We had a marvelous yoga teacher training on Sunday – the topic was HEALING..

I started out reminding the group (and I remind you) that in spite of the fact that I have written about chakras, Yamas and hypermobility. Spoke about them often, written in the newsletters the necessity of paying attention to each of these concepts – no-one is listening to me. Or that is how it seems. Even though some of you have downloaded the books and media from the modules come in with the same old rote answers to the questions I have set.

I am reminded of a story about Einstein. He set the same questions to the exams he set each year. He expected different answers each year, as the student progressed in their awareness. I do too. This especially applies to the questions on structural yoga anatomy. Please, please, consider how hypermobility would change the motivation for healing from both sides. Both the student and the teacher.

If our goal in life is to learn new lessons, then new awareness is necessary in order to heal. Profound new awareness would especially be required to heal ourselves of major illness and difficult life situations.


Everything I have lived through has a story to share with me. I accept the wisdom of each story, and understand it is not necessary for me to enjoy the story.

 I heal by allowing myself without judgement to fully experience all the emotional energies of my being. I observe and participate without the need to judge or interpret them. Every one of my experiences has a gift within them, and I gratefully accept them as contributing to my growth and forward movement in life.



This is exciting work, and with the success of our exhibition, expansion is becoming a possibility. This work is increasingly my focus and I am inviting you to join me. Even yoga teachers who (think they) haven’t experienced addiction need this teaching, as at the present the statistic is that 60% of the population are addicts. Hard drugs, prescribed medications, alcohol (a “biggie”), nicotine. So 6 out of 10 people standing in front of you have the possibility of being addicted. Even if you can’t see this, even if you can’t recognize what is in front of you they need special help, special understanding – people don’t wear placards saying “I am an addict – please help me!”.

Do you want to help? I will be training you to help you, to help them. An amazing mentoring style course.



These may look like timewasting to some, but to me they are a balance to the work of setting modules, working with clients in my clinical practice and teaching yoga to my beautiful students. Plus (and it is a big plus)elling them gives me the wriggle-room to be able to teach yoga on a pro-bono basis. Please hop into the exhibition which is on fro the next month at Reds in Woodend. I will keep you up to date when prints of the work is loaded on the ETSY site… however, everything you buy does help a student learn yoga, or train to be a yoga teacher – and I don’t put anything on the site that isn’t useful (or beautiful).  The image below is my unfinished present work…  I am having prints made.




You trained with us, you are a part of our lineage (or we are a part of yours), Registration supports this. PLEASE, PLEASE CHECK YOUR REGISTRATION. You need to be currently registered for your insurance to be valid, and you will need to supply a copy of a valid registration to be insured.   Please check your insurance requirements – keep up to date. They change quickly.



We have fallen in line with other organisations and ask people who are registered with us and wish to re-register to do at least one short course in the year as a continuing education requirement. You need to keep up.

You can do one of my little courses on ETSY, or someone else’s, doesn’t have to be onerous, just something to keep you on your academic toes so to speak. Just watching a DVD won’t be enough unless you actually write a report on what you watched and why you watched it – the outcome – how it changed how you do what you do.



CLASS TIMES – all classes $20

MONDAY      11.30 Northcote with Ling (Gentle Hatha) Not open public hols.    6.30pm Hatha with Nic at The Bentinck

TUESDAY     6.30pm Gentle Hatha at The Bentinck (7pm from the 12th June)

WED.           12.30 Trainee Teachers class at The Home Studio ($20)   5.30pm Gentle Restorative at The Bentinck   6.30pm Hatha at The Bentinck

FRIDAY         6.30pm FREE COMMUNITY MEDITATION CLASS.   Meditation/Relaxation at The Bentinck. Rugs, cushions, mats        provided.

SAT.              10am Hatha The Bentinck   12.30 Restorative at Home Studio

SUNDAY       5pm at the Bentinck



A Healing Massage with Jahne can be had between Yoga Classes (at The Bentinck) by appointment only – even on weekends.

Mon/Tue/Fri 4pm and 5pm Saturday 2.30, Sunday 4.30pm


Yoga $20 per Class Or CLASS PASS – $135 per 10 CONSECUTIVE classes.

Teacher Training, etc $20     Massage: $85 per session

THE BENTINCK – on the corner of High Street and Romsey Road, Woodend.

Enter ONLY through the Romsey Road gate where you see the yoga sign.

Do not park in the front of the Bentinck. The main two story building is NOT The Yoga Centre.

HOME STUDIO – 37 Morris Road, Woodend.

Park on white gravel in front of the studio, or in the drive-way directly opposite in front of double grey garage rolladoors. Not in front of neighbours driveways please.

NORTHCOTE – 9 Langwells Pde. (near Aldi).

Ling will be taking over these classes, she is our trainee yoga teacher.    Plenty of parking at Aldi. FREE 2 Hour park, or All Day nearer the Police Station at the back.



The next one will be on Sunday 1st July, 2pm to 4pm  at my home studio (37 Morris Road in Woodend). There is no need to book. Bring writing materials, and be early. If you are teacher Training student then the cost of the afternoon is $20 (to bring it in line with yoga classes) (which applies to everyone. If you are a visitor and not formally a student teacher with us then the cost is $30 – for a 2 hour class! Come.

BENDIGO Teacher Training classes –Next class is Tuesday 3rd July at 3.30pm Turn at the Metricon building on the highway in Kangaroo Flat. It is a traffic light intersection, just up from Bunnings. Crusoeden is the building behind Metricon building, and faces Church Street. It’s easy to find. Cost: $20 per class (to bring it in line with the cost of a yoga class) for everyone who attends – thank you. (Directors – Jayne Boyle  –  Regular classes held – please email for timetable.

Picture: Myself, Jacinta Torres-Gomez our newest graduate and Jayne Boyle her mum (also a graduate and Affiliate) at our Bendigo Class.




I write books to help you in your course. Please download them, and then please use them in answering your modules.

Not one of my artworks, but definitely orb-like.


Why haunt libraries for information on the chakras, yamas, and other yoga philosophies relevant to the course (or The Tarot). It is all on ETSY. We do plan to update our shop (and the prices) with the new web update, but we will never be able to offer the options and service of etsy which has millions of customers.   For you who have never used ETSY please visit. It is fabulous and oh so EASY.   You will find all our books, our DVD’s and CD’s on ETSY.   (The Paul Grilley DVD’s are on our web site shop). Please go to Or for the Paul Grilley DVD’s (price about to go up as the exchange rate gets more difficult). If you are new and haven’t read about YAMAS, CHAKRAS then I have distilled them for you. Go to the Etsy site as above and have a look – especially at the new book and DVD on Hypermobility..


EMAIL/POST:  Please use the email address  for anything to do with accounts,  or the usual to get to me. If you do want to speak to me personally, then email, make a time suitable for both of us, and then we can chat.  If you do it this way, rather than just “wing it”, you can be reasonably sure I have time, and you will get my attention.  POSTAL ADDRESS is not at my home – Please address all land mail to PO Box 14, Mt.Macedon.  Vic. 3441.  Until you see a change written here in large letters, that is where it will be.


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Love and Blessings


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