Mukti Freedom Yoga
Same Voyage. Different View.
Our Mission is Simple:
At Mukti Freedom Yoga we believe yoga is for everybody and every body. We provide an escape from everyday life with a touch of yoga inspired bliss. We believe that when the mind is centred, the body will follow. So our tranquil and calming studio is set up to help nourish your body, mind and soul. A safe space where yoga feels right to you.
Feeling overwhelmed and run down? Looking for a proven way to relax and unwind? In need of a break from your routine?
More than a way to improve your strength, flexibility and posture, Mukti Freedom Yoga Studio encourages positive growth skills to help you overcome the challenges in your life.
Our experienced and accomplished yoga instructors provide a welcoming and warm environment, with affordable classes designed to suit your budget and schedule.
A place where physical, mental and spiritual health come together in a fun, friendly and welcoming yoga community.
Come visit us today – we’d love to meet you!
We foster connections with each other and with your inner self through classes, workshops and special events.
We encourage mindfulness to find peace in your life, and develop the resilience to overcome challenges as they occur.
We believe everyone should benefit through yoga and are committed to providing a service that develops kindness and togetherness.
Our classes are inclusive and accepting of all peoples. We believe yoga is the greatest gift you can give your body, mind and spirit. This gift is for us all.
Your escape from the stress of daily life.
Your gateway to happiness, health and strength.
Mukti Freedom Yoga – An oasis for all
New to Yoga?
Or leaning back into your yoga routine? We’ve got classes for all sizes and skill levels.
We love our returning yogis, and support first time yogis too. Everyone is welcome at Mukti Freedom Yoga.
We offer individual classes that focus on the essentials of yoga, as well as money saving 4 week programs too.
Discover yoga in a safe, playful and fun way!
Bring a friend for free on Friday 6.30pm
Private yoga classes?
Are you living a fast paced life that’s starting to overwhelm you? We’ve all been there.
At Mukti Freedom Yoga we offer private yoga classes to suit your busy lifestyle.
Less than 10 minutes a day is do-able, we encourage ‘snacking on yoga’.
Learn the skills of yoga and meditation to be practised safely at home.
Have your own personalised yoga program tailored to you.
Be inspired, be motivated and start living fully today!
Yoga for 2?
Pregnancy is a time of amazing change, physically, mentally and emotionally. In general, a lot of women make their physical health a priority. What about making time for your inner self?
All our classes have the potential to assist mothers-to-be both on and off the mat.
Develop valuable skills like breathe control, calmness, mindfulness, muscle strength, flexibility and more.
A healthy baby comes from a healthy mum!
Bring your partner or friend for free when you book into the Saturday 9am or Sunday 10am class.
Why Choose Us?
Certified and Experienced
Mukti Freedom Yoga is run by Swami Mukti, a yoga master (Yogacharya). As a teacher since 1978 and running her own studios since 1986, her experience is simply unmatched.
Widest Range of Yoga Disciplines
Offering therapeutic yoga and meditation as well as authentic yoga, Mukti Freedom Studio provides classes for all yoga practitioners. From physical benefits to spiritual clarity and discovering your higher self, there are classes to suit all yoga goals.
The Local Touch
With regular yoga and meditation classes in Forest Lake, Mukti Freedom Yoga is your local home away from home. With further teaching workshops and retreats taught locally, interstate and abroad there’s always a class for you.
Perfect for Beginners
Our experienced teachers guide you through the basics of yoga, building a platform for you to expand your yoga knowledge and expertise over time. Learning skills to be used in everyday life, our teachers will manoeuvre you towards lasting physical, mental and spiritual success.
Yoga during pregnancy
Our general classes are ideal for overcoming minor challenges during pregnancy. Specific yoga poses, breathing techniques and bandha muscle contractions assist women during and after pregnancy.
We believe yoga is about finding your unique voice and personality, so you can speak and express your inner truth. Our small group class sizes ensure you’ll always have guidance across the principles of Pranayama breathwork, Asana postures, and Dhyana meditation.
