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Case Study: Debbie Avery of Bude Yoga and Therapy Space

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Bude Yoga and Therapy Space is the brainchild of Debbie Avery and husband Mike Bourne. They moved from Berkshire to Cornwall 8 years ago and quickly set up the yoga studio for Debbie along with treatment rooms for Mike, a qualified Osteopath. The couple did their initial yoga training with Friends of Yoga (FRYOG) and although Mike doesn’t teach classes himself, they work closely together delivering their Yoga Teacher Training courses, as well as providing Yoga classes, Osteopathy clinic and Sound therapy for the community. The specialties of husband and wife complement each other perfectly and the Centre is in great demand both from the locals and many summer visitors too.

Debbie has been a Yoga teacher for 25 years and has been a client of Wellbeing Insurance (formerly DSC) throughout this time. She uses an integral approach incorporating asanas (posture work), pranayama (breath control), mantra (chanting), and meditation. Over the years she has also developed her own approach to teacher training and runs her courses independently from the premises. With a wealth of experience from her time with FRYOG, including a stint as national training and standards officer, she is a recognized elder of the Independent Yoga Network. She acknowledges the support provided by Wellbeing Insurance over the years and particularly highlights two notable benefits:

Debbie can confidently recommend that her yoga teacher graduates also look to Wellbeing Insurance

Firstly, if she can’t sort something out online, she knows she can telephone and speak to a member of Wellbeing Insurance’s staff straightaway. In an increasingly automated world this is still important to her. And knowing this, Debbie can confidently recommend that her yoga teacher graduates also look to Wellbeing Insurance for their individual insurance needs when they become ready to lead classes of their own.


Secondly, while seeking insurance for her studio, Debbie was delighted when the staff at Wellbeing Insurance were able to cover her business contents, as well as Public Liability for the premises indemnifying against slips and trips.


Wellbeing Insurance are pleased to be continuing to support Debbie and the Bude Yoga and Therapy Space after many years with the essential Studio Malpractice and Public Liability insurance she requires.