Rachel Hanberry

Rachel Hanberry

Broadcasting from: Biscarrosse Plage, France
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/rachelhanberryyoga

I have been greatly influenced by many teachers including Swami Sivananda and his teachings on yoga, Elena Brower and her life coaching trainings, and Shiva Rea and Jason Crandell and their teachings on Vinyasa. My practice and teachings are also informed by Pixie Lighthorse and her trainings on Earth Medicine and healing, and Cecily Milne and the Yoga Detour team. I have a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology where I specialized in Human Development and find myself coming back to these studies now as a yoga teacher.

I am originally from Halifax in the UK, and moved to France 10 years ago and founded Yoga Beach House. You'll find me either teaching in the studio or on the beach with my faithful dog Harry who snores through all my classes!

My classes are heartfelt. When you practice with me you will feel more connected to your body but also to your mind and to nature itself, allowing for a more rounded practice as you become more cognizant of your connection to all. I believe the practice of yoga is for everybody and that it can have a profound effect on everybody, through yoga we can learn how to love ourselves and each other more wholesomely, the practice of yoga leads to peace.

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Rachel Hanberry
  • Rest is Best

    Settle into 3 simple restorative poses to nourish and support your soul as you relinquish your control on life for these few moments and let go. Perfect for when you need some me time, some self love and to get away from the busyness of life.

  • Flow to One Legged Crow

    Want to feel some heat, tap into your inner child and even build a little self confidence? Well this flow is for you. Using "traditional yoga" poses to activate and prepare our bodies we flow to one legged crow. Seated and reclined options are explored ensuring that everyone will have a one legge...

  • Salute to the Moon and Back

    Enjoy tapping into your creative flow as you move through this sequence of poses. We explore spinal extension and strong standing postures with plenty of opportunity to add in your own expression. We repeat the sequence a number of times to allow more freedom of movement and personal practice...

  • Permission to Pause

    Do you need to be given permission to let go and relax? If so, this class is perfect for you. You will explore a number of restorative poses and the different effects that they have on your body when you use certain props or not. Tune into the sensations in your body and allow your mind to tune o...

  • Relight My Fire!

    During this class you will begin by activating your core to create heat and awareness of this area. You will then use this awareness and heat to explore twisting into revolved half moon pose, as you focus on twisting from your core.

  • Here Comes the Sun Salutation!

    For when you don't have a lot of time but still want to take care of your body. Working with classical sun salutations and sun salutation A, wake up your whole body with this quick, simple but effective flow.

  • Get Up and Go!

    During this class you will raise your energy levels through conscious movement and focus on your breath leaving you feeling more energised and raring to go! Suitable for the morning or anytime you need an energy boost.