Yoga Classes at ‘The Gift’

A warm welcome to you.

Gerry Hillier offers yoga classes held on their property in Cooran.

Find us here:

The Gift, 234 Arthys Road, Cooran

Yoga Classes

Resuming in February 2024.

Wednesday Yoga

A very gentle yoga class beginning with a cup of tea and philosophy and incorporating meditation, yoga asanas (postures) and gentle stretching, and relaxation. Sometimes we do chair yoga – sometimes standing postures but always the focus is on slow, gentle, mindful movement.

Class commences at 9.30am and finishes at 11.30am.
Payment for class is $30.
This is a small, personal class so please contact before attending.

Tea/coffee and cake are offered on the deck after class ($5 donation).

Thursday Yoga

This class commences at 9am and finishes at 10.45am.

This class is suitable for most students – everyone works to their own level of flexibility.

Commencing with tea and philosophy, this class also incorporates meditation, yoga asanas and relaxation.


Payment casual class $25
Card of ten classes $180

Helpful Hints when attending a Yoga Class

  • Wear loose, comfortable clothing
  • Empty bladder/bowels before practice
  • Allow at least one hour to elapse after a small meal – three hours after a large meal before you begin your routine
  • Breathe through the nose and do not hold breath during postures
  • Remember unfolding, straightening movements are done on inhalation – folding or contracting movements are done on an exhalation
  • Be aware not to force or strain the body. Always move with awareness – slowly and carefully
  • Patience and concentration should be maintained throughout your yoga session
  • No two bodies are the same and nothing about yoga is competitive
  • No two bodies are the same and nothing about yoga is competitive
  • Progress at your own pace – you will learn about your strengths and weaknesses
  • If you are under professional care or are uncertain of the type of exercise you should engage in, check with your physician first
  • Always discuss any health concerns with the teacher before attending class

Yoga is Good for You

Some of the benefits yoga students comment on:

  • Ease of breath and movement
  • Increased energy and stamina
  • Strength and flexibility
  • Ability to relax
  • Lessening of anxiety and other stress related disorders
  • Relief from some chronic conditions
  • Improved sleep
  • Improved mental clarity, focus & concentration
  • Ability to cope with life’s pressures
  • Improved posture
  • A heightened sense of joy, vitality and well being