Welcome to Yoga Bloom O'connor | Best Yoga Studio in Canberra

ABOUT YOGA BLOOM

Bloom is a word that refers to our physical and spiritual opening, the growth and process indicating the freshness and beauty of good health.

To Bloom is an essential part of our general health and our relationship with our surroundings and ourselves. Community and relationship lies at the heart of Yoga Bloom. We invite you to come as your own unique self—it is all about feeling welcomed and relaxed and simply enjoying yoga.

WHY WE ARE DOING YOGA ?

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BALANCE

Help you develop inner concentration, adapting alignment and strength. All three are essential components

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SUPPORT

Support you to truly live in your own body—the vehicle with which we each navigate this lifetime

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RELAX

Encourage you to place significance on rest and create room for a regular return to relaxation and tranquility in your lives

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PASSION

Stimulate passion and happiness, retain strength and well-being, and collect invaluable resources on the mat that you can use in your daily existence​

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CARE

Gently encourage, truly listen and genuinely care for you as an individual​

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EXPLORE

Offer a space that invites reflection, reverence, sincerity, laughter, joy, tears and lightness—welcome each moment and give you the security to explore everything you take with you on any day​

OUR TEAM

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MARTINE

Martine gained her Iyengar certification in 2018, she chose to open a small boutique suburban school, Yoga Bloom O’Connor.

Yoga was her tool to recovery after a fractured spine and pelvis in a motor vehicle accident in her 20’s. Motivated to alleviate her trauma with a desire to reacquaint herself with her body, the journey began to pursue a healthier lifestyle, with a focus on yoga and meditation.

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GAIK
Gaik holds an Introductory Level 2 Certificate with the BKS Iyengar Yoga Association of Australia after completing her teacher training in 2018 with Alan Goode, a senior Iyengar Yoga teacher and Director of the Yoga Mandir Yoga Institute.
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BRENDA

Brenda a slow starter in yoga, remembers her first yoga class back in the seventies, “I giggled my way through the class with really no idea what yoga was about. For many years, I tried classes in different styles until finally committing to a dedicated practice after going to an Iyengar class. The first thing I noted was the discipline, dedication of the teachers, I had been looking for this.

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EMMA
Like many people Emma was initially drawn to Yoga to nurture her body. The rigour and discipline of Iyengar Yoga addressed that need and immediately appealed to her. Through work with asana, Emma encourages her students to also uncover the richness that Yoga can bring to their lives. Emma is a certified Iyengar Yoga teacher. She has been teaching in Canberra since 2013.
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ENESH
Enesh has a passion for spiritual growth as well as for physical and mental well-being. She has been teaching since 2016 after completing her 350 HR training in Hatha Yoga and has since undertaken Prenatal Level 1 training with International Yoga Teachers Association.
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JOAN

Joan is a certified Iyengar Yoga teacher and has been teaching in Queanbeyan since 2014. She completed her teacher training with Alan Goode in 2016 after retiring from teaching Science and Agriculture in High Schools in ACT and NSW.

Joan has travelled to RIMYI Pune India in 2014 and 2019 to study with the Iyengar family. She has two sons and four grandchildren.

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LORENA
Lorena is a longstanding practitioner of yoga. She has practiced with senior Iyengar teachers in the Blue Mountains, Canberra and Sydney and has attended the Ramamani Iyengar Institute in Pune.
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JENNY
Jenny’s aim is to ignite and nourish in her students a passion for their personal practice of yoga as a path of wisdom and joy. Her love affair with yoga started over 20 years ago giving her the fun of physical play, the solace of healing and rest, and the sustenance of compassionate awareness.

FIND YOUR PERFECT CLASS

Yoga Bloom has a range of weekly yoga classes suitable for people of all ages. We offer a learning process that encompasses the postures ranging from beginners to stronger advanced classes. Along with these classes, the warm and peaceful environment of our studio welcomes a nurturing community and we play host to a range of unique courses and social events. Joining us, you will gain the time and freedom at Yoga Bloom to reconnect with yourself, rediscover what is most meaningful to you, and re-anchor in your body and in your life.