Outdoors Yoga Class

Yoga Teachers

Throughout the year, the Beacon Yoga Centre

welcomes a wide variety of skilled yoga practitioners to share their knowledge with our community.

Monday 9:30am & Sat 7am

Monday 9:30am & Sat 7am

Marianne Miller HATHA FLOW Mon 9:30am: Be guided through simple techniques to settle the mind and body. Move in a mindful flow with a mixture of passive and strength-based asanas to explore your very own power, balance and flexibility. Finishing with a deep guided relaxation. Sat 7am: Observe the sensations within the breathe and body through guided relaxation and asana. Explore fun mobility drills along the way to help make the body and joints strong yet feel fluid, spacious and light.

Monday 4:30pm

Monday 4:30pm

Liz Pippet GENTLE HATHA Making yoga accessible A gentle hatha based practice with a focus on the breath and moving mindfully. You will leave this class feeling uplifted and ready for whatever comes your way. Liz trained as an Occupational Therapist and knows the benefits that yoga has brought to the community. She practices and teaches Tai Chi. Liz has completed the advanced teacher training with Donna Farhi.

Monday 6.30pm

Monday 6.30pm

Jasmine Pummer HATHA & RESTORATIVE YOGA The class explores a gentle series of asana combining Hatha and Restorative yoga, designed to slow down the body and mind. The guided practice with supported poses and deeper stretching will help the body to release stored stress and tension, while encouraging students to have a deeper connection to their bodies and breath.

Tuesday 9:30am

Tuesday 9:30am

Shakti (Christine) Farrell HATHA / VINYASA Yoga : A Holistic Practise Shakti’s classes include asana, pranayama, mantra, relaxation, mindfulness and meditation. Shakti offers a unique blend of classical Hatha yoga with attention to well informed alignments, vinyasa flow, core strengthening and cleansing body/mind practices. Guiding you towards your own authentic strength, flexibility and clarity.

Tuesday 6am & 6.30pm

Tuesday 6am & 6.30pm

Tony Holmes STRONG HATHA 6am: A stronger Hatha yoga class based primarily on static postures but with some vinyasa elements. Classes assume some level of fitness and yoga experience or body awareness. 6:30pm: Classes begin with an extended warmup focussing on relieving tension in the upper back, shoulders and spine. Posture work is based on stronger postures and sequences with a view to increasing functional flexibility, strength and fitness. Classes close with a traditional relaxation.

Tues & Wed 4.30pm Thurs 6.30pm

Tues & Wed 4.30pm Thurs 6.30pm

Donna Kirkland TUES. 4:30pm GENTLE HATHA: A beginners class to learn the basic postures and foundation of yoga. WED. 4:30pm YIN/YANG: A flow of strengthening yoga postures on an intermediate level, complimented by an inward reflection of softening and passive holding of Yin Yoga postures. THURS. 6:30pm HATHA/YIN: A total body stretch, working into your fascia/connective tissues, appreciating your unique body/bone structure. This class is for people wanting to slow down and relax

Wednesday 6am

Wednesday 6am

Chinmaya SUN SALUTE & CLASSICAL HATHA In this class you will be inspired to learn the joyfulness and strength of classical Hatha Yoga. Class components of asana, pranayama, relaxation, mantra and mudras are designed to balance your life on physical, emotional and mental levels. Chinmaya will share with you her many years of experience as a yoga practitioner and teacher. She is the Manager of Sivananda Ashram Beacon Yoga Centre, Conducts Fire Ceremonies, Guided Mchanting & Ashram Kirtans.

Wednesday 9:30am

Wednesday 9:30am

Jill Phillips OVER 55'S GENTLE HATHA Jill teaches to keep her students mobile, flexible, calm and obtain inner and outer strength. We breathe, we move, we rest and friendship through time spent together. Yoga for All. Balance is important as we age, physical, Mental and Emotional. A spiritual and philosophical aspect of yoga is spoken.

