Gillian is originally from the UK where she practiced as a Clinical Psychologist for 30 years. She moved to Florida in 2004, and began practicing yoga in 2013. A believer in life long learning, her thirst for knowledge of the deeper practices of yoga led her to train as a yoga teacher, earning her 200 hour certification from The Yoga Sanctuary, Punta Gorda FL in 2017, and her 500 hour certification from Yoga from the Heart, Sarasota FL in 2020. The practice of Yoga Nidra seemed to combine that deep sense of continuity through the ages to the ancient teachings of yoga in its widest sense, with the modern day concepts of mindfulness and mental health. She qualified as a Level 1 IRest teacher in 2021. She additionally holds certification in Yoga for Healthy Aging (2021) and Divine Sleep (R) Yoga Nidra (2018). She teaches regular Hatha Yoga and Yoga Nidra classes at The Yoga Sanctuary, Punta Gorda, FL as well as teaching privately.