Season 1.Episode 7. Practice with Ella
In this Episode I talk to Ella Tighe, yoga teacher, dance artist and author of a book entitled The Hospitality of Surrender; Invitations for Practice & Life.
Ella Tighe is a Bradford-based Dance artist and yoga teacher. She started practicing Ashtanga Yoga with Ervin Menyhart 10 years ago and since then yoga has sat beside and around her dance practice. She became an apprentice to her teacher Ervin and undertook a 200-hour teacher training through a traditional Ashtanga apprenticeship route. She took further trainings in Mandala Vinyasa and Rocket with The Yoga People and Tripsichore with Edward Clark. Over the years She has invested in her yoga practice, working with some of the most highly esteemed teachers such as Mark Kan, Eileen Gauthier and Ambra Vallo. Most importantly she has always dedicated herself to a rigorous self-practice in both Mysore style Ashtanga and Vinyasa.
She has taught dance and yoga in a range of different contexts varying from London yoga studios, to Bachelor dance programs, in primary & secondary schools and has worked with a range of people with different bodies, abilities and needs.