Jemima Ratnam BIO

Why Me?

My education and training todate have been extensive and varied to say the least!  I have a unique combined skill set in Fitness and Yoga and I believe the experience I bring to your training will be rich and interesting! 
In that, I have trained in many different types of Fitness and holistic programs in the UK and India (from high Energy/high intensity athletic type to dynamic fast and/or calm and restorative and therapeutic yoga styles), and they have all equally enriched and contributed to my unique teaching style and approach today!
In addition, I have a proven track record of many years of service in the fitness and holistic industry.
I continue to be a student so that I could be the best teacher/Instructor/coach/Mentor that I can be, to help you in your journey!

My 11 year career in the Fitness, Yoga&Wellness Industry and having worked for large gym chains such as Virgin Active/Classics  and other corporate and private entities,  I can confidently say that my training as a teacher/coach is well rounded and solid, with a varied  skill set and knowledge base with a  wealth of experience under my belt.

  • I am a Chartered level II Yoga Alliance Professionals  (UK)registered Hatha Yoga teacher (teaching since 2008),
  • REPs (UK) Level 3 Personal training diploma in Special populations including GP Referrals,
  • Certified YIN Yoga Teacher (Sarah Lo,UK, 2018)
  • Certified Restorative Yoga Teacher (Triyoga UK, 2018),
  • Certified WillPower Method Level II Instructor (International)
  • Certified Aerial Dynamic Yoga Teacher (UK, 2018)
  • LesMills Advanced Instructor (UK & International) since 2009!
  • Also trained in Virgin Active (UK) Signature programs to include Reformer Pilates, BARRE, Floor BARRE, PUNCH(Boxing & Interval training) & HEAT (High Energy Athletic Training).
  • I also hold a UK Honors degree in English & History and a Postgraduate degree in Cultural Studies and Critical Theories.

My approach:

A no-nonsense honest approach, looking at ‘all’ of You!

My teaching methodologies:

There is no one way to teach, there is no one way to learn!

My expectations of You:

Just do your best, give yourself the time you need to make the necessary changes! Be stronger than your excuses!

My philosophy:

To thine own Self be True!


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