Treatment/practitioner/Studio Space available to Rent

At Ananda hot yoga we have a beautiful treatment room that is available for anyone who need a space for a private treatment,meeting or counselling.

Our beautiful studio space is also available for hire on the times that classes are not running.

For more details please don't hesitate to contact us via email or call.

Shiri 0400 882 715  

Genevieve Marendaz

Genevieve has been practicing Shiatsu for several years and comes from a background of remedial massage (7 years) and Reiki (20 years, 3rd level).

Shiatsu is a Japanese style of body therapy performed through clothing on a futon. Shiatsu works with the flow of vital lifeforce energy that can be known as Qi, Chi, Ki or Prana. A good starting framework is to understand that Shiatsu utilises the same meridian pathways and underlying system as Traditional Chinese Medicine. Techniques include a variety of compression, stretching and acupressure to release tension and restore systems to a balance.

( It may also utilize cupping (flame or suction), gua sha or moxibustion.

Regular shiatsu can form an integral part of a healthy lifestyle as well as an opportunity to address specific complaints. Genevieve believes strongly in the capacity for shiatsu to not only relax the body and mind, reduce stress and anxiety but also to allow clients to form a deeper connection with their bodies. It is this access with the deeper self that helps clients to listen to the messages their bodies are communicating. Shiatsu is also traditionally used to prevent imbalances in the body, mind and spirit system before they manifest as sickness.


Shiatsu is recommended for:

Muscular tension and pain

Menstrual cycle issues and transitions

As a mind, body & soul integration and support, during or after major life events 

Stress, anxiety and difficulty sleeping

Digestive issues

Providing a space to access deep communion within oneself at a soul level



“With shiatsu I feel as though we are working together, I feel as though I’m in the body I’m meant to be in”   

Fiona, client testimony


Diploma of Shiatsu and Oriental Therapies

Diploma of Remedial Massage

Member of Massage and Myotherapists Australia

Registered with private health fund providers

Welcoming any queries on: 


Phone: 0431 947 901

Nicky Allison

Nicky is a Clinical Hypnotherapist specialising in the Virtual Gastric Band Programme – a lap band without
the surgery!! Using hypnosis to bypass the conscious mind we actively go about permanently changing
deeply ingrained emotional eating patterns and eliminating food addictions such as sugar or alcohol.

Perfect for all shapes and sizes!

Nicky is also a Naturopath using various modalities for treatment including herbal medicine, nutrition,
homoeopathy, Bush Flower Remedies, aromatherapy and iridology to assist the body and mind to heal
She is passionate about the body/mind connection and uses Hypnosis to change deeply ingrained belief
systems and emotional patterns that may be holding us back from total healing of the mind and body.

Phone: 0405 625 914

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Ananda Hot Yoga 
9 Bayview Rd Belgrave 3160
0400 882 715 Shiri