Well Team

Yoga Teacher / Holistic Therapist

Joe studied Hatha Yoga and Prana Kriya Yoga in Tiruvannamalai in Tamil Nadu, India under the tutelage of yogi Ashokanada. With over 10 years as a Tui Na massage therapist (deep tissue acupressure) and previously working as a personal trainer, Joe has a vast understanding of the body and its innate healing power. Joe rehabilitated himself from a serious back injury using Tui Na, Prana Kriya Yoga and Himalayan Hatha Yoga as primary tools.

He now lives a pain free, happy and able life and loves to share the positive benefits that these techniques can offer; helping people to get out of pain, improve their health, gain clarity of mind and develop internal strength.

Joe teaches:
Prana Kriya Yoga
Mondays 9:30 – 11am
Wednesday 11am – 12:30pm

Thrive Programme / Structural Integration

Paul uses Structural Integration (Rolfing), dynamic functional movement and manipulation of the ‘magical’ fascia to bring balance, poise and power into your life. In sessions Paul frees and lengthens your stuck and painful body and mind patterns, old and new, for good.

Paul has worked on many continents and with many different walks of life . He has been inspired and blessed by the Massai medicine man in the rift valley, and journeyed with the Yawa-nawa shaman. Paul studied Rolfing at the foot of the rocky mountains with the fairest native american shaman rolfer on record. He has been lucky enough to be befriended and gently guided by many incredible practitioners from near and far who have shared their wisdom freely.

Paul shares that we are much more than we have been taught and is fascinated by human potential. We are all much more than we realise and being lucky enough to see people expand and grow is what gets Paul up in the morning. Whether it is clearing old pains and problem, resolving lifelong emotional burdens or a complete metamorphosis, Paul’s experience is that everyone can Thrive.

PT / Sports Massage

Dan has nearly 20 years experience as an elite athlete, high performance sports coach and personal trainer. He believes in an integrated approach and draws influence from his personal experience in many areas including elite sport, martial arts, yoga and uses movement and mindfulness to help his clients become more at one with their bodies and into a state of wellness.

Dan encourages his clients to focus on health and having fun and at the same time to challenge the limits of what their bodies can do. You can expect it to be like no other exercise you’ve ever done.

Dan is available at Well for sessions in movement, weight training, boxing and outdoor training which includes our awesome NEW rig.

Network Chiropractor

Dr Thomasina Craster has 18 years of experience as a chiropractor and has run her own practice for 17 years.
She trained for five years at the University of Glamorgan, Wales, and graduated in 2005 as a fully qualified traditional chiropractor and doctor of chiropractic. She is registered with the General Chiropractic Council and a member of the United Chiropractic Association.

She specialises neurologically and is certified at the highest level to practice a revolutionary technique called Network Spinal Analysis and its closely related system of Somato Respiratory Integration (SRI) breathing exercises. Network Chiropractic is a very gentle, no crack required technique, especially helpful for chronic, long standing issues by releasing stress and trauma from the body. 

Dr Thomasina runs SRI breath workshops and day retreats called Clear days to help access the trauma stored in the body that holds us back from fully healing all aspects of our lives. 

Dr Thomasina practices
Network Chiropractic
Tuesday’s 10am – 1pm
Thursday’s 3pm – 6.30pm. Friday’s 10am – 12pm

Acupuncturist / Reflexologist

Tim studied Five-Element Acupuncture with Gerard Kite at his Yellow Path school in London, Reflexology at the famous Bath Reflexology School under Rosalind Oxenford and has continually studied these, alongside energy work with Wendy Mandy from 2009.

Through his studies and experiences, he has a greater understanding of energy and microcosms of the body (feet and ears) and how working these can affect the whole body. Through doing auricular acupuncture (acupuncture on the ears) as well as 5-element acupuncture, and reflexology on the feet, Tim is able to treat the whole body and all of its systems on a mind, body and spirit level.

Tim is a member of the British Acupuncture Federation and Association of Reflexologists.

