Team

Michelle Jayne

Michelle Jayne

Michelle Jayne is an ERYT200 Registered yoga teacher, holistic therapist and part time writer who has traveled both Australia and abroad teaching her eclectic style of vinyasa, therapeutics and philosophy. Her training includes holistic therapies, counseling and a variety of teacher trainings with well established teachers in the yoga field. Michelle features on Melbourne's first online yoga studio, Yoga Wanderer and has hosted an array of workshops and retreats both in Melbourne and overseas.

Michelle has over a decade of teaching yoga and is excited about joining the team at Move to offer her knowledge and experience to the community. We are excited to have Michelle collaborate on our 200 hour teacher training bringing expertise in facilitation to our team in 2017.

Jennifer Crescenzo

Jennifer Crescenzo

Jennifer is a Yoga Alliance certified RYT 500 with over a decade of teaching experience offering Yin Yoga, Yin/Yang, and Flow Yoga. She led the first Yin Yoga Teacher Training in Melbourne and today runs teacher training and retreats in Australia and internationally. Jennifer has over 300 hours of study with Yin Yoga founder Paul Grilley and is one of a small group of teachers to have completed Paul’s Level 5 training. She is also strongly influenced by her anatomy studies with pioneering fascia educators Tom Myers and Gil Hedley.

And her passion for education is exceeded only by her passion for movement! Her body is her laboratory and she experiments across disciplines from yoga to running and martial arts to CrossFit. Jennifer describes her classes as a mix of playfulness and mindfulness. Jennifer is ERYT500 with Yoga Alliance having the credentials and experience to deliver advanced yoga trainings around the world.

Nickie Hanley

Nickie Hanley

Nickie began her journey of Yoga in 1995 using the physical practice as a tool to remain supple for her professional dancing career.

She soon found herself searching for more. By 2005 she had already realized meditation was also necessary for her own personal development & peace of mind. Her regular meditation practice & deeper understanding for the connection to the physical practice led to doing 500h level teacher training, where she studied asana, Pranayama and meditation further.

Since being qualified as a yoga teacher, Nickie has created her own unique style of Vinyasa flow. Due to her dance background & long time connection to music she has developed an individual style that is smooth, strength building, continuously flowing that has a spiritual awareness. Nickie has a deep understanding that yoga is a journey that is forever developing and requires continuous study. She is always looking for new & exciting ways to expand her repertoire of work. Nickie has dedicated her own practice & teachings to helping others find the blessings of Yoga, whether it is through asana or meditation, so that they can find peace and joy off the mat.

Bobby Hancock

Bobby Hancock

Originally hailing from Perth, Bobby spent the first 10 years of his working life in building and construction. In order to deal with the physical exhaustion and emotional anxiety that came from feeling stuck in an unfulfilling career, he turned to yoga as a way to restore balance to his body and mind.

After developing a strong, disciplined, and consistent practice he quit his job, moved to Melbourne, and completed his 200-hour teacher training with Power Living Australia under the guidance of Chris Wilson and Cassie Lee. He has completed an additional 75Hr advanced teaching and leadership skills mentorship with Duncan Peak and Adam Whiting, and 30Hr yin yoga training with Hugh Lee.

Bobby brings a warm, grounding energy to his classes and is passionate about encouraging students to dive into the self-transformation that yoga provides. He accompanies his flows with upbeat and energetic playlists, and is humbled to share his love of yoga with you all. 

Christina Gagnier

Christina Gagnier

Christina began her yoga journey in 2007 in Cambridge, MA. After her first yoga class, she was hooked on the feeling and clarity offered to her by the practice. In 2011, she completed yoga teacher training in Power Yoga under Angela Boltz in Montezuma, Costa Rica. Since then, she has taught in Saudi Arabia, Bali, Thailand, Boston, and Singapore —where she managed an Anusara inspired studio.

In 2012, Christina slipped a disk and her entire yoga practice changed. As a teacher, she became much more focused on alignment to heal her back and progress further in her practice. She began to study with Marysia Do at Pure in Singapore. Enter handstands. And from one of her most difficult physical ailments, she was invigorated with a new love and appreciation of the practice. With more than 1,000 classroom teaching hours, she brings extensive experience and technical knowledge to the classroom. Her deep understanding of alignment helps students who are interested in progressing their practice in a fun, challenging, and safe way.

Christina is an ERYT200 teacher with Yoga Alliance and joins our 2017 200hr teacher training team as one of the lead facilitators bringing a holistic approach to anatomy and methodology.

Prue Barnes

Prue Barnes

Prue is a new addition to our yoga community and brings a combination of fire, strength and softness to her classes. Expect to sweat and laugh in her classes. Prue is a Yoga Works trained Yogini who’s love of yoga and passion for teaching is evident in her classes.

She brings a strong core focus, alignment and high energy to every class whilst weaving in yogic philosophy in an approachable way. Prue is trained in Yin, Body Rolling, Meditation, Restorative, Aerial and Prenatal Yoga.

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