Our Nourish in Nature Retreat Team
sara rooney -medical herbalist Bsc (Hons) Ba (Hons) MNIMH
Sara is a firm advocate of integrated health and the benefits of taking a holistic approach. Medical herbalists try to find the root cause of a person’s illness rather than just purely addressing their symptoms. Sara believes in finding health solutions unique to the individual, and working in partnership with the patient to make nutritional and lifestyle changes to improve their health in the long term.
fiona macleod - yoga
Fiona has been teaching yoga for ten years and practicing for over 20 years. She is passionate about integrated women’s health. Incorporating yoga with healthy eating, herbal medicine and deep relaxation. She was introduced to yoga as a teenager in secondary school, Australia and completed formal training to teach in 2009 at Byron Yoga Centre, Australia. years
Aoife (Efa) Brewster ACMT is a Professional Holistic Complementary Therapist and has been a bodywork practitioner since 2001. She is registered with the Federation of Holistic Therapists in the UK and trained at the City College and Jing Institute of advanced massage training in Brighton, UK. Alongside this Aoife is a certified Reiki Practitioner and trained to deliver a wide range of alternative, holistic therapies that include reflexology, aromatherapy and Thai massage.
Gabi is our retreat chef for Nourish in Nature. She loves every aspect of food, growing, cooking, presenting and eating it. She is inspired to provide tasty and nutritious meals as a part of our integrated women’s health retreats.
Having traveled widely, her cooking is inspired by Asian, Mexican and Mediterranean cuisines.
With a background in gardening she is passionate about seasonal and fresh produce, and of course the all important herbs and spices.