Integrate your energies with others and thrive together on the mat
Yoga suited for people of all levels
Wide range of classes including yin, flow, and hot yoga
Friendly and approachable teachers to guide your practice
We run group yoga classes at our Shalas 7 days a week; with live-stream options for many of them too. Pick from over 40 classes and a wide variety of classes (read the descriptions below for more info)
Use ‘Book-a-class’ links provided across our website to find our full timetable or download the Momence App and just find us there (Laya Yoga and Westside Yoga).
We encourage people of any experience with yoga to explore the range of classes taught by a wonderful mix of teachers. We love welcoming new yogis - as well as experienced yogis looking to explore further.
Are you new, have an injury, or other need? Our teachers offer options for poses or stretches so you can choose what’s comfortable and feels right for your body.
Beginners: The following classes are a wonderful way to begin your yoga journey: The Complete Package, Flow & Align, Slow Flow, Hot Yoga, Yin Yoga and/or Restorative Yoga, Come On Kids.
Feel free to try out any other class also - have a quick chat to the teacher before class as all our teachers can adapt classes to suit yogis of all experiences.
A well-crafted fusion practice, which will be hard to resist by yogis. Experience the blend of meditation, Yin, Chanting, Vinyasa and much more. The Complete package offers a strong and grounding flow with elements of yin towards the end of the practice. It circles around pranayama (breathwork) and mantra (chanting) to create a warm awareness within the self.
A very mindful practice where you’d be instructed on alignment as per your body. A delight to beginners and coming home to seasoned practitioners. This class focuses on bringing awareness in postures through breath and lining up the body. A medium-paced practice, Flow and Align brings an easy-to-follow flow to improve flexibility of the body and mind.
A fast paced practice stimulating your heart and circulation just enough to let you experience a complete cardiovascular movement. Shakti Flow will help you build endurance while pumping your heart and making you sweat.This practice also works with breath-awareness to gracefully transition from one posture into the other.
Pilates connects movement with both mind and body, helping us to strengthen, lengthen and tone muscles in a mindful way. Pilates can be tailored to suit all levels and abilities and can help with core stability, balance, coordination and mind-body awareness.
A mindful fusion of breath, yoga and qigong crafted to feel into the body, guide the mind and surrender to the breath. Qigong is an ancient Chinese exercise and healing technique that involves meditation, controlled breathing and movement exercises. This practice combined with yoga is designed to balance the energy within and experience life through movement. Suitable for all levels of practice.
A specially crafted yoga practice in a heated room (~30 C) offering a sync of mind, body and breath through yoga asanas without any weight-bearing on shoulders. Imagine there are no down dogs, planks or chaturangas yet you’ll feel energized and stimulated. The cherry on the cake will be an exploration to ease tight muscles towards the end of the class.
Experience the traditional Hatha Yoga postures and pranayama (breathwork) in the heated ambience of the shala at 38 degrees celsius. With 26 postures to explore within the practice, Hot Yoga promotes balance, stamina and a sense of grounding in both the body and mind. The heat also deeply cleanses the skin making it suitable to release toxins.
Young minds hold the power to redefine the future. Our kids yoga program unleashes their potential through age-old practices delivered in a fun way. Kids classes at Laya Yoga ensure a safe, non competitive space with heaps of games and stories to introduce the next generation about the wonders of Yoga.
A slow, spacious class where movement and yoga is used to release tension in the body and de-stress, concluding with some restorative practices. Open to all students including beginners and those recovering from injury. Come with a curious and playful intent and be prepared to go home feeling rested and relaxed.
A restful combination of yin and yoga nidra offers you calmness, clarity and balance. Yin targets the body’s deep connective tissue (fascia) including ligaments, tendons, bones and joints. The practice also balances our very active lifestyles (Yang) and opens pathways for our exploration inward. Yoga nidra includes fully guided physical relaxation techniques, breath awareness and visualisations to complete mental, emotional and physical relaxation. This fusion practice is open to everyone, regardless of age or physical ability. It is a practice of simply being.
A slow vinyasa practice which gives you enough sweetness and momentum to flow through the asanas while creating a tangy zest of strength and vitality. Discover the length in your body by holding postures for a bit longer within a slow-paced flow. This practice uses body weight to strengthen and tone the muscles. Ideal for bringing freshness and energy into self.
