Gem started yoga in her mid 20’s. A year after moving to Scotland from the Middle East and not long after the birth of her daughter. The past 11 years she has dedicated herself to her practice and became a teacher 7 years ago.
Her yoga journey started with Bikram and then moved into Hot Vinyasa, Ashtanga and Yin yoga. She now practices Ashtanga 5/6 days a week and has a 3 day a week Yin practice. She is trained in Bikram, Vinyasa, Ashtanga and Yin Yoga.
An avid vegetarian and mother to her 16 year old daughter Farah. Gem spends a large part of her time teaching privately, creating personalised sequences and practices for her clients. She is also a Yoga Teacher Trainer. She leads workshops every month to help students continually evolve in their practice.
She is also an Ayurvedic Yoga Massage Therapist and Reiki Level 2 practitioner.
Gem has trained with the following teachers: Bernie Clark and Diane Betts (Yin Yoga) / Harmony Slater, Philippa Asher and many others (Ashtanga Yoga)