A BIT ABOUT MYSELF
Her Flow Came From The Beat Of Her Heart
My yoga journey ..
I was born with a rare form of congenital heart disease, which meant I had numerous heart surgeries including two life saving open heart surgeries to give me a life.
In my early teenage years, at just 14 years old I became present in my yoga practice. I was told by my cardiologist that I had to find a way to learn to breathe and support my heart. I would find it difficult to slow my heart rate down after extensive exercise and day to day living became harder from relapses in my health but then that's where yoga truly healed everything.
Yoga was not only a rehabilitation tool for my heart, but also after a childhood of heart surgeries, I also discovered I had mild scoliosis ( a curviture of the spine) at University. The pain of sitting was undoubtably tough but again Yoga supported me to deal with the pain. Yoga not only helped me physically but also mentally it helped me find my self worth and self love. After a battle of anxiety with my body and heart scars "my zippers as I call them now" :) I now look at myself as a wellness warrior with a smile on my face :)
What can you expect from Fizz's classes?
The foundation of Fizz's practice journeys through the beauty of the physical asana, whilst also cultivating the inner heart-opening and spiritual journey. By integrating body, breath, movement, and meditative awareness, she's able to promote awareness of the interdependency of all these aspects in personal health and wellbeing.
Her unique creative flow classes, are based on a fusion of happiness, with the beauty of yoga philosophy, dynamic flow sequencing and elements of therapeutic cardiac restorative postures. A powerful combination that forms a deeper journey within the body.
I honestly believe yoga and nutritional health have worked hand in hand to heal my heart (lifestyle medicine). I am honoured to say that I am also a specialised certified Yoga with Cardiac Conditions and Rehabilitation Teacher and a Registered Associate Nutritionist because of my life journey.
Are you ready to begin yours with Fizz?
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Not just a Yoga Teacher and Nutritionist. Fizz is also a UK National Media Health Advocate, as well as a British Heart Foundation Heart Leader and Amassador, a Govenor Patient Representative for Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH), Former Chair of The Young Peoples Forum, GOSH Charity and Hospital Ambassador and also a leading volunteer at Over The Wall Children's Chairty.
FIZZ IN THE NEWS
POLLUTION IS PERSONAL: FAIZA’S BATTLE TO CLEAR THE AIR
British Heart Foundation, June 2018
Nicknamed the 'heart breather' of the BHF. Fizz is an active young adult, with a passion to advocate for better heart health for all, especially clean air in the UK. Having being born with a long term cardiac condition, she suffers from the poor pollution in the city.
Fizz spoke Live on BBC on The Victoria Derbyshire Show, Sky News and BBC News on this topic and her heart journey.