Pat and Howard qualified as Yoga teachers, obtaining the Diploma of the British Wheel of Yoga in 1992 and 1994 respectively. After studying for four years with Paul Harvey, the founder of  The Association for Yoga Studies (formerly Viniyoga Britain),they were licensed as CYS Practitioners in 1998.  After studying with TKV Desikachar both in the UK and at the Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram in Chennai, South India,  they graduated as Yoga Teachers affiliated to the Krishnamacharya Healing & Yoga Foundation in 2006. They pay regular visits to Chennai to work with their mentors, Dr NC and Radha Sundararajan respectively.


  has been practising Yoga since 1974 and teaching since 1986 in a variety of situations - private evening classes, in an office situation, classes for the local College and on an individual one-to-one basis. She has taught yoga as part of the GP “Exercise for Health” project and she has also worked at a local Psychiatric Hospital using Yoga as a therapy with a small mixed group of patients who were referred for therapeutic help. She now teaches a small group from home but concentrates mainly on individual tuition for students.

Pat Crosthwaite

Howard Crosthwaite

  has been practising yoga since 1986 and teaching since 1990 in different situations – private evening classes, in an office situation and in a local prison. He has a particular interest in the use of sound and is a student of Radha Sundararajan the current Director of Sannidhi of Krishnamacharya Yoga in Chennai. Howard teaches monthly chant groups and individuals, as well as Chant Days and Retreats. He is the author of two books – “The Art of Vedic Chanting” and “The Bhagavad Gita notated for Chanting”.


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