DSYIYN 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), and holds an MA in Yoga Philosophy.

Barry has been a tutor with Devon School of Yoga since 2007 where he teaches on their foundation, teacher training and postgraduate courses. 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 mostly run term time weeks

Good Night Yoga Nidra Deep Relaxation starting 9th September
Wednesday evenings 9pm-9.30ish ‘live’ on Zoom
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

Holistic Chi-Yoga Class
Chi Kung, Holistic Yoga and Yoga Nidra Deep Relaxation
Thursday 10am-11.30 (currently paused due to global pandemic)
We plan to restart the class in the Autumn, either at a new larger venue in Launceston Town Centre (to allow for social distancing) or possibly move to Zoom, depending on government advice at the time.

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
Autumn term: 3 September – 18 December 2020 (Half term 26-30 October 2020)
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 – History and Philosophy of Yoga
Devon School of Yoga – Yoga Teaching
Yoga Biomedical Trust – Yoga Therapy
Yoga Nidra Network – Yoga Nidra
Original Wisdom – Sanskrit
Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies – Sanskrit
Tai Chi Nation – Chi Kung (Qigong)
Birthlight – Pregnancy and Postnatal Yoga


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 – Open University (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