Lea has been practising Yoga for 30 years, which she started after incurring a back injury in her nursing career.
Lea is a qualified and accredited Level 2 Yoga Teacher. In 2014 she completed a two year in depth course in a holistic and all encompassing yoga style - Satyananda Yoga (similar to Hatha Yoga), and is also an accredited Yoga Nidra Instructor (a specific and powerful deep relaxation practice). Lea maintains a full membership with The Satyananda Yoga Teachers' Association and is an affiliate member of Yoga Australia.
She has been teaching classes since the beginning of 2015 both privately and in group settings to adults, pre-school, primary and secondary children.
Hosting relaxing weekend yoga retreats at various locations is also a passion of Lea's. Sole yogis, couples, groups of friends are all welcome - feel free to get in touch if this is something you may be interested in.
You are in safe hands with Lea as she is a Registered Nurse with 38 years of experience, who currently works part time as a Remote Area Nurse (RAN) - which involves additional qualifications through Ambulance Victoria. She also works as a Practice Nurse within a GP clinic.
She has worked in all areas of nursing including Intensive Care, Theatre, Accident & Emergency, Medical & Surgical and Midwifery.
She is a RAN endorsed practitioner and is competent with full CPR and Level 2 first aid skills, as well as being an Asthma Educator.
Lea understands the benefits of practising yoga to assist with PTSD and other mental health and emotional health issues.
By participating in online or face - to - face classes you acknowledge the following:
If at any time during a class you feel discomfort or strain, gently come out of, or modify, the posture. You may rest at any time during the class. It is important in yoga that you listen to your body, and respect its limits, which can differ from day to day. By participating you understand that yoga includes physical movements as well as pranayama (breathing techniques), and relaxation practices - all of which can help reduce stress and muscular tension.
As is the case with any physical activity, the risk of injury, possibly serious or disabling, is always present and cannot be entirely eliminated. You should always will listen to your body, and discontinue any practice if necessary. You should always continue to breathe smoothly, without strain. By participating, you assume full responsibility for any and all damages which may incur through participation.
Participation means that you understand that yoga is not a substitute for medical attention, examination, diagnosis or treatment. Yoga is not recommended and is not safe under certain medical conditions (which can include pregnancy). By participating I acknowledge that a licensed Physician (if required) has verified my health status and physical ability as being suitable to undertake this class. (Please contact us prior to class with any concerns re this matter.)
Ensure you participate in a safe manner within the limitations of any medical conditions or physical limitations and that if you are, or become, pregnant or are post-natal or post-surgical, you have sought advice and approval from a General Practitioner before undertaking this class.
By participating, I confirm that I am responsible and able to decide whether to practice yoga and participate at my own risk and agree to release and waive any claims that I have now or may have hereafter against Yoga Spot and all related facilities and premises for any personal injury or negligence.