Courses, Inspiration & Reading

Although I qualified as a Personal Trainer in 2001 and a Pilates Instructor in 2003, what I now teach is a mix of the many different courses and workshops I have attended since then.

These include:

  • All levels of AiM (Anatomy in Motion) with Gary Ward
  • Gray Institute Endorsed courses with Thirst4Function
  • Freeing the Hips and Spine Alignment workshops with Kindy Kaur
  • Various Living Love courses with Jewels Wingfield
  • 3 years with Life Coach Tim Polkinghorne
  • Various BodyTalk courses, including Mindscape
  • Various workshops with Liz Bussey, Pilates Instructor and Craniol Sacral therapist
  • Rolfing Workshop and the 10 Series of sessions with Vivien Skelton
  • Somatic Coach Training with Brian Siddhartha Ingle
  • Feldenkrais workshops with Gunther Bisges and also Joan Winter
  • Health, Performance & The Human Predicament workshop with Frank Forencich
  • Living Brave course with Brene Brown
  • The River of Life: Respiratory Enhancement workshop with Tom Myers
  • Stalking the Wild Psoas workshop with Liz Koch
  • 5 Rhythms Workshops with Neil Pinnock

Reading list:

  • Anatomy Trains – Myofascial Meridians for manual and Movement Therapists by Thomas W Myers
  • Somatics – Reawakening the Mind’s Control of Movement, Flexibility and Health by Thomas Hanna
  • The New Rules of Posture by Mary Bond
  • Awareness Heals – The Feldenkrais Method for Dynamic Health by Steven Shafarman
  • How to Eat, Move and Be Healthy by Paul Chek
  • The Body Has It’s Reasons – Self-Awareness Through Conscious Movement by Therese Bertherat
  • What the Foot by Gary Ward
  • The Psoas Book by Liz Koch
  • Core Awareness by Liz Koch
  • BodyStories – A Guide to Experiential Anatomy by Andrea Olsen
  • The Endless Web – Fascial Anatomy and Physical Reality by R Louis Schultz and Rosemary Feitis
  • The Busy Person’s Guide to Easier Movement by Frank Wildman
  • Unravelling – Letting Go, Getting Well by Philip M Greenfield
  • Dynamic Alignment Through Imagery by Eric Franklin
  • Exuberant Animal by Frank Forencich
  • Curiosity Recaptured – Exploring Ways We Think and Move a collection of stories by Alexander Technique practitioners
  • Follow Your Gut – The Enormous Impact of Tiny Microbes by Rob Knight with Brendon Buhler
  • Your Body’s Many Cries For Water by Dr F Batmanghelidj
  • Gut by Giulia Enders