Welcome to the Dorchester Yoga and Therapy Centre

Coronavirus Guidance – updated 5/8/2021

We are back to our full timetable. Our class sizes are still restricted, and we cannot accept drop-ins. You must book through the teacher.

You will need to follow the following guidelines:

1. Please bring your own mat and any yoga equipment. Blocks and bricks can be borrowed at your own risk.
2. Equipment is available to buy if you don’t have any.
3. Please bring a pillowcase to cover bolsters/cushions.
4. Mats must be placed in the measured floor tape.
5. Please do not come if you or a family member feel unwell with Covid symptoms.


Classes in the centre

Courses & Workshops

Classes online

Explore our therapies

Our therapists are working face to face once agin. If you are interested, please contact them directly (their details are on the therapies page)

We are in the centre of Dorchester with two large, fully equipped yoga studios and two therapy rooms.

We offer a range of classes, including yoga, tai chi, qi gong and pilates, at different times of the day to suit different abilities and interests. We have a great range of experienced teachers offering different yoga disciplines for all interests and abilities.

If you are new to yoga and need some advice on what type of class would suit you, look at the classes page for more information, or the list of teachers, or contact us directly and we will be happy to help.

The Dorchester Yoga and Therapy Centre is run by Sharon Cox-Button. Read Sharon’s biography.

Latest news

December 2021 Newsletter

Hello and welcome to our December newsletter We have made it to the end of a precarious year, and like many others we are extremely glad to be still open! Thank you to all the teachers and therapists who have worked through such difficult times watching their class sizes go up and down, their clients…

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November 2021 Newsletter

Welcome to our November newsletter If you hold your thumb at arm’s length up to the starts at night, there are 4 million galaxies that fit just under your fingernail! There are more stars than all the grains of sand on earth! There are more cells in our body than stars in galaxies! We can…

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October 2021 newsletter

Welcome to October 🙂 The Dorchester Yoga and Therapy Centre opened its doors in November 2015. From  almost the beginning there has been a regular monthly meeting with yoga teacher Sarah Ryan looking at  the amazing Yoga Sutras of Patanjali. This is probably the most important yoga book ever written. It is written in Sanskrit,…

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September 2021 newsletter

Welcome to September. We hope you have found time to escape your normal routine, and have enjoyed some  Summer fun, either by relaxing, or being active, being social or finding a quiet space; whichever were your requirements. My Summer read was “A Lonesome Dove” a Western novel by Larry McMurty, with wise words no matter…

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July 2021 Newsletter

Welcome to our July newsletter. The Fire element is associated with the season of Summer, and combined with coming out of lockdown… WOW!… all that energy! There have been lots of energetic inversions and backbends in classes and lots of joy and laughter at being together again. So our workshops in July are a reminder…

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June 2021 newsletter

We are open!!! And it is wonderful!! Throughout lockdown many of our therapists and counsellors have been continually working to offer their skills and support, and many of our yoga and pilates teachers have been working online.  We opened cautiously in April for a baby massage course and a Kinesiology Diploma course and now it…

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