we are a collective of experienced yoga teachers from unique and diverse backgrounds. Between us, our range of expertise and skills will provide you with a broad knowledge base. We have each carved out our own path and niche within the yoga industry and have a shared passion for the Real Flow Approach to teaching. We aim to bring out your full potential as an intuitive, original and authentic teacher.
down to earth / energetic / inquisitive
instinct module: practice, teaching methodology & yoga ethics
intellect module.2 & 3: yoga history & philosophy
intuition module: adapting to teaching contexts
Founder of Real Flow Yoga and creates and teaches on all courses. 25 years of yoga self-practice. 15 years of teaching yoga privately and publicly across all settings from 1-2-1 to group classes. Has taught over 10,000 class hours, been lead teacher on over 30 yoga retreats across Europe, over 20 workshops and events and 6 festivals.
Real Flow Yoga! Women’s wellbeing from pregnancy and postnatal to mums and babies yoga, flow yoga, pilates, thai yoga massage and primal movement.
West Ham United First Team Footballers, the over 65s, pregnant ladies, mums and babies, regular dynamic classes.
Shiva Rea, Edward Clark, Paul Grilley, Uma Dinsmore-Tuli, Richard Freeman
Prana Flow (250 hours), Tripsichore (140 hours) Jivamukti (180 hours), Ashtanga (80 hours), Sivananda (50 hours), Yin Yoga (50 hours), Thai Yoga Massage (50 hours), Pregnancy Yoga (80 hours), Classical Ashtanga Yoga (320 hours), Iyengar-inspired Hatha (200 hours), Vipassana Meditation (13 days), Pilates (100 hours)
BSc Banking & International Finance and MSc in Development Economics at SOAS University. Worked in the Bank of England as a Research Assistant then a Hedge Fund as a Fund Manager’s Assistant, leaving the City behind, aged 23 years old.
family life with 2 children
fluid / creative / grounded
instinct module: real flow yoga practices & the Art and Science of Teaching: teaching methodology , yoga ethics & mentoring
CPD workshops & mentoring
10 years of self practice – 4 years of teaching full time group classes, workshops, events, festivals, retreats and 121’s
Bess is a true pursuer of the flow. She skill-fully guides and empowers her students in their movement towards the flow state. She emphasises the subtle energy body, which is conveyed through her eloquent instruction and the quality of her hands-on assists.
10 years of self practice – 4 years of teaching full time group classes, workshops, events, festivals, retreats and 121’s.
Currently studying for 300 hours Prana Flow, Hatha (200 hours), Strala ( 200 hours), Elemental Mandala Vinyasa and Shamanism ( 100 hours), Geranda Samhita (30 hours), Prana Flow Modules- bhakti, circular power, movement mediations ( 69 hours), Thai Yoga Massage
flow: real flow yoga, prana flow, strala, yin,
regular travel to india for study with Sajaveen of Santi School of Yoga ( Hatha Yoga), Shiva Rea (Prana Flow), Tara Stiles ( Strala Yoga), Rod Stryker ( Para Yoga) , Elizabeth Garvey ( London Fields Yoga), Spike Warwick ( thai yoga massage), Jamie and Dulce (The Yoga People)
a wide- range of people who come to open classes, professional athletes, over 65’s
teaching regularly in beautiful studios around east and central London- www.bess-yoga.com
Fine Art Degree, Post Graduate in Drawing from Royal Drawing School – drawing, painting laughing, being outdoors, cooking, trying new things
bright / witty / articulate
intellect module.1: applied anatomy & physiology
She is currently owner and director of Fix, 2 multi-disciplinary sports injury clinic in East London. Practiced yoga for 20 years and has taught for 8 years she is the Co-Director and of yoga teacher training platform ‘Threes Physiyoga Method’. Helen was also a key practitioner at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic Games, and has also worked with the Canadian Snowboard Team and the Canadian National Triathlon team.
specialist physiotherapist in movement analysis and dysfunction.
Post-Graduate Diploma in Manual and Manipulative Therapy in (2007). First Class hons in Physiotherapy (Salford University).Bcs in Human Movement Science (Liverpool University) . Vinyasa Krama Yoga Training (200hr) Teachers include Julia McCabe, Meghan Currie and Seane Corn.
Ashtanga, Bikram, Vinyasa Krama, Anusara, Kundalini and Forrest yoga
to increase, safety in classes, empower teachers and bridge a gap between yoga and western medicine.
the great outdoors, skiing & snowboarding
empowering / supportive / playful
The 200-hr Teacher Training Course, Mentoring & future CPD & YAPTA Retreats
vinyasa flow and yin yoga delivered in a laid back, warm and friendly way.
practiced yoga for 15 years and carried out 700 hours of training over the last 4 years. She teaches regular classes in her hometown in Somerset and runs retreats.
women’s wellbeing. Empowering women and raising issues around menarch and female body Image, especially through the conduit of social media.
workshop and retreat series ‘Wild Women Wellbeing”.
