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Our Instructors

Jeni Watson

Owner & CZO (Chief Zen Officer)

After leaping out of a successful corporate career, for Jen, coming back to the Barre in her 40's was like coming home. Starting ballet classes at age 5, Barre has been a combination of all of her deepest loves - yoga, pilates, and dance.

After spending the past few years immersed in study, Jen is a RYT ( Registered Yoga Teacher) 500hrs, Diploma in Clinical Pilates & Cert 4 in Pilates, a new chapter was born with Roaming Zen in 2016 - leading yoga and wine events throughout the stunning vineyards of Adelaide Hills and beyond.

After opening her own bricks 'n mortar studio in 2017 which offers regular classes, workshops, and more, Jen has now lined up inspiring global retreats for all movement and Barre lovers alike!

Ashleigh Hauschild

Barre, TRX, Dance & Yoga Instructor

Ashleigh as a young girl was interested in football and playing with
her two older brothers at the family hobby farm. At the age of eight,
having become a complete tomboy, her mother enrolled her in
dance lessons to build grace, coordination and confidence.

It was then that she grew a passion for the performing arts and has been
performing ever since(don’t worry, her love of football still lives on).

Ashleigh has travelled all over the world performing in shows such
as Hansel & Gretel, Cinderella, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Funny
Girl, Follies and CATS the musical starring Delta Goodrem.

Through the demands of dance, Ashleigh discovered the benefits
of pilates, finding it extremely beneficial for improving strength,
flexibility, toning and injury prevention. This led to her training in
barre and pilates in 2013.

Ashleigh is excited to be moving back home to Adelaide to drink
cups of tea on the deck and beat her family at canasta.

She will be returning to university to study a Bachelor of Health and
Rehabilitation Science and hopes to study yoga in the near future.

She is absolutely thrilled to be a part of the beautiful Roaming Zen
family and can’t wait to grow, sweat and laugh with you all!

Anna Reudiger

Barre & TRX Instructor

Anna is a qualified Occupational Therapist and an experienced Barre instructor. What she loves most about Barre is that it is a safe workout that targets all muscle groups to strengthen and tone the whole body evenly, and can be modified to suit any age, body type, or fitness level.

Anna has always had a love for movement and music. From a very young age Anna would borrow ballet books from the library, and grew up playing netball, tennis, learning piano and singing, and has done ballet, hip-hop, jazz dance and musical theatre. With a love for music and movement, the combination of these two elements pulls at Anna's heartstrings and makes RZ Barre the perfect workout.

Anna is passionate about enabling and empowering people to live their best lives, and believes that health and fitness are very important elements to this, as well as building relationships and community. Outside of the studio, Anna finds her Zen through music, spending time with family and friends, and enjoying the gorgeous outdoors.

Lauren Kilminister

Barre, TRX & Yoga Instructor

Lauren has always had a passion and keen interest for the health and fitness industry but struggled to find something that truly resonated with her until she discovered barre in 2011 - immediately she knew she’d found her THING! After practicing daily for a year Lauren decided to do her teacher training and became a Barre instructor in August 2011 along side RZ owner Jeni - As a keen drama enthusiast barre has allowed Lauren to combine all her passions into one awesome practice; health, fitness, community and a touch of theatrics (always a laugh or two!)

Whilst in Savasana at a yoga event in July 2016 Lauren had a realisation that she needed to leave her long term career in administration and choose happiness over money; when you’re happy everything else falls into place. After wanting to do her yoga teacher training for several years she knew this was the time. Fast forward 4 months and Lauren graduated from her 200hr yoga teacher training with Power Living in Fitzroy, Victoria.

Lauren is currently a new mumma to little Indie but you'll still see her around the studio doing a class or hanging about with a cup of tea. Lauren teaches Barre, TRX, F.I.T and Vinyasa Yoga.

Sharing her skills and passion with the community, watching people reach their fitness goals and loving the journey is her favourite part.

Meet Lauren at the Barre or on the Mat and leave feeling refreshed, happy and balanced!

Hayley Johns

Pilates & TRX Instructor

Falling in love with Barre in 2014 after finding it the perfect escape from traditional gyms and standard workouts, Hayley started teaching Barre in April 2016. As an instructor,
she aims to keep her classes fun and balanced, while also challenging.
Hayley has recently completed her Certificate IV in Pilates and is currently studying Physiotherapy and a Diploma in Clinical
Pilates.

