About Yoga Junky

Including Biography for Vanessa Dale

Vanessa’s Background

Vanessa’s background was as a PR Executive for a multinational IT company; her main role was event management. She took voluntary redundancy in 2000 and decided to use the opportunity to get away from the ‘rat race’ and retrain in a more fulfilling profession, in an area that she felt very passionate about, which was of course yoga.

Teaching & Training Since 2003

Although teaching yoga since 2003, since then her studies have been an on going process with qualifications in Jivamukti Yoga, Anusara Yoga, British Wheel of Yoga (BWY) Foundation Course, Advanced Yoga Anatomy, Yogabugs and is attuned in Reiki One, Two, Advanced and has her Reiki Masters.She is also due to qualify in Kundalini Yoga, Yoga Therapy and her BWY Diploma.

Through her studies she has developed her own style called Hathalini Yoga, an exciting fusion of Hatha and Kundalini yoga.

Yoga For Sports Market

Vanessa’s expertise has also veered into the sports market and she has run workshops for an established cricket team, and a South London premiership football team. The sports arena is now a huge market due to recent media exposure.

The world of sports now realise the benefits of yoga and are incorporating it into their training programmes, working on the ethos of ‘prehab not rehab’. Gently bringing strength and flexibility back to the body after injury, or as a preventative measure. For this focus Vanessa works with ‘Postural Analysis and Correction Alignment’. Using yoga to bring the body back to balance, and back into alignment.

Yoga For Business

Vanessa runs regular yoga classes for multinational blue-chip companies, bringing yoga into the workplace.

Private Tuition & Open Classes

She teaches at various health clubs, hot yoga, and has her own ‘open’ power yoga class, for those who want to get fit focusing on strength and conditioning with an emphasis on having fun. On top of this she has numerous private clients offering a tailor made program.

Yoga & Leisure Clothing

Her latest venture has been to develop a range of organic t-shirts for ladies and children.