All the jobs I’ve had have shaped me and given me the skills to now do what I love!. I have managed 350 seater Mexican Restaurants, been a top Account Executive in Advertising and sold Pharmaceutical Drugs to GPs! I now promote and teach the benefits of preventative health care through yoga, mindfulness, healthy eating and complementary therapies.
People are desperate for information on how to take responsibility for their own health and wellbeing, and the NHS just doesn’t have the resources to treat everyone. We need to learn how to prevent the “dis-ease” in the first place. My aim is to encourage people to understand that “Health is their greatest wealth” and you can help prevent “dis-ease”. Making a few lifestyle changes and learning about what the body and mind needs to stay healthy is the beginning!
I am a yoga teacher first and foremost and my journey into yoga began when my mother persuaded me approx 22 years ago to try a local village hall class as I was a slightly overweight and very stressed mother of two small people! I rejected the suggestion stating that “yoga is just for grannies” but as I look back now, that first class was a turning point in my life and I am a different person now! I qualified as a Yoga Teacher with The British Wheel of Yoga in 2006 and have been teaching over 12 years.
I created the self centre , (a health and wellbeing centre with yoga, pilates, tai chi studios and 8 complementary therapy treatment rooms and a healthy cafe) in 2005, in Bury St Edmunds, as a place for me to teach yoga and work with complementary therapists and sell good food! I sold the centre in 2015 but am still involved and am now expanding my work within the corporate and schools sector whilst also offering more private one to one and small group yoga sessions and Wellness Workshops from a bespoke Yoga Studio in my garden.
I was a guest twice on the Chris Evans Radio Show talking about the benefits of yoga and putting Chris and his team through their paces, so not many things can phase me!
I have three grown up daughters, my other fav things are growing organic veg, cooking gluten free food, attempting to be a good horsey mummy, watching musical theatre, dog walking and climbing!