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Beverley specialises in therapeutic applications of yoga, meditation, movement and rest, creating a nurturing space for each individual to honour their needs as they find their way to feeling resourced and balanced, at any stage of life. She combines her extensive experience across the fields of Yoga, Psychotherapy, and Yoga Therapy in both private practice and group classes, and around Perinatal Life in specialist classes and sessions. Beverley is accredited with the internationally recognised Yoga Alliance (E-RYT500), and a Registered Member with the BACP (MBACP). 

Yoga can offer us so much. It provides a truly balancing set of practices to help us build resilience and melt stress: simultaneously calming and energising; strengthening and softening. It provides a space to come back home to our selves, facilitates self-awareness and compassion, promotes our natural healing abilities, and gives us resources to manage the ups and downs of life. Yoga, in its many forms, is a wonderfully nourishing gift to give to ourselves, and I love sharing it.    

I aim to make my classes and sessions supportive, inspiring, and accessible to all. Most importantly, I always encourage us to listen within. Yoga, whether it takes a physical form or not, is really a practice of awareness and connection - sensing within, feeling into what is right for each of us individually, and giving space and permission to honour that. 

I am personally inspired by therapeutic practices which resource and balance us, and love sharing creative forms of Yoga Nidra, Yoga Somatics, Restorative Yoga, and intelligent Flow. As well as movement and meditation practices, I work therapeutically with clients using a range of powerful techniques, processes, and perspectives to support the inherent health of our whole being. This includes working with experiences such as stress, anxiety, depression, trauma, exhaustion, or feeling 'stuck'. I'm currently completing my Professional Doctorate in Psychotherapy with the University of Edinburgh, for which I'm exploring the bridge between Psychotherapy and Yoga.

Within my Therapeutic Yoga offerings, I specialise in 'Womb Yoga' - empowering women through practices which support physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health throughout the cycles of life, from menarche to menopause. I am particularly experienced in offering support for fertility, pregnancy, birth and the postnatal period, and have been passionate about supporting these rites of passage since studying the Anthropology of Childbirth in my undergraduate degree at St. Andrews. I have also undertaken Doula training to offer service in birth keeping to mamas and their families.

I feel honoured to have been able to study and work extensively with incredible teachers and therapists around the world. I take an integrative approach to my teaching, drawing inspiration from a range of traditions and styles, and synthesising the elements to best suit each unique student or gathering that comes together - while always teaching from my heart. 

As much as I love to teach and share Yoga and associated practices, I am foremost a practitioner and student. I feel particularly indebted to Ateeka and Uma Dinsmore-Tuli, among others, for their continued inspiration and support. With their guidance, I am continuing my deepening into practices of somatic awareness and movement, regenerative rest, the fluid body, and the wisdom of cycles, as well as exploring the nature of energy and integration in the physical and subtle bodies.

Connection - with nature, culture, creatures, and the cycles and mysteries of our universe - fulfils and sustains me. When I'm not on my mat or buried in books, I love sharing conversation, good food, and laughter with my fellow adventurers in life. I also love to travel and explore new territories and possibilities - especially where there is warmth and sunshine!

To read about students' experiences, please visit the Praise page.


Professional Development

  • Professional Doctorate in Psychotherapy: On the Bridge between Yoga and Psychotherapy - University of Edinburgh, Scotland, supervised by Seamus Prior (expected completion summer 2018)
  • Natural Bodies: Anatomy & Movement for Yoga Teachers - Gary Carter, Edinburgh, Scotland (2017 - 2018)
  • Somatic Bodywork Practitioner Training - Ateeka, Somatic Awareness Institute, Oslo, Norway, and Tuscany, Italy (2016 - 2018)
  • Relax and Renew® Advanced Training: Therapeutic Applications of Restorative Yoga - Judith H. Lasater, San Francisco, USA (2017)
  • Susie Orbach: Autumn Lecture - The Sutherland Trust, Edinburgh, Scotland (2017)
  • Donna Farhi Immersion: Moving from the Core - Donna Farhi, Edinburgh, Scotland (2017)
  • Men On The Couch Conference - Confer, London, England (2017)
  • Sadie Nardini Yoga Retreat - Sadie Nardini, Callander, Scotland (2017)
  • Relax and Renew® Restorative Immersion - Lizzie Lasater and Adelene Cheong, Malaga, Spain (2017)
  • Yoga Anatomy In Action! Workshop Series - Host and co-teacher (Yoga Nidra for enhanced learning integration) with Chris Kummer; Edinburgh, Scotland (2017)
  • Creativity, Sexuality and the Cycles of our Lives CPD - Teaching Assistant to Uma DInsmore-Tuli, Oslo, Norway (2017)
  • Total Yoga Nidra for Creativity and Vitality - Teaching Assistant to Uma Dinsmore-Tuli, Oslo, Norway (2017)
  • Yoga for Fertility and Menstrual Health CPD - Teaching Assistant to Uma Dinsmore-Tuli, Oslo, Norway (2017)
  • Eco-Psychotherapy - CONFER Online Training (2017 - 2018)
  • Therapeutic Presence and the Self-Object Function - John MacFadyen, Scottish Association for Psychodynamic Counselling, Edinburgh, Scotland (2017)
  • Working with the Body in Counselling and Psychotherapy: Exploring the Subtle Processes of Embodied Attunement, Empathy and Integration - psychotherapyUK, Glasgow, Scotland (2017)
  • Donna Farhi Immersion: Spinal Integration - Donna Farhi, Gold Coast, Australia (2016)
  • Embodied Psychotherapy - CONFER Online Training (2016 - 2017)
  • Relax and Renew® Restorative Yoga Teacher Training (Judith H. Lasater certified) - Adelene Cheong, Arundel, England (2016)

