Our Teachers

Annie Cryar  IYN, BSc. Cert.Ed.(1974) Dip.Shiatsu, MRSS (T) 

Annie has been practising and studying Yoga for 43 years. Her interest in the movement of energy flow in the body took her from her original career as a trained teacher to learn and teach Shiatsu, Qigong and Yoga.  She is Co -Director of the Shiatsu College Qigong teacher training programme, creator of the college’s accredited Anatomy Physiology and Pathology course and principal of Shiatsu College, Hastings. She has recently become a certified teacher of the  ‘Yoga for Healthy Lower Backs‘ programme, evidence based Yoga therapy from a successful large clinical research trial. 

Inspired by many teachers; Zowie Martin, Rosabella Jordan, Marilyn Freedman, Trish Peake, Helen Noakes Sandra Sabatini, Elizabeth Paunce, she values the discoveries of self practice above all.

Zowie Martin BWY

Zowie Martin is a British Wheel of Yoga teacher and a Thai Yoga Massage practitioner.With 13 years experience of teaching a variety of classes, one to ones, workshops and retreats she holds regular drop-in classes in Hastings, St Leonard’s, Battle and surrounding areas for gentle, general and intermediate level, as well as specialist groups for pregnancy, mum and baby and over 60’s and believes Yoga should be accessible to all.

Zowie Qualified in 2004 with a British Wheel of Yoga Teaching Diploma and in 2006 went on to complete a BWY Yoga for Pregnancy teaching module. Her post graduate studies include workshops with Gary Carter, Peter Blackaby, John Stirk and currently, a course in mindfulness training with Cathy-Mae Karelse


Rosabella Jordan IYN, Dip. Shiatsu, MSc.Complementary Therapy

Rosabella has been teaching Yoga for 35 years. She qualified as a Shiatsu practitioner with the Shiatsu College in 1995 Her work is inspired by Vanda Scaravelli and she has taught with Sandra Sabatini, a student of Scaravelli and author of ‘Breath’. Rosabella is the Director of the BTEC Yoga teacher training at Morley College, Westminster University.

Rosabella worked closely with the late Marilyn Freedman to inspire Yoga students from around the world.