Founder & Course Director
Anne-Marie qualified as a Yoga Teacher in 1984 with Swami Vishnu Devananda in India and Canada. She also trained with Iyengar in 1976, has a BWY Diploma and is a Registered Yoga Alliance EYT500hr teacher. She is a Level 3 Trainer, Assessor and Internal Verifier and a consultant to Yoga for Sport and has been recognised for her work by Sport England.
Anne-Marie is Strict about Alignment, The importance of good teaching practice, the Application of Anatomy and Physiology. She believes teachers should know about yoga theory, Meditation and pranayama practice. She Believes in being authentic about being a teacher. Know your stuff!
As an ex-professional ballet dancer Anne-Marie was used to hard work and often exhaustion. If only she had known about Yoga during Rigorous Rehearsals and Performances.
It was this that took her from dance to Sport and she has trained high profile footballers such as The Great Argentinian Esteban Cambiasso, the Chicago Bulls and the England Women's rowing team.
Anne-Marie is passionate about her school, her teachers and her students. She is not only a mother of 4 but a mother to many.
She will stretch you, open you, challenge your own expectations but Ultimately hold you in a safe and nurturing space while you find your feet and your wings!