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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
RESTORATIVE YOGA

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 styles she has styles she has experienced over the years..

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Rebecca Tieken

PREGNANCY YOGA

Rebecca has been practising yoga for 17 years. She discovered yoga in her late teens growing up in Spain and has carried on practising ever since. Rebecca started as a Midwife working in the NHS, but preferred really getting to know the women she was supporting, and so she left the NHS and now works as an Independent Midwife (a midwife who works...

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Frankie Arpino

YOGA FOR RUNNERS

Frankie's passion for yoga started 20 years ago when training to be actor and has been her constant companion ever since. It gave her the space to breathe and rest,  keeping mind and body in balance leaving her feeling energized and rejuvenated. Her talent for performance, dance and movement has evolved over the years and..

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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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Louisa Koussertari

HATHA YOGA, TEEN YOGA
YOGA FOR RUNNERS

Louisa’s personal and continued journey of being a yoga student & teacher allows her to learn, develop, and share wider, routes to access this whole practice with others. Through tried, tested and studied methods she aims to offer accessible tools for each individual, understanding and...

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Linda Hall

TAI CHI,
POST NATAL PILATES

Linda Hall’s love of fitness and dance started from an early age. Having danced her way through childhood, Linda first qualified in Exercise to Music with the YMCA in 1992 but it was martial arts that really appealed to Linda after meeting the inspirational Chinese Grand Master Leung Guo Qiang, famous throughout Southern...

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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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Chris Christodoulou

BALLET FOR ADULTS - Ballet4life.com®

Chris is originally from Cyprus and started his dance studies in the UK as a beginner in adult ballet. After graduating a Visual Performing Arts course at the University of Brighton, he continued his dance studies in Athens, Greece, where he obtained a Diploma in Dance Teaching..

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Ris Widdicombe

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 West London and has been teaching Pilates...

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Farzin Ash

PILATES, PURESTRETCH

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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Bonnie Ryckova

PILATES

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 Pilates with Michael King, the founder and Director of the Pilates Institute UK and clinical Pilates with the Australian Physiotherapy...

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Our Therapists

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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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 principles and practice, further...

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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 she saw the powerful ability of complementary therapies to heal and improve the overall wellbeing of her patients. Andrea wanted to increase her knowledge and...

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Nova Horn

AROMATHERAPY, SPORTS MASSAGE, HOLISTIC MASSAGE

Originally from New Zealand, Nova moved to the U.K in 2001. With an interest in the health and beauty industry she managed a treatment clinic in Putney. With a wide range of treatments tried and tested Aromatherapy stood out as something she would like to pursue. She went on to study aromatherapy becoming passionate about essential oil combinations and their...

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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 suffering from chronic...

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Tara Scott

SPECIALIST WOMEN'S HEALTH PHYSIO

Tara is a Specialist Women’s Health Physiotherapist, ‘Mummy MOT’ practitioner and mother of two. She is passionate about helping women on their journey with getting their physical and emotional wellbeing back in harmony during pregnancy, postnatally & beyond. Tara treats a range of issues such as incontinence, pelvic floor issues, back and pelvic...

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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 therapy after herself being...

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Lucia Garcia

HYPNOTHERAPY

Since a very young age Lucia was drawn to the field of holistic therapies and healing. She always knew she wanted to work in an area that would help people to find their own sense of self and power. After a few years of training in the field of psychology she realised she was looking for an approach that would allow her to go deeper into the exploration of human complexities, and thus she...

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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..

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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 and well-being. Rebecca has been based in Richmond and Kingston since the Autumn of 2010...

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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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Our Workshop Instructors

Katherine Whitby

BABY & CHILD FIRST AID
BABY WEANING

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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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 she has experienced over the years. She completed her 200...

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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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Louisa Koussertari

HATHA YOGA
YOGA FOR RUNNERS

Louisa’s personal and continued journey of being a yoga student & teacher allows her to learn, develop, and share wider, routes to access this whole practice with others. Through tried, tested and studied methods she aims to offer accessible tools for each individual, understanding and supporting that each...

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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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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 the Sivananda Yoga Centres in London, Austria and India, and the British Wheel of...

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