Gail

Hi, my name is Gail.  In addition to being team coach for The Yogologist, I will be teaching on the Pilamaya Teaching Training in the Algarve and London.  I have been practicing yoga for over 20 years; having completed the Pilamaya Teacher Training last year I…

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Natalie

Hello my name is Natalie, I come to the Pilamaya team with a strong background in academia, I am a midwife, shiatsu practitioner, yoga teacher and mum. My journey with yoga began many years ago and I finally trained to teach in 2016 on the…

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Shaura Hall

  Shaura Hall is the founder of The Yogologist and creator of the Pilamaya Yoga 220 Hour Teacher Training Course. Shaura trained as a yoga therapist with the Minded Institute which gave her the tools and confidence she needed to embark on a spiritual study of human beings that…

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The Minded Institute

Victoria Coady

I have been practicing Yoga on and off since my early teens and more intensively over the past ten years. As my interest in Yoga grew I became aware of Energetic Healing and became a practitioner of Seichem Reiki and Traditional Reiki and trained in…

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Muna

Hi  I’m Muna and I will be delivering workshops &  modules on practical applications of teaching Yoga asana and also be a personal student supervisor. My journey with Yoga began about 16 years ago with Ashtanga and continues to date. My areas of interest are the practice of Yoga to survive being in…

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The Minded Institute

Carolyn Holmes

Carolyn has been working for Minded since October 2016 as course administrator and personal assistant to Heather Mason. Carolyn’s background is in the legal sector and marketing, after graduating from Law School she spent 5 years working in the City as a Marketing Adviser in…

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Noela

Hello I am Noela, I have spent years training as a pilates teacher and have a strong background in anatomy, I undertook the Pilamaya training in 2016 and have created my own form of intelligent movement as a result of my recently acquired combined expertise….

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Jac Hurley

Hi I’m Jac I will be one of the team working together on our journey. I have known Shaura for a number of years as I became one of her Kundalini Yoga students and found the yoga crazy and amazing at the same time but stuck…

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Tracey

Hello, my name is Tracey. Yoga came to me at a very difficult stage in my life, but that short time in class left me relaxed, uplifted and gave me the tools to tackle whatever life threw at me.  Almost 20 years’ on, yoga still has the same effect,…

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Nicole Schnackenberg

Nicole Schnackenberg is a psychotherapist, a 200-hour yoga teacher and a trainee child psychologist at the Tavistock. She currently divides her time between her doctoral studies, her position as a trustee of the Body Dysmorphic Disorder Foundation and her facilitation of the Eat Breath Thrive…

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Veena Ugargol

Veena Ugargol is a Yoga Therapist for Mental Health specialising in helping people manage symptoms of stress, anxiety, depression and PTSD. Veena also delivers cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) based-interventions within CNWL NHS Trust, where she works as a Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner. Veena practices yoga privately as well as teaching…

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Natalia Read

Natalia Read is a GP in South East London.  Natalia is originally from Russia and has nearly 30 years’ experience in paediatrics, A&E, obstetrics and gynaecology, and general practice. She has been working as a GP in the UK since 2000. Natalia developed her interest…

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Colleen Westling

Colleen first rolled out a yoga mat over twenty years ago when she chose Yoga101 at university, not recognising that the yogic path would be her chosen road. After university Colleen worked as a Toy Designer for several years while maintaining a personal yoga practice….

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Judy Grill

Yoga became a valued part of Judy’s life when the stress of a job in industry in her early twenties gave her anxiety and backache. Judy had no idea how unhappy she had become until a friend suggested doing yoga and recommended a great teacher….

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Janice White

Janice discovered yoga nearly 15 years ago and wishes she had found it sooner! She originally qualified as a teacher with the Sivananda Yoga organisation in 2010 and has been teaching in studios, complementary health centres and private settings since. The Sivananda Teacher Training programme is…

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