Franks Martin
Teaching Crew

My teaching Style
I love nothing more than to really feel my practice fully in my body – this is reflected in the way that I teach. My classes are often slow and steady yet playful and strong with long holds, dashes of flow and suggestions of empowerment.

Poetry, creativity, honouring our bodies and intuitive, expressive movement are my passions and therefore tiptoe their way into each class, no matter the style.

About Me
Originally from the UK, I studied and worked in Marketing for many years before the penny dropped that yoga was part of my purpose in this lifetime. I found yoga in my mid-twenties after working up the courage to step into a studio for the first time – if I’m honest, all I knew is that I was looking for physical, emotional and mental space in the midst of a chaotic life. It wasn’t until a few of my nearest and dearest suggested I become a yoga teacher that I gave it much thought – the idea both terrified and excited me!

I intuitively booked a 200 hour teacher training with Santosha Institute in Canggu, Bali, arranged my flights and packed my bags with no return ticket. All I knew was that I MIGHT end up in Australia: over 3 years later, Melbourne is now the place I consider home.

The practice of yoga grounds me. It brings me home to myself and my body over and over – for that, I am forever grateful.

Favourite Quote:
“The universe buries strange jewels deep within us all, and then stands back to see if we can find them.” ~ Elizabeth Gilbert, Big Magic

Guilty Pleasure 
ABBA and snacks, tea and writing in bed in the middle of the day