About the Teacher

Anya Brand

Anya is passionate about educating and empowering women in pregnancy and in birth. She has been practicing yoga for more than 20 years and has been teaching yoga for the past 15 years, in Australia and overseas. A YTAA Level 2 Registered Yoga Teacher, with specialised qualifications Prenatal and Postnatal Yoga, Anya also has qualifications in Coaching, Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) and Clinical Hypnotherapy. She is a childbirth educator and runs birthing workshops and the holistic Natural Birth Skills birthing classes on a private basis.

She would like to acknowledge her friend and mentor Maureen Finemore who established Pregnancy Yoga at the Royal Hospital for Women in Randwick in 2004. Maureen moved to Victoria for a 'tree-change' in September 2012 where she will be continuing to run her business Yoga Birth - running fantastic Pregnancy Yoga classes, workshops and Birth Education in and around Anglesea. Check her out at www.yogabirth.com.au and www.aireysyoga.com.au.