The Teaching Faculty
The Good Vibes Founder and Director heads up the course with experienced teacher, Holly Warren, co-teaching. The visiting teachers include John Stirk and Gary Carter as well as Anna Low who teaches anatomy, Daniel Simpson who teaches a current take on Philosophy and Ben Wolff who teaches the essentials of what makes yoga, yoga! Between us we have over 120 years of combined teaching experience! We all have our unique take on how relevant yoga is in our modern stressful times and how you can best serve your students.
Led by Good Vibes Founder and Director Nahid de Belgeonne. Nahid is a British Wheel of Yoga accredited teacher with a passion for sharing the healing powers of the ancient craft with all levels and abilities. Trained by renowned international teachers, Nahid teaches Embodied Yoga Flow, Restorative Yoga, Meditation, Yoga Nidra and Somatic Movement - her emphasis is on intelligent movement and helping others find ease in the body. Continuously refining her skills and exploring new disciplines, Nahid has embarked on a 4-year training programme in Feldenkrais, an educational method focusing on a heightened awareness of movement, which can improve your felt sense.
Nahid works with the curious beginner, right through to those who are training to become Yoga teachers themselves. She has also worked with a respectable roster of corporate clients including, Orange, Mac Cosmetics, Estee Lauder and ASOS. Nahid has been the Women’s Health UK yoga expert as well as well as the yoga expert for Aveda UK.
Her aim is to demystify yoga yet still demonstrate the magic of this powerfully timeless technique.
Holly Warren is a life long student of Yoga. Her ability to convey movement dialogue in an accessible and intelligent way comes from her eclectic background as a professional contemporary dancer, leadership development facilitator and international retreat teacher. She integrates these threads into her teaching alongside yoga nidra and mindfulness. Holly has over 1600hrs teacher training experience. She acknowledges her parents for their non-dogmatic introduction to the ethics and pillars of Yoga.
John Stirk has been teaching Yoga and Mind-body movement for 40 years. He has recently published his third book: “The Original Body”
John graduated as an Osteopath in 1983 at the College of Osteopaths in London, where he subsequently lectured in Bio-Mechanics and Practical Osteopathy and was made a Fellow of the College in 1995.
Anna Low is an extremely experienced body-worker, Anna is qualified in numerous massage modalities and teaches Anatomy, Physiology and Complementary Therapies at Brockenhurst College and private academies.
Ben Wolff is an experienced Yoga Nidra teacher, with a wide understanding of contemporary scientific research into meditation, neuroscience and other fields related to Yoga Nidra. He also lectures with Dr Lucy Clarke and Nirlipta Tuli on "Yoga and Clinical Psychology in Society" to post-graduate PHD level psychologists, is part of the recently launched think tank by Heather Mason "Yoga 4 the NHS" and is co-course designer and co-tutor of the CPD Advanced Yoga Nidra for teachers and therapists.
Daniel Simpson has a master's degree in Traditions of Yoga and Meditation (from SOAS in London), and teaches yoga philosophy for the Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies. He is also a devoted practitioner, having first encountered yoga in India 20 years ago. His courses combine this experience with the latest research, drawing on his skills, as a former reporter for Reuters and The New York Times, to make complex subjects feel accessible.