Our Wee Team

Meet our core staff and board members. We may be a small team but we make big things happen! You’ll find at least one of these faces working hard from our studios Monday to Friday 10am to 5pm.

Want to chat to us or arrange a visit? You can reach out to our team from here.

Vicky: The Wee Retreat Founder (she/her)

It’s all down to her and her meditation practice! Vicky was an Educational Psychologist, juggling her career with the needs of her two children, when she began with an 8-week beginners Mindfulness course and even with lots of staying in the moment and awareness of the present she can’t quite believe that it has led her here.

When Vicky isn’t deep breathing her way through a financial forecast or reminding herself that the headache of timetabling classes will pass, she spends her spare time meditating, reading, or hanging out with her teenage daughters. She is also prone to frequent wishing she was at the beach, which is not helped by a certain team member’s Instagram…

Scott: Studio Co-ordinator (he/him)

Scott joined our team in early 2022 and since then, he spends his days managing our lovely studios, running tours and helping our wonderful teachers make the most of The Wee Retreat. He’s our go-to man for all things happening at the studios but when he’s not here, you’ll find him managing Stravaig Theatre – creating shows and running drama workshops across the country. He loves the buzz of Glasgow’s southside but might also be found deep in the woods as he enjoys the peace and tranquillity of wild camping. You can find Scott’s drama classes, writing retreats and performance workshops popping up from time to time on the studio calander.

Jose: Community Engagement Officer (she/her)

Jose joined us in her role as Community Engagement Officer in October 2023. She’s focusing on our free community events such as the Wee Monthly Book Club, connecting with partner organisations, and supporting wellbeing professional’s own wellbeing. Josee will be drawing from her varied experience in the third sector including; mindfulness facilitation, mental health support work, and outdoor playwork.

When she’s not engaging with folk here, Jose runs her psychotherapy practice, using the creative approach from her MSc in Play Therapy. She also volunteers for an equalities group in a trans-inclusive women’s charity. Otherwise, she loves soaking in the southside with loved ones, wrangling with her sewing machine, and caring for a litany of plantlife.

Sophie: Marketing Support Officer (she/her)

Sophie is our newest addition here at The Wee Retreat. As our Marketing Support Officer, she’ll be helping run our socials to keep you updated about what’s on. Sophie is passionate about all things wellbeing, including yoga, mindful eating and journaling in her daily routine.

Sophie also volunteers at a crisis line and is looking forward to studying counselling next year. Outside the studio, Sophie is usually enjoying Glasgow’s cafes, parks and restaurants with her dog Rogue.

Michelle: Secretary of the Board (she/her)

Michelle is the owner of Granted Business Solutions, a magical world where business owners’ lives are transformed through the power of admin. 
She is based in South Lanarkshire where she lives a life of admin, connecting businesses for mutual gain and her mad passion for learning. You can regularly find Michelle playing in the fields surrounding her house with her awesome furchildren.

Jo: Board Member (she/her)

Jo’s first introduction to yoga was at the age of 2 when her Yoga teacher Gran, who trained in the early 70s, introduced her to lion pose – from then on, she was hooked! Living a stones throw away to the studios, when The Wee Retreat opened – Jo was one of the 1st locals to reach out to Vicky to see how she could help, knowing what a vital space it would be for the local community.

Although Jo’s job is filming and making documentaries, during lockdown, she trained as a Kundalini yoga teacher, enabling her to help those looking for a spiritual practice. Jo practices Kundalini yoga and meditation daily and starts her day with a 5-minute ice bath in the garden.  She lives with her husband, two children, two dogs and her stunning grey cat.

Lorna : Board Member (she/her)

Lorna has worked in NHS as a mental health nurse for the past 30 years. She grew up near Glasgow but lived in South East England since her student nurse days and returned in 2022.  Lorna became interested in yoga during the pandemic mainly via YouTube but now she enjoys in-person classes and have begun a Foundation course studying yoga.  

Lorna is a local to the studios, and is enjoying getting to know the local community, the green spaces and the many coffee shops with her husband and dog.