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The Hervey Bay School of Yoga

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We teach hatha yoga as a contemplative discipline.
Through practice our bodies become an instrument of meditation.

The Hervey Bay School of Yoga



ABOUT

The school runs a 7 day per week program including classes and weekend workshops. We provide for people new to Iyengar yoga and also for those with experience. We have classes for children, teenagers and seniors. Students who work for a number of years with Polly Realf, our senior teacher are able to enrol in our 350+ hours Yoga teacher training program which takes new students in July each year.

Our teachers are experienced practitioners who hold internationally recognised Yoga teacher qualifications.

Students with health insurance cover that includes Yoga need to cite our "about us" page for our Yoga Australia registration numbers to include on your claim forms.

Our studio is a purpose built light and spacious room that is airconditioned and fully equipped. Our set up ensures students have the necessary equipment to practice poses with safety and effectiveness.

PLEASE NOTE THE SCHOOL CLOSES ON PUBLIC HOLIDAYS



Polly Realf is the principal teacher of The Hervey Bay School of Yoga.

Polly has 18 years of experience teaching Yoga and holds an Intermediate Junior Level 3 qualifiction with the BKS Iyengar Association of Australia and is a Level 3 Senior registered teacher with Yoga Australia. Polly attends the Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Institute in Pune India for ongoing study with the Iyengar family and also attends ongoing professional development with senior Iyengar teachers in Australia.

Polly is one of the Directors of the school.

Polly worked as a Social worker for 20 years in sectors including disability advocacy, community health, mental health promotion and prevention and also worked in Social work education within the Northern Territory University.



Vera van de Velde holds a diploma of Yoga Teaching with the International Yoga Teachers Association and has completed both the foundation and advanced "Children and teenagers" yoga teacher training conducted through Zenergy Yoga 4 Kids.

Vera teaches the children's yoga classes and a number of classes on the main timetable of the school.

Vera is one of the Directors of the school.

Vera began Iyengar Yoga in 2002 and has practiced extensively under Alan Goode, one of Australia’s most senior Iyengar teachers. Vera attends the Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Institute in Pune India for ongoing study with the Iyengar family and also attends ongoing professional development with senior Iyengar teachers in Australia.

Vera is a registered nurse and midwife and holds a Master’s Degree in Primary Health Care. Vera has 30 years experience in Primary Health Care working both as a clinician and service manager.



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