An Energetic enthusiast of health, Author Julie Hanson specializes Seasonal Yoga. One of the first people to bring Aerobics to Scotland in the early 80‘s . She has made a Fitness DVD with Carol Smilie. Amongst her clients are Actor Robert Carlyle, Jim Kerr, of Simple Minds, David ’Ohara (Braveheart) & Kay Adams. Having over 30 years of teaching experience and has trained with Shiva Rea, Tony Lycolat and David Keil & John Scott She is an Advanced Yoganatomy Practitioner,Yoga studio owner & co-principal of the Seasonal Yoga Teacher training School in Glasgow, London & Finland. Over the years she has had many T.V and press appearances Presented road shows for Nike and Reebok.
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
The shops specialized in Ladies sportswear. In particular Ladies Reebok shoes. It was a business that was backed by Steven Rubin who owned Pentland industries & the owner of Reebok at that time. The brief was to create a female sporting environment. The turnover at its peak was 2.8 million. The world famous runner Chis Brasher ( pacemaker for Roger Bannister ) took a close interest in the business and became a great friend. He also had an interest in Reebok at that time.
Board Member/ Founder, Asset - the National Association of Exercise Teachers, London & UK. 1982-1988
I was on the board and formed the first national Aerobic teachers association. Providing the standard of accreditation set for Aerobics teachers in the UK. We merged with the central London YMCA, in 1987 I sat on the board of YMCA for two years after the merge. 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. Holding shoe clinics in the leading sports shops around the U.K. Also worked in retail sales for women's fitness for Reebok for 2 years until I opened my own retail stores.
Sport Aid - “the World workout“, 25 May 1986
Chief organizer / fund raiser / world workout teacher for Glasgow. The event took place in 89 countries simultaneously. Sport Aid raised funds for Band Aid and UNICEF. 19.8 million around the world took part in the world workout or ran 10 kilometres with sponsorships or donations given to support African famine relief charities. 274 cities held official events . I was in charge of the main event in Glasgow. We had a workout for 15,000 people in the S.E.C.C Glasgow. I took 6 months to organize the event with a group of unemployed young men. This event was one of the most rewarding things I have done in my life.
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 .We then franchised into England. At its peak Physical was holding more than 50 classes a week. I moved the Business to Richey's in 1985.
La Sagessse - Newcastle upon Tyne
Numerous training / teacher training course over the years, with world leading educators.
PPL. Private Pilot license. 1973 - 1984, with a view to being a pilot. Thats another story !
Raced sailing yachts as as child & then teenager.
Very keen Snow skie