eBlast 24 November 2017

YOGA NEWSLETTER 24th November 2017



The picture to the left is the cover of my newest DVD (still in “production”). I have wanted to get around to you all, but the Angels have been pushing me in other directions, so I think that this guided DVD will be a better option. Then you all can understand how the actual cellular structure of the body is working with you to produce the yoga and the life that you want. Of course, you have got to want a new life, or you have to know what you want your life to look like BEFORE the universe can produce the goods so to speak. So spend some time searching, thinking. Life will help. A good question to ask is “what was I doing before I was 6 years old – what did I have FUN doing?”. For me it was teaching. I am still the same. I get heaps of fun out of teaching. I also loved to draw, and I still find enormous pleasure in doing this.

I am about to take another left hand turn into drawing (left hand because it will be very precise – very analytical). I am preparing my mind for the steps it will require, the monk like isolation, the discipline (and the JOY). Wait till you see the next phase in my life. Start saving up now to come down for my next exhibition. I will open my studio when I get enough done that I am happy about. 

With regards to my tiny works – the tarot, which were a precursor to the new work I will be expressing. I have found a good printer and a scanner. Bartn’Print in Bendigo. I was told by many people to watch out because people of this quality can really charge over and above. But these guys have given a very reasonable price considering the work that they do. I am happy. They are going to re-digitise my originals, not just scan. All is well.

Last week I visited Crusoeden health and yoga (the are one of our most active Affilliates), to help them officially open their new yoga room. I never thought of their original room as small, but against the new one, it is. Perfect for teacher training classes. Do drop in, they have done a fantastic job. They are in Church Street in Kangaroo Flat, Bendigo. A short walk from the station. The address is listed under training lower down in this newsletter. Tomorrow I am picking up a bread board memento they have made for me from the off cuts of the beautiful woodwork. What a lovely thought. Thank you.


Every day I teach from this new point of view, and I know it will totally change the way you meditate (and do yoga). I will be doing some seminars for Yoga Australia in the new year. Look out for their advertising to let you know where I am – if I haven’t let you know. In the new year I will also be speaking in Melbourne CBD, Perth, and Brisbane. Of course Sydney when we get a venue. I depend on you leading and me following regarding visits, so if you don’t express a need, then I will go where people have gotten together enough to request a visit.

Thank you for all those students who have downloaded my booklet and DVD about the Cerebro Spinal Connections. This is only the beginning of the story – but most essential. You have to start somewhere, and the beginning is a good place. Please, teachers, catch up by getting these books, reading them and reflecting on your practice.www.myyogabooks.etsy.com. THEY ARE JUST THE BEGINNING. Come to Teacher Training when you can. The next weekend class is the first Sunday in December, and we have a weekly class at 12.30 on a Wednesday – but this is only for one hour.

Teacher Training? Just in case you haven’t seen any reference to it – and someone said I never write about it in the newsletters – obviously a person used to the computer ‘grabs’ of information. You have to read this newsletter! ….. 1st Sunday in the month between 2 and 4, every Wednesday at 12.30 and philosophy on Saturday morning at 11.30.   AFFILIATES and those who would like to be. Teachers! Please give this some thought. If you would like to Affiliate and start teaching teachers (you need to have graduated), then please email me and we will arrange a visit – or a chat depending on where you are of course. If you have a studio, it’s your next step.

Please use the email address yogafirst@optusnet.com.au for anything to do with accounts, or the usual yogafirst2@bigpond.com. 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 – small mail box out in the open means that rain is an issue. Please address all land mail to the address it has always been – PO Box 14, Mt.Macedon. Vic. 3441. Until you see a change written here in large letters, that is where it will be.


Please make sure you visit you local Post Office with your COLLECTION SLIP in hand if you are waiting for items from us. Items waiting for collection are sent back to us. This incurs double postage – nothing you will want to do with today’s postal charges.
I have a new landline. 0354 274 383. But I prefer that you leave a TEXT for me on0402 088 170. (or email me directly at yogafirst2@bigpond.com) Thank you.

