Laura Graham-Dullaert

Laura Graham-Dullaert

Yoga - Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga

BA

Laura teaches Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga, along with Yoga Therapy, as she believes strongly in the therapeutic benefits of a physical yoga practice.

She is fortunate to have studied under some truly wonderful teachers since she began teaching, amongst them Daniel Aaron, Tim Miller, Simon Borg Olivier, Ana Forrest and John and Lucy Scott.  Although now committed to Ashtanga as a practice, her former work under teachers of other styles has also informed her understanding of how the body works and what she can offer as a teacher.

Hayley Johns

Hayley Johns

Yoga

E-RYT 200

 

East London native Hayley was introduced to Yoga as a teen and it’s been a constant in her life since. A committed Yoga nerd for over 15 years, she’s been sharing her passion through teaching, since qualifying in 2008. Leaving the bright lights of West End Theatre and moving to teaching full time, Hayley has continued her education with Seane Corn, Annie Carpenter and more recently Bo Forbes. Studying at incorporating Yoga, psychology and neurobiology in to the practice.

Hayley works with professional athletes, dancers, performers and everyday folk. Improving performance, injury prevention, healing and stress management. Teaching a mindful Vinyasa Flow, Hayley encourages you to completely integrate and embody. Her classes incorporate breath work, dynamic movement centred around core awareness, alignment, therapeutic release, deep sweet relaxation and meditation, for a complete mind body experience. Guided by the shifting rhythms of the natural world and the wisdom it has to show us, Hayley’s classes are seasonally tailored and she wholeheartedly believes that we can all benefit from a little more moon observance! Aside from this occasional talk of the moon she is completely down to earth and lighthearted.

Christina Lecerf

Christina Lecerf

Yoga

Christina Lecerf has been practising and studying yoga with teachers from different traditions for over a decade. Her qualifications include a teaching diploma course with the British Wheel of Yoga and specialist training in a variety of subjects, including: pregnancy yoga, meditation and personal development, and yoga for people living with cancer.

Drawing on the influences of Hatha Yoga and Iyengar, Christina’s style integrates breathing, physical postures, yoga nidra, meditation and philosophy. She pays particular attention to the proper alignment of the spine in the postures, as this naturally encourages correct breathing, which is at the core of all yoga practices for transformation and healing.

At Health Works, she teaches antenatal classes, as well as regular classes from beginner to advanced level.

Mee Lee Morris

Mee Lee Morris

Pilates

REPs

 

Millie’s enthusiasm for Pilates started at her local gym. She then discovered Body Control Pilates, Europe’s leading professional Pilates organisation. After Millie attended classes run by a local Body Control Pilates teacher she decided to enrol into the teacher trainer course held at the Body Control Pilates centre in central London.

Millie successfully completed the Body Control Pilates Matwork level 3 qualification, accredited by the UK Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs). Millie is committed to keeping up to date with Pilates and continues to attend events, workshops and development courses.

Pilates matwork exercises are designed to use your own body weight as resistance and Millie likes to bring another dimension to these exercises with the use of props and small equipment. Her classes are flowing and dynamic with particular attention to alignment and precision.

A small class size allows Millie to provide close supervision and support for every client and over the course of a few weeks each should feel that they have made improvements and developed awareness of their body.

Chloe Redmond

Chloe Redmond

Pilates | Indian Head Massage | Zumba | Personal Training | Egyptian Bellydancing | Fitness Retreats

BA

 

Chloe has created a Pamper Party Package that is very popular. You can book her for a minimum of 2 hours to come to your party or event and do taster Indian Head Massages. Chloe’s upbeat and friendly manner provides just the right tone to fit in with your special party.

Ideas for parties are: Hen Night, Birthday party, Christening, Baby Shower, Work event, Staff party, Leaving Do, Christmas/Eid/Diwali Party, Wedding Anniversary. As well as being a massage therapist Chloe has been dancing and keeping fit since she was 4 years old.

Chloe started learning Bellydancing 15 years ago after being inspired by a family friend, Natacha Atlas, World music singer and dancer. During her gap year she went to live in Cairo, Egypt and through Natacha’s contacts was able to set up intensive further training with international Bellydance experts.

