Teachers

Verity Gill

Verity has been a Sydney-based yoga teacher since 2009. Her classes offer a blend of the Yoga Synergy method, strength & conditioning, mindfulness and breath awareness. Verity encourages every student to create a healthy sustainable yoga practice, and offers individual support to all levels of experience, with a special interest in pregnancy and postnatal practice.

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Karolina Szymala

Karolina Szymala

Karolina has been teaching yoga since 2011. She is an Advanced 800+ hr Certified Jivamukti Yoga Teacher, Certified Yin Yoga Teacher and a Mentor for newly certified yoga teachers. She is known for her intelligent and strong sequencing and hands-on assists creating an experience of an authentic and grounded practice.


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Steven Harris

Steven Harris

Steven’s introduction to yoga came in the mid 90’s when Sri Pattabhi Jois first visited Australia. Soon after, he discovered Yoga Synergy, where he practiced and taught for the best part of 18 years. Steven aims to provide a relaxed but focused space where students can move mindfully while being challenged.


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Hayley Steadman

Hayley is an 800+hr Advanced Jivamukti Yoga Teacher. Hayley truly believes that yoga gives you the tools to feel steady, easeful and content in every moment of life. She loves to teach a wide range of students, from beginners through to experienced practitioners, and always tries to bring humour and playfulness to her classes


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Penny Barraclough

Penny firmly believes that age is no barrier to maintaining a fit and healthy lifestyle. Penny’s slow-paced and accessible classes aim to provide her students with a nurturing experience that will allow them to discover for themselves a calmer mind, increased strength, flexibility and stamina, regardless of their age or fitness level.


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Marine Geraud

Marine loves helping people discover how they can use their own practice to support their physical, mental and emotional wellbeing. Marine’s classes are strong and cater to all levels from beginners to advanced practitioners. Her creative sequences aim to help students to access deeper poses with options to invert and play with arm balances in her classes.

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Alana Evans

Alana was first introduced to yoga by her mum at the tender age of 16. Alana uses the 8 limbed path of Ashtanga as a blueprint for her classes that she endeavours to make safe, challenging and uplifting. Alana strongly believes that yoga can be adapted and tailored to everyone from all walks of life and encourages her students to explore their potential through building a deep connection to body, mind and self.

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Jess Kaye Smith

Vanessa Angermann

Through teaching yoga, Vanessa  found that mindful movement and breath were the most powerful tools to get out of her head and into her body. Her intention is to inspire self-discovery and to encourage students to become fully present and feel connected. Vanessa is a certified teacher in Vinyasa Yoga and has been trained in Yin Yoga by Jo Phee.


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John Cusack

John began practicing yoga in early 2012. He feels yoga works on a multitude of levels simultaneously. A standard one hour class can have the effect of rigorously working the body on the physical level; creating peace and stillness on the mental level; and lastly connecting with/accessing the higher self on the spiritual level. John enjoys teaching corporate, private and studio classes around Sydney.

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Danielle Dolev

Danielle Dolev

At the age eight, Danny could not stop wriggling, jumping and moving so her mum sent her to dance classes. This set Danny on a life path that embodies a love of physical movement. Tai chi, chi gong and pilates are some of the influences Danny draws on in her yoga classes.


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Chris Johns

Chris Johns

Chris discovered yoga last century whilst working on assignment in Mexico City. He enjoyed the openness and physical wellbeing that yoga classes gave him. He would like to thank all yogis – students and teachers alike – who constantly inspire him to dive deeper into the teachings of yoga.


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Cath Brown

Cath Brown

Cath’s style incorporates the Yoga Synergy method, Restorative Yoga, Trauma Friendly Yoga & Mindfulness techniques. Her approach emphasizes mind body awareness and interoception, so that learning is embodied and the practice is responsive and unique to the individual.


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