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 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 Vrai Health.

Our Services

Under the banner of learn it, live it, teach it we empower our community to use the practice of Yoga, Pilates, 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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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.

Surry Hills studio offering

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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

11:00 - 12:00pm

23/08

Parents & Bubs Yoga

Rebecca Lockyer

Surry Hills

CLASS INFORMATION - Parents & Bubs Yoga

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 - Rebecca Lockyer

Rebecca first started practicing yoga out of a book at age 17 when she was told she would never become a professional dancer unless she sorted out her posture! Since then, Yoga and Pilates have become the backbone of her health. After a successful dance career travelling the world, Rebecca completed her Pilates Instructor training in 2011, her 200 hour yoga teacher training in 2013, followed by 350 hour training in 2014. An anatomy geek and with a passion for learning, she plans never to stop her education.Rebecca’s classes are strong, fluid, energetic and, above all, fun.

11:30 - 12:15pm

23/08

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

23/08

Prenatal Yoga

Rebecca Lockyer

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 - Rebecca Lockyer

Rebecca first started practicing yoga out of a book at age 17 when she was told she would never become a professional dancer unless she sorted out her posture! Since then, Yoga and Pilates have become the backbone of her health. After a successful dance career travelling the world, Rebecca completed her Pilates Instructor training in 2011, her 200 hour yoga teacher training in 2013, followed by 350 hour training in 2014. An anatomy geek and with a passion for learning, she plans never to stop her education.Rebecca’s classes are strong, fluid, energetic and, above all, fun.

12:15 - 1:15pm

23/08

Yoga Open 30°C

Chelsea Edwards

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 - Chelsea Edwards

12:15 - 1:00pm

23/08

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.

12:30 - 1:30pm

23/08

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

23/08

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

23/08

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

23/08

Yoga Essentials 28°C

Charlotte Irons

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 - Charlotte Irons

Charlotte has always loved to move her body. After a lifetime of dance, hard times found her in the yoga room where she fell in love with the practice. Under the guidance of LA teacher Noah Maze, she completed her first teacher training, and has continued her yoga education with Simon Park, Noelle Connolly and Kay Clayton at BodyMindLife. Charlotte’s classes bring an alignment focus to the flow, encouraging students to strengthen their practice and open their bodies without injury. She teaches students how yoga can benefit both on the mat and in their daily lives. Off the mat you can find her writing, cooking, traveling or as close as possible to the beach.

5:30 - 6:30pm

23/08

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

23/08

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

23/08

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 - 7:00pm

23/08

Meditation - Centred

Andy Amos

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 - Andy Amos

Andy began exploring different systems and traditions of meditation while living in London in his late 20’s. A diagnosis of type 1 diabetes a few years later left him shocked and led him to his first teacher, Erica Bagshaw, who encouraged him to train in metaphysics and meditation and, in turn, to teach.
He has studied extensively with scientist and holistic healer Doctor Reza Samvat, exploring the teachings of Paramahansa Yogananda, delved into Buddhist and Hindu traditions, and also the work of contemporary teachers and philosophers including Ramana Maharshi, Swami Rama, J. Krishnamurti, Osho, Alice Bailey, Herman Hesse, Thich Nhat Hanh, Ram Dass, Jack Kornfield, Jon Kabat-Zinn, Deepak Chopra, Eckhart Tolle and the Heart Math Institute.Andy teaches from experience, using practical and accessible tools and techniques that are easily applied to daily life.

6:30 - 7:45pm

23/08

Yoga Open 30°C

Charlotte Irons

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 - Charlotte Irons

Charlotte has always loved to move her body. After a lifetime of dance, hard times found her in the yoga room where she fell in love with the practice. Under the guidance of LA teacher Noah Maze, she completed her first teacher training, and has continued her yoga education with Simon Park, Noelle Connolly and Kay Clayton at BodyMindLife. Charlotte’s classes bring an alignment focus to the flow, encouraging students to strengthen their practice and open their bodies without injury. She teaches students how yoga can benefit both on the mat and in their daily lives. Off the mat you can find her writing, cooking, traveling or as close as possible to the beach.

6:30 - 7:30pm

23/08

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.

6:45 - 7:45pm

23/08

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 - 7:45pm

23/08

Meditation - Mindful

Andy Amos

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 - Andy Amos

Andy began exploring different systems and traditions of meditation while living in London in his late 20’s. A diagnosis of type 1 diabetes a few years later left him shocked and led him to his first teacher, Erica Bagshaw, who encouraged him to train in metaphysics and meditation and, in turn, to teach.
He has studied extensively with scientist and holistic healer Doctor Reza Samvat, exploring the teachings of Paramahansa Yogananda, delved into Buddhist and Hindu traditions, and also the work of contemporary teachers and philosophers including Ramana Maharshi, Swami Rama, J. Krishnamurti, Osho, Alice Bailey, Herman Hesse, Thich Nhat Hanh, Ram Dass, Jack Kornfield, Jon Kabat-Zinn, Deepak Chopra, Eckhart Tolle and the Heart Math Institute.Andy teaches from experience, using practical and accessible tools and techniques that are easily applied to daily life.

7:15 - 8:15pm

23/08

Yoga Open 26°C

Bevan Pfeiffer

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 - Bevan Pfeiffer

Bevan has been athletic since he was a kid, drawn to many sports and playing rugby league at state level. Along with his athletic side he always had a burning passion to be creative. It was in 2008 when deciding to do an acting course in which he discovered yoga. His curiosity was piqued, for the first time he felt a connection that linked his mind body and soul together that he never felt before. This led him down a path of Hatha, Bikram, Iyengar before settling into a daily meditation and Vinyasa practice. After graduating from the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts with a degree in acting, Bevan was ready to deepen his understanding of yoga both spiritually and practically, and decided to complete his teacher training with BodyMindLife under the guidance of his teachers Noelle Connolly, Kat Clayton and additional training with Joan Hyman and Shiva Rea in India. With an understanding of contemporary movement styles blended with his knowledge of anatomy and a deep understanding of yoga asana Bevan is passionate about creating an experience which will leave you feeling completely present in a world where we are constantly distracted.

7:30 - 8:30pm

23/08

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

23/08

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.

8:00 - 8:30pm

23/08

Meditation - Centred

Andy Amos

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 - Andy Amos

Andy began exploring different systems and traditions of meditation while living in London in his late 20’s. A diagnosis of type 1 diabetes a few years later left him shocked and led him to his first teacher, Erica Bagshaw, who encouraged him to train in metaphysics and meditation and, in turn, to teach.
He has studied extensively with scientist and holistic healer Doctor Reza Samvat, exploring the teachings of Paramahansa Yogananda, delved into Buddhist and Hindu traditions, and also the work of contemporary teachers and philosophers including Ramana Maharshi, Swami Rama, J. Krishnamurti, Osho, Alice Bailey, Herman Hesse, Thich Nhat Hanh, Ram Dass, Jack Kornfield, Jon Kabat-Zinn, Deepak Chopra, Eckhart Tolle and the Heart Math Institute.Andy teaches from experience, using practical and accessible tools and techniques that are easily applied to daily life.

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.