About Me

yoga teacher Manchester | Northern Yogi

‘This is more than yoga, this is a way of life’

‘You’re too northern to be a yoga teacher’ were some of the first words I heard after announcing my desire to teacher yoga.

I’d been practicing Ashtanga for nearly a decade at the time, dedicated to my practice, my teacher and my personal development. I studied hard, trained harder and still, my dialect would evidently be the thing to hold me back.

I was nineteen years old when I first started practicing yoga. I found the transition between where I was in life and where I wanted to be challenging. I hated change and the stress of it physically manifested in my body. My breath became shallow and I was tired all the time.

Western medicine was not what I needed, though many tried to push their pills on me, I turned East for relief. Yoga gave me not only a space to breathe but also a deeper connection to myself. It gave me roots that anchored me to each present moment. Change was no longer challenging because I’d found a deeper level within myself that allowed stillness, security and surrender.

The practice of yoga changed my life and this was the reason I wanted to share it with others. Through my northern determination and desire to prove people wrong, in 2015 I birthed Northern Yogi, a digital space to share all that changed my life; from how I practice to how I eat, travel, dress and live. This is more than a yoga practice; this is a way of life.

In 2016 I took my first 200hr teacher training with Yoga London. Since then I’ve had the honour of teaching Ashtanga and Vinyasa in my northern tone!

If you’d like to practice yoga with me you can find my schedule here please get in touch via sarah@northernyogi.com or follow my Instagram or Facebook page for upcoming classes.

Be Love, Be Light.

Sarah

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I occasionally work with brands that I love. If you would like to discuss collaborations please email sarah@northernyogi.com

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