Amelia Wood

Amelia began practicing yoga in 2005 and has been teaching since 2010. Following a month intensive yoga teacher training course in India in 2009, she began an in-depth training with Paul Harvey in the Krishnamacharya tradition in Bristol, UK. Her teaching focuses on the therapeutic application of yoga to the individual, breath awareness and mindful, meditative movements and is an advocate of accessible and inclusive yoga. Over the years she has taught in gyms, studios, work places, community centres, festivals and Buddhist centres in Leeds, Bristol, London and Manchester. She also teaches pregnancy yoga and Yin yoga and assists Norman Blair on his Yin trainings in Manchester. Amelia is currently a PhD candidate at SOAS, University of London researching modern transnational yoga movements. She completed her MA in the Traditions of Yoga and Meditation at SOAS in 2015 with Distinction and specialised in the representations of women in pre-modern yoga practices. She has been facilitating the Yogacampus Online History of Yoga course since 2020.

Amelia headshot 2020