Our Yoga and Wellness Program Team
Jackie Helton, Wellness Director & Yoga Teacher
Jackie Helton is our Wellness Director and oversees the Yoga and Wellness Programs at The PARADISE KOH YAO Boutique Beach Resort & Spa. She has worked in the Wellness Industry for over a decade, running her own Yoga and Personal Training business for the last 5 years in Seattle Washington, USA. She had the pleasure of teaching individuals how to improve their health through yoga, fitness and nutrition. She is a firm believer in the movement arts and likes to rock climb and hoop as well as practice AcroYoga. She supports the resident Yoga Teacher and will also be teaching at the resort. Please contact her with any questions you may have about our Yoga and Wellness vacations and retreats.
Leese Schneider, Resident Yoga Teacher
Leese is our Resident Yoga Teacher at The Paradise resort. She completed her 500 hour in Dharamsala India and has been teaching in Bangkok where she has lived for the past twelve years.
Leese endeavors to help students explore yoga from a holistic perspective combining her knowledge of healing treatments & meditation with physical asana practice to achieve greater states of health and happiness. Leese is a qualified massage therapist & Reiki practitioner and works with crystals to energetically heal the body. She has spent considerable time exploring healing through fasting and nutrition and is a vegan with raw food tendencies.
You can find Leese teaching in the yoga sala between 7.30-9am & 4:30-6pm or in the Yoga Lounge. Leese is also available for private yoga sessions and treatments.