Beginners Yoga

Beginners

Brief introduction to Beginners Yoga

Embark on your yoga journey in a nurturing and informative environment. You will practice alongside those of similar ability so there is no need for nerves! No need to bring anything, just your bare feet, comfy and loose fitting clothing along with a willing attitude!

What you can expect from this class

These classes will introduce you to the central postures of yoga, their names and correct alignment principles. You will the learn the breathing techniques while strengthening your body, increasing mobility, building your confidence and opening your mind. Expect to leave both energised and at ease in body and mind. We strongly advise new students attend Beginners classes or our 6 week Basics courses so you can learn the fundamentals of yoga in a safe atmosphere.

Beginners classes

Monday 10am-11.30am Beginners Yoga
Tuesday 6pm-7pm Beginners Yoga
Wednesday 10am-11.30am Beginners Yoga
Sunday 10.45am-12.15pm Beginners Yoga

Beginners teachers


Introduction to Dharma Yoga

Brief introduction to Dharma Yoga

This is a wonderful introduction to the teachings of beloved yoga master Sri Dharma Mittra, one of the most experienced and devoted yogis of our time.

What you can expect from this class

Explore the basic principles of Dharma Yoga including the opening sequence, as well as stationary poses, breathing and relaxation techniques. This class will include clear detailed instruction on how to integrate body and breath to improve balance, access deep twists, open the shoulders and chest for backbends and eventually work towards stability in inversions.

Introduction to Dharma Yoga classes

Saturday 1.30pm-2.30pm

Introduction to Dharma Yoga teachers


Yin Yoga

Brief introduction to Yin Yoga

Enter into a deep state of relaxation and release. Melt away your worries and create space in your body, mind and life.

What you can expect from this class

In this subtle yet profound practice, you will develop inner awareness and serenity as you ease into reclined or seated postures. Holding these healing and prop-supported poses for 3 minutes or more will open the thicker layers of connective tissues around the joints, unravelling areas of tension that a dynamic yoga practice can not always access. Observe your feelings without identifying with them as you move into stillness, peace and attentiveness.

Yin Yoga classes

Thursday 7.45pm-9.15pm


Yin Yoga teachers


Yoga Basics Course

Brief introduction to Basics Course

We offer beginners courses for those embarking on their yoga journey. With only 8 students enrolled on each course, this an intimate learning environment, perfect for asking questions and building confidence.

What you can expect from Basics Course

Our 6 week beginners courses focuses on building a basic knowledge of the yoga postures while improving body awareness and breath control. Each week new postures and principles will be introduced, while strengthening your body, increasing mobility and opening your mind. Expect to leave both energized and at ease in body and mind.

Yoga Basics Course classes

Monday 7pm-8.30pm (6 week course)
Tuesday 7.15pm-8.45pm (6 week course)

Yoga Basics Course teachers


Hot Yoga

Forrest Yoga

Brief introduction to Forrest Yoga

An inspiring, grounding and deeply healing yoga practice. Guided by the breath, this intelligent sequencing will build your flexibility and strength while relieving tension.

What you can expect from this class

Forrest Yoga is taught at a temperature between 25-30 degrees and has a strong focus on core strength. Expect to work with postures unique to this style, breathe deep, hold the poses for that tad bit longer, release stress and truly connect to your self with compassion and interest. Suitable for those working with injuries, it is a therapeutic practice both emotionally and physically.

Forrest Yoga classes

Tuesday 10.30am-12pm
Wednesday 6pm-7.30pm
Friday 2pm-3.30pm
Thursday 10-11.30am
Saturday 11.45am-1.15pm
Sunday 12.30pm-2pm

Forrest Yoga teachers


Hot Power Hour

Brief introduction to Hot Power Hour

Open to all levels, this fun and flowing vinyasa class is taught in a heated room (31-35 degrees) with great tunes!

What you can expect from this class

Our eco-friendly heating panels provide a sweet sweat and enable your muscles to lengthen, while you flow with the music through an ever changing sequence of postures. Practice first thing in the morning and start your day with a blast of energy, or burn off some steam during your lunch break. You will leave physically content and mentally nourished. An hour a day keeps the doctor away!

Hot Power Hour classes

Monday-Friday 7.30am-8.30am and 12.30pm-1.30pm
Saturday 8.30am-9.30am
Sunday 9.30am-10.30am

Space and Flow

Brief introduction to Space and Flow

A movement-based class that incorporates yoga, contemporary dance and martial arts. This somatic practice will cultivate strength while improving flexibility and well-being. It will promote spinal and joint health while improving your focus and body-mind awareness.

