Team

Office

Office

OFFICE

Teachers

Teachers

TEACHERS

Therapists

Therapists

THERAPISTS

Office

Maria Gandy

Maria has set up and run Yogahome since 1998, and taught yoga for 12 years.

She holds a British Wheel of Yoga teaching diploma and the BWY pregnancy yoga module.

Her teaching style is a strong flowing practice with a focus on alignment in the postures.

Scarlett Perdereau

Scarlett teaches with emphasis on alignment and quality of breath. Her approach is technical, precise and creative. Expect sequences that explore the anatomy of the body in stillness and movement, as well as the subtle, energetic body.

She completed the Yogacampus teacher training in 2011 with Susanne Lahusen as her main teacher. Her approach is also informed by her studies in Somatics as part of an MA degree at London Contemporary Dance School, and career in movement and dance. Scarlett joined Maria in the office as studio manager in 2014.

ELENA

Elena joined the Yogahome family back in 2016, whilst completing her yoga teacher training. Her role at the studio evolved through the years, and she is now Yogahome’s marketing and communication manager. She also teaches a variety of yoga classes throughout the week.

Becks

Rebecca is a Naturopathic Nutritional Therapist, trained at the College of Naturopathic Medicine. She is an advocate in holistic living and advises her clients in nutrition, wellness, and yoga.

She practices yoga herself frequently, mainly vinyasa flow and attends yoga retreats yearly. She has found the effects of yoga so beneficial to her health and wellbeing.

She also runs an Etsy shop selling vintage and contemporary jewellery.

Bibi

Bibi joined Yogahome in 2008. Her welcoming, friendly and knowledgable personality is at the front of the house since then.

Bibi enjoys working alongside the great yoga/Pilates team of teachers and other staff members and offering full support to all Yogahome clients.

Molly

Molly has recently graduated from a 500hr yoga teacher training with Jim Tarran, and as a budding yoga teacher, she is passionate and happily shares the benefits of holistic health and wellbeing with others while getting hands on with the technical aspects of this new yoga world online.
Having lived on a narrowboat, she can confirm that holding balancing poses whilst on a boat is much trickier! But she says it is a great practice, especially if you‘re willing to have a laugh at how wobbly it can be!

Ola

Ola moved to London in 2015 and loved working in hospitality while studying nutrition and naturopathy. She is passionate about yoga, wellness and mindfulness. She is an avid home cook, and in her spare time is either trying to find a new restaurant or a good picnic spot in the park. Ola also brings a smile, healthy habits and healthy snacks, so that means she’s always up for a chat about either. 

Sara

Having grown up in Stoke Newington, Sara is thrilled to be part of the Yogahome team and community. She’s an English graduate from the University of Leeds and discovered the world of yoga and wellness in her teens. The practice of yoga – both on and off the mat – has now become a central part of her life.

Simone

Simone moved to London to find her place in the world of Design but instead found herself consumed by the search for Self. Yoga gave her many answers that led to even more questions. Realising that these questions were all that she wanted to do with her time, she did her 200hr Teacher Training in 2019 and has since been growing as a teacher. She loves all that Yogahome is and feels like there’s a lot to learn from both teachers & students who enter its doors.

Teachers

Akane Abe-Trimmer

Akane is a Pilates and contemporary dance teacher and also choreographer. Her Pilates classes incorporate movement for spinal release and are always refreshing and fun!

Akane completed a BA in Sport Science at Chukyo University in Japan and taught aerobic and jazz dance before moving to Europe and training in mime theatre and contemporary dance. In 2003 she completed the Pilates Foundation UK’s Matwork Teaching qualification, and in 2012 she was awarded an MA in contemporary dance from the London Contemporary Dance School.

Alan Parkinson

Alan’s Iyengar yoga classes are committed to precision and alignment in the poses to get us strong and keep us well, with strict discipline. Expect exacting instructions, and forthright observations.

Alan has been practising yoga for 25 years and first qualified as an Iyengar Yoga teacher in 2002. He qualified to teach Junior Intermediate Level 1 Iyengar Yoga in 2008.

Alessandra Margarito

Alessandra is a Pilates teacher with a clear and dynamic teaching style. Her studies of anatomy as well as creative and intuitive approach, give her an understanding of how to ease bodies of all shapes and sizes into feeling energised, relaxed and finding greater freedom of movement.

Alessandra is a qualified Pilates Foundation teacher, and also holds a British Wheel of Yoga accreditation.

