Susanne Calman

Susanne Calman

Susanne Calman of Feminine Spirit and founder of Williamstown Yoga Centre. Susanne has over 23 years experience  as a yoga teacher and 12 years experience as an Intuitive Healer with Reiki and Seichim (Say-keem) Susanne is undertaking further studies in cranial sacral, counselling courses, mayan abdominal therapy and family constellations. Susanne trained with the Bette Calman School of Yoga Adelaide, Val Daikos at the Cairns School of Yoga and Joy Spencer of Sivananda School of Yoga Melbourne. In 1994 Susanne founded one of the first yoga centres in Melbourne’s west, the Williamstown Yoga Centre and after 16 years she sold the centre to follow a new vision, to help women who are experiencing fertility issues. Susanne runs Yoga for Fertility workshops, and is now creating a new course  for women in their mid-life,  she teaches about embracing the gifts of this developmental phase of life. Susanne leads womens wellbeing retreats in sunny Queensland and beautiful Bali, to nourish the soul with yoga, play, daydream and rest. Susanne is highly respected and trusted in all facets of her work by both students and therapists alike. Susanne is married with two adult children & is a devoted nanna to Andreas. Visit Susanne’s website  and read her blog:

Here is the Podcast! 

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Susanne, she made me feel very welcome with a freshly prepared herbal tea. She was kind enough to also give me  the recipe to share with you. I encourage you to give it a try you  may even like to adopt Susanne’s gesture of offering a tea to her students before class.

Recipe: Turmeric & Galangal tea.

Pound in a mortor with a pestle the following fresh ingredients:

  1. Tumeric and galangal
  2. Add to fresh boiled water & leave to steep for 5 minutes
  3. Add a little honey and fresh lime and enjoy!

Show Notes

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Otherwise please enjoy the show notes below.

Episode # 1 with Susanne Calman

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Author Dr. Christiane Northrup
Title: Women’s Bodies Women’s Wisdom
Author Louise Hays
Title: Various



Bette Calman – Calman School of Yoga Adelaide

Val Daikos at the Cairns School of Yoga

Joy Spencer of Sivananda School of Yoga Melbourne.


Key Points:

  • Taking the time to feel your breathing
  • Herbal tea blood cleanser, soothing
  • Seva – serving those less fortunate
  • Yoga for fertility
  • Yoga for women in their mid years and menopause
  • Hand written notes from masters
  • Workshops for 2012
  • Flame Tree Workshops: New beginnings for Women in their mid years of life.
  • Retreats: Bali – Beauty and Soul. Getting in touch with your inner beauty luxurious spa treatments and yoga.
  • Retreats in Queensland
  • Williamstown Yoga Centre
  • Giving yourself healing treatments to ensure you are well enough to teach your craft.
  • Super Power: “When a women looked in the mirror she would see her absolute beauty….”

Charity: Save Japan Dolphins, Ric O’Barry’s dolphin project

Q: Who do you want to hear on YTP?

A: Someone who can guide me and other Yoga teachers how to market themselves and their yoga businesses.

Thank you for listening.

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