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I started teaching yoga in 2020 but qualified as a Pilates and Exercise to Music Instructor around 7 years ago. My Wellbeing qualifications started in 2015 as well and I just kept adding to them. I am addicted to learning about how to help others and absolutely love it. Until now, all my classes have been student facing, in a group or one to one setting, but I am so excited to be taking on this new challenging and expanding the number of people that I can reach and cannot wait to work with you all.

It’s been quite the journey with running a successful wellbeing company, working on behalf of companies such as Bupa and running 7 classes a week as well as visiting people within their home offering treatments. I then took time out to work and travel and am so blessed to have had the opportunity. There have been highs and lows, but I still love what I do, and therefore I am finding a way to beat this pandemic and not let it hold me back from doing what I love.

Tell me, why did you start practicing yoga?

I’m inspired Joe Wicks. I can’t help it. When I see Joe, I just sit in complete staring at the screen with complete admiration for what he has achieved. We’re all inspired by something.

What has inspired you lately?

When I decided to go through yoga teacher training, I thought that I would find it easy because of my background. I wasn’t prepared for the deep, connection that I had with Yoga and how it had a profound impact on my life.

What first made your turn to Yoga?

I practiced yoga for a few years before I went to

yoga teacher training but it wasn’t a consistent practice. Meditation, however, I have been doing for many years and find that it is my go-to tool for dealing with my mental health and stress. I’m often asked why I decided to become a teacher and it was because of this moment. I realised I wanted to teach when Yoga had significantly improved a heart condition that I was diagnosed with, resulting in me not needing to be medicated for it. I was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia at the same time. For someone that had been in the best shape of my life, to it worsening overnight, I found it incredibly difficult.

Have you ever had one of these moments that you just knew you had to act?

My home practice consists of morning bite size sessions, with meditation at the end of my practice to start my day with positive affirmations and good intentions. I then come back to the mat in the evening to reflect on the day and just be in the moment, leaving the stresses of daily life in the past.

My students often think it’s fancy and a long practice but many days it’s simply 10 minutes of savasana. Your practice will change with the seasons of your life. Give yourself permission to allow this to happen.

Do you practice at home too?