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    Yoga Teapot's mission is

    to empower people to live more embodied, sustainable, ethical & joyful lives

    through yogic, somatic & creative practices.

     

     

     

  • "It is through your body that you realise you are a spark of divinity.''
    - BKS Iyengar
  • Yoga Teapot's therapeutic brew

     

    Jaye's teaching is a synthesis of her many years of training & experience in

    contemporary dance, dance/movement therapy, meditation therapy, yoga,

    embodied anatomy, somatic movement, contemplative arts & deep ecology.

     

    The therapeutic emphasis of Jaye's teaching offers students an opportunity for

    supported somatic self-inquiry & embodied transformation.

     

    Jaye's practice is infused with sensitivity, creativity, compassion & humour.

  • Sundays 1:30 - 4:30pm

    March 3 | April 7 | June 2 | July 7 | Sept 8 | Oct 6 | Nov 24

     

    BOOKINGS

    www.trybooking.com/ZYJU

     

    DEEP REST offers a deeply embodied experience that is profoundly transformative. Slow down, tune in & receive support to access deeply nourishing rest that restores balance to your body-mind & re-awakens

    organic vitality.

     

    DEEP REST workshops include Jaye’s signature combination of

    Restorative Yoga & Somatic Meditation plus soothing Somatic Sound

    & the hands on support of Somatic Bodywork.

    Saturdays 2 - 4pm

    March 23 | May 25 | June 29 | Aug 24 | Sept 21 | Dec 7

     

    BOOKINGS

    www.trybooking.com/ZYML

     

    What if movement & rest weren’t opposite ends of a spectrum?
    What if you could move into rest & rest into movement?

    What if you could restore your body's ease & fluidity in moving through life?

     

    MOVING REST offers a gentle Somatic Movement Meditation practice that is restorative & generative, accessible & adaptable. Explore moving & resting with the support of Somatic Bodywork & be guided to discover the blissfully restorative experience of resting in motion.

  • Restorative Yoga

    Restorative Yoga classes

    Fridays 4:30 - 6pm

    at Kundalini House

     

    A weekly class of Jaye's signature combination of Restorative Yoga & Somatic Meditation.

     

    kundalinihouse.com.au/yoga-timetable

     

    Restorative Yoga is a practice dedicated to constructive rest & mindful embodiment. It is a deeply nourishing, gentle & transformative yoga practice. Jaye's somatic approach offers a therapeutic embodied experience that is both nurturing & educational.

     

    Somatic Meditation is a practice of direct sensory engagement with the anatomical systems of the body. It facilitates deep release into the restorative asana & restores the body's ability to self-regulate. Students are guided to develop key somatic skills that enable rest to become restorative.

     

    Jaye encourages compassionate self-inquiry & self-care. Individual adjustments & customised variations are offered ensure that the practice meets & supports every body in the room.

     

     

    This class is open to all levels.

    This practice is accessible to people with ME/CFS & similar conditions.

  • Weekend Restorative Yoga Retreats

    at Clearview Retreat

    www.clearviewretreat.org.au

    Nourish the Heart

    May 10-12, 2019

    When you nourish your heart, you nourish your whole being!

     

    Join Jaye Hayes for a nourishng & inspiring weekend of heart-centred Restorative Yoga practice at Clearview Retreat (just 90mins from Melbourne).

     

    Restorative Yoga nourishes both the physical & metaphysical aspects of the heart to restore organ tone & recover the wisdom of loving-kindness.

     

    Jaye incorporates Somatic Meditation into her yoga teaching to activate the processes that enable 'rest' to become 'restorative'. Mindfully attending to the heart supports us in moving towards more compassionate, courageous & sustainable ways of living & being.

     

    At this weekend retreat you will explore the embodied anatomy & consciousness of your own heart through restorative yoga, somatic meditation, bodywork, writing & drawing.

     

    You will also be nourished by nature walks in the Tallarook Forest, wholesome vegetarian food & heart-expanding views out across the eastern ranges.

     

    This retreat is suitable for people with some yoga experience. All levels welcome.

