Tanya Perret is the passion behind Live Breathe Hike. A dedicated mountaineer and Yoga practitioner she has been guiding people in the mountains for the past 21yrs completing in excess of 60 Tour du Mont Blancs, multiple Haute Routes, Via Alpina’s and Tuscan trails, in addition to 19 years wandering the trails of the Himalaya’s. Also a qualified Teacher specialising in people with learning difficulties and young people excluded from mainstream education, Tanya has worked with many charities such as the Royal Society for the Blind, guiding blind and partially sighted people around the Tour du Mont Blanc and is committed to enabling people to access the mountains. Tanya also holds a Masters in Rural Development working in the charitable sector for a number of years exploring sustainable solutions in communities and the mountain leading profession.
Tanya completed her 200hr Yoga Teacher Training in the Himalayan town of Darjeeling, famed for its tea plantations and in the shadow of Kanchenjunga, in addition to holding the UIMLA International Mountain Leader Award. My aim is to connect people with their environment, by seeking out the hidden trails, sampling the best cuisine and giving people a wonderful cultural insight. Tanya also contributes to travel guides; most recently ‘Trekking in the Makalu Region of Nepal’ by Himalayan travel guides.
Live : Breathe : Hike specialises in offering quality, unique Adventures, taking you to beautiful destinations and ensuring attention to detail.
We are unique because we combine Yoga and Hiking, Singing and Hiking, in addition to Guided hiking holidays and Snowshoeing adventures, offering a small selection of departures throughout the year. Our focus is on attention to detail with every aspect of the holiday, so that you can relax and have maximum enjoyment from the trip.
Leaders – All of our leaders are innately experienced in their varying disciplines. Their depth and breadth of knowledge is second to none, and their professionalism mixed with a friendly approach means you will be in capable hands. Our Mountain Leaders are all qualified many holding the International Mountain Leader carnet.
Trip locations – Every destination has been throughly researched, and chosen because of its charm, culture and beauty. We have many years experience of trip development and know the right combination to ensure everything flows smoothly.
Our focus is on you – We want you to have the best possible experience and will make every effort to ensure to finish your trip feeling amazing!
Our environmental approach – We are 100% committed to advocating minimal impact in the mountains. This extends from how we prepare our picnics, to transportation options that we choose. Enjoying the mountains, but leaving no trace is our ethos. We have been supporting Nepal post Earthquake for several years now with our focus being on the Khumbu (Everest) region and Makalu, check out our funding page https://www.gofundme.com/earthquake-appeal