About Maria


Ms Maria Jude

Trauma-Sensitive Yoga Teacher and Massage Therapist

Maria is a certified Senior Yoga Teacher and Trauma Center Trauma-Sensitive Yoga facilitator, trainer, and mentor. She facilitates yoga for individuals and within class settings, delivering half day and 20 hour foundational TCTSY workshops.  She also provides training and mentorship in the annual 300 hour (7 month) professional certification in TCTSY for The Center for Trauma and Embodiment at JRI.

Maria owns and runs the practice Centre of Balance in Hobart, Tasmania, bringing trauma informed Naturopathy, Remedial Massage and Yoga to her work.

Maria has facilitated trauma-sensitive yoga within various settings for those affected by incarceration, sexual assault, family violence, eating disorders, homelessness, refugee populations and mental health challenges.

Maria has been an active part of the TCTSY community since 2015, with a 3 decade background of working as Registered Nurse and within complimentary health care.

Maria lives on the traditional unceded lands of the Muwinina people, and has been gifted with 3 children (now adults) and 4 granddaughters, and is known affectionately as ‘Nana Beach.’