Alice Trow

Alice teaches a creative vinyasa flow with a strong focus on anatomy. She crafts her classes as a way of curiously exploring the body’s pathways to find space through interesting sequences. The goal for Alice as a teacher is to offer you an embodied practice of playfulness, awareness and acceptance.

Alice became a yoga teacher after graduating from drama school where she also focused heavily on physical theatre and dance. She did her 200hr training with YogaLondon in Ecuador. She most recently did her 300hr training with Sianna Sherman in Portland, Oregon, in Rasa Yoga.

Almon Caspersz

Almon was drawn to yoga whilst working as a professional amid the freneticism of London life. Her yoga practice has been a natural anchor through life’s inevitable ups and downs.

Almon creates a nurturing space. Focus is on breath-based movement, safe alignment and mindfulness. Almon believes yoga to be a way of building strength, balance and flexibility, in both body and mind. In particular, she found the practice to be of great help during pregnancy and the early days of being a mum to her two sons.

Almon teaches Postnatal Yoga, Pregnancy Yoga and Vinyasa Flow having trained with Jason Crandell, Max Strom and Uma Dinsmore-Tuli.

Anja Schall

Anja’s teaching allows the body and mind to come to a place of being at ease and move with a sense of flow. Slow-paced, precise and gentle movements offer an increased connection and stability to expand from.

Anja found a love for Pilates during her Contemporary dance career. She completed the Pilates Foundation matwork course at London Contemporary Dance School in 2008, and the Studio Equipment Bridging training with Jessica Moolenaar at Trinity Laban in 2010.Anja qualified as a Pregnancy and Postnatal Pilates teacher in 2009. She is also certified to teach the Centre Method for Diastasis Recti Recovery and in 2018, joined Carolyne Anthony’s teaching faculty of the Centre for Women’s Fitness.

Ann Collins-Ackroyd

Ann’s approach to ante natal yoga is all about the breath, building strength and stamina in the body, whilst highlighting the need for softness and yielding in the journey of pregnancy and the labouring process. Ann’s classes include different tools incorporated into the yoga session – birth breathing techniques, positions in labour, meditations, and ending the class with stories/insights from amazing Birth practitioners.
Ann has studied with Dr Gowri Motha, the founder of Gentle Birth Method, as well as post natal course with Francoise Friedman, and Well Woman courses with Uma Dinsmore Tuili.

Aubrey Maasdorp

Aubrey was introduced to Iyengar yoga in 1989 in South Africa. He is a Junior Intermediate Level 3 Iyengar yoga teacher who has been practising yoga for more than 25 years and teaching for over 10 years.

He has been to the Ramamani Iyengar Yoga Institute, Pune on a number of occasions to study with the Iyengar family and studies regularly with senior teachers in the UK and visiting international teachers to maintain his professional development.

Bradley Boampong

Bradley has been a personal trainer for ten years. He focuses on form, function and style, with a fluid teaching method using many years of experience to design sessions that are fun and challenging.

Brad trained at Premier Global and gained a Level 3 personal trainer qualification. He also studied with Cor-Kinetic, a company dedicated to cutting edge physical education and training, gaining a Level 1 and 2 mentorship.

Bradley is always looking for new information about the body and movement to help students achieve their goals.

Brooke McConochy

Brooke is a fitness teacher with a foundation in Pilates and a love of dance. Expect a strong workout in her Pilates classes, with an hour packed full of exercises.

Having straightened the hunched shoulders of journalists from the NY Times, the LA Times, the Financial Times, The Times of London, The Wall Street Journal, AP, and AFP, Brooke is proud to say many of the journalists of the world stand a little taller thanks to her! She also taught Pilates extensively across Beijing for 5 years, strengthening the core of China’s diplomatic corps and students from various embassies.

Catrin Osborne

Catrin teaches dynamic yoga as well as slower, yin and restorative yoga and yoga nidra. Her classes always pay attention to alignment and offer a deep, guided relaxation at the end.

Catrin trained with Yoga Haven on their 200-hour Yoga Alliance programme which she loved for its non-dogmatic approach and careful attention to both the physical and the philosophical practice of yoga. She trained with Roger Cole in Restorative Yoga and completed her Yoga Nidra teacher training with Uma Dinsmore-Tuli and Nirlipta Tuli. She also trained in Yoga Adjustments with Nova Milesko and in Yin yoga with Norman Blair at Yogacampus.
She remains constantly inspired by a wide range of teachers. Catrin used to be an aerialist and as well as her yoga teaching runs a theatre circus company called Osborne & What. She teaches yoga for actors at RADA,for schoolchildren in Hackney and has set up www.stokeyyoga.co.uk

Charli livingstone

Charli teaches soulful and dynamic vinyasa flow yoga, rooted in yogic philosophy.

