Fiona Agombar


Fiona Agombar


Fiona Agombar is an author and yoga therapist in the Krishnamacharya Tradition. She originally trained with the Yoga for Health Foundation in 2001 then qualified as a KHYF teacher in 2011 and is accredited as an advanced teacher with the British Wheel of Yoga (BWY). She has studied under Bill Feeney, Gill Lloyd, Sarah Ryan, TKV Desikachar and the Zen teacher Adyashanti. She is now mentored by Dr Kausthub Desikachar. She specialises in teaching yoga for fatigue conditions, including CFS/ME, burnout, stress and long-Covid. Fiona was a Trustee of Action for ME (major UK charity) for eight years. She has set up teaching modules on stress and fatigue for Yoga Campus, which she ran for several years together with CPD days for the BWY, before she took five years out to nurse her husband who was terminally ill. She was one of the key speakers for Global Yoga Therapy Day in August 2020 on exhaustion, overwhelm and burnout and a speaker at the Wellness After Covid Symposium in May 2021. In March 2021 she contributed to the advisory meeting for the British Council of Yoga Therapy on guidelines for teaching those with long-Covid. She runs a successful training for teachers on Burnout, CFS and Long-Covid with Sarah Ryan through Yoga Teachers Forum. She also runs weekly classes online for those with fatigue and has referrals for long-Covid from a major teaching hospital in the UK. Fiona will be teaching the Long Covid module with Nadyne McKie for the Minded Institute’s Yoga Therapy training in 2022. Fiona and Nadyne have also been commissioned to write a book on Long Covid for Singing Dragon books. Fiona is part of the steering committee set up by Westminster University to investigate yoga as an intervention for Long Covid. She is the author of the book and DVD Beat Fatigue with Yoga (Cherry Red Books) and Yoga Therapy for Stress, Burnout and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (Singing Dragon). Fiona has Lyme disease which she manages with yoga. She is passionate about campaigning to change attitudes to those with fatigue conditions and describes herself as a Rest Activist.

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