Chloe then went on to do further training with Body Control Pilates and now teaches matwork classes including pre and postnatal. She also took further training in Zumba and Personal Training. Chloe and her colleague Tara Oakley run Fitness Retreats in North Africa which are an amazing way to kickstart or maintain your fitness regime. Check out www.dancechloe.com for more information and class times.

 

Manuel Ponce

Manuel Ponce

Osteopathy | Yoga | Osteopathy | Cranial Osteopathy

DO AIPYS, General Osteopathic Council (GOsC)

 

Manuel qualified from the British School of Osteopathy in Central London in 1989 and has been in full-time practice as a registered osteopath and yoga therapist since.

He works with a broad range of patients including newborns, children and adults of all ages and women during and after pregnancy. He employs a variety of osteopathic techniques directed at joints, soft tissues and internal organs via direct and indirect interventions, including high-velocity and functional manipulations, massage and in particular the cranial approach. He strives to identify and understand the adaptive or dysfunctional patterns underlying your symptoms, and aims to release your body’s natural self-healing mechanisms with the minimum possible force and disturbance.

Manuel likes to share his findings and conclusions with you and encourage your participation in your own healing. To this end he offers simple advice on posture, body-use and other relevant aspects of life-style. He also offers coaching on yoga-based exercise, bringing together body, mind and breath, in a variety of settings, including

  • one-to-one coaching
  • regular monthly weekend intensive workshops in London
  • specialisttherapeutic yoga holidays and retreats in Spain.

Manuel is fully registered with the General Osteopathic Council (GOsC).

Peter Cottrill

Peter Cottrill

Shiatsu

BSc(Hons), dip BSS-Do

 

Peter began studying Shiatsu in 1992 at the British School of Shiatsu Do and went on to qualify at the Yorkshire School of Shiatsu During this time he studied under several inspiring teachers, broadening his knowledge and experience of many of the different approaches to the discipline. In 1995 he began studying with internationally respected Japanese master Akinobu Kishi. These years of practice and study continue to strengthen his own sensitivity to energy and develop his intuitive skill. Peter has practiced Shiatsu for charities such as: The Alcohol recovery Project and MS Action. He also practices at the Royal National Theatre and teaches an “Introduction to Shiatsu” course at Morley College.

Marina Pupkevich

Marina Pupkevich

Massage

IIHHT, MICHT

 

Previously Marina studied for a degree in engineering in Moscow and returned to her native Lithuania where she took up work as a chemical engineer before emigrating with her family to the UK. She worked in primary education here before embarking on the study of holistic body work therapies. She is a passionate believer in alternative medicine and has enjoyed ongoing academic as well as mind-body training in order to be able to offer a wide option of therapies to further advance good health. Marina will be training in Physiotherapy as part of her ongoing interest in an integral approach to health.

Nicola Pendreich

Nicola Pendreich

Homeopathy | Muscle Testing

LCHE, MARH

 

Nicola has been practicing as a Homeopath since 1999. She treats people of all ages for a wide range of health problems using homeopathy, herbs and flower essences. Complaints commonly treated by Nicola include:- allergies, eczema, fatigue, hormonal/gynaecological disorders, low immunity, sleep problems and mental/emotional issues.

She has particular experience in treating women and children and runs an ante/postnatal drop in clinic on Mondays. Nicola educates her patients in the use of homeopathy and natural medicines and offers advice on lifestyle changes to promote good health. Nicola is also qualified in Muscle Testing. This technique is used to identify allergies, intolerances and toxicity which are affecting a person’s health.

Nicola trained at the College of Practical Homeopathy and The Centre for Homeopathic Education. She is a member of the Alliance of Registered Homeopaths.

