My yoga journey began 20 years ago when I moved to London to go to University. There, i took my first class and slowly built my practice.. I have practiced many different styles of yoga throughout the years. For me, yoga has been more than just exercise (asana). I loved the way yoga connected my mind and body and gave me tools to have a more balanced life -physically and mentally. Over the years, yoga has become my constant - it’s been there through good times and bad; changed me and grown with me and continues to evolve.
In 2015 I left my career in events, where i had been a producer and events director for 15 years and took my first 200 hour teacher training with It’s Yoga International and Jamie Blowers. This change of focus was very much needed. My career to date had taken me across the globe, producing events for fashion weeks, product launches and working with some high profile people and brands and i needed to switch pace and relieve stress.
Since qualifying as an Ashtanga Vinyasa instructor with Its Yoga International, i have also gained my training in pregnancy and postnatal yoga (with Sally Parks). This time of training was really special for me as i was also pregnant with my second son. Yoga was a huge part of both my pregnancies and birth experiences and then postnatally. I am currently studying for my 300 hour Rocket yoga training with It’s Yoga Brighton. I hope to continue my 500 hour training with them next year.
I moved to Brighton with my family at the end of 2017, after living in London for nearly 20 years. I have two boys who are already practicing yoga and feel that it can be a part of daily life for kids too.
My classes vary in pace and style, with the roots based in ashtanga vinyasa. I love working with beginners and those completely new to a yoga practice. I have recently been working with teenage girls and for me, this has been a very special facilitating experience - these girls have grown in confidence, body awareness and are building the tools for dealing with the pressures of teenage life.
I believe yoga is about you. I want to guide you in ‘getting out of your head’ and into your own body and breathe, giving you tools for a healthy and balanced life.