Hi there, welcome
I am Katja Patel, founder of Zest for Yoga.
Are you looking to practice Hatha Yoga, Pregnancy and Mum and Baby, Children or Restorative Yoga? Then you have arrived at the right place. My sessions are held in the Ickenham and Uxbridge area.
As a fully trained Ayurvedic Massage Therapist, I am offering Ayurvedic Full Body Massages for women at all stages of their life, including during pregnancy and after giving birth.
Upcoming events & workshops
You can now book for a session for Hatha Yoga, Pregnancy Yoga, Mum & Baby Yoga, Yoga for Children, Restorative Yoga, Yoga & Menstruation from our website just follow the link below.
Few words of wisdom from my clients
She is incredibly knowledgable and has seen me through the birth of my two children.
Katja also does the best massage. She has great technique and a calm, positive manner.
Katja has also offered me, and many other people, lots of practical advice in Ayurvedic workshops, antenatal and postnatal yoga. She is incredibly knowledgable and has seen me through the birth of my two children. Little did I know when I started antenatal yoga 8 years ago that I would get so much more out of it than some stretching and flexibility!
Her classes are varied and tailored according to the level of ability of the class.
I first started to attend Katja’s yoga classes eight years ago.
I benefited greatly from attending her pregnancy yoga, and was lucky enough to also bring my girls’ along to her post-natal classes.
Also, the extended yoga sessions, held on weekends which Katja runs occasionally I have really enjoyed. In particular the meditation course that was offered last autumn was very good. Others include the yearly Sanklap yoga workshop.
Katja’s yoga is well known in the Ickenham community, as she also teaches at the local school which my children attend, we are very lucky to have a great yoga teacher on our door step !
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Few Suggested Healthy Recipes
This is for the dedicated ones:) I bought an ayurvedic cook book from Germany and found this recipe which I am now eating quite a lot. Read the recipe: 1 handful of pearl barley 2 handful of pumpkin seeds (or any other seeds that suit you) 1/2 handful of porridge oats...
1 1/2 cups split yellow mung dhal or split red lentils or mixed 8 cups of water 2 teaspoons of peanut or sunflower oil 1 teaspoon of mustard seeds½ teaspoon of methi seeds1/8 teaspoon of hing½ teaspoon of turmeric½ teaspoon of red chilli powderfresh, grated ginger1/2...
Put 1 cup of sunflower seeds and a pan and toast till slightly brown and giving of a nutty smell. Put 1 cup of pumpkin seeds in a pan and toast slightly till starting to pop, add ¼ teaspoon Turmerik and 2 teaspoons of jeera/dhania mixture Mix both seeds together and...