About Us

Radiant Star Yoga offers individual sessions, classes, workshops and trainings in different disciplines with
the shared purpose: to unfold the whole of you.

David and Amanda offer Hanna Somatics, Gentle Somatic Yoga, Aerial Yoga and Soma Dance as ways
to access your inner radiance and unfold to your full potential.  They both believe we all have the
capacity to shine, and radiate love, confidence, happiness and joy…

THE TEAM

David Fleming

David Fleming is an experienced Somatic Movement Educator who has been teaching a variety of movement forms since he first trained in The Nia Technique in 2008.  Alongside Nia he also trained in Nia 5 Stages, a movement approach based on the five developmental stages: Embryonic, Creeping, Crawling, Standing and Walking.

In 2012, he became an Aerial Yoga teacher and since 2015 he has been an Aerial Yoga trainer . In 2013 David hosted Martha Peterson of Essential Somatics with the first Hanna Somatic Exercise Coach (HSEC) training in the UK. Since then he has continued working with Martha, regularly hosting and assisting on Essential Somatics trainings and courses in the UK. He also continued to train with Martha and in 2017, he completed Clinical Somatic Educator training with her. During 2016-2017 David also trained with James Knight, in Gentle Somatic Yoga and later assisted on hisUK GSY Level 1 training. David currently offers 1-2-1 Clinical Somatics,  Hanna Somatic and Gentle Somatic Yoga workshops & immersions in the UK and abroad. He is now based in South Wales, north of Cardiff, where he currently offers 1-2-1 Clinical Somatic sessions.

Amanda Franklin

Amanda trained in The Nia Technique in 2007, and taught regularly from then on, completing her Black Belt Training in 2014.  She is also trained in Nia 5 Stages.  From her love of Nia, and its somatic approach to movement, Amanda went on to train with Martha Peterson of Essential Somatics to become a Somatic Exercise Coach, and more recently with James Knight to become a Gentle Somatic Yoga teacher. Along with David, she also teaches Aerial Yoga classes and workshops, having trained with Devi Kaur in Chakra Aerial Yoga, and offers Aerial Yoga Teacher Training.

All of the classes, workshops and trainings offered by David and Amanda are influenced by Hanna Somatic principles, as they are both committed to educating people to move more freely.

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