Namaste...Introducing Yogarts' Yoga Teachers

Yoga Arts Team: Senior Accredited Yoga Teaching Team
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LOUISA SEAR: E-RYT 500
Asana, Meditation, Pranayama, Self Inquiry, Ayurvedic Lifestyle, Course Coordinator, Founder & Director of Yoga Arts

Louisa Sear Yogarts Yoga Teacher Training and Yoga Holiday Retreats

Louisa has dedicated her life to the practice and teaching of Yoga. She is passionate in the inquiry to find ones true nature and freedom.

In her teaching, Louisa encourages the understanding and acceptance of life, finding the teacher within and acknowledging the God in all. Louisa has had a committed Yoga practice for 30 years. She has studied many Yoga styles and has undertaken long periods of meditation with many different Yoga Masters. She teaches the principles of Tantric Advaita Philosophy and specializes in Yoga Teacher Trainings which she teaches all over the world.

Louisa is the Founder, Director and Course Coordinator of Yoga Arts. Louisa is deepening her knowledge of Ayurveda by studying Clinical Ayurvedic Consultation at the Australasian Institute of Ayurvedic Studies (AIAS) under the guidance of Dr Ajit (BSMS, PCAS).

EMIL WENDEL: RYT 500
Yoga Philosophy, Meditation and Pranayama

Emil Wendel - Yogarts Yoga Teacher Training and Yoga Holiday Retreats

Emil teaches yoga philosophy, meditation and pranayama on the Yoga Arts’ trainings. He has been living in Asia since the mid seventies, studying Indian thought as well as Chinese classical philosophy. His many years of residency in Nepal and India have brought about a passion for yoga, in particular, the aspects of breath and meditation in both the Buddhist and Hindu traditions. His courses offer a glimpse into the treasures of philosophy and their application in daily life, as yoga practice and ritual, all in the original context.

LUCY ROBERTS: E-RYT 500
Asana, Vinyasa, Astanga, Techniques and Teaching Methodology, Moving Meditation & Dance.

Lucy is a senior teacher on the Yoga Arts Teacher Trainings, as well as leading classes, workshops, and retreats internationally.

Her teaching and practice attends to body, mind and heart, combining the physical practices of Hatha Yoga, with the wisdom and insight of Jnana Yoga, philosophy, and meditation, in the spirit of Bhakti – the Yoga of self-transcending love and devotion.

Lucy’s style is fluid, feminine, intuitive, and creative – inspired by her love of dance and free-style movement. She is a passionate communicator who delights in inspiring a deeper dive into the subtleties of life both on and off the mat.

Born in Australia, based in South India, Lucy teaches in Bali, Japan, India, Australia and the Middle East. She has been practicing for 16 years and teaching for 12.

ROSE BAUDIN:
Yoga Philosophy, Meditation, Pranayama, Ritual, Mantra & Agni Hotra (fire ceremony)

Rose Baudin has studied and practiced yoga for 43 years and has taught for 25 years. She met her mentor, Swami Gauribala, in Sri Lanka in 1971 and was initiated into the Parampara 1984. During the 16 years she lived in India, she was instructed by master teachers in various schools of yoga: Integral, Iyengar, Vini and Ashtanga, as well as, extensive meditation experience under the guidance of S.N. Goenka (Vipassana), Zen Master Hogen-san Yamahata (Soto) and Sayadaw U Janaka (Satipatthana Insight Meditation). She was introduced to and taught the ritual of Agni Hotra by Dr. Robert Svoboda who instructed her in the way of his mentor, the Aghori Vimalananda.

Since 1986, Rose has been based in Australia teaching yoga classes and meditation retreats. She is a senior teacher instructing and lecturing yoga philosophy and meditation for Yoga Arts – an Internationally Accredited School for Yoga Teacher Trainings. Rose has been conducting yoga intensives, residential retreats and seminars internationally for the past 20 years.

