I have been teaching yoga since April 2013 (10 amazing years!!) and in that time I have taught well over 1,000 classes, whether on retreat, at a workshop or my regular weekly classes. In that time, hundreds of people have honoured me with their time and attention and some have grown, cried, surrendered and blossomed right before my eyes. Thank you one and all!!
Once I became confident in front of a class, I started to get brave. I started to trust my intuition, relying less on my lesson plan, and more on reading the room and going with the flow. I learned to let students be in the silence more and tune in to the quiet wisdom of their hearts. And then people started to say . . . “That was just what I needed today! How did you know?!”
The more this happened, the less I tried to teach what I thought people were expecting, and I found that I was teaching more of what they really needed.
By 2020 I had been teaching yoga from my home for 4 years and loving life. But on March 23rd I had to pack up my home studio as the global pandemic hit our shores. It seemed I would never teach from home again. In 2022, I reclaimed my home studio, but this time I turned it into a space for One2One work – Yoga, Meditation, Sound Healing, Chakra Analysis and Reiki.
People started coming to me looking for solutions for life problems through yoga –
How do I start a daily practice to give me some time just to be?
How can I meditate when my mind is going 100 miles an hour?
How do I deal with the stress of keeping work / home / family / me in balance?
I feel like I have lost a part of myself and I don’t know how to get it back, can yoga help me?
A thought popped into my mind after one such session – 'This is actually Coaching!! Hmmmm?!' The next day an email popped up from one of my trusted teachers – “Do You Want To Be A Coach? If so, my dear friend is enrolling on her programme today!!” Synchronicity? I just knew that this was my next step. I had a discovery call with Dr. Eve Agee and we agreed – 2023 is the time to put all of my experience and knowledge into the deep dive that is Life Coaching. (Check her out - she's ACE . . . www.eveagee.com)
I stepped off my yoga mat and into a whole new approach to healing, health, wellbeing and self-inquiry....
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Transformation Coaching Academy . . . In the 6 months of weekly training sessions, I have learned to step out of the role of TEACHING and into a space of NOT TEACHING!! I have learned that it's OK to not know the answers, and facilitate the client to find the answers inside themselves. I have learned not to step in and solve, people-please or fix. It's been a hard habit to break, but I am learning a new kind of trust.
And because I know that I can find my own answers deep inside my self (through different forms of Meditation and Introspection) then I truly trust that person in front of me can find the place within themselves that has their own answers to create a life of more ease, more joy and more contentment.
As Rumi once said "The inspiration you seek is already within you. Be silent and listen."
The techniques that Eve teaches get quickly and deeply to the core issues (which are usually around themes of not being good enough, not being worthy and not deserving) and then we let these outdated beliefs go and replace them with more powerful and truthful beliefs.
I am beyond excited to share these tools with my students and clients now as I step into this new world of helping and empowering others to shine their light.
Thank you for being here and reading this page About Me! It is through my 24 years practising yoga, reading books, learning with many different teachers and overcoming my own personal battles that I am here, feeling ready to guide others to Set Themselves Free with Transformation Life Coaching.