Julie Hanson, an energetic enthusiast of health and wellbeing, yoga teacher and author, now specialises in Seasonal Yoga, which she founded with Sue Woodd in 1995 and has written several books on over the years.
She has over 30 years of yoga teaching experience and has trained with Shiva Rea, Tony Lycolat and David Keil & John Scott amongst others.
Julie was one of the first people to bring Aerobics to Scotland in the early 80‘s and she has since run several successful fitness and wellbeing businesses, made a Fitness DVD with Carol Smilie and worked with high profile clients including Actor Robert Carlyle, Jim Kerr of Simple Minds, David ’Ohara (Braveheart) & Kay Adams.
She is co-director of the Seasonal Yoga Teacher training School in Glasgow, London & Finland and an Advanced Yoganatomy Practitioner.
Author published book: Deconstructing Yoga, with Professor Lon Kilgore, 2015
A Secular Guide to Learning & Teaching by Julie Hanson, Dr. Lon Kilgore (ISBN: 9780692348130) from Amazon's Book Store.
Owner, Seasonal Yoga Teacher Training School. Glasgow, Edinburgh, Livingston, Hamilton, Stirling, London, Finland, Sweden, - 2008 to current
Providing Yoga teacher training via a registered 200 hour RYT course over a 12 month period. In London, Glasgow, Finland and Sweden.
DVD’s Energy in Season 2020
A set of 5 DVD’s professional produced by Stephen Mulhearn with music by Bliss. These are on sale through our web site and provide our customers with detailed information on seasonal yoga and Chi Gung
Co- Author Published Book - ”Energy in Season”, 2009
The book 'Energy in Season' was first self published and then Lotus Publishing (re-published, 2010). The book is a guide to living a seasonal life featuring Yoga and Chi Gung. This book is used by teachers world wide as a guide to teaching Seasonal Yoga.
Chi Yoga School : Owner/Principal Teacher - 2003-2010
Teacher Training school for Yoga teachers. Holding courses in Glasgow, Perthshire and London. Evolved to the Seasonal Yoga Teacher Training school.
Chi Yoga Centre, Glasgow. Owner/Principal Teacher/Teacher Trainer. 2000-2010
A City Centre Yoga centre that provided the first centre for yoga classes in Glasgow.
Carol Smilie video “Changing Shape” with Universal Films, 1999
The video 'Changing Shape' was written by Julie and performed by Julie & Carol getting Carol back into shape after her third child.
Master Level Trainer, The Chi Ball method, U.K, 1994-2003
Training Fitness teachers in the U.K and Europe in the Chi Ball method.
Richey's Health club, operator fitness centre, 1985-1993
Richey's was a busy health club in Oswald St, Glasgow and included aerobics studios, weight training and a gym
“No Sweat”. Retail Business - 7 sports shops in Scotland and England. Owner. 1986-1991
Owner of a successful chain of sports shops specialising in Ladies sportswear.
Board Member/ Founder, Asset - the National Association of Exercise Teachers, London & UK. 1982-1988
Founder and board member of the first national Aerobic teachers association, providing the standard of accreditation set for Aerobics teachers in the UK. This is still the main training centre for fitness teachers in the UK.
Fitness consultant / sales: Reebok Shoe company, Scotland, 1984 -1987
Ran and organized `”Reebok Road shows” around Scotland.
Sport Aid - “the World workout“, 25 May 1986
Chief organizer / fund raiser / world workout teacher for Glasgow Sports Aid. Event organised alongside a group of unemployed young men, culminating in a workout for 15,000 people in the S.E.C.C Glasgow.
Physical - Aerobics business, Scotland, 1982 - 1993
Physical was one of the first business to bring fitness classes to Scotland. I trained in the U.S.A and brought Aerobics to Scotland and later, the UK. At its peak, Physical was holding more than 50 classes a week.