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Yoga is about incremental progress and recognising you are constantly evolving.

Dawn

A yoga student of 17 years, Dawn founded The Yoga School as a space to explore yoga in a safe environment.  The Yoga School is a nucleus for anyone who is curious about yoga and passionate about learning.  Guided by a global community of kind, knowledgeable and responsible teachers, Dawn hopes to share the immense benefits of yoga she has experienced herself.  Her classes offer a gentle and invigorating practice, while building awareness of our mind-body-breath alignment.

Dawn took her first yoga class during her first year at university, and fell in love with the fact that, after years of compulsory Physical Education classes at school, she could finally exercise out of the sun.  After graduating in 2002, she continued to seek out yoga classes in the different cities where she lived: from a grotty gym in Paris to a Mysore-style practice in Mountain View, California.  Upon returning to Singapore in 2004, she volunteered as yoga captain for a local bank, organising weekly yoga classes for her colleagues.

In 2016, Dawn completed her 500-hour yoga teacher training with Noah Mazé.  She covered 10 modules of teacher training in Los Angeles, Jakarta, Bali and Singapore.  Her teachers Noah Mazé and Anthony Heron gave her the knowledge and courage to start teaching yoga and open The Yoga School.  Dawn’s first teacher training was led by Andrey Lappa and Copper Crow in 2013.  This 200-hour Universal Yoga training deepened her understanding of yoga beyond asana practice, and inspired her to continue studying yoga.

When not at a yoga studio, Dawn is most likely to be found with her dog Bei, either watching the latest Korean drama in bed, or exploring far-flung corners of Singapore together.  Dawn is an adventurous traveller and a spa junkie, and loves experiencing new places and cultures.

Qualifications and Certifications

RYT® 500, RYT® 200

200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training – Dharma Yoga Life of a Yogi, New York (2017) (ongoing)

500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training – YOGAMAZÉ 500-RYT, Los Angeles  (2016)

200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training – YOGAMAZÉ 500-RYT, Los Angeles (2015)

200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training – Universal Yoga 200-RYT, Singapore  (2013)

Continuing Education

Inner Technologies Immersion with Sri Andrei Ram Om, Switzerland (2017)

Yoga Self-Realisation Immersion with Sri Andrei Ram Om, Singapore (2016)

Advanced Teacher Training with Noah Mazé, Singapore (2016)

Yoga Self-Realisation Immersion with Sri Andrei Ram Om, Singapore  (2014)

Refine Your Vision & Refine Your Touch with Noah Mazé (50 Hours Teacher Training), Singapore (2013)

Evolution Asia Yoga Conference, Hong Kong  (2013)

Others

Reiki Teacher, certified by Elaine Grundy, The Reiki Centre, Singapore  (2014 to 2016)

Student of Deborah Lessen, founding member and Past President, Pilates Method Alliance, New York (2008 to present)

Pilates Teacher Training with the late Alvin Giam, Pilates Bodyworks,  Singapore (2008)

Philosophy

Losing sleep over a problem is not going to make it go away. Instead, try to do what you can and leave what you can’t.

Personal Interests

Fashion, art and interior design; Pilates, swimming and diving; Gardening (or making gardens look pretty)