The Fusion Family

Lisa’s yoga journey began years before she even had an inclination of becoming a yoga teacher. It was trauma that actually made her realise that yoga was her path, that she wanted to share with others what had helped her through a bad time in life.  

She completed her first 200 hrs in 2013, and her 300 hrs in 2019. She knew from the start that it was her goal to open her own studio. Her first little space was such a joy; only being able to fit maximum 10 mats in. After 2 years she decided to “feel the fear and do it anyway” and commit to a bigger premises. Fusion Yoga Studios was born.  

She chose the name “Fusion”  representing the Free Spirited approach she has to teaching this wonderful ancient practice. She likes to  draw from the teachings of all of her amazing teachers and the many different yoga linages to deliver a beautiful vinyasa style practice “Fusion Yoga” . 

She believes in living a life full of joy, freedom, gratitude and free from judgement. These feelings inform and guide her teaching and practice, which is focused on helping her students better connect to themselves and  to improve their physical, mental and spiritual well-being.  

She believes yoga is for Everyone whatever your body type or personality. Yoga is more than just physical posture and she is passionate about delivering the essence of the practice and weaving yoga philosophy into every one of her classes. She strives to bring a beautiful fusion of strength, flexibility, love, light, energy & healing to her classes.

Sarah’s journey with yoga began 14 years ago, when she gave birth to her son.

Shortly after his birth she was diagnosed with postpartum psychosis. She was provided care from The Beeches, Mother and baby unit in Derbyshire who introduced her to the practice of Yoga. It quickly became a life line practice for her.

Through learning yoga, meditation, mindfulness and breath work she found ways to manage her mental health and raise her beautiful son. She is a firm believer in using yoga as a tool to help people with mental health issues, just as she uses yoga to help with her own mental health. 

She truly believes that yoga can be accessible for everyone and strives to stay true to the lineage of yoga. Sarah is passionate about sharing not only the physical practice of yoga, but the spiritual aspects too.

She is now a 400 hour Yoga Alliance registered Yoga Teacher, after completing her first 200 hrs in 2019 and her second in 2021. Sarah is incredibly passionate about teaching yoga as a practice both on and off the mat, and strives to create a safe community for all who are wanting to start their own yoga journey. 

She believes yoga teaches us a beautiful way of navigating life’s ups and downs, helping cultivate coping strategies, emotional intelligence, peace and balance.

Fusion Team

Meet the Fusion Team! We are so proud to have our amazing Fusion Family, which allows us to offer so many different classes, services and courses.
Darren Clarke
Congeries of Sound
Healing Sound Baths

I first studied Mantra (chanting and toning) for healing with Angie Milbourn and soon realised that Sound Therapy was my path. I continued my training with world renowned Sanji Hall in Gongs and Singing Bowls.

He combines Eastern philosophy and Western methods to sound work. I now apply sound healing in both 1:1 healing treatments and group Sound Bath sessions using a combination of Gongs, singing Bowls, Tuning Forks, and other percussion instruments and vocals.I am very passionate about sound and the healing benefits it can offer. I offer a group Healing Sound bath at Fusion on the first Friday of each month.

Nicky Daubney
The Little Baby Sanctuary
Baby Yoga and Baby Massage

I’m a qualified NNEB Nursery Nurse with over 25 years experience working with new parents and children from birth to teens. Through my personal, isolating experiences of postnatal depression after the birth of each of my 3 children I wanted to provide a community where every new mummy and daddy should have accessibility to support in those early days of parenthood. Baby Massage and yoga were two courses I felt could do this positively.

Our classes are warm, friendly and inclusive. It doesn’t matter if you are late or even arrive just for a chat at the end. We all know how unpredictable life with a new baby can be! Baby Massage is suitable for babies from 6 weeks to crawling and yoga is suitable from 8 weeks to crawling.

Chloe Harris
Natural Earthling Wellness
Yoga and Meditation Teacher and Breath-Work Facilitator

Welcome, I am a passionate and heart-centred wellness coach and 200hr yoga teacher with a passion for mindful and intuitive movement, meditation, sound therapy and breath work (specialising in re-birthing/yin breath work).

I enter all my workshops and classes with the intention to create a safe space for people to explore their inner worlds with compassion and encourage everyone to listen and reconnect to their intuition allowing you to be the guide to unlocking your inner power and healing.

As we journey through different modalities to help move stagnant energy that is keeping us stuck and welcome in a fresh flow leaving you feeling empowered, inspired, grounded and connected to your inner calm and bliss.

Maxine Start
The Health Improvement Coach
Pilates & Menopause Support

Not your average Pilates Instructor! Maybe you’ve never done Pilates before but your GP or physio has suggested it will help, or you’ve exercised for years and you’ve heard about the benefits. My aim is to give you the confidence and knowledge to improve you’re health. I deliver with both compassion and passion, and truly believe that when we take ownership of our own health, the rewards can be more than we ever imagine.