In class you can expect a strong and sweaty, yet slow and breath-led flow. This an effective way to experience deeper intimacy with the self, as well as to build strength and flexibility with awareness and control. She offers hands-on assists (if desired!), opportunities to get playful, and to take deep rest.

Damian Allegretti

Damian Allegretti is a licensed Chinese Medicine practitioner that practices the four main branches of Traditional Chinese Medicine: acupuncture, herbal medicine, TuiNa (massage) and QiGong.

In practice, he combines the latest Western scientific research and the long Eastern tradition and wisdom. Through acupuncture, herbs, nutrition, exercise and lifestyle support, Damian empowers patients to understand, improve and maintain health through a very active role.
His expertise in movement analysis additionally stems from many years of training Yoga, Feldenkrais, Horton, YiQuan and Internal Martial Arts like Xing Yi Quan.

Based in London, Damian pursuits his passion: helping people feeling better by improving the quality of life. He strongly believes that health and balance make an intense and meaningful life.

Danai Pappa

Danai teaches Pilates with a focus on fluidity, achieving better control, awareness and precision of movement. She also encourages students to have fun while improving their physical well being.

Danai is a dance artist and practised in a range of physical techniques. She qualified with Body Control Pilates in matwork, pre and post natal Pilates, Pilates for osteoporosis and Pilates for hypermobility.

Denise Lyrintzi

Denise has studied ballet and contemporary dance. As a former professional dancer, she has a keen awareness of the body, a great understanding of movement and a solid foundation in technique to ensure people enjoy the workout in a safe environment. She is passionate and fascinated by the many different movement possibilities of the human body.

She has been trained to the international gold standards of STOTT for Pilates and she can offer a multi-discipline approach to improve your strength and flexibility, giving you a space to connect with your own body

Elena Gaddini

Elena teaches vinyasa flow, as well as slower forms of yoga and meditation with a friendly, warm and down-to-earth approach. Her classes are explorative, introspective and challenging in equal measure, encouraging students to cultivate a deep connection to body and breath and a greater sense of present-moment awareness. Elena is committed to inspire a passion for all aspects of yoga and the body in a way that is inclusive, inviting and empowering.

Elena first discovered yoga when moving to London in 2009. She is a 200-hour Yoga Alliance registered teacher, trained through Yogacampus.

Elsie Martins

Elsie was first introduced to Pilates as a tool for rehabilitation following a back injury, but soon discovered that Pilates did more for her body than she could have imagined: it not only restored balance and strength but improved her athletic performance too. Inspired by the results she saw in her own body she decided to pursue a career as a Pilates instructor. 

Elsie is passionate about Pilates and the number of benefits it can bring to people’s lives. Whether you are recovering from injury, looking to support your everyday activities, seeking a fitness challenge, or wanting to enhance your performance… her classes will help you move better and feel better.

Eryck Brahmania

Eryck teaches creative and fun Vinyasa Flow classes which focus on precision of alignment and the breath. Drawing upon yogic texts, he ensures students are supported by an uplifting playlist and hands-on assists.

He started practicing yoga as a professional dancer and has completed foundation and advanced trainings with Claire Missingham.

Florentina Lam-Clark

Florentina’s classes are fun, explorative and nourishing with attention to detail in alignment, breath and awareness of felt sensations in the body. She creates sequences that will help you to build strength, stamina and flexibility with some challenge and encourages you to develop your practice according to your pace. Her aim is that you will leave feeling nicely balanced & uplifted, yet relaxed and calm.

Florentina draws inspiration from yogic texts, and her teachers Jason Crandell, Doug Keller, Judith Hanson Lassater and Thich Nat Hanh.

Huang Ping

Master Huang Ping practices both traditional and modern Wushu such as: various forms of Tai Chi, Ba Gua and Wushu Tao Lu.

Born in Yunnan China, Huang Ping was selected by Yunnan professional Wushu team and began her training at the age of eight under Master Sha Guo Zheng. In 1980 she was chosen to join the National Wushu team in Beijing. In 1994 Huang Ping was invited to Burma to coach the Burma Wushu Team, after a couple of years she returned to China to continue as coach of the Yunnan Wushu Team. Sifu Huang Ping has been based in the UK since 2001.

