Natalie Atkins   Natalie has been practicing Yoga most of her life, initially with her mother who was her first teacher.  Yoga helped Natalie heal herself from a previous lifestyle of addiction and self neglect. Through personal transformation, Natalie found the tools of yoga so profound and was thus inspired to share the ancient knowledge when she started teaching Yoga 6 years ago.  With teachers and training from lineages all over the world including India, Guatemala, Bhutan, Byron Bay and Belgrave, Natalie has a vast knowledge of Yoga and is deeply passionate about sharing its transformation tools.  Nat is most passionate about learning about the differences between us and the need to taking a personal approach in teaching: tailoring classes to individual needs, pace and progress.

Natalie Atkins

Natalie has been practicing Yoga most of her life, initially with her mother who was her first teacher.

Yoga helped Natalie heal herself from a previous lifestyle of addiction and self neglect. Through personal transformation, Natalie found the tools of yoga so profound and was thus inspired to share the ancient knowledge when she started teaching Yoga 6 years ago.

With teachers and training from lineages all over the world including India, Guatemala, Bhutan, Byron Bay and Belgrave, Natalie has a vast knowledge of Yoga and is deeply passionate about sharing its transformation tools.

Nat is most passionate about learning about the differences between us and the need to taking a personal approach in teaching: tailoring classes to individual needs, pace and progress.

Rosemary Baker   Rosemary began Pilates in the late 1990’s to help her lower back pain, after a car accident. She found that Pilates also improved a chronic neck condition, from surgery as a child. Observing that Pilates had been so effective, a couple of years later she trained to instruct Mat and Reformer Pilates. Keen for more comprehensive knowledge, 6 years ago Rosemary went on to be qualified in the Diploma Level Course to Teach Remedial/Clinical Pilates. She is registered with the Australian Pilates Method Association as a Level 3 Teacher.  Rosemary also operates a fully equipped boutique Pilates Studio in the foothills of Monbulk, teaching private and small group classes. With over 7000 hours studio teaching experience, Rosemary is keen to introduce the Pilates Method to a greater number of people, and is now offering Mat Classes at the Studio Selby. The classes are tailored for different levels of ability, strength and flexibility. Rosemary offers alternatives and options so people can progress at their own pace, taking into consideration different injuries and medical conditions.

Rosemary Baker

Rosemary began Pilates in the late 1990’s to help her lower back pain, after a car accident. She found that Pilates also improved a chronic neck condition, from surgery as a child. Observing that Pilates had been so effective, a couple of years later she trained to instruct Mat and Reformer Pilates. Keen for more comprehensive knowledge, 6 years ago Rosemary went on to be qualified in the Diploma Level Course to Teach Remedial/Clinical Pilates. She is registered with the Australian Pilates Method Association as a Level 3 Teacher.

Rosemary also operates a fully equipped boutique Pilates Studio in the foothills of Monbulk, teaching private and small group classes. With over 7000 hours studio teaching experience, Rosemary is keen to introduce the Pilates Method to a greater number of people, and is now offering Mat Classes at the Studio Selby. The classes are tailored for different levels of ability, strength and flexibility. Rosemary offers alternatives and options so people can progress at their own pace, taking into consideration different injuries and medical conditions.

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Frank Govic

Frank has been a dedicated Student of Yoga for over seven years.Working a physically challenging job he knew he had to take better care of his body to maintain good health. After hearing from many people about the benefits of Yoga such as strength, flexibility balance and stress relief he decided to give it a try.

Frank was hooked after his first class and hasn’t looked back, having experienced first hand the powerful transformative effects that yoga has when practiced daily.

Frank’s teaching style is informed by the the great teachers and mentors he has had the privilege of working with during his Journey so far.

Clare Pritchard   Clare Pritchard has been practicing yoga since 1995. She is a Certified Iyengar Yoga teacher, has completed Level 1 & 2 Certificates in the Radiant Child Yoga Program, as well as the Foundation Course and Yoga Therapy Certificates with Zenergy Yoga. She has also completed Trauma Aware Yoga Teacher training, based on the work of the Justice Research Institute, Boston USA. She has been teaching yoga in Centres Against Sexual Assault since 2011, and has experience teaching in women's refuges, services for refugees & people seeking asylum, and workplaces such as North Yarra Community Health, the Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, and Playback Theatre. Clare's area of interest is working with survivors of trauma. She has a depth of experience in delivering yoga programs which form part of a comprehensive and holistic approach to overcoming the effects of trauma . Contemporary research shows that being grounded and fully present are fundamental in overcoming the psychological effects of trauma, and yoga can be a powerful tool for creating that experience. Yoga can provide a pathway for reclaiming and befriending the body, an enormous part of the healing process.  Slowly and gently, students are guided inwards towards the core of their being, to their true Self which defines them far beyond their experience of trauma.

Clare Pritchard

Clare Pritchard has been practicing yoga since 1995. She is a Certified Iyengar Yoga teacher, has completed Level 1 & 2 Certificates in the Radiant Child Yoga Program, as well as the Foundation Course and Yoga Therapy Certificates with Zenergy Yoga. She has also completed Trauma Aware Yoga Teacher training, based on the work of the Justice Research Institute, Boston USA. She has been teaching yoga in Centres Against Sexual Assault since 2011, and has experience teaching in women's refuges, services for refugees & people seeking asylum, and workplaces such as North Yarra Community Health, the Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, and Playback Theatre. Clare's area of interest is working with survivors of trauma. She has a depth of experience in delivering yoga programs which form part of a comprehensive and holistic approach to overcoming the effects of trauma . Contemporary research shows that being grounded and fully present are fundamental in overcoming the psychological effects of trauma, and yoga can be a powerful tool for creating that experience. Yoga can provide a pathway for reclaiming and befriending the body, an enormous part of the healing process.

Slowly and gently, students are guided inwards towards the core of their being, to their true Self which defines them far beyond their experience of trauma.