Press the bell in the lobby of 5 Downes Street in Bridport, announce yourself, and climb the stairs.
There’s a buzz of conversation, a table full of a cheerful collection of mugs, a tin of chocolate biscuits and an iced cake and a tantalising aroma of simmering soup holding the promise that lunch isn’t far away.
Alice’s popular Vinyasa class, in the elegant surroundings of The Bull Hotel’s Ballroom, is a wonderful one-and-a-half hour retreat.
YOGASPACE, Bridport, various classes (including Vinyasa Flow, Fridays, 12-1pm, £8)
Tel: 01308 424161 / 07792 056019. www.yogaspacebridport.com
We are lucky to have so many special spaces in Bridport, and now we can add a dedicated yoga studio to the list! As befits a yoga studio in Bridport, it looks out directly to Colmer’s Hill.
Murdoch Mactaggart explains his passion for Argentine tango and how you can learn in Bridport
It’s a quiet, graceful experience, this ballet dancing class with Carla Steenkamp Sheills.
And it’s a new one for me, because, unlike many of the other women in the class, I’ve never done it before.