Billy Walker-Wavell

Billy’s passion for movement began in his early years growing up on the Isle of Wight in Southern England. Billy was surrounded by the sea and spent his free time surfing and sailing competitively on dinghies and yachts. Billy was a keen Rugby player during this time as well and captained his school 1st XV and played for the Isle of Wight and Hampshire counties.

Billy went on to study a BSc in Sports and Exercise Sciences, with a major in Sports Coaching and Kinesiology at the University of Wales, Swansea 2001.

During this time he spent two years in the reserve forces UK spending time training with the Territorial Army, Royal Marines and the Royal Navy on exercises all across the UK, playing Rugby for the Territorial Army during that time.

Once graduated Billy spent 2 years travelling and surfing through Thailand, Australia and Indonesia. He then returned and graduated in 2006 with BSc in Physiotherapy at the University of East London, UK.

In 2008 Billy emigrated to British Columbia to pursue his career further and found his way to Squamish in 2010 where he discovered his own personal Yoga practice and study. While treating and training/practicing with some of Canada’s top level amateur and professional athletes and yoga practitioners in Squamish, he developed, blended and honed a unique method of treatment combining traditional physiotherapy with yoga therapy as well as other conditioning training methods.

To enhance his yoga and meditation practice, Billy spent 3 months in 2012 studying the Ashtanga lineage in Mysore, India, gaining further study in Yoga Therapy methods at the Himalayan Iyengar Yoga Centre.

By 2015 Billy completed 200 hours of Yoga Teacher training in the Restorative/Critical Alignment method in Oaxaca, Mexico, and more recently completed a further 200 hour training in the Art and Sacred Science of Yoga.

Billy is also a Functional Range Conditioning Movement Specialist (FRCMs)and Restore Human Level 1 Coach, blending all of this methodology and experience into his treatment plans, guiding his client’s towards their goals.

Billy creates space for and guides the body-mind towards optimal recovery through structural, mental, emotional and energetic centring. Billy’s goal with each client is to provide the utmost presence, and to facilitate a calm and centred environment so that healing can occur.

When not working Billy enjoys playing with his son, hiking, trail running, mountain biking, sailing, kite surfing, surfing, climbing and skiing.