About emYoga

About emYoga

I’m Emma, Founder of Em Yoga and advocate for living a life you love.

Founder and creator of Em Yoga. In 2009 whilst on a retreat I discovered the path that would be my yoga practice…  This retreat made the practice so much more than I thought it was and could be. After the retreat I arrived home with both the inspiration and understanding to continue to practice and the desire to learn more.

I am a 500+ hours certified Yoga teacher with over 10 years’ experience. I believe continued education on and off the mat is essential to our self development, coupled with that which also inspires.  I am continually inspired by this practice from taking a quiet yoga practice to stepping off the plane in a far off country for a glorious retreat.  Teacher, mentor and friend – Katy Appleton, created and instilled in me the freedom that an inspired practice can uplift and connect us as human beings.

As a teacher and student my excitement for what I know and have yet to learn keeps my work awakening, balanced, fun and often in beautiful places on retreat from Bali to Mexico.  I now find myself with a practice that has evolved immensely and includes an approach to my own practice with consideration, kindness and responsibility. This is what I wish and hope to share with you.

My belief is to always ask questions and to simplify your practice to that which serves you in that moment, on that day. Because I believe that the highest form of teaching is offered by how I show up for myself and others, I strive to live with integrity, deep listening and lightness.

Thank you for choosing emYoga – Yoga for you. 

Much Love, Em x

Live for the Moment, not the Weekend

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My Top 10 Yoga Tips

Allow inspiration to inform your practice. Put on some music, read inspiring words, practice outside – get creative!

“Be teachable till the end” – Yogarupa Rod Stryker.

Allow your yoga to be you. When we take leave from the
mat that is when our yoga practice becomes alive
and fully present in our lives.

Persevere with your yoga practice, if it was easy it wouldn’t require the practice! “Warriors are strong poses, and you can’t wuss your way through them” – Ana Forrest

Allow change to happen.

Find and listen to people who move, inspire and motivate you: leaders of the world, yoga teachers, friends, children or a TED talk.

Be you. Be inspired. Be a yogi. “Be open and then the truth follow” – Gangaji.

Find a yoga that suits you. Try plenty of different styles,
studios, D.V.D’s – see what sits best with you and then
immerse yourself in it!

BREATHE! Take a huge big inhale right now and a long exhale. Feel how wonderous your life giving breath is, allow it to fill you with joy and acknowledge how amazing you are.

Be Curious and Strive…

Testimonals

Emma is an incredible yoga teacher, mentor and guide with a great sense of humour, love and light shining through all she does! I’m blessed to have had her by my side on retreats and teacher trainings supporting and teaching the students with great wisdom. Do take a class with her, she will surely enlighten you on this beautiful and rich path called yoga.
Katy Appleton
On completion of an RYS 200-hour Yoga teacher training course I wanted to continue learning and deepen my understanding of teaching. After reviewing different options, I undertook a 4-week mentoring programme with Emma. With Emma’s guidance I was able to reflect on what my course had prepared me to deliver and it kick started a dialogue that allowed me to explore and develop my teaching method.

Emma structured our sessions to meet my requirements and limited timeframe. Giving constructive, thoughtful advice, helping me identify areas for improvement and enabling me to develop tools to address these.
The opportunity to work with a seasoned yoga professional who understands the joys and pitfalls was immeasurably valuable. I would recommend any teacher, wherever they are on their yoga journey to take the time to check in, review, reflect and laugh with Em.
Sarah Carter