About Us

Lucy Maresh

Lucy has been practising as a massage therapist since 2004 and teaching yoga since 2008.

Before establishing A Space to Be in 2009, Lucy ran a successful massage therapy business in London.

In addition to her massage training which began in 2004 and is ongoing, Lucy has well above the standard 500 hours of yoga teacher training (listed below). She also has a degree in Social Anthropology from Cambridge University.

Professional Memberships

Lucy is insured to practice by the Federation of Holistic Therapists and abides by their Code of Ethics. Lucy also holds an enhanced CRB disclosure and a First Aid at Work Certificate.

Certified Yoga Teacher Training and CPD

Sadhana Mala
2019-current The Art of Individual Teaching with Ranju Roy and David Charlton (300)

Judith Hanson Lasater
2019 Experiential Anatomy (digital)  (50)
2018 Pranayama Intensive (30)
2017 Experiential Anatomy for Yoga Teachers (30)
2016 Teaching Yoga (digital) (20)
2016 Yoga Philosophy 101 (digital) (20)
2015 Living Your Yoga (digital)  (20)
2014 Embodying Empathy (18)
2012 Advanced Restorative Yoga Relax and Renew Level 2 Teacher Training (40)
2011 Restorative Yoga Relax and Renew Teacher Training (40)
Lucy has assisted at Judith’s workshops in London annually since 2015.

Uma Dinsmore Tuli
2018 Well Woman Yoga Therapy with Uma Dinsmore Tuli and Sivani Mata Francis (40)
2013 Integrated Postnatal and Baby Yoga with Uma Dinsmore-Tuli (40)
2012 Yoga Nidra Teaching Training with Uma and Nirlipta Dinsmore-Tuli (50)
2010 Pregnancy Yoga Teacher Training with Uma Dinsmore Tuli (40)

British Wheel of Yoga (main tutor Tara Fraser)
2008-10 British Wheel of Yoga Teacher Training Diploma with Tara Fraser (BWYDip) (300)
2006 British Wheel of Yoga Foundation Course with Tara Fraser and Nigel Jones (60)

Other Relevant CPD
2020 Cultural Appropriation in Yoga with Sophia Ansari (8)
2020 Post-Lineage Yoga with Theo Wildcroft (9)
2015 Yoga and Mindfulness for Children with Janine Hurley and Chelsea Canovas (20)

Certified Massage Therapy Training and CPD

2018 Chi Nei Tsang, Ong’s Massage School, Chiang Mai, Thailand
2017 Thai Abdominal Massage, Felicity Joy (Sunshine Network)
2011 Thai Therapeutic Techniques Levels 1-4, Old Medicine Hospital, Chiang Mai, Thailand
2011 Thai Foot Massage, Old Medicine Hospital, Chiang Mai, Thailand
2011 Thai Hot Herbal Compress Massage, Old Medicine Hospital, Chiang Mai, Thailand
2011 ‘Nerve Touch’ Massage, Lek Chaiya, Chiang Mai, Thailand
2007 Traditional Thai Yoga Massage Practitioner Course with Quantum Metta (TTYMA)
2006 Caring for Pregnant Clients with Denise Tiran, Expectancy Ltd
2005 Seated Acupressure Massage with Andrew Sceats
2005 Holistic Facial Massage with Christine Fisk (FHT)
2005 VTCT Level 3 Teaching Certificate in Infant Massage with Lorraine Davies (FHT)
2004 Working With People with Cancer (Cancer Resource Centre, now Paul D’Auria Centre)
2004 VTCT Level 3 Swedish Massage with Peter Gray at Cambridge Regional College