Kate Porter, having begun yoga with significant physical restrictions, has a great empathy for those new to yoga or who have physical constraints. She teaches a fusion of Hatha, Vinyasa flow and Iyengar. She requires all students to come to class with a sense of humour!
In 2000 Kate became ill and was diagnosed with Systemic Lupus and Fibromyalgia. She was virtually bed-ridden for the better part of four years and was unable to continue working in the finance industry.
After moving to Singapore in 2005, Kate turned to yoga. Yoga was instrumental in helping Kate regain and maintain her health. Read more about Kate here and even more in her interview with In the Loop.
Germin, vibrant and cheerful, brings her personality into her delivery of her classes to engage and motivate her students. If you are looking for a fun-filled, sweaty workout, Germin will not disappoint!
Germin’s journey with yoga began in 2004, when the liberating and balancing benefits of the practice gave her a sense that this was to be her direction in life. Germin’s teaching strength lies in attention to detail, with a focus on how to make the poses effective for students through precise instructions and adjustments. Kate and Germin studied to be teachers at the same 500-hour Yoga Alliance certified teacher training course. Read more about Germin here.
Donna believes that the daily practice of yoga is the key to serenity and equanimity, and that it is for everybody and every body. Donna’s classes are like a breath of fresh air; vibrant, refreshing and invigorating!
Donna began her practice of yoga in 2002 in Boston with Baron Baptiste while working 60-hour weeks in the legal profession. in 2004, a fateful move to Hong Kong and a break from her stressful career turned out to be the impetus for taking her yoga to a whole new level. In 2005, she attended her first Anusara immersion retreat with Patrick Creelman and consequently became intrigued about every facet of the yoga journey.
Donna completed a 500-hour Yoga Alliance certified teacher training with Don Peers at Yoga Space in Singapore and immediately began teaching. Read more about Donna here.
Karen, with a background in classical ballet, brings to her classes are markable understanding of body movement and alignment. Karen has practiced yoga for over 10 years and it has played a fundamental role in healing her body from years of professional dance.
Karen completed her teacher training at Yoga Space under the training of Don Peers. She has also studied under a number of international teachers including Paul Grilley. Join Karen for classes which will transform how you view pose alignment, your posture and muscle engagement. Read more about Karen here.
Angela, a yoga and Pilates teacher, has spent 10 years exploring and understanding body movement. Her depth of understanding and attention to detail makes her classes rewarding for all students: novices to those who have been practising for years.
Angela has been practising yoga for 10 years and in that time has been actively studying yoga history, philosophy and the therapeutic effects of yoga. In 2007 Angela discovered a passion for Pilates and undertook a number of Pilates trainings including mat and reformer Pilates. To find out more about Angela please click here.
Li Ling, first saw yoga as another form of physical exercise to complement her existing netball training schedule. Slowly but surely, yoga started making its way to her heart and mind, driving her to better understand the age-old practice. Her passion and enthusiasm for yoga is so strong that Li Ling decided to move away from the communications profession to share her knowledge and practice of yoga with other people.
Her classes focus on synchronising movement with breath, on achieving the right alignment, and on letting the energy flow. Li Ling is trained in the Ashtanga primary series and the Fit, Flow, Fly routine by Bryce Yoga. To find out more about Li Ling, please click here.
Lisa, a vibrant and dynamic lady, has over 18 years of yoga practice. Her own practice is testament to her love and passion for yoga and she has trained under a variety of teachers all round the world. Lisa teaches Hatha, Vinyasa and Power Yoga and has a great love of core strength classes.
Join Lisa for a great workout and discover what keeps on bringing her back to her mat! To find out more about Lisa, please click here.
Irene started practicing yoga in 2005. It began as a way to relive stress and also to alleviate aches and soreness. Since then she hasn’t looked back and it was a great alternative form of exercise to rehab and condition her weak knees from running.
Irene gives clear technical instructions, combined in fun flow sequences in her classes. Perfect for students wanting to deepen their understanding of asana, Irene’s classes are sure to be engaging and informative. To read more about Irene please click here.
Rowena’s life has been transformed by the practice of yoga. Being certified to teach yoga in 2010, she has never looked back since then. She is not only keen to share with all mothers-to-be and new mothers on the benefits of yoga, but also to everyone she meets.
Rowena’s classes are energetic, fun and safe. She sees each class as an opportunity for her to share the beautiful benefits of yoga, regardless of age, gender and size. With a special interest in yoga therapy and healing, Rowena sees herself as a facilitator in class. Tapping into the science of yoga, her classes emphasise on awareness and physical alignment that will help to improve overall health. To read more about Rowena please click here.
Amy’s yoga journey started when she was living in Melbourne. She had spent years running, cycling and weight training and had developed very tight muscles. Amy was also having a lot of trouble sleeping because she couldn’t switch her mind off at the end of the day. She began practicing Ashtanga Vinyasa with yogi Robert Byrne, his all rounded classes helped Amy start to unwind body and mind.
Now an ardent yoga practitioner, Amy has taken her love of yoga to the next level. Discover what Amy gets out of yoga by attending one of her classes: Beginner classes are alignment focussed whilst you will never quite know where she will take you in her other classes! To read more about Amy please click here.
Ling Feng, after completing his FIC (Fitness Instructor Course) with SSC (Singapore Sports Council), Ling Feng decided to try out Pilates after hearing friends talk about how good it is for the back. Right from the first session, he realised that it is not only an exercise regime, but the beginning of a journey into understanding the human body and how to work and use it more efficiently.
He then enrolled into the Ron Fletcher Program of Studies, learning the basics from breathing to standing. Moving and working the body so that the body is stretched and toned, leading to more flexibility and better posture. To read more about Ling Feng please click here.
Over time her practice evolved and she enrolled in a 200 hour teacher training in 2006. A few years later she underwent another teacher training course, this time the 500-hour course run by COMO Shambhala in Singapore (where Kate and Germin trained).
Having had her share of injuries, Paulina has used yoga in its many forms to aid healing and health. She has a deep understanding of how yoga can rehabilitate and strengthen the body. Paulina believes in teaching practitioners to listen to their bodies, understand the effect each asana has on the body and appreciate the many benefits of holding poses for longer. To find out more about Paulina, please click here.
Clayton began his yoga practice in 2007 and discovered a profound change in his mental, emotional and physical state. Clayton believes that the systematic use of yoga is hugely beneficial in the prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of specific health ailments. Driven by the passion to bring such benefits to others, he became a certified yoga instructor and continues to study yoga therapy courses.
To read more about Clayton, please click here.
After graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of North Florida, Ashley intend to continue her studies and pursue a PhD in the field. Her path however led her to yoga which was the start of an incredible journey!
Ashley has a love of Vinyasa and teaches with a blend of knowledge and experience in a clear, dynamic and generous manner. She practices and teaches with an open heart and open mind which brings her, and allows her to share that joy with others. To find out more about Ashley, please click here.