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Meet the Earthlife Team

Hilde Bysheim

PROPRIETOR & THERAPIST
SPORTS & DEEP TISSUE, NIEL-ASHER TECHNIQUE, HOLISTIC MASSAGE, PREGNANCY MASSAGE, PREGNANCY HYDROTHERM MASSAGE, FACIALS, BODY TREATMENTS, EAR CANDLING & REIKI

Hilde is originally from Norway, but has lived in London for 25 years. She started her therapy career in 2000 with learning Reiki, after being told she had ‘healing hands’. Seeing the results she was getting with Reiki healing and enjoying making people feel better, Hilde decided to learn more. The main treatments she offers are Sports/Deep Tissue Massage...

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Our Instructors

Sona Sharma

PREGNANCY YOGA
MUM & BABY YOGA
HATHA YOGA
YOGA NIDRA

Sona has been following the yoga philosophy since childhood and began practicing asana/postures, breathing and meditation for over twenty years now. Her love of the subject has led her to study and qualify as a teacher with with with the Sivananda Yoga...

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Caroline Kelly

DYNAMIC HATHA YOGA
TEEN YOGA
PREGNANCY YOGA

Caroline was first introduced to yoga many years ago whilst on her travels around India, and since then she has been practising and loving yoga.

Caroline teaches Hatha, Teen and Pre and-Post Natal Yoga, and incorporate the different the different styles she has...

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Louisa Koussertari

HATHA YOGA
YOGA FOR RUNNERS & CYCLISTS

Louisa’s background originates around track running, marathons, cross training and kettlebells – all of which highly vigorous and intense on the body, whilst working within a corporate stressful environment for the last 15 years. During this time she..

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Heather Mikkelsen

PURESTRETCH

Heather Mikkelsen have over 25 years experience in the fitness industry, teaching in NYC and London. She is originally from Brooklyn, NY and she brings that Brooklyn vibe to all of her classes. Heather’s classes are all about having fun and training hard. In addition to Stretch & Tone classes, she is also a gym...

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Jackie McCaul

IYENGAR YOGA

Jackie McCaul is an Iyengar Yoga teacher qualified to Junior Intermediate level 2. Since discovering Iyengar yoga fourteen years ago, regular practice has led to a greater understanding of the many benefits yoga can bring into daily life and as a teacher she enjoys encouraging other people to experience this. Jackie's classes are disciplined yet...

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Rebecca Scott

BALLET FOR ADULTS (Ballet4Life.com®)

Originally from the North East, Rebecca began dancing at Prima Academy of Performing Arts, Tyne and Wear when she was aged six. She went on to attend the Preston Dance College to study ballet, national, tap, modern and graduated in 2010 with Advanced grades in all four subjects. Whilst at college..

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Zita Palosi

PREGNANCY YOGA

Zita started yoga over 20 years ago, having practiced different styles she qualified as a vinyasa flow yoga teacher in 2013, and has been teaching ever since. She has continued her training in ashtanga yoga in India at the KPJAYI and also learnt from world-famous teachers like Kino Macgregor, Richard Freeman and John Scott...

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Bonnie Ryckova

Currently on Maternity Leave

POST NATAL PILATES
PILATES
THERAPEUTIC STRETCHING

Bonnie originally studied Economics, Marketing and Management in Prague and worked for various companies in Europe until 2009 when she became a Master Personal Trainer and lower back exercise specialist. She studied ...

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Kay Johnson

LOTTE BERK METHOD

Kay trained with Lotte Berk, a modern ballet dancer from Germany who found her way to London during the war in 1935. Kay has 38 years experience teaching Lotte's amazing method of giving her students a strong,toned and elegant form.

"I have continued to read and learn over the years ...

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Nicky Whiteford

LOTTE BERK METHOD

Nicky trained as a ballet dancer and discovered Lotte Berk in 1988 when she started going to the Lotte Berk studio on Fulham Road - she was hooked.  Gay Christie then asked Nicky if she would consider becoming a teacher.

Nicky's class aims to keep your body strong and and supple, whilst improving your posture and shape....

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Robert Clarke

LOTTE BERK METHOD

After 10 years as a professional ballet dancer touring the world with various ballet companies, including Northern Ballet Theatre, Robert found the Lotte Berk technique to be the best way of maintaining his fitness level while running a busy life. Whilst taking a class at the studio in 2001, he was asked to train as a teacher by Gay Christie, Director of...

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Ris Widdicombe

PILATES
POST NATAL PILATES

Ris has been teaching and studying movement for a long time through different media. She started in Mime and Physical Theatre working with several drama schools and theatre companies. Ris has worked in the fitness industry for many years, working at all major health clubs in... 

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Farzin Ash

PILATES

Farzin has always enjoyed exercise and in particular Pilates and finally got to train as a Pilates Instructor with Stott Pilates in Canada in 2010.

Farzin has been teaching since 2011 and constantly attending other classes and courses and adding to her knowledge. She mainly works for gyms in West London and Age UK. She...

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Samantha Wright

BUGGYFIT

Samantha is a licensed Buggyfit Instructor and Personal Trainer. She worked in the city as a corporate lawyer for 10 years before having twins nearly 4 years ago and a son 20 months ago, so she knows exactly what it is like trying to juggle young children and exercise! Samantha has had a passion for sport and...

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Our Therapists

Jaleh Ishani

AROMATHERAPY, FACIALS, SPORTS & DEEP TISSUE, HOT STONE MASSAGE & PREGNANCY MASSAGE

Whilst working as a criminal lawyer, Jaleh passed her Holistic Massage Diploma at night school and began treating family and friends. She found that she enjoyed massage so much that she decided to change her career. She went on to qualify in Sports, Indian Head, On-site, Pregnancy, Infant Massage and Aromatherapy and...

