My yoga journey began in 2001. I clearly remember feeling a sense of inner
calmness after my first class. I felt uplifted and walked taller, both physically
and mentally. I knew yoga was definitely going to be a faithful friend in my
In 2012 I gained my teaching qualification with The British School
of Yoga. Having worked with a wide range of children in nurseries
and schools both in Hereford and Inner London for over twenty
years, I felt I also wanted to share Yoga with children. So I went on
to train in The Yoga Banana Technique, an established method of
teaching yoga to children incorporating all the elements of
traditional yoga in a fun and inspiring way.
During the yoga sessions the children go on adventures in which
they act out the stories, taking on the postures of the characters they
meet along the way. This enables a child to explore their creativity
and imagination, promoting self - expression.
The sessions aim to maintain a child’s natural flexibility and develop
balance, strength and co-ordination. Through yoga children’s
positive self - image can increase and their confidence will shine.
Patience and perseverance develops as postures are held and
Yoga is non-competitive, children set their own goals and recognise
their own improvements. The aim of the activities is to nurture
confident and happy well balanced people.