MARIE BAKER: E-RYT 500
Teaching and Assisting Asana, Vinyasa, Hatha and Teaching Techniques

Marie discovered yoga around 12 years ago when the urge to explore the deeper questions of life and spirit overwhelmed all else. Japa meditation and Mantra introduced the power of breath and of one pointed focus along with a new found joy and clarity. And so the passion to dedicate time to further exploration of yoga insured.

Marie began teaching 8 years ago and over the years has taught in Australia, India, Hong Kong, Bhutan, Japan, Bali and the Caribbean.

Marie completed 2 Yoga Arts’ Trainings, a 2 month Level 1 (200 hours Yoga Alliance) Yoga Teacher Training, in 2003, and she went on to complete the Yoga Arts’ Certificate IV in Yoga Teacher Training in 2004.

Marie has been teaching and assisting, for Yoga Arts, since 2006, in; India, Bali, Japan, Malaysia, India and China.

Her teaching style is Vinyasa Hatha with attention to mindful breath and movement through the holding and transitioning from pose to pose. Marie remains grateful and dedicated to the path as it provides a way to be open to the unfolding chapters of life; the opportunities to be present to life, and loved ones, growing towards ultimate peace.

STUART GIRLING: BSc, MSc (information Technology)
Anatomy & Physiology


Stuart has a BSc in Health Studies and a MSc in Information Systems. He began his journey in health and fitness working as a personal trainer and then went on to qualify in Sports Massage & Injury Treatment , as well as, Advanced Medical Massage. For the last 7 years he has worked almost exclusively within the yoga community with yogis making up over 90% of his clients. Stuart has had a dedicated Ashtanga yoga practice for 9 years and an interest in anatomy that has spanned several decades. Having already taught Swedish Massage and associated anatomy his love for both yoga and anatomy led to the natural progression of teaching Anatomy & Physiology for Yoga Teacher Trainings. In this endeavour he seeks to make anatomy accessible, fun and above all usable within a yoga context.

Edo Kahn & Jo Mall (Asana Assistant):
Kirtan, Bhakti Yoga, Yoga Nidra, Sacred Sound Yoga {Nada Yoga Nidra}, Chanting & Voice Expression

Edo and Jo Yogarts Yoga Teaching and Yoga Holiday Retreats

Edo Kahn & Jo Mall are renowned Australian kirtan artists and singer-songwriters. They have been part of the Yoga Arts family, facilitating the Bhakti yoga component on several teacher trainings (India, Bali) and retreats (Bali). Their music for yoga and meditation creates a magical journey of Eastern mystical mantras expressed in soothing and joyous folk-pop melodies. The marriage of lush vocal harmonies, rapturous rhythms and sweet devotion is like honey droplets for the soul. Their sweet synergy and Bhakti (devotion) facilitates the space for the ancient yogic practice of kirtan, yoga nidra (blissful sound meditations) and sacred sound workshops to be an organic and spontaneous process for emotional release, divine love and inner-transformation.

Edo & Jo are gifted songwriters individually and collectively. Edo is an award wining songwriter (APRA song of the year) and has had songs in films, TV and on radio (with his bands Kahn Brothers & Gelbison). Combined with Jo’s angelic voice, the duo’s voices are a gentle and powerful invitation into the depths of the heart. Jo is also an accomplished yoga practitioner and teacher (trained with Yoga Arts). Dedicating their lives to conscious living, Bhakti yoga (the yogic path of the heart) and seva (humanitarian works), their life and songs reflect their journey inwards to the infinite depths of the heart and divine union.

From yoga schools, retreats, festivals, yoga teacher trainings to temples, hospitals and orphanages across Australia, Bali, Asia & India, the divine duo lead kirtan & sacred sound yoga. To find out more about Edo & Jo and what they will be doing at the retreat, watch a video of their travels and past retreats at http://edoandjo.com/Videos.html

Kirtan Alive CD, a fusion of live kirtan, mantras and soothing chants for yoga, meditation and bhakti bliss is out now (www.edoandjo.com)