Yoga Teacher

Mirella is an enthusiastic and outgoing person who has always enjoyed learning and improving. She believes, upon discovering the practice of yoga 8 years ago, it has changed her approach to life and situations completely.

Studying the depths of the practice in India was one the best experience of her entire life (after giving birth to her daughter of course).

She is qualified in Ashtanga, but loves mixing the practice up with other poses too, to keep her classes fresh and innovative. She loves what she does and passing the same passion on to her students. There is so much to learn from each other in every class.

At Well Bath, Mirella offers Hatha Flow. Mirella welcomes all levels into her classes; the yogis will be tested and the novices made welcome and nurtured.

Mirella is a favourite in the yoga community. We are lucky enough to have her expertise at Well Bath.

Mirella teaches:
Sol Power Yoga
Mondays 11:30am – 12:30pm
Tuesday – Friday 9:45am -10:45am

Yoga Teacher / Acupuncturist

Ilona began practising Satyanandayoga in Sydney Australia 2009. She was struck by how quickly this gentle style of yoga dropped her into a place of stillness and heightened awareness. This revelation inspired her to delve deeper into yoga’s offerings, and she completed a Diploma in Yogic Studies and Teacher Training from the Academy of Yoga Science. 

Ilona is particularly inspired by the healing and uplifting bhakti yoga practice of mantra chanting and singing kirtan in community.

She is a practising Registered nurse of 25 years and has a background in Traditional Chinese medicine. Ilona happily shares her time between the RUH Trust and Well Bath.

Ilona teaches:
Gentle Hatha Yoga
Fridays 11am – 12:15pm

Yoga Teacher

Jess is an experienced yoga teacher, personal trainer and holistic therapist and therefore has a deep understanding of both the mind and body. She has worked in some of the most prestigious gyms, studios and hotels in the Bath area, and is very excited to share her knowledge and expertise. She has a very friendly and warm approach to teaching and ensures everyone feels comfortable and welcome. Jessica believes that yoga is something to be enjoyed by everyone, whether you are looking to find more mindfulness, improved strength or greater flexibility.

Jess teaches:
Yang Yin Yoga
Tuesdays 12:30pm – 1:30pm
Mind Body Flow
Thursdays 12:30pm – 1:30pm

Yoga Teacher

Diane Lee is approachable, honest and full of fun.

Founder of the award-winning Bath Yoga Studio, and the Academy for Yoga Training, Diane has been teaching for nearly 25 years.

She has trained with some of the world’s leading Yoga teachers, including Ana Forrest, Shiva Rea and David Swenson.

Diane is also a fully accredited Yoga Sports Coach, Health Coach (Paul Chek Institute) Masseuse and has worked with Mark Webber as well as professional footballers, swimmers, triathletes and track and field athletes.

She also qualified with Kyle Gray as an Angel Card Reader in 2021.

Diane teaches:
Hot Yoga
Tuesdays 11:15am – 12:15pm Thursdays 11:15am – 12:15pm

Yoga Therapist and Yoga Teacher

Jane has 35 years of experience in the fields of Social Work and Psychology having trained at the University of Bath for four years and later, at the University of Central Lancashire for two years. Although she recently retired from these disciplines, she uses the knowledge and skills gained from them in her current role as a Yoga Therapist having recently graduated from a further three years of study at The Minded Institute in London.

While all yoga is beneficial for physical and mental health, yoga therapy uses specific yoga tools to target individual needs. It considers every aspect of a person’s life in order to help them achieve optimum health, promoting self-care and empowerment. Jane is a Minded Yoga Therapist who combines Yoga, Buddhism, Psychology, Psychotherapy, and Mindfulness with specific evidence-based practices rooted in science (anatomy, physiology, and neuroscience). 

Jane is a calm, compassionate person who works hard to hold a safe therapeutic space for clients.

Jane holds sessions on: Monday mornings

Social Media

Arnie helps to run the social media over at Well Bath; from organising competitions, creating connections and building the Well Bath community. Arnie’s passion for creativity and developing content allows him to bring innovative ideas to the team. Whilst Arnie is early in his journey of holistic health, he’s always ready to try new things and learn more!

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