Anthea Aireton-Downer

5th February 2020

Anthea is the Salisbury Yoga Studio founder and a Senior Yoga Teacher. Anthea started teaching public classes in 1990 and has been based in Salisbury for the past 11 years. In addition to qualifying with the British Wheel of Yoga, she has studied Ashtanga with David Swenson, Vinyasa Flow with Shiva Rea, Yoga Therapy with Doug Keller, Somatic Yoga with James Knight. Since 2012 she has studied extensively with Yogi Ashokananda in India and the UK.

Anthea teaches a variety of Hatha Yoga classes; her teaching fuses dynamic movements with the structural alignment of Himalayan Hatha. Her style has been influenced by her love of traditional Prana Kria which focuses on the breath and Pranayama (breathing techniques).

Anthea is passionate about the therapeutic aspect of yoga and offers Structural Yoga Therapy on a one to one basis. She teaches the Wellbeing Group for Salisbury District Hospital and specialises in Restorative Yoga, Chair Yoga & Meditation.

Anthea also runs Yoga Retreats and Teacher Training Foundation Courses on behalf of the Academy of Yoga & Meditation.

In all her classes, you can expect to be both supported and challenged, whether you are a beginner or a more accomplished yogi.

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