Amelie Cresswell

Amelie first came to yoga in 2012 when expecting her first child. Such was its impact on her own motherhood experience that she decided to train as a baby yoga instructor, and later as a pre and postnatal yoga teacher, and fertility yoga instructor. She also holds a Yoga Alliance qualification in […]

Nicole Sauseng

Nicole Sauseng lives in Trumau, Austria where she runs her own swimming school called Aquababy. Nicole created two workshops in water: Aqua Fun4Kids” – an aquatic playground with psycho motoric background and “Aqua Move&Sound” – a connection between music and water. In 2014, she introduced the “Aqua Move&Sound” workshop at […]

Kiki Katsikari

Kiki Katsikari is a Birthlight Baby Swimming teacher located in Greece. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Physical Activity and Sports Science and a Master’s degree in Physical Activity and Quality of Life. She has worked with young children since she was 18 years old and became a Baby Swimming […]

Grace Min Zhou

Grace Min Zhou is based in Shanghai and Suzhou. She graduated in applied mathematics while beginning her yoga journey in 2003 to become a full time yoga teacher by 2009. Since then, she has explored therapeutical, physical and metaphysical dimensions of yoga in India (Kerala and Rishikesh), combining her learning’s […]

Vivianna Chiang

Vivianna comes from Taiwan and was drawn to Birthlight’s positive teachings while she was in college. She completed Birthlight’s Level 1 Baby Swimming in 2009, Toddler & Special Baby Swimming in 2011 and became a Birthlight Tutor in 2019. Vivianna is continually enriched by Birthlight theory. She is a swimming […]

Jane Collins

Jane Collins is a Birthlight Teacher and Tutor for Perinatal Yoga and Birthlight Yoga for Maternity Health Professionals. She is also a fully qualified Sun Power Yoga and British Wheel of Yoga Teacher. Jane has been practicing yoga since she was a teenager and has been teaching a variety of […]

Nima Keshavarzi

Nima began tutoring for Birthlight in 2019. She is a certified Birthlight Aquanatal Yoga and Perinatal Yoga tutor in Russia and the Middle East. Nima started her yoga journey in 2005 and took a leap in 2007 to become a yoga instructor. Soon she discovered a Birthlight aqua yoga class […]

Gill Bann

Gill came from a dance background and started teaching swimming in 2000. This has taken her on a journey coaching many disciplines from special needs to competitive swimming. After a defining car accident a number of years ago, she was recommended yoga and never looked back. Gill qualified as a […]

Belinda Staplehurst

Belinda has been a Hatha Yoga Teacher since 2000 and is a Senior Yoga Teacher with Yoga Alliance. She grew up in France but is based in the Midlands, UK. Belinda joined Birthlight in 2015 as a Perinatal Tutor after completing multiple Birthlight diplomas specializing in land practices. Belinda has […]

Emma Philip

Emma has practised yoga since 2006 and is a Birthlight Tutor for the Baby Nurture Massage, Baby Yoga and Toddler Yoga training courses. She is a qualified Children’s Yoga Teacher, Independent Yoga Network (IYN) Adult Yoga instructor and a BA(QTS) Hons qualified primary school teacher. Emma combines her expertise as […]

Gisela Collazo

Gisela began teaching Birthlight’s Prenatal Yoga course in Zürich, Switzerland in 2005. She is a certified Birthlight Tutor in Perinatal Yoga, Postnatal Yoga and Well Woman Yoga and continues to teach the Perinatal courses in Switzerland and Germany. ​Gisela’s passion to support families in their transition to parenthood led her to […]

Kathryn Offer

Kathryn has always been drawn to water. A chance telephone call with Dr Françoise Freedman started her journey with Birthlight and the quest for the fluidity of movement on land and in the water through yoga. After the birth of her two children, Kathryn’s interest in yoga was rekindled and […]

Judy Kou

Judy has been a tutor for Birthlight’s Baby Swimming training course since 2015. She began her Birthlight journey in 2007 when she was a new mother who couldn’t find any baby-led swimming programmes in Taiwan. In 2008, she became a Birthlight advocate and started Birthlight Taiwan, organizing Baby Swimming and […]

Sunny Shan

Sunny has been a Birthlight Baby Swimming tutor since October 2019. She first joined Birthlight in 2013 and started Birthlight China, organizing Birthlight’s Baby Swimming training courses. She takes great pride in the 100+ baby swimming schools who have adopted Birthlight’s pioneering methodology and the 400+ tutors teaching Birthlight technique […]

Marion O’Connor

Marion became Birthlight’s first Baby Yoga tutor over 20 years ago, following a career as a Japanese stockbroker. Passionate about the subtle power of yoga, Marion qualified with the British Wheel, then trained with Dr Robin Monro’s Yoga Biomedical Trust, soon rising to senior therapist working alongside Robin.Marion is Birthlight’s […]