Keep your body moving, stretching and strong with Hatha Yoga, a classical style of yoga, suitable for all levels of experience.
Learn breathing techniques to develop lung capacity, balance the nervous system and improve mental focus.
Classes finish with the deep relaxation of Yoga Nidra leaving you feeling calm and relaxed.
“After just one term of Tuesday yoga, my back pain is so much better and I feel stronger and more energetic.” Danielle
Mindfulness helps you live a more happy and balanced life. As you develop your ability to pay attention, drawing the mind back from ruminating over the past, or worrying about the future, you find a deep natural peace here in the present moment.
Mindfulness Meditation positively impacts and heals every part of life – physical, mental, emotional and spiritual.
"Through mindfulness practice my anxiety levels have vastly improved. I am less critical of myself and better able to respond to stressful situations." Vicki
Yoga for Healing Support draws on the 7 Essential Elements as taught at the Gawler Cancer Foundation and are the corner stone of good health not just for the body, but for the mind, emotions and spirit as well.
These 7 Essential Elements have enriched my own life in my years post-cancer and have helped me navigate my way back to good health and a more meaningful life.
"A relaxing, worthwhile course for those interested in well-being after cancer. It was great to do activities as a group and to hear a little of everyone’s story." Margaret
Music adds an extra dimension to the experience of going within. Music quite literally softens and opens the heart.
Melissa leads specific music classes including Kirtan Workshops, Dances of Universal Peace, and the Belleplates.
She also leads the Om Choir which rehearses each week on Thursday evenings.
"A nurturing environment where peace, community and an inspired musical workshop have gifted me with a cup overflowing to take home and share." Gina
Melissa is a Yoga, Meditation & Music teacher with a particular interest in the use of meditation as a cornerstone for healing.
She studied Mindfulness Meditation at the Gawler Cancer Foundation in Victoria and founded Mountain Mindfulness in 2020. She currently teaches in the Hobart area.
Melissa is available for speaking engagements, yoga and/or mindfulness sessions in the workplace and one-on-one consultations in person & via zoom.
"Melissa is a teacher that speaks from the heart with compassion and understanding." Sigrun
Mountain Mindfulness acknowledges with deep respect, the traditional owners of this land, the Palawa people. We pay our respects to elders past and present and to the many Aboriginal people that did not make elder status and to the Tasmanian Aboriginal community that continue to care for Country.