What you can expect from this class

Set to music in a heated room, these dynamic and intelligently choreographed sequences are unique to this open level class. While building strength and mobility, you will question and deepen your relationship with movement, the ground, your body, breath, mind and self.

Space and Flow classes

Tuesday 6pm-7.30pm
Friday 6.30pm-8pm
Saturday 9.30-11am

Space and Flow teachers


Dynamic Yoga

Acro Yoga

Brief introduction to Acro Yoga

Learn to trust and let go in our playful AcroYoga class, where the wisdom of yoga, the dynamic power of acrobatics and the loving kindness of the healing arts are blended into one.

What you can expect from this class

Acro-Yoga will include a combination of asana sequences, partner yoga, assisted inversions, therapeutic and acrobatic flying! No prior knowledge or partner is required. You just need enthusiasm and energy! Open to all levels and ages, AcroYoga welcomes everyone with open arms, modifications and variations.

Acro Yoga classes

Saturday 5pm - 6.30pm

Acro Yoga teachers


Ashtanga

Brief introduction to Ashtanga

Ashtanga is a vigorous system of yoga developed by Sri K. Pattabhi Jois (1915-2009). A set of increasingly challenging postures that link breath with dynamic movement, building strength, flexibility and focus. Ashtanga translates as “eight limbs” which is the yogic path to enlightenment described by the great sage Patanjali in his seminal text the Yoga Sutras.

What you can expect from this class

You will be guided through the Primary Series and given adjustments and modifications as and when necessary. As you synchronise your breath with this flowing sequence and become familiar with the Ashtanga series, your mind will move into a meditative and calm state while your body becomes stronger and more mobile.

Ashtanga classes

Saturday 11.15-12.45pm
Sunday 9-10.30am
Monday - Friday, 7-9am (Mysore Self-Practice, suitable for Beginner's to Advanced Practitioners)

Ashtanga teachers


Jivamukti Yoga

Brief introduction to Jivamukti

Passionate about communicating yoga as a physical practice that is also intellectually stimulating and spiritually uplifting, David Life and Sharon Gannon created Jivamukti Yoga in 1984. Since then the method has spiralled into an internationally renowned style which embodies yoga as a living translation of the Indian system in a way that western minds can comprehend.

What you can expect from this class

These dynamic, beautifully sequenced, musically accompanied asana classes are infused with meditation, devotional chanting and the study of the ancient texts and philosophy. Based on principles of Ahimsa (non-violence), Bhakti (devotion), Dhyana (meditation), Nada (sound), Shastra (scriptures), they will help you find ‘liberation while living’ (the transliteration of jivanmuktih).

Jivamukti Yoga classes

Wednesday 10am-11.30am
Thursday 4pm-5.30pm
Friday 4pm-5.30pm
Saturday 10am-11.30am

Jivamukti Yoga teachers


Mysore Style Astanga Yoga

Brief introduction to Mysore Style Astanga Yoga

Developed by Sri K Pattabhi Jois of Mysore, India, this traditional method will deepen your understanding of yoga, develop your focus and discipline while enabling you taking responsibility for your own practice.

What you can expect from this class

An invaluable way of learning for beginners through to advanced practitioners, each student is individually taught the increasingly challenging Astanga Series. The teacher does not lead the class as a group by calling out the poses, but will instead introduce you to new asanas as you master the preceding postures in the sequence. Over time you will naturally commit the series to memory, but the teacher will always be there to prompt you, adjust and assist.

Mysore Style Astanga Yoga classes

Monday-Friday, 6.30am-9am

Mysore Style Astanga Yoga teachers


Vinyasa Flow

Brief introduction to Vinyasa Flow

‘Vinyasa’ means ‘placing with awareness’. In these open-level classes, you will synchronise breath and movement as you flow through the postures and transitions.

What you can expect from this class

Dynamic and open to all, these varied classes are defined by the teacher’s background and style, and may include meditation and spiritual discourse, exploration of alignment and energetics or the practice of inversions. All Vinyasa Flow classes will focus the mind, build strength and flexibility and leave you feeling energised and inspired.