Jo Redmond

Jo Redmond

Baby Massage and Yoga | Homeopathy | Hypnobirthing | Baby Clinic | Birth Kit

BA(Hons), PGCE, LCPH

 

Jo (director of Healthworks) has been involved with complementary medicine for 30 years and has brought up her two daughters, Chloe, 30, and Molly, 24, completely naturally, using nothing but complementary therapies. Before Jo discovered the alternative world of therapies she used to regard herself as generally quite sickly, however her life was turned around with homeopathy. This inspired her so much she decided to train as a homeopath.

Her visionary foresight created The Health Works in 2002 and it has grown from strength to strength, becoming the leading complementary health centre in East London. Jo trained at the College of Practical Homeopathy, and has completed many Continuing Professional Development courses since then. She has a degree in Drama and English and a PGCE teaching qualification which add both exciting and professional qualities to her workshops and classes.

She has a wide range of experience in many areas of health and her approach to natural medicine is to empower her clients to learn about their health issues and be pro-active in their treatment. To this end she runs regular homeopathic First Aid Workshops.

She specialises in the treatment of pregnant women, babies and children and often treats several generations within families. Jo went on to train in Hypnobirthing and some of her clients call her “the fairy godmother of hypnobirthing in Walthamstow”. She also teaches Baby Massage and Yoga which brings her practice with pregnant women full circle.

Jo trained in Hypnobirthing a couple of years ago, an area she has been interested in for years and that complements her expertise with pregnant women. She has had some lovely Hypnobabies born in the last year. Read about the technique on our website and newsletter and in her soon to be launched hypnobirthing website.

Catherine Donnelly

Catherine Donnelly

Counselling | Psychotherapy

PG Dip, BSc Hons, MBACP

 

Catherine is an integrative psychotherapist and counsellor and it is her belief that a safe, confidential and non-judgmental setting, plus a uniquely supportive, yet challenging relationship between therapist and client, is essential in order for the therapeutic process to be effective. Her approach incorporates insight, empathy and compassion, offering you the space and time to explore your thoughts and feelings.

Catherine provides each client with the approach best suited to their individual needs, merging together various psychotherapeutic approaches. Her theoretical stance is primarily client-centred and humanistic, integrating techniques from cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), psychodynamic, gestalt, solution-focused therapy, and rational emotive behavioural therapy (REBT). She incorporates mindfulness throughout her work.

With a background in healthcare publishing, Catherine also spent a number of years working for mental health charity SANE and as a psychotherapist at a mental health day centre, a community centre and in private practice. She currently works with individuals, offering open-ended and time-limited therapy sessions.

Catherine Ayensu

Catherine Ayensu

Counselling Psychotherapy | Hypnotherapy

MSc CBT, BSc (Hon), Dip Couns, Dip C Hyp, Dip Hom, MBABCP/ MBSCH

Catherine is a Cognitive Behaviour Psychotherapist, Clinical Hypnotherapist and Mindfulness Practitioner. Over the years as a counsellor she became very interested in the concept of how our thoughts, feelings and  behaviour influence and interact with each other. Catherine has found, as a therapist, there are times when it is beneficial to use a combination of approaches that best suit a client and the difficulties they are experiencing. Thus, she integrates CBT with Mindfulness Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (MBCT), Acceptance Commitment Therapy and  Person Centred Therapy. She also runs Mindfulness meditation workshops.

Catherine also works as a Clinical Hypnotherapist and specialises in a range of issues such as: anxiety, depression, confidence issues, seasonal affective disorder (SAD), obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) stress, trauma, addictions, phobias (fear of flying, needles etc) weight Loss, and  public speaking. All client concerns can be treated with a combination of therapies or with one therapy depending on the issue and client.

Catherine teaches Counselling and Hypnotherapy at Colleges. She also works in Educational settings with children, families and school staff. She works with young people on an individual bases, using CBT/Hypnotherapy.

Catherine’s aim in therapy is to enable the client to become their own therapist, in this vein she works in a collaborative manner with the clients.  It is her belief that, a client who is involved in the therapy process is able to transfer the skills learnt in therapy to issues that come up after therapy has ended. 

As a therapist Catherine is extremely passionate about her work and is always excited to able to create and provide a safe place for you to learn more about yourself and to begin the process of change and acceptance of whom you are.

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