Enjoy the delicious longer supported holds. This class aims at stimulating fascial system, connective tissues and ligaments. It opens the pathways for you to find the new dimensions of your brain and body. Yin yoga stabilizes the energies that flow through our body and restores our ability to bring balance into our energetic lives, also known as Yang. This calming, self-explorational class is suitable for all ages and conditions despite any prior experience in yoga.
With these quirky moves, enjoy our Flow and Yin practice fusion. Helps connect movement with both mind and body, helping us to strengthen, lengthen and tone muscles in a mindful way. Tailored to suit all levels and abilities and can help with core stability, balance, coordination and mind-body awareness.
A nourishing practice, perfect for self-exploration. Slow flow helps relieve soft tissue and re-aligns the bones. This class is great to refresh yourself and connect to a sense of spaciousness across the body, breath and mind. Restore calmness and balance by activating the parasympathetic nervous system through a mindful flow. A wholesome offering which gives space to beginners and nourishes more regular yogis, leaving you in a state of restful awareness.
A more active and flowing class that moves mindfully from posture to posture. Focus is on transitions from one posture to another whilst maintaining alignment, breath and awareness. It offers a strong cardio-vascular and muscular endurance experience. Includes Meditation and Pranayama (breathwork) practises. Suitable for all those with a regular yoga practice.
Jaymala is such a nurturing, caring and inspiring teacher. Her classes are always thoroughly enjoyable and you can tell that she puts a lot of thought and effort into them. Jaymala is a beautiful soul and her teaching is one of a kind, from yogic philosophy to funny jokes in class, she’s fabulous! Thank you Jay.
- AMY THAI
Frequently Asked Questions
While we love to chat with you, below is an attempt to answer some of the most frequently asked questions:
The doors will open 15-20 minutes prior to the class. If you are new to Laya Yoga, please arrive 15 minutes before the class commences, to help us register and orient you to our beautiful studio. Please arrive at least 5 minutes before class time as the doors will be closed when it starts.
Toilets and showers are located in the studio (male and female). If you would like to use the showers before the class, please arrive 15 minutes beforehand.
Lockers with secure keys are available for the safety of your valuables.
Infrared heaters (these types of heaters maintain breathable air around the studio and don’t trigger dizziness).
Mats and props- so you don’t need to bring your own (but you can if you like).
Our lovely look-out at the balcony garden and self-service herbs to take home
No. In fact that could be a reason to start yoga. With consistent practice, you’ll be surprised by how quickly your body finds its way home: to find length, suppleness and mobility.
Children above 12 years of age may attend the class, under their parent/guardian’s surveillance. If your child is younger than 12 years and you would like to introduce them to yoga, check out Kids Yoga classes for ages 5-12 years old.
Absolutely. Before class, please let your teacher know so they’ll give you adjustments accordingly. You can also mix group classes with a 1-1 Pregnancy Yoga so we can get a better understanding of your needs and guide you through exercises tailored to you at your stage of pregnancy.
We welcome drop ins although a booking is best to be sure you reserve a spot - especially for busy classes. We also need to restrict numbers as per government rules, so bookings and timely cancellations are essential for us to continue serving our community seamlessly.
Most of our classes are beginner-friendly. All the beginner-suited classes are marked with an asterisk (*).
Mats and props are available - however we highly recommend you to bring your own during COVID-19. Note we provide anti-bacterial wipes for cleaning mats thoroughly after each use.
Towel for hot yoga classes (in the studio)
Wear comfortable and breathable clothing such as a t-shirt with leggings or shorts
GROUP YOGA IN MELBOURNE’S WESTERN SUBURBS AND BEYOND
The studio is based in Point Cook and we’re often joined by residents from:
GROUP YOGA CLASSES
Classes 7 days a week for your convenience
Friendly, skilled teachers to guide you
Easy to follow classes adapted to your needs
Laya yoga offers a beautiful yoga experience, the teachers are lovely, the space is peaceful and inviting. The wonderful Jay always allows you to hold space and feel safe to go deeper into your practice. Highly recommended!