Danielle Begg - Co-Founder & CEO
Danielle is passionate about combining yoga and social impact and teaches trauma informed yoga programs, workshops and retreats that fuse Psychology and Yoga. She also an advocate for the inclusion of yoga within health services. She holds a Bachelor of Psychological Science (Hons) from The University of Queensland and a Master of Science in Comparative Social Policy from The University of Oxford. She also recently completed Harvard Medical School's Global Mental Health Certificate Program.
Katrina Colpo - Director
Katrina is a yoga teacher and communications specialist working in the not for profit sector, currently with Amnesty International. She is passionate about social change and the transformative power of yoga and as a yoga teacher wants to share the benefits of yoga with everyone. Katrina holds a Bachelor of Business (Marketing) from the University of Technology, Sydney.
Dr Claire Palmer - Director
Claire was called to the Bar in 2017 and is a Barrister at The Sixth Floor Selborne Wentworth Chambers. She has a doctorate from the University of Oxford, which she attended on a Clarendon Scholarship. During her time at Oxford, Claire taught law and international relations. Her research focused predominantly on the accountability of transnational corporations for serious human rights violations. She also has a BCom (Hons I) and LLB (Hons I) from the University of Sydney.
Dr Jessica Hambley - Director
Jess is a refugee law academic at the Australian National University. Originally from the UK, Jess spent the last couple of years living between France and Greece, volunteering in law clinics on the Greek islands of Lesvos and Samos, and conducting research at the French National Asylum Court. She is a qualified yoga teacher, and holds degrees in law from the Universities of London (LLB), Oxford (BCL) and Bristol (MSc and PhD)
Andrew Jennings - Director
Andrew is a Director in the KKR Asia Pacific Infrastructure team. He has over 14 years of corporate finance experience. He is the Treasurer and Company Secretary of The Yoga Impact Charity. Andrew holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) (Hons) and a Bachelor of Commerce from The University of Queensland.
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The Yoga Impact Charity is not just offering a specialised Trauma Informed Yoga Training Program - We're supporting our teachers to make an impact in the world! 


Join our global network of Trauma Informed Yoga Teachers implementing The Yoga Impact Charity's Evidence Based Methodology where it's needed. 


The Yoga Impact Charity hosts 20 Hour Trauma Informed Yoga Training Retreats and 8 Hour Workshops for Yoga Teachers, Psychologists, Social Workers, Settlement Workers and other Health Professionals seeking to incorporate a trauma informed approach to their work.


Following the completion of The Yoga Impact Charity Training or Accessing The Yoga Impact Charity Online Starter Kit, you are eligible to join our global teaching team.


Deb Shaw - Yoga Teacher
Jacqui Hing Hudson - Yoga Teacher
Sangeetha Eswaran - Yoga Teacher
Stephanie Skinner - Yoga Teacher
Harriet Smith - Yoga Teacher
Zainab Jawadi - Yoga Teacher
Daniela Laucht - Yoga Teacher
Dr Ellie Firth - Researcher
Jessica Brown - Teaching Assistant
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Kelu Mac - Photographer
Abigail Poulton - Yoga Teacher
Tabitha Acret - Events Manager
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Naomi Steinborner - Yoga Teacher
Linda Williams - Yoga Teacher
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Fiona Schleussinger - Yoga Teacher
Amanda Owen - Yoga Teacher
Janelle Kingsley
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Kristy Mancini - Social Media
Georgie Baker - Sponsorship
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Alessandra Large - Yoga Teacher
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Laurien Zurhake - Yoga Teacher
Dr Frauke Kuhn
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Emilia Cianci - Yoga Teacher
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