About Us

Tim Foyster

Since an early age Tim Foyster has dedicated his life to the study of yoga, meditation, Oriental healing & martial arts.

Tim has been practising yoga for over 30 years and teaching Parivartana Yoga for 25 years.

He holds teaching qualifications in three styles of yoga (Parivartana, Hatha, Ashtanga Vinyasa), and is a Senior Teacher of Parivartana Yoga.


He has designed and taught specialist yoga programmes to meet the needs of various groups. These groups include:

  • Beginner Students
  • Yoga Teachers
  • Children
  • Over 60's
  • Office Workers
  • Professional Athletes
  • People affected by Brain Injuries
  • G.P.'s
  • Pregnant Women
  • Martial Artists


Tim is a specialist in the subject of yoga postures as a means to open the life-energy channels, and uses this knowledge therapeutically with students. He has also designed training courses for yoga teachers to be able to study this knowledge.

Tim has taught in Greece, France, Spain, the USA, and throughout the UK at various Yoga centres. In 1999 he established The Yoga Place, Sherwood as a dedicated yoga centre.

Tim continues to practice and study daily.

In addition to yoga, Tim has a wealth of experience in related mind-body disciplines.

He is a Senior Teacher and certified practitioner of Ji Ap Sul (Korean acupressure massage therapy). Tim is the founder of the School of Korean Healing Arts, based at The Yoga Place, and teaches students from introductory to post-graduate level.

He holds the title of Master in traditional Korean martial arts, and is a black belt grading examiner.

He has also studied anatomy, exercise physiology, and sports nutrition. He is able to draw on this detailed knowledge of Eastern & Western studies, helping guide students to a deeper level of understanding in their yoga practice.

The team

Imogen Clayson
Office Manager
Korean Massage Treatments

Imogen is a highly experienced practitioner of Korean acupressure massage. Imogen is also a qualified yoga teacher, having studied at The Yoga Place for 13 years. As the first port of call for new enquires, she is able to offer qualified, knowledgable guidance, helping each individual to find the right yoga path.

Karen Buttery
Yoga & Relaxation

Karen has taught yoga for 12 years. She specialises in yoga for older people and people with disabilites.

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Rachael Johnson
Childrens Yoga

Rachael has been practising yoga since 2002, and has attended many workshops and retreats. She has worked with children since 1993 in nurseries and schools, being a qualified Nursery Nurse and holding a degree in Early Childhood Studies. Rachael is first aid trained and CRB checked.

The Yak
Team Mascot

The Team Mascot who lives at the Yoga Place.