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Vera Dubrovina-Thompson

Vera Dubrovina-Thompson

Abdominal-Sacral Masseuse in London

I have been practicing yoga since 1992 and teaching from 2004. My creative approach is drawing on many traditions but heavily influenced and inspired by the teachings arising from Sri Krishnamacharya's lineage such as Viniyoga, Iyengar and Ashtanga. My lessons are guided by the studies with Sylviane Gianina, Burgs and Shiva Rea, structured around meditative flow based practice and tuned to the individual needs.

More information on my website: www.veradubrovina.com

Background & Qualifications

British Wheel of Yoga Teaching Diploma (incl TP and FCT) (2004-2006)
Birthlight Teaching Diploma (Ante and post natal yoga) (2007-2008)
Special Yoga Center Children Yoga Teacher Training (2009)
Yoga Therapy Diploma (2014-2016)
Birthlight Well Woman Yoga Diploma (2018-present)
MBSR TT (2018 - present)

Ayurvedic Massage Therapy Diploma (2010)
Paramana Doula Course (2011)
Well Woman Intensive (2015)
Integrating Mindfulness and Compassion in Professional Practice TT (2017)
KG Hypnobirthing TT - RMC approved (2019)
Rebozo massage therapy and la cerrada (closing ceremony) (2019)
Aromatherapy for Childbirth - RMC approved (2019)
Total Yoga Nidra Teacher Training (2016-2017)
Integrating Mindfulness and Compassion in Professional Practice (2016-2017)

My Specialisms

Yoga Therapy
Pregnancy Yoga and birth/labour support/Doula Services
Yoga for adults and children (group and 1-2-1 sessions)
Yoga retreats
Female health
Meditation and mindfulness

Approach to Therapy & How I Work

I focus on understanding the individual client's need. I work with my clients so that they can develop tools and confidence to facilitate healing and manage their individual health issues with the help of yoga therapy.

What is yoga therapy:
- yoga therapy is the adaptation of yoga practices for people with health challenges that cannot be addressed in a group class
- a set of postures, breathing exercises, meditative and relaxation techniques will be prescribed to suit individual needs
- no prior knowledge is necessary as we meet at client's point of experience
- progressive, non-invasive process that aims to reduce/manage symptoms, restore balance and increase vitality
- particularly helpful for chronic conditions that persist despite conventional medical treatment

Therapies & Rates

Please note the rates detailed below are there to give you an idea of the therapists standard rates, we strongly advise you contact the therapist for more detailed rates and any offers they may have.

Therapy Appointment Type Rate
Yoga Therapy In Person £60 per 60 minutes
Mindfulness In Person Please Call
Abdominal Sacral Massage In Person Please Call
Meditation In Person Please Call

Additional Rate Information

Block of 6 yoga therapy sessions can be purchased for £300 (valid for 3 months, at private studio in Earlsfield)