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Classes

Our classes provide an opportunity to deepen our connection both to ourselves, and the local community. We warmly welcome newbies to our classes.

Lisa is passionate about making ancient yoga techniques accessible and relevant in today’s world. You don’t have to understand all the yogic terms to benefit from a yoga practice. 

Lisa encourages you to work at your own pace, learn how to listen to your body, and how to personalise your practice to suit the unique individual you are. The classes include meditation, relaxation, breathing exercises (pranayama), along with chanting, mantra and singing bowls. Lisa also shares useful practical and relevant advice from ancient wisdom traditions. 

Her classes help you to become flexible, strong and calm, naturally bringing you closer to your true self.

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The success of Yoga does not lie in the ability to perform postures but in how it positively changes the way we live our life and our relationships. 

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T.K.V. Desikachar

Schedule

Classes run during Victorian school terms.

Tuesday

09:30 – 10:45

Albion

18:30 – 19:45

Footscray

Thursday

09:30 – 10:45

Online

18:30 – 19:45

Albion

Saturday

08:30 – 10:00

Albion

10:15 – 11:30

Albion & Online

What to Expect

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A typical SunYoga class begins on the floor, connecting deeply with breath and body, gently warming and mobilising the spine and major joints. We then move into stretching and strengthening yoga postures, and wind down with some slower practices, including guided relaxation, yoga breathing and/or meditation and chanting (if you wish to join in). 

Each new student will have a small discussion with Lisa on arrival, so that she can suggest any adjustments you may need to make to suit your individual needs (such as minor and past injuries). 

Yoga is essential self care. Lisa will also give you take-home tips to nourish your body and focus your mind, ultimately supporting your relationships at work and at home.

Join a Class

Classes run during school terms. All levels and abilities are welcome and you can start anytime! See our news page for full details and dates of the current term.

Each new student is required to fill out a registration form so that Lisa can tailor the class to your needs.

Term pass
1 Class p/w

$ 19
  • per class
  •  
  • Concession card $17

Term pass
2 Classes p/w

$ 17
  • per class
  •  
  • Concession card $15.50

Term pass
Unlimited

$ 15
50
  • per class
  • (if 3 classes a week)
  • Concession card $14

Payments

For new students your first class is free! After this, a drop in class is $22 and you can buy a single class at a time or save money with a class pass for the whole term. Term length varies, so please see the latest newsletter on our news page for details of this term!

Class space is limited so please contact Lisa to book your space in advance.

Please visit the ‘Payments’ page for full details on how to pay and book classes. Concession rates on class passes are available.

Private Classes

Private classes are available for individuals and private groups. Lisa will tailor to any needs and can also seek guidance of a yoga therapist for special circumstances and extra support where appropriate. 

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Our Locations

Albion

Sunshine Studio

Kororoit Creek Neighbourhood House
61a Selwyn St
Albion 3020

Footscray

The Body Voice Centre

50 Wolverhampton St
Footscray
MEL REF Map 2S B7 or 42 A4

Online Classes

You can now join some of our classes live from the comfort of your home!  Book in advance to receive your link.

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Frequently Asked Questions

There are limited places in each class so you must book in advance.

I offer your first SunYoga class FREE with no obligation. After your trial class you can decide if you are ready to sign up for a term or you can attend casually. Please contact me to book your free trial class.

Both locations have yoga equipment for you to use so there’s no need to bring anything, except your willingness to participate and have a go! If you want to bring your own mat you are welcome.

Wear stretchy, exercise clothes that are comfortable and modest, this is for everybody’s comfort! Layers work well so you adjust as your body temperature changes. Please don’t wear strong scents/after shave or sharp jewellery. Yoga is done without shoes so have clean feet and bring socks if the weather is cool.

Please see up to date prices here. You can buy a single class at a time or save money with a class pass for the whole term.

If you are experiencing chronic or acute spinal issues then I advise consulting with an appropriate health professional before starting classes. My classes are gentle; each class begins with therapeutic, mobilising movements, which are beneficial for the general health of your spine. In most cases, participating in my classes combined with common sense, your commitment to working safely, and keeping me informed with any changes in your back issues, we can work together to improve your back issues.

Yes, and if you are new to yoga then I recommend you wait until after the first trimester and consult an appropriate health professional before commencing yoga. As your pregnancy develops we can work together to ensure a safe and beneficial yoga practice through each stage of development.

This is an open practice that doesn’t subscribe to any religion or dogma. People of all faiths are welcome.

SunYoga classes are a combination of gentle Hatha Yoga and other complementary practices, that integrate the yoga practices of postures (asana), breathing (pranayama), meditation and relaxation. I guide the student to slow down, tune in and develop awareness of the unique needs of their body, mind and heart. No two classes are ever the same; I respond to the student’s individual needs on the day, the cycle of the seasons, and incorporate my ongoing yogic studies.

General class sizes range between 10 and 20 people. I keep class sizes small so I can give each student individual support as needed.

We are all shapes and sizes, from all walks of life. Some of us are new to yoga, some have been practising for years, and we are all ages: from 18 – 80.

For your digestive comfort I recommend to eat at least two hours before you come to class.

Absolutely! I focus on the breath and guide your awareness to notice what’s happening right here and now; listening and connecting in to your inner being. This helps your mind to release habitual patterns of holding and tension. Each class ends with a guided relaxation/meditation which is deeply relaxing and allows your whole nervous system to unwind and settle.

If you have an injury please contact me first so we can discuss your needs and concerns.

If you are experiencing chronic or acute spinal issues then I advise consulting with an appropriate health professional before starting classes. My classes are gentle; each class begins with therapeutic, mobilising movements, which are beneficial for the general health of your spine. In most cases, participating in my classes combined with common sense, your commitment to working safely, and keeping me informed with any changes in your back issues, we can work together to improve your back issues.

Lisa’s Yoga Qualifications and Training

  • 2 year Diploma in Yoga Teaching, Academy of Yoga Learning (Now The Academy of Yoga & MindBody Education).
  • 5 day Mental Health Awareness training for Yoga Teachers, Yoga Psychology (The Yoga Institute & Australian Institute of Yoga Therapy)
  • 5 Day Therapeutic Wisdom of Yoga Intensive – Doug Keller
  • Neurophysiology of the Breath Masterclass with Roger Cole
  • Member of Yoga Australia (Level 1) 
  • Mudra-s & Bandha-s (3 day training) -Dr Kausthub Deisikachar, Krishnamacharya Healing and Yoga Foundation
  • Vedic chanting with mentor Deb Robertson (informal, ongoing)
  • Study of the Yoga Sutras with Deb Robertson (currently chapter 1 and ongoing)

Lisa’s Energy Codes Qualifications

  • Energy Codes Level 1, & Level 2 & Level 3 – The Morter Institute
  • Energy Codes Coaching Certification  – The Morter Institute
  • Energy Codes Facilitator Certification – The Morter Institute