Team

Learn from our experienced team as they safely guide you through your practice with a sequence of postures to strengthen and stretch the body matched with a playlist to soothe the soul.

Our Teachers

Sammy Veall

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Sammy Veall

Yoga + Studio Owner 
 

Sammy Veall

Sammy Veall

Yoga + Studio Owner 
 

Sammy is the owner and founder of Yoga 213.

When she was just 21, a fire exploded on her resulting in 3rd degree burns to 35% of her body. After spending a month in hospital and teaching herself to walk again Sammy moved to LA where she was introduced to music and yoga. It was the freedom and joy of the practice that made Sammy fall in love with everything that yoga had to offer. After her first class she signed up for a 3 month training with Steve Ross and began planning her dream to open up a studio of her own.

Basing her studio around her love for interiors, colour and her ‘To be Happy’ easy going nature Sammy opened up Yoga 213 in March 2013, and runs yearly retreats and teacher trainings with Australian and International yoga teachers!

Sammy teaches Flow, Chill and Roots Yoga at 213. Her classes are relaxed, fun, challenging, filled with music and reflect her easy going happy nature.



Ash Dickinson

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Ash Dickinson

Yoga + Studio Manager 
 

Ash Dickinson

Ash Dickinson

Yoga + Studio Manager 
 

Where do you call home?

Melbourne.

What trainings have made you the teacher you are today? 

I completed my first 200HR YTT at Power Living in Brunswick. Since then I have partaken in numerous smaller trainings, immersions and workshops mainly with Deborah Langley, Chris Wilson, Duncan Parviainen. I feel very fortunate to live in a city that has a very strong network of teachers that I can continue to learn from and be mentored by.

Why yoga?

It makes me feel free, completely in my body and boundless of all anxiety and stories. It’s the breath, the sweat, the tears, the grit, the music, the silence. Everything about the practice encourages me to continue to dig deeper, ask questions and this sweet reminder that we are all on the journey of coming home to ourselves. Over everything, the practice allows me to find the pause button, in a city that encourages anything but.

What can students expect in your classes? 

My classes are energetic and playful, with a creative mix of sequencing and pace of movements. I like to flow in my own body so this style continues through my teachings, this is layered with opportunities to build strength, find stillness and soften our thinking – something we all need.

A quote of phrase you live by?

Everyone is doing their best with what they have and the way that they know how.

One food you could never live without?

Chocolate!

Your favourite music artist to practice to?

This constantly changes – but always love chilled electronic music to practice to. Right now, I am loving Yakamoto Kotzuga and Man of No Ego.

To Be Happy is the 213 Moto, how do you stay happy?

Nourishing my mind, body & soul through good food, great company & the hybrid movements of yoga and boxing – a great cocktail for happiness.



Sacha Flanagan

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Sacha Flanagan

Yoga + Meditation  
 

Sacha Flanagan

Sacha Flanagan

Yoga + Meditation  
 

Where do you call home?

I’m originally from Perth, so I guess that is home for me. But my heart is here in Melbourne. 

What trainings have made you the teacher you are today?

I’ve done a bunch of trainings since completing my initial YTT back in 2014, and the ones that have really resonated were the Soulful Practice with Sian Pascal, drawing from tantric modalities with a focus on meditation, mantra and pranayama. I also just recently completed my advanced 300H with (Here) Yoga, lead by Nicky Grimsdale- who is an absolute sequencing wizard.

Why yoga?

I feel most alive when I am in my body. The yoga practice provides me with a platform to inwardly connect and gives me the tools to navigate through this crazy thing we call life. 

What can students expect in your classes?

Fluid movements and creative flows, with a focus on interconnectivity through breath to calm the mind. 

A quote or phrase you live by?

All that is meant for you will come to you.

One food you could never live without?

Mango.

Your favourite music to practice to?

It really depends on my mood, but I love creating new playlists for my classes to keep things fresh. I enjoy an electronic vibe, but also dig sexy soulful tunes. 

To Be Happy is the 213 motto. How do you stay happy?

Surrounding myself with inspiring people, music and art. 



Tiffany Simon

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Tiffany Simon

Yoga + Meditation 
 

Tiffany Simon

Tiffany Simon

Yoga + Meditation 
 

Where do you call home?

I have lived all over the place and my family are all from different parts of the world, so I’ve never had a single place I call home – now home is wherever my mat, my dog and my plants are.

What trainings have made you the teacher you are today? 

