Client, Workshop and Event Highlights
March–September 2007 & 2008
|During 2007 and 2008, Jane taught yoga to the VFL team the Sandringham Zebras (who, incidently, finished the season on the top of the ladder in 2007). Yoga is particularly beneficial for athletes as it allows them to gently stretch tired muscles and the relaxation process helps to prevent muscle fatique. In fact, there are a number of benefits yoga can offer athletes. Yoga:
|Jane runs weekend retreats at beautiful Rhyll on Phillip Island.
The retreats are women's nurturing weekends focused on relaxation, de-stressing and feeling better.These retreats can also be organised by arrangement for special groups (including mixed groups).
Jane also runs 1 day workshops on various themes including happiness, wellbeing, weight loss, stress-management, meditation and relaxation.
|During 2006-2008 Jane taught yoga regularly at the Chelsea Heights Community Centre. She ran small classes teaching the basic principles of yoga practice.|
|As Principal of Body and Mind School of Yoga, Jane has run classes at a number of venues over the last ten years.|
|In November 2007, Jane was elected the inaugural President of the Australian Association of Yoga Therapists. The AAYT is dedicated to upholding professional standards for Yoga Therapy and providing an informative website to raise awareness of the benefits of Yoga Therapy.|
|For the last few years, Jane has written regularly for Australian Yoga Life. AYL is a well respected and popular yoga magazine, providing intelligent articles that inspire, educate and inform people from all walks of life about yoga and its benefits. To order the current issue, or back issues, go to www.ayl.com.au. Click on the articles pictured to the right to view them either in html or download the PDF version.|
14th October 2006
|On the 14th October, 2006, Jane was part of the team that presented the Wellness Day for Mental Health Week 2006. Jane's involvement included the presentation of several yoga classes, workshops and information sessions highlighting the benefits of yoga practice.|
27th August 2006
|Jane presented a happiness workshop for a Women's Wellness Retreat held at The Edmund Rice Centre, Amberley House, Lower Plenty. The title of the presentation was 'Conquest of Happiness'. The weekend was organised by Pam Ferguson, Principal of the Sundari School of Yoga in Black Rock.|
20th April 2006
|Jane attended the 'Community Development in a Global Risk Society' conference, organised by the Centre for Citizenship and Human Rights and held in Melbourne on 20th April 2006. Jane presented her paper titled 'The Risk of Demanding No Risk: The Hypocrisy of Justifiable Principles', which explores the implications of living in a "risk" focused society.The proceedings of the conference where published in 2006.|
12th January 2006
|On January 12th, 2006 Jane attended the 4th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanties at Honolulu and presented her paper titled 'Iniquitous Virtue: The Trials of Virtue in a Global Society''. This paper looks at the principles behind Aristotelian philosophy juxtaposed with modern views on virtue.|
|Jane's article titled 'Yoga for Little People' was published in the Natural Health Magazine in 2006. This article discusses how to approach teaching yoga to children and outlines the various benefits that yoga has to offer children of all ages.|
|In 2006, Jane published her second book, Magic Me: A Magical Gift for all Ages (Michelle Anderson Publishing, South Yarra). This book expands on the first book, introducing new poses and concepts that focus on children's health and wellbeing.|
|In 2004, Jane taught yoga Classes in conjunction with Yoga At Work, held at Beaumaris Yacht Club.|
|Jane wrote several articles for Kidslife magazine in New Zealand during this period. This new and innovative magazine provided insightful advice for parents regarding their children's health and wellbeing. Click on the articles pictured to the right to view them either in html or download the PDF version.|
|Jane launched her first book, Who Am I? Yoga for Children of All Ages (Michelle Anderson Publishing, South Yarra). The book was launched at the Brighton International in August 2003.|