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We are here to help you on your yoga journey, where you can experience the endless benefits that yoga offers the body and the mind.

At Kindred Warrior the focus is not on how you look, it’s about how you feel. We want you to come because you enjoy it, because you want to be pain-free, strong, confident and capable.

Our classes include Yin, Calm Flow, Vitalising Flow, Meditation and more. We provide everything you need so you can travel light – free herbal tea, props and mats – just bring yourself.

Our team of experienced, caring, and dedicated instructors encourage you to take an individual approach to your yoga practice.

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Zoe – Founder of Kindred Warrior

Kindred Warrior was born from a desire to bring wellness and a sense of belonging to the community. Responding to a gap in the market, Zoe launched Kindred Warrior in September 2019.

Her vision is to create a space for kindred souls to come together and experience the benefits of yoga.

Zoe is devoted to assisting students to explore and develop their practice. She brings a calming presence to her teaching, presenting ways to expand beyond our perceived limitations. She is well versed at helping students who are initially grappling with a pose by offering them a variety of options, whether it be alignment focussed cues, props or a modification. Zoe encourages students to remain non-judgemental to their experience, accepting it for what it is.

Zoe is passionate about spreading the word that Yoga is not  Exercise but Innercise  - a practice of strengthening the connection to Self.  She is also passionate about the Neuroscience of Yoga and using it for nervous system resilience.

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Estelle

Estelle teaches from a place of love and compassion. She sees the practice of yoga as a therapy for the mind and soul and considers herself very fortunate to share her yoga experiences with others.

She enjoys supporting students along their respective journeys and believes a yoga practice helps us understand the connection\ disconnection between mind and body.

Her Vinyasa style classes encourage students to dive into the self-transformation that yoga provides. With unique and fluid sequencing she encourages you to switch off your auto-pilot and practice in a more mindful and present way.

Estelle first discovered the power of yoga whilst studying at Uni in 2002. Based in Johannesburg, South Africa, she got to know many yoga styles and was always eager to learn more about the practice.

 In 2016, Estelle moved to Melbourne attending as many classes and workshops as she could find. It was in an anatomy based workshop where Estelle experienced a sense of home and community that inspired her to follow the path of teaching yoga.

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Marjon yoga teacher

Marjon

Yoga has been a guiding light in Marjon's life for the past decade. It's shaped big life decisions such as moving from the US, traveling abroad, and migrating to Melbourne in 2015. She has participated in foundational and advanced teacher training courses in Asia & Australia -- all of which have cultivated her deep desire and passion to study, practice, and teach Yoga today. She continues to pursue further Yoga studies to stay inspired, grounded, and informed as a Yoga instructor.

Marjon loves spending time in nature -- living in the Dandenong Ranges with her partner Sam and their puppy Naga. In her free time, she loves reading, cooking, traveling, gardening, and being inspired by the beauty of Mother Nature. Her family all remain overseas, but Marjon keeps in touch and looks forward to hosting them here for a holiday one day soon!

 

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Jake

I started practising yoga 8 years ago to complement my Meditation practice, and have found that Yoga has not only deepened my Meditation practice but also improved my wellbeing and overall health. I’m passionate about the mental and physical benefits of Yoga, and how it can help us to connect with ourselves and others in a more meaningful way. I like to teach classes with an emphasis on present moment awareness and calming the mind. Apart from Yoga and Meditation, I like to play music, I mainly play guitar and bass guitar. I also love hiking out in nature, which I find to be very calming and grounding.

Isabel

Isabel began a regular yoga practice around 3 years ago, from this she quickly developed a deep connection and sense of grounding with the many aspects of yoga. After a long lockdown and feeling stuck in the day to day, she went on the complete her Yoga Teacher Training in 2021 and knew she had found her passion. 

Isabel is eager to share the powerful practice of yoga, breath and meditation with her students. Her classes are energising and supportive, where students can feel present in their body and mind each time they step on the mat. Isabel is currently training to become a qualified breathwork, meditation, kriya and mantra teacher. She is looking forward to weaving these powerful practices into her classes. 

When she’s not teaching, Isabel enjoys moving her body doing her own yoga practice or going to the gym, getting out in nature, reading, cooking, gardening and is learning how to knit. 

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Jesslyn

Jesslyn is a passionate and experienced Yoga & Pilates Teacher, for the past 2 decades she has been working in the health and wellbeing industry, studying under an array of teachers giving her the skills to share her knowledge, experience and insights. She has taught a global community of students from all walks of life from ashrams in Nepal, surf camps in Morocco and retreat centres in Thailand.
She has a multitude of Yoga Teacher Training courses under her belt from different lineages and styles, everything from Kid’s, Pre/Postnatal and Senior's Yoga plus everything in between. Jesslyn has fully immersed herself in the yogic lifestyle and endeavors to bring these elements into her classes to share with her students.
Aside from teaching, her other passion is facilitating holistic workshops and retreats which has given her the opportunity to inspire and guide her students on their journey in life by helping them to connect with their body, mind and spirit. Sharing her gifts has brought Jesslyn the greatest joy as it truly is her passion to be of service in this lifetime.

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