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Body - Mind Approach With Ashwini in Bracknell & Online 

Hi I'm Ashwini  Shannikodi  

I am glad you have found your way into Breathe for Transformation. 

Yoga has made recovery possible in the personal journey; this is a humble offering of gratitude to the teachings of yoga. 


Breathe For Transformation was founded by Ashwini Shannikodi, to provide mind – body approach to Mental Health and Trauma.


We facilitates person-centred, trauma informed/sensitive and inclusive yoga sessions and workshops in-person and online. Offer  in-person sessions at Bracknell, Ascot, Wokingham, Reading. Sessions based on individual, group needs, and sessions many include body and movement-based yoga, Pranayama or breathing practices, relaxation, yoganidra, and other therapeutic approaches.

We  offers a holistic approach to wellbeing based on yogic practice and approach resonates with the  word 'Samagra' (Sanskrit), which means whole, integrated, and inclusive. Yoga is more than the physical movement of reaching the asana. It is a spiritual, transformation, and emotional journey for healing, growth from adversity with added strength and wisdom to move forward. 

We aim to make yoga accessible and inclusive as well as interested in individual and collective well-being of community  by offering yoga and its healing modalities to support mental and physical health to anyone who might like to try this approach may benefit.

The lowercase ‘b’ is intentional as it represents that we are whole.

Community Yoga Class At Bracknell
Welcome home to your wholeness and Joy


Yoga Pranayama and Relaxation

Bullbrook Community Centre , Bracknell 

Thursday 19:00 to 20:00 

Weekly  Class - In Person 

Bespoken Sessions 

First Session Free 

Online Group Classes

Pranayama and Relaxation 

Online - First Session Free

 Monday 19:00 to 19:45

Donation Basis 

Trauma Sensitive Yoga 

Online - 6 Week Course 

Dates TBC

Closed Group Session 

Image by Annie Spratt

“Yoga is the Journey of the Self,
Through the Self,
To the Self"

— The Bhagavad Gita

About Me 

I'm Ashwini Shannikodi, the woman behind breathe for transformation. Yoga has transformed me on and off the mat.  I am inspired by my lived experiences, transitions from India to UK,  reflection from working in remote parts of India, Researcher (PhD in Social Work) to be certified yoga pranayama, yoganidra facilitator. I been the student of  Hatha Yoga since 2006, trained in India. I bring with me wealth of experience and sensitivity to work with you. I teach  Hatha Yoga with emphasis on Asana, Pranayama, Yoga Nidra, Meditation and Relaxation techniques. You can read about my training and qualifications. 

 My Approach 

Yoga is all-inclusive for everyone it is your body, your breath, your journey!  My classes are therapeutic in nature as they influenced by previous experiences as social worker, my training in Hatha Yoga, Yoga Nidra, Pranayama and trauma informed yoga. I offer Slow, Mindful, Connecting Body with Breath, Release of Tension,  Working with Koshas, Mudras, Sounds, different breathing techniques. Integrated and Inclusive in nature.  It has traditional approaches or practices with modern scientific outlook.  Classes will help you to develop your own  personalised practice.  


 My Service 

 I offer 1:1 or 1:3  (Max 3  people) and group sessions. It is personalised based on the needs of individuals as each is unique. 

  • Yoga for stress, anxiety, mild to moderate depression. 

  • Yoga For Burnout, Chronic pain, Migraine, fibromyalgia, digestive issues, and insomnia. ​

  • Trauma Sensitive Yoga 

  • Trauma Informed Yoga For Individuals and small group (Max 6 people). 

  • Application of Yoga Philosophy as Self-inquiry . 

  • Yoga tools to change our mindset towards health and wellbeing.

Work with Individuals, Groups, Communities or Charities and Corporate Sector.


Hear from people who have benefited from my services

"Ashwini at Breathe for Transformation offered our Friends in Need group a wonderful session called 'Connecting the Body with Breath'.  Friends in Need is a peer support group for those experiencing mental health issues.. Ashwini was fantastic. She offered us a 1 hour and half interactive and practical session of how we can connect our bodies with breath.. Ashwini kept in mind the different levels of mobility in the group and catered the session to this, so members were able to sit, stand and stretch in ways that felt comfortable with them. Thank you Ashwini - we look forward to working with you again in the future. Highly recommend!

Elouise G

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