Byron Yoga Centre Freshwater Studio

Located at: Freshwater Surf Life Saving Club, Kooloora Ave, Harbord

Sydney Part Time Level 1

 6 Weekends over 6 Months starting May 2014 with Judy Krupp and The Yoga Room, St Ives

Byron Yoga Centre’s and The Yoga Room part time Non-Residential Sydney Teacher Training Course is a complete experience, Yoga Alliance accredited Fitness Australia approved... Read More

Flexible Learning Courses

Part A: Correspondence
Part B: 12-day residential

An in depth program to deepen understanding.

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Class Cost

All Classes are only $13

For Information call: Marina - 0421 000 010 or email freshwater@byronyoga.com

Byron Yoga Centre Freshwater Studio Timetable:

MON

 

7:00am – 8:00am
Jenny
Purna
Essentials

9:30am – 11:00am
Jenny
Purna
Essentials

 

6:30pm – 7:45pm
Min/Abbie
Purna
Essentials

8:00pm – 9:00pm
Min/Abbie
Purna Restorative

TUES

     

 

6:30pm – 7:45pm
Alex
Dynamic

 

WED

6:15am – 7:15am
Abbie
Purna
Essentials

 

9:30am – 11:00am
Marina
Purna
Essentials

  6:30pm – 7:45pm
Cliff
Purna
Essentials
 

FRI

6:15am – 7:15am
Liz
Purna
Essentials

 

9:30am – 11:00am
Caroline
Purna
Essentials

     

SAT

 

7:45am – 9:00am
Abbie
Purna
Dynamic

       
SUN      

-

   


Purna Essentials

Our essentials classes are highly recommended for everyone, whether you are new to yoga or have been practicing for years. You will learn the basics on how to progress and build your practice to your level. You’ll be exposed to all the techniques you’ll need to ensure a safe and healthy practice for years to come.

Purna Restorative

A gentle style of hatha yoga. Focusing on long holds and attention to breath, a restorative practice restores balance to the body; experience a deep calmness to the nervous system.
A must for all yogis, beginner to advanced.

Purna Dynamic

For those who want to challenge themselves in a safe and nurturing environment. Combining traditional postures in a fluid vinyasa class, flowing with the breath to deliver a powerful, energetic practice and helping you build strength, flexibility and balance. Open to all yogis, beginner to advanced.

FAQ's

Do I need to bring my own mat or equipment?
No, everything is supplied at the studio including mats, blocks and straps.

Do I have to book into a class or can I just turn up?
All our timetabled classes are casual, that means you are welcome to participate in any of them without having to pre book or commit to a particular class.

I have never been to your yoga studio before. Is there anything I need to know before coming?
We look forward to meeting you on the mat. If this is your first time coming please arrive about 10 minutes earlier so that you can fill out a new customer form and meet the instructor. Let the instructor know if you have any injuries that they should be aware of.

Freshwater Studio Teachers

 

Liz Dene, BHMS, is an international presenter with over 17 years experience, a master trainer for Network Pilates, teacher trainer for Byron Yoga and a senior presenter for the Australian Institute of Fitness.

She has worked with organisations such as the Australian Rugby Union ‘Wallabies’, ChiBall International, Byron Yoga and Australian Fitness Network. With a degree in human movement Liz is currently studying a Masters in Human Nutrition, She merges traditional fitness practices with a holistic approach to wellbeing.

Marina Pawley, has always had a passion for movement, dance and wellbeing and a desire to share this with others. Her love for this led her to leave her corporate lifestyle and travel to Byron Bay and Bali to complete her Purna Yoga Training with Byron Yoga Centre – a style of yoga that emphasizes asana (movement), pranayama (breath) and meditation. Marina brings a relatable & energetic approach to yoga, meditation, awareness and everyday well being, allowing people to work with their own bodies in a safe and nurturing environment. You will leave her yoga classes feeling refreshed and energized, creating more space throughout your body and mind for a happy and healthy life.

Jenny Segail, started doing yoga 12 years ago as a solution to her lower back and neck issues. Using a combination of massage and yoga, she found that yoga helped to strengthen her body and dramatically improved her condition.

Her journey opened up a world that she never expected. She found that yoga calmed her mind and helped with the stress of daily life as well as fitting in with her Vegan lifestyle and spiritual beliefs.

