B Ed, Cert IV Yoga Teacher Training, Cert IV Fine Arts
Registered MBSR Teacher - Mindfulness Training Institute - Australia & New Zealand
Senior Teacher /Level 3 Member, Yoga Australia, Provider Number 3352
Senior Meditation Teacher - Meditation Association of Australia
ATMA Practitioner www.meditationaustralia.org,au
Endorsed by the Gawler Foundation www.gawler.org
Associate of Openground, MBSR Teacher www.openground.com.au
Relax & Renew Trainer www.restorativeyogateachers.com
NIB Provider No - 10169375
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Lisa Pollard is a trained Yoga & meditation Teacher with more than 31 years of self-practice and teaching experience, in educational, corporate, medical and organisational settings. She has been facilitating 8-week mindfulness-based interventions since 2007, including MBSR, MB-Stillness Meditation and MB-Restorative Yoga. Lisa has been teaching Yoga in the Hunter Region since 2004. Lisa feels Yoga is an embodied organic practice that which explores the interconnectedness of movement and stillness, in the spirit of self-care. Her openhearted approach to teaching creates a warm inviting space to discover the joys of these mind-body practices.
Lisa is particularly interested in effects of restorative yoga and its application in supporting wellness and reducing stress and anxiety. She teaches weekly yoga and meditation classes and has a private practice working therapeutically with adults and couples. This work includes 8-week interventions, individual self-practice, yoga mentoring and consulting. Lisa has trained in the applications of mindfulness meditation in clinical settings, including MiCBT and Advanced training in ACT. Lisa has co-facilitated various Yoga & Mindfulness Retreats in and around the Newcastle area and overseas.
Lisa has completed extensive training in Yoga, meditation & mindfulness and is extremely grateful for many wise teachers from various traditions that have nourished her life. She enjoys sharing these teachings with the community and is passionate about finding a balance between being & doing .
Lisa is also a visual artist, who has been exhibiting her paintings since 2000, she loves photography, travel and surfing. Lisa has two young children and enjoys living in the community of Newcastle.