Justine is a qualified yoga teacher with 17 years of dedicated practice and eight years full-time teaching experience. She teaches dynamic alignment-focused hatha yoga classes for all levels, and gentle yoga. She also specialises in restorative yoga and mindfulness meditation and integrates these practices into her classes.
Justine teaches with clear, precise alignment instruction and breath awareness to awaken the physical body and mindful presence on and off the mat. Her aim is to guide students to practice yoga with confidence in a progressive way, adjusted to individual needs. She creates a calm and focused space where students can enjoy exploring the poses with full effort, whilst also opening to the inner experience of yoga, cultivating a sense of calm and integration. Students say they leave her classes feeling physically energised, centred and joyful.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
Justine has had a dedicated yoga and meditation practice for 17 years and has been teaching full time for eight. Drawing on her extensive practice in both the Ashtanga Vinyasa and Iyengar traditions, her style is dynamic flow with a strong focus on optimal alignment.
Justine trained at Triyoga in London, a leading centre of excellence, graduating with distinction in 2009, and later working there as an assistant teacher trainer. She completed restorative yoga teacher training in 2011 and meditation immersive study with several teachers most recently with Michael Stone in 2016. She continues to study and practice with her mentors from triyoga, Anna Ashby and Joey Miles.
For the last eight years she has been teaching yoga and meditation full time, logging over 2500 hours teaching, including one-to-one, group classes, workshops and retreats, in Sussex, London and abroad.
She has two teenage children and a special interest in developing yoga and meditation classes for teens, completing the Mindfulness in Schools UK teacher training course in 2017.