Best yogi in Birmingham
As newcomers to Ashtanga Yoga, we decided to attend one of Robin's Saturday classes. Our initial impression was very good - the class size was small (about 8 people) and despite being 'newcomers', Robin was clearly aware of us being 'left behind' and made allowances to ensure maximum participation. During our very first lesson, Robin's depth of knowledge and in areas over and above Ashtanga Yoga was clearly evident and he took time to understand any physical limitations we had (either through injury or just poor conditioning) and was able to provide simple, easy modifications in order to work around any problem areas.4 months on we are practising Ashtanga Yoga 3-4 times per week (and would do more if we could) with Robin and have significantly benefitted from his mentoring. His real skill is in instinctively knowing the level you're at with your practice and offering anything from in-depth explanations on certain postures to simple adjustments that enable you to continue improving.His knowledge of Ashtanga Yoga aside, Robin is also a very warm, funny and caring person. The number of long-term students he has is as much a testament to how enjoyable it is to spend time with him at his classes as to his abilities as a teacher.Having said that, I believe that Pinder (Robin's cat) is the one with all the Yogic Powers... More...