Steph is a qualified yoga teacher from Sydney, Australia.
Steph believes in the power of yoga for strong and flexible bodies and minds. She teaches a style of vinyasa yoga that is playful and uplifting, helping people to reconnect body and breath through rhythmic, mindful movement. She encourages her students to tune in, to explore and to be open trying new things. Ready to awaken your true physical and mental potential? Join the practice.
Steph was first introduced to yoga as a young child, by her parents who practiced Ki Yoga and Shiatsu massage. However it was her discovery of vinyasa yoga that sparked a real personal commitment for the dynamic practice. Developing physical strength and a personal connection to the practice, yoga became a moving meditation to express energy and release tension.
Discovering that our yoga practice often reflects how we live in the world, Steph was inspired to teach yoga to help others tune into the mind-body connection. In 2015 she completed a 350-hour vinyasa yoga teacher training with Nicole Walsh and Rod Galbraith at InYoga, including asana theory, anatomy, philosophy and meditation training. In November 2017, she was invited to be a Nike Trainer and has since hosted yoga classes and workshops for the Berlin community, as well as the Nike leadership team in Europe.
In January 2018 she completed a 50-hour yin yoga training with Melanie McLaughlin in Paris, France, to broaden her knowledge of anatomy and yoga philosophy. Steph’s deeply restorative yin classes are designed to release tension in the body and gently calm the mind.
In her classes, workshops and wellness retreats, Steph encourages her students to be playful and shake off preconceived notions of physical and mental strength, to be open to exploring without expectations. And to have some fun!
STYLES OF YOGA
Vinyasa flow - fluid sequencing, linking dynamic movement and breath
Power yoga - strong and steady with a focus on core and balance poses
Align yoga - slower pace with a focus on correct posture and alignment
Yin yoga - longer held poses to release tension in connective tissue
Pranayama - breathing techniques to calm the mind and nervous system
Meditation - mindfulness techniques for mental focus and clarity