Maxine Geary - Joyful Living

United Kingdom
Average: 5.0 of 5 stars

9 Reviews

Maxine Geary:

Life is supposed to be lived joyfully and on purpose. Finding peace amidst the chaos and continuing to live in accordance with the higher values we set ourselves.

I am an outdoor adventurer, optimistic motivator, sports and fitness enthusiast and an advocate for holistic health and wellbeing.

As a Holistic Health and Wellness Coach and Movement and Mobility Therapist, I strive to help others, help themselves live and move more effectively and rediscover the joy in life.

A registered Yoga Elder with the Independent Yoga Network.

Has been practising and teaching yoga for over 20 years and has a clear, precise, friendly and fun-filled approach to teaching with a keen emphasis on encouraging students to work strongly to their own ability and experience level, develop conscious awareness and stay present and connected with the body and breath.

Is qualified and experienced in Karuna Yoga (RYS 500 Hour Teaching Diploma), an Iyengar inspired yoga that focuses on anatomy and alignment, strength, stamina, stability, and suppleness, whilst cultivating a calming, meditative, relaxed space from the busyness of daily life.

Is a mentor and source of reference to many yoga teachers and students and undertakes her own yoga and wellness training school.

Is an experienced meditator and continues to encompass the whole 8 limbed yogic philosophy and wisdom of the Tao into daily life. This contributes to Maxine’s own continued spiritual and personal development and allows for conscious connection and awareness on her own path.

Offers numerous weekly sessions to a varied mix of clients; general public, corporate clients, private clients, schools and colleges, prisons and probation offices.

Regularly hosts workshops and yoga wellness retreats both in the UK and abroad.


Average: 5.0 of 5 stars

9 Reviews

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Very Friendly
More Hands off
Frequent Adjustments
New Teacher
Very Experienced
On the Wild Side
Safety Oriented
Body Focused
Very Spiritual


Average: 5.0 of 5 stars

I absolutely have only positive things to say about Maxine. She explains and demonstrates each posture, offering alternatives to suit all levels and abilities. I leave class feeling empowered and relaxed, ready to face the stresses of the week ahead.

Average: 5.0 of 5 stars

I love my yoga practice with Maxine. She is an excellent teacher, who gives very clear instruction and offers many options for working at different levels, thus encouraging you to make good progress in your own practice, whilst working through postures at a level that suits you. She is very supportive where advice is needed, including how you can make adjustments to help strengthen areas that may be weak due to injury. I've been attending Maxine's classes for over 12 months and couldn't imagine going without my 'double dose' sessions with her. At the end of each class I feel strong, focused and connected, and ready to deal with the week ahead.

Average: 5.0 of 5 stars
Knowledgeable, friendly and a fantastic teacher

Facing a diagnosis of a physical health challenge that has the potential to impact significantly on your life, is not something I ever thought I would have to do. I attended Maxine's class by chance as I was advised by many, that yoga would help alleviate some of the physical difficulties I faced.


With emphasis on correct posture, working to my personal limits, and a very friendly approach to yoga, Maxine helped me to improve my physical health to where I do not require pain relief as my physical challenges have been minimised to a manageable level. I highly recommended Maxine as Yoga teacher for her teaching, support, knowledge and amazingly likeable nature especially for those new to yoga but also for those who wish to take their yoga to the next level.

Average: 5.0 of 5 stars
Review of classes

I attended Maxine's classes for several years prior to moving out of the area and always found her to be professional and stimulating. Her classes were fun but taxing and my yoga practice developed well during this time.
I would highly recommend Maxine for both beginner and more experienced students.
Jill McCarthy

Average: 5.0 of 5 stars
Great Teacher

Max's classes are challenging and fun. She always offers a range of stages for each posture so each person can work to their own level. One to one sessions have been really useful and, as a relative newcomer to Yoga (and not a 'natural'), she has helped me gain confidence in what I can do and also helped me make small adjustments that have made big differences to me practice. Highly recommended!

Average: 5.0 of 5 stars
Yoga class experience and 1:1

Maxine is an excellent teacher, is very clear and concise. I have experienced both classes with Maxine and personal 1:1 sessions to improve my postures and strength - Maxine has an amazing ability to gently nudge and encourage slight changes to improve posture and style. Depending on the circumstance, Maxine may offer adjustments or be more hands off if it's a group situation - both work equally well. The meditation at the end of the sessions is excellent and I can't recommend Maxine enough for the whole yogic experience.

Average: 5.0 of 5 stars
Playful and talented

For years I practiced Iyengar yoga, so appreciate when a teacher spends time discussing alignment, and the reasons behind why we do certain sequences of poses Maxine not only gives great physical cues, but also makes it fun. She teaches with a fresh and easy manner always reminding the class to work to their own limits. I can highly recommend Maxine

Average: 5.0 of 5 stars
Always Amazing

Having been to many of maxine's classes , workshops and retreats , i can say they are always fun , challenging and rewarding . She explains the postures with enough detail for everyone , from beginners to more experienced students , to gain something . Her sparkling personality shines through , along with her obvious enthusiasm for teaching ( and doing ) yoga . Probably why her classes are always busy . She is amazing .

Average: 5.0 of 5 stars
My Review from many classes with Maxine

Maxine is a fabulous yoga teacher and all round great person. She takes time and effort to explain and demonstrate fully, is aware of all levels in the class and supports accordingly without making anyone feel like a beginner. Her workshops and retreats are a fulfilling and thoroughly enjoyable experience. I can highly recommend Maxine.