New yoga studio to open in historic Sunny Bank Mill complex – Health News Today

A NEW yoga studio is opening at a historic mill complex next month.

Anahata Yoga is moving into the historic Old Combing building at Sunny Bank Mills, in Farsley, early in the New Year.

It’s the latest in a raft of new lettings at Sunny Bank, where Yorkshire Television’s Emmerdale and Heartbeat were filmed.

Sarah McLaughlin, the owner of Anahata Yoga, said: “I wanted to open a studio with a real community feel and I absolutely love what Sunny Bank Mills has to offer.

“Filled with local businesses, art studios and designers, it just felt like the right place to be. In the heart of Farsley where I live, my studio’s location was key and Sunny Bank Mills ticked all the boxes.

“The studio is a lovely big space, which is light and airy, so for me it offers the perfect setting for a yoga studio.”

John and William Gaunt are joint managing directors of Edwin Woodhouse, the family company that owns Sunny Bank Mills,

John said: “This is a very exciting new letting for us – and we are absolutely delighted Sarah is joining us at Sunny Bank Mills.

“The arrival of a yoga studio here broadens our leisure appeal and provides a wonderful new facility for everyone who works at the mill and who lives in Farsley”.

During the past ten years the multi-award-winning Sunny Bank Mills, one of has been transformed into a hub now home to 75 companies, which employ a total of nearly 400 staff.

William added: “This has been a very eventful couple of weeks for us.

“As well as signing up Sarah and her wonderful yoga studio, we have just completed the £2 million regeneration of Weavers’ Yard in the heart of the mill, which has transformed the whole complex, and a micro-brewery is about to open.

“We are looking forward to 2021 with confidence, despite the many challenges of 2020.”