Ian Stoneham

After practicing yoga for some time, 5 years ago Ian decided to devote his time to helping others discover the joys of yoga. He has trained in Yin yoga with Sarah Powers and Ashtanga with Richard Freeman. Ian currently teaches Yin, in what he hopes is a simple and direct style with plenty of space for mindful practice.

Isabell Britsch

Isabell teaches yoga, mindfulness and meditation at a senior level, and is also involved in training new teachers.

Her flowing vinyasa yoga classes explore ever changing, imaginative, challenging and fun sequences. They are set in a welcoming and inclusive space weaving in yoga philosophy and pranayama. Connection to the breath, attention to alignment, and encouragement to develop clarity and awareness off the mat are integral to her teaching.

Isabell’s meditation and mindfulness classes emphasise a deepening self awareness and understanding of our internal psychology – our patterns of behaviour and how they influence our lives. Isabell trained with Yogacampus and has been teaching since 2009.

Jayne Miller

Jayne teaches fluid yoga with a strong focus on healthy alignment, inner awareness and playful exploration. She is a warm and lively teacher, encouraging individuals to develop confidence and joy in their yoga, wherever they are.

Introduced to Iyengar yoga at college, Jayne has since explored many styles and traditions from the dynamics of Ashtanga, Shadow and Acro to Restorative Yoga, alongside experimental, somatic movement. Elements of them all are interwoven into her teaching to create energising, yet thoughtful classes. Jayne is continuously evolving her practice and bringing her students along for the ride.

Joelle Green

Joelle teaches a slow creative flow and meditation, integrating clear alignment, breathwork and elements of play to create spaciousness within mind and body.

Having spent her life exploring bodywork disciplines, initially coming to yoga to protect herself from injury whilst touring as a contemporary dancer.

Passionate about current research on embodiment, physiology, mindfulness and creativity Joelle encourages practitioners to be playful and present. She leads a deep soulful practice to stimulate the body’s inherent self-healing and regenerating capacities through improved circulation, range of movement, postural alignment and deep relaxation.

Judy Waldman

Judy has been a dedicated practitioner of Iyengar Yoga since 1992 after discovering that it helped her to recover from a back injury and quiet a busy mind. Her background as an Art Psychotherapist makes her appreciate the creative balance of mind and body in yoga.

She trained at Iyengar Yoga Maida Vale, certified as a teacher in 2007 and received her Level 3 certification in 2017. She is also mentor to train new teachers and a trainee assessor. Judy has been fortunate to have studied with the Iyengars on several occasions at the RIMYI Institute in Pune including February 2020, and with Geeta and Abhijata Iyengar in the UK.

Her classes are tailored for each individual with detailed and creative instructions, so the practitioner feels lighter and freer at the end of the class.

Jules Metzges

Having practised different styles of yoga for more than a decade such as Ashtanga, Jivamukti and Dharma Yoga, Julia hopes to combine the most valuable aspects of those into her dynamic Vinyasa Flow classes, finding the right balance between active engagement and relaxation. With a strong focus on alignment and breath her classes are trying to give each student the right level of challenge according to his or her ability, adjusting and deepening the practise with hands-on assists whenever needed- and hopefully giving the students the chance to evolve and surprise themselves.

Having learned and grown mostly in the Jivamukti method Julia tries to include all aspects of yoga into each class, leaving time and space for pranayama (breathwork), meditation and chanting/ study of scripture beyond the mere physical asana practise.

Kalena Muir

Kalena has always had a passion for movement. As a former professional ballet dancer, she iscovered the importance of adding Pilates to her daily routine to improve technique and manage injuries.

Originally from New Zealand, she has performed and taught in the UK, USA and Australasia and qualified as a comprehensive BASI Pilates instructor in Melbourne, Australia. In addition to Pilates, Kalena has worked in the creative industries. During this time, she applied her passion for movement in the modern workplace and developed wellbeing initiatives to promote community and employee engagement.

To Kalena, Pilates is all about making her clients feel good – inside and out. She is dedicated to creating a positive space for anyone looking to explore the benefits of Pilates and her classes are renowned for being welcoming, supportive, and methodical. She is passionate about equality and spends her time championing movement spaces which respect diversity and everyone’s individuality.

