Holistic Health and Wellbeing Practitioner & Teacher
BA(Hons), PGCE, QTS, SLE
Teacher/ Trainer, Meditation and Mindfulness Teacher, Dru Yoga Student Teacher,
Reiki Practitioner and Holistic Therapist
I am a trained Meditation and Youth Mindfulness Teacher, a Reiki practitioner, member of the Reiki Guild and a student Dru Yoga Teacher. As a holistic therapist, I am trained in complementary therapies and qualified in Ayurvedic foot massage through the London Centre of Indian Champissage™.
As student Dru Yoga teacher, and I have classes in Derby City Centre and two schools in the city.
I offer staff meetings/inset days to schools and businesses on Wellbeing in the Workplace; Working Mindfully and Resilience in the Workplace. I also offer Youth Mindfulness to schools.
Teaching has been my passion for 15 years, I am Secondary trained as a Philosophy, Religion and Ethics teacher, and have been teaching in special education for the past 10 years. From 2013-2016, I held the position of Strategic Leader responsible for setting up and running a new 6th Form in the city centre for students with SEND. I still work as a schoolteacher.
As part of the Derby Teaching School Alliance, I hold Specialist Leader in Education (SLE) status in SEND. As part of that role, I coach, mentor and train primary and secondary teachers. I also facilitate network meetings for SENDCos across the city.