BMedia, DipMus(Voice), BArtsDipEd (English), Yoga Teacher Training (IYTA)

Alana first discovered yoga as a teenager when her then drama teacher instructed the class in a yoga nidra relaxation. She hasn’t looked back since. She practiced Ryoho yoga in her twenties, but it wasn’t until she came to Manly Yoga, that she truly committed to her practice. She has since completed her Yoga teacher…

Atma, as she is fondly known, has developed her approach to yoga teaching over twenty years of practice and seven years of teaching. She has practiced and taught a number of yoga styles includingIyengar, Ashtanga, Oki/Ryoho, Hatha andVinyasa; all of which leading her to the classical approach of Integral Yoga shared by her GurudevParamahansaSatyananda. Honesty,…

Shaila has trained extensively in yoga, both in Australia and India, and is also a qualified Pilates instructor. She has a Diploma in Yogic Studies, which involved two years of full-time study; as well as training under the guidance of yoga master Swami NiranjananandaSaraswati at the Bihar School of Yoga, India, where she lived for…

Salliann ‘Radha’ Vine lives on the Northern Beaches with her husband and three teenagers; and is passionate about living a joyful, wholehearted life. She loves empowering people’s inner growth, especially women and couples through their birthing and early parenting journeys. Radha is a qualified She Births Educator;and has supported countless women through their pregnancies, birth…

Liz Taverner

Liz is a children’s creative therapist and kids yoga teacher. She sees yoga as an incredibly beneficial and healing practice for both adults and children. Liz has been practicing and loving yoga herself for more than 10 years, and is passionate about helping kids discover its magic early on. She is striving to heal the…

Satyananda Yoga accredited teacher Level 1 & 2 Member SYTA (Satyananda Yoga Teachers Association), Member YA (Yoga Australia), Member Vedanta Centre Sydney

Michael was introduced to yoga some 30 years ago at Manly Yoga. From the first class, his curiosity was aroused and he found it a wonderful balance to thebusy world of working in advertising. There was no epiphany, just a growing interest that set him on the path to formal yoga study and teacher training.…

BA(HONS) Business Studies and Marketing,Chartered institute Marketing (CIM) Post Grad Diploma Marketing. 2-year (1,600 hours) Diploma in Satyananda Yoga

In 2013, Karen left a successful full-time career in marketing to pursue a more balanced life. She began practicing yoga and, what started as form of exercise, turned into a way of life for her. She soon began the two-year Yoga Studies diploma in Satyananda Yoga and has been a yoga practitioner now for over…

Sam has spent 20 years teaching a system of yoga that understands how to deeply listen to our individual needs and respond to them appropriately. A holistic health practitioner, shiatsu therapist, kahuna bodyworker and advanced yoga teacher she incorporates all her tools and experiences for the students in the classroom and the season they are…

Dip. Health (Yoga), Dip. Holistic Counselling

Julie has always wondered deeply about the nature of existence but it wasn’t until she was rocked by mental health issues that Yoga beckoned. In her first Yoga class, almost 20 years ago, she learnt not to compare herself with anyone else and to accept herself for who she was and where she was at.…

Dip. Nursing, Dip.Midwifery, Dip.Counselling, Yoga Training (Satyananda Yoga)

Sandhya has been practising yoga for 23 years and teaching for 18 years.Her initial training was in Japanese yoga with Peter Masters. However, after a stay at the Sivananda Ashram in South India, she was inspired to follow the traditional Indian Yoga training, which she completed in 2000. Since then, she has taught around the…