Johnny Batchelor Yoga

Yoga classes in Austinmer, Wollongong NSW and Online

Johnny Batchelor Yoga

Johnny is a Senior Iyengar Yoga Teacher, currently holding a JI3 certificate, with over twenty-five years of full-time teaching experience. A key feature of the Iyengar Yoga tradition is that the teaching adapts to the needs of the individual. In Johnny’s classes you will develop strength, stamina, suppleness and agility in safety and in a manner appropriate to your current capabilities. As you progress you will notice not only physical and health benefits but also a developing calm, awareness and focus, that will improve mental well-being. Teenagers to seniors are catered for: you don’t need to be fit or flexible to begin, but now IS the right time to start….Read More

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Johnny’s Summer Schedule and Holiday Yoga ’21/22

Johnny’s Summer Schedule and Holiday Yoga ’21/22

It's been another year of trying to make the best of the disruptions that come at us. I hope you've managed to stay on an even keel ... and that yoga has helped! Details of my summer schedule and Holiday Yoga series are below. As last year, my program is adapting to...

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There is magic in yoga …

There is magic in yoga …

Yes, there is magic in yoga … but it’s not about magical thinking. To explore the subtle energies we firstly need to be able to appreciate and develop sensitivity to more tangible elements. It’s not about the shape we can make … but what we experience. Can we feel the...

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Take the time, make the time … get on the mat

Take the time, make the time … get on the mat

Yoga is by it’s nature a long-form discipline. It doesn’t sit easily with our contemporary mores of convenience, quick fixes and stressfully tight schedules. Rather, it's an antidote to all that, which is why it’s so nourishing. A student said to me the other day...

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Listen to your body??

Listen to your body??

There could be no truer maxim than that we should 'listen to our body': To tune in to the signals our body is giving us and adjust our efforts accordingly; to not blindly do what we're told to do, but to do what is right for us; to not be driven by our mental...

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Studio Class Update

Studio Class Update

It's been great to be back to face-to-face teaching at the Moore Street Yoga Room. While online classes are great and can be mightily convenient, there is just something so immediate and direct about the yoga experience in the studio. It is my intention to keep online...

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The Art Of Being A Student

The Art Of Being A Student

Being a yoga student is a much more demanding art than being a yoga teacher. It’s not that difficult to impart what you know; being a student requires a much finer touch. It involves building up knowledge and experience whilst maintaining a willingness to let the...

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