Philippa is a certified member of the Yoga Alliance Teaching Certification and has been practice yoga for over 15 years. She practices yoga daily, with a morning practices of Mysore, more dynamic yoga 5-6 days per week and a more restorative position focused Yin, Iyenga and Anusara type yoga later in the day. Before she became a fully qualified yoga teacher she had been teaching friends and step children/other children when ever she had a chance and managed to get many passionate in yoga themselves. She teachers a weekly evening class at Imperial College Ethos gym and cover at other gyms/yoga centres in South Kensington / Chelsea, whilst carry on with her consulting and coaching career part time. She is further studying other types of yoga including Vinyasa flow, anusara and budakon and studying pilates CQ Level 3. Having a good grounding in Pilates is essential to a safe yoga practice.
Philippa is type 1 diabetic diagnosed at age 10. She has an insulin pump and is insulin sensitive, meaning temperature changes, hormones, stress etc affect her blood sugar a lot more than it would other peoples. This meant she suffered a great deal of unexpected life threatening hypoglycaemia's, doctors did not think she would live past 21. Thanks to yoga and healthy living she has survived. Yoga has changed her life in so many positive, beneficial ways that she is passionate about helping others and helping them to achieve the benefits she has achieved.