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

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

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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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TIME

DATE

CLASS TYPE

TEACHER

LOCATION

6:00 - 6:45am

29/03

Pilates Flow

Carla Sconce

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 beginners to Reformer Pilates, those with injuries or during pregnancy.

YOUR TEACHER - Carla Sconce

Carla was first introduced to Pilates in 2001 and was immediately hooked. Practicing in Sydney, New York and London, Carla completed her certification in both mat and reformer Pilates in 2013. She believes the Pilates focus on posture, core stability and strength makes it an important practice for people of all ages and backgrounds. Carla's classes are strong and always varied. As a fully certified Personal Trainer, her focus is on form and movement, while encouraging clients to get the most out of their training. In 2015 she added Barre Attack to her repertoire, because she wanted to test herself (and her dance moves!). As a healthy living advocate and mother of two, Carla understands everyone leads busy lives but that if we love what we're doing, and nurture our body, we can achieve great thing.

6:30 - 7:30am

29/03

Yoga Open 30°C

Greer Adams

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 - Greer Adams

6:45 - 7:30am

29/03

Pilates Flow

Carla Sconce

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 beginners to Reformer Pilates, those with injuries or during pregnancy.

YOUR TEACHER - Carla Sconce

Carla was first introduced to Pilates in 2001 and was immediately hooked. Practicing in Sydney, New York and London, Carla completed her certification in both mat and reformer Pilates in 2013. She believes the Pilates focus on posture, core stability and strength makes it an important practice for people of all ages and backgrounds. Carla's classes are strong and always varied. As a fully certified Personal Trainer, her focus is on form and movement, while encouraging clients to get the most out of their training. In 2015 she added Barre Attack to her repertoire, because she wanted to test herself (and her dance moves!). As a healthy living advocate and mother of two, Carla understands everyone leads busy lives but that if we love what we're doing, and nurture our body, we can achieve great thing.

7:00 - 7:30am

29/03

Meditation - Mindful

Surry Hills

CLASS INFORMATION - Meditation - Mindful

Become more aware of what arises in each moment, and learn to make more informed decisions. Our accessible meditations support you to develop clarity and focus, and more effective response to the challenges of living. Classes are open to people of all levels of experience, from absolute beginners to those with an existing meditation practice.

YOUR TEACHER -

7:15 - 8:15am

29/03

Yoga Open 30°C

Beth Borowsky

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 - Beth Borowsky

With over 1000 hours of teacher training, and heading into her tenth year of teaching, Beth's classes are intelligently sequenced to ensure that you move at a slower pace, giving time for your muscles to heat, energy to build and an opportunity to delve deeper within, both physically and emotionally, and so discover the true medicine that is yoga. Beth reminds you to honour your body – its strengths and weaknesses - to prevent injury and build stamina, balance and inner calm. You'll learn how to synchronise your breath with movement to cultivate a moving meditation, creating a delicious synchronicity between body, mind, spirit and soul. Beth has been a teacher trainer on several of BodyMindLife’s 200 hour teacher trainings and also offers Kids Yoga Teacher Training. She is also known and loved for her Goddess retreats that she runs throughout the year both in Australia and Bali. As the owner of KarmaKidsYoga and JustBreatheYoga, Beth honours her teachers, past and present, Ana Forrest, Twee Merrigan, Nicole Walsh, Mark Breadner, Sindar Kaur and Jodi Komitor (to name a few) for their inspiration and wisdom.

7:30 - 8:15am

29/03

Pilates Align

Carla Sconce

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 - Carla Sconce

Carla was first introduced to Pilates in 2001 and was immediately hooked. Practicing in Sydney, New York and London, Carla completed her certification in both mat and reformer Pilates in 2013. She believes the Pilates focus on posture, core stability and strength makes it an important practice for people of all ages and backgrounds. Carla's classes are strong and always varied. As a fully certified Personal Trainer, her focus is on form and movement, while encouraging clients to get the most out of their training. In 2015 she added Barre Attack to her repertoire, because she wanted to test herself (and her dance moves!). As a healthy living advocate and mother of two, Carla understands everyone leads busy lives but that if we love what we're doing, and nurture our body, we can achieve great thing.

7:35 - 7:50am

29/03

Yoga Mind

Greer Adams

Surry Hills

CLASS INFORMATION - Yoga Mind

Stay after your yoga class for a 15 minute meditation, included in the cost of your yoga class.

