If you would like to train with me and become a Power Vinyasa yoga Teacher or an Aerial Yoga Teacher please visit my dedicated yoga website for full details:


E-RYT, RYS-200, YACEP-40


I qualified as a Sivananda Yoga teacher in 2001 

I started practicing Ashtanga Yoga in the late 90s but my practice became more consistent when I started practicing under Sri K. Pattabhi Jois guidance, about 16 years ago - and while he was still alive, and at the Ashtanga Yoga Shala with Hamish Hendry (at Diorama) in London. 


My teaching style and practice gradually changed into Power yoga and Vinyasa flow when traveling in the US where I started exploring other styles of yoga. These were the years when modern styles of yoga as Power Yoga, Flow Yoga, Dynamic Yoga started to develop, with Shiva Rea, Brian Kest, Vinnie Marino, Annie Carpenter, Nancy Corcoran, and Erich Shiffmann, and Ashtanga Yoga with Maty Ezraty and Chuck Miller, as well as Kundalini Yoga with Gurmukh Khalsa in LA, and David Life and Sharon Gannon (Jivamukti) and Dharma Mittra in New York.

Back in London I joined Edward Clark’s “Tripsichore Yoga Theatre Company” (an avant-grad company that explores physical theatre, dance, acrobatics and yoga) and in 2007 I started performing worldwide in different shows until 2012. 


These were very intense years, working daily with Edward on the Tripsichore techniques, and I consider these to be the most formative in terms of personal practice and artistic development. 


The basic techniques based on the Ashtanga Vinyasa system of breath and bandhas integration still remain the foundation of my practice and teaching.


In 2010 I came across a new form of Yoga that sounded like the condensation of all my skills in one system: AntiGravity Aerial Yoga!

This system fused aerial slings, yoga, acrobatics and dance in one practice.

Intrigued, I went on to take my first Teacher Training in AntiGravity fundamentals 1&2, Aerial Yoga and Suspension Fitness in 2010, followed by AntiGravity Restorative Yoga Teacher Training 2012

AntiGravity Just Kids Teacher Training 2017

Being one of the first few AntiGavity Yoga teachers in UK, I brought this practice back to London, and started teaching regular classes straight after the course at Virgin Active and the London Dance Academy as well as privately.

In 2014 I founded Coco Yoga - the first and only Yoga studio specialised in Aerial Yoga in London, www.coco-yoga.co.uk

Our Shakti Aerial Yoga Teacher Training, YACEP-40hr  will be running in September 2019

Teaching Experience 
​2001 - present


I've been teaching Yoga since 2001 in London, starting at the Innergy Yoga Centre and Holmes Place, Lotus Lifestyle and Pulkhra Yoga as well as privately, Yoga West and Yoga Loft and several Health clubs. 

I also organised and held yoga holidays in Europe - Turkey, Spain, France, Italy and workshops worldwide


I'm the Founder and Owner of Coco Yoga Studio, a centre that specialises in Vinyasa Yoga and Aerial Yoga, in London, Hammersmith. Since its closure in January 2019 I've decided to travel and only teach residential Yoga and Aerial Yoga Teacher Trainings, Retreats and Workshops in sunny resorts worldwide. Please visit my dedicated website for details  www.cococlub..co.uk


I'm the Founder and Director of Shakti Power Yoga, 200hr Yoga Alliance Yoga Teacher training 


Training and Qualifications

Sivananda Yoga Teacher Training - 2001

AntiGravity fundamentals 1&2, Aerial Yoga and Suspension Fitness - 2010

AntiGravity Restorative Yoga Teacher Training 2012

Yin Yoga  with Norman Blair - 2016

AntiGravity Just Kids Teacher Training 2017

Tapasya Hot Yoga Teacher Training with Kristin Campbell - 2018



I am a registered Cranio-Sacral Therapist, graduated at the College of Cranio-Sacral Therapy with David Attlee in 2002 and a Naturopathic Nutritional Therapist, graduated at the College of Natural Nutrition with Barbara Wren in 2004

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