We have a highly professional and experienced teaching team, all fully qualified and insured, and committed to ongoing learning,
so you can be sure you are in capable hands.

ANNE BAILEY

ANNE BAILEY

Anne is the studio’s founder and director. After completing her Ki yoga teacher training with Jack Marshall at the Zen Renaissance Centre in 2004, she has continued with Okido yoga studies, as well as Meditation, Restorative and Yin yoga practices.  She is also trained in naturopathy, herbalism, homeopathy, reiki, food as medicine, remedial massage & psychosomatic therapy.

She is passionate about building community, and sharing knowledge with others, and in 2012 launched Mosman Village Yoga to bring the Japanese style of yoga to a wider audience, with a full schedule of classes, workshops, retreats and teacher training.

Anne’s classes are accessible for all levels of experience and flexibility, aiming to strengthen weak bodies, relieve stress and restore balance, improve life force and confidence. Classes are of medium intensity and involve some partner stretches, and meditation techniques.

TRACEY MONK

TRACEY MONK

Tracey has been teaching Yoga in the community since 1999.

She trained in Zen Shiatsu massage and Ki Yoga under Jack Marshall. Later furthering her Japanese Yoga studies under Andrzej Gospodarczky. Tracey is a senior Yoga Teacher with Yoga Australia.

The philosophies of Chinese medicine, Zen Buddhism, and Taoism have been the major influences in the lineage of yoga she has chosen to follow and make her own. She also values the Western approach to health care and is a qualified remedial massage therapist.

She believes a fusion of both East and West health care systems can support us in achieving greater health and wellbeing. Tracey is a warm and professional teacher who believes that through self-awareness we can attain a more genuine relationship with ourselves and others. She endeavours to create a space where people can explore their inner world to come up with their own answers to live a better way of life.

PETER MASTERS

PETER MASTERS

Peter is a leading Australian yoga teacher and wellbeing educator. He teaches classes, workshops, retreats, yoga teacher training and takes regular yoga study trips to Japan. He did his early training in Japan with the late legendary zen master, Masahiro Oki. His classes are a great combination of yoga asana, meridian work, self-massage, strengthening and purification exercises to nourish body and mind. He also offers Zen Shiatsu treatments at MVY.

BEC FISH

BEC FISH

In 2004 Bec began teaching Ki Yoga after graduating from the Zen Renaissance Healing Centre. Since then she has taught at gyms, in corporations, Children’s and Prenatal Yoga & has her own yoga and shiatsu therapy business in Freshwater, called Sotai Yoga.
Bec is passionate about her students reaching optimum health and really enjoys hearing about their progress through their regular yoga practice. Her morning classes are dynamic, medium intensity and will leave you feeling energised and upbeat.
She also runs the Kids yoga program on Tuesday afternoons, helping younger ones to be relaxed, creative, and focused.
MELISSA CHIVERS

MELISSA CHIVERS

Melissa first started studying Pilates in 2012 completing her matwork certification then continuing on to study reformer and studio/ rehabilitation Pilates while also at University studying Human Medical Sciences. She completed her BarreBody training in 2013. Melissa has continually engaged in ongoing education with her Pilates and Barre teaching.

She is now completing her Bachelor of Traditional Chinese Medicine with a special focus in women’s health, musculosketal conditions and pain. Melissa teaches her classes true to the principles of Pilates, through a unique lens. She has experience with a broad group of populations and experiences, all levels of experience welcome!

LATIECHA HENMAN

LATIECHA HENMAN

‘Tiech’ as she is affectionately known, has a deep love of Yin yoga; for the connection and nourishment it provides the body, heart and mind. With a fast-paced corporate lifestyle she discovered that Yin provided stillness and restoration.

Inspired to share this practice with others, she trained as an Okido yoga teacher with Peter Masters during 2014-15 and most recently as a Yin yoga teacher with Sarah Powers in Thailand.

LISA KAVANAGH

LISA KAVANAGH

Lisa completed her Ki Yoga Teacher Training with Jack Marshall at the Zen Renaissance Healing Centre in Bondi Junction in 2007.

She has taught weekly adult classes at the local Steiner School in Castlecrag where her four young sons attended.

In 2010 she expanded her family having her fifth son and her first homebirth- of which she says she wouldn’t have the strength and confidence in her body to do so without having completed her yoga studies and practice. In 2012 she had another successful very quick homebirth and had her first daughter, completing her family. She is a busy mum and stays sane by doing her own consistent practice, often seen on the mat at Mosman Village Yoga. Lisa joins the team on our covers roster and her classes are suitable for beginners through to advanced.

ANN MACARTHUR

ANN MACARTHUR

Ann sees yoga as a joyful path of transformation. Hooked on Japanese style yoga since her first class fifteen years ago, she jumped at the chance to do the inaugural Yoga Life Training at Mosman Village Yoga becoming a qualified teacher in 2013.

Ann has deep roots in Japanese culture through study, career and family. Having earned a black belt in karate and attained proficiency in the tea ceremony she went on to work in Asian art at the Art Gallery of New South Wales.

Through the healing practice and mindful movement of yoga Ann gains the resilience and vitality to meet life’s challenges. She enjoys sharing this nourishing tradition with students and also loves her role as resident interpreter for visiting Japanese yoga teachers.