Karen Long

Karen teaches Iyengar yoga with an emphasis on finding a way to be in the poses with less effort. She feels passionately that yoga is not just a form of exercise but a practice to benefit mind, body and spirit, and that the beauty of Iyengar yoga is that it offers something for everyone.

Karen has been practising yoga for about twenty five years and is a qualified senior Iyengar teacher. Having tried other styles of yoga over the years she felt at home with the clarity and precision of the Iyengar method. Over the years, Karen has taught people of diverse backgrounds, ages and levels. She now lives in Marseille, France, where she teaches from.

Liz Rigby

Iyengar yoga teacher Liz creates a calm environment in her classes for her students to focus and develop their practice at a steady pace. She is clear, precise, and aims to build students’ knowledge and confidence to practice at home.

Liz has been studying Iyengar yoga for over 25 years and teaching Iyengar yoga since 2005. She holds a junior three intermediate teaching certificate. Liz feels the Iyengar system offers a healthy balance between dynamic and restorative poses, with a focus on working without injury.

Louise Radinger

Louise Radinger has been practicing Iyengar Yoga for over 20 years and became qualified to teach in 2010. She has been to India to study with the Iyengar family and their community of teachers, and continues to learn from them. She enjoys helping students discover the rewards of yoga for themselves as they progress in their practice.

Marco Cannavo

Originally from Italy, Marco started practising yoga in the early nineties and has been teaching since 1997 both in East London and at the Iyengar Yoga Institute in Maida Vale.

He has also visited Pune India several times to study with the Iyengar family. Marco is passionate about the Iyengar approach to yoga, he holds the Senior 2 certificate and is an assessor of trainee teachers for the UK Iyengar Yoga association.

Molly Harragin

Molly found yoga eleven years ago in Bali. It was a complete awakening, like seeing the world properly for the first time. She first trained in Jivamukti in Dorset and followed that with a year apprenticeship under Cat Alip-Douglas.

Molly also completed a yoga therapy diploma with Yogacampus, to learn more about working with people with injuries and illness. Currently, she is completing an MA in Psychotherapy and Counselling at Regents University.

Paul Jackson

Paul started attending yoga classes to help with his posture for meditation. Wanting to go deeper into his practice, he trained at the Iyengar Yoga Institute Maida Vale and qualified as a teacher in 2019. He particularly resonates with the method’s precision and attention to detail.

Through his engagement with all aspects of yoga, he has witnessed its transformative power. He seeks to share this passion with his students. His calm, focused teaching style combines precise instruction and explanation with clear demonstration. In his classes you can expect challenging physical work followed by deep relaxation with attention to the more subtle levels of yoga practice

Roberto Rubalcava

Roberto was born in Mexico City, surrounded by light and colour. He moved to London in 1998 and discovered his love for yoga. 

His extensive experience is varied by influences, which are displayed and explored in his classes. Whether you are upside down in a fast-paced dynamic flow or completely still in a restorative class, you will be in attentive and caring hands. Expect a focus on body alignment, breath, mind, heart and energy with challenging and original sequences.

His training include 200-hour YTT with Frog Lotus Yoga International, a Vajrasati 500-hour advanced training on Modern Postural Yoga, a 150-hour advanced training with Stretch and a 50-hour advanced training with Emily Claire-Hill.

Having professional experience in therapeutic massage and reiki, in 2019 Roberto qualified in Japan directly from Yu Yagami creator of Jiriki Seitai making him the first non Japanese navigator to teach in the UK.

Rosana Fiore

Though a long-term Iyengar Yoga practitioner, Rosana finds teaching as rewarding and beneficial. Originally from Argentina, brought up the Italian way, and now based in London, Rosana grew up with a passion and curiosity for exploring new cultures, people and places. She finds great pleasure in helping others, and passing a conscious message across. These elements become noticeable on the mat, too.

Rosana has a witty sense of humour, which she loves bringing into her classes! She has chosen this discipline as a way to keep learning from everyone whose path may meet hers, whether a guru or a complete beginner.

Roula Andari

Roula was introduced to Pilates years ago after suffering a knee and hip injury. Feeling the benefits not just to the injuries but also to her posture, strength and mobility she was so hooked that she decided to train as a Pilates teacher to share those benefits with others.
Roula is passionate about the Pilates method and how its effectiveness lasts beyond class, in every day life and activities. She teaches functional and accessible Pilates, encouraging mind-body connection and awareness to promote a better alignment for ease of movement in and out of class.

