MEET THE TEAM

 

Sarah Clare Lawrence | Co-founder of The Yoga Family

Yoga Manchester

Formally a registered nurse, Sarah changed the direction of her career and her health in 2013 when she trained as a yoga teacher in Hong Kong. Since then Sarah has completed over 850 hours of certified yoga teacher trainings plus Reiki healing certifications to the level of Reiki master.

Sarah has used yoga and meditation to transform her physical and mental wellbeing; using the path of yoga to recover from a lower back injury, depression and anxiety. Sarah strives to inspire others to empower themselves and to transform their lives and wellbeing. Sarah is an advocate for self love and the personal journey of healing the body, mind and soul.

Qualifications

300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training | Yoga Beyond & Bryce Yoga |  Absolute Sanctuary Thailand

300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training | Ashtanga Vinyasa and Yin Yoga |  Kranti Yoga Goa

200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training | Hatha Yoga | Pure Yoga Hong Kong

Yin Yoga Teacher Training | Ashiyana Yoga Goa

Yoga for Trauma Training | Yoga Therapy Manchester

Reiki Master | Usui System of Natural Healing

 

Jane Lawrence | Co-founder of The Yoga Family

Hi I'm Jane (the one outside of the hot tub!) and I've been practising yoga EXTRA COPY, EXTRA COPY, EXTRA COPY

Jane began practicing yoga in 2013 to help ease long standing lower back pain. As a former dancer, Jane was extremely flexible so used the yoga postures to build muscular strength and improve postural alignment. Jane trained to be a yoga teacher in 2015 in Thailand.  After falling in love with teaching yoga Jane went on to qualify in Thai Yoga Massage in 2017 and Yin Yoga in 2018. Jane loves to see her students take on new challenges and watch their progress. She is inspired by how yoga positively affects the physical, mental and emotional wellbeing of every student.

Qualifications

200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training | Hatha Yoga | Ashtak Yoga Thailand

Thai Yoga Massage | Sunshine Massage School Thailand 

Yin Yoga Teacher Training | Ashiyana Yoga Goa

Yoga for Trauma Training | Yoga Therapy Manchester

 

Victor Stevens | Yoga Teacher & Thai Massage Therapist

The Yoga Family Manchester

Victor began practicing yoga in 2014 and immediately felt the benefits for his body and mind. Victor trained as a yoga teacher in Thailand in 2015 and went on to teach yoga in holiday resorts across Asia. In 2017 Victor trained in Thai Yoga massage. Victor brings Thai Massage to our yoga retreats, helping retreat guests to relax deeper and to relieve physical tension, aches and pains.

Qualifications

200 Hour Teacher Training | Hatha Yoga | Ashtak Yoga Thailand

Thai Yoga Massage | Sunshine Massage School Thailand 

 

Kim Thompson | Reiki Healer

The Yoga Family Manchester

Kim has been providing Reiki Healing treatments since 2008 when she completed her first and second degree in the Usui System of Natural Healing. Kim is fascinated by energetic healing, chakra balancing methods and crystal healing. In 2015 Kim began practicing yoga with The Yoga Family. Through regular yoga practice Kim has developed more physical strength and flexibility and a calmer mind. Kim loves that yoga and Reiki Healing are deeply interconnected, both practices bring about healing and positively enhance physical and mental health conditions. Kim is a regular attendee at  our yoga retreats and offers Reiki Healing to retreat guests and home treatments to individuals across Manchester.

Qualifications

First & Second Degree in Reiki Healing | Usui System of Natural Healing

 

OUR COMMUNITY

We feel very fortunate that The Yoga Family  is part of a greater community of like-minded people. We have received so much continued support from our friends, students and local businesses who all share the intention as we do, to be happy and healthy in body and mind. Thank you to all who support our journey!

Head Gardeners Amy and Kate have created a unique health food eatery in the heart of Hale village and offer inspiring nutritious food to all our Yoga students. The hardworking team at The Garden provide healthy breakfasts after our Yoga Express classes.   www.thegardenhale.co.uk

Head Gardeners Amy and Kate have created a unique health food eatery in the heart of Hale village and offer inspiring nutritious food to all our Yoga students. The hardworking team at The Garden provide healthy breakfasts after our Yoga Express classes.

www.thegardenhale.co.uk

We are grateful to be ambassadors for Sweaty Betty. The beautiful ladies at the Wilmslow store have continuously supported The Yoga Family events and provide us with work out wear that makes us feel strong and empowered.   www.sweatybetty.com

We are grateful to be ambassadors for Sweaty Betty. The beautiful ladies at the Wilmslow store have continuously supported The Yoga Family events and provide us with work out wear that makes us feel strong and empowered.

www.sweatybetty.com

Karen is a spiritual warrior, dedicated Yogi and our website guru.   www.byksp.co.uk

Karen is a spiritual warrior, dedicated Yogi and our website guru.

www.byksp.co.uk