Programs

To enquire about or book in to any of our programs, please fill in the Program Enquiry Form by clicking the button below.


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Yoga Shack Kids classes

Every Thursday of the school term in 2019
3.30 - 4:15
Ages 5 - 8

Offered each Thursday during the school term, these classes are a super fun introduction to the concept of yoga as a means to keep our bodies healthy, for celebration of ourselves as unique individuals and acceptance of the ever-moving stream of life-experiences. A wonderful, fun experience of kids learning the heart of yoga - joy, supporting each other, celebrating individuality and loving the awesomeness of ourselves and others. Each class the children will learn about their bodies through games and postures, their breath through sound and play and their mind through tasks to challenge, balance, topple and laugh! Bookings are essential and are for the term but if some of the dates are unavailable please contact us and enquire about drop in prices.

Cost: $80 for the term
$15 casual drop-ins


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Yoga Shack Kids School Holiday Workshop

July 17th
9:30am - 11:00am

We are very happy to announce our Yoga Shack Kids Holiday Workshop for ages 5 - 8! Thoughtfully placed in the middle of the second week, when you may all be climbing the walls and ready for some breathing space - literally!! Hosted by our spectacular teacher Amy Gill, this is a celebration of childhood, of spirit, of laughter and individuality! With craft, body movement, obstacle course, games, relaxation and so much more. Bookings a must ♥

COST: $25 for one child, $40 for siblings

Places are strictly limited. Book in HERE


YOGA IN THE CONTEXT OF LIFE

August 24th
3:00 - 5:00pm

An ongoing series to extend the knowledge of yoga out beyond the tools themselves, to bring the sanga (community) together in a greater role of support and socialisation and to deepen our understanding of all elements of yoga. Each event we will examine a different topic and then look at it in the context of life. We’ll look at obstacles, real life examples, share stories and inquiries, all from the basis of the texts of yoga.

In this upcoming event we will be looking at parenting through the context of yoga. We welcome real life examples to discuss through the context of the yoga sutra in this interactive time to chat, catch up, to look deeper, share our concerns and become enthusiastic about implementation of a better way of interacting with ourselves and our loved ones. We welcome all students of yoga, as well as teachers who wish to connect in this way with others as well as to share their own understandings of the sutras. This is a gathering of precious people in an enriching and purposeful way.

COST $10


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Yogashapes & soundscapes + Dahl and Chai

Next TBA
4:00 - 6:00PM

An evening of movement and breath with Shane Turner and Adam Buchanan, soundtracked by the gorgeous spontaneity of live music; crystal bowls, native american flute and guitar. This is an opportunity to lift your vibration and the vibration of those around you as we take time to celebrate and connect as a community through the joy of yoga and the dharma of music.

By the Winter fire, come and ground your energy as you raise your spirit. Take a moment to stop by, stop down, still time and rise up from the ashes anew.

Dahl, chai and sensational company included. Bookings essential.

COST $35 - BOOK HERE


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Living hormoniously half-Day Celebration

June 30th
12:00 - 4:00PM

The condensed Guide to Embracing Your Body’s Natural Rhythm
With Holistic Nutritionist, Tahlia Mynott & Yoga Therapist, Lissie Turner.

'I so loved this course....what an absolutely essential aspect of womens lives that has been largely forgotten by us all....thank you for enlightening us so we can be the change.' Sarah.

How much do you really know about your cycle? How aware are you of each of the 4 dances of your reproductive system? When is the best time to spread your social wings or for implementing new ideas? Of much needed conversation within your relationships or for bunkering down in quiet reflection?
In each of the 4 phases of our moon cycle, lurks not just the energy that requires respect but also individual gifts that if stepped into rhythm with, can vastly assist and enrich our lives as a whole. This is not just about figuring out how to cope with the seemingly constant shifts and changes within our own personalities, born from the changes in our cycles, this is about embracing, riding with them in the direction that is required, so at all moments you are in the fullness of your dance as a woman. No contradiction. No confusion. No apologies.
Join us for this gorgeous half-day course that looks at what foods when, how best to move our bodies during which phases, the role of the breath in assisting equanimity of mood and sensation, understanding cycle for fertility awareness (to fall, or not to fall, pregnant), when we are at our most creative, most abundant and most reclusive, when it’s time to talk and when it’s time to reflect. As women, one of the hardest questions that we face on a monthly basis is - what is me and what is my hormones?
Allow yourself to become completely empowered by knowledge, strong in who you are; let go of any notion of the ‘curse’ of being a woman and instead blossom from this foundation upward.
Rich and relevant for all menstruating women of any age.

This 4-hour session includes (relevant to each phase): food advice (and healthy snacks!) breathing techniques, movement, physiology, exploration of common issues and ailments, deep connection with other community girls and women plus so much more.

'A gorgeous afternoon of women learning together over tea and treats, in a beautiful treehouse location.'

