who we are

The vision for Modern Movement is yoga with purpose. Ask why, and let that curiosity inspire your movement, your breath and your potential.  We create an experience that offers more than just a good sweat (though you’ll definitely get that!) and moves deeper than just the physical body. It’s steeped in ancient wisdom, tradition and deep connection. But it doesn’t stop there; it’s an evolution from the roots of yoga into the modern world of functional movement, psychology, and anatomical biomechanics. We blend the best of where we’ve been, with the intelligence and potential of where we’re going. That’s why we offer more than just traditional yoga.

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september 17th – december 2021


Our part time course takes place over 5 long weekends with a 5 day Byron Retreat Immersion fully included. Our teaching vision is to create leaders who master their daily living through deep understanding of their own psychology, subtle energies and physical healing. Our expert team come with mastery from all over the globe to create a learning environment that makes even the most complex of topics become personal, relevant and easy to access no matter who you are or how much experience you have. 

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“Meditation is to be aware of every thought and “Meditation is to be aware of every thought and feeling, to never say that it is right or wrong, but just to watch it and move with it. In that watching you begin to understand the whole movement of thought and feeling. And out of this awareness comes silence” - Jiddu Krishnamurti
Many of us have spent much of our adult lives tryi Many of us have spent much of our adult lives trying to figure out the things we wish we had learned from our mothers... and seeking all the wisdom that seems to have been lost about womanhood. 
The information is hard to find; so we sat down and created a course to re-learn womanhood from top to bottom. This training isn’t just for yoga teachers; it’s for yoni owners of all ages and all stages. 

80 hour training divided into 2 parts

Part 1: 
30 hours 
Women’s Health
August 9-11
Cycles, fertility, hormones, sacred rites of passage, anatomy + self care according to Ayurveda, Chinese Medicine shamanism and cutting edge science. You can join us for part 1 if you want to reclaim your cycle, your balance and get your body back on track.

Part 2 : 
50 hours 
August 12-15
Pre/Post Natal Yoga Teacher Training  Asana, pranayama, modifications, anatomy, sequencing, birth, labour and postnatal deep dive. Join us for part 2 if you want to teach, specialise or better understand pre/post natal yoga and the world of womanhood beyond birth.

Join us for both part 1 and part 2 for the full immersion and 80hours with Yoga Alliance held by senior facilitators Mel and Tianjin 

All the details online through our bio; or request a course prospectus from: trainings@modernmovement.com.au
Full Moon. Blood Moon. Total Lunar Eclipse in Sagi Full Moon. Blood Moon. Total Lunar Eclipse in Sagittarius
9:15  t o n i g h t

Calling all fellow moon lovers:
Set an alarm for about 9pm tonight to go outside and look up. This evening we are blessed with not only a full moon, but a total lunar eclipse (1st one since 2018) a blood moon and a super moon.

A lunar eclipse occurs when the Moon is directly opposite the Sun (full Moon), but it doesn't happen every full moon. An eclipse only happens when the Moon's orbit is aligned so it passes through  Earth's shadow. This full moon (and eclipse) also happens to fall 9 hours after the Moon has reached its closest point to Earth, so it is also a supermoon, making it appear much larger than normal.

They say the celestial veil is thin around eclipses creating portals to receive downloads from worlds unseen and call formless into form here in our waking lives. This is an opportunity for growth, calling in, letting go, surrender and releasing challenges which have recently risen to the surface.

Embrace this moon in Sagittarius with a ritual: 

1. Sit down under the moon inside or outside and create a sacred space by lighting a candle or incense or simply drawing a circle on the earth around with your finger. Imagine yourself in a bubble of white light, filled with the moons luminous glow and unconditional love, clear of all else. 

2. Let breath wash over you & recite the following: 
“As I open this sacred space, I call my grandmother moon and grandfather sky. I call my guides, my ancestors, angels & the wisdom of this land to guide me to my highest path. I ask for guidance, I ask for peace, I ask for this next chapter to bring me release."

3. Sit in stillness & feel yourself supported by all those you have called in to hold you. Visualise all that you are ready to release as you gaze into your candle and watch it burn away. Gaze softly without blinking until your eyes water & you feel the weight of the past leaving you & passing into the flame. Stay open to insight and inspiration as your guides direct you into what actions you need to take next.

4. Close sacred space, place hands over heart & say: 
"Thank you, I release you, I love you, all is well"

📷 @hheininge
New Course Online: The Handstand Fundamentals Seri New Course Online:
The Handstand Fundamentals Series
With Dan Barley

Handstand is just one of those things... seems impossible until one day, when the stars perfectly align; you just pop up and see the world upside down.

The journey to get there isn’t as bad as you think! Though it does take focus on a few areas with committed practice to build them up; which is exactly why we created this new online program to make it really simple for ya.

Join Dan for this five part series, focusing on the fundamentals of the handstand. Each episode consists of 20 minutes with Dan, as he guides you step by step through the practices that will allow you to master the handstand.

Link in our bio - your first 14 days are free

Or if online isn’t your thing, come hang with Dan for his in person handstand workshop June 13th in Mona Vale 

📷 @diceyoga 🧘‍♂️

yin + meditation teacher training 2021

 June 11 – 16 

With yin and myofascial release growing in popularity, all yoga teachers will greatly benefit from an understanding of these therapeutic practices. In this training we take a deep dive into the world of Chinese Medicine, fascia trains and release techniques, TCM meridian energy lines, meditation and mindfulness. We’ll show you how to couple these gentle practices into a powerful healing modality. This 5 day intensive training will give you the wisdom and qualification to teach YIN yoga sequences intelligently and safely. 

Our Locations

Mona Vale



Find out about up Coming Workshops at Modern Movement

Soundbed Treatments


The SoundBed is a rare large acoustic sound bed made from hand hewn timber and 50 artfully strung steel strings. With skill and bespoke attention to the receiver, Benny plays the instrument as you lay on the bed as healing vibrations massage the entire body.

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Resonance: Sound Healing & Slow Flow

June 18th

This is a journey of deep listening; Katy and Benny will take you on a sensory journey leaving you in reverence and resonance with the pulsing vibration that holds us all.

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The Stillness of Winter: Sound Healing & Yin

June 19th

Join Ange Jessup and Benny Holloway for a two hour yin yoga and sound healing experience to honour the introspection and potential of winter. You will be guided through the water element deep into the pure essence of your interior landscape

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