YOUR TEACHER - Greer Adams

7:45 - 8:15am

29/03

Meditation - Centred

Surry Hills

CLASS INFORMATION - Meditation - Centred

Develop effective relaxation, harness greater energy and cultivate balance for body, breath and mind. Our practical meditations, when practised regularly, provide the foundation for improved physical and mental wellbeing.Classes are open to people of all levels of experience, from absolute beginners to those with an existing meditation practice.

YOUR TEACHER -

9:30 - 10:45am

29/03

Yoga Open 30°C

David Coulibaly

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 - David Coulibaly

Growing up in France, David’s athletic background started from a young age; playing high level soccer for many years and more recently turned his focus to professional boxing. However, it was here in Australia that David found his passion for yoga, a daily practice that offered him not only a physical challenge, but also integrated spirituality. Having had a meditation practice since the age of 7, completed his 200 hour Prana Flow training with Shiva Rea, and is now able to holistically combine his love of unique movement and mindfulness. David's classes are dynamic, creative and energetic but he also brings a lightness to his teaching which allows you to relax and have FUN. He loves to dive deeper and share with you a learning or message to inspire and take with you off the mat.

11:00 - 12:00pm

29/03

Parents & Bubs

Stacey Astley-Clark

Surry Hills

CLASS INFORMATION - Parents & Bubs

Parents & Bubs Classes will rebuild strength and flexibility in the postpartum body and give you the opportunity to connect with your baby. Expect a range of yoga poses that will help rebuild your core strength, realign the spine, hips and pelvis, and release muscle tension around the shoulders and upper spine caused by breast-feeding and carrying your bub. All babies are welcome, pre-walking.

YOUR TEACHER - Stacey Astley-Clark

Stacey has been practising yoga for over 15 years but found her true calling in 2013, following the birth of her little boy - an experience which she describes as profound, empowering and overwhelmingly positive thanks to the magic of yoga. Stacey’s teaching style has been shaped through over 600 hours of training in Australia, India and Europe. Studying with the likes of John Ogilvie, Nadia Narain, Katie Manitsas, and Ayurvedic Doctor, Shaun Matthews. She is now wholly devoted to the field of Pre and Postnatal wellness and is a certified Hypnobirthing practitioner and Childbirth Educator. Stacey believes that there is no greater Yoga than the connection between mother and child. Her classes are designed to strengthen this bond and create strong, confident and conscious parents.

11:30 - 12:15pm

29/03

Pilates Align

Carla Sconce

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 - Carla Sconce

Carla was first introduced to Pilates in 2001 and was immediately hooked. Practicing in Sydney, New York and London, Carla completed her certification in both mat and reformer Pilates in 2013. She believes the Pilates focus on posture, core stability and strength makes it an important practice for people of all ages and backgrounds. Carla's classes are strong and always varied. As a fully certified Personal Trainer, her focus is on form and movement, while encouraging clients to get the most out of their training. In 2015 she added Barre Attack to her repertoire, because she wanted to test herself (and her dance moves!). As a healthy living advocate and mother of two, Carla understands everyone leads busy lives but that if we love what we're doing, and nurture our body, we can achieve great thing.

12:15 - 1:00pm

29/03

Pilates Align

Carla Sconce

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 - Carla Sconce

Carla was first introduced to Pilates in 2001 and was immediately hooked. Practicing in Sydney, New York and London, Carla completed her certification in both mat and reformer Pilates in 2013. She believes the Pilates focus on posture, core stability and strength makes it an important practice for people of all ages and backgrounds. Carla's classes are strong and always varied. As a fully certified Personal Trainer, her focus is on form and movement, while encouraging clients to get the most out of their training. In 2015 she added Barre Attack to her repertoire, because she wanted to test herself (and her dance moves!). As a healthy living advocate and mother of two, Carla understands everyone leads busy lives but that if we love what we're doing, and nurture our body, we can achieve great thing.

12:15 - 1:15pm

29/03

Yoga Open 30°C

Christian Ralston

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 - Christian Ralston

Christian first yoga class was underwhelming. It involved a teacher in baggy pants asking him to do strange, impossible things with his body. He put the experience on the shelf and left it there until Bikram caught his eye. Naturally sporty, the physicality appealed to him as did a mind/body connection that he’d never experienced before. From there he found power yoga, recovered from two knee reconstructions and in 2012 began the process of becoming a teacher. Christian has since trained with Baron Baptiste, Bryan Kest, Noah Maze, Les Leventhal, Chanel Luck, Simon Park, Christina Sell, Ana Forrest, Shiva Rea and Maty Ezraty. His classes embrace all these styles, exuding a strong and playful teaching style that radiates energy. His gentle nature, natural athleticism and deep house heart keeps his students engaged and uplifted, giving them the space to experiment and explore.