Wed 4:30pm & Sat 7am

Wed 4:30pm & Sat 7am

Patricia Roux Wednesday: YIN/YANG Saturday: HATHA FLOW Patricia’s classes are an opportunity to learn simple keys for a healthy and balanced life. Through a clean-cut and mindful approach, you will explore postures (asanas), breath, stillness, build solid foundations, and sink into the body-mind connection - a chance to restore, energise and develop a new awareness of your movements and posture.

Wed 6:30pm

Wed 6:30pm

Bindu Robinson Wednesday: REST & RESET Each session will include chanting, breathing practices, gentle asana, singing bowl sound relaxation & meditation. A slow paced class to nurture the nervous system, bring mind & body into deep rest & inner quiet.

Thursday 9:30am

Thursday 9:30am

Bobi Ward HATHA GENTLE Focus on breath and connectivity Bobi’s classes are gentle, mindful and focus on conscious breathing. She will guide you through gentle warm ups, creative sequences, pranayama, calm abiding meditation and yoga nidra. Through her own personal injuries, she has a deep understanding of the need to heal and rest the body and mind.

Thursday 4.30pm

Thursday 4.30pm

James McIntyre HATHA A class intended to bring quiet repose to the body and mind, in the hope that even just for a moment, something deeper may be recognised. Each class will include some elements of strong and gentle Asana, Pranayama and seated Meditation technique. James has been practising yoga since the early 1980’s.

Friday 7:00am

Friday 7:00am

Irena Brnic HATHA FLOW Irena’s classes involve classical asanas (postures) that open the energy channels, including sun salutation, relaxation and pranayama (breathing exercise). Pranayama enhances concentration and mental stamina bringing balance to body and mind and connecting the student to a deeper experience of yoga.

Friday 9:30am

Friday 9:30am

Aileen Emery DRU YOGA Sometimes called Yoga of the Heart, a Dru Yoga class is an uplifting experience. Easy flowing activation movements awaken lungs, warm the muscles & free joints before slowing down into an Energy Block Release sequence of soft, flowing movements releasing tension in the body on all levels. Students can work at their own pace. Class finishes with a deep guided relaxation.

Friday 2pm

Friday 2pm

Gail Marlow COMMUNITY CLASS/DRU YOGA A warm and welcoming environment for those recovering from injuries, wanting to start a fitness routine, or low-income earner Gail likes her students to experience both styles and asks them to investigate their bodies on different layers. Yoga is all about you learning about your body’s needs, learning how it responds and creating balance in the mind, body & spirit.

Teachers Special Events

Tues 11:30am

Tues 11:30am

Frances Fuller Yoga Therapy and Trauma Release Facilitator 2 hour workshops every 2nd Thursday of each month at 2:00pm We access with breath, strengthen with postures and integrate with mantra. Classes are subtle (Sukshma) and delivered from a Therapeutic Space. Techniques are based in Yoga Therapy, Neuroscience, Somatic Psychology & Neurogenic Movement. Students are encouraged to listen to the language of the Nervous System in a curious way -explore the body as a storehouse of experiences.

Tuesday 1:30pm

Tuesday 1:30pm

Colleen Ryman DRU YOGA BACK CARE Dru Yoga is a particularly safe and therapeutic form of yoga, characterised by graceful movements, directed breathing and relaxation techniques that include affirmations and visualisation. Colleen is an accredited Dru Yoga & FinY Yoga Teacher. The course is designed by physiotherapists, osteopaths, yoga therapists & GPs.

3rd Thursday of each month 2pm

3rd Thursday of each month 2pm

Kellie Brett "GENTLY CARVING A PERSONAL PRACTICE" 2-hour Workshop Kellie has been practising Iyengar Yoga for more than 20 years, training under experienced senior teachers & travelling to Pune since 2014, to study at the Iyengar Institute. She teaches regular classes, workshops and retreats in Perth, around Australia and the world.

Friday 4.30pm

Friday 4.30pm

Nicky SOMESHA Desmarchelier RESTORATIVE YOGA gently finding strength & flexibility We assist the body to safely & efficiently find innate strength and relaxation, deepening the breath, and calming the mind. Our pranayama fosters a calm and present state of mind supporting physical release and wellbeing.