Yoga Meditation With Charlie

Meditation With Charlie will help you cultivate inner calm and balance

In 1996 Charlie was introduced to meditation in the Yogic tradition and in 1998 she became fascinated by Zen meditation after a visit to a Buddhist Monastery in London. Since then, she has continued her meditation practice, drawing from the different eastern traditions, and has studied under world renowned meditation teachers. Charlie has now trained over 400 yoga teachers around the world, holds meditation retreats, seminars and courses, having helped 1000’s of people incorporate a meditation practice into their weekly life by making it simple, accessible, and relatable.

Charlie provides online and in person seminars and workshops and is available for private sessions.

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Lead Trainer: Charlie Stewart-Brown ERYT500, RPYT, RCYT, YCEP Founder of Indiv Yoga 2009

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Charlie began practicing yoga over 27 years ago as a recommendation for her severe anxiety, and has been teaching for over 15 years to people of all ages and abilities. With over 1300 hrs of training and 22,700 hrs of teaching, she is also the lead trainer on the Indiv Yoga 200 hrs YTT & RCYT Kids Yoga Teacher Training Courses, having certified over 400 students worldwide.  She is the voice of the ‘Yoga and Mindfulness Program’ on British Airways long-haul flights, has spoken at many seminars and corporate workshops, and runs exclusive yoga and meditation retreats during the year.

Originally from London and having worked in New York and Lisbon after her Psychology degree, she has since settled  in Switzerland with her husband, and dedicated her life to expanding her knowledge of the science of yoga, mindful meditation and better physical and mental health.

Over the years Charlie has trained with some of the most renowned yoga teachers around the world (David Swenson, Shiva Rea, Anne-Marie Newland, Leslie Kaminoff, Sadie Nardini, Sonia Sumar etc) certifying in Hatha, Sivanada, Ashtanga, Childrens and Family Yoga, Yoga for the Special Child, & Inner Engineering with Sadhguru. She has become highly respected for her successful work in yoga therapy, especially for Autism, ADHD and other behavioural and developmental syndromes. She has also talked at some of the biggest corporations in Switzerland and the annual SGIS (Swiss Group of International Schools) Conference on implementing Mindfulness in the work place and the education system.

Charlie holds the highest yoga qualifications as an ERYT500 (Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher), RCYT (Registered Children´s Yoga Teacher), RPYT (Registered Prenatal Yoga Teacher) and YCEP (Yoga Continued Education Provider) with the Yoga Alliance, and has developed Indiv Yoga™ to bring a more physiological, therapeutic and individual approach to yoga. Indiv Yoga™ Switzerland is a RYS (registered yoga school) and RCYS (registered children’s yoga school) providing Yoga Alliance teacher training certifications of the highest professional standards.

The focus of Indiv Yoga™ is to provide the benefits of yoga to every type of individual, using its teachings to achieve physical and mental balance, and diminish the anxieties of modern life for adults and children.

Read her online testimonials and qualifications for a feel of her knowledgeable and friendly professionalism.

