She began teaching yoga full time in 2005, founding Yoga in the New Forest where she currently runs weekly classes, workshops, one to one sessions and retreats. She is also a senior teacher on the Heart of Living Yoga teacher training  programmes part 1 and 2 in the New Forest. Yoga has become her way of life and she delights in the joy of spreading the teachings to all. To gain a greater appreciation of yoga she has enjoyed additional training in meditation, gentle yoga and relaxation, yoga for ME, children’s yoga, therapeutic yoga, pre and post natal yoga, Gentle Somatic yoga, Heart of Living Yoga Teacher Trainer certification, hypopressive training and yoga for healthy lower backs.

She regularly attends and teaches on various retreats, trainings and workshops.

Ruth has a happy approach to life, sharing gentleness and understanding with those she teaches.

Ruth loves nature and spends a lot of her free time walking in the forest. She also enjoys dancing. She has two children who are both at university at the moment and a faithful dog Baloo who you will see a lot of in her posts on Instagram

 Ruth Bush (Manorama)

 BSc(hons), PGCE, Dip Ed 


Ruth is a dedicated Yoga teacher based in the New Forest. She has over 20 years' experience as an ongoing student of yoga. In her classes the student experiences healing somatic movement flows and traditional Hatha yoga. Her wide experience and training in yoga provides classes accessible to everyone.


Some thoughts....

Yoga has taught me

  • to be more compassionate to myself and others. 

  • to know myself more deeply

  • love myself more fully

  • how to relax

  • to bring more simplicity into my life

  • how to move my body safely

  • how to heal physical issues

  • to be positive 

  • to be present and mindful