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Yoga Teachers – Meet The Team

Our team of yoga teachers are all certified and insured to teach Iyengar Yoga. All teachers work at the centre here in Maidstone as self-employed practitioners.

Lin Craddock

Yoga Teacher

Having studied and practised Iyengar Yoga for over 30 years, Lin’s passion and dedication for the subject is matched only by her knowledge and ability as a teacher. Lin has qualified as a Senior Iyengar Yoga Teacher and continues her studies making regular trips to India.  

Having studied and practised Iyengar Yoga for over 30 years, Lin's passion and dedication for the subject is matched only by her knowledge and ability as a teacher. Lin has qualified as a Senior Iyengar Yoga Teacher and continues her studies making regular trips to India.  

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Leo Bunyard

Yoga Teacher

Leo is a dedicated and enthusiastic teacher. She takes the foundation and beginner classes at the centre here in Maidstone, and also teaches around the Ashford area. Her interaction and intuitive communication skills bring a mature and caring approach to her teaching.

Leo is a dedicated and enthusiastic teacher. She takes the foundation and beginner classes at the centre here in Maidstone, and also teaches around the Ashford area. Her interaction and intuitive communication skills bring a mature and caring approach to her teaching.  

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Erika Hanna

Yoga Teacher

Erika’s wonderful charm and warmth of character comes across in her teaching. Erika’s classes are good fun and full of energy, she currently runs a monthly workshop on a Wednesday morning. Erika travels to India regularly and has been practising yoga for over 25 years.

Erika's wonderful charm and warmth of character comes across in her teaching. Erika's classes are good fun and full of energy, she currently runs a monthly workshop on a Wednesday morning. Erika travels to India regularly and has been practising yoga for over 25 years.

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Stuart Miller

Yoga Teacher

Stuart began his teaching practise in 1989, at the Iyengar Yoga Institute in Maida Vale, where he continues to teach.Healthcare experience as a Chartered Physiotherapist, in two NHS trusts, informs Stuart’s teaching confidence.Four extended visits to the ‘Institute in Pune, India; have allowed direct inspiration from Guruji BKS Iyengar and his family.

Stuart began his teaching practise in 1989, at the Iyengar Yoga Institute in Maida Vale, where he continues to teach.Healthcare experience as a Chartered Physiotherapist, in two NHS trusts, informs Stuart's teaching confidence.Four extended visits to the 'Institute in Pune, India; have allowed direct inspiration from Guruji BKS Iyengar and his family.

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Karen Dunne

Yoga Teacher

I knew after my first Iyengar yoga class that I had found something special. My practice eventually led to teacher training which was life changing. I have now been teaching for 12 years.  It is the most rewarding career I could have wished for.

I knew after my first Iyengar yoga class that I had found something special. My practice eventually led to teacher training which was life changing. I have now been teaching for 12 years.  It is the most rewarding career I could have wished for.

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Tom Payne

Yoga Teacher

Tom has been practising Iyengar Yoga for over 10 years and has now qualified as an Introductory Teacher. Tom’s calm and caring approach creates an ideal environment for new students to learn Iyengar Yoga.

Tom has been practising Iyengar Yoga for over 10 years and has now qualified as an Introductory Teacher. Tom's calm and caring approach creates an ideal environment for new students to learn Iyengar Yoga.

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Anna Torikian

Yoga Teacher and Admin

Anna arrived at the studio on the first day of opening and has been here ever since! Anna plays a key role in the centre, and runs the administrative side of things. Her passion for Iyengar yoga inspires her, and her wish is for everyone to be able to experience all of the benefits that regular practice of yoga can bring to enhance your life. Anna is an Introductory Teacher, with 10 years practice and experience of Iyengar yoga, having been taught by Lin.

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Thank you for the great class yesterday, you take so much time with your students and are obviously watching everyone carefully. You are the first teacher who has commented on my hypermobility and the potential problems by being too flexible and totally spot on with the strength issue. I came away feeling inspired that I might be able to work towards having less joint problems in the future ( I already have painful joints due to a bit of OA).

Fiona Tyndall

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Contact the Maidstone Yoga Centre

You can contact us via the enquiry form below, which goes straight to our customer service team, or you can use any of the following methods:

Visit us at:

2nd floor, 27-31 Golden Boot Chambers,

Gabriels Hill, Maidstone,
Kent, ME15 6HX

Call us on:

01622 685864