Ashleigh is a dedicated
yogi and nutritionist from South Africa. Ashleigh took her first yoga class in
1997, and knew from that day on that she would be doing yoga for the rest of
her life. She completed her 200-hour teacher training in Goa, India in 2009 and
has been teaching her creative Vinyasa flow classes in Johannesburg ever since.
She regularly revisits India, where continues to teach and learn. Ashleigh has
practiced many different forms of yoga, including Ashtanga, Iyengar, Bikram and
Vinyasa Flow and incorporates aspects of different styles into her classes. She
also does one-on-one yoga therapy, helping people to achieve an individualised
self-practice. Ashleigh also does yoga therapy for autistic children at the
Centre for Autism Research and Education.
Ashleigh is also a registered
dietician and her nutrition practice takes up much of her time. Ashleigh offers
nutritional consults to assist people in achieving their ideal weight, preventing
lifestyle related conditions, healing digestive issues and correcting hormonal
and neurotransmitter imbalances. Ashleigh believes in a balanced, natural and
holistic approach to eating and works with each person on an individual basis.
Ashleigh places an emphasis on eating as close to nature as possible and honouring
the environment as a means of choosing ways and methods of eating more
ethically and healthfully. She uses food, supplements and herbal remedies in
her approach to healing and also offers body fat, genetic and blood analysis as
part of her health assessments.