I have had some beautiful responses this week to my work on hypermobility, and also with regards to art. I am going to concentrate as far as possible on these aspects of my work in the time provided. So thank you to my students for making this possible for me, and thank you to those who has been emailing me, validating what I am doing. At this time in my life, although I totally enjoy what I do, I am doing it for you more than ever – and more than ever aware that this is so.

To answer one aspect of your questions I will be blogging through this web site. I will be putting my miniatures up (I do one a day), and discussing what they mean to me, and the symbols which appear.



Yamas – The guide for life *Restorative Yoga * Yin Yoga and Yin Yoga for Kids * Red String of Fate * Chakra Enhancing oil * Rose Petal Jam – a Cookbook

How to be a Yoga Teacher by Home Study * The Sacro Cranial Connection * Tea leaf Reading – The Chart *Yoga for pregnancy * 5 ELEMENT YOGA (The 5 Tibetans) + charts * Pendulum chart

* Revelation Tarot Deck



Although I have had planned kombucha classes, yesterday I had an unplanned one after teacher training, and gave instruction on Kombucha, Tofu and Yoghurt. Because everyone was here, and all totally interested, I think they will go off and make a batch – without expecting perfection the first time! Plus, they will be saving dollars, helping their family, and doing a good job all around. If you want to learn, please let me know.  By the way, if you want to purchase unhomogensied AHIMSA milk – from free range cows, hormone and antibiotic free, naturally high in A2 and calcium with a fair go for the farmer – then email



I am progressing well with my BUDDHA PROJECT. A Buddha a day, and as you know, I am also teaching painting.

Tuesdays: 7pm to 9pm Mandala Painting on wood, $250 for 5 sessions, $50 each class, all materials provided.

Saturday 9am-10am Sumii ink painting $30 per session,

All materials provided.


TUESDAYS from7pm- 9pm

COST $250 for 5 classes – or $50 per session

All materials will be provided.

By the end of the class you will have a unique image to take home, and frame to put in your own meditation room. Maybe good enough, stunning enough to be an heirloom. No painting experience needed. If you are nimble enough to sign your own name, you can do these classes.


SATURDAYS AT 9am (followed by yoga at 10am)

Cost $30 per session.


This is the traditional painting on rice paper.   Grind the ink, use the brush, paint the painting….. Sounds easy, BUT as in yoga, the foundations are everything. People who follow the class with a yoga session are more concentrated, more focused.


A demonstration at THE ALCHEMIST ART STORE in Sunbury. Saturday 13th October at 4pm.

The store is in the same shopping centre as Aldi in Gap Rd. Right next door to the Asian Food store.

I will be teaching a free class in Oil Pastels and Gouache. If you like my mandalas and Buddhas on wood, then come along and discover my techniques. I will show you how to prepare the boards, everything.



PLEASE VISIT OUR ON-GOING EXHIBITION AT RED RESTAURANT IN WOODEND (they have abbreviated hours in the winter, but will be open longer hours as the weather warms up). Original framed tarot – This cannot be repeated. If you are unable to come to the show, and would like to buy a framed card, you can, just let me know which is your favourite card and I will put it away for you – all $175 plus postage. You can come and collect it, or I can post it – although they are framed, so not inexpensive to post.

Call me to register your interest:

If you would like to donate ….. please direct debit any amount to The GitaJaia Yoga Foundation, Commonwealth Bank in Woodend. 063806 10200584. Any amount will help, no matter how small. Please come to the show, please buy a painting.



Come to yoga at 11am, then come to our COMMUNITY LUNCH on Mondays at 12 noon, followed by 1pm meditation – and if you are having a struggle to make ends meet, then come and shop at THE FOOD BANK (they have things like coffee, trail mix, soup, powdered milk…) amazing things that you will use and need – the usually expensive things. Please don’e come thinking “someone is worse off then you”. This will always be the case. If you need help, please take our help. If you don’t use the food in the food bank, guess what, it will probably be used as animal food or trashed.   These items are such a help, please, please become a “customer” otherwise the doors will close (that applies to the FREE yoga too).




MONDAY:                11am Hatha, 12 noon lunch, 1pm Meditation

Followed by access to food bank with Jahne or Wendy         5.30 Restorative at Studio and 6.30pm Hatha at the Studio

TUESDAY:               (NO 6.30 Yoga) 7pm Thangka painting Class, The Home Studio.

WEDNESDAY        12.30 Hatha Yoga    5.30pm Gentle Restorative at home Studio.    6.30pm Hatha at the home Studio.

FRIDAY                     3pm FREE (or by donation) YOGA AT THE UNITING CHURCH – Followed by access to Food bank with Jahne.

5.30 Restorative at Studio then.6.30pm Hatha Yoga at Studio

SATURDAY.            9am Sumii ZEN YOGA PAINTING (60min Class), $30 per class, 10am Hatha Yoga.   12.30 Restorative.


Yoga $20 per Class Or CLASS PASS – $135 per 10 CONSECUTIVE classes (students of the studio for 3 years or more).   New students: $165 per 10 class pass (normally $200) After 3 years as a student, the cheaper rate will apply.



Next door to the Police Station, Forest Road, Woodend.

Monday: 11am Hatha Yoga, 12noon lunch and 1pm meditation at Church.

Friday: 3pm Hatha Yoga


PARKING HOME STUDIO – 37 Morris Road, Woodend.

Please, Please – Park on white gravel in front of the studio. I had it made especially so that it would be easier for you! If there is no room, then park in the drive-way directly opposite in front of double grey garage rolladoors. Not in front of neighbours driveways please.




I write books to help you. Please download them, and then please use them in answering your modules. Please never imagine that I don’t read your modules – I do. If you misquote, I will pick it up. What will you find on ETSY? YAMAS, CHAKRAS, HYPERMOBILITY, THE FIVE TIBETANS AND TEMPLATES and more. There are lots of books there to help you in your progress to graduation. If you do your course WITHOUT reading the hypermobility books, you will find your work being questioned.

PENDULUMS/TAROT/TAROT POUCHES: All locked and loaded ready for you. Like any other store – if you want the best prices, the best items, you have to drop in often.


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.


Don’t forget to Register if you are teaching even if you have not graduated (especially if you have not graduated), insure and re-subscribe to the videos every 12 months.   Don’t leave these to the last minute.


Love and Blessings


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