Bournemouth: Stour Valley


The free outdoor yoga sessions are held in the riverside nature reserve, close to Kingfisher Barn Visitor Centre. Sessions are held in either a peaceful location next to the River Stour, or in the arboretum, depending on ground conditions. Your instructor will advise via the Facebook page.

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9.30 – 10.30am every Sunday morning from 5th May to 22nd September.

Getting here:

You can find the beautiful Stour Valley on the north-west edge of Bournemouth. Kingfisher Barn Visitor Centre is next to the car park at Granby Road (the postcode is BH9 3NZ).

You can get to Kingfisher Barn by bus, or by bike, foot, or come by car. From Kingfisher Barn Visitor Centre, follow the signs to the Park Yoga location.


There is free parking in Granby Road car park.


Please note: the visitor centre, café and toilets are opens at 10am.

  • Car parking
  • Hot or cold drinks, ice creams and snacks
  • Picnic areas
  • Toilets

Meet your instructor: Joy

Joy KaoJoy’s classes are dynamic, compassionate and fun! She loves teaching flow yoga for beginners, which helps students to build body strength and balance, as it’s energetic and authentic by nature. She also enjoys teaching restorative and therapeutic gentle yoga, which very much reflects her intentions to share the healing effect of yoga. Joy loves to assist the students’ transformational process through yoga by supporting their inward focus and exploration of their own body.

Yoga has helped Joy to be mindful, it teaches her to stay calm and be positive with my life. It is an absolute inspiration for her that teaches how to be present and how to love. Yoga builds a bridge which connects the inner self with the outside world, helping you to be a better person. Because of how yoga benefits Joy’s life, and her absolute love for it, she feels with great passion that she should help guide people who would like to experience what she has experienced through yoga.