Yogafinity classes let you step out of the busy everyday for a while and focus entirely on you. Our yoga classes enable you to move and breathe more freely. With regular practice you'll become stronger and more balanced in body & mind.
Yoga classes in Sutton Coldfield.
Yoga is a mind and body practice with a 5,000 year history rooted in Indian philosophy. There are many different styles of yoga which often include physical postures, breathing techniques and meditation or relaxation.
The benefits of yoga are immense and include:
About Yogafinity classes
Yogafinity classes are in the style of Vinyasa yoga where movement and breath combine in fluid sequences. They include activations to build strength and flexibility for yoga postures in a sustainable and effective way; as well as flowing dynamic sequences to energise and lift the spirit. There is a focus on understanding how to engage and align the body, aiming always to embody 'effort and ease'.
Yogafinity classes are open level and Sian always provides options that enable you to move in a way that's right for you.
Sian did ballet and gymnastics throughout her childhood and teens, competing regionally and nationally in gymnastics and achieving Senior Honours in ballet. She first tried yoga at the age of 21, spent many years enjoying Body Balance and later discovered Sun Power Yoga. A demanding career in Marketing and illness in her late 20's led her away from the mat for a while but she found her way back after the birth of her two children - firstly to Pilates and then to Hatha and Vinyasa Yoga, doing her 200hr teaching training in 2018.
Sian takes inspiration from Vinyasa yoga, her dance & gymnastics background and the teachings of anatomy experts. She is fascinated in the connection between the mind and the body. Alongside her 200 hr yoga teacher training, Sian has undertaken additional formal training in whole body strength & mobility and modern Vinyasa with world-renowned Vinyasa yoga teacher Jason Crandell, sequencing with Jason and with Adam Husler; and applied anatomy with Dr Yogi.
Sian has worked with Birmingham and West Midlands Ladies Football Club and teaches yoga online to the elite gymnastics squad in Victoria, Australia. She has taught yoga to primary school children and young adults in sixth form, to large corporate organisations and charities.
Having had two children through natural birth, Sian has a particular interest in yoga for pelvic health and has attended several trainings in relation to this including yoga and the pelvic floor with Leslie Howard, pelvic balance with Catherine Annis and diastastis recti repair through Birthlight.
An English Literature graduate from the University of Exeter with a love of writing and communications, Sian seeks to use clear, precise and inspiring language in her teachings. Her guiding principles are moving and living with energy, strength and grace.
Sian's mantra is 'Shine Your Light', she believes everyone should be able to live life to their infinite potential and, in her own experience, yoga helps her to do that.
Sian is fully insured, DBS checked and trained in emergency first aid.
Sian takes inspiration from Vinyasa yoga, her dance & gymnastics background and the teachings of physiotherapists and anatomy experts, as well as those in the fields of functional medicine and wellness. She is fascinated in the connection between the mind and the body.