Fiona McIntosh

Fiona is the owner of Santosha Yoga. Her full bio including a list of qualifications can be found here.

Fiona feels privileged being in a job helping people re-pattern, re-connect and restore their bodies to health. It gives her great joy seeing lives changed as clients achieve a new freedom, attitude and flexibility and a life without pain.

Claire Murphy

Claire is the founder of Santosha Yoga and the owner of Claire Murphy Yoga.

Claire is our most experienced teacher with 14 years experience. She is also certified as a senior teacher with Yoga Alliance.

Claire loves to witness the flourishing of each person as their practice grows and they strengthen and reveal the innate beauty within each human heart.

Chie Sibbring

Chie is originally from Japan and started practising yoga 13 years ago because of stress, poor diet and an unhealthy lifestyle. She has been teaching in Japan and New York for 9 years and completed her 500hr teacher training at Dharma yoga. She is also certified as a Prenatal Yoga teacher (Urban Yoga) and a children's yoga teacher (Karma Kids Yoga)

Jo Duffy

Jo decided to embark on the 200hr Yoga Teacher Training course to share the benefits of yoga with others. She is now a qualified teacher and a member of the Yoga Alliance.

Jo's classes are practical, sipportvie and accessible to all, allowing students to develop at their own pace with curiosity, playfulness and integrity.

Emma Goodwin

Emma is a qualified teacher after completion of 200hrs Yoga Teacher training with Claire Murphy Yoga and is a member of Yoga Alliance. Emma is also the director of Real Life Clothing.

Emma is married with 3 children and has found that practising yoga has provided her with a sense of balance and inner peace.

Cherish Jackson

Cherish started as the administrator for the studio and loved spending time there so much she decided to train as a yoga teacher too!

She is fully qualified with a 200hr Teacher Training with Claire Murphy Yoga. Cherish has been practising yoga from a young age. Now able to teach classes of her own she is looking forward to sharing her passion with the community.

Martina Elter

Martina fell in love with yoga almost 20 years ago and is a passionate practitioner ever since.

Se is qualified with Claire Murphy Yoga UK, Sivananda Yoga Austria and Calm for Kids.

She is a member of the Yoga Alliance. Martina likes to share her love for yoga combining it with her passion to empower people and to nurture a sense of wellbeing and calm

Beverly Walker

Beverly was inspired on a trip to California to finally commit to a regular yoga practice and returned home to look for a teacher an venue that lived up to the one she found in America. Her search led her to the Santosha Studiio. Her love of how yoga makes her feel physically and emotionally made her decide to complete her 200hr Yoga Teacher Training with Claire Murphy Yoga. She now teaches our Yoga for Lunch class.

Jo Kitts

Yoga has been an important part of Jo’s life for over a decade. After 20 years in medical research and studying with world renowned teachers she finally made the move to follow her heart and start teaching yoga. She has a passion for practices that support individuals dealing with chronic stress, anxiety and depression, as well as conditions such as CFS/ME, fibromyalgia, and cancer related fatigue. She is fully qualified with Claire Murphy Yoga and a member of Yoga alliance