uma spender, Yoga
Total years in practice: 3
Uma is a core Teacher on both the 200 hour (foundation) & 300 hour (advanced) Teacher Training Programs at Gertrude st Yoga Studio in Melbourne.
For over a decade Uma has been passionately sharing the path of Yoga. Her depth of compassionate understanding, coupled with her knowledge of Philosophy & Mythology make her unique approach to teaching both deeply joyful and transnational. Through playful sequencing and a colorful variety of Yoga styles, she skillfully translates the ancient to the modern.
“Uma” is one of the names given to the Goddess Pavarotti (the feminine aspect of Shiva), who is celebrated widely as the deity of the integration of motherhood & Spirituality - the essence of the non-dual path of Yoga. Partitive shows us that we can both nurture others and ourselves; that staying true to the path of Yoga does not have to exclude you from a life of rich connection and intimacy