“I am guided by the vision of what I believe Yoga can be in a person’s life, of what it has been in my own life, and the goal of Moksha Yoga is to transform peoples lives through this ancient practice, in order to bring happiness, contentment, peace and fulfilment to all areas of ones own life and then in return, to share these gifts with others. This ancient practice has a place in our modern world, more so now than ever before, and through the experiments of our own Truth, our own practice, these Teachings have the capacity to bring about enormous transformation and change.”

All of the Teachers at Moksha are highly qualified and experienced Yoga Teachers and practitioners who are passionate about Yoga & Health and share their knowledge and appreciation of Yoga in their classes with a unique and individual style.

Moksha Yoga Teachers include

  • Emma Palmer, E-RYT-500
  • Karen Mulholland, Senior YTT Mentor
  • Sharon Hands
  • Naomi Harris, RYT-200
  • Jedda Davis
  • Lanie Tobias, RYT200
  • Rachel Foster, RYT200, RPYT
  • Zoe Houniet, RYT200
  • Amelia Schrader, RYT200
  • Joti Gore, E-RYT-200
  • Erin Docherty, RYT200

RYT200 YTT Lecturers include

  • Emma Palmer, E-RYT-500
  • Karen Mulholland, Senior YY Mentor
  • Joti Gore, E-RYT-200
  • Philippa Street, Yoga Psychology, Philosophy & Ayurveda
  • Elisa Payne, Anatomy/Biomechanics of Movement

Karma Yogis include

  • Pesche Betcher
  • Larissa Duckett

 

Principal Teacher/Director of Studies

Emma Palmer, E-RYT-500 is the Founder, Principal Teacher & Director of Studies at Moksha Yoga, Bentleigh, Victoria. Emma is a recognised E-RYT-500 Yoga Teacher accredited through Yoga Alliance, Level 3, Senior Yoga Teacher, registered through Yoga Australia, is a Member of the International Association of Yoga Therapists and has taught over 4,250 hours of Yoga classes, courses, workshops, master classes and intensives as well as YTT Lectures, encompassing a wide variety of Yoga topics since 2003. She has a Certificate in Yoga Philosophy (200 hours), Diploma of Hatha Yoga Teaching (500 hours), Reiki Degree Levels 1 & 2 and has reached 3rd year in the Bachelor of Health Science Degree (Naturopathy, SSNT).

Emma’s passion for Yoga philosophy began in her early teens and began to explore the practices of Yoga in more detail in 1998 when she first began her practice. Emma has continued to deepen her experience of Yoga whilst undertaking additional studies in both Australia and the United Kingdom. She credits world renowned Teachers including Sharon Gannon & David Life from Jivamukti Yoga as influencing her personal practice as well as her teaching style. Her other influences include the works of Swami Sri Yukteswar, Paramhansa Yogananda and Sri Kriyananda.

Moksha Yoga has received the Yoga Alliance RYS200 Accreditation and opened the Moksha Academy of Yoga in September 2010 offering the Nationally recognised and Internationally Accredited RYT200 Yoga Teacher Training Course. The Moksha Academy offers a thorough, holistic, comprehensive and in-depth YTT Course that honours the ancient practices and traditions of Yoga yet blends these teachings with a modern western focus such as Applied Anatomy and Physiology, Yoga Therapeutics, Energy Anatomy and Yoga Research Studies, imperative in order for these traditions to be delivered to the modern word.

Today, Emma teaches classes that are designed to provide maximum benefit for the mind, body and spirit in an environment that is peaceful and conducive to relaxation. Her classes are a fusion of strong, powerful and energetic asana combined with a deeply spiritual undertone providing a holistic Yoga experience. Moksha Yoga has created a community for students and teachers alike since 2005 and continues to openly share her knowledge, passion and love for Yoga.

“In oneself lies the whole world, and if you know how to look and learn, then the door is there and the key is in your hand. Nobody on earth can give you either the key or the door to open, except yourself”     Krishnamurti

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“When you listen to yourself, everything comes naturally. It comes from inside, like a kind of will to do something. Try to be sensitive. That is yoga.”
-Petri Räisänen