While taking part in an outdoor yoga class in Brisbane, Glenis Wilkinson was inspired to start her own business teaching yoga. “I can do this,” she thought and so she did, kicking off several years ago by offering classes on a gold coin donation basis.
Glenis has been practising yoga since 2001 and says it offers numerous psychological, emotional and physiological benefits such as health and fitness, physical and mental and emotional strength and balance, and a sense of tranquillity, things she wants to introduce to as many people as possible.
Glenis has a background in Hatha Yoga, Yoga Nidra (a state of between waking and sleep), in utilising yoga for anxiety and depression as well as in meditation, so she’s well-placed to offer her skills to others. “These practices give me the tools to manage life’s challenges,” she says. It makes perfect sense for Glenis to integrate her own practices with her working life while providing a ‘safe space’ for her clients to experience these things too.
Glenis’ business goal is to create a sustainable enterprise teaching and offering classes and workshops for individuals and groups in a wide variety of settings: community centres, gyms located in or near hospitals, outdoors in parks, in the wellness centres run by Brisbane City Council as well as in corporate workspaces.
Being a member of the Global Sisters Tribe for Glenis means enjoying the support, learning, gaining knowledge, inspiration, encouragement and mentorship the community provides.