Our Yoga Teacher Training Team

All our teachers are fully qualified, experienced and insured, and have been selected by Sally Parkes Yoga not only because of their knowledge and expertise, but also for their friendly and warm personalities.

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Naomi Rudge – EYT, Fertility Yoga Teacher Training Course Founder & Leader, Assistant to Sally Parkes

Naomi Rudge EYT, RPYT, iRest Yoga Nidra Certified, Fertility Yoga Teacher Trainer 

Naomi Rudge RPYT, EYT trained as a yoga teacher with Sally Parkes in 2013, and is the founder of @realfertile fertility yoga teacher training program. She is also the women’s health researcher and social media director for The Sally Parkes Yoga School.

Naomi first stepped into a yoga class in 2004, looking for a way to reconnect with herself during some challenging times and undertook her 200hr yoga teacher training with Sally Parkes in 2013. Naomi then began teaching limited mobility and anxiety management classes alongside her regular yoga flow classes and relaxation offerings, before completing Level 1 iRest Yoga Nidra in 2014. She has also completed Sally’s Pregnancy & Postnatal Yoga Trainings and often assists on these trainings.

Following her extensive studies in Women’s Health and upon learning from her own fertility journey, Naomi founded ‘Real Fertile’, with the aim of sharing information on menstrual health and offering support to women who are on their own journeys towards womb health and conception.

Naomi is an advocate and expert for understanding, working with and harnessing the power the female cycle whilst utilising yoga to maximise ones wellbeing to attain optimum menstrual and fertility health’ Sally Parkes.



Heather Deaville – 200hrs RYT, RPYT, Assisting Teacher Trainer and Mother & Baby Yoga Tutor

Heather Deaville RPYT SYT trained with Sally Parkes several years ago and is now a senior pre and postnatal yoga teacher and assistant teacher trainer on Sally Parkes’s 85hr Pregnancy Yoga Teacher Trainings. She is is also the lead trainer for Sally Parkes Yoga Academy’s Parent and Baby Yoga Teacher Trainings and Essential Oils for Yoga Teacher Training.
Heather is passionate about supporting women through every stage of their lives and has recently established her own home yoga studio where she hosts a range of classes from Hatha Flow, to Parent and Baby/Crawler/Toddler Yoga, Prenatal Yoga and Yoga Nidra, as well as sell out Retreats and Essential Oil Yoga Workshops.

Heather is also a busy mother of two and is currently training as a massage therapist and aromatherapist, and is enjoying how much this feels like a natural extension of her work as a yoga teacher.


See Heather teach here on her YouTube channel: Heather Deaville Yoga 


Luisa Lyons – Midwife BSc(Hons), IBCLC, Lactation Support Specialist, Associate Tutor at the University of East Anglia, RPYT

Luisa started her midwifery training in 1997 aged 18. She has worked in the NHS ever since, and for the last ten years has worked as a specialist midwife in infant feeding. She qualified as a lactation consultant whilst pregnant with her first son, in 2006. She also worked as an associate tutor on the Midwifery BSc(Hons) Course at the University of East Anglia.

In 2017 she became a specialist midwife in restrictive lingual frenulum (tongue tie) and has performed almost 2500 divisions in the NHS and more recently, privately. She has trained other midwives and nurses to perform this procedure. She does a small amount of private practice lactation consultant work alongside her NHS research midwife role.

In January and February 2021 she was working alongside her critical care nursing colleagues by assisting on the intensive care unit 18hrs a week to help with the pandemic. Luisa works part-time as a research midwife for the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital and has recently been appointed as the Clinical Research Network Research Midwife Champion for the East of England.

Luisa has practiced yoga for over a decade & trained with Sally Parkes in 2017 to become pregnancy & postnatal yoga teacher.

Zoe Dale – Midwife, Professional Midwifery Advocate (PMA) and Pregnancy Yoga Teacher

Zoe is a midwife, Professional Midwifery Advocate (PMA), and pregnancy yoga teacher. She has been a midwife for 27 years and is currently a core midwife on a Midwifery-Led Unit in East Yorkshire, supporting women in their birth choices.

Zoe is also qualified in aromatherapy (during pregnancy, birth and postnatally), is a hypnobirthing practitioner, aqua natal teacher and gym coach.

Zoe is passionate about caring for women both physically and emotionally and she completed the pregnancy & postnatal yoga teacher training with Sally and has since set up successful pregnancy yoga classes which she absolutely loves teaching, enjoying the connection of bringing women and birthing people together at such a special time during their lives.


Nina Goldberger – MSc, BA (Hons), E-RYT200, Wellbeing Coach, PYTT & APYTT, Bookings Manager & Assistant

Nina is an E-RYT & Wellbeing Coach based in Edinburgh, with 400 hours+ of Yoga, Yin & Restorative, Anatomy, Adjustment, Philosophy, Chanting & Ashram experience.

She is passionate about helping people find stillness, balance & acceptance in their lives, through learning how to use the breath properly, moving in tune with & reconnecting to their body and looking inwards & cultivating self-love.

After completing her 200hrs Ashtanga Vinyasa Teacher Training, she has explored various styles of yoga in her own practice since and brings elements from them all into her teachings. Nina completed her 100Hrs Advanced Teacher Training with Sally & Chris in Spain 2019.

She offers regular classes in Vinyasa & Yin and occasional deeply restful & nourishing Wellbeing & Restorative focused workshops with Mindfulness.

Nina offers a Yin Yoga Training with Sally Parkes.


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Eleanor Langton – Retreats Assistant

Eleanor Langton is a dedicated yoga teacher whose journey into yoga began with her 300-hour teacher training in 2020. Specialising in restful yoga practices, Eleanor has honed her skills through additional training with renowned mentors such as Judith Hansen-Lasater, Sally Parkes & Dawn Wright, focusing on Restorative, Yoga for Menopause, and Yin Yoga.

Her personal experience with restorative yoga and its profound impact on her mental health and wellbeing have inspired Eleanor to share the transformative power of yoga with others. Beyond yoga, Eleanor is also an accomplished watercolor artist, practicing mindful and meditative art. Drawing from her background in teaching art, she seamlessly integrates her passion for yoga and art to guide individuals in meditation and reigniting their creative spirit.

In Eleanor’s classes, students find a sanctuary to retreat from the stresses of daily life. With calming sequences interspersed with moments for introspection and exploration, her classes offer a blend of serenity and humor, creating a welcoming environment for all. Dedicated to helping students learn the art of rest, Eleanor offers a variety of yoga styles and restorative practices in-person and through private online classes across Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, and Bedfordshire.


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