From LA to DOWN UNDER YOGA+DJ Night with Cristi Christensen (USA) and Nickie Hanley (Australia)


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George Smith Memorial Hall, 2 Newcombe Street Paddington, Sydney, NSW, 2021, Australia
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Thursday, 14 May 2015 to Thursday, 14 May 2015
3 9939 6210



Two hours of non-stop Yoga, Music and Movement ! A powerful and uplifting experience of yoga, dance and music connecting your breathe and movement. Tonight you will experience creative sequencing and fluid transitions layered with positive and vibrate energy and hard hitting soulful beats on your yoga mats and taking your ZEN to a whole new level. Come join us! Meet like-minded people, do some yoga, dance like no tomorrow or do whatever feels good to YOU! This is an event bringing mind, body, music and community together and leaving you energized, inspired and overflow with joy and happiness. Everyone is welcome ! Join us and let’s play !

About Cristi Christensen 

A former elite-level gymnast and platform diver, Cristi trained with the US Olympic diving team as an young adult. After an injury cut her Olympic dreams short, Cristi shifted her focus to helping others improve their level of fitness through personal training, Pilates, Core Fusion, and yoga. After earning her degree in Kinesiology, Cristi studied extensively for over 10 years with world-renowned teachers including Saul David Raye, Shiva Rea, Seane Corn, Elisabeth Halfpapp, and Fred DeVito. From 2006-2014, Cristi served as the Director of the internationally renowned Exhale Center for Sacred Movement in Venice, CA, where she continues to teach yoga and Core Fusion. Cristi combines her teaching, practice, and bright energy into a dynamic and unique classroom style that translates into an infectious energy that her students can’t help but feel during each class. She spreads this energy across the globe, leading workshops, retreats, and has graced the covers of Yoga Journal and LA Yoga. Cristi has also been the face for yoga & lifestyles brands such as ExhaleSpa, Satya Yoga Wear, B by Donna M, and Ananda Soul Creations. Cristi is also shaking up the yoga world with her integration of yoga and dance with live DJ’d house music during her invigorating “Deep Exhale” events. When she isn’t teaching, globe-trotting and empowering others, or keeping Exhale Venice as the No.1 Ranked Yoga Studio and one of the most influential yoga centers in the US ! you’ll likely find Cristi dancing and doing back flips on Venice Beach ! (

About Nickie Hanley

Nickie began her journey of Yoga in 1995 using the physical practice as a tool to remain supple for her professional dancing career. She soon found herself searching for more. By 2005 she had already realized meditation was also necessary for her own personal development & peace of mind. Her regular meditation practice & deeper understanding for the connection to the physical practice led to doing 500h level teacher training, where she studied asana, Pranayama and meditation further. Since being qualified as a yoga teacher, Nickie has created her own unique style of Vinyasa flow. Due to her dance background & long time connection to music she has developed an individual style that is smooth, strength building, continuously flowing that has a spiritual awareness. Nickie has a deep understanding that yoga is a journey that is forever developing and requires continuous study. She is always looking for new & exciting ways to expand her repertoire of work. Nickie has dedicated her own practice & teachings to helping others find the blessings of Yoga, whether it is through asana or meditation, so that they can find peace and joy off the mat. In 2013 Nickie created Disco Yoga to incorporate her previous life as a dance, her love of music & yoga. It is a yoga class crossed with a dance party including a live Dj, ambient lighting & just a whole lot of FUN! (