She qualified in level 3 Matwork with Body Control Pilates and is a member of the Body Control Pilates Association (BCPA).

Serena Bobowski

Serena is a classically trained Pilates instructor and acquired her certification from The Pilates Studio, New York City in 2002. With over 20 years of teaching experience, she believes in a straightforward approach to movement as part of everyday life, and her style is technical and motivating.

Serena’s work is based on the two principles that: your body is always doing its best to heal, cleanse, and rebuild; and that what you think is important but what you feel is where the truth lies.

Shira Hess

Shira’s vinyasa flow classes offer carefully designed, progressively complex sequences, inspired by yogic philosophy. Expect to sweat and work hard. Nourishing hands-on assists will help you access deeper forms of each pose and are a vital part of her classes, along with pranayama (breath exercises) and mantras.

Shira trained with Claire Missingham and her teaching remains deeply rooted in her powerful approach to vinyasa flow. What guides Shira as a teacher and as an eternal, humble student is the deep belief that yoga is a tool and catalyst for growth.

Symeon Kyriakopoulos

Symeon teaches dynamic yet detailed Pilates classes, with emphasis on practicing safely and accurately while encouraging the mind-body connection. Expect focus on fundamental biomechanic principles and on the breath, and feedback so that everyone can master the exercises and make effective choices for their bodies inside and outside of class.

Symeon is a London based choreographer and a Certified Stott Pilates instructor. He draws from various areas of knowledge (exercise science, biomechanics, dance, massage) to deliver Pilates classes where everyone can master the exercises and benefit fully from them.

Tony Marcus

Tony brings a mellow approach to Ashtanga yoga and is committed to safe and sustainable practice. Expect him to slow down the practice at times to focus on key points or postures.

Tony has been teaching yoga for 7 years and practicing for 18 years. He teaches Hatha and Ashtanga yoga, as well as meditation. His first Mysore teacher was Michaela Clarke, a student of Pattabhi Jois and Derek Ireland. Michaela taught him to practice at 84% of his potential, and he still bears this in mind when he teaches and practices. He studied Scaravelli style yoga with Catherine Annis and is still guided by Anna Ashby’s precise and beautiful approach to Hatha. Tony is a British Wheel of Yoga trained teacher.

Valentina Fruzzetti

As well As being a Pilates teacher, Valentina was a professional dancer, dance teacher and artistic director.

Valentina is a passionate, energetic and experienced teacher with a great track record of improving her client’s knowledge and understanding of Pilates. She is results orientated and dedicated to achieving the highest possible standards.

“Pilates is learning how to move the body in the best way possible and my mission is to enable all of my clients to increase their connection to their bodies and to healthy movement. I aim to inspire passion, to share my passion and knowledge and learn from everybody I meet.”

Valentina qualified with Body Control Pilates in 2016 and also has a Body Control Pilates Matwork Master Certification. Valentina holds a Reformer Pilates as well as Chair and Cadillac Certification and is pre and post natal Pilates qualified.

Valentina Salaris

Valentina is a long term yoga practitioner with interests in yoga philosophy and mysticism. When she met the Iyengar yoga method, it was love at first sight as the disciplined and structured system lead her to reshape all aspects of her life.

Valentina’s classes are explorative and energetic.  She teaches with precise instructions, maintaining the environment fun, focused and welcoming. Her goal is to inspire students to improve their wellness and to achieve inner balance. 

She holds a Level-1 Iyengar teaching qualification.

Zoe Laskowski

Zoe’s first yoga teacher trainings with Dylan Ayaloo focused heavily on inner work and transformation and her commitment to personal growth has permeated her life and teachings ever since. Her down to earth teaching style calls upon her lived experiences to assist students with their own physical and emotional healing through yoga, meditation and yoga nidra.

Zoe has a keen eye for injury support and prevention having trained extensively with Jambo Truong and Brian Campbell in Forrest yoga, functional anatomy, and myofascial release bodywork. Weaving Forrest and Vinyasa yoga, mobility and functional movement, meditation and breath work throughout all of her classes support students find their potential on and off the mat.

Therapists

Caroline Bozkurt

Life has strange twists and turns. Knowing nothing about shiatsu, Caroline attended a workshop out of curiosity.

There I was introduced to the idea of our health being reflected in the balance of our energy, and feeling the presence of that energy under my hands in another person’s body, I was hooked.