12:15 - 1:15pm

29/03

Prenatal Yoga

Stacey Astley-Clark

Surry Hills

CLASS INFORMATION - Prenatal Yoga

Prenatal Classes are taught by highly qualified teachers and specifically designed for expectant mums. Expect a range of yoga poses designed to increase flexibility in the hips and pelvis, and build the strength needed to support you through your pregnancy. Explore breath and relaxation techniques that will help you connect to yourself and your bub, and prepare calmly and consciously for the experience of birth.

YOUR TEACHER - Stacey Astley-Clark

Stacey has been practising yoga for over 15 years but found her true calling in 2013, following the birth of her little boy - an experience which she describes as profound, empowering and overwhelmingly positive thanks to the magic of yoga. Stacey’s teaching style has been shaped through over 600 hours of training in Australia, India and Europe. Studying with the likes of John Ogilvie, Nadia Narain, Katie Manitsas, and Ayurvedic Doctor, Shaun Matthews. She is now wholly devoted to the field of Pre and Postnatal wellness and is a certified Hypnobirthing practitioner and Childbirth Educator. Stacey believes that there is no greater Yoga than the connection between mother and child. Her classes are designed to strengthen this bond and create strong, confident and conscious parents.

12:30 - 1:30pm

29/03

Yoga Essentials 28°C

Vicki S Smart

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 - Vicki S Smart

Vicki discovered yoga by accident in London over 10 years ago when she was working as a Senior Consultant in the Marketing recruitment industry. Her usual spin class was full, so she found herself in pigeon instead. A love affair began which continues today.Once she moved to Sydney she embarked on the first of many teacher trainings, and has now undertaken over 1000 hours of study with international teachers such as Tara Judelle, Noah Maze, Christina Sell, John Friend, and it is with her dear teachers Tara and Scott Lyons, who she continues her training with in the system of Embodied Flow™.

With experience in power vinyasa, anusara, yin and restorative yoga and Embodied Flow™, Vicki is passionate about intelligent movement which draws influence from many modalities. Expect to work hard, and laugh a lot in her classes whilst moving safely through unique sequences and into shapes you never knew existed.

 

1:00 - 1:45pm

29/03

Pilates Flow

Carla Sconce

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 beginners to Reformer Pilates, those with injuries or during pregnancy.

YOUR TEACHER - Carla Sconce

Carla was first introduced to Pilates in 2001 and was immediately hooked. Practicing in Sydney, New York and London, Carla completed her certification in both mat and reformer Pilates in 2013. She believes the Pilates focus on posture, core stability and strength makes it an important practice for people of all ages and backgrounds. Carla's classes are strong and always varied. As a fully certified Personal Trainer, her focus is on form and movement, while encouraging clients to get the most out of their training. In 2015 she added Barre Attack to her repertoire, because she wanted to test herself (and her dance moves!). As a healthy living advocate and mother of two, Carla understands everyone leads busy lives but that if we love what we're doing, and nurture our body, we can achieve great thing.

4:15 - 5:30pm

29/03

Yoga Essentials 28°C

Ari Levanael

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 - Ari Levanael

A well-travelled teacher, performer, photographer and adventurer, Ari teaches from the heart, uniting mind and body in a unique style that embraces both the traditional and the radical.He has taught the physical disciplines of aerial acrobatics, gymnastics, stretching and circus skills for over 16 years and brings some of his favourite styles of yoga, including Jivamukti, Dharma Ashtanga, Rocket and Forrest yoga to his dynamic and flowing classes. Ari completed his Yoga Alliance accredited 500+ hours teacher training in Ashtanga and Hatha Yoga, with teacher Bharath Shetty at Aanana Yoga in Mysore, India. A life changing experience, it opened a physical and spiritual awareness and rewarded him with a wealth of knowledge that he is happy to share with his students. His practice and teaching style continues to evolve with the inspiration of his students, teacher and notably, BKS Iyengar, Sri K Pattabhi Jois, Dharma Mittra, Sharon Gannon and David Life.

