LEAD EDUCATOR AND FACULTY
I’m a qualified and former allied healthcare professional with UK and South African experience in methadone clinics, HIV clinics, general and chronic medicine, and chemotherapy production.
I have had a career in international healthcare and education since 1995.
I am an emergency first response instructor, hospice counselor, registered experienced yoga teacher (ERYT200; RYT500), a certified Pilates mat and post-rehabilitation Pilates instructor, early childhood development specialist with extensive experience with special needs children, ADHD and ADD, and certified in various forms of massage and bodywork. I also have a double major Bachelor of Commerce in economics and finance and post graduate diploma in marketing.
I have completed various meditation retreats including two 21 day silent Vipassana meditation program in the North of Thailand and have a deep respect for Asian traditions having lived in various Asian countries for many years.
I have lived in and traveled 35 countries learning from various cultures.
I have studied Qi Gong in China, Yoga in Mysore India as well as with Ray Long US Orthopaedic surgeon and student on BKS Iyengar.
I have a comprehensive understanding of illness, wellness & conflict mitigation combining this experience into preventative medicine and integrative approaches to wellness in a Balanced and sustainable way for the individual.
This course offering is an amalgamation of my work throughout my life and I am registered with the International Association of Trauma Professionals.
Apart from my professional life, I am a Human.
As a human, I am a deep water wreck diver, I enjoy genealogy , social history research and human development.
I am also a photographer and intuitive artist.
I am an open person, have a sense of humor and cannot get through the day without laughter.
Thanks to actively using my own practice I look younger than I am 😉