Liz Bennett is founder of Balanced Practice Yoga (formerly Yoga Essentia). Liz is passionate about teaching yoga to help alleviate the symptoms of injuries and chronic illnesses. 

Bachelor of Applied Science in Physiotherapy, APAM, Senior Teacher Yoga Australia
Bringing together studies in eastern medicine and modern science, her classes are guided by her ability to apply an anatomical focus to the practice of yoga in an accessible and relevant way.

Having started practising yoga in her teens, Liz began training with Simon Borg Oliver and Bianca Machliss before she finished her physiotherapy degree in 1999. Liz completed a three year yoga teaching apprenticeship with Yoga Synergy in 2006. She undertook a further 500 hours of teacher training at the Yoga Institute, where she delivered Leslie Kaminoff’s Yoga Anatomy course for several years. A yoga teacher trainer since 2007, Liz has delivered her experiential Yoga Anatomy Lab sessions to many hundreds of yoga teachers around Australia. Liz presented on “Yoga and Back pain” at the 2016 Australian Yoga Therapy Conference. She is a Senior Anatomy Teacher for Rainbow Yoga.

A Vipassana practitioner, and initiate of Vedic meditation, with Certificates in Shiatsu and Acupuncture and 1000 hours of Yoga Therapy studies with Svastha Yoga, Liz offers Balanced Practice Yoga Teacher Trainings with Amelia Disspain and wonderful yoga retreats in beautiful places across the world.

Liz teaches Balanced Practice Flow and Yoga Therapy classes

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