Sydney : Mid City

Vicki Smart

Vicki landed in Sydney from the UK in 2008 looking for a life change. She started practicing nearly ten years ago, she found her calling as a teacher whilst looking to advance and deepen her practice, which motivated her to begin her teacher training through Power Living Australia.

Vicki's journey through yoga has led her in many directions, starting out mainly in Power Yoga, then moving through Jivamukti and Kundalini. Vicki found Anusara in 2010 and was drawn to its combination of heart and strength, of courage, and compassion. It was here where she found the crucible of the yoga, and began her journey anew.

Vicki began teaching in 2010 and has since developed a teaching style which fuses strength, passion, humour and compassion. In Vicki's classes you can expect to challenge yourself physically whilst opening your heart to new experiences and emotions, allowing this practice to take you on a journey of discovery of the self. Vicki joined the teaching team at Preshsna Glebe in early 2011 and is delighted to be leading classes in the new space at Darlinghurst.

Vicki's teachers have ranged from Duncan Peak, with who she undertook her initial training, through to Sharon Gannon and David Life, and more recently John Friend, Noah Maze and Tara Judelle. Vicki completed her Anusara immersions and teacher training in 2011 with Tara and Christine De Fresne and Cassandra Mission, all of whom she is grateful for in her journey so far.

Vicki's desire to make the world a better and more equal place fuels both her teaching and life outside the yoga room. She is an avid activist who regularly supports campaigns and movements such as Occupy Sydney, and she can very likely be found at Martin Place when she isn't on the mat.