Guests are welcome to store their belongings in our secure lockers, and freshen up in showers and change rooms equipped with organic wash products, hair dryers and straighteners.

Connect and recharge before and after class in our Yogi Lounge with free wifi and herbal tea,  book in for a massage, reiki or kinesiology in our Wellness Centre, or indulge in the cutting edge technology of hot, cold and oxygen therapy with HCO Health.

Our Services

Under the banner of learn it, live it, teach it we empower our community to use the practice of Yoga, Pilates, Anti Gravity and Meditation, and world-class Yoga Teacher Training, to find personal transformation. With over 300 classes each week at our Surry Hills, Bondi Beach, Redfern and Potts Point studios we welcome people from all backgrounds, cultures, fitness and experience levels – from absolute beginners to advanced practitioners.

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Yoga

Find the perfect balance of effort and ease, strength and flexibility, with vinyasa, chill flow, yin, prenatal, and parents & bubs yoga.

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Pilates

Balance and refine, strengthen and tone, with reformer pilates practised on our state of the art resistance-based machines.

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Meditation

Reduce stress and anxiety, increase clarity and creativity, and tune in to expand your conscious state with a range of meditation techniques.

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Teacher Training

Deepen your personal practice, learn to teach and develop your personal and professional skills with our accredited training programs.

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Anti Gravity

Take flight in this challenging and nurturing fusion practice which combines yoga, pilates and aerial techniques in a soft hammock.

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PURPOSE-BUILT YOGA & PILATES STUDIOS

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Surry Hills Timetable

BodyMindLife Surry Hills welcomes people of all fitness and experience levels, with a diverse range of Yoga, Pilates and Meditation classes taught by highly skilled teachers. Explore our offering below to find the perfect fit for you. We highly recommend you build your foundations with Yoga Essentials or Pilates Align classes, before stepping in to Yoga Open or Pilates Flow classes.

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DATE

CLASS TYPE

TEACHER

LOCATION

8:30 - 10:00am

22/01

Yoga Open 30°C

Brooke Elliston

Surry Hills

CLASS INFORMATION - Yoga Open 30°C

Yoga Open classes offer an energetic yoga flow with strong poses and creative sequencing, designed to challenge and inspire both physically and mentally.

Classes vary in focus and pace, and from teacher to teacher, and we encouraged you to move within the boundaries of your experience level. We recommend Yoga Open classes to those with prior yoga experience. If you're new to vinyasa, please attend 4-6 Yoga Essentials classes before trying our Open classes.

Temperature: Classes are heated to approximately 30°C. We do our best to keep the room at a comfortable temperature and recommend that you come hydrated, dress light, and bring a towel and water. If you are injured or pregnant please let your teacher know before class begins.

YOUR TEACHER - Brooke Elliston

Brooke grew up barefoot and by the sea, two traits which remain distinctive of her character and way of life today. A surfer, she spends plenty of time in the ocean, a love paralleled only by her passion for yoga.Brooke has been taught and guided by some extraordinary teachers, yoga schools and swamis; most notably studying the ancient teachings of Tantra Yoga extensively in Thailand, which strongly inspire her teaching style. She is a yoga and meditation teacher, yoga therapy teacher and former lawyer. She teaches a slow, strong flow; a deep burn with a mellow approach.

8:30 - 9:30am

22/01

Pilates Dynamic

Nicki Webster

Surry Hills

CLASS INFORMATION - Pilates Dynamic

Pilates Dynamic classes are strong and challenging workouts designed for students who want to explore their boundaries and build on the foundations developed in Align and Flow classes. Not suitable for those with injuries or during pregnancy.

YOUR TEACHER - Nicki Webster

Nicki has been teaching Pilates for 14 years. With a background as a professional ballet dancer and sports masseuse, she has had extensive Pilates training, is qualified to teach Hatha yoga and has 10 years experience with for Preggi Bellies, working with cardio strength training on Swiss Balls developed specifically for pregnancy. Her classes are challenging, upbeat and creative, guiding students through and safe movement with a sharp eye on technique and a hands-on approach.

9:30 - 10:30am

22/01

Pilates Flow

Nicki Webster

Surry Hills

CLASS INFORMATION - Pilates Flow

Pilates Flow classes build on the foundations built in Align. You’ll move through a challenging series of exercises that incorporate functional movement patterns to strengthen, tone, firm and balance your body, improve posture and prevent injury. Not suitable for those with injuries or during pregnancy.