Vinyasa Flow classes

Monday 4pm-5.30pm
Tuesday 2pm-3.30pm
Tuesday 7.15pm-8.45pm
Wednesday 4pm-5.30pm

Yoga (Matless)

Brief introduction to Yoga (Matless)

A poetic invitation to lead our own path of enquiry in practice. As a community, we will explore asana beneath their blueprints of alignment and movement, beyond the confines of a mat, ultimately learning to move from a place of freedom and integrity.

What you can expect from this class

This creative class is set to immersive music in a matless context, suitable for experienced practitioners ready to explore the unfamiliar. We will be playing with the multidimensional possibilities of movement to our desired scales of expression, developing coordination and overall mobility. 

Knee pads are recommended for first timers.

Yoga (Matless) classes

Wednesdays 3.30-5pm

Yoga (Matless) teachers


Alignment Yoga

Iyengar Yoga

Brief introduction to Iyengar Yoga

Created by B. K. S. Iyengar (1918-2014), this style of yoga is characterised by a focus on precise alignment. This informative practice will improve your body awareness and understanding of the postures.

What you can expect from this class

In these General Level classes, the teacher will use detailed instructions, demonstrations and hands-on adjustments, to lead you through a handful of postures, introducing the positioning and anatomical principles of each pose. Props function as supports allowing you to experience the postures fully.
Not for complete beginners. Some Yoga experience is required.

Iyengar Yoga classes

Monday 6pm-7.30pm General Level
Saturday 9am-11am General Level
Sunday 9am-10.30am
Sunday 5-6.30pm

Iyengar Yoga teachers


Pilates

Brief introduction to Pilates

Our fun, open-level Pilates classes will awaken muscles you didn’t know you had! A beautiful method in itself as well as a great complement to your yoga practice.

What you can expect from this class

Strengthening and toning, these low-impact, mat exercises build body awareness and are invaluable for optimal health, injury recovery, sports performance and good posture. If you have a tendency to collapse in certain yoga poses or your abs just can’t handle navasana, these classes will show you the light! (Not suitable during pregnancy)

Pilates classes

Monday-Friday 12.45pm-1.30pm

Pilates teachers


Experienced Yoga

Dharma Yoga

Brief introduction to Dharma Yoga

Based on the teachings of beloved yoga master Sri Dharma Mittra, these classes are recommended for those with some experience of dynamic yoga. You do not need able to achieve all of the postures, just come with a willingness to try new things and be inspired!

What you can expect from this class

This challenging yet playful practice includes balances, twists, stretches, back bends and inversions. You will attempt handstands, forearm balances, headstand variations and unique vinyasas. Although Dharma is a very physical practice, it is also a deeply spiritual journey that will introduce you to the many facets of yoga including pranayama (breathing techniques), kriyas (purification techniques), mudras (hand gestures) and meditation.

Dharma Yoga classes

Monday 10am-11.30am
Tuesday 7.45pm-9.15pm
Wednesday 2pm-3.30pm
Wednesday 7.45-9.15pm
Thursday 6pm-7.30pm
Friday 6.15pm-7.45pm

Dharma Yoga Master Class

Brief introduction to Dharma Yoga Master Class

If you are familiar with Dharma Yoga and ready to take your practice to the next level, our Master Class is for you, you (vira)bad-as(ana)! In this two hour class, you will deepen your asana practice and explore the advanced poses of Dharma yoga.

What you can expect from this class

Embrace the ability to fall, conquer fear and get right back up again as you attempt asanas, vinyasas and variations unique to the practice of Dharma Yoga. Focusing on handstands, arm balances, headstand variations and backbends, this class is for experienced practitioners, super heroes and people will have a go at anything without fear of failure.

Dharma Yoga Master Class classes

Saturday 2.45pm-4.15pm

Dharma Yoga Master Class teachers


Rocket Yoga

Brief introduction to Rocket Yoga

A fun and vigorous vinyasa flow, thought to be the original power yoga. Created by Larry Shultz, the Rocket system is a remix of the Astanga Primary and Intermediate Series, designed to make the practice accessible to all and ‘get you there faster’! Come Rock-et!

What you can expect from this class

Sweat out your worries and cares as you link movement and breath while strengthening your body. Awaken your abs, improve your flexibility and fitness while flowing with the music into a state of calm and clarity! Modifications will be offered throughout making this fun class, full of classical poses, accessible to all!

