Credentials

Trainings and CPD’s:

Somatic Movement:

  • IBMT Diploma Programme – 2021 – Present
  • Authentic Movement & Therapeutic Presence Pt. 2 with Linda Hartley 2019 -2020.
  • Ongoing Authentic Movement Peer Group – 2018 – present
  • Authentic Movement: One to One and small group study with Fran Lavendel – 2015 – present
  • One-to-One Authentic Movement Mentoring with Eila Goldhahn – 2017-18
  • PG. Diploma ( with Distinction ) in Dance and Somatic Wellbeing through UCLAN.  – 2016
  • Fluid Development Series: Continuum Movement and BMC with Cherionna Menzam Sills. – 2015
  • Continuum Study with Cherionna Menzam Sills – 2014 – present.
  • The Four Daughters of Beauty: Earth & Water with Audica Lynne Morley – 2015 / 2016
  • Woman, Body, Earth & Spirit workshopInanna-Ereshkigal: Authentic Movement Retreat with Linda Hartley – 2015
  • Body Centred Awareness with Patrice Hamilton: An exploration of Hakomi, Cortical Field Reeducation (a somatic movement based body work) and Gestalt. (month long intensive at Esalen Institute) – 2014
  • Hanna Somatics CPD with Eleanor Criswell Hanna – 2014
  • The Embodied Spirit: Dance Movement with Ellen Watson (month long intensive at Esalen Institute) – 2013
  • 18 years of dabbling in Feldenkrais, bits and bobs of contact improvisation, Hanna somatics and other somatic forms.

CPD Psychotherapeutic Explorations:

  • Beyond Trauma: Power, Connection & the Body with Madelanne Rust-D’eye & Jon Young.
  • A body oriented approach to trauma; an introduction to Sensorimotor Psychotherapy with Pat Ogden through Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute – 2019
  • “Tables, Fairies and Hyperspaces,” a movement and process work seminar with Kate Jobe – 2019
  • In the world of the body: Working with Symptoms and Illness, A Process Work Seminar – 2019
  • Hakomi Multi-level training (2 days) with Caroline Braham – 2019
  • Foundations of becoming safely embodied with Deirdre Fay – 2018-19
  • The Transformative Power of Emotion with Dorothy CharlesGestalt Relational Psychotherapy, Group Process and Individual Work – 2014
  • Body Centred Awareness with Patrice HamiltonAn exploration of Hakomi, Cortical Field Reeducation (a somatic movement based body work) and Gestalt. – 2014
  • Introduction to Drama Therapy: The Sesame Institute – 2015

Yoga / Yoga Therapy:

  • The Pelvic Floor: Keys to lifelong health with Leslie Howard – 2018
  • Yoga and Psyche with Mariana Caplan (a fusion of Yoga Therapy & Somatic Experiencing) –  2013
  • The heart of yoga: Mark Whitwell – 2013
  • Yoga Therapy trainings with Bo ForbesGateway to prana; Yoga – meditation in motion and stillness; Yoga for insomnia; Softening our armour; Neurobiology of the spine; Yoga for emotional Balance; Integrative Yoga Therapeutics. – 2011-2013
  • Diploma in Yoga Therapy: Yogacampus – 2012
  • Well Women Yoga Therapy with Uma Dinsmore-Tuli – 2011
  • Yoga Therapy with Aadil Palkhivala – 2011
  • Yoga for Children (Yoga Bees) – 2009
  • Diploma of Yoga Teaching & Yoga Nidra (1700 hour training) – 2007-2009
  • Certificate in Yogic Studies and Gurukal Lifestyle (Bihar Yoga Bharati) – 2006-7
  • Over 700 hours of personal study with Bhooma Chaitanya, teacher of the Hatha & Advaita traditions. – 2005-7

Other:

  • Ancestral Healing Intensive with Daniel Foor – 2019
  • Hormone Harmony: Red School
  • Voice Workshop with Chloe Goodchild – 2012
  • The Max (Autobiographical theatre) with Paula Shaw at Esalen – 2015
  • NC Performing Arts: Edinburgh College – 2001-2
  • Certificates in Thai, Tibetan and Ayurvedic Massage. – 2004-7
  • Classical Western & Classical Indian Vocal Training 

Mindfulness:

  • Many retreats in insight meditation and Advaita Vedanta with teachers such as AdyashantiMarlies CocheretJack Kornfield, S.N Goenka, Prajnaparamita and many years of mindfulness practice & retreats.  2000 – present

Conscious Dance:

  • I began dancing 5 rhythms at the age of 19 and have explored many conscious dance forms since then.

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