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Yoga Breathing sessions with Jackie Hayfield

2-2.30 pm on Mondays - check dates

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 for only three more sessions; 19th and 26th July plus 2nd August. Then sessions will restart on Monday 6th September at the new time on 10-11am.

"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

About Jackie Hayfield


Online resource with
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 Jackson is a national teacher trainer in post graduate courses in yoga therapy for The British Wheel of Yoga. Below you will find four 30 minute videos of Yoga Breathing sessions.


Nikki 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. See more about Nikki and her work at: http://www.yogafocus.co.uk 

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

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