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Steph is a qualified yoga teacher from Sydney, Australia.

PHILOSOPHY

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.
 

BIOGRAPHY

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!

RECOMMENDATIONS

I’ve been practicing with Steph for almost a year and it has been a wonderful experience. Her cheerful, non-judgmental attitude makes it easy to engage in the practice and she creates an environment where it’s fun to try new things. She has consistently good advice about alignment and modifications. Coming off of a major foot surgery I didn’t think I could do yoga consistently, but with Steph’s encouragement and modifications, I now find myself doing yoga multiple times a week. I’m so thankful for the ways she has challenged and supported me and highly recommend her as a teacher.
— Rachel, BECYCLE yoga student
Steph has been a delight to work with – her quest for knowledge and personal growth has allowed her to blossom into a dynamic, creative and compassionate yoga teacher... Steph’s warm and bright personality saw her quickly become a much-loved teacher amongst our students.
— Nicole Walsh, InYoga Founder
Great classes that everyone can enjoy! At each of the classes I’ve been to Steph has catered to suit various levels of experience so that beginners can start off at their own pace while more advanced yogis are able to challenge themselves. Would highly recommend!
— Nicole, InYoga student

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