Barry Elms MA
Macologist – Musician – Yoga Teacher
Barry has over 25 years experience of yoga and chi kung. He is a Devon School of Yoga teacher, and has been a tutor on their Teacher Training Courses since 2010, specialising in the history and philosophy of yoga, yoga nidra (deep relaxation practice), and kirtan (yoga mantra practice). Barry facilitates Holistic Chi-Yoga classes and Yoga Nidra (deep relaxation) sessions online and in Launceston, Cornwall. Barry is a qualified and insured yoga teacher and yoga therapist, holds an MA in the history and philosophy of yoga, and is registered with the Independent Yoga Network (1000hr). He is also a Mental Health First Aider (MHFA England).
Barry plays harmonica, guitar and keys in a 60’s cover band, and melodeon (diatonic button accordion) with the Wreckers band. He also plays harmonium, leading yoga mantra sessions (kirtan) on Devon School of Yoga courses, and at yoga festivals and other events. He teaches harmonica and harmonium for beginners. Barry is a trustee of the UK charity HarmonicaUK, and is editor of their member’s magazine Harmonica World.
Barry is also an IT professional; he has used Macs since the mid-’90s and iPhones since the 3GS. He currently provides IT support on Mac and iOS devices for Resonance, a Social Impact Investment company based in Launceston and operating out of offices across the UK. He also serves as an IT advisor for HarmonicaUK.