All our beautiful teachers are highly trained and between them have experience teaching a variety of styles of yoga to suit every BODY.

Whether it is yoga for beginners to more experienced students each teacher brings their own style and personality to each class to ensure every student feels comfortable and safe in our spacious studio.

Kehry Frank

Kehry is the founder of Vitality Yoga. A qualified yoga teacher for more than 35 years, Kehry is a nurse, kinesiologist and Feng shui consultant. This broad knowledge provides her with a deep understanding of the physical and energetic body and the connection between the two.

Kehry integrates Hatha postures and other healing modalities into her yoga, making her classes a unique, therapeutic experience. Kehry’s vast knowledge helps students to develop the ability to self-heal, in a harmonious and nurturing environment.

Kehry is also the co-founder and senior teacher of the Vitality Yoga Teacher Training course.

Melanie Chapman

Melanie is the owner of Vitality Yoga. As Kehry’s daughter, Melanie has a life-long yoga practice, including extended periods of training in the ashrams, monasteries and retreats of India, California and Thailand. Melanie has taught yoga for 15+ years and teaches specialist classes and courses, catering for every body and all levels of experience. Originally trained in the Sivananda tradition, Melanie has since trained with Vitality Yoga, Maria Kirsten of Yoga for Grown Ups, Donna Farhi and Heather Agnew of Trinity Yoga. She has completed Yin training with Jennifer Crescenzo and her postgraduate course in Ihana yoga, a style that emphasises research-based functional movement. She is also a Personal Trainer.

Melanie specialises in Fit Yoga, Yoga Strong, Prenatal Yoga, Gentle Yoga & Meditation, Beginners General Yoga, Mums & Bubs, Yoga to assist Cancer Recovery, Men’s Yoga & Foundation.

She is a senior trainer of the Vitality Yoga Teacher Training Course.

Nardine Ralph

Nardine trained with Vitality Yoga in 2010 and has been sharing her love of yoga with students ever since. A member of Yoga Australia, Nardine has studied in Vinyasa Flow, Fit/Dynamic Yoga, Yin and Children’s Yoga and continues to deepen her knowledge and self-enquiry through her own daily practice. Nardine’s practice is alignment-based and breath-centred. Sharing this knowledge gifts her students with the simple joys and benefits of yoga, as well as deepening body awareness and the innate self-understanding that comes from experiencing their own practice.

Nardine specialises in General Yoga.

Kate Robinson

Kate trained with Vitality Yoga in 2015. Kate’s personal daily yoga practice enables her to live from her heart and brings gentleness and love into her daily interactions. Kate’s classes encourage connection to breath and movement, creating a rhythmic flow that supports her students to honour their body and soul. Kate is a passionate Yin yoga teacher. Taught under renowned leading Yin teacher trainer Jennifer Crescenzo, Kate’s practice of Yin yoga is an opportunity to slow down, observe the body, breathe and draw awareness within. Kate helps support practitioners to be gentle with their thoughts, loving with their actions and create a space within themselves to connect, release and let go physically, emotionally and energetically.
Kate specialises in Yin & General Yoga.

Katie Sutton

Katie has over 20 years experience in the fitness industry. She is a leader in exercise physiology and group fitness and trained as a yoga teacher at Vitality Yoga. Katie’s extensive exercise background will give her classes a dynamic edge and will offer students a different take on familiar postures. Katie’s effervescent and caring nature ensures a fun and restorative class.

Simon Phelan

Simon graduated from the Bikram Yoga College of India (Palm Springs, California) in 2009. He has taught and practised in Los Angeles, New York City, Paris, Sydney, Rishikesh India… and Bendigo! Simon also works as a guest yoga teacher in Bali and across five studios around Melbourne. He is trained in the Bikram method, Vinyasa Ashtanga and Pilates.

Simon is grateful to the worldwide yoga community for the continued growth yoga offers all its practitioners. Simon loves to teach and shares this passion for yoga in every class.

Helen Reimers

Helen enrolled in yoga teacher training with Vitality to enrich her own knowledge and understanding of yoga. Helen has witnessed first-hand the profound benefits of yoga on her physically challenged daughter, and the positive impact that yoga continues to have on her physically, emotionally and spiritually. Helen is committed to a life long yoga practice and seeks to always create a safe and inclusive space for everyone change, develop or deepen their yoga practice.

Amanda Lowe

Amanda first began practicing yoga in 1999, seeking a natural therapy to aid recovery from an illness. Having a background in classical ballet, Amanda was drawn to Vitality in 2012, particularly Vinyasa Flow. Wanting to deepen her personal practice & knowledge, Amanda studied with Vitality Yoga Teaching Academy in 2016 as well as completing her Vinyasa sequencing training. Amanda loves the transformative power of breath, and offers strong flow based classes. Amanda’s warm personality resonates within her classes, whilst building strength, correct alignment, and encouraging flexibility of body and mind.

Raelene Gooch

Raelene embarked on her yoga journey following several serious asthma attacks. She uses yoga breathing and relaxation techniques in her everyday life, as well as in her yoga classroom, to encourage her students to calm their minds, regulate their emotions, and become more mindful in their everyday interactions and practices. Raelene’s yoga practice has changed her life, both physically and mentally. She believes yoga has made her a better person, and wants to share her experience with others.

Joanne Fifer

Joanne undertook teacher training at Vitality in 2015. As many of us do, Joanne started yoga as a form of exercise. After years of practice the physical benefits were evident, and the more profound changes in the mind occurred subtly over time. Joanne’s practice allows her to experience a heightened sense of mindfulness, breath and body awareness, and a calming sense of ease. Joanne is grateful for the opportunity to teach and encourage others to explore breath, mindfulness and movement practices to make a difference in their lives too.