Victoria qualified as a Sivananda yoga teacher in 1997 at the Dhanwanthari Ashram in Southern India. After gaining a Distinction in teacher-training, Victoria has taught yoga full-time in London and Essex.
After further study of Scaravelli and Purna yoga and having attended Advanced level training, Victoria has combined all these disciplines to create a style of yoga that is both intense and holistic, encompassing all the traditions of Raja and Hatha yoga. Victoria has worked with many sportsmen including the Essex cricket team and professional golfers. She also works as a yoga therapist in rehabilitation clinics.
Victoria has a Diploma and Post Grad in Pranayama under the discipline of Swami Gitananda taught by Philip Xerri.
Since 2011, Victoria has specialised in teaching Pranayama, the breath work, to those who suffer with stress-related symptoms such as anxiety, depression, insomnia, and lethargy. It has had amazing results and life-changing effects on the nervous system to bring about both psychological and physiological healing.
Victoria now has many doctors’ referrals for patients who need to learn how to breathe properly, through increased lung-capacity, rhythm breathing, breath-retention specialised for different ailments, switching on the parasympathetic nervous system and classical Pranayamas for general well-being.
Private therapy in breathing is booked with an assessment on the first session with personal programmes set for individual needs.
Victoria's teaching will guide you towards a complete anatomical understanding of each posture and a deeper spiritual awareness of the senses. The combination of improved breath control and guided meditation will contribute to an increased sense of internal and external well-being.