After three years of study at the British School of Shiatsu- do in London I qualified as a shiatsu practitioner in 1998. I have run a busy practice at Yogahome and a range of other settings, ever since.

Cinnamen Johnson

Cinnamen is a professionally qualified practitioner in integral healing therapies. She uses sound healing together with a fusion of modalities dependent on the individual needs, providing a nurturing environment in which the receiver can bring about insights and transformation.

Beginning her studies in 2003, Cinnamen learnt several healing modalities from Energy Healing, Reiki, ThetaHealing, Reflexology, Angel healing and Shamanic practices, yet felt there was a key ingredient needed to enhance these practices. This was sound healing.

After working with emotional, physical imbalances and trauma Cinnamen felt her sessions would benefit from Integral Sound Healing, to offer support at a deeper level.

Cinnamen’s ongoing training in Shamanic healing, Qigong and Martial Arts practices help her discover deeper ways of working with energy and mindset.

Emanuela Celletti

Emanuela qualified in Thai Yoga Massage with Kira Balaskas at The School of Thai Yoga Massage in London in May 2019. Since then, she travelled to Thailand to refine her understanding of the theory and practice of Thai Yoga Massage by attending a variety of courses, including one on Reusi Datton at Wat Po Thai Traditional Medicine School in Bangkok, and other courses in Chiang Mai. 

Her experience as a yoga teacher feeds seamlessly into her thai massage practice, which can be described as a moving meditation through acupressure and applied stretches. Emanuela likes to emphasise the meditative aspects of the treatment. Her long-term interest in and continuous study of mindbody awareness practices means she takes great care to work with the client’s individual needs to provide a healing experience of deep relaxation.

Florentina Lam-Clark

Flo is a professionally qualified practitioner in holistic therapies with over 20 years experience. She is passionate about holistic health and wellbeing and progressing her studies and knowledge. 

Flo takes a holistic approach in her work, considering the impact that a particular condition, stress or injury may have on body, mind and spirit. The massage she provide is often a fusion of healing, meditation, aromatherapy to delight the senses, zero balancing to stretch, align and integrate physical and energy aspects of being, reflex point work to access nerve and energy pathways, a meld of slow, deep and soothing massage techniques to work mindfully and powerfully on all levels of being.

Florentina practices the following therapies at Yogahome: aromatherapy, manual lymphatic drainage, reflexology and zero gravity.

Ian Stoneham

A soft tissue therapist with years of experience in sports and deep tissue massage, Ian helps his clients treat pain, restore optimal movement and relax and unwind. He draws on his experiences as a qualified yoga instructor to help you continue to reap the benefits of your massage, by providing exercises to stretch and strengthen your body.

He has grown a client base that includes many yoga practitioners, and has particular knowledge of injuries commonly sustained in yoga (having had many of these himself). Whether you’re recovering from a soft tissue injury or just looking to be renewed, rejuvenated, and restored, you can expect a treatment tailored to the specific needs of your body, and with long lasting benefits.

Ilaria Bucchieri

Ilaria specialises in holistic, sports and remedial massage, Ayurvedic and Indian head massage, manual lymphatic drainage, acupressure therapy, myofascial release, pregnancy and post-natal massage and is an Access Bars facilitator.

Trained as an Ayurvedic and panchakarma therapist in Kerala, India in 2009, Ilaria practices traditional Ayurvedic treatments and also a fusion of Western and eastern techniques and can deliver a strong massage, but also a soft touch that goes very deep. Manual Lymphatic drainage has been a very important part of Ilaria’s practice, and has led her to work more specifically with clients in post cancer rehabilitation. After her training in Myofascial therapy, Ilaria discovered how to use an extremely gentle approach that can have very profound and long lasting effects on postural discomforts caused by both mechanical and emotional blockages. 

Passionate and intuitive, Ilaria combines all her expertise, creating very nourishing and therapeutic treatments, always aiming to bring the receiver’s awareness into finding the cause of their discomfort.

Advice on self-care is always given after a session, to enhance the effects of the treatments.
Ilaria is a registered member of the CTHa – Complimentary Therapists’s Association.

Joelle Green

Joelle has spent the majority of her life dedicated to exploring bodywork disciplines; such as Contemporary Dance, Sports and Yoga, bringing this experience to her work as a Massage Therapist. With excellent knowledge of anatomy, physiology and biomechanics, combined with her understanding of the body as a living, breathing, changeable whole, she endeavours to create a deep and harmonious rebalancing of the bodily tissues and systems.