Shiva Rea, Katy Appleton, Meghan Currie, Elena Brower, and Kathryn Budig.
Vinyasa Flow, Prana Flow, Yin, Pre & Postnatal Yoga, Teaching Yoga and Mindfulness to Teens, and Working with Yoga and Eating Disorders.
artistic / visionary / unique
CPD workshops in London
P A L E T A is a globally recognised movement performance artist. Her work is original, experimental and wholly mesmerising. She truly embodies the flow of her creative impulse and creates art in motion. In addition to performance she is a choreographer, a movement director and a personal creative movement coach. Her projects include collaborations with musicians and other artists and her latest feature is in the FKA Twigs X NIKE Campaign – ‘do you believe in more?’
Paleta will bring on the REAL flow to the Real Flow teacher training! Her unique style and expressive experimental approach to movement has culminated into her offering an approach to movement training which she calls CalmQuality. CalmQuality – is an holistic approach to her artistry that pervades into a way of living. The emphasis is on cultivating Calm (defined as solitude, patience, observation, trust and gratitude) to bring about more Quality into your movement, wellbeing and life. In the Real Flow Yoga Instinct Module, Paleta will offer CalmQuality to reveal an approach to creative flow.
flow yoga, yin yoga, ashtanga
to empower others to tap into their own gifts, unfold their truth and transmit that into their movement
Brian Rose (host & founder of LondonReal), FKAtwigs, NIKEwomen collaborators,
runwayhouse (trainings program), regular dynamic classes dancers, artists and anyone that wants to use movement as a form of self-expression
Earnest / Adventurous / Curious
intuition module: Business of Yoga and teaching across different contexts
+ 10 years of self practice beginning with Mysore style Ashtanga and yin. Teaching a broad range of students across the world from open classes, 1-2-1’s, corporate yoga, festivals, and yoga retreats. For the last 3 years she has been living in India managing the yoga and development of a surf and yoga retreat. Whilst in India she visits the Sivananda Ashram regularly.
Teaching yoga in magical retreat settings, including India, sri lanka and silver Island in Greece. Yoga for surfers and the intuitive breath based mindful flow. Swedish and deep tissue massage therapy.
A broad range of people varying from athletes, surfers, yogis.
Women's Wellbeing CPD
Pregnancy Yoga CPD & Postnatal Wellbeing CPD
Leni is an experienced London based midwife. She has assisted hundreds of women in birthing and breastfeeding their babies.
After a first degree in Psychology, Leni went on to qualify in Midwifery at King’s College London in 2011.
She has been employed by Guy’s and St Thomas’s NHS Foundation Trust for 7 years, working across many areas, from community caseload midwifery attending home births, to support of families on the busy postnatal ward, and high risk labor and birth care on the hospital birth centre.
Leni currently works as a Specialist Infant Feeding Midwife in the Lambeth community. So she has in-depth experience across pregnancy to birth through to postnatal care.
Leni is very holistic in her approach and has actively sought opportunities to learn and develop her practice, even traveling to Tennessee, USA, to study with her hero, birthing guru Ina May Gaskin on The Farm.
Leni will provide the important technical and in-depth understanding of pregnancy and labour that a pregnancy teacher should know. She will cover all the elements of ‘what to expect when expecting’ . She will also lead you through the anatomy and physiology of birth, explore the stages of labour, and also provide an impartial overview of the clinical and holistic options for pain relief during birth.
Leni grew up with yoga. Her mother is an experienced and well respected Iyengar teacher that trains others. Leni is also training to become an Iyengar teacher.
to empower women to experience birth positively. She is passionate about providing holistic support for women. She considers not just the clinical but also the psychological and emotional support of women and their families as of paramount importance to allow a women to achieve the most positive experiences and outcomes throughout her childbearing journey, whatever the nature of their journey.
Women's Wellbeing Educator
Well Womb Woman CPD
Debbie Clark is an experienced researcher, educator and presenter within the well-being sector. She has practiced yoga for over 30 years and has been teaching yoga for the past 8 years.
With a Research Masters in Sports and Exercise at Winchester University, she has researched and refined contemporary advice on lifestyle, diet and exercise and specialised in research into the menopause.
As a former lecturer and innovator in growth mindset and change management within the further education sector; she is expert in presenting information in an accessible format to a variety of audiences.
Debbie’s wealth of knowledge into women’s wellbeing will be shared during the well womb woman module. In particular her research into menopausal issues and health.
Debbie has practiced yoga for over 35 years. She has been teaching yoga in her community since 2002. In addition to her regular hatha yoga class, she set a popular beginners yoga class just for men.
October 2017 : Winchester University/ Research Masters MRes in Sport & Exercise
June 2002: Inner Yoga Trust / Teacher’s programme (Accredited by the BWY and Yoga Alliance)
July 1996: La Sainte Union/ BA (Hons) Post Compulsory Education
July 1993: Farnborough College of Technology/ BA (Hons) Post Graduate Certificate of Education