Cost $55 - BOOK HERE


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ZEN THAI SHIATSU MASSAGE TRAINING – 4 DAY COURSE

Next course in November Dates TBA $450
AT THE YOGA SHACK

Announcing our 2019 Level 1 Zenthai Shiatsu training at The Yoga Shack. Join the almighty Shane and his experienced, handsome comrade Dingo in this 4 day offering of ancient knowledge through a joyful integration of bodywork principles, tools and techniques of traditional Thai Massage, Shiatsu and Osteopathy. A deep conversation spanning 4 decades by our great teacher Gwyn Williams brings to floor this powerful, respectful fluid dance that is Zenthai Shiatsu.

This 4-Day Training will give you knowledge of one complete sequence to take away with you and share with existing clients or allow you the skills to begin this wonderful journey of bodywork. Certifications provided to all students with successful completion.

Taking place March 7 to 10. Cost: $450. Teachers: super excited and inspired!

Places limited. 
shane@theyogshack.com.au
Peace

COST $450

Places are strictly limited.


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I lost ten kilos, left my home of six years, moved to Queensland to be with my grandchildren...and for the first time in my adult life (I’m 56) I am living on my own, and loving it...those 21 days will keep rippling out of my life like a precious jewel thrown into a still pond.
— N.A.
It was amazing to see people at all levels of their yoga journey, coming together as one unified group with the same aim of trying to make their lives and the lives of those around them better and more meaningful. I didn’t have any specific goals going into the program, but now as I reflect a few months later, I realise that I am no longer binge eating, which was one of my most destructive and long term patterns, which now, as it seems, has in fact dissolved from my life.
— R.R.

dissolving patterns

10th to 30th October
6.00AM – 7.30AM

In October 2019 we are going to be running the next potent 21 day course at The Yoga Shack to dissolve patterns that are bringing about suffering, finding freedom from the things that expend our energy in the wrong directions. 21 days of yoga therapy to dismantle negative patterns at the three levels: physical, physiological and psychological. The daily commitment is very small - 1.5 hrs per day for 21 days. The program includes an initial 1.5 hour one-to-one consult, 1 hour and 15 minutes of daily practice of yoga asana (physical movement) and breath work specific to breaking negative patterns at all levels of the constitution, plus the introduction each day of a topic to begin to identify, embrace, accept and progress. Each day you will receive further wisdom to your inbox to explore and are encouraged to initiate into your own daily routines. Whilst there will be a large focus at the body level to the effects of drugs, alcohol and toxic dietary patterns the program is designed to target ANY form of existing negative pattern; targeting the dissolution of any intake or behaviour that has become an addiction ie something that induces stress at the thought of living without but living with, only cultivates more suffering.

With the support of a group but the privacy of individual self-inquiry, through 21 days of Dissolving Patterns, we’re going to have a good look at the patterns that hold us in grooves that continuously produce the same results of suffering again and again and again. Together as well as individually we will build the courage to acknowledge what’s really there, accept and in doing so, be liberated from those weaknesses as we do the work to move out of them.

Working on the three levels of physical (body), physiological (breath) and psychological (mind) utilising the tools of yoga in a specific and at times individualised way, we’ll build the fortitude to make different choices and the clarity to see the right choices.

Each student will receive their own specific practice prescribed for their own individual needs, this practice will be explored at home in the days leading into the 21 day program, as well as on our home practice days – which will be two days of every seven. The other 5 days will be spent here, together in group practice – learning the breath techniques that will, with time and practice, progress you to a place of strong self-governance; in physical practice – to comfortably explore the full potential of your own amazing body; and in study – of the philosophies that enable us to understand ‘what is mind’. With this knowledge, with our ability to see what is the behaviour of mind, we can start to see with something much deeper. It is this something deeper, that we will begin to give vision to once again. Each day, small tasks will be given, designed to be undertaken through the course of your daily life – gratitude practices, breath exercises, observations of harmless patterns, reflection exercises, implementations of movement and many more.

The course will commence at 6:00 am each weekday, when we will be together at The Yoga Shack for just a short 1.5hrs and each weekend day will be your day of self-determination in your home environment – days where you will explore the practice that you’ve be given and begin to implement these tools in your daily life.

A deposit of $65 is required to secure your place as numbers are limited to a maximum of 12 participants only, this is to ensure maximum attention to the needs of you as an individual.

We know deeply the capacity of the human spirit for immense change and we have the deepest determination right there with you.

If you have any queries or concerns, no matter how big or small – PLEASE have no hesitation, just write and we will respond.

COST $425

Places are strictly limited.


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Fundamentals of Yoga

Next Dates TBA
6.00AM – 7.30AM

The Fundamentals Program is a soft but thorough beginning into the infinite project of Yoga - physical postures, the role of the breath and it's purpose for the mind. 

It is also aimed at filling some of the gaps for those with an established practice who have perhaps felt pieces of this simple but complete puzzle, are missing in their understanding or experience with yoga.

COST $80

Places are strictly limited.