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Meet Vanessa: Senior Yoga Teacher and Trainer

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1. About Vanessa

Hello! I’m Vanessa. I’ve been teaching children’s Yoga for nearly 7 years and Yoga for adults for over 4 years. I’m a bit of a jack of all trades, having originally studied in Fine Art, worked in the service industry and countless other odd jobs. I’m still a practicing artist, but now I also enjoy practicing and teaching Yoga.
I’d always been interested in Yoga, alternative therapies, health and well being, but hadn’t practiced strongly and consistently until I was invited to try becoming a Yoga teacher for children. So that’s where I feel like my real Yoga journey started.

2. Favourite Pose

It’s hard to choose, but I’ve picked Crow pose as my favourite. I love this pose because it was probably the first time, since I began practicing consistently, that I saw real solid results in my practice and realised I was getting stronger! I also like teaching this pose to kids as it's fairly achievable and never fails to impress them and pique their interest.

3. What is your favourite thing about your career?

I actually really like that my career has been pretty all over the place and untraditional. I’ve hardly ever had a regular 9-5 job, it’s not always been easy and straight forward, but I enjoy the creativity, freedom and variety of experiences that my equally varied career has given me.

4. What makes you laugh the most?

I get a good giggle from watching silly online clips of animals doing something weird, like cats talking or falling in the bath - that sounds so mean, I swear I do actually love animals, but sometimes they do some really funny stuff.

5. Three things you will always find in my fridge.

1. Oat Milk
2. Gin
3. Kimchee
(A Weird combo)

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