Zita Yoga

Zita offers yoga classes to help yogis relax, repair, and recharge whilst experiencing a true yoga lifestyle in comfortable tranquil surroundings.

Instructors 1

Zita Soanes

Zita is an Archarya (Master of Yoga) which reflects her knowledge and passion for yoga. She is able to guide yoga enthusiasts of all levels and abilities in extending their own personal journey towards their goals and aspirations. Zita has 40 years experience and training in personal training, fitness classes, water therapy and GP referrals, nutrition, therapist in massage, face and body treatments, reflexology and Reiki. Her mother being a hypnotherapist and spiritualist opened her to working with energy for many years.

(Sivananda Yoga)

Reviews 18

Sheila Pearce

from United States, August 2018

"Wonderful yoga retreat"

Zita is an excellent teacher . She is knowledgeable about yoga and the body . She was very patient and kind. I learned more about yoga and my body in the 3 days l was there then 3 months doing a yoga class. The house is well equipped and has a beautiful garden in which we did a class in the good weather. The accomodation is comfortable and clean. The food was excellent and l got the recipes to try out at home. The timetable was manageable and we had time to relax either in a group or on our own. I would happily go back and l have recommended the retreat to work colleagues and friends.

Annie Dyson

from Great Britain, April 2018

"A big thankyou to Zits for a wonderful weekend and first tim"

I enjoyed everything about the weekend. The classes were excellent - food - tasty and nourishing and very good variety - setting and accommodation were good.

I would highly recommend Zita.

I hope to return soon.

Jannette Backhouse

from Great Britain, January 2018

"Perfect de tox & yoga weekend."

I enjoyed everything about the weekend, there is so much more to yoga than the exercise & this was so interesting.

Zita works to all abilities within the group & she only has a maximum of 6 people which is great. I had no previous yoga experience & was worried as I have had a hip replacement & mobility in that hip is slightly reduced but Zita always had an alternative for me!

I must have enjoyed it as I'm still drinking hot water with lemon & ginger & I'm booked on a beginners class to start in March!

Gillian Foster

from Great Britain, December 2017

"A wonderful Yoga experience "

It was interesting to learn more about the Yoga lifestyle without it being forced upon me. I really liked the variety of activities and getting to know the other guests.

Dorota Szczepaniak

from Great Britain, August 2017

"Just what I needed (and wanted)"

Zita runs her retreat from home which seems to be built for the purpose. There is a lot of privacy, yet cosiness creates an amazing atmosphere. Vegetarian food (freshly cooked) is prepared with attention, care and imagination. Please bear in mind that Zita does not offer coffee or black tea, but has a huge selection of herbal teas and healthy snacks throughout the day. If daily cuppa is a must then take some with you :). However, I would suggest trying to survive without caffeine and see how far you can go without. Zita's retreats are in small groups (up to 6), so her attention to you during yoga sessions is almost undivided. Her house is situated in a beautiful Yorkshire countryside and rooms have views of the pond. Tranquility and peace. And quite challenging yoga classes. Absolutely loved it!

Daina Stendere

from Great Britain, August 2017

Location is perfectly peaceful, lovely garden. I fully enjoyed freshly prepared vegetarian satvic food and the family atmosphere.

Joanna Watkin

from Great Britain, August 2017

"Wonderful "

The environment, the accommodation, the gentle, warm atmosphere. The careful teaching.

Suzana Sidelska

from Great Britain, July 2017

"Perfect break"

Thank you Zita for a wonderful weekend and the knowledge you shared with us. You are such a warm and welcoming host.

Karen Byrom

from Great Britain, July 2017

"An amazing retreat"

Zita' retreat is in the perfect location with loads of space to practise indoors or outdoors in her beautiful garden. The yoga practice was great - Zita was so helpful - and I loved the spiritual side far more than I expected to. Food was lovely and plentiful and the others on the course were friendly and fun.

Angela Davis

from Great Britain, June 2017

Great place to go and relax, a perfect spot. Learned a lot about yoga, physically and spiritually. Enjoyed meeting new people. Good books and food, fantastic view of a lake, with lots of wildlife. Very relaxing.


from Great Britain, June 2017

"Perfect weekend"

Felt well looked after and talked about all aspects of yoga

Larissa Schneider-kim

from Great Britain, April 2017

"Much-needed weekend in York! :)"

It was a very good combination of yoga, meditation, relaxation, good food, learning, walks outside, rest and everything. Zita was very nice and knowledgeable and it felt all really personal. The house and the location is wonderful!

Arushi Chopra

from Great Britain, April 2017

"Complete rejuvenation "

The overall experience was absolutely refreshing. Zita's passion for yoga and her love for her guests makes her the perfect hostess! The yoga sessions were very stimulating, the mindful walks and meditation sessions were exceptionally relaxing and the food was fresh and delicious. I'd highly recommend this to everyone!

Suzanne Lester

from Great Britain, April 2017

"Fabulous weekend "

Zita was really helpful and inspiring

Orla Shehade

from Great Britain, April 2017

"Genuine, warm, inspirational"

A fantastic experience overall- Zita was genuine, warm and able to cater for all abilities within the yoga sessions with her knowledge of the practice. The retreat was elevated above others by the gentle incorporation of all aspects of the yoga lifestyle- including philosophy, diet and much more- in a non-intrusive and respectful way. Thank you Zita!

Testimonials 2


Zita Fitness website

From the first day I met Zita, I was inspired to get fit and be healthy! I wanted to be like Zita. The tall, beautiful, incredibly strong, kind, honest, and giving person who stood before me. Zita has time for everyone! She goes out of her way to help you reach your true potential and helps you believe in yourself. She offers advice on all aspects of health and fitness. She is a true professional!

Kim Brown

Zita Fitness website

Zita is an enthusiastic, bubbly, and caring instructor. Her classes are always varied and interesting with all exercises carried out in a safe manner. She also motivates you to ensure that you work to your full potential at all times.

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