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Lisburn, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland




LYNDA GreggLYNDA Gregg, 49, is a fully qualified Yoga/pilates fitness instructor and runs classes in Lisburn Civic Centre. She divides her time between her homes in Lisburn and Donegal where she runs the Sankalpa yoga retreat centre overlooking McSwynes Bay.

What do you like doing on your day off?
I like to have a relaxing day and enjoy lunch with friends.

If you were to choose your favourite meal what would it be, where and why?
I love Thai food - especially Thai green chicken curry. There are several restaurants in Belfast that I enjoy going to. The Fat Buddha is good.

What has been your proudest moment?
Winning the 'Women in Business' - Most enterprising business award in 1997.

What was the most frightening moment of your life?
Sailing on a rough sea in Malta - I didn't think we would make it back to shore safely.

How would you describe your taste in clothes?
My friends are always trying to dress me up as I've no interest in clothes.

What would you do if you won a million pounds?
I would see to my family and friends, give some to charity and enjoy the rest.

What was your most embarrassing moment?
Arriving a day late at the airport with my family. Luckily we got it sorted out without too much hassle.

What music do you like?
Eighties music and I like relaxing music too.

What sports person do you most admire?
Dame Mary Peters has been a great ambassador for Northern Ireland.

Describe your best ever holiday. What would your dream holiday be?
A family holiday to Florida was brilliant as I loved seeing the enjoyment on my children's faces. A holiday with family and friends anywhere would be great.

What is your greatest remaining ambition?
To open more holistic centres and continue to motivate women.

If you could spend a day with a celebrity whom would you choose?
I admire Hilary Clinton because of her drive and ambition so I would choose her.

If you were stranded on a desert island what three things would you want with you?
Mobile home, friends and family and my two dogs.


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