retired)

                          Clinics offered in 'Breathing Techniques' & also 'Back Health'


Tuesday Hot Yoga Flow       7.30 - 9 pm/£5


Flow Yoga means that the yoga postures flow into each other, but you may also have a short time holding them....

It is called 'hot' as the moving from 'body shape' to 'body shape' requires some effort and this produces heat!

The room will also be quite warm as muscles work better in the warmth.

The level of difficulty in the yoga postures will be given to you by the Teacher Anglela, so that you are able to do them.

This is a fun class using music to help inspire you and move with the beat, if you like?!


Enquiries/Booking to Angela:  07813 766648

Qualification:  BWY Teacher's Diploma



Early am Yoga sets a positive feeling for the day..

Wednesday Early Morning Ashtanga Yoga    7 - 8.15 am/£6

Fancy a mid-week recharge?




Ashtanga is a yoga practice developed by Sri Pattabhi Jois in Mysore and practiced by thousands of people in the world.  Based on linking breath and movement, it is a powerful practice, capable to re-energize you and help you leave class feeling envigorated & happy. You can develop a strong and healthy body with regular practice.


This class is open to all levels of experience, including beginners.


Teacher:  Davide Penazzi  - 07906 537943



Wednesdays - Yoga Fusion 09.30 - 11.00/£5



6th, 13th & 20th DEC



This class is based upon use of different styles of Yoga practice, to give students an optimum class more tailored to their needs.


The class will start as a 'drop-in' but there may be opportunity for discount and to pay a different amount for a block of classes. 


Susan is an experienced yoga teacher and qualified both in General Hatha Yoga (BWY) as well as specialising in Ashtanga Vinyasa after training with Internationally known Yogi John Scott.


Teacher:  Susan Richmond

Enquiries: 07730 338483 &



YOGA AFTER WORK   Wednesdays 6.00 pm - 7.00 pm


A nuturing, flowing practice based on the Ashtanga Yoga sequence but practiced more slowly to build a focus on connecting breath and body movement together, creating a feeling of peace...


Teacher:  Emma Lowther-Wright

Wednesdays Classical Hatha Yoga 7.30-8.45pm

Sivananda Style Yoga

(in Studio 2)

This world reknown form of yoga practice is being taught at Mandala by a very experienced Teacher.  Learn to do a yoga practice that is still respected today world-wide!


Wednesday evenings 7.30 - 8.45

Please check 6 week block of classes on timetable

Next block will be in September, dates coming...


Michelle can be contacted for enquires on:


6.00 - 7.30 PM


   Hatha Yoga/£5


What you can expect from this class:


  • A robust counterpoise for an active or sporty lifestyle
  • Beginner friendly, a challenge to all
  • Explore and challenge your limits
  • Create greater flexibility, build strength and increase stamina
  • Control and expansion of the breath
  • Find physical balance and stillness of the mind


For more information email:

or telephone 07722 733996

Qualification:  BWY Teacher's Diploma



     Wednesday Men’s Yoga


  • Beginner friendly, a challenge to all
  • A comfortable light hearted environment to explore your limits
  • Create greater flexibility, build strength and increase stamina
  • Complements and counters other ‘sport’
  • Control and expansion of the breath
  • Find stillness in the mind


For more information email

or telephone 07722 733996






the wheel of life in your spine..

Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga with

Monthly Assisted Self Practice 'Mysore' Style 

Thursdays 6 - 7.45 pm/£6




What you can expect from this class:

  • Traditional & authentic teaching from a respected lineage of Ashtanga Yoga
  • Encouragement to learn the sequence/flow of the practice, so that you can make it your own practice, where-ever you are
  • Adjustments and modifications are offered/taught to assist YOU with enjoyment of moving
  • Ashtanga is a challenging style of yoga, but you 'reap what you sow'....
  • The main focus will be on the use of your breath to co-ordinate with the movements you do. Your practice then becomes a synchronised flow with body and breath. This, in time, can result in doing a moving meditation....


At present this is a drop-in class


Teachers:     Davide & Marguerita

Enquiries:     Marguerita    -   07809119509 or




  Thursday Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga/2

   8 - 9.30pm/£6



What you can expect from this class:

  • Introduction to the basics for Ashtanga Yoga Practice
  • Learn how to synchronise breath with movement
  • Learn how to move safely from movement to movement creating a vinyasa flow sequence
  • Experience a growth in confidence and strength
  • Experience how the practice leads to a quiet mind


For further information email Marguerita:



Beginner's Ashtanga Yoga

Thursdays 20.00 - 21.00


Learn the basics of Ashtanga Yoga and then if you wish move into either Ashtanga 1 or Ashtanga 2 classes...


Enquiries:  Marguerita at

Hatha Yoga Flow  -  Fridays 9.30am - 10.45am/£5

Yoga literally 'flows'.....

Hatha Yoga flow is an inclusive class suitable for beginners, as well as those who simply prefer a more calming practice.


Straight forward flow sequences, combining breath and movement to stretch and strengthen, followed by a guided relaxation to sooth the chatter in your mind, leaving you feeling refreshed.


'Drop-in' no need to book..


Enquiries to:  Charlotte Barrow  -

PLEASE NOTE:  there will be no class on Friday 6 October 2017, due to Teacher on a training course.


Fridays 6 - 7.15pm Beginner's Ashtanga Yoga

Learn the basics of this wonderful systematic yoga practice and reconnect to yourself.

Based on a long tradition of yoga practice to promote health & vitality.

Teacher:    Emma Lowther-Wright

qualified Teacher (200hrs)

John Scott Teacher Training Course

It is necessary to book a place for this class so please contact Emma:


Fridays 6.30pm - 8.00pm

Friday Relaxation Yoga      Just Let the Week Go!




What you can expect from this class:

  • Simple asana using props for extra comfort and held for slightly longer than in a regular class, to encourage release
  • Basic guided relaxation practice
  • Breath work to calm the mind and induce a relaxed state...
  • Suitable for all abilities and a great start to the weekend!

For more information email
or telephone 07813 766648

A continuous flow of movements linked with the flow of your breath...

Saturday Ashtanga Yoga         7 - 8.30 am/£5


7.00 - 8.30am





Based on a complete health system for the body called 'Yoga Chikitsa' or yoga therapy

Includes breathing practices and relaxation

This type of practice is challenging but builds stamina, strength and mental focus


For more information email:

or call 07809119509


Saturdays 9 - 10.30am

Saturday Kundalini Yoga

9 - 10.30 am/£6






These classes are a dynamic blend of postures, pranayama (breathing exercises), some mantra (chanting), music I meditation, which teach you the art of relaxation, self-healing and elevation.


'Balancing body and mind enables you to experience the clarity and beauty of your soul' Yogi Bhajan


All levels and abilities welcome


Teacher:   Sangat Prem Kaur (Wendy)

                 07713 882107




wonders of the snowflake!

Our practice studio












We are now entering our sixth year to slowly and organically spread our wings at The Mandala.  With patience, we are seeing progress towards providing a unique place for you to drop into and chill out.  Your comments on the fab energy within Mandala are what I felt when I first walked into the building. Over the years it has been a building where people have been to, to enjoy themselves!  We plan to keep things simple, but with the essentials that make you feel at home.

Mandala aims to help you maintain your health and we support organisations doing the same.



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