Nisha Srivastava

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About Nisha Srivastava

Nisha is a certified Chek practitioner and holistic lifestyle coach.Her journey started when a visiting Laban teacher introduced her to Pilates at Dance College during her first year. It's effects were forgotten but she then re discovered Pilates through Michael King eleven years later whilst running her dance school. Her background spans over 25 years with formal training in classical ballet, modern dance, tap, national choreography, stage production and theatre. Her formation includes Pilates, Thai bodywork, Yoga, GYROTONIC, GYROKINESIS and anatomical studies. Her particular interest is fascia, and the connective lines and movement patterns that allow a full moving structure rather than the isolation of bones and muscles. Her fascination with questioning the traditions of modern medicine and fascination with searching for meaningful answers has taken her in many different directions and has offered her an abundance of opportunities gaining a wealth of knowledge. “I tried many movement modalities and extended my search after experiencing fascia, because of its simplicity in movement. Quickly, I noticed my own body changing as well as the bodies of my own clients. In the last 25 years of teaching I’ve developed a workout unique to Yoga Anatomy". Throughout her studies Nisha has done numerous dissections with Julian Baker and Cery Davies and has the opportunity to take lectures and courses from Robert Schleip, Joanne Avisons, Tom Myers, Matt Wallden, Emma Lane, Gary Carter, Paul Chek, Dan Hellman, Peter Blackaby, James de Silva plus many many more Nishas teaching method promotes reflective self-discovery and provides the requirements to integrate a shift in consciousness for attaining individual goals. She maintains that an attitude of compassion, consistency and joyous humor are excellent components to growth and expanded potential. She welcomes all level of movers from the beginner to the seasoned athlete who have a desire to increase their skill potential, also teachers and students. Her specialties include assisting post rehabilitative individuals, injury prevention for dancers and athletes and advanced movement programs.

Looking for positives with the emotion anxiety

Anxiety is a health problem that has a wide range of health sources from nutritional balances to toxicity (heavy metal poisoning) to recreational drug side effects, breathing pattern disorders and of course stress.  I am a great believer that modern technology particularly the mobile phone is raising anxiety levels amongst the young and the old. [...]

By | 2019-08-20T15:14:10+00:00 August 20th, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Are you still counting calories?

Phone apps, magazines, sports stores and speciality apparatus offer a wide variety of  calorie counting gadgets and devices. You can  attach them onto your wrist or ankle or simply just carry your phone while you go about your every day life. You will then usually sum up (as this is what I used to do) [...]

By | 2019-08-19T15:54:31+00:00 August 19th, 2019|carbohydrates, stress, sugar, tired, Uncategorised, Wheat|0 Comments

Are you hungry, yo-yo dieting and tired all the time?

Most of us are overweight yet are nutritionally deficient. Thanks to processed and junk food manufacturers  and the media. Most people  don't understand  that they are gaining weight because they are eating incorrectly and usually too much or too little. When we are tired most of us will use pick me ups such as sugar, [...]

Buddahs second arrow

Have you heard about Buddhas second arrow? There is something philosophical in the phase 'unlucky in life'. It can feel like the world is against us with one thing happening after the other: a parking ticket, a flat tyre, a job loss, a break up, a cancelled flight, an illness, a bereavement........and so on. There [...]

Looking positively on the emotion Sadness

Sadness is a daunting place from which to start looking for positives in festive emotions.  Like many people I often feel sadness on my shoulder, but I know it's different from depression. Sadness can appear to be unredeemable – a bleak, unforgiving state, it's a normal emotion and its fine to feel it. Surely it [...]

Emotions, the good, the bad and the ugly

Why are emotions so powerful? What are they? They not only effect the way we react, but the way we breathe, move, our posture and form our connective tissues. Many people have a hard time feeling their emotions, or even consciously generating positive ones. This is why we have such a high rate of addictive tendencies. [...]

By | 2019-08-17T19:13:42+00:00 August 17th, 2019|Uncategorised|0 Comments

What diets and swollen belly’s are telling you

It's all down to hormones. Calorie restricting diets in the long run don't work as they disrupt important hormones and enzymes. If you attend a one to one with me I will teach you the metabolic typing chart. Just by skipping one meal can put the body into a state of fight or fright elevating [...]

By | 2019-08-16T19:59:47+00:00 July 15th, 2019|anatomy, Emotional Experience, stress, sugar, tired|0 Comments

Is your food feeding your pain?

Are you eating the Standard Westeren Diet of Carbohydrates, Refined Sugars, drinks, Additives and Preservatives? So you're in pain, this can be anything from physical, mental and emotional. Functional medicine now tells us that even depression, anxiety, ADHD, autism, joint pain, dementia is all linked to our gut microbiome and food.  90% of serotonin is [...]

“The best way to predict the future is to create it” – Dr.James Wanless

Dr. James Wanless is known for his alternative and thought through views of the tarot and life. He has studied Jungian archetypes and behaviour in great depth. Although I am sceptic on tarot readers and crystal balls, one thing that resonated with me was this ethos and interview with Paul Chek. I have so many [...]

By | 2019-05-24T16:01:28+00:00 May 24th, 2019|Uncategorised|Comments Off on “The best way to predict the future is to create it” – Dr.James Wanless