Ro Love practising yoga when pregnant with her first child in 1984. After a busy period of life with family, work and study she returned to yoga many years later and completed the first yoga teacher training at Insync in 2003.
Ro has a love of reading, especially about yogic philosophy. She is deeply committed to helping pregnant women find ease in their bodies/minds so their pregnancies and the birth of their babies can be the best experience possible regardless of what happens. She is passionate about teaching and sharing all that she can. Ro credits yoga for helping her to begin to regain her health as well as to expand her awareness and live more consciously in the present moment.
Michael York has been practising Yoga for the past 13+ years. Brought to the mat all those years ago by a series of smoking related health issues he has embraced his Yogic journey spurred on through the ups and downs of life's journey by the likes of Yogananda, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi and his good friend Kieren O'Callaghan. He has an active role in teaching Yoga, sharing his experiences and insights into the Yogic way of life primarily via his teaching role with the InSync institute. The present stage of his life's journey is very family orientated, his wife and three small children being his most influential 'Guru's'.
Zoë Konovalov has been practising yoga and meditation for eight years and teaching for three years. She is an accredited yoga teacher and did her training in Washinton DC. Her teachers include Neva Ingalls and Micheline Berry. Zoë's personal practice is in the flowing style of yoga known as "vinyasa," but her classes are designed around the needs of her students. Zoë has a deep passion and respect for the power of these ancient teachings, and finds a deep fulfilment in sharing the joy of yoga with others.
Zoë also works on climate change policy, and is pursuing a diploma in therapeutic massage. In her free time she loves bike riding, dancing, painting, cooking, and climbing trees. Zoe is a lovely, fresh and dynamic women whose openness and joyfulness are contagious.
Nandini (Céline Faivre) has been passionately practicing yoga for 18 years and has been teaching since 2002.
She has undertaken numerous yoga and meditation professional development training programs through the InSync Institute and other organizations. Nandini's own style of teaching has been influenced by several well known teachers such as Donna Farhi, Satyannanda, Iyengar and many other valuable teachers from diverse backgrounds and teaching styles.
Nandini acknowledges that the teachings of yoga can take endless forms and expressions and gives particular attention to preserving the essence of yoga in her teachings.
Nandini has gained extensive experience in leading yoga, meditation classes, workshops and private sessions. Nandini also organizes monthly women's yoga circles and women's retreats to help women awaken to their true feminine essence.
Initially drawn to yoga and meditation after participating in a course in high school, Matt has been practicing for ten years and teaching for the last three. He is passionate about health and healing and helping students access stillness of mind in their classes.
He teaches a flowing style of asana based on the classical InSync style and adjusted to individuals in each class. Matt has a strong interest in yogic psychology and mindfulness meditation and is currently working on a project to integrate mindfulness and positive psychology into the school curriculum.
Matt has worked as a primary school teacher and youth worker and when not teaching is a keen amateur ukulele enthusiast, Frisbee geek and hiker.
Katrina completed her yoga teacher training at the Nature Care College in Sydney in 2008. Since then she has specialised in corporate yoga, helping people get in touch with their bodies and breath, re-energise and bring balance into their working week. She works in the computer industry as her day job so understands first hand the toll long hours over a computer can take.
Katrina likes to promote having some fun and exploration in her classes whilst adding a nurturing touch.
After having her 3rd son, Michelle started teaching postnatal yoga to support women & their babies from 6weeks- 12months. These classes include a combination of nurturing asana practices, relaxation techniques and discussion groups to facilitate positive connections for mother & baby.
As well as teaching adult classes twice a week she teaches kids and adults private classes and has had experience in teaching corporate yoga classes. Michelle also teaches general hatha yoga including meditation & relaxation pranayama techniques to bring balance, strength, flexibility and relaxation.
Marion began her yoga journey 11 years ago looking for a way to stay physically fit & to find peace & relaxation. Immediately falling in love with the challenges of grace & strength that yoga has to offer, Marion found that yoga brought her back to the stillness & beauty of the natural world. Several years later her passion & love for the physical practice grew & evolved into the pursuit of the mental, spiritual & philosophical aspects of yoga.
Delving more deeply into yoga & meditation, Marion aspires to bring the lessons learnt on the mat into her daily life. Inspired by the peace & tranquil space yoga had created in her own life, she was drawn to teaching & has completed classical yoga training at the InSync Institute. Since then Marion continues to explore the many branches of yoga to inspire & grow her own personal development, as well as gain inspiration & growth as a teacher.
Laura, a physiotherapist, commenced her yoga journey in India 10 years ago. A graduate of the InSync Teacher Training Program, she completed post graduate Yoga Therapy training with the Byron Yoga Centre and subsequently developed the Joint Care programme for InSync. She has also recently completed certification with the U.S based Life Force Yoga Institute, which specialises in teaching Yoga programs for Anxiety and Depression.