Experienced journalist Sidonie Gaucher was one of the very first YogaLondon 200-hour graduates, who has decided to celebrate her ten-year graduation anniversary by taking the 500-hour course. Her love of yoga nidra and the philosophy of yoga has helped guide her through extreme hardship, with severe eye problems, and then sudden deafness, and has allowed her to reconnect with the essence of who she is. (more…)
Ashley Russell is an experienced yoga teacher and trainer, choreographer, registered mental health nurse, and EMDR trauma therapist (recently highlighted in Prince Harry’s new documentary on mental health). He talks to YogaLondon about growing up gay in the 80s, about trauma therapy, and how yoga gave him a place to simply be a ‘body in space.’
Antoinette Webb started her Instagram account @journey2antoinette in 2015, with the aim of documenting her personal yoga journey and being accountable through her posts. Six years later she has over 27k followers and is a professional yoga model for Athleta. But most of all, yoga has helped her develop her own brand of radical self-love which has encouraged countless others to start their own yoga journey.
Kallie Schut has a voice and she’s not afraid to use it. Through her role as a yoga teacher and her website Rebel Yoga Tribe, she is calling out cultural appropriation, racism, homophobia, misogyny (and all those intersections) where she sees it. And it seems that, now, people are starting to listen.
Jackie Ngu (EMBA) has her fingers in many pies. She has an Executive MBA in Business, she’s a qualified Yoga Trapeze teacher, Vinyasa yoga teacher, life coach and Volunteer Mentor and coach for entrepreneurial women in developing countries. She is also deeply optimistic about the power of women supporting women.