about Nell

Fenella Lindsell

Fenella enjoys teaching creative, varied and fun yoga in London and delivers classes to over 150 people a week in SW London. She runs regular international yoga holidays and caters to all age groups and abilities.

Fenella trained originally with the British Wheel of Yoga 28 years ago. She founded YogaBugs in 1996 which she took to Australia 2010. It is story-style yoga for young children and she wrote a book with Random House called The One Bug Your Kids Should Catch. YogaBugs featured three times on BBC’s 2’s Dragon’s Den.

Fenella works together with the NHS on programmes for older adults as part of their Expert Patient's Group and has taken part in research on the benefits of yoga for pre-natal mothers with Imperial College, London.

She continues to train with world class teachers and attends regular workshops and yoga festivals with The British Wheel of Yoga and other respected teacher training organisations.

Fenella’s emphasis is to create a warm and welcoming approach to her classes and retreats which clearly benefit her student’s longer term health and wellbeing.

The influences on Fenella’s yoga style have come from disciplines notably Iyengar, Ashtanga and Jivamukti yoga.


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Nell is quite simply the best yoga teacher I have ever had the privilege of knowing in my more than 25 years of yoga practice. She has an exceptionally outgoing and bubbly personality, which inspires and motivates while at the same time she allows one the necessary space to develop and grow one's practice from the inside out. Flavella Fielding

Nell converted me to yoga 16 years ago. I was a highly sceptical Physiotherapist who had spent a significant proportion of my clinical practice helping patients with injuries sustained during yoga!

Nell makes her classes fun and dynamic. She is very hands-on, making frequent adjustments and modifying postures as necessary for the yogis present. She teaches a wide variety of abilities and ages and regularly attends professional development workshops. She is so warm and welcoming and has a huge following as a result.

All her classes end with final relaxation, with a lavender eye bag, soothing music and inspiring text. Anne Morley Fletcher

The details matter! Nell knows how to keep you progressing day after day without pressure. Keep focusing on the details whithout compromising the enjoyment of the class. Very subtle! Nell is not only skilled but also very professional, classes are always very well prepared. Enjoy! Laurent Useldinger

The holidays are fantastic, but it is Nell's teaching that makes it so special - even when teaching 16 people she seems to be able to give everyone individual attention without loosing the flow of the lesson. She blends concentration with humour and spirituality. Andrew Wright

You’re a great teacher, a perfect balance of humour, irreverence and instruction. Ali Wrighton

Thank you SO much for a wonderful retreat in Spain, so relaxing, invigorating and uplifting. You are a fantastic teacher and we all really appreciate how much work you put into making each class different, challenging and fun. Teresa Lane

I would not go anywhere else for yoga instruction, she is quite simply the best! Christian Rogers

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