Emmanuelle Brown is the owner and director of Chirn Park Pilates & Yoga studio. After 12 years of working within the health and wellness industries Emmanuelle continues to educate herself by exploring all facets of the mind and body. Her most recent endeavor is with Polestar Pilates acquiring the highest qualification in pilates globally. In addition, she continues to return to Anand Prakash Yoga Ashram every year as to contemplate in retreat under the guidance of her guru Yogarishi Vishvaketu.
Blending her vast knowledge, she is now a holistic training specialist focusing on developing specialized programs for clients wanting weight loss, muscular / skeletal re-alignment, spiritual wellbeing and a pain free existence.
Today Emmanuelle is known for her life-affirming and exuberant teaching style, offering her years of experience with potent Pilates principles of alignment, elegant tantric philosophy and healing techniques that embody her own Practice (Sadhana). Her focus is to creatively inspire her students so they may learn to facilitate their own growth within the realms of spirituality and the healing of mind, body and spirit. Her aim is to create community, bringing people closer through the exploration of pilates and yoga.
As a third generation yogini Emmanuelle was born onto a spiritual path, she was first introduced to Yoga by her Grandmother at age 4. She also studied under Reiki master Rev. Beth Grey of the Usui Shiki Ryoho lineage becoming a Reiki practitioner at age 5.
After training in classical ballet and performing arts for 15 years, she worked as professional dancer where she was introduced to the Pilates Method. Emmanuelle began working under mentor Craig Langley at Matrix Wellbeing Centre in Melbourne. Emmanuelle also lectured and facilitated many Pilates classes & courses for Universities and Colleges throughout Melbourne.
This is where she met her Yoga teacher, Channa Dassanayaka, with whom she trained in a Buddhist Vinayasa Yoga. Truly inspired by Channa’s wisdom, Emmanuelle traveled to the home land of Yoga and undertook study of Yogic science and philosophy over a period of 2 years in Rishikesh, India.
She studied under her Guru, Yogi Vishvaketu of the Nath Lineage, with whom she deepened her understanding of yogic practices, history and philosophy.
Throughout her travels Emmanuelle has taught Mediatation, Pilates and Yoga classes in the United Kingdom, Mexico, Bali and France; most recently in India and Nepal where she had the pleasure of a two month retreat in the Tibetan Buddhist monastery of Kopan. Here she enjoyed the privilege of teaching its occupants and meditating for more than 7 hours a day. Since returning to Australia Emmanuelle she hascontinued to evolve and acquiring more qualifications in wellness, pilates & yoga