IYN Membership certificateBarry has over 25 years experience of yoga and chi kung. He is a Devon School of Yoga teacher, registered and insured with the Independent Yoga Network (Yoga Teacher 1000hr). Barry holds an MA in Yoga Philosophy and studies Sanskrit in his spare time.

DSYBarry facilitates Holistic Chi-Yoga classes and Yoga Nidra sessions online and in Launceston, Cornwall. He has been a tutor with Devon School of Yoga since 2007 where he teaches on their foundation, teacher training and postgraduate courses based in Exeter, Devon. He teaches all aspects of Holistic Yoga and specialises in the History and Philosophy of Yoga, Yoga Nidra (deep relaxation practice), and Kirtan (yoga mantra practice).


Yoga Classes
Our classes run term time weeks (see below for dates)

Holistic Chi-Yoga Classes on Zoom!

Thursdays 11am-12.00 ‘live’ on Zoom – Chi Kung (energy balancing), Holistic Yoga (postures, breathing exercises) and Yoga Nidra (deep relaxation)
Jan 14, 21, 28; Feb 4, 11, 25; Mar 4, 11, 18, 25.

I’m planning an evening class, 8-9pm Monday or Tuesday, please get in touch if you’re interested, looking to start soon.

Supporter Rate: £8/class or £70/10 classes
Normal Rate: £6/class or £50/10 classes
Concession Rate: £5/class or  £40/10 classes

We believe yoga should be accessible to everyone. Please call and arrange to pay the rate you can afford. Please consider being a supporter if you are able to, as this enables us to offer a concessionary rate to someone in need. If you can’t see an affordable rate above (we know times are tough at the moment) then please call and we can work something out. All our classes are inclusive, you are welcome as you are.

Places are limited – please text 07941199001 to book
Zoom link will be sent by text, and email on request

Good Night Yoga Nidra – on Zoom!

Deep Relaxation practice 
evenings 9.10pm-9.30ish ‘live’ on Zoom (room opens just after 9pm)
No charge, donation if you are able £2-£5 – about the same as a coffee or two!
Places are limited – please text 07941199001 to book
Zoom link will be sent by text, and email on request

Please contact us for details and bookings for classes on 07941199001
or by email: barry [at] (change [at] for @ before sending)

Cornwall Council Term Dates 20/21

Please contact us to check exactly when classes are running before coming along
Spring term: 4 January – 1 April 2021 (Half term 15-19 February 2021)
Summer term: 19 April – 23 July 2021 (Half term 31 May – 4 June 2021)


Barry trained with:
University of Wales Trinity St. David – MA, History and Philosophy of Yoga
Devon School of Yoga – Diploma, Yoga Teaching
Yoga Biomedical Trust – Diploma, Yoga Therapy
Tai Chi Nation – Instructor Certificate, Chi Kung (Qigong)
Birthlight – Diploma, Pregnancy and Postnatal Yoga
Yoga Nidra Network – Yoga Nidra
Original Wisdom – Sanskrit
Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies – History and Philosophy of Yoga, Sanskrit


Barry has many years experience of yoga and chi kung, including attending courses, workshops, events, and simply being around and chatting with great teachers. Thanks and appreciation are due to the following teachers and institutions:

Duncan Hulin and the teaching team – Devon School of Yoga, Exeter
Uma Dinsmore-Tuli & Nirlipta Tuli – Yoga Nidra Network
Lucy Crisfield – Original Wisdom (Sanskrit)
Theodora Wildcroft – SOAS CYS (Trauma Sensitivity, Inclusivity, Yoga Nidra)
Zoë Slatoff – Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies (Sanskrit)
Nick Sutton – Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies (Yoga History & Philosophy)
Robin Monro – Yoga Biomedical Trust, London (Yoga Therapy)
Francoise Freedman – Birthlight Trust, Cambridge (Perinatal Yoga)
Mikel Burley – University of Leeds (Yoga History & Philosophy)
Santosa yogis – Santosa Yoga Festival, Somerset
Mata Amritanandamayi – Amritapuri Ashram, India
Swami Nischalananda – Mandala Ashram, Wales
Rajesh David & Upasana – Mandala Ashram, Wales
Joe Salmon – Tai Chi Nation, Exeter (Chi Kung)
Devon Yoga Teacher’s Federation, Devon
Peter Yates and other independent yogis – Independent Yoga Network