Mountain yogi; likes mountains, yoga, meditation, ice-climbing, hill running, Zen, dogs, mountain biking and generally being outside. Penny is trained in Zen Yoga, a Japanese Buddhist tradition teaching practices to foster wellbeing, develop awareness of body-mind and cultivate our ability to live life fully and fearlessly.
Penny is a qualified teacher with a long career in education specialising in Buddhism, Philosophy of Religion and Beliefs in Society. She is also a keen mountaineer with many years of experience climbing in the UK, European Alps as well as Norway, Canada and the Himalayas. Yoga, meditation and climbing have been constant themes in her life, complementary practices that nurture and satisfy both body and mind.
She trained with the British Wheel of Yoga and holds a BWY Foundation Certificate in Yoga and a 200 hours Yoga Teacher Training in Zen Yoga. She is registered as an RTY200 with Yoga Alliance and is also a trained Meditation and Mindfulness Teacher. She has continued her yoga journey with the Seasonal Yoga Academy and now holds an Advanced Seasonal Masters Certificate. She is a trained Meditation and Mindfulness Teacher and is a trainee Junior Zen Teacher with Zenways.
Penny is a qualified Mountain Leader, holds a BASP Emergency Outdoor First Aid Certificate and is a member of the Mountain Training Association.