Awards and Professional Development

 ·      Meditation and Yoga Retreat – Nov 2010 (Dhanakosa)

·      Healthy People 4 Healthy Profits Conference – Sept 2010 (New Economy Manchester)

·      Certificate in Exercise Referral for Clients with Medical Conditions – Sept 2010 (CYQ)

·      Personal Training Diploma – May 2010 (CYQ)

·      Certificate in Nutrition and Weight Management – May 2010 (CYQ)

·      Emergency First Aid Training – May 2010 (HFI Group)

·      NW From Care 2 Work Conference -  April 2010 (FC2W NW Partnership)

·      Certificate in Lifestyle and Fitness Assessment – Jan 2010 (CYQ)

·      Certificate in Fitness Instruction – Nov 2009 (CYQ)

·      Health, Work and Well-being in the Public Sector – Sept 2009 (LGE & NW Employ Organ)

·      Child Health Strategy: Commissioning for Outcomes –2009 (NHS NW)

·      Yoga Intensive – 2008 (Donna Farhi)

·      Psychology of Health Behaviour – 2008  (Hampson Solutions)

·      Action Learning Set Facilitation – 2007  (Virtual Staff College and Teacher Dev Agency)

·      Meditation and Yoga Retreat – 2007 (C Howitt and Padmadarshini)

·      Positive Psychology Wellbeing and Business – 2007 (Uni of E. London Sch of Psychology)

·      Results Based Accountability – 2006 (Nat Youth Agency and Teacher Dev Agency)

·      Transformational Leadership 360 Assessor – 2006 (Real World Group)

·      Business Excellence Award Assessor – 2004 (North of England Business Excellence)

·      Life Coaching Course – 2003 (UK College of Life Coaching)

·      World Masters Record Women’s Sprint – 2002 (Union Cycliste Internationale)

·      Certificate in Stress Management – 2002 (Institute of Health Promotion and Education)

·      Psychology of Happiness, Health and Wholeness – 2002 (The Happiness Project)

·      Certificate in Coaching – 2001 (UK College of Coaching)

·      8 World Masters Track Cycling Titles  2000  - 2004 (Union Cycliste Internationale)

·      Certificate in Financial Management Systems – 1999 (Gtr Man Open College Foundation)

·      Diploma in Neuro Linguistic Programming – 1996 (International NLP Trainers Association)

·      Breathing Space 5 Day Workshop – 1995 (Lynn Shamal)

·      Basic Massage – 1994 (Community Massage Foundation)

·      MSc in Management through Action Learning – 1994 (Manchester Metropolitan University)

·      Diploma in Advanced Study in Community Development – 1989 (Victoria Uni of Manchester)

·      Certificate in Youth and Community Work – 1975 (Victoria University of Manchester)