Arriba, arriba! Mexican Style Yoga with Lucile O’Dowd

“Arriba, arriba!” Kiwi-born Yoga Instructor Lucile O’Dowd now located in San Pancho, Mexico teaches Ginger and Nuts a unique style of Mexican style chanting.

Professional Singer

Lucile is a professional country rock singer influenced by Stevie Nicks, Eagles and Fleetwood Mac. She was also a model in the 80’s and also had walk on parts on popular TV shows like Home and Away.

In the 90’s, Lucile appeared as a Slim Shaper in the movie, Gettin’ Square” – working  alongside British Actor, Timothy Spall.

Lucile O'Dowd in her modelling days
Lucile O’Dowd in her modelling days

Yoga Expert 

As well as modelling, singing and acting, she has been practising yoga for over 27 years. She is a Registered Yoga Alliance teacher and teaches Hatha Yoga Pranala in San Pancho in Mexico.

If you can breath you can do yoga. Hatha Yoga Pranala is a unique style and combines the traditions of Hatha Asanas and the old ancient Balinese healing involving energy and movement.

Lucile O'Dowd doing some Yoga
Lucile O’Dowd doing some Yoga

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Ginger and Nuts boast a 25 years’ award-winning track record in Marketing and PR. With their creative imagination and innovative approach, they have a natural ability to turn ideas into reality. Behind the mic, Darren ('Nuts') struggles with chronic anxiety.