My yoga journey began when I was travelling in Mexico 7 years ago. I joined an early morning class in an eco village I was working at – as I wanted to take some responsibility for my own mental and physical health. In yoga I found a practice to nourish body, mind and spirit.
I began a daily practice and dedicated myself to study the different aspects of Yoga. I studied psychology at University as the body-mind connection has always intrigued me, so I viewed my yoga studies as a natural extension of this.
In 2010 I decided to travel to India to train as a teacher. I spent 6 months there, immersing myself in yoga. I completed a 300 hour Yoga Alliance approved course in Rishikesh and I also spent time at the Anand Prakash Yoga Ashram and the Sri Aurobindo Ashram. I was fortunate to meet some wonderful teachers, whose words still continue to evolve and grow with me now.
On returning to the UK I began teaching in Bournemouth and found a teacher to keep learning with. However, I felt I wanted to immerse myself in Yoga, as I had in India, so my Husband and I went to work at Yoga Rocks Crete for 2 years. We ran the vegetarian kitchen, met friends for life and continued to deepen our Yoga practice. We were lucky to study with some of the worlds most well known teachers.
We returned to the UK in 2013 and I’ve been teaching several classes around Glasgow since then. In each class exploring movement, breath and meditation. I also completed a 90hour teaching training with Jude Murray to teach people living with cancer and long term illness. The course was wonderful and added a different aspect to my own practice and therefore my teaching.
I continue to study and develop my practice, learning from great teachers and my wonderful students, who have taught me more than they could realise.
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