There are a number of fantastic places in Bendigo to practice your pranayama and asanas; these studios all offer different kinds and styles. Have a chat to the staff, or check them out to find a style and teacher that suits you.
Vitality Yoga 5442 2081
New location on corner of Short & Hargreaves Streets
(old Jimmy Possum Building)
Upstairs, 402 Hargreaves Street
Vitality Yoga is predominately classical yoga, incorporating a more modern approach, encompassing therapies and healing modalities which create an accessible style of yoga that aims to heal the ailments of modern life. Vitality Yoga brings a soothing energy and vitality to people of all ages and experience and offers beginners, general, fitness, gentle and hot yoga, as well as kids, Mums ‘n’ bubs and prenatal yoga, yoga therapy, relaxation and meditation, kinesiology and yoga teacher training.
YogaHara 0419 328 054
YogaHara is a Bendigo based studio offering a variety of yoga classes. They believe that there is no one style of yoga that everyone should ‘fit’ into and invite their students to explore, experiment and enjoy their diverse range of teachers and classes.
Classes include: gentle yoga, introductory yoga, momentum and dynamic yoga.
Yoga Spark 0407 289 769
Classes are held on Tuesdays at the Lockwood Yoga Studio 15 minutes from Bendigo overlooking the lush green paddocks. Let the peace of nature find harmony with you as you move through posture, breathwork and meditation.
Shilamurti 5439 7242
73 Ellesmere Road, Wellsford Forest
Cheryl has 39 years experience in yoga and has been teaching the Satyananda tradition of yoga for the past 18 years in Bendigo. She conducts all her beginners, progressive and intermediate classes at her Wellsford Forest Retreat. Cheryl teaches with holistic approach and has spent many years educating and empowering individuals.
Insight Yoga 0422 460 963
Mandurang Recreation Reserve, Cnr Mandurang & Nankervis Roads
Vinyasa Yoga (also known as Flow Yoga).
Mondays 6pm, Fridays 9.30am and Saturdays 8am
Contact: Annie 0422 460 963 or via firstname.lastname@example.org
More info: www.annietownsendinsight.com
Donna Yoga 0411 305 272
Hatha style yoga classes:
Tuesday, 10am in Quarry Hill
Wednesday, 6:30pm in Mandurang
Thursday, 7pm in Kennington
More info: www.donnayoga.com.au
There are also a number of gyms in Bendigo that offer yoga classes:
- Feelgood Fitness 435 High Street, Golden Square 5447 2580
- Fernwood Fitness Level 1, 358 Hargreaves Street 5441 8008
- Fit Republic 2 Abel Street 5434 7400
- Lifestyle Fitness 1 Bath Lane 5442 1599
Are you a yoga teacher?
Contact the Central Victorian Yoga Teacher’s Network – a dedicated and professional group of yoga teachers based in Bendigo and Castlemaine who meet on a monthly basis. They practice yoga, teach other new skills and share ideas about yoga. Contact Annie Townsend on 0422 460 963 if you’d like more information
Updated 3 June 2014