PLEASE NOTE: After giving serious thought to the current situation and consulting with ACT Health, we have decided to begin the term with all classes and offerings ONLINE. By doing so, we can reduce risks to our participants and staff.

COVID Safety plan: We will begin Term 1 2022 class online only and transition to hybrid (your choice of attending online or face-to-face) when it is sensible to do so. We will notify you of any changes, hygiene or social distancing requirements then. If you have questions, specific needs or concerns please don’t hesitate to contact us: or 0490354900. Our preference is to run face to face courses in our lovely venue, the Gathering Place. If required due to lockdown courses will transfer online.

In the practice of Mindful Yoga we intentionally bring mindful awareness to the body as we move, stretch and breathe.

Participants who have taken an MBSR course will recognise this approach of mindfully attending to the body both in stillness and in movement. Participants new to this way of practicing yoga will discover a way of connecting to the body in a kinder and more conscious manner. All participants will cultivate their ability to attune and attend to wisdom of the body and mobilise their innate potential for growth and healing. Through the poses and stretches as well as using breathing and mindfulness meditation practices, participants will learn to cultivate a deeper, kinder, more resilient and conscious connection with their body and mind.

There will be a strong focus on working compassionately with tension, stress, pain and physical or psychological limitations. Mindful yoga helps us to become more embodied and at home in our body. It combines Hatha (classical) yoga, elements of stretch therapy and mindful movement and is trauma sensitive.

The teacher

The director of Simply Mindful, Megan Layton, will be your teacher. Megan is also a trained and recognised trauma sensitive yoga teacher and therapist with extensive experience in trauma therapy and somatic movement. She is also a mental health social worker who works with a very broad range of people, from CEO’s to students. She worked for over 15 years with acute trauma (in a torture trauma rehabilitation service) and has a deep interest in helping people to heal and feel at home in their bodies and to grow in vitality and health no matter what challenges they are facing.

A note about fees
We would appreciate it if you could pay the standard fee, however, if you are experiencing financial hardship because you are a full-time student or health care card holder or due Covid 19 we are happy to offer a reduced price. Please select this option below.

Please note that registration and payment are for the entire term. We are not able to accept casual enrolments.

Class dates

  • Class #1
    Monday February 7, 2022
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Class #2
    Monday February 14, 2022
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Class #3
    Monday February 21, 2022
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Class #4
    Monday February 28, 2022
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Class #5
    Monday March 7, 2022
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Class #6
    Monday March 21, 2022
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Class #7
    Monday March 28, 2022
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Class #8
    Monday April 4, 2022
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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