slow, mindful yoga & small group classes in St Kilda, Balaclava, Elwood, bayside



Practicing yoga since 1990, Liv’s dedicated yoga study began in 2003. Her charismatic, kind, intelligent, personable approach attracts ordinary people, like her, who are motivated to change their life circumstances for the better.


Perhaps you feel a longing for ease around the physical niggles, the iron grip of stress in your body and the incessant mental churnings. Or maybe you’ve been doing yoga for a while but feel like the personal journey it promised is missing.  You might be curious to explore inwardly and to arrive at a broader understanding of all you have come to be.  Come on in.



My aim is for you to feel relaxed, safe and to enjoy our warm, friendly, light-hearted group as you adventure within.

Through a career in media, and some hefty samskaras (habits, patterns, belief systems, inherited & learned behaviours) I built a solid, debilitating stress habit.

The yoga I teach is motivated by a world need to address stress-related anxiety, depression & fatigue that makes modern life a daily trial instead the expansive journey we deserve to enjoy. Yoga’s framework is simple to learn and apply, all it takes is practice. It teaches us inner support to steadfastly navigate life’s unfurling pathways. 

I share a yoga that sustains you, not just for an hour, but every day.


A life-long student of yoga, here is a snapshot of my primary studies:

  • Certificate of Svastha Yoga Therapy with Dr Ganesh Mohan (undertaking).
  • Certificate of Teaching Krishnamacharya Healing & Yoga Foundation (KHYF), 2012
  • Diploma of Teaching Gita Hatha Yoga, 2007
  • Diploma of Teaching Gita Progressive Yoga Relaxation, 2008
  • Gita International School of Yoga Esoteric studies, 2003-2007
  • KHYF Master Classes: Yoga for Anxiety; Yoga for Depression, Pranayama: Breath of Life; 
  • Donna Farhi Workshop Series: Spinal Integration; Yoga from the Heart; Breathwork; Core Stability
  • Prof Membership: Yoga Australia, Level 2 Teacher
  • First Aid & CPD.



Generous teachers have influenced me deeply on this continuing journey: Ganesh Mohan, Donna Farhi, Paul Wooden, Lucille Wood, Di Lucas, Heike E., Kelly Davis and Marie-Therese Dessewffy.

Over 25 years of practice, and particularly the past 13 years through teacher training programs, intensives, workshops, I have studied extensively yoga’s holistic system for health and wellbeing and assimilated so many tools that help me experience the ups and downs of life with resilience, perspective and an abiding sense of peace.

The only work that makes sense to me is sharing these ancient, established practices with you.

With love,


(*formerly Lisa)