East Staffordshire, UK
Advanced Yoga Sports Coach™
YSS Graduation Date: November 2009
I am Advanced Yoga Sports Coach™, Yoga Teacher and Martial Arts instructor. I have practiced yoga for 25 years, been a teacher for 8 years and have studied extensively in various styles of yoga and martial arts across the world. I have trained with some of the world’s leading martial arts and yoga providers, including being a qualified British Wheel of Yoga Teacher. I am a trained and experienced extreme martial artist performer, dancer and performer.
I also work with the Prison Phoenix Trust, teaching yoga in prisons and specialise in the area of mental health and physical restrictions. I have worked for a number of years with Mind, the charity that helps people take control of their mental health, Staffordshire Mental Health Trust and Asian Women’s Mental Health Group.
I work with Disability Direct and other organisations teaching chair based yoga for the rehabilitation of stroke patients, MS, disabled and injuries etc. along with older ages groups.
I am an Advanced Yoga Sports Coach™ and have completed Postgraduate Diplomas in Yoga Sports Science® and the biomechanics of yoga for sport. I currently mentor students studying with Yoga Sports Science®.
I work throughout the U.K. with a number of sports people, athletes, coaches, teams, and sports clubs across a wide and varied range of sports along with National Governing Bodies and physical performers, of all ages from grass roots to professionals and Olympians, both able bodied and disabled.
I work with a person - centred approach and understand the anatomy and biomechanics of movement within any given sport or discipline undertaken to achieve that extra edge of excellence needed for capitalising on achievement and performance.
Football including Derby County Football Club, Burnley Football Club, Sheffield Wednesday Football Club, Staffordshire Football Association and Football Association - St. George’s Park National Football Centre
County Cricket including Derby and Norfolk County Cricket Club
Martial Arts - World, European & U.K. Martial Arts Champions, GB Taekwondo
Climbing including Nottingham Climbing Centre
Elite Table Tennis - ETTA: English Table Tennis Association
Badminton including Badminton England
Dance - various different styles including Safe Dance Practice Lecturer for Urban Strides - Street Dance Teacher Training
Running - various distances
Yoga in Prisons
Fiona has provided Mentoring support for students on the Yoga Sports Coaching course.