You voted us Best Yoga/Pilates Studio in Gloucestershire with 44% of the votes

Thank you!  We are so happy and grateful that you kindly gave us 44% of the total number of votes cast naming us Best Pilates/Yoga Studio in Gloucestershire. Amazing!
Thank you so much for taking the time to voice your view.
We absolutely love the happy and vibrant community that we have at our Studio. Leading the way in showing you how to get strong and flexible with excellent technique is what we’ve been about for more than 10 years, and just as important to us is making sure you have fun and feel part of our community while you do it.
So basically, a big big thank you to you all for being so supportive of what we do.

Our Pilates Tipi @ Soul Circus – save 25% on Weekend Tickets

We’re delighted to be bringing Pilates to Soul Circus this year – 18-20th August 2017 – visit our Pilates Tipi for an exciting programme of classes throughout the festival. Just 30 minutes from Cheltenham, Soul Circus is fast becoming the Yoga & Wellness festival not to be missed.   Save a massive 25% on a Weekend Ticket exclusively through our Reception – we hear that weekend tickets are selling fast (perhaps due to last weekend’s coverage in The Sunday Times and other top media sources), and we have a limited number to sell at this discounted price, so please don’t wait too long.  Visit the Soul Circus website here for more information, buy your tickets through Reception for your discount, and run away with us to the circus…

International Yoga Day – Wednesday 21st June

In celebration of INTERNATIONAL YOGA DAY on Wednesday 21st June
we are offering our daytime classes for FREE to everyone
7.30am Sunrise Yoga with Alex 
11.15am Hatha with Nikki
1.30pm Vinyasa with Sunny
Donations to Maggie’s are very welcome.
A big thank you to the teachers – do come and support them, bring a friend, the more the merrier

The Hips (& the infamous Piriformis muscle) – Saturday 24th June 2-4.30pm

Join Bertie for the next in her Anatomy & Physiology series. Learn to improve hip mobility, strengthen hyper mobile hips, and help sciatica & lower back pain. This time with an emphasis on the often troublesome Piriformis muscle.
Cost is £35.00, limited spaces please pre-book.
Suitable for students and teachers (CPD points available).
An exhilarating afternoon at the studio with Bertie. Sometimes as you probably know workshops can leave you rather underwhelmed & confused not this one!! Great presentation and enormously wonderful interaction from Bertie.’  •  ‘ Thank you so much for the wonderful workshop yesterday. It was incredibly well taught and inspiring as well; totally love the anatomy as well.’

Early morning Spring Yoga – Wednesdays at 7.30am

spring yogaEarly Morning Spring Yoga with Alex on Wednesdays 7.30-8.30am
This is a special drop in class that is running for 10 weeks only from 19th April to the Summer Solstice on 21st June

Make the most of the early morning light by starting your day with an active, warming practice designed to stimulate metabolism and circulation. The class will include sun salutations, fluid vinyasas between standing poses, squats, dynamic forward bends, backbends and select inversions. Start your day feeling warmed, invigorated and light with energised circulation and an open chest and lungs. Harness the natural detoxifying energy of Spring in a class designed to bring you into balance with nature. This is a mixed level practice and modifications will be given for different levels. Please note this class is not suitable for complete beginners and some yoga experience is required.

Yin Yoga class on Tuesdays at 4pm

alex-yin-yang-detox-photoA new 60 minute weekly Yin class with Alex starts Tuesday 4 April at 4pm.  Yin yoga poses apply moderate stress to the connective tissues of the body—the tendons, fascia, and ligaments—with the aim of increasing circulation in the joints and improving flexibility. A quiet, meditative practice that will connect you deeper to body, heart and mind. This class is suitable for all levels.

It’s time to rebook your Pilates Mat/Barre/Reformer class for the Summer Term 2017 

Pilates Studio Photos - Heather Gunn 046Current clients have priority booking for existing classes until next Monday 27th March.  To make rebooking your class or classes a smoother process now that we have so many classes to offer you, we have a new priority booking system to make this quick and easy, avoiding queues at Reception to pay, and to give us time to offer any unwanted spaces to clients who are waiting.  As usual you are guaranteed your spaces in your current classes, but you do need to register by the end of Monday 27th March please.

If you would like to rebook the same classes you can do this easily:
1. By email – let us know at and then you can pay direct by Bacs (details at the bottom) – drop us a line that you’ve done this;
2. By telephone – just call us on 01242 523282 to pay by card;
In person – you can book and pay for your classes at Reception.

Summer Term dates are Tuesday 18th April to Sunday 16th July inclusive
(excluding half term – 29th May to 4th June)
This is a 12 week term, although Monday classes will be 10 weeks due to the bank holiday on 1st May).  Reformer and Reformer/Cadillac courses will be 6 weeks (4 weeks for Monday classes and 5 weeks for Sunday Reformer) to take us up to half term.

Course prices
Mat/Barre –  £144  (Monday – £120)  (Nicky’s Mat – £156)
Reformer – £90  (Monday – £60 & Sunday – £75)
Reformer/Cadillac semi-privates – £150 (Monday – £100)

If you would like to change classes or book an additional class – perhaps try one of our £15 Reformer group classes – just chat to Reception and they can let you know where we have spaces.

Thank you so much for helping us make this a smooth process for all.

Bacs details for online payments:
Orangeyoga (Cheltenham) Limited • Sort code 72-00-06 • Account no 35026481

Mothers’ Day Yin Yoga & Gong Bath – Sunday 26th March

Gong bathSunday 26th March 5pm
( 60 mins Yin, 45 mins savasana with gong bath)
Gift cards available to treat your mother,
plus mums can bring someone for free
Join Alex Belcourt and gong practitioner Rodger Cuddington for this special event.  Yin yoga for a deeply relaxing practice. Poses are done on the floor and held for several minutes to encourage deep fascial release. Focusing on stillness and surrender to create spaciousness and ease in the body, Alex uses mindfulness for inner contemplation and meditation.  Then a long relaxation, with the therapeutic healing and relaxation benefits of sound waves.  Pre-booking is essential for this class as space is limited. Gift cards at Reception.
Cost is the usual £12, or you can use your pass to pay – plus a suggested £5 donation for Rodger.