Meet the team

Here are some of the friendly faces you'll get to know at Meadowlark Yoga.

Karen Kirkness

Karen is Meadowlark's founding teacher.  You can find her teaching integrated anatomy workshops, drop-in classes and sometimes Mysore. She's core faculty on our Foundational & Advanced Trainings.

Emma Isokivi

Level II Authorised KPJ Ashtanga Yoga Teacher, and our Mysore Programme Director.  She teaches the morning Mysore slot and 1:1 online & in-studio clients.

Amy Hughes

Amy teaches our online Mysore program and some vinyasa classes on our full timetable.  You'll also catch her in some fantastic workshops, but hurry, they always sell out!

Kirsten Waugh

Kirsten leads our evening Mysore programme as well as some Yin classes on our full timetable.

Joanne Ewen

Jo Ewen teaches several classes on our drop in timetable as well as monthly workshops and an annual Vinyasa Teacher Training.

Devon Taylor

Devon is a 200Hr qualified teacher with several hundred hours of advanced training.  She's a devoted Ashtangi but when not in the Mysore room you can catch her teaching our beginners evening course.

Jenn Usher

Jenn teaches on our full timetable as well as periodic workshops.  You'll also find Jenn assisting in the Morning Mysore room.

Nadine Watton

Nadine is a member of a Senior Teacher Training Faculty, teaching on the 100, 200 & 300Hr Teacher Trainings as well as her own 100Hr Yin & Restorative trainings.  You'll also find Nadine teaching several classes on the drop in timetable a well as monthly workshops.

Nina Goldberger

Nina is a graduate of the Meadowlark Teacher Training and now teaches on the full timetable as well as regular seasonal workshops.

Benji Perez Salinas

When not playing around with inversions, you'll also catch Benji at front desk helping our students around the studio.

Natasha Iregbu

Natasha brings her infectious smile and passionate teaching to yin classes here at Meadowlark.

Vanessa Rigby

Vanessa is our late morning Mysore teaching teacher as well as a long term teacher on our drop in and livestream timetables.

Nikki Hunter

Nikki teaches pregnancy yoga for our gorgeous mums-to-be.

Pauline Chung

Pauline is a dedicated Ashtanga practitioner and enjoys sharing this traditional practice in class.

Naomi Schogler

Naomi is a graduate of the Meadowlark Teacher Training and is a regular fixture on our weekly timetable.

Lorena Lozano Bravo

Lorena is a graduate of the Meadowlark Yoga Teacher Training and a regular teacher on the drop in vinyasa timetable.

Gordon Foster

Gordon teaches Vinyasa Flow on the drop in timetable.

Fiona Miller

Fiona teaches on our beginners vinyasa yoga courses and helps our students to establish a practice of their own.

Samuel Horsley

Samuel teaches a new Sunday class at Meadowlark which explores the link between asana and the history and philosophy of yoga.

Anastasia Petrova

Anastasia teaches vinyasa flow on our livestream timetable and often covers for other teachers.

Katie Paterson

Katie teaches and provides regular cover for our ashtanga and vinyasa drop in classes as well as teaching on our beginners vinyasa courses.

Costa Yaremenko

Costa teaches his own hatha yoga class which explores a traditional dynamic breath, meditation & movement practice.

Fern Ross

Fern enjoys teaching a mix of vinyasa and yin/restorative classes.

Sophie Hollands

Sophie is a Meadowlark Yoga training graduate and she teaches on our livestream timetable.

Syra Fleetwood

Syra teaches on our drop in timetable and regularly covers for other teachers.

Our Yoga Teacher Training Team

Nadine, Amy, and Karen (in order of appearance here) together bring over 60 years of practical yoga experience to infuse their collaborative trainings with passion, expertise, and humour.

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What style of yoga?

We offer a range of experience in asana (physical postures), philosophy, Ayurveda, chanting and Sutra study. We welcome all levels. Our approach is inclusive, supportive, and based on long-term study and personal practice.

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