I’m passionate about sharing yoga in a constructive, intelligent and nurturing way. My yoga practice continues to evolve and adapt day to day, it is a sensitive dialogue between body and brain: I apply various yogic techniques and poses to help nurture me in whatever way is most helpful each day. This most often includes beginning with sitting quietly with the breath, then primal movements or some mindful prehab type exercises (almost like physiotherapy isolation exercises that focus on functional mobility and stability). Once I feel fully ‘in my body’ I’ll begin something that looks like an Ashtanga practice, though it’s really only a convenient structure which I can adapt as and when I need. This adaptability and fluidity is the key to a sustainable yoga practice and the way I teach.
I’ve been sharing yoga since 2009, and am lucky enough to have completed several teacher trainings internationally, mentored by wonderful individuals including John Scott, Lucy Crawford, Daniel Aaron, Matthew Sanford, Uma Dinsmore-Tuli and Ana Forrest. More recently I have been inspired by the work of Michael Stone, Simon Borg Olivier and Kathryn Bruni Young, all of whom are huge inspirations to me in how I move and how I teach others to move now.
Yoga and my teachers have helped me build a more compassionate and positive relationship with my self, body and those around me and I really believe that this is something accessible to everyone through a mindful yoga practice.
I specialise in applying yoga for therapeutic purposes, having worked with a range of conditions including: Ehlers Danlos Syndrome (a condition that I have personally), PTSD, depression, anxiety, Fibromyalgia, Muscular Dystrophy, spinal injuries and Functional Scoliosis, to name but a few.
Outside of yoga I’m an enthusiastic rock climber, walker and cold water swimmer. I love cooking, reading and learning.
Find your feet…
Explore and understand the body you have, enjoy it and treat it with the love and care it deserves.