Gopala Dasi

With nearly 40 years’ experience in meditation and yoga I am the senior teacher at ASMY in Adelaide. My yoga and meditation journey began after searching for a more meaningful life. I found purpose, happiness and greater wellbeing in meditation, spiritual cultivation and yoga asanas, and my life’s passion is to share my love of these practices with everyone. You’ll find me leading meditation, relaxation and kirtan sessions throughout the week, and join me for spiritual

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Dave

I’ve been loving yoga for over 10 years.  Life can be busy and difficult and I needed to find something to give me peace, purpose and calmness.  Initially, I attended other locations but I have thrived since first attending ASMY some 5 years ago.  I haven’t looked back.  I have been so fulfilled by attending ASMY that I challenged myself to become a teacher.  The wonderful instructors inspired and motivated me to be a better centered and spiritual person.   Their

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Michele

I first discovered yoga in my mid-20s when I signed up for a term of evening classes with the local TAFE. Something clicked and from that point on I was inspired and yoga became a constant part of my life. I discovered ASMY shortly after the beautiful North Adelaide studio was opened several years ago. Arriving here opened a whole new world of meditation and kirtan in addition to the yoga asanas that I was already familiar with. When the opportunity came along to undertake Veda Yoga Teacher

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Balarama Krishna Das

Hi, I began my journey of self-discovery 40 years ago through learning the timeless practises of mantra meditation. Initially I was attracted by the friendly people and vibes and the amazing vegetarian food at the regular meditation programs I attended but soon wanted to learn more about the deeper meaning of meditation and self-realization. Gradually, by regularly meditating and exploring the authentic spiritual wisdom behind the practise of meditation, I gained a deeper

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Nathan

For some time I always wondered what yoga was about, imagining it to be too slow and gentle for my liking. It wasn’t until I was invited along to a class by my wife that I learnt about the beauty of yoga asanas – that a class can be dynamic and strong, yet relaxing and rejuvenating. After practicing for a number of years I completed my yoga teacher training with a fantastic teacher who provided a great insight into how yoga asanas and meditation can be applied in our daily lives

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Annabel

My passion for yoga and meditation has been inspired by the many wonderful teachers at ASMY. The practice of yoga and meditation in my daily life has been a transformative experience and I feel moved to share these amazing practices with others. I love the physical benefits that yoga asana has to offer as a good yoga asana session really leaves the body feeling more vibrant and in better condition. The pranayama/ breathing exercises calm the mind and feels

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Cherie

Yoga initially found me about 15 years ago when I was dragged along by a friend. At the time I didn’t take it up regularly as I was too busy with long distance running, cycling, hiking and travelling the world but I was still very much drawn to the essence of it, occasionally going to a class here or there. A few years ago I stumbled across ASMY as I had recalled a time in my life where chanting really resonated with me. I was primarily seeking to calm my restless mind and body after

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Chris

After finishing uni and then back packing in several countries, I returned to Adelaide not knowing what to do next. Fortunately I came into contact with The Australian School of Meditation & Yoga and my life changed for the better. 22 years later I am still walking the Yoga path and I have been teaching Meditation since the year 2000. In 2008 I married and now have 2 beautiful kids. We are all trying to apply Yoga teachings to our daily lives and help each other and others to experience

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Anna

After pursuing a career in marketing in my early 20’s, I switched paths to seek adventure and spent some years travelling the world.  During my travels, I discovered the most rewarding adventure, the practice of Yoga.  Yoga asanas fitted perfectly with travelling as they could be done anywhere, anytime and made me feel grounded, stretched and balanced. I instantly connected with kirtan meditation as singing the mantras with others felt so natural and it wasn’t long before I was hooked! When

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Mie

My yoga asana practice started when I was struggling with knee pain, stiffness and having difficulty in going down stairs following four knee operations. Through daily asana practice, I began to really feel the benefit of yoga, and amazingly the condition of my knee improved. My true journey into yoga began when developing my knowledge of asana, meditation and philosophy through Veda Yoga Teacher Training at ASMY. Since then I have had many wonderful opportunities to share yoga

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