Hi, I am the owner and lead yoga therapy teacher trainer and facilitator for Saliya Life Institute and Veranda Phangan.
I specialize in Trauma-Sensitive and trauma-informed Yoga teacher training.
I am currently based on Koh Phangan Thailand. I offer teacher training in Thailand, Canada and South Africa.
I have over 20 years professional work experience in international healthcare and education, including UK NHS hospitals as well as South African hospitals and retail pharmaceutical industries. I am a hospice counselor and international education counselor.
I am an E-RYT200,500 and certified Pilates instructor.
By combining my formal training and experience in the Western medicine, together with formal training in counselling, yoga and Pilates, I support a holistic integrative approach to address physical, emotional, spiritual, creative and psychological balance and well-being.
I promote and provide tools for self-awareness, reflective practice, cognitive and behavioural change.
Qi gong and pranayama breathing techniques.
Mind-body focused activities.
Physical health and fitness.
With a strong understanding of illness together with experience of alternative approaches I support people with sustainable wellness.
I have devoted over 20 years to social services of healthcare, education and wellness.