Our Teachers

Josh Pryor

Josh Pryor

Josh enjoys reconciling pragmatism and neuroscience with yoga and meditation, to ensure tangible benefits for students in their everyday lives. Josh spreads his passion through light and sensitivity. Josh has studied with various Western scholars and teachers, as well as some strange people in Indian ashrams.

Richard Kelly

Richard Kelly

Rich is passionate about others discovering the joy and healing powers of yoga, and inspiring people to bring their yoga practice off the mat and into everyday life.

Elaine Bull

Elaine Bull

I believe that through regular yoga practice we come to understand the nature of the mind and begin to witness the ways in which stress and a busy lifestyle can impact on our physical and mental well being.

Sara Nelson

Sara Nelson

Sara practised Vinyasa flow before finding Ashtanga. She enjoys the challenging and meditative nature of this practice and loves helping others gain the benefits of this beautiful practice. After her first taste with the Ashtanga method from the source, at the Ashtanga Yoga Institute in Mysore and other esteemed teachers, she has now found her home in Newcastle.

Conor Leaver

Conor Leaver

Conor is a mum, a teacher, and a lover of yoga. Sharing Ashtanga with others combines these aspects of my life in a natural next step in my own practice. Her goals are to guide, to support, and to inspire people to embrace all yoga has to offer over the long term.

Michelle Bradshaw

Michelle Bradshaw

Michelle studied with The Minded Institute and is a qualified Yoga Therapist and Yoga Teacher. Michelle enjoys weaving yoga therapy into her classes to create healing benefits for the mind as well as the body. Using the Ashtanga method as a base, and then combining a fusion of yoga asana, mindfulness, neuroscience, breathwork, relaxation and meditation she offers a holistic and therapeutic practice.

Bess Stewart

Bess Stewart

Bess loves reading the stories of a body, because every body has a different story to tell. She is a Physiotherapist, with a background in Pilates method and Yoga. Her passion and curiosity for understanding how and why the body moves has lead her to blend Eastern and Western medical science in her teaching.