Fee decided to become a teacher when she experienced the immense benefits of a regular yoga practice during her first pregnancy. It prepared her for the birth of her first child in the best possible way. Even though she had been practicing for a number of Years before becoming a mum, she now wanted to share these benefits with others, especially women. So, 7 Years ago Fee started studying Hatha Yoga and Prenatal Yoga in Berlin and then finished her diploma at the Victorian Institute for Yoga Education and Teacher Training in Melbourne. She is convinced that yoga is good for everyone because it is such a holistic way of life. Fee is a compassionate, non-judgemental teacher using yoga as a tool to make people feel good by encouraging the alignment of body and mind.
Melanie has been practising Hatha Yoga for 17 years. She completed her first 400 hour teacher training in WA in 2002, holds a Graduate Diploma in Yoga for Birth (Anahata Giri, 2014), and is currently continuing her journey as teacher and practitioner by training in the Iyengar Yoga method. Originally a classical cellist, Melanie combines her deep knowledge of Yoga with supplementary training in counseling and crisis care, meditation and mind-body therapies. A mother herself, she loves to share Yoga with women and families during the pre- and postnatal times.
Melisa came to yoga in 1998 with personal health issues which she soon was able to heal through a regular practice. That was when she decided that yoga was her calling. After completing her first Hatha Yoga Training with Gita International in 1999, many more diplomas, certificates and also children followed. She has been teaching Pre-and Postnatal yoga since 2003. Her Mums&Bubs classes focus on inviting physical strength and openness, she also incorporates baby massage and relaxation into the practice.
Simone began practising yoga 25 years ago. She has been teaching yoga for five years (mums & bubs for 2 years) and completed Teacher Training with Yoga Synergy (founded by Simon Borg Olivier and Bianca Machlis). Simone’s Mums&Bubs classes enhance mums connection with her physical body developing strength, relaxation and generating energy, whilst nurturing her connection with baby and her baby’s developmental processes. Simone is also a mum of quite a few kids. At least two!
Renee fell in love with yoga 15 years ago when, following the birth of her daughter, she searched for a holistic approach to exercise. Her initial teacher training at Byron Yoga Centre incorporated a gentle and integrated approach to asana, breath and concentration. As a teacher she takes a holistic and fun approach that allows individuals to find what they need in the practise, in a safe and supportive environment.
Renee has a particular passion for supporting women through their pregnancy and into early motherhood with Pre and Postnatal Yoga.
Elizabeth Bell has been teaching and practising yoga for over 30 years. By nature curious and playful, she values yoga for its inherent qualities of peacefulness, strength and steadiness. Her breath lead vinyasa classes flow with vigour, music and gentleness - the gifts of yoga.
Over the years she has studied yoga with cosmologists Maggie Nimmo and Eugenie Knox and in the inspired system of Vanda Scaravelli through Diane Long in Rome; she has spent time with Swami Satyananda in India and from Sivananda she received her certificate to teach. For the last 6 years has studied Patanjali’s yoga sutras with the Mohans and is currently half way through Ganesh Mohan’s Yoga Therapy course. Thankfully learning never ends!