I also have a personal interest in using lifestyle changes to manage the symptoms of menopause and deliver this knowledge in groups and 121s. I'd love to help you achieve your goals. With the appropriate support, it just might be easier than you think!

Nik Claire
Nik Claire Hypnotherapist
Hypnotherapy & Mindset Coaching

I am a qualified hypnotherapist and have been lucky to have trained with some of the best, John Richardson (a hypnotherapist featured on housewives of Cheshire and well known for his work with celebs with hypno gastric bands), Ali Campbell (celebrity and royal family hypnotherapist) and Larry Elman (the son of Dave Elman, a famous hypnotist who created the Elman Induction).

I have 25 years experience working and supporting teenagers, young adults and families around complex and challenging behaviors, using therapeutic techniques, mindfulness and mindset work. I am also qualified in Reiki healing 1&2, Crystal healing, aura and chakra clearing, breathwork and meditation training.

Kenley
Body By Kenley
Massage & Holistic Therapies

Hi! I am a qualified sports massage therapist, I also offer treatments including Indian Head Massage, Hot Stone Massage Therapy, Swedish Body Massage and Hopi Ear Candles.

I am currently training to offer dry needling and non-invasive natural face lift treatments.

I have a degree in Sport and Exercise, including full anatomy and physiology along with sports and excersise nutrition.

Julie O'Callagan
Dru with Ju
Hatha Yoga

The lovely Julie is bringing a new style of yoga to Fusion! Dru Yoga, which is a style of Hatha Yoga, is super accessible and has many benefits, including:

  • Increased Flexibility
  • Reduced Back Pain
  • Increased Energy and Mood Levels
  • Better Sleep
  • And so much more!

Join Julie on Thursday mornings for her 'Dru with Ju' class

Masniari
NaMasYoga
Gentle Yoga & Menopause Yoga

The name NaMasYoga comes from the mixture of Namaste (greetings or salutation from the divine) and my name Masniari (the sun, warmth). Based on my own personal experience, yoga has helped me embrace change, discover my own personal inner strength, build self confidence and helped me find my inner calmer happier self. Yoga can also be a powerful tool in healing trauma. I am passionate about sharing my experience and knowledge of yoga to the local community. Yoga is for everyone, no matter what age, shape, or size. Yoga is not just about the physical practice that happens on the mat.

I offer a gentle yoga flow on Wednesday mornings at Fusion. I also run menopause yoga workshops.

Small Business Friends

We love supporting small businesses. Take a read of some of the local small business we love & support.
Sercy Studio
Handmade Polymer Clay Gifts

Beautiful handmade polymer clay jewellery and gifts. Take a look in our teahouse for Sercy Studio's beautiful creations to purchase - all handmade with love. She crafts beautiful trinket dishes, mugs, jewellery and much more.

The Tub Hub
Cold Water Therapy
We’ve partnered with The Tub Hub, our local cold water therapy center, to bring you a refreshing experience that enhances both your physical and mental well-being.

To encourage you to explore the benefits, we’ve secured a special 15% discount for our yoga community at The Tub Hub. Simply use the code FRIENDSOFFUSION15 when booking your session.

My Bubble Cardigan
Crocheted Chunky Cardigans
We sell Odi's bubble cardigans in our teahouse, which is on the ground floor of our Wellbeing Centre. You can also order her creations on her Etsy, or by contacting her via socials.
Every cardigan has beautiful ample sleeves with a bubble stitch effect and unique design. She uses acrylic hypoallergenic sustainable and vegan yarn.
Equatorial
Fair Trade Textiles

With two shops in Derbyshire, online, and the odd muddy festival or two, Equatorial has been bringing you goodies from their friends, their suppliers, from all around the world for almost 30 years.

We often stock some of their beautiful tapestries in The Snug, above our Teahouse and next to Studio One. Or you can buy online via their website.

Grounded Goddess
Ethically Sourced Crystals

You can shop Cheryl's crystals at our Teahouse, or you can visit her website to order directly from Grounded Goddess. She also holds weekly Crystal Extravaganza's on facebook, where you can check out new stock and talk all things crystals.

Giraffe House Design
Handcrafted Polymer Jewellery

Tina makes beautiful, handcrafted polymer clay jewellery. She is based in Belper, however we stock her jewellery at our Teahouse, Infusion Teahouse, which is based on the bottom floor of our well-being centre. Come visit us and take a look at some of Tina's amazing designs.

Join the Fusion Family

We are always looking to expand our amazing family. Whether you're a teacher, a therapist, or interested in regular workshops at our well-being centre, we would love to hear from you!

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