About Lucy

Lucy Barlow

Lucy Barlow is the Senior Yoga Teacher at, and Founder of, Portsmouth Yoga Studio. From complete beginners to experienced yoga teachers Lucy welcomes all to find and deepen their personal practice.

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Lucid Yoga is Lucy's own blend of styles and practices, with a strong core of authentic classical yoga, weaving together her influences from Ashtanga to Iyengar, Kundalini to Yoga Nidra, and more. Lucy has practised yoga for over 24 years, and has been teaching since 2005. She is a registered Senior Yoga Teacher with Yoga Alliance Professionals, and holds the Devon School of Yoga Post-Graduate Diploma in Yoga Therapy. She is also a Birthlight Perinatal Yoga Teacher, and has completed her initiatory training with Birthing from Within, offering positive pregnancy, birth and parenting classes to women, and their birth partners.

Sam Carter

Sam Carter is our newest yoga teacher. He offers a modern, physical practice that is in line with the traditional foundations of yoga.

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Sam's classes offer students of all ages and abilities the opportunity to refresh the body and to build strength and balance.


Donna Poingdestre

Donna Poingdestre is an experienced yoga teacher, teaching classes that are relevant to people of all levels of health and ability.

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Donna's passion is to make yoga accesible and of benefit to all, no matter where they are in their lives and bodies. Her classes incorporate functional movement to allow you to find ease in body and mind, while exploring your limits and expectations at your own pace.