Deal with Stress
Life is full of stress and anxiety. Our classes blend physical poses with controlled breathing and meditation to reduce stress, stabilise blood pressure, gain flexibility and strength and teach you the skills of relaxation to take with you when you leave.
Protect your Future
A fulfilling class is one that enables you to feel refreshed and revitalised. We take this a step further to improve your holistic health physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually.
“I would highly recommend Mukti as an experienced teacher. I have been attending yoga with Mukti for over 5 years & it has changed my life physically & spiritually. Mukti has a very empathetic style & the classes are small & so you are able to practise safely as Mukti ensures it suits whatever is happening in your life at the time. I would not go anywhere else & I think it is hard to find a teacher like Mukti. This is a unique practice that provides you with a haven from our fast paced world.”
Benefits of Yoga
– Build muscle strength
– Improve posture
– Prevent joint breakdown
– Protect your spine
– Improve bone health
– Increase blood flow
– Drains lymphs
– Boost immunity
– Increase heart rate
– Reduce blood pressure
– Regulate adrenal glands
– Lower blood sugar
– Improve focus
– Greater relaxation
– Increase happiness
– Improve balance
– Release tension
– Improve sleep
– Promote peace of mind
– Increase self-esteem
– Provides inner strength
– Builds self-awareness
– Develop self-acceptance
– Encourage self-care
– Drive positive change
10 Ways Yoga is valuable to you
Yoga benefits your body, mind and inner self – It will help you to tone and strengthen your body. While the gym also brings a physical benefit, only yoga fosters additional mental and spiritual clarity and energy.
Yoga improves you inside and out – While the gym will help your cardio and muscle strength, it does not provide the detoxing effects of yoga. Through stretching and twisting, these practices benefits the digestive system, circulatory system and lymph system.
Yoga encourages acceptance – Forget punishing boot camp style classes and feelings of failure if you couldn’t keep up. Yoga is about acceptance – you’re perfect the way you are. Not only will you develop your core and tone your muscles, but you’ll learn self-acceptance too.
Yoga can assist you to be more toned – If you’re looking for a calming and rejuvenating way to improve your body, this is ideal. Leave the bulky weights at the gym and allow your body to become stronger and leaner through soothing stretches.
Yoga is a more efficient workout – While the gym provides a range of machines and equipment to tone your body, these isolate muscles. Our full body workout uses all your muscle groups, leading to more efficient results.
Yoga is kinder to your body – Don’t confuse kindness with weakness though. The practice is intense, building heat and working muscles. But through a gentle and full body workout you avoid the stress and pressure that lifting weights can place on joints.
Yoga relieves aches and pains – There’s a good chance you’ll leave the gym feeling stiff and sore. Slow stretching improves your flexibility and opens your energy channels. The result? Aches and pains drain away.
Yoga improves your breathing – A high energy gym workout will leave you breathless. In contrast, you’ll learn the skill of controlled breathing. In times of stress the ability to think clearly and breath deeply can help you remain calm.
Yoga is calming – Forget grunting, groaning and the sound of heavy weights. Our classes involve the release of tension across body and mind in a serene environment that is welcoming and calming.
Yoga is for everyone – The gym isn’t for everyone whereas our studio is. From those with health concerns or chronic pain, expecting mothers, to those with mobility concerns, it is inclusive and welcoming for all.
A look at our classes
Private Yoga and Meditation
A private consultation with Swāmi Mukti is useful when you want to practise at home. This is known as sādhana.
Private consultations with Swāmi Mukti are also useful to understand how to approach a life situation with psycho-management, combined with the principles of Choice Theory and Reality Therapy (based on training at the WGIA).
You can learn about the inner drives motivating your various chakra energy centres. When you are unable to address your needs it negatively affects your thinking, acting, emoting and feeling.
During these sessions you will find constructive ways of expressing yourself.
You may include Chakra-puncture into your session to allow a deeper connection with your inner essence.