My training through Yoga 213 has had the biggest impact on who I am today as a yoga teacher. It ignited my passion for teaching and allowed me to become my own style of teacher, learning from the very best mentors who all imparted their own specialist knowledge, style and life lessons on me. I’ve attended additional workshops and trainings since then, and particularly loved one I did with Patrick Beach that reminded me yoga is all about fun and play, and bringing your passion for the practice to teaching.

Why yoga? 

It was love at first down dog for me and yoga. I was instantly hooked on the feeling of stretching out my body while also building strength and clearing my mind. For me as soon as I step onto my mat, it’s the only time I’m able to tune out the rest of the world and my own thoughts in a way that I can’t in any other way. Even if it’s just for an hour, I can find some peace and stillness, and a sense of release that comes from letting it all go just for a little while. 

What can students expect in your classes? 

Students can expect to have fun first and foremost! For me yoga is a playful practice and I try to bring that across with my sequences and playlists. They can also expect to leave feeling a little lighter, a little more relaxed and empowered to take on whatever comes next in their day.

A quote or phrase you live by? 

“The heart has reasons that reason can not know” has been a guiding force in my life for a long time – sometimes things don’t make logical sense, but they make sense for some other reason that you can’t quite put your finger on. I’m a big believer in following the unknown if it feels right in your heart.

One food you could never live without? 

This is a tough one there are so many…This will sound so boring but probably vegetables, if I don’t eat enough throughout the day I don’t like how I feel.

Your favourite music to practice to? 

This really depends on my mood. Of course I love a good hip hop flow, with a bit of Drake, Travis Scott and the classics like Biggie and Tupac. I also love to practice to old school soul, or if I’m feeling like a slower flow then some Ziggy Alberts or chill electronic or reggae vibes.

To Be Happy is the 213 motto. How do you stay happy? 

By practicing and teaching yoga as much as I can! Being in the 213 studio is truly my happy place. Outside of that I try and eat yummy healthy food, get as much sunshine as possible, hang out with my dog and meditate.



Aoife Kavanagh

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Aoife Kavanagh

Yoga + Meditation  
 

Aoife Kavanagh

Aoife Kavanagh

Yoga + Meditation  
 

Where do you call home?

Dublin, Ireland

What trainings have made you the teacher you are today?

200hr Hatha in Dharmshala, India.

800hr Byron yoga

50hr Tantra Creature yoga

Why yoga?

Connection to spirit therefore a deeper connection to self. Yoga truly gives us the tools we need to navigate our way through life

What can students expect in your classes?

Heartfelt honesty! With considered & creative sequencing. We are all on the same beautiful journey.

A quote or phrase you live by?

Ego says, once everything falls into place I will find peace.  Spirit says, once I find peace everything will fall into place.

One food you could never live without?

Porridge! Maybe an Irish thing?

Your favourite music artist to practice to?

I like juicy flowy stuff – Yaima is the artist, Iskra is fav of mine.

To Be Happy is the 213 motto, how do you stay happy?

By remembering it’s an inside job & staying true to that. But also, 1000% Yoga.



Amelia La Rosa

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Amelia La Rosa

Yoga + Meditation  
 

Amelia La Rosa

Amelia La Rosa

Yoga + Meditation  
 

Where do you call home?

Melbourne, Australia.

What trainings have made you the teacher you are today?

I completed my 200hr teacher training at Good Vibes Yoga with Phoebe Waters – the anatomy queen, and Jennalea McInnes who has continuously inspired me over the past 5 years. Since then, I have continued to learn from Phoebe in her ‘Applying Anatomy to Asana’ immersion, as well as an online self-lead course ‘Ayurveda for Yoga Teachers’ by Honey Bachan (@seed_of_self) who’s content I constantly refer back to.

Why yoga?

For me, movement is medicine. Yoga is incredibly empowering and it feels spacious & grounding for my whole being. I love that I can always return to my mat feeling truly supported & present in whatever arises in that moment.

What can students expect in your classes?

Expect an energising and playful practice, encouraging curiosity & exploration of yourself. We’ll cultivate a conscious connection to the breath and move with intention and authenticity – all pieced together with fun fluid sequencing, laughs and good times!

A quote or phrase you live by?

Two that I live by daily;

What you seek, is seeking you – Rumi

Rest: cleanses energy – Lalah Delia

One food you could never live without?

Avocado & dark chocolate – equal love for both

Your favourite music artist to practice to?

My Spotify features a little bit of everything! It really changes daily depending on how I feel. I love chill electronic vibes, hip hop and sweet soulful music for the slower flows.

To Be Happy is the 213 motto, how do you stay happy?

Constantly checking in with myself, intuitive movement, ocean swims, & staying connected with my community.



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