Ashtanga and General Hatha Yoga

July 6, 2011


We are dedicated to teaching the art of Ashtanga yoga. Classes are available in traditional Mysore practice and led classes also in complimentary Hatha yoga classes, meditation sessions and more.

We’re based down the delightful Lovegrove Lane, off Grey St in the heart of Hamilton East village. Our yoga centre houses a Massage and Therapies Room and the rustic and charming HEARTH Organic Eatery.

On this Home page you’ll find updates, announcements and general news.

Beginners may come to most classes, but please make contact first to confirm suitability. The nextAshtanga Beginners course starts here.

If you’d like to book a massage or Osteopathic treatment or massage therapist go directly to this post.

Namaste and welcome.


February 9, 2018

Pregnancy Yoga

We are delighted to announce there will be a regular Pregnancy Yoga class at Sun Salute. Introducing yoga teacher and therapist Indigo Simblett.

Indigo has been a member of Sun Salute Yoga community since 2013. Inspired by how much the yoga helped her personally and professionally, she decided to learn how to teach yoga, and specialised in the areas of fertility, pregnancy, children, teens and yoga therapy. Already a trained trauma therapist and with an interest in energy healing and meditation, Indigo is passionate about making yoga accessible for every body no matter what shape, size, background, health need or age! She is especially keen to support women in pregnancy to develop beautiful mind-body-baby-heart based connections using movement, education, meditation and laughter.

Starting May 2nd:

5:30 – 7:00pm
$20 per class
**special price $140 for 10 class card (3 month expiry)

bookings are essential. Please email Katie

January 17, 2018

3 day early morning practice

Be challenged to get up early and practice daily! A great way to start the day and to trial the possibility of developing an early morning routine of yoga practice.

6:30 – 7:30am
Tuesday, ThursdayandFriday
(once per 6 weeks, see dates below)

or pay
$80 (gives you a further 3 weeks of unlimited attendance)
Bookings essential: katie

Daily sun salutes, stretches and asanas in the tradition of Ashtanga yoga. Daily themed meditation and short rest to finish. Suitable for beginners, though all welcome. Guided class.

Next sessions available 2018:

March 5th – 9th
April 23rd – 27th
June 18th -22nd
… more dates to come

January 17, 2018

Intro to Ashtanga Course 2018

Be taught the fundamentals of this beautiful self-practice yoga over 2 days. Learn the importance of Ujaii breathing, steady eye gaze (dristhi) and flowing steady movement (Vinyasa). Ashtanga is a physically dynamic format and can be challenging, but the benefits of releasing tension and learning to breathe freely and deeplyare great. In this two class course you’ll learn the sun salutes and some of the first standing poses as well has gain some insight into the philosophy of yoga and to developing a personal practice.

Weekends available 2018:

February 3rd & 4th
March 3rd & 4th
April 7th & 8th
May 5th & 6th
June 16th and 17th
… + more dates to come.

Saturday 12:30 – 2:30pm
Sunday 12:30 – 2:30pm

Bookings essential.
$60 (includes the two classes and a choice of classes to get started within the 10 days that follow)

January 13, 2018

Hello 2018

Happy New Year and welcome back to a new yoga year everyone!

Seems things slowly get back on track in Hamilton over January, but as each day passes I get more and more enquires as to when Sun Salute starting again! So let’s get to it.

There’s an pportunity to a 5 day early morning Ashtanga challenge next week, read on. This year a pregnancy yoga class commences with Indigo Simblett. There will be a 5 week block starting in February, please stay tuned.

It’ll be lovely to see you all again.

Regulartimetabled classes commence Monday January 15 with the evening classes. The10:15am Hatha won’t start till the following week (January 22), nor will then Tuesday and Thursday 12:05 – 12:55pm Ashtanga sessions start until that week.
These classes start a little later too:
Kids classes – start late February
Mums n Bubs class – start February
Monday January 22Hearth opens with our fabulous smoothies, cold press juices, organic produce and salads.
Short sessions to get those good healthy living resolutions off to a good start.
6:30 – 7:30am
Monday to Friday
15 – 19 January
(w option to pay $120 for whole month of classes from 15 Jan)
Bookings essential
Daily sun salutes, stretches and asanas in the tradition of Ashtanga yoga. Meditation practice and short rest to finish. A guided class suitable for beginners, though all welcome.
Gong Bath Concert
with Maureen Mckain
Sunday Feb 11