Blanche Thompson

Title: Teacher

Blanche has been practicing yoga since 2005. She has completed her 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training Diploma, Yoga for Kids and Special Needs. She has also completed a 2 year Iyengar teacher training course and Diplomas in Pranayama and Meditation.

She travels regularly to India where she further develops both her knowledge and practice with local teachers, where there is a strong emphasis placed on the breath. 

Blanche has over 30 years experience working with children and adults in community settings.

She teaches two regular classes here in the Studio on Tuesday ( Beginners ) and Friday ( Mixed Ability ), runs Family Yoga Workshops and provides one - to - one sessions for children with disabilities.

She has completed the Programme - Yoga for the Special Child (Sonia Sumar method) - Basic One and Two (143 hours) and Yoga for the Special Child CE course in Autism and ADHD (18 hours) and has worked with children and adults with specific needs including Autism, Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, ADHD, Multiple Sclerosis, Cri Du Chat, Brittle Bone, Anxiety, Fibromyalgia, Epilepsy and teaches in a mental health unit.