Yoga Training and Teaching
Cheryl has trained in and taught Ashtanga, Core, Seasonal, Vinyasa and Flow Yoga classes as well as Pre and Post natal classes over the years, and for a long time as free community classes. She is a Yoga Therapist and has completed her 200 hour and additional 300 hour Yoga Teacher Training Programmes, with many years of teaching following. Cheryl was also recently the first yoga teacher in the UK to be awarded (RPYT) Registered Prenatal Yoga Teacher accreditation by Yoga Alliance, meaning that she has extensive prenatal yoga teaching experience and has completed advance training in this field.
Cheryl has also undertaken teacher training in Core Strength Vinyasa Yoga and Yoga Anatomy with the inspiring and world famous yoga teacher Sadie Nardini. Cheryl has trained over the years with David Keil, world renowned yoga anatomy and ashtanga teacher (David’s anatomy teaching’s are used as part of YogaBellies yoga teacher training core syllabus.)
She has also completed ‘With Child’ Pre Natal Yoga Teacher Training. In addition to this, has completed further Pre and Post Natal Yoga Teacher Training and Children’s Yoga Training (including Mum and Baby Yoga) with the British School of Yoga (BSYA.) She has also completed Advanced Post Natal Yoga teacher training with Francoise Freedman of Birthlight. Cheryl is a Pelvic Health specialist, having trained with Shannon Crow, focusing on repairing pelvic floor dysfunction and diastasis recti.
The Feminine Tantric Arts and Meditation
Cheryl is a qualified Mindfulness-based CBT (Cognitive Behaviour Therapist) and has also undertaken training with Tanisha Tankrika of Star of Ishtar of facilitating Red Tent workshops for women and also on the Maiden Mother Crone and Goddess archetypes. Cheryl is a graduate of Kara Maria Ananda’s Women’s Healing Arts programme also. She has studied to become a certified Transformation Meditation Teacher and undertook further training and gained certification on teaching Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras, as yoga philosophy is of special interest to her.
Cheryl’s work with women has now taken her to Singapore where she currently resides, growing the YogaBellies family from the East. Her specialist interests while here have been TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) and Taoist sexual health practices, including use of the Jade Egg and has undertaken training with Hilary Kimball and Tamara Mercieca, furthering her journey towards empowering women’s physical and mental health.
Cheryl works in the area of women’s sexual wellness embracing feminine Tao Tantric practices and is also a Vaginal Steam Facilitator and Herbalist, having trained with Keli Garza and Kristen Gonzalez. She has also trained in moon medicine and aligning the menstrual cycle with lunar cycles for balance and hormonal wellness. Cheryl is also trained in Arvigo Abdominal Massage and uses these techniques together to empower women using ancient techniques to restore vitality and wellness to all aspects of their lives.