Your Health Choice

Orchard Life™

 Health Centre with YOGA and PILATES Studio

Call: 07989403167 or email: [email protected]

 IYENGAR YOGA RETREAT: PAXOS 15th - 22nd May 2021

 email: [email protected] for more information

 🌳 UPDATE ON COVID19 -  As of 20th June 2020 


Therapists working currently: 

Emma Barrow Podiatrist: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday mornings

Danielle Gadd from Nolan Osteopathy: Monday and Friday afternoons and all day Thursday


Bookings now being taken - emergency and essential patients will be prioritised.


Our centre is set up so that clients can wait in their cars and called into their appointments by the therapist.  There are currently no

 waiting facilities in the reception area.  Patients will wait in the carpark until called in by their therapist.  All therapists are in full PPE. All contact surfaces are wiped after each treatment with antiseptic solutions and antibacterial hand gel and hand dispensers with paper towels are provided in the toilet and therapy areas. Please refer to your individual practitioner for their rules and policies. 


All classes are now available via Zoom

Iyengar Yoga Timetable with Maria Bird updated 23/03/2020


MONDAY, WEDNESDAY and FRIDAY mornings: 7.30-9.00am

TUESDAY and WEDNESDAY evenings: 7.00 - 8.30pm

Please email: [email protected]


Pilates with Mel Rickerby via Zoom: email [email protected]


Hatha yoga with Jessica Raphael via Zoom: email: [email protected]


SENDING WARMTH AND STAY WELL FROM ALL OF US AT ORCHARD LIFE X

Iyengar Yoga, Hatha Yoga and Meditation - Maria Bird, Jessica Raphael

Pilates with Mel Rickerby

Osteopathy - Nolan Osteopathy

Acupuncture & Tui Na - Chris Swiatek

Podiatry - Emma Barrow - Treat your feet

REIKI - Shelley Gore

Reflexology - Nicky Broomfield

Sports and Therapeutic Massage - Amy Starr

Hot Stone and Aromatherapy - Christine Poile  

Orchard Life owner and Iyengar Yoga Teacher Maria Bird

Offering our clients a haven of peace - teaching and therapies by highly skilled practitioners.

All teachers of Iyengar Yoga are trained to a very high standard and fully insured. All Iyengar teachers are required to maintain their professional development each year for continued use of the mark. This mark is a gurantee of excellence, clarity and a depth of understanding.

A centre of excellence in healthcare, based in West Berkshire serving Thatcham, Newbury, Hungerford, Theale, Kingsclere and Tadley, Orchard Life™ Midgham, is the base for a group of highly skilled professionals offering complimentary therapies including Osteopathy, Acupuncture, Kinesiology, Reike, Reflexology, Nutrition, Sports and Swedish Massage, Tui Na Massage, as well as regular Pilates and Iyengar Yoga.

The aim of Orchard Life™ is to support you as an individual to make lifestyle choices on your journey towards optimal health.

We have come together as a team who are passionate about our disciplines. We are all qualified graduates of our profession and bound by relevant codes of practice. We are dedicated in working together, and alongside your General Practitioner, to give you all the support needed to improve your wellbeing. We offer you, the client, a range of therapies to suit your individual needs.

Each one of our clients is unique in their own personal requirements and our practitioners will take time to listen and understand your needs. Our aim is not just one of a 'quick fix' but to empower you to make positive lifestyle choices and to guide and support you in your unique plan.

Practitioners and teachers working together to advise, within our range of expertise, on health advice.

We take time to listen to you

Orchard Life™ is a unique purpose built, yoga studio and therapy room. Located on the A4 Bath Road, Midgham, situated between Newbury and Theale. Within easy access to the M4 and having ample parking, as well as bike racks for clients to park bikes and cars safely. 

It is set in a tranquil location offering a calm and peaceful environment, where you will find a friendly and supporting team. We are wheelchair accessible

Please feel free to call me at any time to arrange to look around and find out more about the centre 07989403167.