Lisa Pollard 


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

Yoga Mentor - Yoga Australia

Senior Meditation Teacher - Meditation Association of Australia

ATMA Practitioner,au

Endorsed by the Gawler Foundation

Associate of Openground, MBSR Teacher

Relax & Renew Trainer


NIB Provider No - 10169375

Lisa now has a new free App - Lisa Pollard Yoga - Free guided mindfulness recordings

Insight Timer, SoundCloud, Aura, - Return to Center


Lisa Pollard is a  trained Yoga & meditation Teacher with more than 32 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.