5:15 - 6:15pm

29/03

Yoga Essentials 28°C

Noelle Connolly

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 - Noelle Connolly

Noelle’s powerful and creative teaching creates space for students to pursue their practice with heart, intensity and drive. A technical teacher, she is passionate about form and endlessly inspired to harness the subtleties of the energetic body to defy gravity and move fluidly through space. Always an athlete, this Philadelphia native, former ballerina, Boston Terrier Field Hockey player and graduate of Boston University, took her first yoga class in 2002, and fell in love with the practice – mentally, physically and spiritually. Currently heading up the yoga program at Sydney’s BodyMindLife, she gives her all to her students, with strong, challenging and intelligently sequenced classes that engage, inform and inspire, set to a background of meticulously curated music. She feels honoured and blessed to share the knowledge of her teachers and mentors, including Maty Ezraty, Joan White, Joan Hyman and Simon Park, in an authentic way. “I hope to forever continue learning, about the asana and about myself. Yoga’s ability to ground and centre me, combined with an endless thirst for knowledge, pulls me back to the practice again and again.” Noelle Connolly

5:30 - 6:30pm

29/03

Yoga Open 26°C

Joanne Gates

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 - Joanne Gates

Jo was guided to her first yoga class in early 2000. In need of some time and space away from the intensity of being a first time Mum, she enjoyed the physicality of the practice but also fell for the sense of peace and nurturing it brought.
A former physiotherapist, her journey as a yoga teacher began in 2006, with her first teacher training with Nicole Goodwin and Wade Imre Morrissette. Jo has since studied with Louisa Sear, Twee Merrigan, Shiva Rea, Baron Baptiste, Sharon Gannon and David Life, Simon Borg Olivier, Louisa Sear, Rose Baudin, Les Leventhal and Ana Forrest. In her dynamic and creative classes, Jo encourages students to let go of their expectations and tap into their breath to create a moving meditation.

5:30 - 6:30pm

29/03

Pilates Flow

Kevin Privett

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 beginners to Reformer Pilates, those with injuries or during pregnancy.

YOUR TEACHER - Kevin Privett

Kevin believes in empowering people through positive mind, breath and body connections. He is passionate about teaching movement patterns that build a strong, flexible, lengthened and stable body. A professional dancer, his Pilates classes are strong, precise and peppered with references to Liza Minnelli and Bob Fosse. He feels that a strong and flexible body is reflected in how we feel about ourselves and how we operate in our daily lives.

5:45 - 7:00pm

29/03

Yoga Open 30°C

Ari Levanael

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 - Ari Levanael

A well-travelled teacher, performer, photographer and adventurer, Ari teaches from the heart, uniting mind and body in a unique style that embraces both the traditional and the radical.He has taught the physical disciplines of aerial acrobatics, gymnastics, stretching and circus skills for over 16 years and brings some of his favourite styles of yoga, including Jivamukti, Dharma Ashtanga, Rocket and Forrest yoga to his dynamic and flowing classes. Ari completed his Yoga Alliance accredited 500+ hours teacher training in Ashtanga and Hatha Yoga, with teacher Bharath Shetty at Aanana Yoga in Mysore, India. A life changing experience, it opened a physical and spiritual awareness and rewarded him with a wealth of knowledge that he is happy to share with his students. His practice and teaching style continues to evolve with the inspiration of his students, teacher and notably, BKS Iyengar, Sri K Pattabhi Jois, Dharma Mittra, Sharon Gannon and David Life.

6:30 - 7:45pm

29/03

Yoga Open 30°C

Noelle Connolly

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 - Noelle Connolly

Noelle’s powerful and creative teaching creates space for students to pursue their practice with heart, intensity and drive. A technical teacher, she is passionate about form and endlessly inspired to harness the subtleties of the energetic body to defy gravity and move fluidly through space. Always an athlete, this Philadelphia native, former ballerina, Boston Terrier Field Hockey player and graduate of Boston University, took her first yoga class in 2002, and fell in love with the practice – mentally, physically and spiritually. Currently heading up the yoga program at Sydney’s BodyMindLife, she gives her all to her students, with strong, challenging and intelligently sequenced classes that engage, inform and inspire, set to a background of meticulously curated music. She feels honoured and blessed to share the knowledge of her teachers and mentors, including Maty Ezraty, Joan White, Joan Hyman and Simon Park, in an authentic way. “I hope to forever continue learning, about the asana and about myself. Yoga’s ability to ground and centre me, combined with an endless thirst for knowledge, pulls me back to the practice again and again.” Noelle Connolly

6:30 - 7:30pm

29/03

Pilates Flow

Kevin Privett

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 beginners to Reformer Pilates, those with injuries or during pregnancy.

