Yoga Diving

Sunra Yoga, our yoga teachers and team...

Sunra Yoga

In 1990 Barbara Gordon opened the Sunra Yoga & Holistic Health Centre in South London, specialising in many styles of yoga & alternative medicine. She ran the centre & also worked there as a yoga teacher, counsellor & masseuse.

In 1996 she sold the business to realise her dream of living & working in the sun.  Barbara currently lives & works in the Sinai, India during winter & London & Ibiza during summer.

Barbara Gordon

Yoga Teacher Trainer - Yoga Teacher - Masseuse - Psychotherapist

Barbara has been teaching yoga for over 30 years. Born in Scotland, she started her yoga studies in London & from there went to The Sivananda Ashram in Val Morin Canada to study with Swami Vishnudevananda in the Sivananda style of teaching yoga. Sivananda is a soft gentle style of yoga with emphasis on breathing & relaxation.

Barbara then returned to London & set up the Sivananda Centre. Since then she has taught over a quarter of a million people yoga & trained many of London's now leading teachers.  She teaches yoga, facilitates courses all over the world & to date has certified over 250 yoga teachers.

All Yoga Teachers Training Courses run by Barbara Gordon & Sunra Yoga are accredited by the Yoga Alliance, recognised internationally.


The Sunra Team

Monica Farrell

Yoga Teacher - Dive Instructor  - Yoga Diver

A professional Recreational & Technical Dive Instructor for 15 years & Yoga Teacher for 5, Monica Farrell lives & works in Dahab teaching yoga & diving.

Monica's encouragement, patience & care are traits our visitors comment on time after time.

Since pioneering Yoga Diving in 2002, Monica has spent her time between teaching Yoga Diving & Yoga Courses, assisting with Sunra Yoga Teacher Training Courses & promoting the benefits of Yoga and Diving throughout the world.

Rochelle Elgin

Reservations - Marketing

Rochelle lived and worked in Dahab for the last 20 years until returning to UK to educate her daughter.   A former Diving Instructor, Rochelle oversees all reservations and marketing for Sunra.

With her wealth of knowledge of the area she's able to offer lots of additional information & assist in your booking process from start to finish.  With a passion for people, Rochelle's friendly, bubbly & energetic personality is something our guests comment on continually.

Ali Gilling

Yoga Teacher

Ali has been practicing yoga since 1992 & teaching since 1998.

Since qualifying she has lived in India, Egypt, Australia & the UK & enjoys sharing her teaching through regular classes & yoga holidays.

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