Dr. Chloe Hannigan BVetMed MRCVS, Founder and Director, VetYogi
Chloe qualified as a vet from the Royal Veterinary College, London, in 2012, and has worked in mixed and small animal practice in the UK, Australia, and NZ. She is currently a small animal locum, and loves the variety, teamwork, and surgical opportunities which her job brings, while acknowledging that sometimes veterinary medicine can be a very challenging profession to be a part of.
Having practiced yoga and meditation on and off for many years, she realised just how beneficial these practices were for helping with the management of work-related stress, easing the tension and aches that come from doing a physically and emotionally demanding job, and generally feeling more positive both professionally and personally.
Wanting to share these practices in realistic and evidence-based ways, she qualified as a yoga teacher in Bali and founded VetYogi in 2017, and encouraged by the response of the veterinary community, completed her 500-hour yoga teacher training in India in February 2020. She has since gained further yoga teaching and mental health qualifications, is registered as a Yoga Alliance Professionals teacher, and teaches a variety of yoga styles, including Hatha, Vinyasa, Yin, Yoga Nidra, as well as Meditation/Pranayama. She is a proud member of the profession, and passionate about improving veterinary mental health and wellbeing by bridging the scientific and spiritual realms.