Hello, my name is Marie!

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Hello, My name is Marie.


You may have seen my name on the timetable teaching Yoga at Stay Tuned Elwood.
If you have met me you may have already noticed how passionate I am about Yoga as a whole.

How did your yoga journey begin?

My journey began by coincidence, always wanting to try yoga for fitness but never really getting there. One day my partner’s brother convinced me to come to one of his classes (where I signed up to that studio for a 2 week unlimited pass) from that class onwards I kept going back. Although my body was feeling better from the movement, it was my mind that was benefitting most. Eventually I woke up one day completely obsessed with yoga, that I decided to do a teacher training myself (the first of three), my intention wasn’t to teach but to get a better understanding of what was happening to me from the practice. From my training I realised I wanted to share my learnings with others and decided to teach yoga.


What did you find to be the best benefit of yoga initially?

From a young age I had poor stress management skills which lead to … read more »

Lisa Hardman

by (Clinical Psychologist)

Dr Lisa Hardman is a qualified and registered Clinical Psychologist who completed her Professional Doctorate in Clinical Psychology in 2000. She also has degrees in Arts and Honours degree in Science (Psychology). Lisa is a member of the Australian Psychological Society’s College of Clinical Psychologists and the Victorian Branch of the Australian Association for Cognitive and Behaviour Therapy.

Lisa specialises in providing Cognitive Behavioural Assessment and Treatment and Brief Solution Focused Interventions for a variety of mental health issues. These include anxiety, depression, stress, serious mental illness, trauma, grief / loss issues, self-esteem issues, relationship issues, chronic health conditions and chronic pain management.

Since graduating, Lisa has worked for Eastern and Southern Public Mental Health services. She spent over 4 years working within a crisis psychiatric team and currently works for a Primary Mental Health Service. Lisa was also employed at a private chronic pain management clinic for several years and was able to develop specialist chronic pain management therapy knowledge and skills over that time.read more »