The YogaRuka Studio in Sydney brings up a revolutionary concept in training in an unparalleled setting. More than your standard yoga studio, we are a Focused Movement training space, which means we impart a mindful movement framework that incorporates but is not limited to: traditional and modern styles of yoga, functional training, ballistic stretching, Stretch Therapy™ (PNF ), elements of tai chi, Japanese yoga, dance, barre, HIIT. Through the years we have found this combination often produces better results for people living the modern Western lifestyle than standard vinyasa or yin sequencing, or even than the more scientifically established methods such as Pilates or Gyrokinesis. The purpose is not to simply make shapes with one’s body, rather to acquire long term strength, endurance and flexibility, and recover or enhance one’s overall fitness and mental balance.
Our sanctuary is the first studio to date in Australia to be fully ecological and sweatshop free. We aspire to have the smallest possible environmental and ethical footprint so, from the natural rubber mats to the organic cotton bolsters and straps, to rice husk bricks, to the resin used for the restoration of the flooring, everything has been done to honour the health of you and of the Earth.
Last but not least, it is Australia’s first full-time yoga shala in an old church. The building itself was established in 1942 as a hospital for WW2 soldiers returning from the front, later repurposed as a children’s hospital, then 7th Day Adventist House of Prayer until transformed for present use. It is an absolute architectural treasure and it’ll be sure to exude that distinctive atmosphere which will empower you to take your practice to the next level.
289 Lyons Road, Russell Lea, 2046, NSW, Australia
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289 Lyons Road, Russell Lea, 2046, NSW
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YogaRuka Studio; Soulful Fitness; Mother Nurture Yoga; All Sorts Fitness; PCYC Balmain