SMART DIRECTIONS YOGA CLASSES TOOWOOMBA QUEENSLAND. Teacher: Deanne (Yogatma) Whittaker, Qualified Yoga Teacher.
CLASSES: Small group or one to one available. Each class usually runs @ 1 hr & 15 minutes. In 2009/2010 Terms run six (6) weeks with each new term following previous.
EVENING Classes: Gentle Yoga Class Tuesday 6pm start/7.15pm finish. MORNING Classes: Classes will be scheduled if sufficent numbers. Early morning classes usually 6.30am to 7.30am weekdays only.
FEES: Enrol in a six week program for $75.00, i.e., $12.50 per class. Casual $15.00 a class. Discount for Seniors, 2 members/partners in family, children or if you want to attend more than 1 class a week.
All classes commence with guided breath awareness, followed by a vinyasa yoga flow where breath links movement and postures and finishes relaxation/yoga nidra. Classes cater to beginners to those seeking a transition to a more regular active practice.
SMART DIRECTION's: Deanne's strengths and skills include her adaptability to be able to accommodate the absolute beginner as well as the more experienced student. Coupled with this is her commitment to continuously improving her own knowledge and self-practice.
Her teaching style reflects attention to placement, alignment, the fluidity of movement and the essential breath. Deanne has been practising yoga since childhood. Her teaching practice has evolved from the Satyananda tradition and her Teacher, Dr. June Henry, Director, Yoga Queensland.
QUALIFICATION DETAILS A current member of the Satyananda Yoga Teachers Association of Australia, Deanne also has current membership and endorsement as a Level Two Yoga Teacher with the Yoga Teacher Association of Australia (YTAA); member of the International Association of Yoga Therapist (IAYT). Deanne has a Diploma of Health (Yoga) and an Advanced Diploma of Yoga Teaching - both nationally recognised AQTF qualifications. For the past ten years Deanne has been offering yoga classes and teaching yoga within a divere range of settings - Yoga School; Yoga Teacher Training RTO (Registered Training Organisation); private one-to-one as well as group classes; and at a women's health centre in Toowoomba.