Qualifications

I have been pretty busy since 2012 obtaining the following qualifications and accreditations:

YOGA QUALIFICATIONS & ACCREDITATIONS

  • 200 hour Hatha & Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training Diploma (accredited by Yoga Alliance UK  – an accreditation which demonstrates excellent standards).
  • Children’s Yoga Teacher Diploma (completed with a Yoga Alliance UK registered school and accredited by the CMA (Complementary Medical Association))
  • Pregnancy and Post-Natal Yoga Teacher Diploma (completed with a Yoga Alliance UK registered school and accredited by the CMA)
  • Parent and Baby Yoga Teacher Diploma (completed with a Yoga Alliance UK registered school and accredited by the CMA)
  • Meditation and Mindfulness Teacher Training Diploma – Children and Adults (completed with a Yoga Alliance UK registered school and accredited by the CMA)
  • One-year Foundation Course in Pranayama (40 hours)
  • British Wheel of Yoga Foundation Course in Yoga (60 hours)
  • Philosophy of Yoga Course (obtaining a first-class grading) with the Oxford Centre of Hindu Studies (a centre of the University of Oxford)

CPD Courses and further training:

  • Yin Yoga & Restorative Yoga training immersion (20 hours) incorporating Pranayama, Vedic Chanting and Meditation.
  • 50 hour Yin Yoga Teacher training (Yoga Alliance)
  • Exploration of the two main Buddhist meditation practices (Anapanasati and Metta Bhavana) on a Buddhist retreat
  • Learn to Lead Kirtan workshop with Nikki Slade where we explored chanting with the use of the Harmonium

In addition to being registered and insured with Yoga Alliance Professionals I am also:

  • A registered yoga teacher with the Independent Yoga Network
  • A Level 3 member of the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) (formerly the Register of Exercise Professionals)
  • A member of UK Coaching
  • A member of the British Wheel of Yoga

HEALING QUALIFICATIONS & ACCREDITATIONS

  • Reiki Master-Teacher having completed studies  over a two-year period (2014-2016) in Reiki Levels I, II and IIIA&B (in the Usui system of Natural Healing)
  • Member of The Reiki Association 
  • Angelic Reiki Levels 1 & 2 certification
  • Gong Practitioner Level 1 and 2 certification (Gong Playing and Sound Healing)
  • Reiki Drum (Drum Journeying) Practitioner
  • Foundation course in Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT)
  • Diploma in Life Coaching (FHT accredited)
  • Diploma in Mindset Coaching (IPHM accredited)

OTHER RELEVANT QUALIFICATIONS

  • Certificate in Fitness Instructing (Premier Training International)
  • Certificate in Nutritional Advice for Physical Activity (Premier Training International)
  • QA Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work