Raakhee Modha

Freelance Proofreader & Editor

Location:Leicestershire, United Kingdom
Website: http://www.sattva-yoga.co.uk
2 Skills

I am an extrovert who enjoys interacting and communicating with people from all walks of life. Not fazed by challenges and self-motivated, I look forward to working within a fast-paced environment, where my excellent multi-tasking skills will be utilised. I meet obstacles with a strong sense of determination and resilience proven by my professional and personal experiences. I am excited by the prospect of using and developing my skills in the UK and abroad, especially in India


Sept 2007 – To Date, Charnwood Arts, Loughborough
Editor and Writer, Rangoli Magazine, (www.kalakahani.co.uk)


Rangoli is Charnwood Arts’ most successful online magazine to date and has been highly praised globally. Three editions published

The publication has been archived by The School of Orientation and African Studies, London. Online downloads exceed 4000 a month

Attending reviews, interviewing authors/artists and writing articles

Designing, proof reading and rigorously editing the contents

Liaising with writers and rising artists. Building networks and future working partnerships

Sept 2007 – To Date, Leicestershire Partnership Trust, Loughborough
Bank Receptionist

Re-organized the medical records archive physically and electronically, using Excel, approved and commended by the Support Services Manager

Transferring both external and internal calls to appropriate departments and hospitals within the primary care trust

Booking meeting rooms and preparing them for training

Franking mail, sorting internal and external mail

Invoicing, ordering stationary equipment, patient travel claims/petty cash requests, banking revenue and completing paperwork

May 2007 –To Date, Various Locations, Loughborough and Leicester
Teacher of Yoga, (www.sattva-yoga.co.uk)

Yoga sessions, taught at an OFSTED outstanding-rated school, to the British Ethnic Minority community, received an excellent rating from auditors

Planning and structuring 90 minute Yoga classes, teaching people of all levels and physical abilities

Classes assessed continually and evaluated regularly, for student assessments

Designing and teaching creative and dynamic ways of exploring and delivering Yoga to children aged 4-5 years, at the Krishna Avanti Primary School, Leicester


Feb 2011-Mar 2011, Yoga Vidya Gurukul (University), India
Teacher Training In Yoga Therapy

Jan 2007-Feb 2007, The International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centre, India
Teacher Of Yoga

Sept 2002 – Sept 2003, The University of Nottingham, Nottingham
MA, Information Technology, Pass (69%)

Sept 1997 – Jun 2001, The University of Nottingham, Nottingham
MSci (Hons), Chemistry, 2:1

Sept 1993 – Jun 1997, Burleigh Community College, Loughborough
A-levels in Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and General Studies (22 points)
9 GCSEs at grades A*-B


Applications: MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, Lotus Notes, SPSS 11
Databases: MySQL, MS Access
Web: HTML, Perl, PHP


I have a basic understanding of French, a good understanding of Hindi and I speak Gujarati fluently


Extensively traveled throughout India, particularly South India, Mumbai, Gujarat, Rajasthan and overland travel across Uttar Pradesh and Delhi

Organized and backpacked around South East Asia for 2 months

I support Rainbows Hospice, Breast Cancer Research, Maggie’s Centre (London), Amnesty International, Oxfam, Sight Savers, UNICEF and WSPA
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