She has been interested in health her whole life, also completing a Bachelor of Human Nutrition. Her aim is to be able to support everyone in their journey towards health and fitness.

Hayley is an advocate for exercise to help clear the mind and improve overall wellbeing and hopes everyone is able to walk out
of class feeling refreshed and ready to tackle the world outside the studio.

Toni Cartwright

Pilates & TRX Instructor

Toni has been a Pilates devotee and advocate since July 2008 when her husband sustained a serious lower back injury. While participating alongside her husband in his rehabilitation sessions, she noticed a positive change in her own mind and body.
 
In July 2011, Toni sustained her own life changing injury and her commitment to Pilates assisted in her recovery and her injury’s ongoing maintenance.
 
Deciding to become an instructor in 2013, Toni has since completed Polestar Pilates internationally accredited matwork and studio qualifications. She left her corporate career in October 2014 to fully commit herself to Pilates.
 
Providing enjoyable and effective Pilates sessions, Toni focuses on controlled movements, proper alignment and correct technique ensuring her clients get the most out of their class.
 
She is passionate about how Pilates provides a mind-body connection and how it can have a positive effect for every person, every day, both inside and outside the studio.

Anna Vogelsang

Pilates & Yoga Instructor

Anna holds a Diploma in Clinical Pilates, Certificate IV in Pilates (Breathe Education) and is a qualified yoga instructor. She is also in her 4th year of Exercise Physiology at UniSA.*

Anna is fascinated by the human body and is constantly seeking more information to deepen her knowledge. Anna simply loves teaching and empowering people with information and a sense of control over their bodies. She aims to spread the joy and knowledge of the benefits of exercise. She sees movement not only as medicine, vital to our health, but also as a celebration of what our bodies can do.

Anna has worked with a wide range of clients including (but certainly not limited to): everyday fitness-seekers, chronic pain sufferers, people living with neurological conditions, cancer patients, wheel chair users, athletes and people young and young at heart.

*Not sure what an Exercise Physiologist is?
http://exerciseright.com.au/what-is-an-accredited-exercise-physiologist/

Jane Dempsey

Pilates & Yoga Instructor

Jane is a lover and devote of yoga for over 20 years and a passion for pilates for around 10 years.

Jane loves yoga for the balancing of the mind, body and soul, the strength, flexibility and well-being that it creates for in life.  Pilates for Jane gives core, strength and amazing benefits for postural alignment, chronic pain or injuries.  Pilates enabled Jane to recover from injury that occurred during labour and she now lives pain free.

Jane is passionate about improving muscle activation, strength and flexibility and working with clients to achieve positive results for their bodies. Jane qualified in Pilates with Studio Pilates and started teaching pilates and yoga in Victoria. She absolutely loves working and connecting with people and their bodies.  

Jane recently re-located back to Adelaide after a 20 years living in Victoria, She continues to practice both yoga and pilates to deepen awareness, understanding and knowledge in both modalities, through continuing education, practice and teaching.

Bec French

Yoga Instructor

Bec has been practising you for over 20 years. It brings her great joy and balance.

She had the wonderful opportunity to complete her 500hrs Purna Yoga Teacher Training with Byron Yoga Centre in 2016. The training gave her a beautiful foundation in learning and teaching a gentle, relaxing & energising class.

She clearly loves teaching and sharing yoga to encourage the awareness of what yoga brings.

An asset to the Roaming Zen community.

Laura Laws

Yoga Instructor

Laura completed her 500 hr teacher training with Byron Yoga Centre in 2017. Thoroughly enjoying building her knowledge in teaching across asana, anatomy, meditation, pranayama and yoga philosophy.

Laura has had a dedicated self practise since 2011 following a pregnancy loss and felt yoga "put her back together"

An instant love for the combination of stretching, strength, mental clarity and joy that Yoga brings.

A daily practise shared on the mat with her two energetic boys who are always keen to join in!

Before the move to Adelaide, Laura completed her teacher training in Religious Studies and has been teaching high school children since 2007. A BA in Dance & Sociology (Hons) Laura has always loved movement and studying different cultures & beliefs.

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