(IYN Certified & Registered 200 hour Yoga Teacher)
(Fully Insured with BGI)
A little about me...
I have been teaching yoga for 7 years, having initially been drawn to yoga for medical reasons (as a result of experiencing spinal injuries and nerve damage and Joint Hypermobility Syndrome, both of which can manifest with chronic pain). I then embarked upon an amazing self-healing journey which has blown my mind and heart wide open and continues to fill my life with gratitude and wonder.
In 2010, I started to study and practice yoga under the guidance of Steve Harrison and Sarah Wilkes-Harrison at the Yoga Sanctuary, Southampton, UK, and it has simply transformed my life. I completed my 200 hour yoga teacher training programme over a period of 18 months there, graduating in 2014 and then studied a further 18 months of a yoga deepening programme. Over 6 years, I studied a number of yoga, meditation, scripture and philosophy courses and I discovered a profound love for kirtan or mantra and music at the Yoga Sanctuary.
I moved to Austria in July 2016, though I remain remotely connected to the Yoga Sanctuary and practice online almost daily with Steve and the sangha. My inspiration stems from all that I learned there, and continue to learn. I also draw on guidance and inspiration from many other philosophical and spiritual teachers through their books and videos, through my self study.
I met my Vedanta and Kriya Yoga teacher, Sri M, founder of the Satsang Foundation in Switzerland in 2018. Sri M is an Indian spiritual guide, social reformer and educationist from Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala and is a living yogi, who has dedicated his life to yoga and serving others in India and beyond. He has written several books and has also completed several 'Walks of Hope' in the name of peace. You can follow his Satsangs here: https://satsang-foundation.org/category/videos/satsangs.
Mother Nature is one of my greatest teachers. In my spare time, I love to get out into the mountains, to hike and in winter, to ski. I enjoy spending time forest bathing, barefoot walking, toe dipping and swimming in cold lakes and rivers. I also enjoy cycling, gardening and I love to sing, make music and dance.