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As we enter the next stages of our society reopening, we want to bring your attention to a business that bravely began in the middle of this pandemic and is continuing to flourish regardless of all the challenges the last year has brought with it. Creating an online community of busy people and parents looking for some self-love tools, LION YOGA is looking forward to when they can begin welcoming people back in person.

Meghan Del Monte harnessed inspiration from her own lifestyle to bring LION YOGA to our doorsteps. As a busy working mum of three boys, carving out time for calm can be extremely difficult. So, LION YOGA was founded in order to create an environment of stillness and headspace for other like-minded busy people trying to find a little bit of nourishment for themselves. LION YOGA wants each of its visitors to focus on feeling good mentally and physically.

Megs opened her doors to the public in October 2020, right in the middle of our pandemic, and after only 10 days of running classes, lockdown 2.0 was announced across the country and her doors were forced to close.

The pandemic has been a catalyst in many ways for this new business owner, though; With many parents finding their homes becoming their office spaces too, finding time and space for ourselves has grown even more difficult.

LION YOGA studio provides a place that people can enjoy a little headspace and an opportunity to focus on themselves. The pandemic gave this yoga-loving business owner the push she needed to begin creating her dream space.

And what a space it is….

Growing up in the Cotswolds, Megs decided it was the perfect setting to start her business. She is delighted to be part of a wonderful community of business owners she has been fortunate to meet at The Woodlands Business Centre, which is based in converted Cotswold barns in Long Compton; a tranquil setting for LION YOGA’s studio.

Lion Yoga Entrance

When the doors re-open, Megs and her wonderful team of teachers provide a peaceful and welcoming place for you to relax and reconnect.

Having to close the studio doors has given LION YOGA the chance to build a wonderful online platform for teachers and students. Connecting via Facebook and Instagram, many have joined this online community looking to rebalance the scales for their wellbeing.

Self Care Zoom Workshop

With classes available daily on Zoom and a full timetable and booking system available via their website, LION YOGA have been able to expand their reach even during such difficult times. Megs and her team are all about supporting each other and being able to connect online with their growing community has given many access to support and guidance on their wellbeing journey.

Yoga Class Group Session

With courses designed for a range of experience levels, the focus at LION YOGA Yoga is on FEELING good. It really doesn’t matter whether you’ve never done a downward dog before or you’ve never taken part in a class; whatever your skill or experience level, LION YOGA cares about helping you to feel good. You can access courses including yoga for teenagers, pregnancy yoga and yoga for kids too.

The main philosophy at LION YOGA is to come as you are, show up and do what makes you feel good! Embrace the wobbles and the imperfections and just enjoy yourself.

The full timetable of classes can be found on the website, with an easy booking system to join the party! Choose from Gentle Exploration classes, a variety of Flow and meditation sessions, Barre Classes and even Self Care Workshops.

LION YOGA has begun April by launching their Open Air Classes, providing you with the opportunity to get in touch with your body and mind in the great outdoors….

Megs and her team are welcoming you back to the site, where you can enjoy a session in their grassy meadow. What a perfect place to be mindful, take some time for yourself and reconnect with your body as well as safely connecting again with others. You can book your slot online and don’t forget to take your own mat along with you.

Megs is hoping to re-open her studio on May 17th, and it’s looking pretty likely! You can book classes with a special offer of: buy one class for £15 and get a week’s classes for free!. So head on over to LIONYOGA.UK to start your feel-good journey!

Keep up to date with LION YOGA’s Journey here;





Written by Heather