Rocket Yoga classes

Monday 2-3.30pm
Tuesday 4-5.30pm
Wednesday 6-7.30pm
Thursday 2pm-3.30pm
Friday 10am-11.30am

Rocket Yoga teachers


Yogasana

Brief introduction to Yogasana

A vigorously invigorating vinyasa flow. Deeply physical but also spiritual, these high energy classes will include music and hands-on adjustments. For those with a strong practice.

What you can expect from this class

As you sweat your way through fast paced vinyasa, you will challenge your stamina but leave feeling rejuvenated, energised and connected with your inner self. Co-ordinating movement with breath, these classes will stimulate your cardiovascular and respiratory systems as well as your sense of fun. Warning: may produce elation!

Yogasana classes

Monday 6pm-7.30pm
Monday 7.45pm-9.15pm
Tuesday 10.30am-12pm
Thursday 10.30am-12pm
Thursday 7.45pm-9.15pm
Saturday 5pm-6.30pm
Sunday 11am-12.30pm
Sunday 5pm-6.30pm

Yogasana teachers


Restorative Yoga

Kundalini Yoga

Brief introduction to Kundalini Yoga

Kundalini yoga uses kriya (a sequence of sound, postures and breath) and the chakra (energy centres) system to give some loving to the nervous system and the adrenal glands as well as get in touch with the more subtle  ‘energy layers’ of the self.

What you can expect from this class

Feel your energy levels soar after creating more space in your body and clarity in the mind. Be prepared to breathe deeply and vigorously as you energise every single cell of your body and wave goodbye to a fatigued day. Open to all.

Kundalini Yoga classes

Mondays 7.45-9.15pm
Wednesdays 7.45-9.15pm
Sundays 2.30-4pm

Meditation

Brief introduction to Meditation

Meditation will allow you to become more present and centred in your life, helping you to discover greater peace and contentment. Connect to that place of stillness within you and gain a deeper understanding of yourself.

What you can expect from this class

When you sit in meditation, you watch your thoughts and emotions come and go without judgement. This allows you to understand yourself: your hopes, fears and thought patterns, but also enables you to reach into the space between thoughts. When you cease to identify with every feeling or belief that arises, you connect with your true, unconditioned self. This awareness will translate into your life as a greater sense of calm, reduced stress and anxiety, improved well-being and a deeper spiritual connection.

Meditation classes

Sunday 4.30pm-5pm

Meditation teachers


Pranayama

Brief introduction to Pranayama

Breathing is the most vital process in the body and is fundamental to your yoga practice. Breathing techniques are therefore one of the eight limbs or facets of yoga.

What you can expect from this class

In this meditative class you will explore a range of breathing techniques that will strengthen your respiratory system and yoga practice. Pranayama will allow you to direct your prana or energy, gain mastery of the mind and purify the body. Open to all, this class enables you to consciously control the inhalation, retention and exhalation of your breath. No previous experience is required.

Pranayama classes

Friday 5.30pm-6pm

Pranayama teachers


Pregnancy Yoga

Brief introduction to Pregnancy Yoga

Practising yoga throughout your pregnancy is a wonderful gift for both yourself and your unborn baby. Prenatal yoga will help you be in the best possible mental and physical shape for birth and beyond! Before commencing, consult your doctor, especially if you have had any complications in your pregnancy, including a history of miscarriage. Recommended from week 13 until birth.

What you can expect from this class

In this nurturing four week course, you will be led through asanas (postures), pranayama (breathing techniques), positions for labour and relaxation techniques. Troublesome ailments such as back pain will be addressed. This course will relieve tension, increase your strength, stamina and flexibility, while also helping you deal with stress and anxiety. Treasure this quiet time set aside for your practice as a sanctuary for you to connect with the baby growing inside you.

Pregnancy Yoga classes

Thursday 6.00pm-7.15pm (6 week course)

Pregnancy Yoga teachers


Yin Yoga

Brief introduction to Yin Yoga

Enter into a deep state of relaxation and release. Melt away your worries and create space in your body, mind and life.

What you can expect from this class

In this subtle yet profound practice, you will develop inner awareness and serenity as you ease into reclined or seated postures. Holding these healing and prop-supported poses for 3 minutes or more will open the thicker layers of connective tissues around the joints, unravelling areas of tension that a dynamic yoga practice can not always access. Observe your feelings without identifying with them as you move into stillness, peace and attentiveness.

Yin Yoga classes

Thursday 7.45pm-9.15pm


Yin Yoga teachers