On this path effort never goes to waste, and there is no failure. The Bhagavad Gita
A dedicated practitioner since '91, Carol feels privileged to guide students from all walks of life in their discovery of the profound benefits of yoga, on and off the mat. Her intuitive and compassionate approach encourages inquiry, exploration and reflection in both movement and stillness.
Carol has taught since 2002 and is deeply grateful to all her teachers (see below). She has contributed to teacher training programmes in Cambridge and London for the last 12 years, with a focus on ethics, the philosophy of yoga, access, introductory pranayama, meditation and restorative yoga. CPD (Continuing Professional Development) is offered for teachers.
She has a particular appreciation for meditation and the subtle practices of yoga, having spent time on retreat and in silence, in India, Europe and the UK.
Locally in north Hertfordshire, Carol specialises in one-to-one tuition.
Originally a linguist, she has had an interest in wisdom from other cultures, ways of life and the universal human condition for as long as she can remember.
E-RYT 500, YACEP (Continuing Education Provider to qualified teachers, recognised by Yoga Alliance US), BWY Dip., Advanced Relax and Renew® Trainer, Cert. Yoga Nidra, BA (Hons), MA (Distinction), Dip. Sports Massage Therapy.
Influences and deep gratitude:
500-hour Teaching Diploma, British Wheel of Yoga/Karen Lewis and Bob Insley, London
Advanced Relax and Renew® (Restorative Yoga), Judith Hanson Lasater, San Francisco
Yoga Nidra, Amritananda, Swami Pragyamurti, Satyananda Yoga, London
Senior teachers/direct students in the Iyengar and ashtanga traditions
Meditation: Vipassana (S.N.Goenka), London Insight, Gaia House
Yoga for Pregnancy, British Wheel of Yoga/Wendy Teasdill, London
Mindful Self-Compassion, Dr Christopher Germer and Dr Kristin Neff, Mennorode, Centrum voor Mindfulness, Netherlands
Level 4 Diploma, Sports Massage Therapy, Tim Paine and Sports Therapy UK
Teachers from 15 years' ballet training and forays into contemporary dance, Argentine tango and dance movement therapy (Laban)
Colleagues from previous EU civil service and corporate lives in Brussels, and at the National Portrait Gallery, London