Meet the team

About us

We aim to provide you with a wide range of quality internationally recognised courses delivered by our diverse team of specialists who provide distinction in training.

Excellence in Training

As a training centre of excellence we provide you with a range of high quality internationally recognised courses in health and therapy that are validated by Vocational Training Charitable Trust (VTCT) and Central YMCA Qualifications (CYQ).

More than just another course

Your learning experience will be delivered by specialists in their field. We are unique because we not only provide you with the opportunity to get qualified, we actually give you the business planning ‘know how’ to make your business a success.

We pride ourselves on our user friendly structured courses, customer service, loyalty and approachability. Training with us will be inspirational, motivational and fun.

The Team

We are a multi disciplined company with vast experience in many areas within the health, therapy and fitness industry.


Teresa Doherty:

BSc Nut Med, Cert Ed, RICTAT, BANT, REPs)

Nutritionist, colonic and sports therapist, lecturer, assessor and verifier .
Green Apple was established by Teresa Doherty to support the needs of individuals, groups and learners who are interested in health and therapy. With a goal of providing quality courses that are flexible, informative and fun.

Teresa has over 16 years experience in the health and fitness industry working as a freelance nutritional, colonic and sports therapist. She has also worked as a lecturer and assessor for educational providers and private companies for over 18 years.

Teresa is an enthusiastic promoter of health, fitness and therapy and has witnessed how client’s lives are transformed through a healthy dietary, exercise, lifestyle and detoxification plans. Her approach is to provide support and education to help her clients enhance their health and vitality.

Teresa’s passion for making a difference led to the creation of the Green Apple motto – Look better, feel better and be better. We feel these simple words demonstrate what we look to achieve for every single individual we work with.

Teresa Doherty

Aynsley Doherty:

Following a successful career in medical sales, Aynsley has joined the Green Apple team and will be working to support candidates through their course as well as spreading the word and raising the company’s profile. He is more than willing to help and assist applicants throughout their learning experience in order to make the Green Apple experience a rewarding one!

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Jo Hayns:


Complementary therapist, lecturer, assessor and verifier.

Qualified in Reflexology, Swedish massage, Aromatherapy, Indian Head?Massage, Thermal Auricular therapy, Holistic Crystal, Holistic Colour Therapy, NLP, Yoga practice and Philosophy (and still training!) and 14 years teaching experience setting up and running a Complementary Therapy department in an FE college.

Experience in running a large health, beauty and hair business, 23 years practicing as a Complementary therapist and now running a Complementary therapy business.
Special interests include stress related conditions, the psychological effect on health and well being and the area of cancer care for patients
and their families. Main priority is to give confidence and the ability to others to become knowledgeable individuals.

Jo Hayns

Anne Thomas:


Complementary therapist, lecturer, assessor and verifier.Anne has joined Green Apple because she shares the goals of providing quality training that is motivational, informative and fun. Anne has 9 years therapy and teaching expertise and runs a successful business helping clients meet their health and well being goals through complementary therapy.

She has a particular passion for healthy eating and believes that looking at a client holistically can have immense benefits. Her years as a teacher and assessor in further education colleges have given her the opportunity to enthuse students with some of her passion and allowed them to achieve their goals of becoming successful complementary therapists.

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Ebony Shaw:

Sports therapist, cardiac physiologist, lecturer, assessor and verifier.Ebony is a physiologist specialising in cardiology, working for the NHS. Alongside this role she is a sports and holistic massage therapist, fitness and pilates instructor. Ebony has worked in the leisure and therapy industry for 10 years and has been a lecturer and assessor for 8 years.

She combines her experience from both the medical field together with non medical therapies and is able to incorporate her experience from both sides into her teaching.


Ebony Shaw

Sue Maynard:

Has been working in the health and fitness industry for some years and has been involved with Teresa in both Pilates and Nutrition since 2007. Sue is passionate about nutrition and has helped many clients achieve a much healthier lifestyle through changes in diet, exercise, and achievement of individual goals. Her constant support to them has proved invaluable and they know Sue will always “Be There” for them at all times. Sue’s passion for the industry has resulted in her recent achievement of the A1 and A2 Assessors Award and she has now joined the Green Apple’s Team of assessors.

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