Made for Melbourne

Melbourne is known for its thriving yoga community. But with hundreds of studios, teachers, workshops and events to choose from, it can be overwhelming finding the right practice for you.

Vinny (which is short for Vinyasa) is here to help you make the most out of your time on the mat. No matter where you are in Melbourne. We carefully curate a selection of Melbourne’s best yoga teachers and studios all into one place. Think of us as your newest yoga pal, keeping you motivated and up to date on the latest yoga happenings.


With over 100 hand-picked studios and teachers, get insight into the people behind the yoga — who they are, what they care about and how they like to teach. Expand your practice with how-to guides, online courses and insider tips. Be the first to know about the latest Melbourne yoga events, workshops, retreats, teacher trainings, and jobs.


If you’re looking to connect with a curious and motivated audience who care about their health & wellbeing, then partner with us to grow your brand’s awareness. Whether it’s with a sponsored content series, a tiered advertising package or custom photoshoot, we can work with you to tailor the ideal solution for your budget – big or small. Contact us at

Meet Andie: Vinny Founder and Editor

Believe it or not, my first yoga experience was in San Francisco back in 2009 when Bikram Yoga was all the rage. The extreme heat, the carpeted floor, the static poses — needless to say it wasn’t my kind of yoga. But fast-forward a couple of years and a handful of Hatha and Ashtanga classes later, I went to my first Vinyasa class. Like many lovers of Vinyasa, the dynamic, fluid, dance-like movement completely got me. It was like a warm welcome home and I’ve been practicing ever since!

That exact feeling is what sparked the idea for Vinny. I completely believe that there is a yoga practice for everyone, it’s just about discovering the kind of yoga that resonates with you. My hope is that Vinny plays a role in helping you find that ideal yoga practice, the one that makes you feel right at home. From the teachers and studios we feature, to the content we create, Vinny’s goal is to shift the common misconceptions about yoga and to continue making yoga accessible for people of many levels and backgrounds.

Prior to launching Vinny, I spent my days working in the San Francisco startup world for companies like ModCloth, Thumbtack and Uber, then shortly after moving to Melbourne in 2015, I worked as a Creative Producer for lululemon. I completed my 200 hour YTT with Yoke Yoga and have taught at their South Melbourne location as well as other studios like Good Vibes Yoga and Kindred Movement.

I love chatting about and learning about yoga just as much as I love practicing it, so if you’d like to connect further or collaborate or just be yoga pals, I’m definitely keen. Bring a croissant and I’m even more keen!

See you on the mat soon,
Andie Pineda


Vinny Yoga acknowledges the traditional owners and sovereign custodians of the land on which Vinny Yoga is situated, the peoples of the Kulin Nation. We extend our respects to their ancestors and all First Nations peoples and elders past, present, and future.

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