MEET THE TEAM

JESSICA GOW

Co-founder
Yoga Instructor & Reflexologist

Jessica is a 200hr Yoga Alliance certified yoga instructor. She fell in love with yoga after she took her first class 13 years ago. Jessica is also a qualified and experienced reflexologist who feels passionate about holistic healing. She understands the connection between mind and body in a way few others are able to. Jessica has a medical background with her degree in Podiatry which contributes to understanding the human body, injury prevention and rehabilitation.

EDWARD GOW

Co-founder
Outdoor Fitness Leader

Edward created Tangerine Retreats with his wife Jessica in 2018. With a degree in Marine Biology he has a passion for the outdoors and enjoys exploring new areas through hiking, running, open water swimming and cycling. During the retreats he leads hikes through the surrounding countryside and can also organise running groups for those who want more of a workout. For our surf retreats, Edward is always around to provide talks about tides, currents, local marine life and beach clean-ups.

FENTON JOSEPH-ZYWICKI

Mindfulness Coach & Reiki Master

Reiki master Fenton is a holistic practitioner and mindfulness coach. He encourages and supports all those whom he comes into contact with to embrace and live their best selves. Helping others to enjoy life has become Fenton's life mission and so he works to educate, train and inspire others to obtain a healthy and happy life through the realisation of the holistic self, and in doing so works to find and restore equilibrium between the physical, emotional and energetic self in all his recipients.

GABRIELLA FLOWERDEW

Acroyoga Instructor & Thai Masseuse

Gabriella completed her Acroyoga Teacher Training in Thailand with Jason Nemer, the co-founder of Acroyoga. Gabi has travelled around the world practising acroyoga with people of all ages, from 2 year olds to 86 year olds. She mixes both the lunar and solar elements and includes Thai Massage known as “Thai and Fly” or Therapeutic Flying. Her classes are about having fun, new achievements, building trust, growing the community and discovering a new kind of monkey-like playtime for all ages!

JOSE LYON

Acroyoga & Yoga Instructor

LAURIE CRAWFORD-SMITH

Sports Therapist & Personal Trainer

Laurie is a qualified level 5 sports massage and acupuncture therapist and has a L3 diploma in personal training. Laurie's main area of work is rehabilitation for sports professionals and works with international polo teams during the Spanish season where she treats and trains pre and post polo matches. She also works with a lot of non-athletes and day to day patients for general maintenance. Laurie can combine massage and acupuncture along with training and exercise.

Jose's passion is to help and support all the people he comes in contact with. Everyday he tries to integrate and learn what it means to be a human being for all levels of the mind, body and spirit. He believes that one of his main purposes in life is to help build relationships, connect with new people and act with love towards all beings on earth. Jose approaches life with a smile and through acroyoga, connects with his inner child to create fun, challenging and explorative yoga sessions.

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