Qualifying in 2002, I have developed a thriving private practice now based in central Chichester and at home in Littlehampton and at The Natural Health Centre in the town. I have taught continuously full time since I graduated.
I honed my skills working at a Hospice, a prestigious Health Resort, an Osteopathic Clinic in London's west end and as part of the council run Adult Education programme. More clinical experience followed and a range of bespoke workshops for corporate clients with local connections. Nowadays I can run workshops on or off my Chichester site.
My background of 20+ years in financial management as part of a large organisation has helped in my own business and produced strengths in my teaching, for example with problems associated with poor posture and stress leading to neck and back pain and related conditions such as anxiety, RSI and IBS. Personal interest in walking, golf and horses helps me understand associated problems for people whose lifestyle choices are outside of the office.
Generally healthy I suffered for many years with acute migraine attacks and a weak back leaving me with persistent neck problems. This led to my finding the Alexander Technique and my surprise redundancy to training to teach it. More recently I have beaten osteoporosis and now feel in better health than I did in my 30's.
Member of The Society of Teachers of The Alexander Technique. Trained to teach at Brighton Alexander Training School by John and Carolyn Nicholls, now The Alexander Technique College www.alexander-technique-college.com
Professional member of BACKCARE, the charity dedicated to reducing the impact of back pain.