Georgia is an Ashtanga Vinyasa practitioner and offers dynamic and fluid Vinyasa Flow classes and a modified version of the Primary Series. By balancing what students need and what areas of the body need assistance, both styles that she teaches pay attention to to connecting the breath with movement. This in turn focuses the mind and calms the ever constant chatter, whilst building strength, flexibility, and self-acceptance. As someone with a passion for empowerment, mental health, and self- love Georgia brings compassion and kindness to each and every class that she teaches.
Georgia completed her Yoga Teacher Training Course in March 2017 in Thailand. She then went on to travel and teach in Thailand, Cambodia, and Malaysia. Her yoga studies have taken her to Mysore India where she has practised under M. V Chidananda and studied with Sri BNS Iyengar.
How I Found Yoga
Without trying to sound too ‘cliche’; yoga completely changed my life. Throughout my teens I struggled daily with my mental health, suicidal thoughts and self harm were something that accompanied me everywhere I went. I had therapy and for a short period I felt ok. I travelled across Southeast Asia in 2012 and made it my goal to attend to a yoga class, I was eager to see how it would affect the negative chatter in my mind. Afterwards I stumbled out of the class on a cloud with the realisation that my mind was finally calm.
Fast forward a few years to my early twenties and the deep dark cloud of depression came flooding back into my life, this time hand in hand with anxiety. I was living a life in the corporate world and the stress hit me hard. Getting out of bed each day and facing the world became a battle.Reaching back into my mind, I was scrambling around trying to find something that would help me find solace. It took several months before I had built up enough courage to face stepping into a local yoga class. Once I did, I never looked back.
I now work with my mind not against it and I’m always looking for new ways to improve as a human being. I am still, and always will be, a work in progress like most of us. But, I would like to share with you what I have learnt, what has helped me, and what could help you.