Liz Ross

Birthplace: Manly (Yippeeee!)

Signature dish? Butter chicken curry

Tea or coffee? Tea (chai)

Fave cafe? Ruby Lane

Cat or dog? Dog

Star sign? Cancer

what quote do you live by? The universe will bring me exactly what I need in this moment.

What style of yoga do you practice? Hatha and Yin

How did you start yoga? Ryoho/Japanese Yoga for 10 years

Can you sum up what yoga gives you? Balance in my body, mind and spirit

First Teacher Training: Qi Health & Yoga in 2015

Favourite Pose? Childs pose

Least fave pose? Head stand

If you could study who would it be and why? TKV Desikachar…His teachings provide the fullness of a yoga experience.

Best in-class blooper? Asking permission to adjust a student, but then causing a huge spontaneous jump (PTSD in action….Oooops)

lululemon or Dharmabums? lulu

Ultimate retreat location? Rishikesh, India

What do you love most about your job? Sharing teh wisdom of yoga

What did you give up to teach yoga? A media career

What have you gained by teaching yoga? Everything

What did you learn from Lockdowns? I always have my yoga

If you could talk to your pre-yoga self, what would you tell her? Always stay open to possibilities

Hobbies outside yoga? Gardening, cooking, bushwalking

How long have you taught at Qi? on and off since 2016

  • Making sense of an unfair life: musings from my mat
  • poem by Mari Andrew In such a connected world we often hear insanely unfair and distressing news all around us. Read More

  • How to make your health and your practice a priority
  • Once we get clear on our values, our priorities shift.
    One of the biggest things I’ve come to understand when people tell me they want to be healthier, happier and start getting into good practices but don’t know how. . .
    Is that it’s all about getting real on your values and priorities.

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  • A big feeling caught me by surprise recently. Within moments of reading an email, my rational mind shut down, my Read More

  • 4 ways mindfulness helps with stress. By Rachel Long
  • Fascinating research by neuroscientist Sara Lazar showed mindfulness meditation practitioners, even after just 8 weeks of practising, had a reduction in amygdala activity