  • Aqua Yoga Somatics: Natural Waters on Earth - Ateeka, Somatic Awareness Institute, Sardinia, Italy (2016)
  • Well Woman Yoga Therapy (Womb Yoga) - Teaching Assistant to Uma Dinsmore-Tuli, Yogacampus, London, England (2016)
  • Yoga Teacher Training and Living Food Chef Certification Course - Leader and Mentor with Radiantly Alive, Ubud, Bali (2016)
  • Donna Farhi Immersion: Origins of Alignment - Donna Farhi, Edinburgh, Scotland (2016)
  • Yoga Therapy for Better Sleep -  Lisa Sanfilippo and Heather Mason, Yogacampus and The Minded Institute, London, England (2016)
  • Yoga and Hypermobility - Jess Glenny, Edinburgh, Scotland (2016)
  • Embodied Approaches to Psychotherapy - CONFER, London, England (2016)
  • Aqua Yoga Somatics: Diving Deeper - Ateeka, Somatic Awareness Institute, Tuscany, Italy (2015)
  • Postnatal Yoga Teacher Training - Judy Cameron, British Wheel of Yoga, Perth, Scotland (2015)
  • Hypermobility on the Mat - Susanne Lahusen, Yogacampus, London, England (2015)
  • Well Woman Yoga Therapy (Womb Yoga) - Uma Dinsmore-Tuli, Yogacampus, London, England (2015)
  • Primary Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy - Centre for Stress Management, Edinburgh, Scotland (2015)
  • Aqua Yoga Somatics: The Fluid Matrix - Somatic Awareness Institute, Cornwall, England (2015)
  • Total Yoga Nidra - Uma Dinsmore-Tuli, Yogacampus, Stroud, England (2014)
  • Restorative and Healing Yoga Teacher Training - Ateeka, Somatic Awareness Institute, Edinburgh, Scotland (2014)
  • Into Life - Madhurima, Centre for Conscious Heart, Copenhagen, Denmark (2014)
  • Yoga Therapeutics, Alignment and Adjustments: Level II Teacher Training - Chris Kummer, Damien de Bastier, Edward Clarke & Daniel Aaron - Ubud, Bali (2014)
  • Prenatal Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training - Jennifer More, Ubud, Bali (2013)
  • Yoga Somatics Teacher Training -  Ateeka, Somatic Awareness Institute, Oslo, Norway (2013 - 2015)
  • The Hero's Journey - Body, Bhagavad Gita and Bhakti: Level II Teacher Training - Nicki Doane, Chris Kummer, Edward Clarke, Dave Stringer & Daniel Aaron - Ubud, Bali (2013)
  • The Essentials of Psychosynthesis - The Psychosynthesis and Education Trust, Edinburgh, Scotland (2013)
  • Yoga, Neuroscience and Mental Health - CONFER and The Minded Institute, London, England (2012)
  • Shame: The Ubiquitous Yet Hidden Core of Mental Pain - CONFER, London, England (2012)
  • Tantsu (Somatic Bodywork) - Ateeka, Edinburgh, Scotland (2012)
  • Sex and the Counselling Room - Relationships Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland (2012)
  • Yoga for Kids and Families - Cayetana Rodenas, Rainbow Kids Yoga, Edinburgh, Scotland (2012)
  • Beyond Interpretation - CONFER, Edinburgh, Scotland (2012)
  • Biomechanics and Yoga Therapy Teacher Training - Martin Kirk, Space + Light Yoga, Singapore (2012)
  • Solution-focused Brief Therapy & Narrative Therapy - John MacFadyen, Edinburgh, Scotland (2012)
  • The Mindful Practitioner - CONFER, Edinburgh, Scotland (2012)
  • Pregnancy Yoga Teacher Training - Judy Cameron, British Wheel of Yoga, Dundee, Scotland (2011 - 2012)
  • Yoga and Story (Philosophy and Mythology): Level II Teacher Training - Simon Borg-Oliver, Alanna Kaivalya, Chris Kummer, Edward Clarke, Dave Stringer & Daniel Aaron - Ubud, Bali (2011)
  • Yoga Anatomy Teacher Training - Leslie Kaminoff, The Breathing Project, New York, USA (2011 - 2013)
  • Being Yoga - Omega Institute, Rhinebeck, USA (2011)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy - University of Edinburgh, Scotland (2010-2012)
  • Yoga Teacher Training (300hr, Yoga Alliance RYT200) - Dena Kingsberg, Simon Borg-Oliver, Alanna Kaivalya, Chris Kummer, Edward Clarke, Emil Wendel & Daniel Aaron - Ubud, Bali (2010)
  • Certified Professional Coach Training - ICA, Shanghai and Global (2010-2012)
  • Yoga Mentoring - Yama Yu, Shanghai, China (2009 - 2010)
  • Somatic Experiencing: Hanna Somatics, Yoga, and Feldenkrais Method - Bodyworks, Shanghai, China (2009)
  • Foundations in Functional Movement - Bodyworks, Shanghai, China (2008)
  • COSCA Postgraduate Certificate in Counselling Skills - University of Edinburgh, Scotland (2006)
  • MA (Hons) English Literature and Social Anthropology, with Philosophy - University of St. Andrews, Scotland (2003)