September Student Spotlight
Meet Simon our wonderful Loft friend since 2014!
Read on to learn more about this amazing yogi, vet and
What is your favourite class at YOGA loft?
Saturday Yin/Nidra class, it’s blissful.
What do you like most about practicing yoga?
Lots of things. Improving my strength and flexibility, being surrounded by awesome people but mostly I find it very therapeutic for dealing with the stresses of life. I’m really beginning to understand the value of mindfulness through yoga.
When did you first start yoga?
2014 I think
What do you feel is your most valued personal quality?
Tough question. I had to get help from one of my nurses with this one.
I’m very calm and supportive of others.
What is your favourite food/drink?
Food. Anything Japanese, especially good sushi and miso soup. (lived there for a year ages ago). Drink. Water or fresh OJ.
What do you do for fun/hobbies?
I’m into surfing, stand-up paddle boarding, mountain-biking and I have a really nice road motor-bike I like to ride.
Not much of a party-animal anymore, although I do like to dance.
I love reading and I’m trying to build-up the courage to get another dog. (Sadly I lost my beloved Staffy “Punchanella” to cancer last year).
What is your most loved part of Newcastle?
love Glenrock National Park and our gorgeous beaches, especially Merewether for its waves.