Yogahood Australia Ltd is a non-profit organisation bringing the physical, mental, and emotional benefits of yoga to at-risk and underserved communities in Australia.

ACN: 607 670 208  ABN: 75 607 670 208

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August 13, 2019

Yogahood Australia is on a mission. A mission to spread the benefits of yoga to communities in need. Why? Because we believe that yoga has the power to create meaningful and lasting positive change in the lives of individuals and communities. Science agrees with us. 


July 8, 2019

This blog has been one of my very finest efforts of procrastination. Honestly, if they were giving awards, I would be up for the top prize. Why? Well…I just like to research, plan, draft, re-research, redraft, and then sit on things for a while… Sound familiar? If so,...

June 17, 2019

We know that the benefits of a yoga practice reach far beyond the physical. The emotional, mental and spiritual guidance that many of us gain from this ancient tradition can be life changing. I, myself, constantly remind myself to be grateful for this practice. I am gr...

December 15, 2018

Our long term volunteer and board member, Janaki Somaiya, sat down with Stephanie Cunningham of Yoga Lightness to record a podcast as part of her ongoing series "Changing the Face of Yoga".

Click here to listen to the podcast.

July 18, 2018

Throughout my teacher training last year, I was committed to the idea that more people should have access to yoga. Yoga classes in many studios are not cheap, a

June 5, 2018

Sustainable Service is about giving time and effort to help your community, but not at the expense of your own health, wellbeing or relationships. Sustainable Service means giving to others while still taking time to give to yourself.

April 18, 2018

Four years ago, Nina* walked into my first community class and my heart sank a little. She explained that it had been years since her last yoga class but she remembered how good it made her feel and was looking for the right place to return to it.

“I don’t think yoga st...

December 11, 2017

Let me take you a few steps back to where I’m from, before you gasp for air reading my answer. I grew up in Indonesia, where poverty and wealth live side by side. My great grandparents housed a lot of kids so they could go to school and pursue their education, just bec...

December 7, 2017

Hope, empowerment, self-awareness and self-respect – our yoga practice has offered all of these gifts throughout our biggest life challenges.

But Yogahood Australia‘s mission is to bring these benefits to at-risk and underserved communities by making yoga free and acces...

August 1, 2017

This is an interview with Madeleine La Ferla, Founder and Director of Yogahood Australia. Madeleine found yoga in her late teens at local community center. It helped her deal better with stress and anxiety she experienced due to an eating disorder. “Saying yoga saved m...

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