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Meet Brittany McConnell – Weblog


Meet Brittany McConnell

Brittany is a yoga instructor and trainee psychologist primarily based in South-West London. We caught up with Brittany to be taught extra about her background and practices…

Be part of Brittany for a particular class on Yoga for Nervousness which you’ll be able to register for by the hyperlink right here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/yoga-for-anxiety-with-brittany-mcconnell-tickets-617094063957

You’ll find out extra about Brittany by her Instagram web page @brittm_yoga

Inform us a bit about your self…

Initially from Glasgow however now dwelling in South-West London.

What does a typical day appear like for you?

In addition to instructing yoga I’m presently endeavor my Doctorate in Medical Psychology which supplies loads of selection to my weekly routine. I change between being a pupil, NHS skilled and yoga instructor which will be difficult at instances subsequently it’s non-negotiable that my morning and night routines keep constant to present me a way of stability. Every morning begins with meditation apply – even when it’s only a few minutes after which a espresso (at all times Story Espresso, SW Londoners you realize!) and a stroll within the park both listening to a podcast or speaking to my household. Night routine consists of some yin poses, studying (proper now I’m loving something Taylor-Jenkins Reid) and sipping on a magnesium drink to assist me drift off right into a deep sleep.

How did your yoga journey start and what impressed you to develop into a yoga instructor?

I started working towards yoga 11 years in the past in an try and rebuild my bodily and psychological well being after a long-term well being prognosis. I keep in mind after my firstclass feeling a synchronisation between my thoughts and physique which felt like pure magic after struggling by months of disconnect between the 2. Yoga, for me, turned a language of each motion and stillness and allowed me to persistently present up with out judgement as my physique started to heal. I additionally began to note the influence {that a} common apply had on so many different areas of my life and knew that sooner or later I’d wish to share this with others.

What impressed you to specialise in Medical Psychology?

I’ve at all times been fascinated by human behaviour and determined to check Psychology at college the place I started to be taught extra about neuropsychology and the way we categorical feelings which lead me down the (very lengthy) path of specializing in Medical Psychology. Medical Psychologists work with a broad spectrum of psychological well being problems lowering psychological misery and selling psychological well-being by speaking remedy.

How have you ever seen yoga profit these going by psychological well being difficulties?

I started to note the function that yoga has in creating physique consciousness and noticed my shoppers start to get pleasure from parts of the apply that support psychological readability. Many of the work that I do is speaking remedy, nonetheless verbal expression doesn’t at all times come simple and by implementing yoga as a device in remedy my shoppers had been capable of deepen their emotional consciousness and construct up abilities wanted to control their nervous system.

What’s your favourite quote or life motto?

“Wits fur ye’ll no go by ye” –  a Glaswegian reminder that the universe at all times has a plan for you. This has been such an anchor for me just lately, maintaining me related to my roots (each bodily and metaphorically) as I deal with the right here and now.

 

Be part of Brittany for a particular class on Yoga for Nervousness which you’ll be able to register for by the hyperlink right here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/yoga-for-anxiety-with-brittany-mcconnell-tickets-617094063957

You’ll find out extra about Brittany by her Instagram web page @brittm_yoga




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