I am a certified Iyengar Yoga teacher with a love of yoga and meditation and a passion to share these wonderful tools with others. I began Iyengar Yoga classes in Melbourne in 1997 on the advice of my sister and after seeing a demonstration by Senior Teacher Peter Scott that conveyed the beauty, strength and grace that comes from a committed practice. From my first class I experienced a taste of the freedom and joy that yoga brings and I was hooked!
Now I continue my studies under Senior teacher Peter Thomson, and I maintain a consistent home practice of asana, pranayama and meditation. I believe my journey is a testament to the transformational power of yoga. I wouldnt be where I am today without this practice as my foundation.
I am a registered Level 2 teacher through Yoga Australia which recognises 500 hours of training.
Before my love of yoga began, I studied art teaching at the University of Melbourne. I am returning to my own art practice and I'm exploring a renewed joy in painting. Both practices give me so much insight into the wonder of this life!
WHAT IS IYENGAR YOGA?
Iyengar Yoga is for everybody. Recognised as the most widely adopted yoga method in the world, Iyengar is renowned for its focus on precision, alignment, sequencing, timing and the use of props. Regardless of your age or level of fitness, you can enjoy the physical, mental and spiritual benefits of Iyengar Yoga.
The Iyengar Yoga method is renowned for its focus on precision, timing and use of props. Created and developed over 75 years by Yogacharya BKS Iyengar, the Iyengar method is firmly based on the traditional eight limbs of yoga taught by Patanjali over 2,500 years ago.
Iyengar Yoga will help you to achieve mental, physical and spiritual stability and strength. BKS Iyengar created props, such as bolsters, benches, bricks, straps and sand bags, to help students experience the full benefits of asana and pranayama.
In an Iyengar Yoga class, you can expect detailed instructions from the teacher, who will often demonstrate poses to help students deepen their understanding of the postures and develop an overall awareness of body and self. You will also be encouraged to work at your own capacity, and deal with injuries or conditions you may be working with.