Ashtanga Yoga Liverpool


Helen Aldred

About Helen Aldred


Due to circumstances beyond my control, from Monday 4th February there will be a new timetable at a great new location. It is just round the corner at 39 Rodney Street, view timetable. I am sorry for the short notice. Class numbers are limited to 17. Drop-ins are welcome and places will be allocated on first come first served basis. You can however guarentee your place if you book in advance here.


Hi, my name is Helen Aldred, I teach Ashtanga Yoga classes in Liverpool. I have been practicing yoga for fourteen years. Prior to teaching yoga I taught for seven years in schools both in Thailand and in the UK. Throughout this time, yoga was there for me. I now combine my greatest passions yoga and teaching, and pass on to others the life-enhancing experience that yoga is for me.

Helen's Yoga Journey

I first began my yoga journey in 1997 when I found a book in my schools library and began practicing. In 2005, I discovered Ashtanga Yoga, I fell in love the fluid style and love how each position connects to another. It enables me to become more engaged in what I am doing, which frees me from the usual ramblings of my mind. It has changed me, inside and out and continues to do so. I practice Ashtanga Yoga six days a week and find the dynamic style helps to focus my mind and keeps me calm in my day to day life.

Helen and Sharath

Yoga in India

As a teacher of Yoga, I am comitted to learn as much as I can about this tradition including studying yoga in India. I have been to India three times and have studied yoga and meditation whilst traveling in this diverse country. I have been fortunate enough to study with the founder of Ashtanga yoga Pattabbi Jois and his grandson Sharath both in London and in Mysore, India.


Teaching Credentials and Teachers

I have completed the British Wheel of Yoga foundation course and the Yoga Alliance 200 hour teacher training course and I am a member of Yoga Alliance UK. I have also completed a teacher training intensive for Ashtanga Yoga with David Swenson. I have attended many workshops with teachers such as Brian Cooper, Kino MacGreggor and David Swenson. I believe that a teacher should always remember what it is to be a student and teach from their own experience of regular daily yoga practice. I continue developing my understanding of yoga and teaching through my own practice, workshops and with my Ashtanga teacher Hamish Hendry in London. I go to London monthly in order to study with Hamish Hendry a senior teacher of the Ashtanga Yoga method. Through developing my own practice I am enhancing my awareness and understanding, which enables me to teach directly from the depth of my own experience.

Teaching Philosophy

I believe everyone can benefit from yoga and work hard to adapt my classes to you my students. I like to get to know my students so that I can teach in this individualised way. I keep my classes fun and motivating by bringing my passion for yoga to every class so that you can benefit from it like I have. I organize a social event for my students so that you can make new friends who share the same interests.

Please contact Helen Aldred for further information.

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Back Bending Workshop with Helen Aldred

When: Saturday 29th June

Time:3pm - 6pm

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Urban Yoga Retreat

Personalised Yin Yoga and shoulder upper back vinyasa flow. Saturday 27th April. All levels welcome.

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Anglesey Yoga Retreat

Friday 19th July to Sunday 21st July

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