Spotlight on Claire Missingham
We are very proud of our Yoga offering and Yoga teaching heritage at KX and Claire Missingham has been an integral and valuable part of this history and family since we opened our doors in 2002.
“What makes Claire’s teaching special is an ability to be spiritual yet down-to-earth, teach disciplined alignment yet have a sense of humour – and a way of getting to the heart of yoga so passionately.”
Claire Missingham began teaching yoga over 17 years ago alongside dancing and choreography, and was lucky enough to start leading yoga to very well-known students immediately: she toured the world as a private yoga teacher with many clients coming from the film and music industry.
In 2008 Claire ceased teaching privately and was the first yoga teacher in the UK to open a Certified Teacher Training School for Vinyasa Flow Yoga, and has trained over 150 well-known teachers in the UK and Europe.
Claire has contributed articles, sequences and been a model for Yoga Journal magazine from 2007 until 2015. Claire is considered an authority on yoga philosophy, practice and the implementation of creativity in yoga.
In 2013, she was chosen as one of the world’s top yoga instructors, and the only European teacher for the online platform yogaglo.com, based in Los Angeles. This platform is considered the world’s leading online resource for yoga, and at present Claire is the only non-USA originating teacher. In 2016 Claire was awarded a Green Card for her extraordinary ability and worldwide leading authority in the field of yoga and health. Claire now works between Los Angeles and London.
Claire has also produced an award-winning Yoga DVD and Music for Yoga CD, both with much success across the globe. Since 2000, her work has featured in over 60 magazines, including Tatler, Grazia and Vogue. Since 2007, Claire was the first Vinyasa Flow yoga teacher to have yoga classes available to follow on television via Sky TV’s Wellness Channel.
Claire has also collaborated with Nitin Sawhney, Radhanath Swami and Dishoom on huge yoga, live music and food events in London, attracting hundreds of people to each class.
Having been diagnosed with auto-immune disease Coeliac over 18 years ago, and more recently Lupus, she has used her credits as an Ayurvedic lifestyle consultant to keep herself not just well, but Radiantly Alive and loves to pass on her knowledge and passion for adaptogens, herbs and a plant-based life as a path to health and vitality.
Claire is also a proud mother and a passionate cook – she loves running in nature, usually smiling, listening to loud music and singing at the top of her voice.
Claire teaches a 75-minute class on Fridays at 10.05am when she is in the UK.