Pranabar, Our Mission

Our mission at Pranabar is to give all beings a greater sense of clarity, calmness, and confidence. Meditation and mindfulness need to be accessible to everybody. We achieve this accessibility through with considered guidance and care through our array of expert facilitators. Guiding you every step of the way along your meditation sequence.

  • Yoga classes for all ages and abilities
  • Specialist meditation-only classes
  • One-on-one coaching
  • Private classes for groups of 6 or more
  • Yoga therapy
  • Massage
  • Courses & retreats

Who's at Pranabar?

While Sankalpananda and the Evolve team are the primary facilitators at Pranabar, we have a wonderful community of like-minded individuals and groups sharing this space.

Sankalpananda Saraswati (Wendy Vermeulen)

Founder, Chief Yoga & Meditation Officer

Director and founder of Pranabar, Wendy has been passionately and devotionally pursuing self expansion in many facets for over 30 years, starting the journey in the fitness industry with an interest in all things body. The journey soon expanded into mind, energy and higher consciousness. Through the vast teachings of Yoga and the latest findings in Neuroscience, Quantum Physics and more, Sankalpa is forever expanding on her awareness and sharing these teachings in her classes, workshops and one on one Yoga therapy sessions.

Nadia Gagne

Yoga Facilitator

Nadia, originally from Canada, has a deep passion for sharing effective lifestyle tools that assist in lasting change. Her ‘8 pillars to wellbeing” course is hugely popular and is available here at Pranabar as well as online. Nadia is available for one on one consultations as well as Yoga classes and bodywork.


Yoga Facilitator

Originally from South America, Xime brings her unique style and deep passion for Yoga and expanded learning to her sessions. Xime also offers one on one and small group sessions in Aerial yoga (Hammock).


Marketing and Admin Manager

Having grown up with a passionate, devotional yogi mum, holistic living comes naturally to Jess.
With a degree in communications, plenty of experience in event management, hospitality, admin, marketing and PR, Jess is an exceptional multi tasker, loves planning and has a list, spreadsheet or visionboard for everything!

Jess brings a passion for sustainable living + business to the team.


Accounts Extraordinaire

Jo is our accounts extraordinaire, with a strong belief in the need to restore work/life balance, build connections with like-minded people and growing a local and wider community. Jo is not your standard accounts manager but an all-round, think outside the box, sustainable approach to business kind of person. Jo has a wealth of knowledge and assists businesses like Pranabar in the most empowering way.