I am a fully yoga qualified teacher who gained my teacher training certification at the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Dhanwantari Ashram in Kerala, India at the beginning of 2013. Read my thoughts about yoga here.
Originally I trained in Sivananda yoga, a set sequence of yoga practice. This repeated sequence creates a great foundation on which I build my practice and whilst the class (and my personal practice) have moved on from this sequence it is grounded in an understanding of the basic yoga postures and foundational practices.
I am deeply grateful to all my teachers who have studied and practiced and shared their insight and experience with me.
I believe yoga can be adapted to suit the needs of any individual and that it isn’t about being able to touch your toes. It’s about working with your own body and coming to understand its abilities and limitations.
When not teaching yoga, I am the Development Officer for Move More Edinburgh, a programme to enable people affected by cancer to be more active. If you would like more info on this programme please get in touch.
I previously co-ordinated KICC active Lothian, a programme of yoga, pilates and exercise classes for people with long term conditions. More details on these classes can be found here: www.kiccactive.org.uk
Sivananda Yoga Teacher Training (Jan 2013)
REPS level 3 Exercise Referral (Nov 2014)
Exercise for MS, run by Mbodies Training Academy (Jan 2015)
REPS level 4 Cancer and Exercise (Dec 2015)
Skill in Action, Advanced Teacher Training with Natalie Rousseau (June 2016)