Balance Bec (Rebecca Black) is an E-RYT + YACEP with Yoga Alliance. Previously a member of Yoga Alliance UK since 2008.
She is an experienced + talented yoga teacher, passionately promoting health, wellbeing + purposeful living in the French Alps.
'The more balance we create for ourselves on the mat, the more balance we can create in our homes, work, communities + environmental impact'
She has dedicated the last 15 years to bringing this passion to life with classes, workshops, events + retreats within mountain communities in the French Alps where she now calls home.
Together with a love of nature + experienced in the great outdoors + mountain sports, she offers classes + events to her mountain community + visitors to compliment their mountain experiences. She works both independently in the community and with travel + tourism organisations.
She is dedicated to her local community students + is proud to be part of a growing wellness movement that has established the profile of yoga as a relevant + complimentary service for both snow + summer seasons in the mountains.
The roots of her yoga teachings are a balance of traditional (Hatha + Patanjalis 8 limbs + Traditional Chinese Medicine TCM) and modern understanding of movement, breathwork + wellbeing practices.
Educated, enlightened + empowered by principal teachers:
Julie Hanson + Sue Woodd of the Seasonal Yoga Academy Hatha, Vinyasa, Qi Gong, TCM (100hTTC and principal teachers since 1999)
Tiffany Cruikshank of Yoga Medicine - Yin Yoga, Meditation, TCM, Sequencing, Functional Anatomy, MFR (120h + ongoing studies)
Vidya (Jacqueline) Heisel of Frog Lotus Yoga + Suryalila Retreat Centre Vinyasa Flow 2008 (200h TTC)
Further refined by over 2 decades of practice + studies with a guardianship of educators including
Jambo Truong (Functional Anatomy, Meditation, Forrest Yoga (35h) + East-Asian traditions + Reiki) (2005 to date)
David Keil (Anatomy + Adjustments 50h) (2008-2010)
Bernie Clark + Stuart McGill (2019) Yin Yoga + Spine health (8h)
Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Dhanwantari, Neyyar Dam India (2006) (200h)
John Scott, David Keil, Michael Gannon + Cathy Moran (Ashtanga yoga) (2004-2014)
Cayetana Rodenas Rainbow Kids Yoga (30h TTC) 2014
Bassam Younes Astrology Fundamentals (2020)
various courses + learnings via leaders in their fields via Yoga International
and the education continues...
Find out all about Bec, her classes, teaching style + influences on her website https://balancebec.com/