• Hi. I’m Laura Marchetti and I offer Scaravelli inspired yoga classes in Watford Hertfordshire,
    West Hampstead and North West London. I also offer online yoga classes.

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    My yoga classes are for you if…

     

    You suffer from persistent tension, pain, reduced mobility, fatigue, depression, anxiety or emotional overwhelm.

    You want individual attention and a tailored approach that creates lasting solutions.

    You would like to try a deeper and gentler approach to healthy movement, based on unfolding and undoing over time.

    You want to experience the energy of a truly alive body, the clarity and resilience of a calm mind, and the joy that comes with connection to yourself and others.

  • How Intuitive Yoga works

     

    My thirty years of experience in bodywork have taught me that bossing the body around is a futile strategy. In my view, rote classes, prescriptive systems and quick fix superficial solutions can force the body into unnatural extremes, creating more tension and pain, and more disconnection from ourselves and others.

     

    There are no shortcuts in Intuitive Yoga. Every class is a slow process of unfolding and undoing that requires patience and attention. Over the years I’ve helped many students to peel back the layers; to give their body a voice, listening to what's underneath, creating deep connection to their internal landscape.

     

    I witness this transformation in my students every day. I see in them the power of doing less to feel more; the impact of using smaller, deeper and slower movements to rewire the nervous system, revert habitual patterns and restore natural equilibrium. When this equilibrium is restored, there can be a deep sense of connection, and life starts to feel joyous. Witnessing my students begin to experience this freedom is what gives me greatest pleasure as a teacher.

  • What my students say

     

    My students often report a newfound sense of freedom and aliveness in their body, a clarity of mind, and a peacefulness that allows them to sleep better and establish better eating habits.

     

    Chronic pain (especially back pain) lessens in intensity and frequency and sometimes disappears entirely.

     

    Many of my students have also welcomed a shift in their thought patterns, helping them feel more adaptable and resilient.

    It’s about delving deeper

    “Laura has an intuitive ability to find simple ways of working deep rooted areas of the body and after her classes I feel like I’ve undergone a mix of physio/massage/meditation.” 

    ~ Tony Brown

    It’s about treating each one of my students as an individual

    “We are encouraged to practise in a way that best suits our own body and not the person next to us. Laura always pays special attention to our individual needs and ailments.”

    ~ Sheryl Sandler, Film Editor

    It’s about creating lasting change, at any age

    “As I move into my seventies, I am sure it is the gentle but effective movements we practice in Laura’s classes that are keeping me relatively supple and helping me to avoid the backaches and other pains that many of my contemporaries suffer.”

     

    ~ Liz Freedman, Retired University Lecturer

    It’s about living well off the mat

    “This is yoga to live by, rather than yoga to show off with.” 

     

    Rachel Ellison MBE, Executive Leadership Coach

  • Please don’t delay getting the help you need

    Please get in touch now so I can help you take the first steps towards restoring your natural equilibrium.

     

    Find out more about me and what I can do for you here.

     

    Find out more about taking yoga lessons with me here.

     

    Email me for more information on my online yoga classes, one on one yoga sessions, group yoga classes and corporate yoga here.

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    (I won’t spam you; I promise.)

    For anything else, it’s laura@intuitiveyoga.org.uk.

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Privacy Policy
Privacy Policy
Your privacy is extremely important to me. Please read this privacy notice as it contains important information on who I am, how and why I collect, store and use personal information, your rights in relation to your personal information and how to contact me and authorities if you have a complaint.

Who I am
As a Yoga teacher, I collect, use and am responsible for certain personal information about you. This is regulated under the General Data Protection Regulation which applies across the European Union, including the United Kingdom, and I am responsible as ‘controller’ of that personal information.

The personal information I collect and use
In my communications, I collect the following personal information when you provide it to me:

- For the purpose of providing you with information regarding Yoga tuition, your full name, email address, telephone number and, in the case of corporate classes, the organisation you work for and your job title.
- For the purpose of teaching in your premises, your full name, email address, street address, telephone number and, in the case of corporate classes, the organisation you work for and your job title.
- For the purpose of keeping you up to date with current or future classes or private tuition arrangements, your full name, email address, telephone number and, in the case of corporate classes, the organisation you work for and your job title.
- For the purpose of teaching you in a manner that is appropriate to your needs and requirements, any health issues you might have brought to my attention.
How I use your personal information
I use your name, email address and/or telephone number to contact you either to make arrangements for private tuition, or to provide you with information regarding current (or future) classes. Occasionally, I use your name, email address and/or telephone number to send you information regarding a topic we have covered in lesson. I use your street address to locate your premises when lessons take place there. I use any information you have provided me about your health to teach you in a manner that is appropriate to your needs and requirements.

Who I share your personal information with
I will not share your personal information with any third parties.

I will only share personal information with law enforcement or other authorities if required by applicable law.

How long your personal data will be kept
I will hold your name, email address and telephone number indefinitely, unless you specifically request for them to be deleted. Your street address (where applicable) and health information will be held for as long as you are having lessons with me.

Reasons I can collect and use your personal information
I rely on Your Consent (that you have given clear consent for me to hold your personal data for a specific purpose) as the lawful basis on which I collect and use your personal data.

Your rights
Under the General Data Protection Regulation you have a number of important rights free of charge. In summary, those include rights to:

- fair processing of information and transparency over how I use your personal information
- access to your personal information and to certain other supplementary information that this Privacy Notice is already designed to address
- require me to correct any mistakes in your information which I hold
- require the erasure of personal information concerning you in certain situations
- receive the personal information concerning you which you have provided to me, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and have the right to transmit those data to a third party in certain situations
- object at any time to processing of personal information concerning you for direct marketing
- object to decisions being taken by automated means which produce legal effects concerning you or similarly significantly affect you
- object in certain other situations to my continued processing of your personal information
- otherwise restrict my processing of your personal information in certain circumstances.
For further information on each of those rights, including the circumstances in which they apply, see the Guidance from the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) on individuals’ rights under the General Data Protection Regulation.

If you would like to exercise any of those rights, please:

- email me at laura@intuitiveyoga.org.uk or call me on 01923-226806
- let me have enough information to identify you (e.g. your name and email address),
- let me know the information to which your request relates
Keeping your personal information secure
I have appropriate security measures in place to prevent personal information from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way. I am the only person who has access to your personal information, which will be kept in strictest confidence.

How to complain
I hope that I can resolve any query or concern you raise about my use of your information.

The General Data Protection Regulation also gives you right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the European Union (or European Economic Area) state where you work, normally live or where any alleged infringement of data protection laws occurred. The supervisory authority in the UK is the Information Commissioner who may be contacted at https://ico.org.uk/concerns/ or by telephone: 0303 123 1113.

Changes to this privacy notice
This privacy notice was published on 14th May 2018 and last updated on 14th May 2018

I may change this privacy notice from time to time. You should check this policy occasionally to ensure you are aware of the most recent version.

How to contact me
Please contact me if you have any questions about this privacy notice or the information I hold about you.

If you wish to contact me, please send an email to laura@intuitiveyoga.org.uk.