Jean Byrne PhD is an Authorised Ashtanga Yoga teacher and has PhD in Eastern Philosophy. She began meditating at the age of 19 intensively in the Buddhist Vipasanna and then Zen traditions. Her passion is the integration of yoga philosophy and mindfulness into everyday life. Jean is a prolific writer both academically (books and journal articles) and through her blogs. Her passion for women’s spirituality and yoga inspired her to write ‘Yoga in the Feminine’ which includes her reflections on yogic practices and wisdom for women and sequences for different stages of a woman’s life cycle. Se founded The Yoga Space in Perth in 2005 which has now grown to 3 studios.