Olivia Rigby

Olivia Rigby

St John Ambulance Brigade
Sion Street
Greater Manchester
M26 3SB


07746 197511

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About me

With over ten years experience as a Yoga Therapist, with membership in the BWY, CNHC and IAYT, I currently run several Yoga Therapy classes throughout the Bury area.

I offer classes for the Over 50s, classes for students with Multiple Sclerosis, and also a more general Yoga Therapy class to encourage good health and wellbeing.

I try to make the sessions as individual as possible and try to assist the specific needs of each student.  A wide range of supportive equipment is available in every sessions to help make each posture comfortable, relaxing, and accessible to all.

Individual 1-2-1 sessions are also available in your home for a more familiar and relaxing environment.  This is often more appropriate for students when helping manage individual symptoms  and more specific health conditions.

These sessions cover all aspects of yoga, focusing on postures, breathing, relaxation, and sound and meditation when it is relevant and effective to do so.  Each session is relatively gentle, focusing on releasing the joints, especially the spine.  We begin most sessions on the floor centring down, warming up and then progress to seated and standing postures before ending with a relaxation

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council member since 2010
  • Yoga for Depression and Anxiety, October 2016
  • Yoga Nidra: update your skills and understanding, January 2016
  • Emergency First Aid 2014
  • Yoga Nidra Teacher Training (40 hours), September 2013
  • Well Woman Yoga Therapy Short Course, April 2012;
  • Yoga for ME October 2012
  • Yoga for Pregnancy 2010 Yoga Therapy Diploma Course, March 2010
  • Yoga Therapy Foundation Course, September 2006
  • British Wheel of Yoga Teaching Diploma, January 2006

I also have several years experience running yoga therapy classes for Yoga for Multiple Sclerosis, Yoga for ME/CFS, and Yoga for 50+.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited


Accredited register membership

Therapies offered

        Photos & videos

        • Radcliffe Yoga for 50+
        • Yoga for Multiple Sclerosis, Rossendale
        • Yoga Therapy for All, Ramsbottom


        Available on request

        Further information

        All my classes are drop-in sessions so there is no need to book or pay in advance, just come along when you can.

        I hold Yoga Therapy For All classes at Natural Balance Pilates, 58 Bridge Street, Ramsbottom, BL0 9AD on Tuesday 10.15-11.45, and Tuesday and Thursday 7-8.30.

        I also hold a Yoga Therapy for All session at Creative Calm Yoga Studio, 371 Bury New Road Prestwich, Manchester, M25 1AW.

        Yoga for 50+ at St John Ambulance, Sion Street, Radcliffe, M26 3SB, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday from 1.30-3.

        Yoga for Multiple Sclerosis, Greenfield Gardens, Haslingden, Rossendale, BB4 4BE, Friday Morning, 10-11:15 am.

        Important information

        If you have been diagnosed with or suspect you may have a pre-existing medical condition you should consult your GP for advice, diagnosis and treatment and always inform your health professional before starting any alternative or additional therapies, treatments or making any major changes in your diet or exercise programme.

        Maps & Directions

        Radcliffe, M26 3SB
        Manchester, BL0

        Type of session

        Home visits: No

        Practical details

        Sign language: No
        Other languages: None


        Accessibility information
        Wheelchair access: Yes

        Wheelchair access is available in the sessions in Radcliffe and Haslingden, but not in Ramsbottom or Prestwich


        No availability at the weekends or on a Monday, Tuesday and Friday night