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Santosha Yoga

Space in the body, Gentleness of mind, Openness in Heart.

Paddington, QLD

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Map of 180A Latrobe Terrace, Paddington, QLD, 4064, AustraliaMap & Directions

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  1. 6:00 amgeneral1hDiane Cousineau
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    6:00 am general for 1h with Diane Cousineau

    DYNAMIC STRETCH: All Levels Stretch Therapy-influenced class. Start the week with a clear mind & vitalised body. Details & bookings: santoshayoga.com.au

  2. 9:30 amhatha1h 15mJaimee Shillitoe
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    9:30 am hatha for 1h 15m with Jaimee Shillitoe

    All levels, Iyengar-influenced, alignment-based class. 16 students max for personal attention. Please see website for details &bookings - santoshayoga.com.au

  3. 5:00 pmvinyasa1hStef Palmer
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    5:00 pm vinyasa for 1h with Stef Palmer

    FLOW & RESTORE: All-levels vinyasa class, ending in deep rest restorative. Explore the edges of your expansion & honour the softer, introspective contractions.

  4. 6:15 pmhatha1h 15mStef Palmer
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    6:15 pm hatha for 1h 15m with Stef Palmer

    ALL LEVELS HATHA: An all levels, fluid Hatha class. Beginners welcome; variations for those more experienced. Details & bookings: santoshayoga.com.au

  1. 6:00 amvinyasa1hAnnabelle Kirkpatrick
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    6:00 am vinyasa for 1h with Annabelle Kirkpatrick

    ENERGISING FLOW: Dynamic all-levels class to enliven you. Suitable for those with at least one month of practice. Details & bookings: santoshayoga.com.au.

  2. 7:30 ammeditation 30mChae Grace
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    7:30 am meditation for 30m with Chae Grace

    MEDITATION: 30 minute guided meditation class. Beginners & drop-ins welcome. Class cost: $12. Details & bookings: santoshayoga.com.au

  3. 9:30 amseniors-yoga1h 15mWendy Reid
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    9:30 am seniors-yoga for 1h 15m with Wendy Reid

    Class designed specifically to support your ongoing vitality & joy for life as you move past 50. To help you feel stronger, more comfortable, & more energetic.

  4. 5:00 pmrestorative1hJasmine Rose
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    5:00 pm restorative for 1h with Jasmine Rose

    Effortless & nourishing, this class releases & relaxes the body tissues, calming the nervous system & the mind, => more clarity, less anxiety & deeper sleep. :)

  5. 6:15 pmbeginners1h 15mRachel Niclair
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    6:15 pm beginners for 1h 15m with Rachel Niclair

    Incorporates physical postures, gentle breath exploration & relaxation. Appropriate for beginners & those wishing to look at central alignment or gentler class.

  1. 6:00 amvinyasa1hJasmine Rose
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    6:00 am vinyasa for 1h with Jasmine Rose

    FLOW & RESTORE: All-levels vinyasa class, ending in deep rest restorative. Explore the edges of your expansion & honour the softer, introspective contractions.

  2. 8:00 amfusion1hChae Grace
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    8:00 am fusion for 1h with Chae Grace

    STRENGTH & VITALITY: Ryoho Yoga A very different practice from other classes, to strengthen (particularly) the core & digestive system, to clarify the mind.

  3. 9:30 amhatha1h 15mRachel Niclair
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    9:30 am hatha for 1h 15m with Rachel Niclair

    ALL LEVELS HATHA: Alignment-based class incorporating postures, breathwork & relaxation. Details & bookings: santoshayoga.com.au

  4. 6:15 pmyin-yoga1h 15mAlly Goodwin
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    6:15 pm yin-yoga for 1h 15m with Ally Goodwin

    Candlelit Slow Stretch: drop in, slow & quiet, a soulful blend of yin & restorative yoga. Appropriate for all levels - enjoy :) Bookings: santoshayoga.com.au

  5. 7:45 pmmeditation 45mChae Grace
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    7:45 pm meditation for 45m with Chae Grace

    MEDITATION & DISCUSSION: 30 minute guided meditation class, with time for questions/discussion following. Details & bookings: santoshayoga.com.au

  1. 6:00 amvinyasa1hAnnabelle Kirkpatrick
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    6:00 am vinyasa for 1h with Annabelle Kirkpatrick

    ENERGISING FLOW: Dynamic all-levels class to enliven you. Suitable for those with at least one month of practice. Details & bookings: santoshayoga.com.au.

  2. 7:30 ammeditation 30mChae Grace
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    7:30 am meditation for 30m with Chae Grace

    MEDITATION: 30 minute guided meditation class. Beginners & drop-ins welcome. Class cost: $12. Details & bookings: santoshayoga.com.au

  3. 5:00 pmfusion1hChae Grace
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    5:00 pm fusion for 1h with Chae Grace

    STRENGTH & VITALITY: Ryoho Yoga A very different practice from other classes, to strengthen (particularly) the core & digestive system, to clarify the mind.

  4. 6:15 pmvinyasa1h 15mStef Palmer
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    6:15 pm vinyasa for 1h 15m with Stef Palmer

    FLOW & RESTORE: All-levels vinyasa class, ending in deep rest restorative. Explore the edges of your expansion & honour the softer, introspective contractions.

  1. 6:00 amgeneral1hJasmine Rose
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    6:00 am general for 1h with Jasmine Rose

    FLOW & RESTORE: Alignment-based vinyasa class, ends in deep rest restorative.Explore the edges of your expansion &honour the softer,introspective contractions.

  2. 8:00 amfusion1hChae Grace
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    8:00 am fusion for 1h with Chae Grace

    STRENGTH & VITALITY: Ryoho Yoga A very different practice from other classes, to strengthen (particularly) the core & digestive system, to clarify the mind.

  3. 9:30 ambeginners1h 15mDiane Cousineau
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    9:30 am beginners for 1h 15m with Diane Cousineau

    BEGINNERS: Start here. Or revisit your foundations - important to do often! Good class if just recovered from injury. Details & bookings: santoshayoga.com.au

  4. 5:30 pmflow1h--
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    5:30 pm flow for 1h

    Community Class ~ $5 for all. Usually taken by a current Teacher Trainee, or a recent graduate. Everyone's welcome, we bring in the weekend together! :)

  1. 7:00 amintermediate1h 15mDiane Cousineau
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    7:00 am intermediate for 1h 15m with Diane Cousineau

    General/Intermediate class: Those with 3+ months experience welcome. Classes are kept small for individual attention. Details & bookings: santoshayoga.com.au.

  2. 8:30 ambeginners1h 30mDiane Cousineau
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    8:30 am beginners for 1h 30m with Diane Cousineau

    Classes in this heart-nourishing space are kept small, focusing on individual attention and alignment, for you to receive optimal benefit in mind, body & heart.

  1. 6:30 amhatha1h 15mWendy Reid
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    6:30 am hatha for 1h 15m with Wendy Reid

    ALL LEVELS HATHA: Alignment-based class incorporating postures, breathwork & relaxation. Details & bookings: santoshayoga.com.au

  2. 8:00 ambeginners1h 30mWendy Reid
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    8:00 am beginners for 1h 30m with Wendy Reid

    Beginners/general class

About

Through the conscious practice of physical Yoga postures, pranayama (breath work), and meditation, Santosha offers a space for you to explore the holistic journey into Yoga. You will feel supported and encouraged as you return to your natural place of space and ease - physically, mentally and emotio...

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Through the conscious practice of physical Yoga postures, pranayama (breath work), and meditation, Santosha offers a space for you to explore the holistic journey into Yoga. You will feel supported and encouraged as you return to your natural place of space and ease - physically, mentally and emotionally.

The physical Yoga asana practice allows us to explore with greater awareness the breath and body as they are in each moment, allowing the busy conscious mind to begin to relax. We can utilise this opportunity to start to see what is going on in the mind, and gently release old patterning, opening to a calmer and more joyful state of being. As the body finds space and this feeds naturally into the mind, we release into the ease and contentment already present underneath the layers of complexity we have built with such wonderful gusto over life.

The deepening presence that yoga naturally brings about in us begins to gift us our life back! We notice the little things more, and joy and gratitude expand. Even difficult external or internal conditions are open for curious exploration, and we find the choice to begin to release what no longer serves us. We can open to the quiet joy of simply being - As we are. What a relief :)

Most practices at Santosha are Hatha Yoga. Classes always include asana (physical postures); rejuvenating, mind-quietening pranayama (breath exploration); and meditation. Hatha classes (all classes besides Restorative) begin gently, moving into a stronger practice, and return again to a gentle state, this time more open and renewed. Santosha classes are well-rounded practices, drawing on the specific and subtle alignment focus of the Iyengar tradition, while incorporating some small elements of flow, and quietening, floor-based postures, to deepen physical and mental release. We often hold both seated and standing postures a little longer to allow us to work more deeply with safe and effective alignment, as well as the beautiful potentialities of the mind. We develop a physical strength and openness, which through the nervous system, directly and powerfully affects our mental and emotional space on a day to day level.

Restorative classes are spent mostly lounging around on the floor, and are physically quiet, meditative practices. They utilise more props to support the body and mind to truly relax. This deep relaxation begins to create lightness and ease in the physical, mental and emotional space. These classes are particularly helpful if you are moving past injuries, or are experiencing insomnia, anxiety, high blood pressure, heart issues, nervous tension, and to support and nurture the body-mind in physical, psychological and emotional healing processes.

In all classes, our teachers teach from the heart with respect, patience, joy and love, and encourage you to feel into, and honour, your own body and mind at each moment. You will be offered different variations of postures as appropriate, for you to choose from according to your current feeling as you move through the practice.

We believe strongly that each individual is always both student and teacher, and we're deeply grateful for the beautiful opportunities for deeper understanding we receive through sharing yoga, and the boundless wisdom we learn from in everyone who comes to class.

With love, Ally and all of us at Santosha.

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