Rachel Lovegrove is an internationally renowned, certified Iyengar yoga teacher with over 25 years experience. Beginning in 1998, she trained to a high level in the UK and India with senior Iyengar yoga teachers and maintains her personal development with regular contact with Advanced senior teachers such as Manouso Manos in California and Paxti Lizardi in Madrid. She recently completed advanced training in Iyengar Yoga Therapeutics in Los Angeles California with Manouso Manos, and every two to three years travels to India to study with the Iyengar family in Pune. To become a certified Iyengar yoga teacher takes years of rigorous study and evaluation, ensuring a high standard of knowledge and safe learning experience.
Originally working in the music industry in London, she left EMI Records in 2005 to pursue her vocation in yoga teaching full time. She spent 12 years in Portugal giving weekly classes as well as international workshop and retreats and from November 2018, relocated back to the UK to be close to her mother and family. Her teaching style is pragmatic, open and supportive and she is dedicated to helping people reach their full potential through the practice of yoga. Students are welcome from all backgrounds and all levels of ability or experience.