Andrea cites her main influences as Shandor Ramete(Iyengar), Swami Vedantananda (Satyananda), Guru Dharam (Kundalini), David Swenson and John Scott (Ashtanga Vinyasa), Clive Sheridan (An independent yogi with special awareness), James Seddon (who was a remarkable man and her mentor), Anna Le Gallois (a remarkable woman and faith healer), and Godfrey Devereaux, for whom she taught Ashtanga Yoga at the Life Centre, (now known as Yoga Campus), in London. Andrea was one of the original teachers on their teacher training courses and she currently instructs on the Devon School of Yoga
teacher trainings and runs her own Foundation Courses through the BWY.
Andrea has run retreats and workshops throughout the UK and applied yoga as a therapy for children, adults living with HIV, and adults who have been tackling addictions. More recently, alongside her yoga, she has been working on a Masters degree on Mindfulness, at Exeter University and enabling young adults with learning difficulties to live independently within the community.