     

    NOURISH THE HEART
    Friday May 10, 7pm - Sunday May 12, 4pm

     

    CLEARVIEW RETREAT
    King Parrot Valley, Victoria
    www.clearviewretreat.org.au

     

    BOOKINGS
    Jocelyn at Clearview Retreat
    diversity@diversity.org.au
    03 5797 0229

     

    Jaye respectfully acknowledges the Taungurung people of central Victoria.

    Rest, Release, Receive

    Nov 8-10, 2019

    When you yeild your body to the earth's embrace, rest becomes restorative.

     

    Join Jaye Hayes for a nurturing weekend of Restorative Yoga practice at Clearview Retreat (just 90mins from Melbourne).

     

    Restorative Yoga is a gentle practice that supports you to soften & release habitual patterns of tension & receive nourishment from the breath.

     

    Jaye incorporates Somatic Meditation into her teaching to activate the re-patterning processes that enable 'rest' to become 'restorative'. Mindfully resting the body is a deeply transformative process. Learning the art of constructive rest is essential for mastering the art of sustainable action.

     

    At this weekend retreat you will be guided through the internal landscape of your body to discover the restorative potential that lies within you as you integrate mind, body, breath & earth.

     

    You will also be nourished by nature walks in the Tallarook Forest, wholesome vegetarian food & mind-expanding views out across the eastern ranges.

     

    This retreat is suitable for people with some yoga experience. All levels welcome.

     

    REST, RELEASE, RECEIVE
    Friday Nov 8, 7pm - Sunday Nov 10, 4pm

     

    CLEARVIEW RETREAT
    King Parrot Valley, Victoria
    www.clearviewretreat.org.au

     

    BOOKINGS
    Jocelyn at Clearview Retreat
    diversity@diversity.org.au
    03 5797 0229

     

    Jaye respectfully acknowledges the Taungurung people of central Victoria.

  • Private Sessions

    Restorative Yoga & Somatic Bodywork.

    At the studio or in your home.

  • Jaye Hayes

    embodied thinker. creative facilitator. slow motion somanaut.

    Jaye Hayes is a dance artist, writer, researcher, educator & creative facilitator with 25+ years experience in yoga, movement, meditation & contemplative arts. Her training includes Contemporary Dance, Dance-Movement Therapy & Iyengar Yoga. She is currently pursuing Body-Mind Centering® certification & Masters in Arts Therapy.

     

    Jaye is a chronic illness warrior living with ME/CFS & has dedicated her life to somatic practice/research & the pursuit of embodied knowledge. She is passionate about supporting others by sharing yogic, somatic & creative practices for cultivating a mindfully embodied life.

  • Projects

    Deep Rest book

    Jaye is writing a book about her somatic approach to Restorative Yoga.

    More about this project www.patreon.com/jayehayes

    Body-Mind Centering® Certification

    Jaye is pursuing certification as BMC Somatic Movement Educator.

    More about this project www.gofundme.com/jayehayes

  • What the students say....

    "Jaye is a wonderful teacher and healer who I will be grateful for having encountered for the rest of my life. She is incredibly wise and a gentle compassionate guide to greater self-knowledge and health."

    - Restorative Yoga student

    "Jaye is an inspiring teacher who is able to adapt her teaching to each individual's needs... Her teaching style feels very authentic, from the heart."

    - Restorative Yoga student

    "like an 'expanded form' of Yoga that incorporates Body Science" -

    - Restorative Yoga student

    "Jaye's thorough approach, skill and technique inspired deep muscle, body and mind relaxation which I normally find extremely hard to do."

    - Restorative Yoga student

    "Gentle, with nuanced, insightful individual attention. Jaye creates a lovely environment that is a joy to be a part of."

    - Restorative Yoga student

    "Profound and sublime!"

    - Restorative Yoga student

  • Contact Jaye

    Kundalini House,
    391 St Georges Rd, Nth Fitzroy VIC 3070
    0422 995 208
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  • Giving Back

    Jaye supports the following organizations

    Bob Brown Foundation

    Our Hope For Health

    Asylum Seeker Resource Centre

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