YOUR TEACHER - Nicki Webster

Nicki has been teaching Pilates for 14 years. With a background as a professional ballet dancer and sports masseuse, she has had extensive Pilates training, is qualified to teach Hatha yoga and has 10 years experience with for Preggi Bellies, working with cardio strength training on Swiss Balls developed specifically for pregnancy. Her classes are challenging, upbeat and creative, guiding students through and safe movement with a sharp eye on technique and a hands-on approach.

9:30 - 10:45am

22/01

Yoga Open 26°C

Tash Pinter

Surry Hills

CLASS INFORMATION - Yoga Open 26°C

Yoga Open classes offer an energetic yoga flow with strong poses and creative sequencing, designed to challenge and inspire both physically and mentally.

Temperature: Classes are unheated but, as we don’t use air conditioning, the room will still be warm in summer. We recommend that you come hydrated, dress light, and bring a towel and water. If you are injured or pregnant please let your teacher know before class begins.

Pregnancy: Experienced yogis are welcome to attend after a check in with your doctor. We ask that you attend at least two Prenatal yoga classes before coming to class, so you can learn how to modify to suit the stage of your pregnancy. We do not recommend practising yoga during your first trimester.

YOUR TEACHER - Tash Pinter

Tash completed her first teacher training in traditional Ashtanga with Iyengar adjustment and technique with Himalaya Yoga Valley in Goa, India under the instruction of Yogacharya Lalit Kumar. She has completed an Anatomic yoga training with Dr Ray Long and advanced teacher training at BodyMindLife. She continually draws inspiration from her teachers Noelle Connolly, Simon Park and Kat Clayton. Tash’s classes guide students through an empowering practice that encourages self exploration of the body, mind and spirit infusing traditional Ashtanga and Iyengar into a fluid flow.

10:30 - 12:00pm

22/01

Yoga Essentials 28°C

Brooke Elliston

Surry Hills

CLASS INFORMATION - Yoga Essentials 28°C

Yoga Essentials classes build the foundations of your yoga practice. Classes move at a steady pace with a focus on alignment and instruction. We recommend Yoga Essentials classes to those who are new to yoga or experienced students looking to refine their practice and technique.

Temperature: Classes are heated to approximately 28°C. We do our best to keep the room at a comfortable temperature and recommend that you come hydrated, dress light, and bring a towel and water. If you are injured or pregnant please let your teacher know before class begins.

YOUR TEACHER - Brooke Elliston

Brooke grew up barefoot and by the sea, two traits which remain distinctive of her character and way of life today. A surfer, she spends plenty of time in the ocean, a love paralleled only by her passion for yoga.Brooke has been taught and guided by some extraordinary teachers, yoga schools and swamis; most notably studying the ancient teachings of Tantra Yoga extensively in Thailand, which strongly inspire her teaching style. She is a yoga and meditation teacher, yoga therapy teacher and former lawyer. She teaches a slow, strong flow; a deep burn with a mellow approach.

11:00 - 1:30pm

22/01

Twist and Shout Inverted Backbends with Dice Iida-Klein

Dice Iida-Klein

Surry Hills

CLASS INFORMATION - Twist and Shout Inverted Backbends with Dice Iida-Klein

The Inverted Yoga Practice is all about believing in the reality of your dreams and making the impossible possible. This class invites you to break out of your mold and twist into a fresh perspective. We will work on building confidence and strength in our shoulders, chest, and abdominals through foundational postures like handstand and forearm balance. Floor and standing backbends will teach us the grace of opening our bodies by unlocking the upper back, chest, and shoulders as well as our quadriceps and hamstrings. These exercises strengthen our lower back and open the front of our body, allowing us to tackle more advanced inverted backbends like Scorpion and Hollowback Scorpion.

YOUR TEACHER - Dice Iida-Klein

11:00 - 1:30pm

22/01

Twist and Shout Inverted Backbends with Dice Lida-Klein

Dice Iida-Klein

Surry Hills

CLASS INFORMATION - Twist and Shout Inverted Backbends with Dice Lida-Klein

The Inverted Yoga Practice is all about believing in the reality of your dreams and making the impossible possible. This class invites you to break out of your mold and twist into a fresh perspective. We will work on building confidence and strength in our shoulders, chest, and abdominals through foundational postures like handstand and forearm balance. Floor and standing backbends will teach us the grace of opening our bodies by unlocking the upper back, chest, and shoulders as well as our quadriceps and hamstrings. These exercises strengthen our lower back and open the front of our body, allowing us to tackle more advanced inverted backbends like Scorpion and Hollowback Scorpion.

