Name: Shauna Hawkes
Role: Lead Facilitator
Shauna Hawkes arrived to Power Living in 2008. Having never practiced yoga before she fell head over heals in love! Starting with the 40 day challenge, she quickly moved straight into teacher training. When completing her training she fell pregnant with her son which began her journey to teach prenatal yoga at Power Living.
Shauna’s teaching is authentic and strong. Her aim is to balance the mind, body and spirit in each practice.
Shauna comes from a background in Social Work. She worked as a senior counselor in a group home for drug and alcohol addicted teenagers, a case worker at a male maximum security prison, and a counselor for women with unplanned pregnancy. Doing this work, Shauna has developed a compassionate understanding for people, which has impacted her teaching in positive ways.
Getting to know the crew:
What is your favourite Asana posture? Why?
Pincha mayrasana b/c it’s fun and challenging
Share with us a life turning point and the favourite lesson learnt?
Meeting my husband and moving to Australia to start a new life. I learnt that life is what you choose to make it, not your past.
What is your favourite colour?
Pink because it’s bright and looks girly!