She has studied with Judy Krupp, Fabio Fabbri, Christina Pateras and Lucy Andrews, as well as doing numerous intensive workshops. She was privileged to do a workshop with Donna Farhi and regularly visits John Ogilvie’s Studio in Byron Bay. She did her Teacher Training with Byron Yoga and loves sharing her knowledge with yoga students.

Min Carroll, trained with Byron Yoga Centre in 2010 achieving a level 2 certification before continuing with Byron Yoga Centre's graduate programme in Pondicherry, India and has also completed a course of Amrita Yoga in Amma's Ashram in Kerala, India in 2011.

Min has a special interest in yoga for children. Min teaches regular classes at Freshwater and Mona Vale and privately on the Northern Beaches.

Brita Fowler, has practiced yoga since 2003. A sea-change lead her to explore the exciting world of yoga. She has trained with Byron Bay Yoga Centre and has specialised in prenatal, postnatal and kids yoga training through Bliss Baby Yoga, Yoga to Go Kids and Rainbow Kids Yoga.
Brita teaches an integrated yoga style called Purna Yoga. These classes are highly recommended for everyone, whether you are new to yoga or have been practicing for years. You will learn the basics on how to progress and build your practice to your level. You’ll be exposed to all the techniques you’ll need to ensure a safe and healthy practice for years to come.
Brita has a special interest in yoga for women, especially in the period after birth, where a woman’s body and mind are often tired and in need of nurturing. The gentle practice of postnatal and Mums & Bubs yoga allows time for a woman to nurture herself while regaining tone, and control in her physical body.

 

Caroline’s path to teaching yoga developed through a vast array of experience, a mosaic of people and places which has fuelled a love for movement, connection and playful adventure. With 15 years of a personal yoga practice, Caroline moved from her corporate background to train and teach.

Caroline studied Purna Yoga at Byron Yoga Australia under John Ogilvie and continues to study with teachers such as Judy Krupp, Maria Kirsten, Leslie Kaminoff, and Eoin Finn. In addition to her yoga training, Caroline has completed her Advanced Studio Pilates course, and enjoys complimenting her yoga practice with pilates. During one of Caroline’shatha yoga classes, you can tap into a completely nourishing experience, whileshe invites you to explore your edge. Whether you are new to yoga, or have been practicing for ages, you are sure to enjoy her vibrant, energetic and inspiring classes all delivered with a touch of humour to keep you smiling. 

Abbie has been practicing yoga for 11 years. She attended her first yoga class in high school as a school sport option and was immediately hooked.

She has trained in Purna yoga with Byron Yoga Centre completing her Certificate IV in yoga teaching. Purna yoga is a holistic approach to yoga integrating not only the asanas but also pranayama, meditation and the yoga philosophy.

Abbie's teaching techniques have a strong focus on safety and alignment and she believes that yoga should be practiced joyfully, bringing this lighthearted approach to her classes. She also believes that yoga teaches us to learn to listen to our bodies and brings with that the desire to treat it with love and respect. Her intention is for her students to develop this positive, nurturing communication within and for them to leave her classes feeling better physically and emotionally than when they arrived.

Cliff Sunn has lead an active lifestyle throughout his life, Completing his RYT200 Purna yoga teacher training thru Byron Bay Yoga at The Yoga Room St.Ives in 2011.Under the guidance of John Ogilvie,Judy Krupp, Lucy Andrews,Liz Dene and Kara Goodsell. He has combined his passion for surfing with his passion for yoga and has found that both activities compliment each other gaining strength and flexibilty. Cliff will offer you different levels in the required poses, focussing on alignment,safety and to be sure you are happy practicing yoga in his class. His next step on his yogic journey was to share his passion for yoga and is so delighted to be a part of the Byron Bay Yoga Freshwater team.

Alex Warren has a background of dance and personal training. Her passion for yoga began 7 years ago whilst travelling in Canada and being inspired by international yoga teacher Eoin Finn. Following a regular self practice and discovering the wonderful benefits of yoga on her body, mind and spirit, Alex decided she wanted to spread the word and became qualified in Purna and pre natal yoga. With the ability to teach various styles : dynamic Purna, pre natal and restorative yoga through combining asanas (poses) with pranayama (breath) and meditation, you will always leave her class feeling calm, balanced, stretched and strengthened.

 

 
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