YOUR TEACHER - Dice Iida-Klein

12:15 - 1:15pm

22/01

Yoga Open 30°C

Tash Pinter

Surry Hills

CLASS INFORMATION - Yoga Open 30°C

Yoga Open classes offer an energetic yoga flow with strong poses and creative sequencing, designed to challenge and inspire both physically and mentally.

Classes vary in focus and pace, and from teacher to teacher, and we encouraged you to move within the boundaries of your experience level. We recommend Yoga Open classes to those with prior yoga experience. If you're new to vinyasa, please attend 4-6 Yoga Essentials classes before trying our Open classes.

Temperature: Classes are heated to approximately 30°C. We do our best to keep the room at a comfortable temperature and recommend that you come hydrated, dress light, and bring a towel and water. If you are injured or pregnant please let your teacher know before class begins.

YOUR TEACHER - Tash Pinter

Tash completed her first teacher training in traditional Ashtanga with Iyengar adjustment and technique with Himalaya Yoga Valley in Goa, India under the instruction of Yogacharya Lalit Kumar. She has completed an Anatomic yoga training with Dr Ray Long and advanced teacher training at BodyMindLife. She continually draws inspiration from her teachers Noelle Connolly, Simon Park and Kat Clayton. Tash’s classes guide students through an empowering practice that encourages self exploration of the body, mind and spirit infusing traditional Ashtanga and Iyengar into a fluid flow.

4:00 - 5:30pm

22/01

Yoga Open 30°C

Lara Zilibowitz

Surry Hills

CLASS INFORMATION - Yoga Open 30°C

Yoga Open classes offer an energetic yoga flow with strong poses and creative sequencing, designed to challenge and inspire both physically and mentally.

Classes vary in focus and pace, and from teacher to teacher, and we encouraged you to move within the boundaries of your experience level. We recommend Yoga Open classes to those with prior yoga experience. If you're new to vinyasa, please attend 4-6 Yoga Essentials classes before trying our Open classes.

Temperature: Classes are heated to approximately 30°C. We do our best to keep the room at a comfortable temperature and recommend that you come hydrated, dress light, and bring a towel and water. If you are injured or pregnant please let your teacher know before class begins.

YOUR TEACHER - Lara Zilibowitz

Lara has a long-standing passion for creative expression through movement and was first introduced to yoga at age 16. Body and breath then became the keystones in her own quest towards holistic health and she revels in the opportunity to share these learnings with her students. Lara has become known for her fluid and dynamic teaching style, coaxing students to get out of their head and drop into their feeling, intuitive body. What results is a profound breath-per-movement meditation of 'flow state', inspired by the teachings of her mentor, Prana Flow trailblazer Shiva Rea. As well as teaching at BodyMindLife studios, Lara Zilibowitz is an assistant to global movement alchemist Shiva Rea, an ambassador for lululemon athletica, a presenter for Wanderlust festivals Australia/New Zealand, a contributing editor to delicious. Magazine, a prolific ceramicist, and co-founder of Back2Roots Retreats - hosting transformative retreats around Australia and abroad.

4:15 - 5:15pm

22/01

Pilates Align

Narelle Clark

Surry Hills

CLASS INFORMATION - Pilates Align

Pilates Align classes are for those who are new to Pilates or more experienced practitioners who want to fine-tune their current practice and technique. Enough of a workout to get your endorphins flowing but with an emphasis on control and precision. Suitable for those recovering from injury and post natal clients.

YOUR TEACHER - Narelle Clark

Narelle is a fully registered Pilates instructor, comprehensively trained by the Australian Pilates Method Association (APMA) in 2007. This registration enables clients to receive rebates from their health insurance companies if they have Pilates rehabilitation included in their cover. Additional to her Pilates qualifications Narelle holds a bachelor’s degree in Exercise & Health Science, a Diploma in Fitness and a Certificate IV in Workplace Training and Assessment. Having worked in some of Sydney’s best private Pilates studios she has diverse experience with the Pilates equipment including the Cadillac, Wunda Chair & Reformer. She has a nurturing and confident approach to issues and injuries within the body and strongly believes Pilates is for everybody. She loves interacting with people and not only shares her Pilates and health knowledge but she loves to educate clients about their body - empowering them to achieve a higher level of wellbeing . On a personal level, Narelle is a Surry Hills girl, born and bred in the area with strong historical connections to the areas colorful past. When not teaching Pilates she is busy with her two children. Narelle currently teaches at our Surry Hills and Bondi studios and is available for private sessions.

