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WELCOME TO SHAKES YOGA
Shake Up Your Yoga
Experience the transformational powers of yoga and meditation with Shakes Yoga. Benefit from the years of experience, teacher and instructor, Donald Shakes has gained over his 17 year career. Join this beautiful journey that will expand your mind, increase your vitality and keep your heart happy.
We look forward to meeting you and welcoming you to the Shakes Yoga family. Namaste
ABOUT DONALD SHAKES
Donald’s awakening into the world of yoga began in 2003 when he started the study of Transcendental Meditation under the late Carol Maher. During this time Donald also dabbled in Reiki and Tibetan singing bowl healing.
Next came the physical practice, beginning with Bikram before journeying into Hatha Yoga, Iyengar, Ashtanga, Vinyasa, Restorative and Yin Yoga. It was during these early Bikram days that Donald accidentally went to the wrong class at his local studio in Surry Hills, NSW and entered a Power Vinyasa Yoga class – this is where he had his “This is it” moment, and he hasn’t looked back since!
Donald has completed over 2000-hours of teacher training courses, along with assisting teacher training modules, alignment workshops, and anatomy courses. He then went on to found Shakes Yoga in 2009. His life experiences led him in his search to help others become empowered through their bodies using Yoga, Meditation and the healing sound of Tibetan Singing Bowls.
“I teach yoga because I have witnessed its transformational power in myself and in others. I encourage a deep connection to nature, community and the true teacher within. On and off the mat.”
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"Donalds classes always helps me realign and centre myself with my place in my life whatever day I'm having. You can't not be present in this class. Always pushes you to the next level - thanks so much Donald for so many healing experiences!"
— Skye Theodorou