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Thaxted Yoga

Hammer Hill Farm, Stanbrook,
Essex, CM6 2NH

Thaxted Yoga’s stunning wellness studio overlooks the rolling Essex countryside, close to the picturesque town of Thaxted, with its famous windmill and guildhall.

Owner Lolli Kimpton moved to the area from London in 2015 and began teaching at the newly opened studio the following year before taking over in December 2019, shortly before the pandemic hit.

“Our sangha and yoga family are steadily growing, despite the hardships of the last 18 months which has demonstrated that people need yoga and mindfulness in their lives more than ever. We aim to provide a safe and welcoming atmosphere in this unique environment, enabling our community to practice yoga, promote wellbeing and the opportunity to relax, unwind and smile, free from the pressures of everyday life.”

Kimpton has further developed the studio originally designed by founder Casey Gill with the addition of a cosy snug for students to sit and enjoy a post-class herbal tea and get together.

Classes take place in a truly individual space, framed by enormous picture windows providing the most glorious views of the ever-shifting seasons and resplendent with a living and breathing biowall, cleaning and purifying the air…the perfect reminder of connection to the earth and Mother Nature.

A long-awaited recent open day saw the addition of a gorgeous bell tent in the grounds that hosted a variety of taster sessions, including the studio’s regular gong baths.

“The philosophy here is that anyone can practice yoga and we encourage all ages, abilities and body shapes to join us and experience the transformative and healing effects of mindful movement and meditation.”

Thaxted Yoga offers an expanding array of classes and teachers, beginner courses and regular workshops and was recently awarded the Muddy Stilettos Best Yoga Studio in Essex award.

See Thaxted Yoga for yourself on Instagram @thaxtedyoga

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