Professional Qualifications

FIND YOUR FLOW

FIND YOUR PURPOSE

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master of Science in Public Health, 2004
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Health Promotion, 2001
  • Bachelor of Science with Honours in Sports Science, 1999

MIND + BODY + ENERGY QUALIFICATIONS

  • Applied Positive Psychology, Academi Wales, 2018
  • Trained to teach the Paws b Mindfulness Curriculum (7-11 years), Mindfulness in Schools Project, 2017
  • Neuroscience of Leadership, University of South Wales, 2017
  • Mindfulness for Health, Introduction to Teacher Training Breathworks, 2017
  • Thai Yoga Massage Therapist, The School of Thai Yoga Massage, 2017
  • Baby & Infant Massage Instructor, TEACH Therapy, 2014
    Pre & Post Natal Yoga Teacher, Yoga Alliance, 2014
  • Yoga Teacher, Yoga Alliance, 2011
  • Level 3 Practitioner Diploma, The Association of Reflexology, 2008
  • Usui Reiki Healing System, Level 1 & Level 2, 2005
  • Introduction to Motivational Interviewing, Professor Stephen Rollnick, 2004
  • Martial Arts Assistant Instructor, Welsh Institute of Sport, 1995

PROFESSIONAL + PERSONAL ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Asquith London, Yoga Ambassador, 2017
  • NHS Awards Wales: ‘Clinical Application of Research’ (Runner up), 2014
  • Hywel Dda University Health Board: Best of Health Staff Awards ‘Excellence in Improving Health and Wellbeing’ (Winner), 2011
  • NHS Awards Wales: ‘Promoting Better Health and Avoiding Disease’ (Runner up), 2010
  • British Universities Sporting Association, Outstanding Sporting Performance, 1999
  • University of Glamorgan Sporting Association, Sports Person of the Year, 1999
  • University of Glamorgan Sporting Association, Sports Woman of the Year, 1997,1998 &1999
  • Welsh Karate Federation, Member of the Welsh Karate Team, 1996-1999
  • British Universities, Gold Medalist, (Kata & Kumite), 1997 – 1999
  • Welsh Universities, Gold Medalist (Kata & Kumite), 1997 – 1999
  • Second Dan Black Belt, 1997
  • First Dan Black Belt, 1995

PUBLICATIONS + ABSTRACTS

Gray, BJ., Bracken, RM., Turner, D., Morgan, K., Mellalieu, SD., Williams, SP., Williams, M., Rice, S., Stephens, JW. (2013). High prevalence of central obesity and raised body mass index in female local health board workers: findings of a work-based health screening initiative. Diabetic Medicine, 30 (Suppl. 1), 183.

Gray, BJ., Bracken, RM., Turner, D., Morgan, K., Mellalieu, SD., Williams, SP., Williams, M., Rice, S., Stephens, JW. (2013). A work-based health screening initiative to uncover the cardiovascular and diabetes risk in male steel industry workers. Diabetic Medicine, 30 (Suppl.1), 184.

Gray, BJ., Bracken, RM., Turner, D., Morgan, K., Mellalieu, SD., Williams, SP., Williams, M., Rice, S., Stephens, JW. (2013). Self-reported physical activity does not influence presence of metabolic syndrome in working males: Findings from a workplace based health screening initiative in South Wales. Journal of Diabetes, 5 (Suppl. 1), 62.

Gray, BJ., Bracken, RM., Turner, D., Morgan, K., Mellalieu, SD., Williams, SP., Williams, M., Rice, S., Stephens, JW. (2013). Greater incidence of metabolic syndrome in working males than their female counterparts: An observation from a workplace based health screening initiative in South Wales. Journal of Diabetes, 5 (Suppl. 1), 126.

Dr J. Thorton, Ms K.Morgan, Dr S.Rice & Dr M.Williams. Cardiovascular and diabtes risk assessment and management in the workplace. European Diabetes Epidemiology Conference (2012).

E.M. Di Battista, Dr M. Williams, Dr S. Rice, K. Morgan, Prof J. Stephens, Dr R.M. Bracken & Dr S.D. Mellalieu. A workplace lifestyle intervention programme: Effect on anthropometric risk factors for type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular risk. Europrevent Conference (2012).