Welcome and Namaste!
We truly believe yoga is for everyone and encourage anyone to practice yoga regardless of their personal background. We hope that in practising yoga you will not only improve your wellbeing but also feel part of a community.
Yoga is a holistic practice offering a number of benefits both physical and mental. Benefits include reduced physical and mental tension, muscle strength and tone, improved posture, greater flexibility and better energy flow. Yoga will also improve your respiration, circulation, digestion and nervous system.
Meditation is the practice that brings peace of mind. Meditation helps develop self awareness, focusing our attention on the present moment without any judgement. Benefits include a reduction in stress, improved sleep, a positive outlook, and reduced inner and outer conflict.
Reena – Teacher & Founder
Reena founded Yoga Loughborough after completing her initial Teacher Training Course. Her inspiration came about when she could not find a local class similar to her preferred style and also felt the need to develop an inclusive community. Although having a successful corporate career she decided to teach fulltime. Reena graduated from Kings College London and Loughborough University although credits much of her inspiration to the teachings of Vedanta and Classical Yoga.
Reena started practicing meditation many years ago and was later introduced to yoga by her uncle Kishore from Boston, USA. She credits much of her early learning and positive support to Kishore. Nicknamed “Swami K” in the family.
Growing up Reena loved to dance and completed her Diploma in Bharatnatyam, a South Indian Classical Dance. Also passionate about sport; played in hockey and netball teams, and enjoying social tennis. Her yoga assignments include teaching and introducing yoga to all top Premier League Referees at St Georges Park (home of England’s Football Team).
Reena has travelled extensively staying in mindful communities and yoga ashrams around the world. She obtained her Advanced Teacher Training Certification in the Himalayas.
Reena is an Experienced Member of the Yoga Alliance Professionals UK, having over 2500 hours of teaching experience and having completed a number of additional training courses. Reena is insured with the Yoga Alliance Professionals UK.
Further training completed: Yoga Psychology, Yoga Posture and Anatomy, Meditation and Mantras, Yoga for Children, Yoga for Pregnancy, and Yoga for Seniors.