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About Us

Our goal is your Wellbeing. Our mission is to help you to keep doing the things you love, injury free, pain free and mindfully.

 

To provide you with a space you can retreat to and away from the pressures and stresses of everyday life and responsibilities and reconnect with yourself, your body and your breath.

 

We are passionate about our Yoga community and we welcome you to our Lifeforce Family. ​

Our Team

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Jules

Founder/Teacher

Wellbeing Yoga, Yin, Hatha, Restorative, LSD, Power, Qi Gong, Pilates, ChiBall, Mindfulness, Meditation 

Ju​les has almost 20 years experience in the fitness and wellness industry and is a fully qualified Yoga teacher, Qi Gong teacher, Pilates instructor, ChiBall instructor, Meditation/Mindfulness coach, personal trainer and facilitator of Local and International Wellbeing Retreats.  She founded Lifeforce Wellbeing on the Sunshine Coast in 2004. 

Jules has a passion for a holistic and balanced approach to health and overall wellbeing and believes that in order to achieve this we need to focus not only on a physical practice but also gentle stretches to prevent injury as well as rest, relaxation and time out to nurture the body, mind and soul through meditation and mindfulness practices. 

She believes that what you are hard on wears out ... not just the physical demands we place on our body but add to this the psychological stress we are under as we try to multi-task, remain contactable 24/7 and feel the constant pressure to achieve and be there for everyone ... this results in a physical response that causes the body to release stress hormones.... ultimately leading to DISease in the body and mind. 

Exercise and mindfulness programs like Yoga, Qi Gong, Pilates and Meditation are all great tools for unwinding, quietening the mind and releasing tension that help to switch off the stress response enabling us to live a more balanced and healthier life. We must first take care of ourselves so that we are better able to take care of others. 

Jules’s Lifeforce Wellbeing Program is all about helping you to find this balance and learn the skills to help navigate your way through life’s challenges so that your life is more fulfilling and enjoyable and you can continue to do the things you love to do, injury free, pain free and as stress free as possible.

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Asha

Teacher

Slow Flow Yoga, Kids Yoga 

Asha's teachings focus on the individual expression of asana, breath guided movements, safe and smooth transitions and encourage an attitude of self-acceptance. Suitable for the beginner through to advanced yogis there are options and modifications for a more subtle or challenging approach.  Asha says "When we hold our asana, fuel it with smooth deep breathing while the mind is focused on the present moment, this is YOGA.  Our practice becomes steady and easeful and we bring this attitude into our daily life.  I believe in oneness.  Every practice of Yoga makes us kinder, stronger and more integrated and loving.  When our vibrations of inner peace and joy spread like a ripple in the ocean of infinity, it benefits the whole world.  Let's practice together". 

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Deborah

Teacher

Yin, VinYin, Hatha, Zen Beach Yoga

We are delighted to welcome Deborah to our Lifeforce Team.  Deborah found yoga over 10 years ago. Yoga and meditation played an important role in her life's journey and her passion is to share the yoga experience, and benefits, with others. Deborah believes that Yoga is for every body, and every age.

 

To deepen her connection, Deborah travelled to India several years ago to embrace and practice yoga. That experience strengthened her commitment to her yoga practice and inspired her to pursue her long held dream of becoming a yoga teacher. 

 

Now yoga is the foundation of Deborah’s life, and it continues to delight and inspire her daily with the gifts it offers the body, mind, and soul.   Deborah is currently teaching a gentle VinYin class (called Mindful Flow) suitable for all levels.  You will enjoy her calming energy and nurturing style of teaching. 

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Clare

Teacher

Mindful Flow Yoga, Zen Beach Yoga 

The lovely Clare has been a dedicated student of Lifeforce Wellbeing for over 11 years and in that time her love for yoga grew, developing into a curiosity and passion to learn more about the philosophy and sacredness of the ancient practice.  She has recently graduated from Yoga Teacher Training with Radiant Light Yoga on the Sunshine Coast.  Her focus is on teaching from the heart with compassion, to assist students in a safe and caring practice where the body can feel a sense of freedom and ease, and the mind becomes clear and focused.  We are so excited to welcome her to the teaching team.  Her naturally kind, gentle and caring nature will bring a beautiful energy to her classes and will leave you feeling peaceful, grounded and nurtured. 

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Ganga

Teacher

Vinyasa, Mindful Flow, Yin, Zen Beach Yoga

Ganga (pronounced GUNGA - the Hindu pronunciation of the mighty Ganges River) is Pete's spiritual name gifted to him by his Dharma Teacher.  Ganga has a deep passion for yoga and a strong drive to share the beauty and benefits of this ancient sacred art. “It is such a joy and blessing to assist practitioners to experience a deeper connection with their physical, mental, emotional and spiritual bodies through the practice of yoga”. With a focus on safe practice and alignment and modifying the pose to suit the student, Ganga's classes combine strength and ease, with smooth transitions, intuitive flows and appropriate challenges to suit the energy of each class. The classes focus on mindfulness, pranayama, movement and stillness to encourage self acceptance, inner peace and a deeper understanding of self. Pete is a committed yogi, meditator, mindfulness practitioner, teacher and friend. He has maintained a regular practice for over ten years and acquired his formal qualification though Radiant Light Yoga. He has studied with Adam Bernstein, Simon Borg-Olivier, Les Levanthal any many other great teachers. He has also completed a course in therapeutic massage and trained as a level 2 Reiki practitioner.