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Namaste Ninjas Yoga in Nozawa Onsen

8955 Toyosato | Kawamotoya Hotel, Nozawaonsen-mura, Shimotakai-gun 389-2502, Nagano Prefecture
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Yoga suitable for all levels

Yoga with Eliza was a perfect way to start each day in Nozawa! My husband and I hadn't done any... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2017
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Excellent Physio and Yoga services! Eliza gave wonderful one-on-one personalized care despite the... read more

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Reviewed 1 December 2017
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Vinyasa inspired yoga classes in Nozawa Onsen, Japan with an emphasis on snowsports injury prevention through strength, flexibility and balance. Led by yoga and Pilates instructor and experienced physiotherapist Eliza Ballard. All classes taught in English. Class schedule available on Facebook page, morning classes offered daily, commencing December 22nd 2017. All levels welcome, no previous yoga experience required.
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8955 Toyosato | Kawamotoya Hotel, Nozawaonsen-mura, Shimotakai-gun 389-2502, Nagano Prefecture
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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Yoga with Eliza was a perfect way to start each day in Nozawa! My husband and I hadn't done any yoga for quite some time and are unfit and Eliza made us both feel completely comfortable in every class. I'm sure that if it wasn't...More

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Eliza B, Owner at Namaste Ninjas Yoga in Nozawa Onsen, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2018

Thank you so much for sharing your experience and I'm thrilled you felt so good in class AND on the mountain. I hope our paths cross again soon - Warmly, Eliza Ballard - Namaste Ninjas / Ballard Wellbeing

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Reviewed 1 December 2017

Excellent Physio and Yoga services! Eliza gave wonderful one-on-one personalized care despite the group class setting. She is very knowledgable in all her areas of study, and applies her knowledge of anatomy to her yoga teachings tactfully. Easy to book ahead of time. Be sure...More

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ElizaC123, Owner at Namaste Ninjas Yoga in Nozawa Onsen, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2017

Thankyou so much for taking the time to review Namaste Ninjas - we can't wait to welcome you back to the yoga mat this coming winter. Thrilled you loved the anatomy side of class. Follow @ballardwellbeing for up to date schedule and/or Namaste Ninjas Yoga...More

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Reviewed 1 December 2017

Eliza leads you respectfully through yoga routines with gentle encouragement. I love attending her classes for injury prevention on the slopes. I feel relaxed yet energised after every class. Eliza has a special gift to accomodate all levels from beginners to experts.More

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Eliza B, Owner at Namaste Ninjas Yoga in Nozawa Onsen, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2017

Thankyou so much Angela for taking the time to review Namaste Ninjas - we can't wait to welcome you back to the yoga mat this coming winter. So glad you stayed injury free on the slopes from your yoga practice on the mat. Follow @ballardwellbeing...More

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Reviewed 28 November 2017

Eliza is the most wonderful yoga teacher, with a beautiful manner and a helpful and caring demeanour. I'd highly recommend a yoga class with her to stretch tired, achy muscles or just to relax. Plus as a fully qualified Physio she's highly competent at assisting...More

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Eliza B, Owner at Namaste Ninjas Yoga in Nozawa Onsen, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2017

Hi Alexandra, thank you for taking the time to review our classes in Nozawa Onsen - really glad you enjoyed the recovery side of the yoga practice. We hope you'll be back in the village again soon. Follow @ballardwellbeing for the up to date schedule...More

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Reviewed 26 November 2017

I've done yoga a few times, but not a lot. I found these classes really welcoming for someone still learning - they weren't intimidating at all. Great for getting the body back aligned after a big session on the slopes - definitely helped me get...More

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Eliza B, Owner at Namaste Ninjas Yoga in Nozawa Onsen, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2017

Thankyou so much for taking the time to review Namaste Ninjas Nick - we can't wait to welcome you back to the yoga mat this coming winter. We strive to keep our yoga accessible for all levels of practice - especially those feeling stiff after...More

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Reviewed 2 March 2017

My body was crying out for a good stretch after several days on the ski slopes and Namaste Ninja's provided the perfect opportunity. Very professionally delivered physical yoga with offered corrections and plenty of welcome explanation. You know you can't do better when you find...More

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Eliza B, Owner at Namaste Ninjas Yoga in Nozawa Onsen, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2017

Thankyou so much for taking the time to review Namaste Ninjas - we can't wait to welcome you back to the yoga mat this coming winter. Thrilled you loved the hands on adjustments too and yes we keep our classes very accessible for those new...More

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Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Our group of three were pretty keen to try some "Nozawa yoga" after skiing and were lucky to find Namaste Ninjas. Yoga teacher, Eliza was a great communicator and was able to arrange a beautiful room at the View Hotel at 4.30 in the afternoon...More

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Eliza B, Owner at Namaste Ninjas Yoga in Nozawa Onsen, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2017

Thankyou so much Chris for taking the time to review Namaste Ninjas - I really hope you'll be joining us again this winter, it was such a pleasure to teach you. At Namaste Ninjas we do our best to accommodate special timing requests for groups...More

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Reviewed 29 January 2017

Wonderful yoga teacher, teaching in a lovely cozy space at Kawamotoya Hotel. Eliza is a great teacher, taking special care of each student. The class suits all levels; she is giving every guest an option regarding of any injuries or practice level, so everybody benefits...More

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Eliza B, Owner at Namaste Ninjas Yoga in Nozawa Onsen, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2017

Viktoria it was just such a treat to teach you for so many classes - thank you for bringing your warm energy to our yoga space. Namaste Ninjas will be keeping fingers crossed to see you again soon. Thank you for taking the time to...More

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Reviewed 24 January 2017

I felt very relaxed and blissed out after my practice, which was much needed and very much appreciated. Eliza was hands on and caring with a technical approach and knows just what the body needs to feel good again. Thank you.

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Eliza B, Owner at Namaste Ninjas Yoga in Nozawa Onsen, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2017

Cathy thank you so much for your thoughtful review of yoga with Namaste Ninjas and I'm thrilled you liked the hands on approach. I hope we will see you again this winter!

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Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Comfortable, relaxed, welcoming group :) I haven't done much yoga before but really enjoyed waking up to yoga before boarding. Very accomodating for all levels and injuries. Thanks ElizaMore

Thank Janelle E
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Eliza B, Owner at Namaste Ninjas Yoga in Nozawa Onsen, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2017

Thank you for your thoughtful review Janelle and for taking the time to share your experience at Namaste Ninjas - really happy that you found our classes appropriate for early morning yoga and being new to the practice. I hope we will see you again...More

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briggiblair
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Response from Eliza B | Property representative |
Apologies - Namaste Ninjas is not open for the 2016- 2017 season. Thanks for checking in with us! Eliza
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