Ari Levanael

Yoga Teacher

As teacher, performer and adventurer, Ari focuses on the uniqueness of each person; the demands of both body and individuality. With a long history of yoga practice spanning over 25 years, Ari is a passionate and dedicated student of the yoga tradition. Having studied and practiced with many respected teachers worldwide including; Maty Ezraty, Bharath Shetty, Shiva Rea, Annie Carpenter, Joan Hyman, Simon Park, Nicky Knoff and Shandor Remete to name a few.

Ari is particularly adept at modifying and adapting the yoga practice for any level and is known for creative sequencing that takes students safely to new levels of exploration. With an approach to yoga that fuses breath in relationship to body movements, Ari interweaves elements of creative mandala sequencing in a style that moves between traditional and explorative, in balanced harmony with alignment principles that create a unique and fulfilling yoga experience.

Currently, Ari holds over 1,500 hours of accredited Yoga teacher-training in various styles, merging the traditional with a knowledge of gymnastics, martial arts and aerial acrobatics. Uniting yoga with these great variety of disciplines and embodying it in personal practice.

He now holds teacher trainings, retreats and workshops worldwide while mentoring the next generation of teachers.

Ari Levanael Qualifications:

500+ hours Ashtanga/Hatha Yoga with Bharath Shetty, Aananda Yoga, Mysore, India

500 hours Elemental Prana Vinyasa with Shiva Rea, Greece, India

100 hours The heart of a yoga teacher with Maty Ezraty

50 hours in the Art of Alignment and Assists with Kat Clayton, Sydney

50 hours Yin teacher training with Sarah Owen

50 hours Super Sequencing with Noelle Connelly, Sydney

50 hours Yoga Therapeutics 101 with Joanne Gates, Sarah Routhier, Sydney

50 hours Advanced Energetics and Assisting with Simon Park, Sydney

25 hours Travelling from the Outside In with Joan Hyman, Sydney

24 hours Applied Anatomy & Physiology of Yoga with Yoga Synergy, Sydney

Videos

Blogs featuring Ari Levanael

How to do a yoga handstand

What Mindfulness means to me...

Yoga for Men

Upcoming Live Streams

Wednesday 2nd December

4:15pm - 5:15pm

Yoga Essentials - LIVE STREAM

Yoga - General

Ari Levanael

Coming Soon

About The Class

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

About Ari Levanael

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.

Monday 7th December

12:15pm - 1:15pm

Yoga Open - LIVE STREAM

Yoga - General

Ari Levanael

Coming Soon

About The Class

Yoga Open classes offer an energetic flow with strong poses and creative sequencing, designed to challenge and inspire physically and mentally. Classes vary in pace, and from teacher to teacher. We encourage you to move within the boundaries of your experience level.

About Ari Levanael

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.

Wednesday 9th December

4:15pm - 5:15pm

Yoga Essentials - LIVE STREAM

Yoga - General

Ari Levanael

Coming Soon

About The Class

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

About Ari Levanael

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.

Monday 14th December

12:15pm - 1:15pm

Yoga Open - LIVE STREAM

Yoga - General

Ari Levanael

Coming Soon

About The Class

Yoga Open classes offer an energetic flow with strong poses and creative sequencing, designed to challenge and inspire physically and mentally. Classes vary in pace, and from teacher to teacher. We encourage you to move within the boundaries of your experience level.

About Ari Levanael

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.

Reviews

Thank you, can finally do tree with my foot on the thigh. ??
Virginia M.
thank you x 1000
Ezgi E.
Thnx Ariiii it was a great one???
Nona D.
Great to have you back. Thank you ?
Virginia M.
THANK YOU FOR THE JOURNEY AR?
Ezgi E.
Dont know if it was not super strong flow or i feel stronger lol, enjoyed a lot thnx Ari...???
Nona D.
Thank you, good to have you back. ?
Virginia M.
Ezgi E.
Thnx Ariii, enjoyed alot
Nona D.
There was only 23 mins of the 1 hour class recorded?
Michelle S.
Thnx Ariii for ur time was great???
Nona D.
Thanks Ari for another brilliant experience. I always look forward to your class.Have an amazing week Ana x
Ana G.
thank you ? I really enjoyed that class. really great cueing.
Elise S.
It was the first yoga lesson that I took as a bodymindlife member. It gives you the details that makes you really progress and review the basics of yoga, very good session.
Ines P.
Thank you Ari!Love your classes!
Marcia M.
It was great
Shree S.
Always a great class. Thanks
Virginia M.
Amazing class, thank you Ari! :)
Stefania V.
Wow AriWhat a class this was ? And I made it to the end ??Garcias xx
Ana G.
Absolutely love Ari, he brings a beautiful balance of philosophy and strength. And even though I can't do any of the upside-down postures he always provides an alternative
Rebecca N.
Love it Ari, thnx??
Nona D.
Great class. Watched from Canada.
Mary C.
Thanks Ari, great class ?
Virginia M.
I wish I could save this flow, I just did it to unwind from a windsurfing session and it was exactly what I needed
Jenny A.
loved it :-)
Una H.
Loved it
dominique f.
We loved it. Thank you Ari.
Vicki B.
Thanks Ari :)
Veronica O.
great class Ari thanks!
Jo T.
I loved it :)
Vicki B.
This was a perfect, grounding twisting flow. I feel expansion across my whole back, shoulders, neck. A beautiful sequence, and calmly delivered. Thank you Ari!
Alexis F.
I look forward to classes with Ari every week. Intelligently sequenced offerings that challenge, build strength and nourish both body and mind all in one. Always a treat. Thanks Ari.
Lauren A.
Hi Ari, did a few of your open classes precovid and found them so challenging. Was reticent to try an essentials with you because of this but am so glad I did! That was the perfect class for me and can't wait to do another. Thank you!
Corinne G.
Thnx Ari, fantastic class i did it at 6am, u made my day thnx???
Nona D.
thank you, great class
Nathalie S.
Such a great class, thanks Ari. I felt the profound moment of being entirely present in the tree pose, looking up with my arms above. Thank you! It's set my morning straight.
Yingna L.
Love it! Thanks Ari
Fumika N.
Amazing class, thank you!
Stefania V.
some parts were above my level. I tried to apply them as much as ? can or ? just stayed and watched you doing it. thank you for the practice. overall for me it was a good journey. aeyigor
Ezgi E.
Great as always.Unusually, the online class kept dropping out, even when I turned of wifi and went 4G which is strange. Hope it’s not something about the updated site.
Megan S.
Namaste!
Ana G.
? always admire Ari's work. Thank you for being such a good teacher. Stay healthy
Ezgi E.
Great thanks Ari
Haythim H.
Love Ari's beginner classes!
Malia G.
Awesome Ari enjoyed
Nona D.
5 star Ari
Rae F.
Ari that was awsome. thank you for your teaching guidance. I havent prcatised for a long tme so this ws just what i needed. Thank you Ari see you next class
Konstantina M.
What i could see and understand i need to be live in class so i have volumne and can view myself as not same for me with me for coordination. But i tried to see for myself as i needed to. Thanks ari
Diane d.
Loved it- ari’s classes build your energy throughout
Jenna L.
Thanks Ari!
Lauren A.

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