5:15 - 6:15pm

22/01

Yoga Essentials 28°C

Eric Yatar

Surry Hills

CLASS INFORMATION - Yoga Essentials 28°C

Yoga Essentials classes build the foundations of your yoga practice. Classes move at a steady pace with a focus on alignment and instruction. We recommend Yoga Essentials classes to those who are new to yoga or experienced students looking to refine their practice and technique.

Temperature: Classes are heated to approximately 28°C. We do our best to keep the room at a comfortable temperature and recommend that you come hydrated, dress light, and bring a towel and water. If you are injured or pregnant please let your teacher know before class begins.

YOUR TEACHER - Eric Yatar

Eric believes that we all possess a deep and brilliant inner wisdom which we can access by building our strength, stamina and flexibilty. His invigorating flow classes give each student the chance to step into this wisdom of body, heart and mind through breath and movement.
Since completing his foundational training with Tias Little at Prajna Yoga in New Mexico, with whom he is continuing his Advanced Teacher Training certification, Eric has also completed teacher training in Power Yoga with Bryan Kest, Forrest Yoga Advanced Teacher Training with Ana Forrest, Yin Yoga with Sarah Powers, Pre-Natal Yoga with Linda Spackman, and Yoga Nidra with Jennifer Reis. He also finds inspiration through his years of practice in Iyengar Yoga under John Schumacher.

5:15 - 6:15pm

22/01

Pilates Flow

Narelle Clark

Surry Hills

CLASS INFORMATION - Pilates Flow

Pilates Flow classes build on the foundations built in Align. You’ll move through a challenging series of exercises that incorporate functional movement patterns to strengthen, tone, firm and balance your body, improve posture and prevent injury. Not suitable for those with injuries or during pregnancy.

YOUR TEACHER - Narelle Clark

Narelle is a fully registered Pilates instructor, comprehensively trained by the Australian Pilates Method Association (APMA) in 2007. This registration enables clients to receive rebates from their health insurance companies if they have Pilates rehabilitation included in their cover. Additional to her Pilates qualifications Narelle holds a bachelor’s degree in Exercise & Health Science, a Diploma in Fitness and a Certificate IV in Workplace Training and Assessment. Having worked in some of Sydney’s best private Pilates studios she has diverse experience with the Pilates equipment including the Cadillac, Wunda Chair & Reformer. She has a nurturing and confident approach to issues and injuries within the body and strongly believes Pilates is for everybody. She loves interacting with people and not only shares her Pilates and health knowledge but she loves to educate clients about their body - empowering them to achieve a higher level of wellbeing . On a personal level, Narelle is a Surry Hills girl, born and bred in the area with strong historical connections to the areas colorful past. When not teaching Pilates she is busy with her two children. Narelle currently teaches at our Surry Hills and Bondi studios and is available for private sessions.

5:45 - 6:45pm

22/01

Yin Yoga

Lara Zilibowitz

Surry Hills

CLASS INFORMATION - Yin Yoga

Yin offers long, meditative yoga holds that release stress and tension from the body, explore subtle energies and penetrate deep into the connective tissues of the body. Restful and meditative, positions may be held from 3-7 minutes and may be enhanced by supportive props like bolsters, blankets or blocks.

YOUR TEACHER - Lara Zilibowitz

Lara has a long-standing passion for creative expression through movement and was first introduced to yoga at age 16. Body and breath then became the keystones in her own quest towards holistic health and she revels in the opportunity to share these learnings with her students. Lara has become known for her fluid and dynamic teaching style, coaxing students to get out of their head and drop into their feeling, intuitive body. What results is a profound breath-per-movement meditation of 'flow state', inspired by the teachings of her mentor, Prana Flow trailblazer Shiva Rea. As well as teaching at BodyMindLife studios, Lara Zilibowitz is an assistant to global movement alchemist Shiva Rea, an ambassador for lululemon athletica, a presenter for Wanderlust festivals Australia/New Zealand, a contributing editor to delicious. Magazine, a prolific ceramicist, and co-founder of Back2Roots Retreats - hosting transformative retreats around Australia and abroad.

BodyMindLife Surry Hills Location

BodyMindLife Surry Hills offers yoga, pilates, meditation, prenatal, parents & bubs classes, workshops, special events and yoga teacher training. The studio is located at Level 1, 84 Mary Street, Surry Hills, between Albion Street and Foveaux Street. It is a two minute walk from Central Station and close to major bus routes. Limited metered and unmetered street parking is available around the studio. Parking inspectors are vigilant.