Meet the team

 
 
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LuCY Aston

Founder / Yoga Teacher

Qualified children's and adult's yoga teacher, Lucy founded YOGADOO in 2016 after realising there was a real need for yoga and mindfulness to be taught in an accessible, non-spirtiual and engaging way in schools and communities.

Since then YOGADOO teachers has taught thousands of children and adults in fifty schools across Bath, Somerset, South Gloucestershire and Bristol.

Mum to nine year old Freddie, Lucy has practised yoga for twenty years and is passionate about promoting the physical and mental health benefits of yoga and mindfulness to as many people as possible, whatever their age or background.

As well as running YOGADOO and teaching children and young people in schools in communities, Lucy also teaches popular beginner's yoga classes for adults in Bath; including runner's yoga classes and BROGADOO (men's only yoga - which is fully booked every week!) Lucy also founded the concept of Hygge Yoga mini retreats at Combe Grove Hotel, just outside of Bath.

 
 
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Vicki jackson

Commercial Director

A former Footwear buyer for a leading brand, Vicki has over 20 years experience of working for a global brand in product management, commercial planning and business development.

Mum of two children, Vicki focuses on forging new commercial, educational and charitable partnerships for YOGADOO as well as working on YOGADOO’s new product development and events.

 
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ALICE DENNING

Yoga teacher and YOGADOO Events Manager

Alice is a qualified Children's Yoga teacher through Rainbow Kid's yoga and is in training as a mindfulness practitioner. Alice also helps with YOGADOO events such as holiday clubs and Hygge Yoga retreats at Combe Grove Hotel. Mum of two children, Alice has enjoyed yoga through classes and retreats for over fifteen years.

 
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SHULA SMITH

PR and Media relations (Compel PR)

One of the leading consumer and B2B PR professionals in the region, Shula handles YOGADOO's press and media relations through her agency, Compel PR. A keen yogi and mum of two boys, Shula is passionate about promoting yoga and mindfulness in schools.

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ty newton

Yoga Teacher

A primary school teacher in Bath with over 7 years experience in the primary sector, Ty is very excited to be involved with YOGADOO. She has seen the benefits of Yoga and Mindfulness for children of all ages both physically and emotionally.  She has completed her RCY Rainbow Kids Yoga Teacher Training, and runs YOGADOO Holiday Clubs as well as planning lots of other exciting YOGADOO events in the future.

 
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TRISH FAIRBEARD

Yoga teacher

A qualified secondary school teacher, Trish has worked in the health and well-being industry for nearly 30 years. She started out teaching aerobics in the late 80’s and is a 500 hour qualified yoga teacher. Subsequently Trish completed further accredited training in Pilates, Hot Yoga and Strala yoga and has also attended training workshops in acro yoga, Forrest yoga,  Ashtanga primary series, restorative practice and many more. Trish has three children and teaches yoga and runs workshops across Bath and beyond.

 
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ASTRAL BLANCHARD

Yoga Teacher Education consultant and Mindfulness practitioner

Astral is a part time primary school teacher in Bath and keen yogi. She has completed her mindfulness training for adults and further advanced training on how to use mindfulness with children in and out of school. 

Mum of two children, Astral has seen first hand the huge benefits a mindfulness and yoga practise can have for both adults and children and believes it's vital for children to learn coping strategies they can use in this ever changing, stressful world. 

Astral runs YOGADOO Holiday Clubs and leads the YOGADOO mindfulness training for primary school aged children and adults. She also advises YOGADOO yoga teachers on using yoga as part of the national cirriculum. 

 
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JADE LUCK

Youth worker and well-being practioner

Mum of two living in Bath. Jade has practiced yoga since being introduced to Ashtanga when she was 19 years old and enjoys both yoga and mindfulness for its benefits to her physical and mental well-being. 

A psychological well-being practitioner trained in cognitive behavioural therapy, and solution focused therapy, Jade is also a trained youth worker and has worked with young people in a range of settings over the past 12 years. A qualified mindfulness practitioner, Jade has seen the huge benefits on how it can reduce feelings of stress and anxiety with young people.

Jade leads YOGADOO mindfulness training for young people and teenagers.