Chakra-puncture assists in removing the stuck superimpositions of negative thoughts and ways of being. Extremely fine Japanese acupuncture needles are lightly tapped into your skin in specific configurations. As you relax into the process, your body’s energy reharmonises itself allowing you to feel more balanced and rejuvenated.
Yoga for 2
Yoga is shown to improve sleep quality and reduce stress during pregnancy, there is also a long list of additional benefits including increased strength, flexibility and endurance which assists during childbirth.
It’s no surprise that more and more expecting mothers are turning to yoga to help find calm, strength and peace during pregnancy.
As your baby grows within your body is is important to have the energy and strength to grow in sync with your newborn.
The techniques you learn with us are safe during all trimesters of pregnancy.
We suggest you take advantage of the two for one deal and come with your partner or friend on Saturday or Sunday mornings.
You may prefer to book a private session with Swami Mukti so you can practise at home.
Yoga and Meditation
Group classes with Swāmi Mukti consists of
āsana postures to suit your capacity,
mudrā body gestures,
bandha muscle contractions,
meditation such as trātaka candle flame gazing
and yoga nidrā relaxation meditation.
More than 90% of people begin with us only for increased physical fitness. Over two thirds of these same people have a change of heart regarding their main incentive.
Continued practise enables you to release deep seated tensions and provides a sense of ability to fulfil and express your inner potent and as well as self actualisation. The skills of self-reflection, kindness, compassion and growth are not always the driving motivation behind wanting to start, but at Mukti Freedom Yoga they are the result.
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Events and Workshops
Whether you’re a Forest Lake local, or just passing through, you’re sure to find a yoga class that suits.
At Mukti Freedom Yoga we believe you don’t need to be young, bendy and slim to enjoy yoga. Our events and workshops are for every body and everybody.
Places are limited so get in quick to reserve your spot.
Discover key aspects of alignment, anatomy, yoga breathing, relaxation and what it means to express your authentic self.
Bring the spirit of yoga into your everyday life with our range of yoga resources.
Find the pathway of movement that is right for you, in your own time.
Free Yoga Resources
Looking for more ways to connect? With a passion for sharing the ancient yogic practice we provide a range of free resources.
Whether you are searching for beginner or advanced poses, relaxation techniques or meditation sequences, these free resources have it all.
Open up your yoga mat. And your potential.
Experience yoga with our free resources.
It is rare to find a teacher of Mukti’s authenticity and experience. The extent of her knowledge is extraordinary. I honour her as a yoga acharya who provided an unparalleled depth of teaching that inspired me a great many years ago and continues to inspire me today.
I have been attending Mukti’s yoga classes for five years now and I will say without a doubt Mukti is a true master in the Science of Yoga I have practiced yoga for over 20 years and my spiritual growth and my yoga practice has accelarated since I met Mukti… For anyone that is on a journey of personal growth I can thoroughly recommend a private class to have life changing experiences… Mukti is the teacher to make this happen for you… Make a start on your journey and join a class with Mukti
Mukti is an excellent yoga teacher, she has so much experience behind her and yoga is truly her life passion, I wouldn’t go anywhere else for yoga, Mukti makes it so enjoyable.
I would highly recommend Mukti as an experienced yoga teacher. She is a true Master of Yoga as she has over 40 years of experience. I have been attending yoga with Mukti for over 5 years & it has changed my life physically & spiritually. Mukti has a very empathetic style & the classes are small & so you are able to practise safely as Mukti ensures it suits whatever is happening in your life at the time. I would not go anywhere else & I think it is hard to find a teacher like Mukti. This is a unique practice that provides you with a haven from our fast paced world.
I have attended Mukti’s Yoga classes and seminars over several years. Mukti imparts her knowledge and understanding of Yoga in such a way that you are completely restored and energised. She has been such an inspiration that you look forward to her next class. Mukti opens up your awareness to your wellbeing, so that you can understand better how to take care of yourself.
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