About – Pol
Pol Qualified as a Classical Ashtanga Yoga instructor in 2007 at Yoga-Indea in Mysore, India. In 2012 he returned back to Mysore to qualify as a Yoga Alliance 500 hour Advanced Classical Ashstanga Yoga instructor. He first came into contact with Yoga in the early 90’s through a friend and again in the late 90’s when a family member took up a daily practice to help with back pain after child birth. He views yoga as an intelligent exercise system which can bring varied benefits to Body and Mind. Pol includes Pranayama and Meditation techniques within his classes.
We are the light upon our path – yoga will show us exactly where upon that path we are.
About – Paula
Paula trained and studied to become a Yoga Teacher in 2011 with Brenda Louw of ChillOut Yoga, Movement and Anatomy in the beautiful surroundings of Aberfoyle, Scotland. She has also studied Vinyasa Krama yoga under Srivasta Ramaswami, who was a student of T. Krishnamacharya. Paula teaches a blend of Hatha , Vinyasa Flow and Yin Yoga and specialises in Yin Yoga , AcuYin and Yoga for Beginners. Paula regularly holds workshops on different aspects of yoga, meditation and well-being.
Paula deeply knows that she is and always has been on the right path. She acknowledged this in 2008 when she found herself walking the 764km of the ‘Camino de Santiago’. This meditative and enlightening walk across Spain took her 36 days and on her return brought her to the door of Yoga Meditation Healing Glasgow. She opened it and walked through and today, eleven years on, the journey continues.
Paula is a fully qualified and RYT 300 hour Yoga Teacher and is currently studying a Foundation Yoga Therapy Course.
Russell is a fully qualified RYT200 Yoga Teacher in Classical Ashtanga, Ashtanga Vinyasa and Hatha yoga. He teaches levels from complete beginner to intermediate level. He trained and qualified with Yogacharya Bharath Shetty at Indea Yoga in Mysore, India. He is very grateful for his time in Mysore as it greatly deepened his knowledge of yoga asana, not just to teach, but to also use it effectively to help people of all ages with any health issues that they may have.
He decided to become a professional yoga teacher to pursue what quickly became his passion and to use the knowledge he has gained so far to share the benefits of yoga with anybody who has the need or desire to learn.
About – Eleanor
Eleanor originally began practicing yoga in 2008 due to a bad back, she found yoga removed the need for regular pain killers and it became an integral part of her physical, emotional and spiritual health. In order to learn more she undertook her Yoga Teacher Training with Brenda Louw at Chillout Yoga. She also studied Sivananda yoga at the Sivananda Ashram in Kerala, India in 2011, Chakra Yoga under Anodea Judith at Kriplau in America in 2012 and undertook further Chakra yoga study with Anodea Judith in Ireland in 2014.
Eleanor enjoys teaching general level hatha yoga in various forms and is particularly interested in the dynamics of the energy body and the chakras. She holds regular workshops on Chakra Yoga and also runs a regular class at her day job working with women who have experienced abuse. She finds great reward in this and seeing the benefits students experience from their practice.
Eleanor also found Reiki in 2008 and since then has gone on to become a Reiki level 3 practitioner. She has a regular yoga and meditation practice and in 2014 discovered shamanism whilst visiting a retreat in Tenerife that featured both shamanism and yoga.
Michele is a fully qualified Registered Yoga Teacher (200 hours) and Thai Yoga Masseuse. He trained and qualified with Yogacharya Bharath Shetty at Indea Yoga in Mysore, India and studied a two month Practitioner Development Course with Yogacharya Vinay Kumar, the founder of Prana Vashya. He has been taught the importance of breath and discipline.
Michele has been lucky enough to find inspirational teachers in Glasgow, India and Thailand; each with something unique to teach. They made deep impressions on Michele who formed his own practice to now share with you.
Michele teaches the vinyasa based Prana Vashya sequence Mondays and Fridays and Pranayama on Tuesdays. He also teaches Thai Yoga Massage one to one sessions and introductory workshops.
Laura is a fully qualified Registered Yoga Teacher, RYT200. She qualified in Ashtanga Vinyasa Flow Yoga with Yoga Nisarga in Goa, India in 2015. Laura enjoys teaching yoga to practitioners of all levels and experience. Laura teaches Monday and Thursday lunchtime. More to follow!
Aga has been guiding sound healing baths and other related spiritual and life enhancing activities since 2012. Aga works her healing magic through her beautiful Tibetan singing bowls, Koshi chimes and other instruments as well as her own voice. She combines a scientific background (PhD in Natural sciences) and her intuitive nature to heal, improve and introduce more balance in life. The wonderful sound baths, group sessions and 121 session have been changing many people lives for the better.
About Shahana – Pilates Teacher
Shahana has been professionally involved with body work, fitness coaching & Pilates for many years, she has a deep understanding of the body and uses her knowledge within Pilates and these other modalities to help individuals create a healthier body and lifestyle. Shahana is qualified to teach Pilates for pregnancy and to assist recovery from back pain. Her classes are open to both men and women. You can contact Shahana for further information and advice about her Pilates classes in Glasgow at the “Contact Us” section.
Natalie’s introduction to yoga was through pregnancy yoga classes with Francoise Freedman, in London, 2012. Francoise’s classes became integral to her well-being and after giving birth, Natalie went on to complete her 200hr RYT training in 2013; she’s been teaching ever since.
Natalie’s style is influenced by Vinyasa Flow, Forrest Yoga and has its roots within the Ashtanga family of yoga. Classes are fun, flowing, uplifting, nurturing and they are always adapted to meet the needs of the students she is teaches.
Natalie also holds regular classes for children (both in schools and one-to-one). She specialises in helping children with learning and behavioural challenges.
Yoga truly is for everyone, no matter what age or level of flexibility – The various classes held at Yoga Meditation Healing strive to reflect this belief. For details of all Yoga & Meditation classes, Workshops, Retreats, or Complementary Therapies we offer: Contact us Here: