Viroga Yoga Studio is a tranquil & friendly place to retreat from the bustle of daily life & reconnect with Health Harmony Happiness. Our bayside yoga oasis is surrounded by a tropical edible garden. Visiting the studio feels like going on a mini escape to Byron or Bali – the vibe is calming & comfortable. We offer a range of yoga classes, courses, workshops & retreats lead by a team of qualified & professional teachers – “real yogis” with bright minds, kind hearts & warm smiles. We look forward to seeing you soon!
MEET OUR TEAM
Renee is our Principal Yoga Instructor & the Founder, Owner and Manager of VIROGA (2005). She teaches the Hatha, Flow & Power Yoga classes and hosts our Retreats. Renee comes from a background in Business and Vocational Training. She fell in love with the peaceful power of yoga as a way to manage stress & improve wellbeing. She has been teaching yoga full-time for over 16 years and has undertaken many courses in Yoga Practice, Yoga Therapy and Meditation. She is a registered Senior Yoga Teacher and has sat on the State, National & Executive Committee of Yoga Australia. Renee employs a range of flowing, structural, restorative & therapeutic methods to create a sensible, accessible & enjoyable yoga experience that promotes health, harmony & happiness in body, mind & spirit.
Alana is our Flow Yoga & General Yoga teacher. Alana started practicing yoga in 2014 and was drawn to the mat as a way to find calm, strength, balance & connection whilst working a demanding job in special education in the fast, busy city of London. She offers mindful, flowing yoga classes that link movement with breath and invite students to find what feels good for them. Alana aims to create an inspiring, calm and compassionate energy in a yoga practice, while honoring ancient traditions of yoga.
Steph is our General Yoga Teacher. She completed her 350 hour Yoga Teacher Training with Kate Pell in 2018 & has undertaken further Yoga & Meditation studies with Cultivate Calm. Steph has a background in social work & is passionate about sharing how the practices of Yoga & Meditation can help people of all ages & backgrounds build strength, calm, compassion, connection and physical & mental wellbeing.
Rosa is our Pregnancy Yoga teacher. She undertook her 350 hour yoga teacher training with IYTA (International Yoga Teacher’s Association) in 2008 and a further 150 hour Diploma of Pre and Post Natal Yoga Teaching in 2012. Rosa has a background in nursing, has been teaching yoga for many years, is a IYTA Faculty Member & their Lecturer for Pre & Postnatal Yoga training. She believes strongly in the ability of people to approach life with wisdom, awareness & intuition using the skills they develop in yoga to enhance their daily life.
Sharon is our Mum & Baby Yoga teacher. She has been practicing yoga & meditation for 10 years becoming a certified teacher in 2018 & completing a Postgraduate Diploma in Pregnancy, Active Birth & Postnatal Yoga with Yogababy in 2019. She has a background in nursing & midwifery and has coordinated programs for women & babies in remote communities. Sharon has always been fascinated & delighted by babies and supporting young mums is her passion. Her classes are informative, relaxed & nourishing and a calm, safe space for mums to connect.
Helena is our Yin Yoga teacher. Helena started her yoga teaching journey in 2014 & has dedicated herself to the continued deepening of her own practice & studies in a variety of styles including Yin Yoga. She infuses intuitive wisdom & philosophy into her classes and brings intention to right posture & alignment in conjunction with steady breath & meditative awareness. She is committed to sharing and spreading her love & appreciation of the transformative power of yoga.
Daphne is our Restorative Yoga teacher. Daphne began practicing yoga at an early age & over the years has discovered many styles of yoga. She completed her 350hr teacher training with BIYOME where she is continuing in-depth study in therapeutic yoga. Daphne aims to combine yoga practices with the BioMedical approach. She is passionate about sharing a deeper understanding of why yoga works & supporting students by facilitating practices that are therapeutic in nature.
Kaye is our Meditation Teacher. She is a registered Psychologist, yoga and meditation teacher. She uses Acceptance and Commitment therapy to embrace these three practices into helpful tools to assist with stress management, health and wellbeing.
JOIN OUR TEAM! We are always looking for qualified, experienced, insured, friendly and compassionate yoga teachers to help us with class cover and take on permanent classes as they arise. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
HIRE OUR SPACE
Viroga Yoga Studio is a quiet and private space for wisdom and growth. In addition to a fantastic range of Yoga Classes & Courses, we also host a range of workshops. You can hire the studio at Viroga for your next workshop! Trestle tables, chairs and kitchenette facilities are available for use. To find out more, please contact Renee at email@example.com