Through her continuing passion for kinesiology she hopes to nurture true embodiment where clients are relieved of held tensions and congestion, coming away with a tangible freedom of movement within mind and body.

Four years spent at The Northern School of Contemporary Dance gave her a wealth of understanding on the body, injury prevention and treatment, training professionally in Thai Fusion, Deep Tissue and Lymphatic Drainage Massage in 2017-18 with the excellent Spike Warwick.

Karina Messer

Karina obtained her first ITEC diploma in Anatomy, Physiology and Holistic massage in 1998, followed by a diploma in Sports massage and extensive training in Ayurvedic massage, Thai Yoga bodywork, Reiki, other bodywork techniques and dance. More recently she trained in Chavutti Thirumal or “Massage by Foot Pressure” in India.

Using her skills with compassion, mindfulness and positive intention, Karina likes to encourage the receiver to let go and surrender to receiving – just observing, to achieve a state of peaceful harmony.

Kitt Price

The shiatsu that Kitt offers draws on multiple approaches to holistic wellbeing.

The basis of their practice is I Chuan Chi Kung (also known as Qi Gong), a form of standing meditation that rebalances and strengthens the system in ways that are extended to the client receiving a shiatsu treatment.

The practice of Shiatsu Shin Tai enables Kitt to initiate physical and emotional realignment via redistribution of breath and life force through the client’s system.

Training in Zen Shiatsu allows Kitt to bring a blend of East Asian medicine and western physiology and psychology to the client’s diagnosis and treatment.

Kitt has experience of working with clients who are managing issues such as embodied trauma, bereavement, realisation of life and career goals, burnout, and digestive issues.

They are committed to bodywork practice that is trans inclusive, and welcomes clients of all genders and orientations. Kitt is also committed to making bodywork more accessible and enjoyable for larger bodied people. They recognise that holistic wellbeing services can be very white dominated, and appreciates that this can create additional barriers for Black, Indigenous and People of Colour.

Naoko Taoka

Naoko began her journey of holistic trainings 20 years ago. She has a background in Naturopathy and is also a qualified Classical Chinese herbalist.
In her practice she uses a combination of modalities including Tuina massage, cupping, moxibustion and acupuncture needles. Acupuncture is effective for a variety of ailments, including aches and pains, anxiety, depression, stress related symptoms, menstrual irregularity, optimising fertility, oncology support, and all those obscure complaints where you may have tried everything. Depending on the treated condition, Naoko may recommend some herbal treatments and offer some advice on diet and lifestyle.

Rebecca Keane

Rebecca studied at the College of Naturopathic Medicine (London), She’s a member of BANT (British Association for Nutrition & Lifestyle Medicine), ANP (Association of Naturopathic Practitioners) and CNHC (Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council).

She works closely with each client in order to understand individuals health concerns and end goals. Using a functional medicine and naturopathic framework, her aim is to find the root cause of an illness or condition making these end goals both practical and achievable. By establishing where nutritional imbalances stem from Rebecca can treat and advise on solutions.

An advocate for living a healthy and holistic lifestyle, Rebecca feels her own health journey led to a special interest in women’s hormonal health and gut health. She has seen a positive impact on her own health, which in turn has encouraged her to support others. The goal being not only to help clients eat well and enjoy food, but to inspire them to find wellness and restoration of good health.

Rebecca regularly attends CPD events, such as workshops, webinars, and seminars to keep up to date with the ever-evolving world of science in nutrition, so she can share this wealth of information with her clients. When she’s not in her clinic you can find her in the kitchen experimenting with new recipes, and sharing them with friends, family, clients, and via her blog.

Sam Dickson

Sam works with people from every walk of life to feel more at ease with themselves and their emotions, more in touch with the intelligence of their own bodies and in developing a greater sense of meaning in their lives.

He is experienced in supporting people with issues including anxiety, depression, fatigue, stress, trauma, lack of self-esteem and self-worth, breaking through limiting beliefs and thought patterns, clarifying life purpose as well as relationship issues and physical injury, pain and illness.

Qualifications

Psychology Degree | Masters Degree | Touch For Health Kinesiology | Spiritual Counselling | Meditation Teacher | Energy Healing & Ascension Reiki

Accreditations

The Complementary Medical Association| The School of Intuition & Healing | School of Natural Health Sciences | Kinesiology Federation | Intuity International

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