The Santosha Studio in Chippenham is running a series of yoga and pilates classes in the new year for mums, babies, toddlers and older children.

“Santosha Studio is a place of sanctuary, especially designed for teaching yoga and pilates,” explained Fiona McIntosh. “We offer an inviting and nurturing space, the environment is one of empowerment where everyone, regardless of age, experience or ability is made to feel welcome.

“We are open seven days a week and have a packed schedule of daily yoga drop in classes and a whole range of courses at different times of the day; Yoga for Beginners, Yoga for Teens, Yoga for Children, Yoga for Pre-Pregnancy, just to name a few. We also have a fully equipped Pilates Studio offering private sessions.

“In addition, we also host a wide range of workshops with something scheduled almost every weekend.”

When it comes to the courses and workshops that Fiona and her team are running, they are –

Prenatal Yoga

Yoga can help expectant mums get through their pregnancy and with delivery as it both relaxes and strengthens. Suitable for every woman post first trimester (13 weeks).

06 January – 10 February 2020

Monday 6.15-7.30pm

£51 for seven weeks

Mum and Baby Yoga for Recovery

A yoga practice designed to strengthen and recover the body after childbirth, as well as having time to relax and to build that important bond between mum and baby. Suitable for babies from 6 weeks to walking

9 January – 13 February 2020

Thursday, 1.30-2.20pm

£48 for six weeks

Baby Massage

The benefits are many including relaxation for both mum and baby, increased mum and baby bonding, aids growth, development and communication, improves sleep patterns, aids with common problems such as wind, colic and constipation. Suitable for babies from 6 weeks to walking.

10 January – 7 February 2020

Friday, 12-12.50pm

£40 for 5 weeks

Mum & Toddler Yoga

Focusing on developing strength and mobility while enjoying playful interaction with your child.  Class suitable to all, even those who have practised yoga before. Suitable for toddlers 2-3 years old.

9 January – 13 February 2020

Thursday,  11.20-12pm

£42 for six weeks

Kids Yoga (age 4-7)

Yoga is great for kids as it is fun but also develops body awareness; helps with concentration and focus; increases confidence; positive self-image and calms the mind.

15 January – 12 February

Wednesday, 3.30-4.15pm

£25 for course (50p discount for siblings)

Kids Yoga (age 8-11)

15 January – 12 February

Wednesday, 4.30-5.15pm


Kids Yoga (age 4-7)

17 January – 14 February

Friday, 3.45-4.30pm


Kids yoga (8-11)

17 January – 14 February

Friday 4.45-5.30pm