Kronberg, GermanyThe profound effects of yoga, fitness and sound nutrition became part of her lifestyle when Gillian was a student in High School. She was inspired to share this empowering experience with others. Although a graphic designer, she chose to pursue a career in fitness where she could share her passion with as many people as possible.
Gillian is both a certified yoga instructor as well as an ACE certified fitness trainer. She studied Ashtanga yoga under the gentle, caring instruction of Shankara Darby, who was born in Mysore, India, and studied under Sri K. Pattabhi Jois.
As a fitness professional Gillian has led a diverse and interesting life, teaching group classes and private clients, presenting workshops and at conventions all over the world, appearing on television, contributing to magazines (including Flare, Canada), and most recently: as the trainer and choreographer of Susanne Froehlich's DVD "Yoga Macht Froehlich".
Gillian's approach to yoga is creative, as well as effective. She combines her sunny personality with her knowledge, humor and experience, to make your yoga practice both motivating and challenging.
"You have to trust in something: your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life" Steve Jobs