Sophia Argyris started her practice of Iyengar yoga in 2006. Since then Yoga has become a central part of her life, and she went on to complete two years of teacher training at the Putney Iyengar Yoga Centre in London. Sophia also works as a Thai Yoga Masseur having studies in London and Thailand.
Sophia as an Iyengar Yoga InstructorSophia started her practice of Iyengar yoga in 2006. Since then it has has become a central part of her life, and she went on to complete two years of teacher training at the Putney Iyengar Yoga Centre in London, qualifying in 2011.
In 2016 and 2017 she took two further teaching assesments and is now qualified as a Junior intermediate Level 2 teacher.
Her teaching is sympathetic and positive, focusing on the individual needs of her students.
“I was really impressed with the level of individual teaching she was able to give throughout the class. Having been to several yoga different styles of yoga class, run by different yoga teachers, none have been as effective for me as Sophia’s.” – Beginner Yoga Student
She attends regular classes and workshops with senior teachers to continue her own training, and in her own time studies yoga philosophy to deepen her understanding of yoga as a whole.
Sophia as a Thai Yoga MasseurSophia trained with Ralf Marzen at the Mudita School of Thai Yoga Massage in London and Thailand. She believes it is important to continue to train and develop as a practitioner, and since first qualifying she has completed a further advanced trainings as follows:
– Advanced Thai Yoga Massage
– Dynamic Thai Yoga Massage – Rhythm and Rocking
– Thai Yoga Massage with the Feet
– Thai Yoga Massage for treating Upper Back, Neck and Shoulder Pain
– The 5 Bodies and Thai Yoga Massage
These advanced courses have provided her with a wide range of different techniques to work with, to offer both deep pressure and very gentle, subtle ways of working. She brings her background as a yoga teacher, and her own reading and meditation practice into her way of working, and loves to share this bodywork with and its many benefits.
As well as teaching yoga and practicing massage, Sophia Argyris has an ITEC level 3 ‘Anatomy and Physiology’ qualification. She is also a published poet, and moved to Oxford in 2012 to focus on these elements of her life. Please visit her website for further information www.iyoxford.com
Sophia teaches yoga at North Oxford Golf Club, on Mondays 6-7.30pm (beginners), and 7.30 – 9pm (intermediate) Saturday Mornings at 10:00am – 11:30 (improvers) and is available for Thai yoga massage at the clinic on Friday mornings.
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