UK Festival of Yoga and Adventure, ScapaFest Founder

Clemence Cocquet

Founder | Director

Originally from France, Clemence is a sea creature and a nomad mother. Her life is built around creative movement and adventure. She is passionate about the human body’s ability to transform itself and strongly believes in the healing power of movement. 

In 2013, alongside her career as a visual communication and brand identity expert, she trained with Victoria Cunningham-Downey and became a certified Pilates Instructor. She then received additional extensive specialist training in Spinal Injuries and Orthopaedic Rehabilitation from NHS Scotland, where she helped rehabilitate patients from 2012 until 2017.

Based in Scotland, you’ll find her at the Scapa Fest's Headquarters in Glasgow, exploring the world with her two children, kayaking the West coast of Scotland or cycling in Iceland, Norway & beyond.

Adventure in Scotland at ScapaFest

Neil Harvey

Adventure Programme Curator

Neil comes from a background in Outdoor Education and change management. Originally from Scotland, Neil instructed for Outward Bound in both Canada and New Zealand before taking on the role of Quality Risk Manager for Outward Bound Australia.

Neil returned to Scotland in 2012. He lives on the Isle of Mull from where he runs Wild Journeys and Wild Campers.

Neil holds a Mountain Leader Award from the Mountain Training Association.


Sooz Young

Social Media Strategist

Sooz is a Yoga Teacher, Technology Trainer and Online Marketing Expert originally from Glasgow, Scotland. Sooz has been working in the digital realm for over 10 years before she discovered yoga and step by step started to change her life. Balancing travel, her own projects with freelance work. Now she lives her life as a online marketing nomad, traveling between London and Europe, and she’s excited to be able to combine both of her passions – yoga and technology training.

She's honoured to say her previous employers and projects include some of the world’s most prestigious companies, including Apple, Seasonal Yoga, LeftClickRightClick to name a few.
Today she works mainly on her own projects, and of course working on what she’s most passionate about! She's passionate about helping everyone create a mind body connection - and the people that do that are Yoga Teachers. She trains Yoga teachers & Spiritual Entrepreneurs how to build a successful online business, using both her expertise and her understanding of the yoga world to help them find their digital marketing dharma.