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Core Team


Hazel Bugler


Hazel is a yoga teacher and chiropractor and is responsible for the business side of the project. She leads on accounts and organising board meetings. Hazel has run her own company for over 10 years and recently completed an MBA. She is excited to to be applying these business skills to a social good

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Megan Cowles

Megan is a yoga teacher, clinical psychologist and researcher with a specialism in complex trauma. Megan contributes to the operational side of BYRP and is responsible for developing BYRP training. Megan is dedicated to working with yoga as a force for social change, including supporting deeper connecting with self, community, nature and spirit


Leonie Harvey-Rolfe

Leonie is a yoga teacher, anthropologist and community worker. Leonie directs the operational aspects of the project as well as running the reflective spaces. Leonie is a driven social justice advocate and committed to increasing access to the transformational practices of yoga

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Lildonia Lawrence
Operational Lead

Lildonia is a yoga instructor and wellbeing coach specialising in wellbeing for women, young people and BIPOC folks. She has a background in psychology and mental health and has been working in the field since 2009. Lildonia works with Leonie and Megan on the operational side of BYRP, contributing to a wide range of areas to keep things running smoothly. Her mission is to inspire, educate and equip people with the tools for long lasting health and wellbeing


Izzy Simpson
Social Media

Izzy is a yoga teacher with a background in support work, specialising in supporting domestic and sexual abuse survivors. Izzy supports BYRP with managing our social media, as well as contributing to the running of the project. She has also covered the operational sides of things when others are on leave. Izzy is passionate about creating opportunities for deeper connection and sense of community through yoga practice

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