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.
Help you develop inner concentration, adapting alignment and strength. All three are essential components
Support you to truly live in your own body—the vehicle with which we each navigate this lifetime
Encourage you to place significance on rest and create room for a regular return to relaxation and tranquility in your lives
Stimulate passion and happiness, retain strength and well-being, and collect invaluable resources on the mat that you can use in your daily existence
Gently encourage, truly listen and genuinely care for you as an individual
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
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.
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.
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.
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.