HYPERMOBILITY AGAIN.   The book and the DVD are available via ETSYwww.myyogabooks.etsy.com The more that I do in this field, and the more that I think about it, the more relevant it becomes to all of you. IT IS AN ESSENTIAL PART OF RESTORATIVE YOGA THERAPY – the course. INSURANCE
  PLEASE NOTE: If you are not teaching then there is no need for insurance. If you are teaching then you will need to be registered, and get insurance.

INSURANCE ALTERNATIVES. We are no longer closely involved with our teachers with regards to insurance…. AJGallagher seems to be the only one who will insure students who have not graduated but are teaching. However, we have made an alliance with Dancesurance. They appear to insure students (trainees not yet graduated) cheaply, and, if you have a studio, they are really the only ones who insure this with understanding. If you are a student MAKE YOUR STATUS CLEAR, if you don’t, and need to make a claim, you may discover (too late) that you are not covered.

RESTORATIVE YOGA THERAPY INSURANCE: Dancesurance and AJGallaghers have both come through with a specialist insurance for our Restorative Yoga Therapy graduates. They can add this special insurance on to their ordinary insurance AT NO EXTRA COST. They have examined the course, they have looked at the caliber of the students going through, and made their decision. All you need to do is to supply a copy of your registration when you apply.

We worked hard to get to this point – but it is much better than I could have expected. So thank you Dancesurance. (Students – You can deal with them direct).

A: 425 Burwood Hwy, Wantirna South Vic 3152
P.O. Box 4408, Knox City Centre, Vic., 3152

T: 1300 55 22 05
W: www.DanceSurance.com
E: Info@DanceSurance.com

Natasha Burr QPIB | Dip. Insurance Broking | ANZIIF (Snr Assoc) CIP
Team Leader | Associations and Natural Therapies
Professional Associations
PO Box 302 | Beenleigh | QLD | 4207
Direct: +61 7 3387 1954 | Ext: 72954 | Mobile: +61 466 394 595 | Fax: +61 7 3387 1999
natasha.burr@ajg.com.au | www.ajg.com.au


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.


From NEXT MONTH, we are going to fall 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. I have been shocked by what teachers THINK they know, and teach from there. 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.


To complete Level.3. the students need to apply and do the theory and exam. Those who have not done Teacher Training with me, need to do the full level 3 Exam and assessment. see the site www.restore.moonfruit.com. You may not pass the assessment first go – It is like teacher training. It takes small steps, module by module. Fewer modules, but more complex (for both of us). I will be announcing more about this POST GRAD program in the next newsletter. Those students who have done Restorative Yoga Teacher Training to Level 3 and graduated will get this diploma. Those who did the course very early on, you will have to do Level 3 in order to get the POST GRADUATE Diploma – lots has happened since you did the course.

Those people who have attended all workshops, completed the exams satisfactorily and graduated from all parts of level 3 (prior to October 2017), and come to the Sunday Teacher Trainings, will be deemed to have completed the Graduate Diploma in Restorative Yoga Therapy (and more). It is a big course, and at the end you will have almost done a Doctorate yourselves. You certainly will see yoga and teach it in a totally different way to any other teacher. I call it “QUANTUM YOGA” (“Quantum” meaning multidimensional, not as it is often portrayed in yoga as dynamic sequencing).

CLASS TIMES (Watch this space for Christmas Times – let me know your preferences if you have them. If I don’t hear from you, I will just make an executive decision).

THE STUDIO – 37 Morris Road.

Tuesdays: 10 am Restorative.

Wednesdays: 12.30 I am making this a teacher training day. If you are a teacher, come. It may be easier for you than the monthly Sunday. Come to both!

Saturday: Philosophy 11.30 am, Restorative 12.30 pm. 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.

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday: Hatha Yoga 6.30 pm

Wednesday: 5.30 pm Restorative.

Friday: 6:30 pm Progressive Yoga Relaxation Class. This is a deeply healing experience which helps to release past trauma and hurts, as well as the everyday stresses and strains of life. A beautiful Alpha state class.