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Daniel Rollins

OSTEOPATHY

Daniel Rollins is a registered Osteopath and graduate of the London School of Osteopathy. His career in the manual therapy and fitness arena began over 10 years ago, initially qualifying as a gym instructor/ personal trainer and then as a Sports Massage Therapist and Pilates Instructor. Daniel then found Osteopathy and, inspired by its...

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Joanna Oates

NUTRITIONAL THERAPY

Joanna first became interested in nutrition while suffering from digestive problems and chronic fatigue. After following the advice of a Nutritional Therapist, she made a full recovery and now enjoy robust health and energy levels. Joanna was so impressed that she decided to retrain to become a Nutritional Therapist. In her practice, Joanna sees clients from all age groups who all have different health...

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Johanna Harkaniemi

HOLISTIC & DEEP TISSUE MASSAGE, HOT STONE MASSAGE, PREGNANCY MASSAGE, FACIALS, CRANIOSACRAL THERAPY, REFLEXOLOGY & REIKI

Johanna’s interest in complementary therapy started already as a child having a grandfather who was a self taught healer. She has a back ground in health and fitness and having had a lot of different treatment herself and feeling the benefit, made...

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Kiran Gill

CHIROPRACTIC

Kiran has always been very active in sports, from playing fotball, tennis and horseback riding since a young age. After graduating from university, she started managing a group of chiropractic offices in Toronto, where she not only began maintenance treatment to stay fit herself, but also learned how Chiropractic improved the quality of life for those ...

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Sue Malin

SPORTS MASSAGE, PREGNANCY MASSAGE & REFLEXOLOGY

Sue has always had an interest in complementary health so decided to enroll in a Holistic Massage course in 2003.  Having qualified and seen the benefit that massage can give to her clients and having a keen interest in Sport she went on to study a BTEC Diploma in Sports and Remedial Massage Therapy with the London School of Sport...

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Amanda Dixon-Nuttall

HOLISTIC MASSAGE, REIKI, FACIALS

Amanda is an experienced massage therapist, intuitive reiki practitioner and skilled aesthetician. She trained in body work and facial treatments over thirty years ago and has worked in the industry for some years. During a career break to raise her family she pursued other goals such as running a rowing course for groups post cancer that enabled individuals to...

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Andrea Allardyce

ACUPUNCTURE, REFLEXOLOGY

Andrea's career in complementary therapies began after training as a Reflexologist and Massage Therapist in 1999. After a few years working in a busy clinic in Chiswick she saw the powerful ability of alternative therapies to heal and improve the overall wellbeing of her patients...

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Yvonne Eklund

CRANIOSACRAL THERAPY

After leaving school Yvonne left her home in Lapland to pursue a career in nursing which was interrupted by the all consuming business of bringing up a family, after which she enjoyed a career as an Art Consultant. A chance introduction to Reiki by an acquaintance rekindled Yvonne's interest in health care and drove her to find out more, joining classes and learning about related fields. Yvonne discovered cranio-sacral...

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Rebecca Rychlik

HOMEOPATHY

Rebecca graduated from the Centre for Homeopathic Education in 2007 and was privileged to learn from some of the most eminent homeopaths practising today.
Her commitment to her patients is to practise and apply homeopathy to the best of her ability, working together with them, restoring long term natural good health, vitality and...

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Our Workshop Instructors

Katherine Whitby

BABY & CHILD RESUCITATION,
BABY FIRST AID

Katherine Whitby founded Baby Steps in 2006, after recognising the need for a relaxed, friendly service addressing common parental concerns. Katherine, a Paediatric Nurse, Health Visitor, Certified Baby Massage Instructor and Mummy, started her career at Great Ormond Street Hospital ...

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John Hunter

ALEXANDER TECHNIQUE

John Hunter is an internationally recognised teacher of the Alexander Technique and is a past Chair of the Society of Teachers of the Alexander Technique (STAT) and founder Trustee of the Charity for the F Matthias Alexander Technique, he has taught at the Royal Academy of Music, the University of Roehampton and the Actors Centre; run Alexander teacher-training..

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Karen Young

MEDITATION & MINDFULNESS

Karen Young is highly experienced in teaching meditation from beginner to advanced level and from individuals to corporate clients. She is an expert adviser for a number of magazines on this subject and has written widely on all aspects of meditation. 

Karen is also a qualified practitioner in Spiritual Healing, Spiritual Meditation, Holistic...

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Victoria Cochrane

LABOUR & BIRTH WORKSHOP

Victoria is an experienced midwife and antenatal educator, who has worked in all areas of midwifery in several busy London teaching hospitals.  Victoria feels incredibly passionate about supporting women to achieve their 'good birth'. Knowledge is power and by having evidence and information, women can then be prepared...

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Karen Rawlins

REIKI SHARE GROUP
REIKI I, II, MASTER

Karen is a Reiki Master Teacher and runs Reiki Shares, a Reiki distant healing group and Reiki courses from Reiki 1 through to Reiki Master Teacher. She combines this with a successful career as a Training Consultant and looking after 1 husband, 3 children, 2 bunnies and a Border Collie!

As with her own training, she teaches Reiki in a...

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Rosie Gray

HYPNOBIRTHING

Rosie is a Katherine Graves trained hypnobirthing teacher, birth and postnatal doula, based locally to Kew. She feels passionately that good antenatal, birth and postnatal support is an important foundation for a positive and empowering birth experience and this can bring long-term benefits to a mother and her family. Her philosophy is one of nurture, care and encouragement, so that...

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