We’re delighted that the following six people have recently completed their training with YogaBugs and will be starting classes in the New Year. Our franchisees run classes in primary schools, nurseries and children’s centres as well as in private settings. Our teacher representatives run private classes and after school clubs.
Jane Swayne – YogaBugs Wessex
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Jane has worked with children for 16 years at a boarding school with the role of Head of Community Services, Boarding Staff Co-ordinator and Duke of Edinburgh’s (D of E) Award Leader. In 2003 Jane set up and ran the Kosovo Youth Education Programme (KYEP). The KYEP ran community programmes and annual Summer Schools for orphans of the Balkan war and worked with young people from all ethnic groups, inc those with special needs. Jane has been practicing yoga for 35 years and also trained as a contemporary dance teacher in the 80’s.
Danielle (Dani) Denton – YogaBugs (name tbc in Berkshire area)
E: Danielle@yogabugs.com T: 0845 863 0692
Dani is a mother of 2 young children and a health and fitness professional with 11 years industry experience teaching a variety of group and 1-2-1 exercise programmes. After working long hours in her previous role, Dani has taken on the YogaBugs Franchise to be able to spend more time with her family whilst teaching YogaBugs classes and passing on the great benefits we offer to children.
Jane Couper – Teacher Representative Glasgow
Jane works with children of a variety of ages and their parents to provide nutritional support and advice. Jane also has seven years of experience as a gymnastics coach working with children of all ages from pre-school through to club level. Jane has been practicing yoga for 3 years and as a mother of 3, she is aware of the very positive and calming influence yoga can have on children.
Emma Maeer – Teacher Representative Southampton
Emma initially trained with YogaBugs working for the Southampton franchise. Emma has re-trained and is excited to be setting up her own classes. Emma is a trained dance teacher and has worked with children of all ages from babies to primary school and secondary school children. Emma completed a British Wheel of Yoga foundation course in 2009 and has been practicing yoga for 11 years. Emma is recently back from maternity leave and is excited to start teaching YogaBugs again.
Emma Thomas – Teacher Representative Sutton Coldfield
Emma has experience of working with children as a classroom assistant in a primary school as well as working with in a nursery for a short time. Emma is also a freelance PR/writing consultant. She has 2 daughters and is excited to join her passion for working with children, with her passion for yoga which she has been practicing for over 14 years.
Laura Sykes – Teacher Representative Brighton
Laura has recently graduated from University with a BSc in Geology and has a 4 year old son who she looks after full time. Laura has been practicing yoga for several years and admires the YogaBugs ethos and unique way that we tackle issues such as increasing confidence in little ones.