Penny was introduced to Hatha Yoga as a child by her father and began regular yoga classes in 1989.
In 1993 Penny commenced classes with Shandor Remete, founder of Shadow Yoga and Nrtta Sadhana with whom she continues to learn. She also studies regularly with Emma Balnaves, Director of Shadow Yoga and Nrtta Sadhana.
Penny founded Hatha Yoga Desha in 2003 as a Shadow Yoga studio. She is endorsed by Shandor Remete to teach Shadow Yoga and is a registered senior teacher with Yoga Australia.