YOUR TEACHER - Kevin Privett

Kevin believes in empowering people through positive mind, breath and body connections. He is passionate about teaching movement patterns that build a strong, flexible, lengthened and stable body. A professional dancer, his Pilates classes are strong, precise and peppered with references to Liza Minnelli and Bob Fosse. He feels that a strong and flexible body is reflected in how we feel about ourselves and how we operate in our daily lives.

6:30 - 7:00pm

29/03

Meditation - Mindful

Surry Hills

CLASS INFORMATION - Meditation - Mindful

Become more aware of what arises in each moment, and learn to make more informed decisions. Our accessible meditations support you to develop clarity and focus, and more effective response to the challenges of living. Classes are open to people of all levels of experience, from absolute beginners to those with an existing meditation practice.

YOUR TEACHER -

6:45 - 7:45pm

29/03

Yoga Essentials 28°C

Joanne Gates

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 - Joanne Gates

Jo was guided to her first yoga class in early 2000. In need of some time and space away from the intensity of being a first time Mum, she enjoyed the physicality of the practice but also fell for the sense of peace and nurturing it brought.
A former physiotherapist, her journey as a yoga teacher began in 2006, with her first teacher training with Nicole Goodwin and Wade Imre Morrissette. Jo has since studied with Louisa Sear, Twee Merrigan, Shiva Rea, Baron Baptiste, Sharon Gannon and David Life, Simon Borg Olivier, Louisa Sear, Rose Baudin, Les Leventhal and Ana Forrest. In her dynamic and creative classes, Jo encourages students to let go of their expectations and tap into their breath to create a moving meditation.

7:15 - 8:15pm

29/03

Yoga Open 26°C

Aly Clarke

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 - Aly Clarke

Aly brings a playful approach to the practice that combines strong, creative and considered sequencing, with her passion for the evocative power of language. A former runner and art director, she became transfixed by the space and calm she found within the movement of the yoga practice, and left the ferocity of ad agency life to the relative calm of yoga teacher training in New York City. Since her original training at Laughing Lotus NYC in 2011, she has completed over 500 hours of study with teachers and mentors including Noelle Connolly, Maty Ezraty, Emily Stone, Jasmine Tarkeshi and Kate Kendall. A writer and designer, her background in music, fashion and the arts informs the words and visuals she creates as the brand and events manager of BodyMindLife, translating the studio’s vision of empowering transformation in a unique, spirited and accessible manner.

7:15 - 7:45pm

29/03

Meditation - Centred

Surry Hills

CLASS INFORMATION - Meditation - Centred

Develop effective relaxation, harness greater energy and cultivate balance for body, breath and mind. Our practical meditations, when practised regularly, provide the foundation for improved physical and mental wellbeing.Classes are open to people of all levels of experience, from absolute beginners to those with an existing meditation practice.

YOUR TEACHER -

7:30 - 8:30pm

29/03

Pilates Align

Kevin Privett

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 - Kevin Privett

Kevin believes in empowering people through positive mind, breath and body connections. He is passionate about teaching movement patterns that build a strong, flexible, lengthened and stable body. A professional dancer, his Pilates classes are strong, precise and peppered with references to Liza Minnelli and Bob Fosse. He feels that a strong and flexible body is reflected in how we feel about ourselves and how we operate in our daily lives.

8:00 - 9:00pm

29/03

Yin Yoga

Alison Bruton

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 - Alison Bruton

Alison is an inspiring teacher, known for her dynamic style. She has a keen eye for observation and a depth of knowledge steeped in 10 years of teaching and 15 years practice. Through her creative sequencing, clear cues and personal encouragement, she guides students deep into their body with great awareness. Alison discovered ashtanga yoga in London, whilst seeking sanctuary from corporate life. Searching for meaning in life and relief from daily suffering, she found in yoga calmness of mind, confidence and a strong feeling of being centred. She moved to Sydney in 2000 and after having two beautiful babies (now teenagers) and found herself at Bikram Yoga Teacher Training, which gave her discipline and awakened her curiosity for a deeper exploration of her self. Soon after, she completed Power Vinyasa trainings with Baron Baptiste and Power Living Australia, learning the power and grace of moving with the breath. Her enquiry continued on immersions and trainings in Anusara, Haha, Iyengar, Smartflow and Forrest Yoga styles which brought more strength, skilfulness and mindfulness to her practice and teaching. "The practice of yoga has become an integral part of my healing and transformation. As a teacher I see myself on this journey of self-discovery with my students." Alison has studied with many renowned yoga teachers, including the four who have the greatest influence on her teaching: Noah Maze, Annie Carpenter, Maty Ezraty and Ana Forrest.

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.