About Omkari Yoga
Debbie Thomas (Omkari)
Practising yoga in various traditions for over 20 years, Debbie qualified as a yoga teacher at the International Sivananda Vedanta Yoga Centre in Himalaya, India in 2009. Debbie has been a lead teacher with Yogaprema, has assisted on their TTC and now aswell as her own classes with Omkari Yoga, she teaches in various gyms and lesiure centres.
Debbie has undertaken further training Studies with Paul Harvey completing the CPD programme 'Adjusting for asana'. In January 2012, Debbie completed the Advanced Teacher Training at the Bahamas Sivananda Ashram ( 500 hr RYT)
Debbie completed Level 1 & 2 ‘Radiant Child’ teacher training and has led yoga workshops in schools.
She has gone on to further study in a full spectrum of Yoga traditions.
200 hr Soma Yoga ( Soma Yoga Medicine School)
25 hr Restorative Yoga
50 hr Yin Yoga, TCM module
Debbie organises unique Yoga holidays and retreats in the UK and the Gambia and Spain. She has taught yoga at various festivals including Wilderness, WOMAD and Green Man.
Her aim is to empower participants, challenging them to extend themselves on all levels, allowing a deeper connection to the transformative power of Yoga through pranayama, asana practice and meditation. Through gentle observation and sensitive facilitation, she encourages the development of a healthier outlook and peace of mind.
Debbie’s previous career as a professional dancer and dance teacher inspired her passion for Yoga from a range of traditions, leading her to develop an interest in the connection between movement, breath and spirituality. Debbie has an innate abilty to read the body and adapt sessions for people of varying abilitles.
She has been leading corporate and 121 private sessions for over 8 years, bringing broad experience and knowledge to any new condition or environment.