London, United Kingdom
Claire began yoga with Ruth White, an Iyengar yoga teacher, and still trains in Iyengar alignment with Lisa Walford in Los Angeles. She is also a certified Jivamukti Yoga teacher, having taken her first class at Jivamukti Yoga in NYC in 1997, then certified in 2005. Claire self-practise includes the Ashtanga Vinyasa method regularly – she studied in Mysore, India in 2001, first to study with Sri K Pattabhi Jois (until 2009) and then with Sharath Ramaswamy, her last trip to Mysore was in 2012. Since 2000, Claire has aimed to create her own detailed, inspirational and methodical approach to Vinyasa Flow Yoga – where she builds specific methods of creating krama (sequencing) and alignment, then layering music, yogic philosophy and real-life stories. Claire is now the UK’s top Vinyasa teacher, and continues to build on this extensive research into the minuscule details that make Vinyasa Flow Yoga the yoga form of the future.
Claire has taught her dynamic, choreographed and alignment based approach to Vinyasa Flow Yoga at yoga studios throughout the world. She has created a renowned Vinyasa Flow Yoga DVD and music for yoga CD and her successful yoga teacher training programme will have trained over 100 skilled teachers from Europe by April 2014.