with Joe Gamble

"The sessions have helped me enormously to relax and improve my daily posture and breathing"

2-2.30 pm on Mondays 

See link to videos of 4 sessions below

Yoga Breathing sessions with Jackie Hayfield

See below videos of some of the sessions.

Jackie is a yoga therapist who teaches in a way that is both very relaxing and nourishing. In these sessions we will gently release tension in the chest area - this helps to open the lungs, followed by traditional breathing practises that help to increase the flow of 'vital energy' or 'prana'  around the body which helps to restore and heal cells, organs and bodily systems. All abilities welcome and can be practised standing or sitting on a chair.

Jackie Hayfield has been teaching yoga for over 20 years. She will be teaching on Mondays at 2 pm until the end of June except for 7th June.  

"The breathing sessions have been really valuable to me since it reminded me how to breathe properly...getting back to the basics of breathing. My life can be stressful in certain moments...somehow I forget to breathe fully, and my breaths are shallow...I learnt valuable breathing techniques to address these moments, and I especially enjoyed the breathing for different parts of your lungs" Participant


You can see more about Yoga Therapy with Nikki Jackson in a Wigwam Forum where she talks about her work and shares a yoga practice. See it in our Podcast and Videos section (you need to register free on the site to gain access to the video): https://www.wigwam.org.uk/resources

To book your place please send us an email with your name to wigwam@yestolife.org.uk

Join Nikki on YouTube

See 4 of recorded 30 minute Yoga Breathing sessions with Nikki Jackson:

Part 1: https://youtu.be/-iVNOrEQ3j0
Part 2: https://youtu.be/0WwO1LS41Gg
Part 3: https://youtu.be/ft2nEOp8ncc
Part 4: https://youtu.be/RoRfm6OzmWg

About Jackie Hayfield

About Nikki Jackson

Jackie is a CNHC registered Yoga Therapist, a Tutor on the Real Yoga Post Graduate Yoga Therapy Course, and a Meditation Teacher.  has a particular interest in supporting those with Chronic conditions, including Cancer, MS, and Fibromyalgia. She has worked with people with Fibromyalgia for many years, and currently offers classes through the Yoga for Life Project. She provides yoga classes through a local branch of the MS Society, and to those with cancer and their carers through the Wessex Cancer Trust.


During the summer months Jackie offers outdoor yoga classes in the award-winning Knoll Gardens. She lives in Ringwood on the edge of the New Forest, where she also offers small group yoga classes, meditation courses, and 1to1 yoga therapy in her garden studio. She is also a cancer survivor who loves life, family, walking, nature, and gardening.

Nikki is a national teacher trainer in post graduate courses in yoga therapy for The British Wheel of Yoga. She is trained in both Indian and Tibetan Healing yoga. She blends these ancient eastern health practises with her western experience of working in NHS physical and mental health departments as an occupational therapist since 1991. She is a Mindfulness for Health teacher having trained with Vidyamala Birch’s Breathworks Organisation. Nikki continues to teach yoga therapy groups regularly as well as one to one therapy.

She has presented yoga therapy to many audiences and more recently to the The British Association of Lifestyle Medicine annual conference for GPs . Nikki is an advocate of Nature, believing that we can learn from animals, plants and the five elements to ‘retune’ our health. We have inner resources to help ease our minds and bodies so they can unravel and find an inner sense of calm and peace. See more about Nikki and her work at: http://www.yogafocus.co.uk 

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