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Excellent
Based on 107 reviews
Francesca Stunell-Bianco
Francesca Stunell-Bianco
2024-06-07
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I recently did one of Charlie's courses for yoga teachers that have undergone their 200hr training. I chose a course specialising in Mindfulness and Meditation for 30 hours. Charlie is a wonderful teacher, and I was initially intrigued by the work that she has done in corporate settings and British airways, and the capacity to "cross over" to make yoga and meditation more accessible to all to share its benefits with those that may be initially sceptical. She is such a warm and knowledgable person, I absolutely loved being on the course and learned so much from her. She motivated me and the other students to really use our potential and "hone" our individual styles of guided meditations within our yoga teaching practice. Would definitely recommend to anybody interested in this area of yoga or for the Yoga Alliance's requirement every 3 years for 30 hours of additional study. Thank you Charlie! xo
Diane Watkins
Diane Watkins
2024-04-29
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An amazing experience, can't believe how much we all learnt on this course. It is challenging but so worth it. Amazing new friends made and a new found confidence. Thank you Charlie 🙏🏻
Charlotte Heron
Charlotte Heron
2024-04-19
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What a brilliant learning experience and lovely yoga community to go back home with 🤍 Charlie is an incredibly knowledgable yoga teacher and has created a 2 week course focused on you becoming a competent yoga teacher, which I loved. We were teaching by day 3 and I left feeling confident to teach (and sequence) a 75 minute class. Due to the nature of the 2 weeks, so much information is packed into the course and a lot of time spent reading/studying as well as practicing. My only comment would be it would’ve been great to have more yoga lessons with Charlie herself as she has a wealth of knowledge, but due to a packed schedule and the focus being on our own teaching progression I’m not sure where we could’ve fitted this in on a daily basis! I have left with a much stronger personal practice as well as a deeper understanding of the history of yoga and mediation methods. I’d highly recommend this course for anyone looking to deep dive into yoga and hone their skills as a teacher in an immersive experience.
Ruby Gent
Ruby Gent
2024-04-16
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I have just completed the course in March! It was an amazing experience I was surrounded by the most supportive women ever, I’ve learned so much just from 2 weeks! Charlie was a lovely instructor 💖 I’m so pleased I’ve done this course!
Catriona Calder
Catriona Calder
2023-11-18
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Thank you Charlie for the most amazing 2 weeks. Who would have thought that we could have learned so much and more so come out of it confident teachers with the knowledge to support us. An amazing group - lots of study but lots of laughs (and tea) too. If you are thinking of taking a YTT 200 take a leap of faith with Charlie you won’t regret it.
Anne Soriano Rijo
Anne Soriano Rijo
2023-11-18
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Charlie’s 200 hour TT course was incredible! Charlie is incredibly knowledgeable about yoga and meditation and genuinely cares about her students. The course is challenging but it’s well- organized and transforms curious yoga students into confident yoga teachers! I genuinely love everyone that I met here and the setting in Carvoeiro is divine. If you are thinking about it, you should definitely do it! Immerse yourself!
Kristina Krasteva
Kristina Krasteva
2023-11-18
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Thank you, Charlie, for this beautiful experience! The YTT in Carvoeiro was very insightful, full of hard work and lots of laughs. Charlie is an inspiring teacher and we all gained a lot of knowledge and motivation!
Linda Mlb
Linda Mlb
2023-11-17
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Thank you Charlie for the 200YTT in Portugal. This is a New life starting thanks to this super amazing two weeks courses
Marijn Jenné
Marijn Jenné
2023-11-17
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Had a wonderful two weeks teacher course here! Charlie is an amazing teacher with high standards. We learned a lot and I feel confident as a yoga teacher. It was definitely not a retreat, we had to work hard to get all the knowledge in.
Simona Caggiu
Simona Caggiu
2023-11-17
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Thank you so much Charlie for this amazing YTT. I enjoyed the time spent with you and the rest of the group in Carvoeiro. It has been a very inspiring path. Thank you �
Excellent
Based on 138 reviews
charlotte heron
charlotte heron
2024-04-19
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What a brilliant learning experience and lovely yoga community to go back home with. Charlie is an incredibly knowledgable yoga teacher and has created a 2 week course focused on you becoming a competent yoga teacher, which I loved. We were teaching by day 3 and I left feeling confident to teach (and sequence) a 75 minute class. Due to the nature of the 2 weeks, so much information is packed into the course and a lot of time spent reading/studying as well as practicing. My only comment would be it would’ve been great to have more yoga lessons with Charlie herself as she has a wealth of knowledge, but due to a packed schedule and the focus being on our own teaching progression I’m not sure where we could’ve fitted this in on a daily basis! I have left with a much stronger personal practice as well as a deeper understanding of the history of yoga and mediation methods. I’d highly recommend this course for anyone looking to deep dive into yoga and hone their skills as a teacher in an immersive experience.
Edson R.
Edson R.
2023-11-21
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I recently completed the 200-hour yoga teacher training with Charlie, and it was a truly life-changing experience ! The course is pretty intense - but its comprehensive curriculum covered all aspects of yoga, from its rich history and philosophy to anatomy, class planning, and lots of opportunities and feedback to start practicing our teaching. The villa, with its beautiful garden and pool in Portugal, provided the perfect backdrop for this inspiring learning experience. Charlie truly goes above and beyond to ensure each student receives the utmost from the program. Her passion for yoga is palpable, and she generously shares her vast knowledge not only of the practice itself but also the intricacies of the yoga business. The personal growth I experienced - not only as a Yogi, but also off the mat - was beyond my expectations. If you're seeking a yoga teacher training that combines depth of knowledge, practical teaching opportunities, and a nurturing environment, look no further.
Kristina Krasteva
Kristina Krasteva
2023-11-17
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Thank you, Charlie, for this beautiful experience! The YTT in Carvoeiro was very insightful, full of hard work and lots of laughs. Charlie is an inspiring teacher and we all gained a lot of knowledge and motivation!
Luxi Wang-Gauthier
Luxi Wang-Gauthier
2023-11-17
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I did my 200h YTT certification with Charlie, it was absolutely wonderful ! The amount of knowledge and wisdom you get is incredible ! Charlie as a teacher is amazing, she is authentic and really passionate about teaching, and she is always here for us. As a person, she is one of the best people I’ve met, with a pure heart and good intention. I couldn’t ask for a better teacher for my YTT ! I highly highly recommend her if you want to deepen your knowledge of yoga, not only on the physical aspect but also on the philosophy, history, different types of yoga, meditation, this course what what you need !
Simona Caggiu
Simona Caggiu
2023-11-17
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I'm so grateful for this beautiful experience. An inspiring teacher that teached me a lot. I would highly recommend the course to anyone. Thank you Charlie!
Linda M
Linda M
2023-11-17
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Je voudrais remercier Charlie pour notre formation 200hYTT au Portugal en nov 2023. Les deux semaines ont été parfaitement organisées autour du Yoga ! Charlie a une grande expérience de la discipline , est très disponible pour toutes questions au besoin. Elle a su créer une atmosphère pour que chacun d'entre nous puisse s'épanouir et réussir (8personnes). Je recommande fortement Charlie pour le cœur , le sérieux et l'implication que l'on peut ressentir dans son travail et la transmission de son savoir. Merci encore !
Ekber Menemencioglu
Ekber Menemencioglu
2023-11-16
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Dear Charlie, Thank you for a wonderful retreat. While I did a lot of yoga and mediation at a much younger age I stopped. Work, growing children was a wonderful experience. I have finally retired. Thanks to your retreat I have started to walk on the path again. Thank you again Charlie you are a wonder worker. Ekber

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