 – TERM PASS (10 class pass) GENERAL HATHA YOGA CLASSES $135 SINGLE CLASSES $15  – PHILOSOPHY CLASSES 1 hour – Teacher $15 (casual $20)
 – PHILOSOPHY CLASSES 2 hours – $20  – MONTHY PASS $175 (unlimited Hatha and Relaxation).  – YEARLY PASS (if paid by 1st of February ) $1,550 unlimited Hatha & Relaxation  – RESTORATIVE YOGA THERAPY CONSULT (1 hour) with Jahne. $125
Can include Bach Flower Essences especially designed and formulated for each client. 10 (consecutive weeks) Restorative Yoga Therapy class pass $1,150(Health benefit Rebate MAY be available depending on your fund. Doctors/Health professionals referral required) Please note that at the Bentinck, the Medical Clinic that we have all been waiting for is nearing completion, however, more work is being done on the driveways and ambulance bay. If it is full, park opposite. Walk carefully, workmen leave building materials about.


The next will be on Sunday 3rd December, 2pm to 4pm at my home studio (37 Morris Road in Woodend). Please join us for Teacher Training 2pm to 4pm. 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 $15 (which applies to everyone. If you are a visitor and not formally a student teacher with us then the cost is $20 – for a 2 hour class! Come.

ANYTIME STUDIO PARKING – Park your car either on the white gravel around the front of the studio, or if this is full, then there is an empty drive and front yard leading to a shed directly opposite us. Park there and in a way that others can too. Don’t just abandon your car in any driveway, naturestrip or the road. There is no need to park way up the hill, though you can if you want to.

Bendigo Teacher Training classes – every fortnight from 3.30 to 5pm at Crusoeden Body. I will be teaching there. Next TT falls in Cup Week, so we are doing it the following Tuesday 14th November… 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: $15 per class for everyone who attends – thank you.

(Directors – Jayne Boyle  – crusoedenbody@bigpond.com). Regular classes held –please email for timetable.


SUNBURY: Sunday 10th December. I will be doing a SPECIAL TEACHER TRAINING  at Yoga 101 in Sunbury. Please be there. The topic will be The CEREBRO SPINAL
CONNECTION. Cost: $30 per person, 2pm to 4pm or thereabouts.

  Why haunt libraries for information on the chakras, yamas, and other yoga philosophies relevant to the course. It is all on ETSY. 

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 www.myyogabooks.etsy.com. Or www.yogabeautiful.com.au. for the Paul Grilley DVD’s. If you are new and haven’t read about YAMAS, CHAKRAS then I have distilled them for you. Go to myyogabooks site as above and have a look – especially at the new book and DVD on Hypermobility. I am loading our newRestore/Relax guided meditation on USB, and available on ETSY. If you can’t come to Friday then get one of these and you can do it anytime.

ON ETSY. “THE YOGA OF HERBS – SPEAKING AND TEACHING ABOUT HERBS”. It includes a list of ayurvedic herb identities (VPK), and the tarot. You will have a lot to speak and teach about after you read this. It also includes pages to download to advertise, teaching plans. Everything you need to take a class. EMAIL NUMBER. There was a problem with the server, but this has been fixed until the next time – For anything, anything at all please email me at yogafirst2@bigpond.com. If you do not your emails may get lost. For money matters please email yogafirst@optusnet.com.au Do not ring unless you have not got email (some people living and working remotely don’t have computers), or you have an urgent question. Email, leave your number and I will get back to you.

So at the moment my TEXT number is 0402 088 170 – preferably leave a text or email. I will return your calls when I can – I am not a slave to either the computer or the phone, so you may find that emails or TEXT (which I always recommend) work out best. The mail address is PO Box 14, Mt.Macedon. Vic. 3441. 

I am always as close as your email, and there are those who ring and manage to find me near the phone … Don’t forget to Register, insure and re-subscribe to the videos.  Don’t leave these to the last minute. Love and Blessings,  Jahne

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